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Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says investments in esports have 'wayyyyy more upside potential' than traditional sports, so we looked into the 5 hottest startups worth following

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian tweeted that he would rather invest in esports than traditional sports, citing the industry's larger "upside potential." Business Insider asked...
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Warren Buffett spent $6.5 billion to help Mars acquire Wrigley during the financial crisis. Here's the story of how he made the candy deal happen

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Warren Buffett spent $6.5 billion to help Mars acquire Wrigley during the financial crisis. The famed investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO bought $2.1 billion of Wrigley...
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How Activision Blizzard is dealing with the pandemic and reopening

How Activision Blizzard is dealing with the pandemic and reopening

10 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick took a proactive stance on protecting employees during the pandemic and is meticulously planning reopening.
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Sensor Tower - Call of Duty: Mobile passed 250 million downloads in 8 months

Sensor Tower - Call of Duty: Mobile passed 250 million downloads in 8 months

16 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Call of Duty: Mobile has hit 250 million downloads since its debut on October 25, according to mobile measurement firm Sensor Tower.
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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is coming October 2

17 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Activision Publishing announced that an all-new Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is coming on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 2. Toys for Bob, the Activision-owned...
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Bot Mafias Have Wreaked Havoc in 'World of Warcraft Classic'

22 days ago   |   Wired

Blizzard has suspended or closed over 74,000 accounts in the last month, as bots have upended the game's economy.
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The pandemic could lead to a 'baby bust' of almost half a million fewer births, a major think tank projects

The pandemic could lead to a 'baby bust' of almost half a million fewer births, a major think tank projects

22 days ago   |   Business Insider

Brookings Institute economists predict that the coronavirus pandemic will lead to what they call a "baby bust" - not a baby boom. In fact, the pandemic could result in 300,000...
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Update your deck and take advantage of all the new content in Hearthstone

Update your deck and take advantage of all the new content in Hearthstone

24 days ago   |   iMore

A new set and PvP season makes it the perfect time to get back into Hearthstone Hearthstone is a continually evolving game, regularly releasing new content while phasing out...
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AT&T is offering Warner Bros. game division for sale

AT&T is offering Warner Bros. game division for sale

26 days ago   |   Venture Beat

AT&T is offering its Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment division up for sale, according to a CNBC report as well as our own reporting. Citing unnamed sources, CNBC said...
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AT&T seeks sale for Warner gaming unit, could fetch about $4 billion, sources say

27 days ago   |   CNBC

AT&T is discussing selling its Warner Bros. gaming unit with Take-Two Interactive, Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard in a deal that could net the wireless giant about $4...
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Govt Watchdog: Political pressure caused 'Sharpiegate' frantic rebuke

Govt Watchdog: Political pressure caused 'Sharpiegate' frantic rebuke

A series of “crazy in the middle of the night” texts, emails and phone calls caused top federal weather officials to wrongly admonish a weather office for a tweet that... Read more ...

Tropical Storm Fay forms off coast of North Carolina

Tropical Storm Fay forms off coast of North Carolina

It's the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season Read more ...

Big Ten to limit football, fall sports to conference games

Big Ten to limit football, fall sports to conference games

The Big Ten Conference won't play non-conference games in football or other sports this fall. Read more ...

NYC mayor helps paint 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

NYC mayor helps paint 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

The mayor announced the plan to paint “Black Lives Matter” in front of Trump Tower last month after earlier announcing that the slogan would be painted on streets at several... Read more ...

Missing Seoul mayor's body found after massive search

Missing Seoul mayor's body found after massive search

His daughter called police on Thursday afternoon and said her father had given her “a will-like” verbal message in the morning before leaving home. Read more ...

Starbucks will require customers to wear masks

Starbucks will require customers to wear masks

Requiring a facial covering or mask supersedes local laws in some states or cities that might not require wearing one. Read more ...

Supreme Court deals Trump a defeat, upholds demand for his tax returns

Supreme Court deals Trump a defeat, upholds demand for his tax returns

The Supreme Court has kept a hold on President Donald Trump's financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. Read more ...

Supreme Court rules President Trump's tax records may be turned over to...

Supreme Court rules President Trump's tax records may be turned over to Manhattan DA's office

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a prosecutor can get President Donald Trump's tax returns as part of a criminal investigation that includes hush-money payments to... Read more ...

Supreme Court rules NY grand jury can subpoena Trump's financial records

Supreme Court rules NY grand jury can subpoena Trump's financial records

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled a New York grand jury can subpoena to see President Trump's tax returns and financial records - serving a major blow to the... Read more ...

17-year-old rescued from New Jersey waters after hours-long search

17-year-old rescued from New Jersey waters after hours-long search

A 17-year-old boy was rescued from the waters in Perth Amboy, New Jersey Thursday evening after an hours-long search - and taken to the hospital in critical condition... Read more ...