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PUBG Developer Suing Multiple Companies, Including Apple, Over Copycat Games - IGN

PUBG developer Krafton has filed a lawsuit against mobile developer Garena, as well as both Apple and Google, over two mobile games that the developer believes copy its popular online shooter. #garena #shooter #pubg #krafton #ign
Tags: Apple, Google, Garena, PUBG, Krafton


PUBG’s developer is suing Apple, Google, and the developer of lucrative PUBG lookalike Free Fire

PUBG-maker Krafton filed a big lawsuit Monday: it’s suing the developer of two mobile games that it accuses of copying PUBG: Battlegrounds, the hit PC battle royale shooter, and it’s suing Apple... #pubg #battlegrounds #krafton #appstores
Tags: Apple, Apple Google, PUBG, Krafton


PUBG makers bring lawsuit against copycat game, plus Apple and Google

Krafton alleges infringement of PUBG by Garena Online, Google Play, and App Store #garenaonline #appstorekrafton #copycatgame #googlekrafton #pubg
Tags: Apple, Google, PUBG, Krafton, Garena Online Google


PUBG Maker Sues Apple and Google for Not Removing Clone Apps

Krafton, developer popular online battle game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG, has sued Apple, Google, and gaming company Garena over PUBG clone apps that copy PUBG gameplay, reports Reuters. The lawsuit accuses Garena of creating PUBG clones called "Free Fire" and "Free Fire Max," which originated in Singapore and were later released in the United States. Apple and Google are named in the lawsuit for selling the "blatantly infringing version" of PUBG that was created by Garena.As set ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Ipad, Mac, Singapore, United States, Rumors, Epic Games, Reuters, Apple Google, NetEase, Garena, U S Apple, Fortnite


A $20 Billion Company's Future Hinges on The New PUBG

The game formerly known as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds accounts for 97% of the revenue of its maker Krafton. Given that the Seoul-based company is valued at almost $20 billion, we have a rough estimate for how much this single game is worth, according to the stock market. A good chunk of that value is in the potential that title holds for expansion. From a report: Krafton has staked its future on making PUBG -- no longer an abbreviation but a brand for a wider intellectual property franchise -...
Tags: Apple, Google, Tech, Seoul, PUBG, Krafton, Krafton Given


Upcoming PUBG game is being developed on Unreal Engine 5: report

The developers of the PUBG mobile survival gaming franchise are reportedly availing Unreal Engine 5 for its upcoming instalment.It is no secret that the sequel of the acclaimed is in development. The project rumoured to be titled PUBG 2, is expected to be released next year provided there are no obstacles in the team’s way.The company, as of this moment, has not announced the release date and title for the project.A Twitter user by the name of PlayerIGN has come up with rumours about the upcomin...
Tags: Tech, Nvidia, Sci-tech, PUBG, PUBG Corporation, Krafton, ScienceTechnology – ARY NEWS, PUBG Amsterdam, WIP Krafton


India’s ban on Chinese apps eases just a little as PUBG blasts back onto Google Play, maybe Korean Stock market too

Fragfest adds green blood, Azure cloud, shirts, and detailed rules about how to kill people politely to satisfy regulators PUBG, one of the highest-profile China-linked apps India banned in 2020, has been allowed back into Google’s Indian Play store despite India's previous insistence its bans are permanent.…
Tags: Google, China, India, Software, PUBG


Afghan Youth Find Escape in a Video Game

An anonymous reader shares a report: Rifle fire, hurried footsteps and distant explosions. The rat-a-tat of a firefight. Cars mangled from grenades. The young man was transfixed. It could have been any day in Kabul, where targeted assassinations, terrorist attacks and wanton violence have become routine, and the city often feels as if it is under siege. But for Safiullah Sharifi, his behind firmly planted on a dusty stoop in the Qala-e Fatullah neighborhood, the death and destruction unfurled on...
Tags: Tech, Qatar, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Kabul, Fatullah, Qala, PUBG, Sharifi, Safiullah Sharifi


India bans 43 more Chinese apps over cybersecurity concerns

India is not done banning Chinese apps. The world’s second largest internet market, which has banned over 175 apps with links to the neighboring nation in recent months, said on Tuesday it was banning an additional 43 such apps. Like with the previous orders, India cited cybersecurity concerns to block these apps. “This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of st...
Tags: Apps, Asia, South Korea, Microsoft, Government, China, India, Tech, Alibaba, Himalayas, New Delhi, PUBG, PUBG Mobile, Tiktok, Boycott China, TechCrunch Tensions


India bans another 43 Chinese apps

India is not done banning Chinese apps. The world’s second largest internet market, which has banned over 175 apps with links to the neighboring nation in recent months, said on Tuesday it was banning an additional 43 such apps. Like with the previous orders, India cited cybersecurity concerns to block these apps. “This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of st...
Tags: Apps, Asia, Microsoft, Government, China, India, Tech, Alibaba, Himalayas, New Delhi, PUBG, PUBG Mobile, Tiktok, Boycott China


Daily Crunch: Verizon sells HuffPost to BuzzFeed

HuffPost has a new owner, Facebook says its misinformation-fighting AI is getting smarter and Affirm files to go public. This is your Daily Crunch for November 19, 2020. The big story: Verizon sells HuffPost to BuzzFeed TechCrunch’s parent company Verizon Media has sold HuffPost. This is part of a larger deal that also includes an investment in BuzzFeed, a content syndication agreement, potential advertising collaboration and more. BuzzFeed co-founder and CEO Jonah Peretti was actually one ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Facebook, South Korea, Europe, Media, Buzzfeed, India, US, Tech, Joe Biden, Aol, Biden, Jonah Peretti, Huffington Post


Is a new game and $100M investment enough for South Korea’s PUBG to return to India?

South Korea-based PUBG Corporation, which runs sleeper hit gaming title PUBG Mobile, announced last week that it plans to return to India, its largest market by users. But its announcement did not address a key question: Is India, which banned the app in September, on the same page? The company says it will locally store Indian users’ data, open a local office and release a new game created especially for the world’s second-largest internet market. To sweeten the deal, PUBG Corporation also plan...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, South Korea, Microsoft, Government, China, India, Tech, Tencent, Fortnite, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, PUBG, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile, Krafton


Report release: Technology Policy Review, India | July–September 2020

Over the three month period stretching from June to September 2020, technology policy in India saw multiple upheavals. TikTok and PUBG and over 200 other apps of Chinese origin were banned. Paytm and Paytm First Games were thrown off the Google Play Store (though Paytm returned shortly). Facebook India was accused of allegedly shielding BJP politicians and other right-wing figures from its content moderation policy. In a new report — Technology Policy Review, India — we have compiled key develop...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, India, BJP, Report, Hyderabad, Paytm, Telangana, Competition Commission of India, Facebook India, PUBG, Tiktok, Jayesh Ranjan, Samagra Vedika


PUBG announces India return plan with new game and $100 million investment

PUBG Mobile plans to return in India in a new avatar, parent company PUBG Corporation said on Thursday. TechCrunch reported last week that the South Korean gaming firm was plotting its return to the world’s second largest internet market two months after its marquee title was banned by the country. The new game, called PUBG Mobile India, has been specially created for users in India, PUBG Corporation said. It did not share when it plans to release the title. Additionally, the company — and its p...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Azure Microsoft, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, Daniel Ahmad, PUBG Corp, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile


PUBG announces India return with new game and $100 million investment

PUBG Mobile will make its return to India in a new avatar, parent company PUBG Corporation said on Thursday. TechCrunch reported last week that the South Korean gaming firm was plotting its return to the world’s second largest internet market two months after its marquee title was banned by the country. The new game, called PUBG Mobile India, has been specially created for users in India, PUBG Corporation said. It did not share when it plans to release the title. Additionally, the company — and ...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Azure Microsoft, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, Daniel Ahmad, PUBG Corp, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile


PUBG announces return to India: New game, $100 million investment

PUBG Mobile will make its return to India in a new avatar, parent company PUBG Corporation said on Thursday. TechCrunch reported last week that the South Korean gaming firm was plotting its return to the world’s second largest internet market two months after its marquee title was banned by the country. Additionally, the company said it plans to make investment worth $100 million in India, one of the largest markets of PUBG Mobile, to cultivate the local video game, esports, entertainment, and I...
Tags: Gaming, Apps, Asia, Microsoft, China, India, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, Daniel Ahmad, PUBG Corp, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile, Mako Reactor PUBG Corporation


PUBG Mobile plots return to India with Microsoft deal

PUBG Mobile, the sleeper hit title that was banned in India two months ago over cybersecurity concerns, is plotting to make a return in the world’s second largest internet market, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The South Korean firm has engaged with global cloud service providers in recent weeks to store Indian users’ data within the country to allay New Delhi’s concerns about user data residency and security, one of the sources said. Updated at 2.09PM IST on November 7: K...
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, Apps, Asia, Media, Microsoft, China, India, Softbank, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Airtel, Diwali, Reliance, Rishi Alwani


PUBG Mobile plots return to India following ban

PUBG Mobile, the sleeper hit title that was banned in India two months ago over cybersecurity concerns, is plotting to make a return in the world’s second largest internet market, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The South Korean firm has engaged with global cloud service providers in recent weeks to store Indian users’ data within the country to allay New Delhi’s concerns about user data residency and security, one of the sources said. The gaming giant has privately informe...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Asia, Media, China, India, Softbank, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Airtel, Diwali, Reliance, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, PUBG Corporation


This Week in Apps: Facebook Gaming skips iOS, TikTok goes shopping, Apple One bundles arrive

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with   204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a   $544 billion valuation, 6.5x higher ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Pinterest, Instagram, China, India, Samsung, Tech, ExxonMobil, Walmart, Bloomberg


PUBG Mobile to terminate access for users in India on October 30 following ban order

PUBG Mobile, the sleeper hit mobile game, will terminate all service and access for users in India on October 30, two months after New Delhi banned the game in the world’s second largest internet market over cybersecurity concerns. India banned PUBG Mobile Nordic Map: Livik and PUBG Mobile Lite, along with over 100 apps with links to China on September 2. The ban came after India banned TikTok and dozens of other popular Chinese apps in late June. These apps were “prejudicial to sovereignty and ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Gaming, Apps, Asia, South Korea, Games, Game, Government, China, India, Tech, Tencent, New Delhi, Rishi Alwani, PUBG


Backed by Mr. Beast and Nadeshot, Backbone One could finally crack mobile gaming

I get to play with a lot of new hardware from startups and it runs the gamut from super polished to barely working, neither of which is a value judgement! But every once in a while I get to mess with a new piece of kit that is just so fully realized that I am literally shocked.  The Backbone One controller is one of those situations. It’s a game controller for iPhones that has slick ergonomics, solid button feel, sensitive analog triggers and great build quality. But what makes Backbone One s...
Tags: Apple, TC, Youtube, Tech, Xbox, Ashton Kutcher, Ideo, Guy Oseary, Khaira, Ludlow Ventures, Astro Studios, PUBG, Maneet Khaira, Columbia Khaira, Jason Citron Jason


Crediting Sushant Singh Rajput for developing FAU-G on social media? Your posts will be taken down

Social media posts spreading rumours about FAU-G and its makers, investors or representatives connecting them to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, will be taken down. A court in Mumbai has issued a “John Doe” order, which requires social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to block any users from posting defamatory content against the makers of the yet-to-be-released video game. FAU-G is developed by nCore Games, which was co-founded by Vishal Gondal, who is also CEO o...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Usa, News, Youtube, India, Court, Linkedin, Pepsico, Mumbai, Delhi High Court, Akshay Kumar, John Doe, FAU, Twitter Linkedin


Crediting Sushant Singh Rajput for developing FAU-G? YouTube, Facebook will take your content down

YouTube videos and Facebook posts spreading rumours about FAU-G and its makers, connecting them to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, will be taken down. A court in Mumbai has issued a “John Doe” order, which requires YouTube and Facebook to block any users from posting defamatory content against the makers of the yet-to-be-released video game, made by GOQii and nCore Games. Meanwhile, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google have been allowed time to respond to the motion until the next Court’s next hearing ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Usa, News, Youtube, India, Court, Pepsico, Mumbai, Delhi High Court, Akshay Kumar, John Doe, FAU, Facebook It, Das


The Quest is getting its own Fortnite ripoff

Fortnite may not be available in VR (or on iOS), but Quest users will soon be getting their own Fortnite clone for virtual reality. Nearly two years after its funding and initial launch announcement, BigBox VR is finally ready to roll out its battle royale game, “POPULATION: ONE” to players on the Quest (and the sunsetting Rift hardware). Co-founders Chia Chin Lee and Gabe Brown started their game development for virtual reality with a shooter called Smashbox Arena, but “POPULATION:ONE” is the b...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Tech, Fortnite, PUBG, Smashbox Arena, Tiktok, Chia Chin Lee, Gabe Brown, Fortnite Facebook, COVID, Rift hardware Co


The Oculus Quest is getting its own Fortnite ripoff

Fortnite may not be available in VR (or on iOS), but Oculus Quest users will soon be getting their own Fortnite clone for virtual reality. Nearly two years after its funding and initial launch announcement, BigBox VR is finally ready to roll out its battle royale game, “POPULATION: ONE” to players on the Quest (and the sunsetting Rift hardware). Co-founders Chia Chin Lee and Gabe Brown started their game development for virtual reality with a shooter called Smashbox Arena, but “POPULATION: ONE” ...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Facebook, Video Games, Tech, Digital Media, Virtual Reality, Epic Games, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Video Gaming, PUBG, Smashbox Arena, Tiktok, Oculus Quest, BigBox VR


PUBG cuts publishing ties with Tencent Games in India a week after ban

PUBG said on Tuesday Chinese giant Tencent Games will no longer be the publishing partner of the popular game in India as it attempts to allay concerns of New Delhi, which banned the game and 117 other apps last week. Prior to Tuesday’s announcement, Tencent Games published and distributed PUBG Mobile games in India. “Moving forward, PUBG Corporation will take on all publishing responsibilities within the country. As the company explores ways to provide its own PUBG experience for India in the n...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Apps, Asia, South Korea, China, India, Netflix, Tencent, New Delhi, India NEW DELHI, Rishi Alwani, PUBG, Tencent Games, PUBG Corp, PUBG Corporation


PUBG Corporation takes over PUBG Mobile from Tencent Games in India

PUBG Corporation will no longer authorise the PUBG Mobile franchise to Tencent Games in India, and will take over all publishing responsibilities in the country, it said in a statement. This comes as PUBG Mobile, and its Lite version were banned in India along with 116 other ‘Chinese’ apps. PUBG Corporation is a subsidiary of Krafton Game Union, a South Korean video game company. “As the company explores ways to provide its own PUBG experience for India in the near future, it is committed to doi...
Tags: Travel, Google, Gaming, News, Congress, China, India, BJP, Shenzhen, Home Ministry, Chinese Embassy, Shashi Tharoor, PUBG, PUBG Corporation, PUBG Mobile, Tejasvi Surya


India bans 118 Chinese apps, accusing companies of stealing data

Apps used by millions in India for everything from selfies to gaming banned as border dispute widensIndia has banned 118 more Chinese apps as the backlash intensified against Beijing over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours.The government said on Wednesday the apps – including the popular video game PUBG and other services provided by Chinese internet giant Tencent – promoted activities “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security...
Tags: Apps, Technology, China, India, Beijing, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, Tencent, PUBG


Daily Crunch: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps

India continues to crack down on Chinese apps, Microsoft launches a deepfake detector and Google offers a personalized news podcast. This is your Daily Crunch for September 2, 2020. The big story: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps The Indian government continues its purge of apps created by or linked to Chinese companies. It already banned 59 Chinese apps back in June, including TikTok. India’s IT Ministry justified the decision as “a targeted move to ensure safety, security, and sovereig...
Tags: Google, Mobile, Gaming, Microsoft, India, US, Tech, Policy, Baidu, Bumble, Alex Wilhelm, Department Of Health, GM Ford, SBI, Devin Coldewey, PUBG


India Bans 118 Apps, Including PUBG Mobile

India has today banned 118 apps, including the popular game PUBG Mobile, according to Medianama. The apps were accused of being engaged in activities "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order" by the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Thus far, the Indian government has banned 224 apps this year, mainly due to implied security concerns with regards to Chinese ownership. In June, India banned 59 apps includi...
Tags: Google, India, Tencent, Ministry, Android Apple, Parliament of India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, PUBG, Parliamentary Standing Committee, PUBG Mobile, State Concerns



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