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‘We are in dire straits': Chicago venues, theaters asking for economic relief from Congress before August recess

9 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

This week, operators throughout the city are calling on legislators to pass at least one of the RESTART and the Save Our Stages acts - if not both - which would offer urgent...
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Tens of millions of new players dived into EA games during the pandemic

Tens of millions of new players dived into EA games during the pandemic

10 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, said in a call with analysts that tens of millions of new players have joined the company's games since April.
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British Airways is auctioning millions of dollars worth of lounge art in a hasty attempt to raise cash - see the extravagant collection

British Airways is auctioning millions of dollars worth of lounge art in a hasty attempt to raise cash - see the extravagant collection

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Artwork from British Airways is on the auction block at Sotheby's as the airline attempts to weather the industry downturn by turning to any and all means to raise...
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EA reports strong June quarter with revenue up 21% to $1.46 billion

EA reports strong June quarter with revenue up 21% to $1.46 billion

10 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Electronic Arts reported financial results that beat Wall Street's expectations with revenue growing 21% to $1.46 billion for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30. The big...
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Las Vegas changes quickly but the Bellagio is timeless - just be sure to book a room facing the daily water fountain show

Las Vegas changes quickly but the Bellagio is timeless - just be sure to book a room facing the daily water fountain show

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Bellagio Las Vegas is a top-rated hotel on the Strip renowned for well-appointed rooms, abundant art, fine dining and shops, top-tier gaming, and a daily water fountain...
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Senate Report: Opaque Art Market Helped Oligarchs Evade Sanctions

11 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Congressional investigators said companies tied to two Russians under sanctions were able to buy art using shell companies and an intermediary.
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Chick-fil-A to open two Michigan Avenue stores in August, with 6 more in the Chicago area planned for 2021

11 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The Atlanta-based chain in August will open in the former Purple Pig space at 500 N. Michigan Ave. and in a storefront at 122 S. Michigan across the street from the Art...
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The U.K.'s Music Funding Is Biased. Time To Change It

12 days ago   |   Forbes

While welcome, this must be the beginning to reform a biased arts funding model that favours opera over hip hop, and classical over EDM.
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Filmatique Launches East Asian Cinema Series For August

12 days ago   |   Forbes

With the platform's strategy of introducing just one new film a week and focusing on international art-house films for American and Canadian markets, Filmatique managed to...
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Marketers experiment with video ads on console games, but they face several hurdles to user adoption

Marketers experiment with video ads on console games, but they face several hurdles to user adoption

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence eMarketer Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence analyzes this industry and several others to provide...
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday. Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Nikola soars 22% after securing order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks

Nikola soars 22% after securing order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks

Nikola Motors leaped as much as 22% on Monday after finalizing an order for at least 2,500 electric garbage trucks. The company announced Monday it will develop and produce... Read more ...

Oil rises after Saudi Aramco sees Asia demand nearing full rebound

Oil rises after Saudi Aramco sees Asia demand nearing full rebound

Crude oil futures rose on Monday after Saudi Aramco issued a bullish forecast for market demand. The oil producer's CEO said Sunday he sees Asian demand nearing pre-pandemic... Read more ...

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

Putin congratulates Lukashenko on winning presidential vote in Belarus

Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on retaining his job following Sunday's election, expressing hope that he will continue to... Read more ...

Youngstown, Ohio, Lost Its Only Paper. A 'Zombie' News Site Wants To Fill...

Youngstown, Ohio, Lost Its Only Paper. A 'Zombie' News Site Wants To Fill The Void

Nearly one year since The Vindicator went out of business, the new site Mahoning Matters is hoping to become a destination for local watchdog journalism. (Image credit: The... Read more ...

The bodies of 7 Marines and a Navy sailor who died after their amphibious...

The bodies of 7 Marines and a Navy sailor who died after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the coast of California have been found

The bodies of seven Marines and a Navy sailor, who were missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the coast of California, have been recovered, the US Marine... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly wants to take over JCPenney and Sears stores to turn malls...

Amazon reportedly wants to take over JCPenney and Sears stores to turn malls into giant fulfillment centers

Amazon is in talks with the biggest mall owner in the US to take over retail space and turn them into giant Amazon fulfillment centers, The Wall Street Journal reported... Read more ...

Bill Gates says most COVID-19 tests in the US are 'completely garbage'...

Bill Gates says most COVID-19 tests in the US are 'completely garbage' because it takes too long to get results

Bill Gates says there's one massive problem with COVID-19 tests in the US: results take too long to come back. He said in a recent interview with WIRED that the majority of US... Read more ...

PGA Championship 2020 purse, payouts: How much prize money does the winner make?

PGA Championship 2020 purse, payouts: How much prize money does the winner make?

Here is a full breakdown of the 2020 PGA Championship purse and payouts, the most lucrative of golf's four major tournaments. Read more ...