Tag: Billion

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next year. According to research…

Google spent over $1 billion on self-driving technology: Report

Google has been reluctant about sharing how much it spends on self-driving technology but now, the number — over $1 billion — has been accidentally revealed while reviewing documents…

Startups are here to create jobs and provide employment to 1 billion millennials

“We are nurturing our youngsters to be job creators and not job-seekers. Change in demand and technology is changing the nature of jobs.” The words of Prime Minister…

Amazon to Buy US Grocer Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a strong move to expand its growing reach into groceries. Amazon.com Inc. will…

Alibaba said to lead $1 billion funding in Chinese start-up Ele.me

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and its financial services affiliate plan to lead an investment round of at least $1 billion in Ele.me, one of the largest players in…

SoftBank Investing $5 Billion in China Ride Hailing Firm Didi Chuxing

SoftBank Group said it has agreed to invest $5 billion (roughly Rs. 32,163 crores) in China’s Didi Chuxing, confirming it led a recent fund-raising round by the ride-hailing…