Broadcom caught doing unfair business practices against Samsung, fined $14.3 million

The South Korean antitrust regulator has slapped a KRW 19.1 billion (around $14.3 million) fine on Broadcom, the famous US-based multinational chip company. According to a Korea Times report, after a four-year investigation, the South Korean regulator found that Broadcom has been following unfair business practices against Samsung Electronics. Broadcom used its market-dominant position and […]

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La France compte 1,16 million de fauteuils de cinéma

Avec ses 6298 écrans, ses 2061 établissements et ses 1,16 million de fauteuils, la France possède l’un des plus beaux parcs de salles de cinéma du monde. Un parc de salles très diversifié puisque 54,7% des salles sont mono écran (1128 cinémas) alors que 12% sont des multiplex au nombre de 247.  L’étude du CNC […]

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Bethesda’s Starfield reaches 10 million players across Xbox and Windows PC

What you need to know Bethesda Game Studios’ Starfield launched into early access on Sep. 1, 2023 for Xbox and PC, with the standard edition arriving on September 6. On September 7, Bethesda shared that Starfield crossed 6 million players, becoming Bethesda’s biggest launch ever.  A couple of weeks later, Bethesda revealed that Starfield has […]

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Realme 11 Pro and 11 Pro+ reach one million sales in India

Realme launched the 11 Pro and 11 Pro+ in India in mid-June, and it looks like they have been very well received in the three months that have passed since. Today the brand has proudly announced that the Realme 11 Pro and 11 Pro+ have together reached one million units sold in India so far. […]

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Xbox Game Pass has ‘over 30 million’ subscribers, according to this LinkedIn profile (update)

What you need to know Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s Netflix-like all-you-can-eat gaming service.  The last official update we got on the membership base pegged it at 25 million users.  Today, a LinkedIn profile may have given us a hint that it has officially crossed the 30 million mark.  Depending on how Microsoft tallies Xbox […]

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Xbox Game Pass has ‘over 30 million’ subscribers, according to this LinkedIn profile

What you need to know Xbox Game Pass is Microsoft’s Netflix-like all-you-can-eat gaming service.  The last official update we got on the membership based pegged it at 25 million users.  Today, a LinkedIn profile may have given us a hint that it has officially crossed the 30 million mark.  Depending on how Microsoft tallies Xbox […]

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Starfield is Bethesda’s biggest launch ever with 6 million players on Xbox and Windows PC

What you need to know Starfield is currently available on Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC, as well as being available through Xbox Game Pass.  Starfield released in early access for Premium Edition buyers on Sep. 1, 2023, with a wider launch on September 6.  According to Bethesda, Starfield already reached 6 million players the […]

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Xiaomi sells 1 million Redmi 12 series smartphones in India in a month

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 12 4G and Redmi 12 5G in India on August 1, and in their first sale on August 4, the company sold 300,000 units of these smartphones, achieving a milestone of INR 3 billion ($36 million/€33 million) in sales. Now, the Chinese phone maker has announced it sold over 1 million […]

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Dell Australia fined a whopping $6.5 million for placebo discounts on monitors

What you need to know The Federal court charged Dell Australia with a $6.5 million fine after being found guilty of providing misleading pricing information and discounts. Dell admitted to the allegations and cited that over 5,300 units have been sold using the ploy. The company was ordered to reimburse and issue corrective notices to […]

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Apple Will Soon Send Payments in $500 Million ‘Batterygate’ iPhone Throttling Lawsuit

iPhone owners who signed up to receive a payment under Apple’s “batterygate” ‌iPhone‌ throttling lawsuit settlement should soon be receiving their payments. As noted by The Mercury News, the judge overseeing the lawsuit has thrown out an appeal from two ‌iPhone‌ owners who were attempting to object to the settlement, clearing the way for the […]

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Roblox a déjà atteint le million de téléchargements sur Meta Quest 2

Confirmée il y a un mois à peine, la version Meta Quest 2 (et Quest Pro) du jeu Roblox est disponible gratuitement depuis le 27 juillet via le magasin App Lab du casque de réalité virtuelle. Quelques jours après ce lancement, on peut dire que le succès est au rendez-vous puisque sur Twitter, le fondateur […]

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Sony PlayStation 5 crosses 40 million sales globally

Sony has announced it has reached the milestone of selling more than 40 million PlayStation 5 units globally (as of July 16, 2023) since it was unveiled in 2020. Sony sold its 25 millionth PS5 unit in the fiscal quarter ending on September 30, 2022, meaning it took the Japanese company just a little over […]

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Netflix promet un salaire de près de 1 million de dollars à des experts en IA pour remplacer les acteurs

Netflix fait l’objet de critiques pour avoir proposé un poste de chef de produit en intelligence artificielle pour un salaire supérieur à 900 000 dollars, en pleine grève des acteurs et des scénaristes. Crédits : 123RF Alors que des sociétés de divertissement comme Disney ont refusé de préciser la nature de leurs investissements dans l’intelligence […]

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Netflix adds almost 6 million subscribers after crackdown on password sharing

Netflix increased its revenue, profit, and number of paying subscribers, according to the company’s latest quarterly report. All the numbers are higher than the forecasts, beating all expectations by analysts. The streaming platform began with “paid sharing” (the official name of the crackdown on account sharing) in the United States and brought 5.8 million new […]

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Netflix Gains Six Million Subscribers After Password Sharing Crackdown

Netflix earlier this year began cracking down on password sharing in the United States and other countries, and the effort has been successful, the company said today. Netflix gained 5.9 million new global subscribers in the second quarter of 2023, including more than one million in the U.S. and Canada, according to its most recent […]

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Meta’s ‘Threads’ reaches 100 million users, and now you can follow us there too

What you need to know Threads, an Instagram app from Meta, has surpassed 100 million users in less than a week. This makes it one of the fastest growing platforms in the world. Many users have flocked to Threads since Twitter implemented “rate limiting.” You can now follow team Windows Central on Threads too! Meta […]

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Android : attention, ces applications téléchargées 1,5 million de fois envoient vos données en Chine

Deux applications de gestion de fichiers sur le Google Play Store ont été découvertes comme étant des logiciels espions, mettant en danger la vie privée et la sécurité de près de 1,5 million d’utilisateurs d’Android. Crédits : Pixabay On le répète assez souvent sur le site, mieux vaut n’installer que des applications de confiance sur […]

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Threads reaches 10 million registrations in first 7 hours

Meta did a limited launch of Threads yesterday as a direct competitor of Twitter. Users can post texts, images, and videos up to 5 minutes and like, comment and re-share other people’s messages. And despite the limited availability the first 7 hours after the platform was started saw 10 million people signing up, Meta CEO […]

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Microsoft denies that 30 million customer accounts have been compromised

What you need to know Office 365 services experienced disruptions last month due to a DDoS attack. Microsoft identified Storm-1359 as the hacker group behind the hit, but Anonymous Sudan took credit via their Telegram channel. The tech giant indicated that the attackers didn’t access any customer data. Anonymous Sudan recently indicated that it was […]

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