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Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this “stablecoin” isn’t tied to any major asset - it’s backed by another [more…]

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension Monday: sources

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business [more…]

TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT

TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT

Published 18/11/2019

(Reuters) - TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co Ltd is in talks with big music labels - Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music - [more…]

New ‘Star Wars’ title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season

New ‘Star Wars’ title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters) - Electronic Arts Inc launched “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” on Friday, garnering strong reviews for its flagship action-adventure series that is crucial to [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…]

Goldman faces probe after entrepreneur slams Apple Card algorithm in tweets

Goldman faces probe after entrepreneur slams Apple Card algorithm in tweets

Published 10/11/2019

BENGALURU (Reuters) - A probe into Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s credit card practices has been initiated after tweets from a tech entrepreneur alleged gender discrimination [more…]

Blackstone takes majority stake in ‘Bumble’ parent, values firm at about $3 billion

Blackstone takes majority stake in ‘Bumble’ parent, values firm at about $3 billion

Published 09/11/2019

(Reuters) - Blackstone Group Inc (BX.N) is taking a majority stake in MagicLab, the parent company of dating app “Bumble” and “Badoo”, valuing the company [more…]

Factbox: Trump impeachment hearings likely to draw high ratings in new era of political TV

Factbox: Trump impeachment hearings likely to draw high ratings in new era of political TV

Published 09/11/2019

(Reuters) - Public impeachment hearings for U.S. President Donald Trump next week will mark a historical moment in political television both because of the high [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…]

Exclusive: U.S. opens national security investigation into TikTok – sources

Exclusive: U.S. opens national security investigation into TikTok – sources

Published 04/11/2019

NEW YORK/BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has launched a national security review of TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co’s $1 billion acquisition of U.S. [more…]