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‘CryptoPunk’ NFT Sells for $11.8 Million, Says Sotheby’s

‘CryptoPunk’ NFT Sells for $11.8 Million, Says Sotheby’s

A non-fungible token (NFT) of a digital artwork called a “CryptoPunk” was sold for $11.8 million on Thursday, according to a tweet by auction house Sotheby’s. The NFT - a blockchain-based asset which certifies ownership of a digital object - was sold as part of the Sotheby’s online auction “Nativ

Microsoft Plans to Tap Smart TVs, Streaming Devices for Xbox Games

Microsoft Plans to Tap Smart TVs, Streaming Devices for Xbox Games

Microsoft said on Thursday it was working with global TV manufacturers so that gamers can play Xbox games through internet-connected televisions without any extra hardware other than a controller. Xbox is also building its own streaming devices for cloud gaming to reach gamers on any TV or monito

Alibaba to Develop Self-Driving Trucks with Logistics Unit Cainiao

Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group Holding Ltd plans to develop self-driving trucks with logistics subsidiary Cainiao, Chief Technology Officer Cheng Li said on Thursday. Cheng also said Cainiao aims to introduce 1,000 autonomous delivery robots in China over the next year. The announceme

France Fines Google 220 Million Euros Over Online Ad Dominance

France Fines Google 220 Million Euros Over Online Ad Dominance

France's competition regulator on Monday fined Google 220 million euros ($267 million) after finding it had abused its dominant market position for placing online ads, the latest move by European authorities to take tougher stances against US tech giants. The penalty is part of a settlement reach

Saudi Startup Red Sea Farms Raises $10 Mln to Fund Expansion

Saudi Startup Red Sea Farms Raises $10 Mln to Fund Expansion

Saudi Arabian agriculture technology startup Red Sea Farms on Monday said it had raised $10 million which it would use to develop commercial scale farming facilities and expand into neighboring United Arab Emirates. Red Sea Farms, established in 2018, grows tomatoes in an environment-controlled,

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