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Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China. FILE PHOTO: A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Tencent is diversifying Read More

Google’s AR animals entertain Android users

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Google is rolling out a tool that lets Android users view moving animals which make sounds in augmented reality through their device’s camera. It currently only works with some animals but could be expanded to include objects and brands in future. It was unveiled last month at the firm’s annual event for developers who create Read More

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps

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FILE PHOTO: Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd gives an interview in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs (Reuters) – The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Read More

Jordan Peterson’s radical ‘anti-censorship’ platform promises free speech – but can it deliver?

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Controversial psychologist and author Jordan Peterson has launched a new “anti-censorship” social media platform that promises to be an alternative to Facebook and Twitter, but what exactly is it – and could it really work? Thinkspot, a subscription-based service, is meant to be a radical alternative to the major social media platforms and, Peterson told Read More

Father Figures: Dad’s best financial advice

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines. FILE PHOTO: Actor Rob Riggle attends the world premiere of “12 Strong” in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Another inheritance, perhaps the most impactful of all: Money Read More

Feature: Weak Chicago distillates market sees little hope for rebound

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Houston — From winter storms to spring floods, severe weather this year in the US Midwest has kept farmers from planting crops, cutting regional diesel (gasoil) demand as a result. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now But even with prices at multi-month lows, the market is unlikely Read More

Vestas secures largest order to date in Ukraine with the country’s first V150-4.2 MW turbines

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News release fromVestas Northern and Central EuropeHamburg, 12 June 2019 Long-term customer Vindkraft has placed an order with Vestas for the 164 MW wind project Myrnenska, located in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine. The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of 39 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management Read More

Global Petroleum Show to address critical issues facing Canadian, global EandP industry

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World oil on 6/11/2019 CALGARY—The 51st installment of the Global Petroleum Show (GPS), North America’s largest onshore-oriented oil-and-gas event, kicks off today in Calgary, amid a Canadian activity trough from which industry leaders hope to recover soon. Last year and most of 2019 have been a difficult period for Canadian operators, Read More

Feature: Tariff tensions with Mexico ease after weekend agreement

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Houston — During the first week of June, energy markets lived a period of uncertainty after the US threatened to impose escalating tariffs on all exports from Mexico, starting with 5% on June 10 and going up to 25% by October. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Oil woes have Calgary landlords turning empty offices into apartments

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By Kevin Orland on 6/10/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) –When the lease on an Alberta Health Services office in Calgary came due for renegotiation two years ago, the rental market was so bad that trying to keep the tenants wasn’t worth it. Instead, landlord Strategic Group took the unconventional step of letting the government agency leave and Read More