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PUBG Sells 7 Million Copies, Passes 600,000 Concurrent Users – Report

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the most talked-about games right now, and some new statistics speak to just how enormously popular the Hunger Games-like shooter is. According to Steamspy data (via Metro UK), the game has passed 7 million copies sold. That’s a huge number, and it’s pretty impressive when you consider the game only came out in March and the fact that it remains unfinished. It’s been on Early Access since release. Battlegrounds costs $ 30, so with 7 million sales, it could have brought in as much as ...

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Pokemon Go's Pikachu Event Drew 2 Million Players, Here's How It Avoided Issues

Pokemon Go‘s series of summer live events got off to a rocky start with last month’s Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago. Due to the high volume of attendees, the event was plagued by technical issues that prevented many players from being able to even log in to the game. Pokemon Go developer Niantic applied the lessons it learned from that meet-up for the game’s most recent real-world event, last week’s Pikachu Outbreak in Japan, which would turn out to be much more successful. The event, which took place over the ...

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$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can’t Make Pizza

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Fear of AI and robotics is fairly common in humans. There have been ample predictions about how the robot/AI revolution will destroy an enormous number of jobs, while potentially posing an existential risk to the long-term survival of the human race. In the real world, however, our robot designs are much closer to a manufacturing robot on an assembly line than, say, Data (or even Bender). Case in point: Rodyman, the $ 2.9 million robot. ...

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Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $393 million sold in Illinois

What happens when you win the lottery? One down, one to go. There was one winning ticket in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, paying out an estimated $ 393 million, according to Mega Millions officials. It was the fifth largest jackpot in the game’s 15-year history. The winning ticket was bought in Palos Heights, Illinois, according to lottery officials. The winning numbers drawn Friday night were 23, 33, 53, 56, 58 and the Mega Ball was 6. It’s the first jackpot winner in Mega Millions since April 28. But if you ...

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Mnuchin sold companies for $15 million to avoid ethics conflicts

Steve Mnuchin in 60 seconds Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sold his real estate and entertainment businesses for at least $ 15 million to avoid conflicts of interest, according to newly released documents. Mnuchin told officials in January that he would dump the assets within months of being confirmed to comply with federal ethics laws. The financial disclosure forms show that he sold interests in Dune Real Estate Partners, Dune Capital Partners, Dune EntertainmentPartners and other companies in May. It is impossible to know exactly how much Mnuchin made off the ...

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CNNMoney readers react: She retired at 28 with $2.25 million

Planning young: a retirement roadmap On Wednesday, we profiled J.P. Livingston, a woman who worked in finance in New York City for seven years before retiring last year at age 28 with $ 2.25 million. The story got people talking. Many CNNMoney readers viewed Livingston as an outlier with advantages that most people don’t have because she graduated from Harvard with zero debt and had an extremely high income. RadicalM0derate says on Twitter: “So to retire young: get into Harvard & pay for it through scholarships and family $ ; ...

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Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute

In 2015, a jury found Apple had infringed on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and hit the company with a $ 234 million verdict for infringement. Two days ago, a judge more than doubled the amount Apple had to pay, resulting in total charges of $ 506 million. The judge justified the charges by noting Apple had continued to infringe on the Wisconsin-Madison patent through December 2016, rather than paying its fee and working with the University of Wisconsin-Madison on a future licensing agreement. The initial suit, ...

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Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Crosses 5 Million Copies Sold

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has continually been one of the most popular games on Steam and Twitch since its Early Access release in March, and its momentum still isn’t slowing down. Recently, the game crossed a new sales milestone, hitting 5 million copies sold. The news comes by way of the Steamspy tool, which collects data from Steam users. At the time of this writing, it shows Battlegrounds at around 5.19 million owners. This is quite the accomplishment for the game, especially since it’s only been out since March and is currently ...

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Kushner and Ivanka Trump detail big tech stake, art and up to $762 million in assets

Jared Kushner revises financial disclosures Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump filed disclosure documents on Friday that reveal new information about their extensive business holdings and investments that could be worth more than $ 762 million. Kushner’s document updates one released four months ago and includes some previously undisclosed holdings that comprise some of the couple’s most valuable investments. His interest in Cadre, a tech company that helps investors crowdfund real estate projects, is worth as much as$ 25 million. Kushner’s prior disclosure form listed Cadre’s parent company and its value, ...

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32 million more people would be uninsured under new Senate Obamacare repeal bill

Trump: Let Obamacare fail, it will be easier A new Senate bill to repeal Obamacare would leave 32 million more people uninsured by 2026 than under current law, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis released Wednesday. Even more stunning, three-quarters of the nation would live in areas with no insurers participating in the individual market by 2026 — leaving many without an option if they do not have employer-provided or government health insurance, such as Medicare or Medicaid. Also, premiums would about double by 2026, compared to current law. ...

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