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‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

Published 11/11/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Gonzalo Demaría is fascinated by the “ghosts” of Argentina’s past, in particular the roots of Peronism, the most influential political movement [more…]

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales hit $30 billion, on track for record

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales hit $30 billion, on track for record

Published 11/11/2019

HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday that sales for its annual Singles’ Day shopping blitz crossed the $30 [more…]

Factbox: China’s love of e-commerce powers Alibaba’s Singles’ Day

Factbox: China’s love of e-commerce powers Alibaba’s Singles’ Day

Published 11/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in $23 billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual [more…]

Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

Published 11/11/2019

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) co-founder Steve Wozniak joined in the online debate over accusations of gender discrimination by the algorithm behind the iPhone maker’s [more…]

Chinese smash European hopes of ‘Legends’ video game glory

Chinese smash European hopes of ‘Legends’ video game glory

Published 10/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese video gamers crushed a team from Europe on Sunday who were hoping to break the domination of Asian players in the [more…]

‘Midway’ Defeats ‘Doctor Sleep’ in Surprise Box Office Upset

‘Midway’ Defeats ‘Doctor Sleep’ in Surprise Box Office Upset

Published 10/11/2019

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - In a surprise box office win, Roland Emmerich’s World War II epic “Midway” took down the competition in North America to [more…]

KSI defeats Paul in bout of YouTube boxers

KSI defeats Paul in bout of YouTube boxers

Published 10/11/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Olajide “KSI” Olatunji prevailed in a split decisionover Logan Paul in a boxing bout between YouTube celebrities on Saturday at Staples [more…]

Woody Allen, Amazon end legal dispute over movie deal

Woody Allen, Amazon end legal dispute over movie deal

Published 10/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Woody Allen has ended his $68 million lawsuit against Amazon.com Inc for backing out of a four-picture production and distribution agreement [more…]

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Published 08/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Two teams of young video gamers from Europe and China will do virtual battle on Sunday - and there’s more than $1 [more…]

Culture change is the cutting edge of mental health benefits at work

Culture change is the cutting edge of mental health benefits at work

Published 08/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Hartmut Braune comes to work in security communications at SAP, he never knows what emergency will land in his inbox. [more…]