Microsoft said on Tuesday it would buy videogame publisher Activision Blizzard in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion (roughly Rs. 512,362 crores), or $95.00 per share, inclusive of Activision Blizzard’s net cash. The Redmond-based software giant said that when the transaction closes, it will become the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent
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Apple was the most popular smartphone manufacturer in terms of worldwide smartphone shipments for Q4 2021, according to a report by market analyst firm Canalasy. The Cupertino-based smartphone manufacturer took the first spot from competitor Samsung, and accounted for 22 percent of global smartphone sales in the last quarter despite supply chain issues, and rising
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The ‘Fan Edition’ or FE series from Samsung was designed to offer enthusiast users flagship-grade smartphone features at mid-range prices. Samsung nailed it with the Galaxy S20 FE 5G, leaving not a lot of room for improvement. This year, we have a follow-up FE smartphone called the Galaxy S21 FE 5G, which Samsung hopes will be
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In 2020, Africa50, an infrastructure financier backed by the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) Group and a good number of African governments, hosted an innovation challenge that sought affordable and reliable solutions for last-mile internet connectivity across the continent. A proposal by Poa Internet, a Kenyan startup beat 673 others from across the world as a
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Samsung Galaxy S22 series is tipped to launch sometime next month. Now a tipster suggests that upcoming flagship smartphones from Samsung will launch alongside the brand’s flagship tablets. Samsung Galaxy S22 series is said to have three models – vanilla Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra. A report shares some official-looking renders of
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Ajenti is an open-source web-based system management control panel for managing remote Linux system administration tasks from the web browser much similar to the Webmin system administration tool. Ajenti is a much powerful and lightweight tool, that provides a fast and responsive web interface for managing small server set-ups and is also best suitable for
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The Nigerian government has announced the lifting of its seven-month Twitter ban after the social media company agreed to meet certain terms. This is good news for Twitter because Nigeria is Africa’s biggest country by population and GDP. Globally, big tech has come under scrutiny and assault by both democracies and autocracies alike. But what
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In Part 1 of our interview with Gregory Bryant, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Client Computing Group, Intel, we got some insight into the thought process that went into developing the 12th Gen ‘Alder Lake’ CPU family, which introduces heterogenous CPU core types to mainstream PCs and laptops for the first time. He also spoke
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Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a frequent fixture in the headlines. One day, someone is making millions selling “digital art” as an NFT. The next, a would-be NFT start-up has rug-pulled its investors, stealing all of their money. There is little doubt about it: NFTs are controversial. One thing levied at NFTs is their role in
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