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Can Google create the Netflix of gaming? RT’s Boom Bust finds out…

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Published time: 19 Mar, 2019 14:51 Tech giant Google is expected to reveal its mysterious cloud gaming platform which will allow high-end games to be played without having to dish out hundreds of dollars for gaming hardware. The company hopes the service will allow it to reach hundreds of millions of people rather than the Read More

Rakuten TV to expand movie streaming to 42 European countries

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten plans to expand its video-on-demand streaming service to 42 European countries, partnering with leading smart TV makers to offer movies in high-definition at the push of a remote-control button. The move positions Rakuten TV as a niche player offering ‘cinema at home’ to viewers who typically pay 4.99 Read More

FTC response to Facebook and Google's privacy abuses slammed as 'toothless' and 'failed' by GOP lawmaker

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A Republican senator excoriated the Federal Trade Commission for failing to protect consumers’ privacy from data-hungry Big Tech companies that have suffered a series of scandals and breaches over the years. In a letter on Monday to the FTC, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, who sits on the Judiciary Committee, said the federal government’s approach to regulating Read More

Wall Street's oldest-ever bull market turns 10 years old

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(Reuters) – A savvy investor who managed to time the start of Wall Street’s bull market a decade ago – and hold on since then – would now be sitting on a handsome windfall. The Charging Bull statue, also known as the Wall St. Bull, is seen in the financial district of New York City, Read More

Wall Street falls for fifth day on weak jobs data, global growth worries

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were on pace for their fifth day of losses on Friday, after weak U.S. jobs data in February added to concerns over cooling global growth that was sparked by a sharp fall in China’s exports and a prolonged slowdown in the eurozone. The U.S. economy added just 20,000 jobs in February, Read More

Wall Street drops on paltry jobs growth, global slowdown worries

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday, after data showed U.S. job growth almost stalled in February, adding to concerns of a slowdown in global growth sparked by weak China export data and a prolonged slowdown in the eurozone. The U.S. economy added just 20,000 jobs in February, compared with expectations of non Read More

Stock futures fall on global growth concerns; jobs data awaited

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures slipped on Friday on global growth worries after Chinese data showed exports tumbled the most in three years, while investors turned their focus to domestic monthly employment report. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Netflix chief marketing officer to leave

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The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Netflix Inc said on Thursday Chief Marketing Officer Kelly Bennett will step down after seven years in the role, during which the online video-streaming giant’s paid subscribers jumped five-fold to 139 million. Bennett, who Read More