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Australian watchdog wants a regulator for dominant Google, Facebook

Australian watchdog wants a regulator for dominant Google, Facebook

Published 10/12/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook Inc [more…]

Australian regulator says probe of tech giants spurs five…

Australian regulator says probe of tech giants spurs five…

Published 10/12/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s competition regulator says it has five investigations afoot as a result of its examination of the market power and public influence [more…]

Esports: Head coach resigns after remarks about mental health

Esports: Head coach resigns after remarks about mental health

Published 09/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Brandon ‘Saintvicious’ DiMarco has resigned as head coach of esports team FlyQuest after a furious reaction to his comments deriding mental health [more…]

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Narrowly Defeats ‘Grinch’…

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Narrowly Defeats ‘Grinch’…

Published 09/12/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet” topped a quiet weekend at the domestic box office, marking the third straight win for the [more…]

Plundered ‘Gypsy Girl’ mosaics back in Turkey after decades in U.S.

Plundered ‘Gypsy Girl’ mosaics back in Turkey after decades in U.S.

Published 09/12/2018

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (Reuters) - Missing fragments from one of Turkey’s most striking ancient treasures, the haunting, wide-eyed “Gypsy Girl” mosaic, have returned home more than [more…]

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Buckingham says his lawsuit is settled

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Buckingham says his lawsuit is settled

Published 09/12/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Guitarist Lindsey Buckingham and his former Fleetwood Mac bandmates have settled a lawsuit he filed after he was axed from a [more…]

Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square gets 720-ton sand nativity scene

Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square gets 720-ton sand nativity scene

Published 08/12/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The traditional nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square won’t be so traditional this year. For the first time, it is made [more…]

Belgium’s Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons

Belgium’s Africa Museum reopens to confront its colonial demons

Published 08/12/2018

TERVUREN, Belgium (Reuters) - Belgium’s Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday after five years of renovations designed to modernize the museum from [more…]

Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods

Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods

Published 07/12/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday, but Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and American newcomer [more…]

Senegal opens new art museum honoring black civilization

Senegal opens new art museum honoring black civilization

Published 07/12/2018

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal has opened one of Africa’s largest art collections, one of a series of new museums on the continent that could eventually [more…]