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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.




  • Espoo, Finland
    Monday Aug 3, 2015

    Nokia

    Nokia announced that it had reached a Deal to sell its here Digital Maps Division

    Espoo, Finland
    Monday Aug 3, 2015

    On 3 August 2015, Nokia announced that it had reached a deal to sell its Here digital maps division to a consortium of BMW, Daimler AG and Volkswagen Group for €2.8 billion. The deal closed on 3 December 2015.




  • Rome, Italy
    Thursday Aug 6, 2015

    Mohamed Salah

    To Roma

    Rome, Italy
    Thursday Aug 6, 2015

    On 6 August 2015, Salah joined Roma on a season-long loan for €5 million; with the option to make the deal permanent, for a reported €15 million. He wore the number 11 shirt. He made his debut on 22 August, as the new season began with a 1–1 draw at Hellas Verona.




  • 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.




  • Tbilisi, Georgia
    Tuesday Aug 11, 2015

    Ciro Immobile

    Sevilla debut

    Tbilisi, Georgia
    Tuesday Aug 11, 2015

    He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2015, coming off the bench to replace Kevin Gameiro in the 80th minute of the 2015 UEFA Super Cup final, against Barcelona, and assisting Yevhen Konoplyanka's temporary equalizer to send the match into extra-time; Barcelona went on to win the match 5–4.




  • Tunisia
    Monday Aug 17, 2015

    Diego Maradona

    Maradona visited Ali Bin Nasser

    Tunisia
    Monday Aug 17, 2015

    On 17 August 2015, Maradona visited Ali Bin Nasser, the Tunisian referee of the Argentina–England quarter-final match at the 1986 World Cup where Maradona scored his Hand of God, and paid tribute to him by giving him a signed Argentine jersey.




  • Pula, Croatia
    Wednesday Aug 19, 2015

    Garry Kasparov

    He played and won the 19 games of a simultaneous exhibition

    Pula, Croatia
    Wednesday Aug 19, 2015

    On Wednesday 19 August 2015 he played and won the 19 games of a simultaneous exhibition in Pula, Croatia.


  • Bombay House, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Thursday Aug 20, 2015

    Uber

    Uber raises $100 million in private equity from the Tata Opportunities Fund

    Bombay House, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Thursday Aug 20, 2015

    Uber raises $100 million in private equity from the Tata Opportunities Fund, a fund of the Tata Group in India, with the goal of using the money to help it double down on its India operations.


  • 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


  • England
    Monday Aug 31, 2015

    IKEA

    "IKEA Family" cease to Operate

    England
    Monday Aug 31, 2015

    In June 2015 the network announced that "IKEA Family" would cease to operate from 31 August 2015.


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