Tag Archives: Million

UPDATE: Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition for $400 Million USD

UPDATE: Apple has confirmed its acquisition of music identification app Shazam today. An Apple spokesperson told The Verge that “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple,” while Shazam said, “We are excited to announce that Shazam has entered into an agreement to become part of Apple.” Stay tuned in the followi…

Via: HYPEBEAST

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 USD to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Uber recently ousted its Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and another executive for their roles in a cover-up of a security breach that occurred last year.

According to the ride share platform, in October of 2016, two hackers broke their way into a secured archive folder and stole data on 57 million people. The hackers obtained name…

Via: HYPEBEAST

Nintendo Expected to Roll out 30 Million Switch Units in 2018

Following reports of supply shortages for the fledging Switch device, Nintendo is presumably planning to produce a huge amount of units in 2018. How many? The electronics giant is expecting to produce approximately 30 million units for its next fiscal year starting April 2018 until March 2019. According to the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo h…

Via: HYPEBEAST

TIDAL Gained 1.2 Million Subscribers Thanks to Beyoncé

TIDAL just revealed that Beyoncé’s new album LEMONADE gained it 1.2 million subscribers. The album was released exclusively on the service on April 23, and led to 306 million global streams of Beyoncé songs. This shows that TIDAL’s strategy of offering exclusive releases is actually working. Earlier in the year, Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo Via: HYPEBEAST

Mercedes-Benz Debuts a $1.7 Million USD Luxury Yacht

What was first a futuristic concept unveiled at the 2012 Monaco Yacht Show is now a marketable model ready for the public with Mercedes-Benz’s new Arrow 460 Granturismo Edition Yacht. Nicknamed the “Silver Arrow of the Seas,” this sleek, 14 meter-long (approximately 46 feet), 10 person-capacity luxury motor yacht runs on twin Yanmar diesel engines wit…

Via: HYPEBEAST

LACMA Acquires the $40 Million USD “Porno” House from ‘The Big Lebowski’

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art just made one of its biggest acquisitions to date: the infamous “porno” house of Jackie Treehorn from the Coen brothers’ iconic The Big Lebowski. Originally constructed by American architect John Lautner in the Beverly Crest area of Los Angeles, California back in 1963, the residence was …

Via: HYPEBEAST