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World's rarest gorilla spotted with offspring in Nigeria's jungle

Photos showing some of the world’s rarest gorillas in the wild have been released. Cross River gorillas are extremely endangered and only 300 are believed to still be alive on the planet. They are the rarest of all the great apes. These new photos, captured remotely earlier this year, show the creatures in the mountainous region of southern Nigeria. And […]

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‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games snags $250 million from Sony

Epic Games, the creator of the popular video game “Fortnite,” said on Thursday it had received a $250 million investment from Japan’s Sony for a minority stake in the company. Last month, Bloomberg reported that Epic was close to raising a $750 million round of funding, from investors including T. Rowe Price Group and Baillie Gifford, at a valuation of […]

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'Fortnite' creator Epic Games gets $250 million investment from Sony

(Reuters) – Epic Games, the creator of the popular video game “Fortnite”, said on Thursday it had received a $250 million investment from Japan’s Sony Corp for a minority stake in the company. Last month, Bloomberg reported that Epic was close to raising a $750 million round of funding, from investors including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Baillie Gifford, […]

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Sony Invests $250 Million in ‘Fortnite’ Maker Epic Games

Sony is making a strategic investment of $250 million in Epic Games, the maker of massive hit game “Fortnite,” to acquire a minority interest in the gaming company. The companies said the investment “allows Sony and Epic to aim to broaden their collaboration across Sony’s leading portfolio of entertainment assets and technology,” as well as across Epic’s “social entertainment platform […]

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8 Tips For Making A Zoom Wedding Feel Special Despite The Distance

It’s hard to believe that just last year, Zoom was primarily used as a productivity tool for companies with remote workers — now, brides and grooms everywhere are using this program to safely share their nuptials with loved ones near and far. In many ways, a virtual wedding has become the "new normal" for those couples who simply aren’t willing […]

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Apple rolls out free online coding course for teachers

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Thursday it was rolling out a free online coding course for teachers, while beefing up its existing school coding programs with new material. The Cupertino, California-based company, which offers coding courses under the “Develop in Swift” and “Everyone Can Code” banners, said the new course is designed to supplement the need for computer science […]

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Exclusive: Google faces EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal if no concessions – sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust enforcers are set to open a full-scale investigation into Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit (FIT.N) unless the Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit offers concessions to address competition concerns, people familiar with the matter said. The U.S. tech giant could allay such worries by offering a binding pledge along the lines of its promise […]

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Exclusive: TIM excludes Huawei from 5G core equipment tender in Italy, Brazil – sources

MILAN (Reuters) – Telecom Italia (TIM) (TLIT.MI) has not invited China’s Huawei Technologies to take part in a tender to supply 5G equipment for the core network it is preparing to build in Italy and Brasil, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The list of invited suppliers comprises Cisco (CSCO.O), Ericsson (ERICb.ST), Nokia (NOKIA.HE), Mavenir and Affirmed […]

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TikTok says removed over 49 million videos in second half of 2019

(Reuters) – Social media app TikTok said on Thursday it removed over 49 million videos that violated its guidelines or terms of service from its platform globally in the second half of last year. “Our systems proactively caught and removed 98.2% of those videos before a user reported them. And of the total videos removed, 89.4% were taken down before […]

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