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"Dota 2" team receives Guinness World Record for $9 million win

LOS ANGELES — Team Wings received a Guinness World Record on Friday after scoring the biggest winnings for a single esports event: $9,139,002 for the Dota 2 International 2016 championship.   Winning the Seattle summer tournament secured them a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableOct 28th, 2016

Memory module maker Apacer reports increased earnings for 1Q17

Memory module maker Apacer Technology has reported net profits of NT$107 million (US$3.552 million) for the first quarter of 2017, up 4.9% on quarter and 17.6% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$1.06 compared to NT$0.93 a quarter earlier and NT.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 min. ago

Swift starts testing viability of blockchain for international interbank financial transactions

Swift has announced that it is developing a proof of concept distributed ledger technology application in collaboration with banks around the world. The post Swift starts testing viability of blockchain for international interbank financial transac.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 24 min. ago

Elan sees earnings improve on year in 1Q17

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$140 million (US$4.654 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 13.58% on quarter but up 27.3% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$0.34 compared to NT$0......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Asia Tech Image profits soar in 1Q17

Contact image sensor (CIS) module maker Asia Tech Image (ATI) has reported net profits of NT$47.34 million (US$1.574 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing 249% from a year earlier......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

SPIL posts profit drop in 1Q17

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported net profits of NT$996 million (US$33.1 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 64.8% sequentially and 37.9% on year. EPS for the quarter came to NT$0.32......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

LG Display 1Q17 net operating profit hits record

LG Display has released its first-quarter 2017 financial report, reporting net operating profit of KRW1,027 billion (US$912 million), the firm's highest-ever quarterly level......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

BigFlix will increase its focus on Indian market after exploding 4G growth

BigFlix, a subscription-led video on demand platform was launched in 2008, and claims to have 3.9 million registered users globally. The post BigFlix will increase its focus on Indian market after exploding 4G growth appeared first on Tech2. Wit.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 48 min. ago

With ‘Call of Duty: World War II’, the franchise is getting back to its roots yet again

It’s here at last, the trailer for Call of Duty: WWII, and it looks spectacular! The post With ‘Call of Duty: World War II’, the franchise is getting back to its roots yet again appeared first on Tech2. It’s here at last, the tra.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Swift starts testing viability of blockchain technology for international interbank financial transactions

Swift has announced that it is developing a proof of concept distributed ledger technology application in collaboration with banks around the world. The post Swift starts testing viability of blockchain technology for international interbank financ.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Holy Crap, David Fincher Is Directing the World War Z Sequel

Though the first World War Z was a hit, it’s not necessarily a movie I was excited to see a sequel for. But that all changes with two words: David Fincher.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

2017 NAB Show Attendance Tops 103,000

Over one million square feet occupied.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

David Fincher Closing in on Directing World War Z Sequel

The Fight Club director is reportedly closing in to direct Brad Pitt in the sequel. In a surprising development, David Fincher is reportedly closing in to direct the sequel to 2013's World War Z. Variety reports that Paramount Pictures is not.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Article: Programmatic Ad Spending Soars in Finland

Programmatic digital display ad spending in Finland totaled €36.3 million ($40.3 million) in 2016, up 97% over 2015, comprising over a quarter of total digital display ad spending......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: Twitter Gains More Followers

Twitter’s latest quarterly results indicate the social network has found its footing once again. While revenues declined for the first time ever, the company added 9 million more users......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: Four Insights from WeChat"s 2017 User and Business Ecosystem Report

WeChat’s dominance of the messaging app space in China should not be news to anyone. By the end of 2016, WeChat reported having 889.3 million monthly active users, a figure that puts the service—if not in the same league—at least in.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: UK Consumers Open Minded About Machine Learning

Machine learning takes the heavy lifting out of interpreting and responding to the vast swathes of digital data available in the world today. In Great Britain, consumers are already well aware of the applications of this type of technology, and many.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Everything We Can Learn from the Most Famous Entrepreneurs Around the World

Everything We Can Learn from the Most Famous Entrepreneurs Around the World.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News5 hr. 40 min. ago

2018 FIFA World Cup will be the first with instant replay

Soccer (or, to the rest of the world, football) traditionalists have shunned video replay for years, claiming it would alter the sanctity of referees' calls. But well-documented flubbed calls like those that erroneously eliminated Engla.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 32 min. ago

Everfi raises $190 million to teach life skills and touchy subjects online

 Everfi Inc. has raised $190 million in Series D funding to teach students online the life skills and touchy subject matter that they never learned in school. A sampling of courses offered by Everfi range from “Harassment Prevention Traini.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Poshmark cash flow positive, on track for $100 million revenue

 Poshmark, the fashion resale social network, is on track for $100 million in revenue this year, TechCrunch has learned. We hear the company reached $50 million in revenue last year, which means they are on pace to double in 2017. The company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago