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Softbank’s To Buy ARM For $32 Billion

The global leader in smartphone chip design, UK-based ARM confirmed on Monday it agreed to a $32 billion acquisition offer from Japan's tech giant SoftBank Group Corp, an almost 43% premium over the share price. This comes at a perfect time when the sterling pound has...

Success of LINE- Story of platform stickiness & beyond

Tapping the untapped: South East Asian (SEA) countries became a growth engine for LINE’s business in the last two years. Monthly Active Users (MAU) in Taiwan, Thailand & Indonesia together more than doubled in the same period, reached 91 million combined in...

Wearables for Athletic Performance

This is the latest in a series of blogs where I discuss the learnings obtained from trying various wearable devices to aid my training for a significant sporting event. On July 2nd I participated in a 44km SwimRun event (http://www.brecaswimrun.com/breca-buttermere)....

China Approaching 600 Million LTE Subs

We have discussed before (here) on how 4G LTE has been leapfrogging 3G adoption in China and the key reasons which have driven this ramping adoption. China has more than 1.3 billion subscriptions out of which LTE subscriptions have crossed 500 Million mark at the end...

Are self-driving cars safe?

Well, clearly not safe enough to deal with a high-riding tractor-trailer at freeway speeds, yet. Media reports suggest a self-driving Tesla (on “autopilot”) was involved in a fatal crash a couple of months ago. While all the details about the circumstances of the...

In-Car Advertisement: Changing Landscape

The opportunity and the opportunist Ride hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Didi Chuxing are changing the commuting landscape. An average American spends around 50 minutes per day commuting. While on a ride, riders are essentially captive in a comfortable...

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