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August 19, 2017 3:49 PM Combat sports have long history of farces

The Mayweather-McGregor clash is just the latest example of unusual money-grab matches. Less than two weeks before the big fight, the world champion boxer – perhaps the best ever to lace up a pair of gloves – paid a visit to “The Tonight Show” to promote his upcoming battle, an unorthodox, widely mocked contest between men from different corners of the fight 98 1

August 18, 2017 6:14 AM Apple's deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix

SAN FRANCISCO: The potential move of Apple into streaming video could reshape an industry which is already feeling the impact from new players like Netflix. While Apple has not revealed any plans publicly, a report that the iPhone maker could spend a billion dollars on its own shows suggested more disruption for a sector seeing rapid changes. The move by deep-pocketed 75

August 17, 2017 10:30 PM July 2017 NPD: Splatoon 2 paints a pretty picture for Nintendo

Video game spending is up across the board in the U.S. in July. Nintendo drove both software and hardware sales, which grew 19 percent year-over-year to reach $588 million, according to the industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. Consumers spent $277 million on software last month, thanks in particular to the launch of Nintendo’s Splatoon 2 and Activision’s 73

August 17, 2017 4:12 AM HBO social accounts hacked in latest cyber security breach

HBO's Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm. A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO accounts, as well as those for the network's shows including Game of Thrones. It is the latest cyber security headache for the entertainment firm after hackers released Game of Thrones 100

August 16, 2017 2:27 PM Apple going all-in on original programming, to the tune of $1 billion a year

As the battle to create original content for online video services continues, we get a glimpse into Apple's plans for the coming year. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple has a budget of $1 billion to spend in 2018 to "procure and produce" original content. The iPhone maker could acquire and produce up to 10 shows next year with this money 53

August 16, 2017 10:06 AM Charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

Elvis Presley fans are angry they are having to pay to show their respects to their hero at his Graceland mansion on the 40th anniversary of his death. For nearly 40 years they have been able to make a solemn procession past his grave at Graceland during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny. Visitors attending 72

August 15, 2017 11:04 PM How you can use mobile apps to boost your business’ customer retention and loyalty

A business thrives primarily on account of the footfall of repeated visits of their customers. Frequent a customer arrives and reaches to business, the longer they stay connected. This is why customer loyalty is perceived as the usual outcome of customer retention and engagement for business. But these days while most businesses are vying for discoverability 62

August 13, 2017 11:00 PM Neymar shines on PSG debut, says he's 'more alive than ever'

Declaring he was "more alive than ever," Neymar did not disappoint on his debut for Paris Saint-Germain. The world's most expensive player provided a pulsating evening's entertainment at the Stade du Roudourou on Sunday, with one goal and an assist, as PSG overcame strong resistance from Guingamp to win 3-0 in the French league. "I'm very happy with the trophy 50

August 13, 2017 4:48 PM Kim And Trump: A Tale Of Two Leaders

Seoul: In many ways the two leaders on either side of North Korea-United States missile stand-off could not be more different. In others they are startlingly similar. North Korea's Kim Jong-Un has just overseen his second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, bringing much of the US mainland within reach and presenting US President Donald Trump 84

August 9, 2017 9:03 PM Streaming wars: Here's why Disney won't kill Netflix

Disney has arguably the top library of content in the media world, much of which it will eventually take away from Netflix. So you'd think Disney would have the best chance of any entertainment giant out there at poaching a big chunk of Netflix's more than 100 million subscribers when it launches its own streaming service in 2019. The threat from Disney 82