Daily Archive: December 7, 2020

Bombay Play raises $1 million for social games as India’s game studios blossom

Bombay Play, a Bangalore, India-based game studio, has raised $1 million to make social games for global markets.

India’s game studio opportunity has been dormant for a long time, even as the country thrives with tech startups growing into big companies with billion-dollar exits. But Lumikai announced its first gaming fund for India in August, and now it is making its first investment into Bombay Play. Lumikai led the round, joining existing investors Playco and Leo Capital.

Ten years ago, India had only about 25 game companies, market researcher Newzoo said. Now the country has over 300. But those

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SpaceX launches new cargo Dragon to Space Station for 100th successful Falcon 9 flight – TechCrunch

SpaceX launched its 21st Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission for NASA to the International Space Station on Sunday, using a brand new variant of its Dragon capsule spacecraft. This new cargo Dragon has greater carrying capacity and can dock fully autonomously with the Space Station, both improvements over the last iteration.

This is the first launch for this redesigned cargo Dragon, and also the first mission for SpaceX’s new series of CRS missions under a renewed contract with NASA. It’s carrying 6,400 lbs of both supplies for the Space Station and its crew, as well as experimental supplies and equipments

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