Caesars says continues to look at options after Icahn urges sale of company

Caesars says continues to look at options after Icahn urges sale of company
The 550 foot-tall (167.6 m) High Roller observation wheel, the tallest in the world, is the centerpiece of the $550 million Linq project, a retail, dining and entertainment district by Caesars Entertainment Corp, in seen in Las Vegas, Nevada April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus/File Photo (Reuters) – Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Wednesday it will continue to look... Read More

Icahn to lobby Caesars Entertainment management for sale: WSJ

Icahn to lobby Caesars Entertainment management for sale: WSJ
FILE PHOTO: Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto show in New York, U.S. on February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Activist investor Carl Icahn plans to push management of casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp to sell the company after it received at least two offers, the Wall Street Journal reported on... Read More

Alibaba takes 8 percent stake in Chinese video platform Bilibili – Xinhua

Alibaba takes 8 percent stake in Chinese video platform Bilibili – Xinhua
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Alibaba Group is seen at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo HONG KONG (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has bought an 8 percent stake in Chinese video platform Bilibili Inc, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. Alibaba’s e-commerce retail arm, Taobao, will own 24... Read More

Software pirates use Apple tech to put hacked apps on iPhones

Software pirates use Apple tech to put hacked apps on iPhones
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple Inc to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones, Reuters has found. A 3D printed Apple logo is seen in front of a displayed cyber code in this illustration taken March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Illicit software distributors such... Read More

Apple aims for April launch of TV service with CBS, Viacom and Starz

Apple aims for April launch of TV service with CBS, Viacom and Starz
FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. store is seen on the day of the new iPhone 7 smartphone launch in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – Apple Inc is targeting an April event to introduce a streaming television service that will likely include subscription TV services from CBS Corp, Viacom Inc and Lions Gate Entertainment... Read More

EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ tops ‘Fortnite’ record with 25 million signups

EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ tops ‘Fortnite’ record with 25 million signups
An Electronic Arts (EA) video game logo is seen at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 17, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD PACKAGE – SEARCH “BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD AUG 1” FOR ALL IMAGES (Reuters) – Shares of Electronic Arts Inc jumped 8 percent on Tuesday after the videogame maker said... Read More

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback on Friday, worth 100 billion yen ($910 million), helping its stock recover from a hammering days earlier when investors freaked over lacklustre earnings. FILE PHOTO – Journalists wait for Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida’s news conference on the company’s business plan at Sony’s headquarters... Read More

Sony stock perks up after first-ever share buyback announcement

Sony stock perks up after first-ever share buyback announcement
TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp announced its first-ever share buyback on Friday, worth 100 billion yen ($910 million), helping its stock recover somewhat from the hammering it received earlier in the week when the technology firm reported lacklustre earnings. FILE PHOTO – Journalists wait for Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida’s news conference on the company’s... Read More

Sony announces first-ever share buyback, stock rises 5 percent

Sony announces first-ever share buyback, stock rises 5 percent
FILE PHOTO – Journalists wait for Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida’s news conference on the company’s business plan at Sony’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp announced on Friday a share buyback of 100 billion yen ($910 million) – its first ever aimed at boosting shareholder... Read More

Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cybersecurity company SecureWorks – sources

Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cybersecurity company SecureWorks – sources
(Reuters) – Computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of SecureWorks Corp, a U.S. provider of cybersecurity services with a market value of close to $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A Dell gaming computer is shown at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13,... Read More