BRCK acquires ISPs EveryLayer and Surf to boost Africa’s public Wi-Fi

BRCK acquires ISPs EveryLayer and Surf to boost Africa’s public Wi-Fi

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Zimbabwe’s net blackout, Partech’s $143M fund, Andela’s $100M raise, Flutterwave’s pivot Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to $143 million Kenyan communications hardware Read more about BRCK acquires ISPs EveryLayer and Surf to boost Africa’s public Wi-Fi[…]

Soar to New Heights with The King’s Bird Today on Xbox One

Soar to New Heights with The King’s Bird Today on Xbox One

I co-founded Serenity Forge along with a couple of friends a few years ago; and since then we’ve co-developed games like Where the Water Tastes Like Wine and the upcoming Once Upon a Coma, as well as ported and published games like A Case of Distrust, Four Sided Fantasy, and Lifeless Planet. The King’s Bird Read more about Soar to New Heights with The King’s Bird Today on Xbox One[…]

Netflix office goes on lockdown over report of a potential shooter, suspect now in custody

Netflix office goes on lockdown over report of a potential shooter, suspect now in custody

Alarming reports popped up on Twitter late Thursday of incident involving an armed individual at Netflix’s Hollywood office on Sunset Blvd. TechCrunch has confirmed with the Los Angeles Police Department that a call reporting a man with a gun first came in at 3:53 Pacific Time. According to the LAPD, there were no shots fired, Read more about Netflix office goes on lockdown over report of a potential shooter, suspect now in custody[…]

Free Play Days: NBA 2K19 and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Free Play Days: NBA 2K19 and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Here’s this weekend’s all-star lineup for Free Play Days! Xbox Live Gold members can celebrate all-star weekend with NBA 2K19 and play Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege in-between matches of the Six Invitational for free. The Free Play Days event begins Thursday, February 14 at 12:01 a.m. PT and runs through to Sunday, February 17 Read more about Free Play Days: NBA 2K19 and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege[…]

China’s Didi reportedly lost a staggering $1.6 billion in 2018

China’s Didi reportedly lost a staggering $1.6 billion in 2018

China’s largest car-hailing company is facing relentless pressure from all fronts. Beijing-based Didi Chuxing reportedly lost a staggering 10.9 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in 2018, according to financial data that Chinese news site 36Kr obtained. For some context, Uber posted a net loss of $939 million on a pro forma basis and an EBITA loss at $527 million during Read more about China’s Didi reportedly lost a staggering $1.6 billion in 2018[…]

Tips & Tricks for the Fast-Paced Arena Brawler Hyper Jam

Tips & Tricks for the Fast-Paced Arena Brawler Hyper Jam

On behalf of the Bit Dragon team, I am thrilled to announce that Hyper Jam has launched on Xbox One and is available for purchase right now on the Microsoft Store! For those of you who don’t know, Hyper Jam is a fast-paced arena brawler featuring a killer synthwave soundtrack and a dynamic perk drafting Read more about Tips & Tricks for the Fast-Paced Arena Brawler Hyper Jam[…]

Indonesia-focused Intudo Ventures raises new $50M fund

Indonesia-focused Intudo Ventures raises new $50M fund

Intudo Ventures, a VC firm focused on Indonesia, has closed a new $50 million fund. This is Intudo’s second fund to date following its $20 million debut last year. The firm is a relative newcomer to Southeast Asia but a key differentiator is that it is solely focused on Indonesia, which is the world’s fourth most populated country Read more about Indonesia-focused Intudo Ventures raises new $50M fund[…]

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Kingdom Hearts III

Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Kingdom Hearts III

Many of gaming’s most compelling stories come from those who’ve helped to create our favorite Xbox One games. In our Inside Xbox One X Enhanced series, these creators will share the behind-the-scenes accounts of the work involved in enhancing these epic games for Xbox One X, how they’ve helped chart the course of the world’s Read more about Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Kingdom Hearts III[…]

Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior

Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior

It’s well understood that many network breaches begin with phishing emails designed to trick users into giving hackers their credentials. They don’t even have to work to find a vulnerability, they can just waltz in the front door. Elevate Security, a San Francisco startup, wants to change that by helping employees understand phishing attacks better Read more about Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior[…]

Adventure FPS Away: Journey to the Unexpected Available Now on Xbox One

Adventure FPS Away: Journey to the Unexpected Available Now on Xbox One

Hello everyone! Away: Journey to the Unexpected is a colorful first-person adventure game with rogue-lite elements, heavily inspired by anime from our childhood, and it’s available today on Xbox One. The game has evolved quite a bit since its prototype. To celebrate the launch, let’s take a look back at how it changed throughout development. Read more about Adventure FPS Away: Journey to the Unexpected Available Now on Xbox One[…]