Nokia True Wireless Earbuds Now Available in India at Rs. 9,999, via Offline Stores

HMD Global had launched a new range of Nokia-branded earphones late last year, one of which were the Nokia True Wireless Earbuds. The headphones have been on sale internationally for a while now but are now officially available in India via offline retail stores. HMD Global’s Head of Social Media also recently tweeted that the
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Samsung Electronics is pouring resources into its telecom network equipment business, aiming to capitalise on the security fears hobbling China’s Huawei, according to company officials and other industry executives. Those efforts include moving high-performing managers and numerous employees to the network division from its handset unit, two Samsung sources said. Potential customers are taking notice
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Inside a Berlin ‘Gaming House’ – Where E-Sports Elite Hone Their Skills

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Living on site with colleagues for months on end sounds like a nightmare for many, but Berlin is becoming home to a growing number of ‘gaming houses’ within the e-sports community. Germany’s capital, which is hosting the European championships of the world’s most popular online video game ‘League of Legends’ until the end of March,
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Russian ‘Sovereign Internet’ Bill Gets First Approval

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Russian lawmakers backed tighter Internet controls on Tuesday to defend against foreign meddling in draft legislation that critics warn could disrupt Russia’s Internet and be used to stifle dissent. The legislation, which some Russian media have likened to an online “iron curtain,” passed its first of three readings in the 450-seat lower chamber of parliament.
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SoftBank Reports Rise in Operating Profit on Rising Valuations of Its Investments

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Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp announced a $5.5 billion (roughly Rs. 3,900 crores) share buyback on Wednesday as it reported a 60 percent rise in quarterly operating profit buoyed by rising valuations for its technology investments. SoftBank Group said it would repurchase 112 million shares worth JPY 600 billion ($5.5 billion) in the next 11 months, or
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Go-Jek makes first close of Series F round at $9.5B valuation

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Go-Jek,  the Indonesia-based ride-hailing company that is challenging Grab in Southeast Asia, has announced the first close of its Series F round, as TechCrunch reported last week. The company isn’t revealing numbers. Sources told us last week that it has closed around $920 million, but we understand that today that the round is at over $1 billion. Go-Jek is
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