If you’re a fan of Valve’s DotA 2 MOBA, chances are every year you look forward to The International, which is basically the biggest DotA 2 championship tournament of the year. Last year’s The International saw its prize pool nearly hit the $11 million mark, but it looks like this year’s tournament has surpassed that and with time to spare too.
As it stands, the prize pool is sitting at a whopping $15 million which is not only way past the near-$11 million mark from last year, but it even surpassed the prize pool of more traditional sports, such as the 2015 Masters golf tournament from this year whose prize pool was “only” $10 million. Read full post →DotA 2’s The International Prize Pool Hits $15 Million
According to a report from a little over a week ago, it was suggested that Xiaomi had managed to ship 35 million devices in the first half of 2015. Now as we pointed out shipped and sold are two very different things as the latter simply indicates potential demand while the latter actually affects revenue.
Well Xiaomi has since confirmed in a press release sent to us that they have indeed sold nearly all the units that they have shipped. To be more specific, Xiaomi has confirmed that they have sold 34.7 million smartphones and this is only in the first half of 2015, indicating that by the time 2015 is out, chances are we could be looking at possibly close to 70 million units sold. Read full post →Xiaomi Confirms 34.7 Million Smartphones Sold In First Half Of 2015