Popular battle royale game PUBG Mobile is partnering with Airtel for the PUBG Mobile Pro League in South Asia. With this partnership, Airtel is the preferred network of the eSports tournament. Moreover, valued Airtel subscribers will gain access to certain additional benefits. According to the press release, exciting moments from the PMPL tournament will be available on Airtel Xstream. Plus, users will get access to some exclusive experiences as well. It’s unclear what these experiences are, but it’s still exciting news. The PUBG Mobile Pro League is starting today and will carry on till June 14th. In the tournament, the top 20 teams will compete for a spot in the PUBG Mobile World Championships. The tournament is being livestreamed from 6PM IST today (May 29th), to 10:20PM IST. The streams will be available from Friday to Sunday every week on the Airtel Xstream app and the PUBG Mobile eSports channel. “Airtel has been consistently rated as the India’s best network by multiple globa..
Oppo is long-rumored to be working on an in-house chip to compete against the likes of Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung’s Exynos, and Huawei’s Kirin. Now, the Chinese tech giant has reportedly hired several top executives from MediaTek and Unisoc. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Oppo has recently hired MediaTek’s former co-chief operating officer Jeffery Ju and a former Xiaomi executive. Another executive working on MediaTek’s 5G chips is said to join Oppo in a couple of months. In addition, Oppo is eyeing to hire senior talents in Qualcomm and Huawei as well. “Oppo has been aggressively recruiting chip talent since last year as they realized that owning the chip design capability will give it more control over its supply chain,” a source told Nikkei. “Developing chips, however, could mean burning a lot of money, and even if they have hired a group of experienced professionals, such efforts take years to mature.” In response, Oppo told Nikkei that it “already has chip-related capabilit..