Day: November 1, 2018

Father of Web, Tim Berners-Lee, Says Tech Giants May Have to Be Split Up

Silicon Valley technology giants such as Facebook and Google have grown so dominant they may need to be broken up, unless challengers or changes in taste reduce their clout, the inventor of the World Wide Webtold Reuters. The digital revolution has spawned a handful of US-based technology companies since the 1990s that now have a

Fortnite Creator Epic Games Raises $1.25 Billion From KKR, Others

Epic Games, the creator of video game sensation Fortnite, said on Friday it received $1.25 billion (roughly Rs. 9,200 crores) in funding from investors, including KKR & Co, Iconiq Capital and Smash Ventures. Fortnite, a sort of hybrid of The Hunger Games and Minecraft, drops 100 people onto an island to fight each other for survival.