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  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 1, 2015

    Uber

    Uber has completed a Series F round

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 1, 2015

    It is announced that Uber has completed a Series F round, raising $1 billion at a $50 billion pre-money valuation (so a $51 billion post-money valuation). Key investors are Microsoft and Bennett, Coleman, & Co, Ltd., the parent company of The Times Group, India's largest media conglomerate.




  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2015

    Google LLC

    Google announcement about Alphabet

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2015

    On August 10, 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet. Google became Alphabet's leading subsidiary, and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. Upon completion of the restructure, Sundar Pichai became CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page, who became CEO of Alphabet.




  • San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 26, 2015

    YouTube

    YouTube Gaming

    San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 26, 2015

    Later on August 26, 2015, YouTube launched YouTube Gaming—a video gaming-oriented vertical and app for videos and live streaming, intended to compete with the Amazon.com-owned Twitch.




  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 26, 2015

    Amazon

    Amazon launches Amazon Underground

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 26, 2015

    Amazon launches Amazon Underground, an Android app through which users can get gaming and other apps for free that they would otherwise have to pay for, and also get in-app purchases for free. App creator participation is voluntary. App creators are paid $0.002 for every minute a user spends in the app.




  • Los Gatos, California, U.S.
    Friday Aug 28, 2015

    Pablo Escobar: Narcos

    Narcos Series

    Los Gatos, California, U.S.
    Friday Aug 28, 2015

    Narcos is a series based on the story of Pablo Escobar. The series also focuses on Escobar's interactions with drug lords, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, and various opposition entities. The show started on the 28th of August 2015




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