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Valve said in its latest blog post that "after careful consideration" TI10 will be held in front of a live audience, provided that all attendees will be fully vaccinated and masked.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a hodge-podge of economic data led Wall Street to close mostly lower. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul but fell in Shanghai and Sydney. “Overall, the mood remains a little downbeat in the markets, with investors torn between the ‘buy the dip' approach that has fared so well in the past and the growing list of economic and market risks that are increasingly evident," Craig Erlam of Oanda said in a commentary.
Chinese astronauts returned to earth Friday after completing the country's longest-ever crewed mission, the latest landmark in Beijing's drive to become a major space power.
Alphabet's Google and Apple have removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's tactical voting app from their stores, his team said on Friday, after Russia accused the U.S. tech firms of meddling in its internal affairs. Russia goes to the polls on Friday to elect a new parliament in a three-day vote that the ruling United Russia party is expected to win despite a ratings slump after the biggest crackdown on the Kremlin's critics in years. Allies of Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's fiercest domestic opponent, planned to use the mobile app to organise a tactical voting campaign to deal a blow to United Russia.
LONDON (Reuters) -Martin Sorrell's S4 Capital has struck a deal to buy Zemoga, a technology services company that provides a new route for the rapidly growing digital advertising group to win work from multinational clients. Sorrell, the founder of WPP, has turned S4 into a $6 billion company in the three years since it launched, by acquiring businesses to combine data with digital content and serve the likes of Facebook, Google, Burberry and Netflix. The move into tech services is designed to enable it to better compete with the likes of Accenture and Globant, which can sell both digital advertising services to a client, as well as internal digital transformation advice.
Australia on Friday shrugged off Chinese anger over its decision to acquire US nuclear-powered submarines, while vowing to defend the rule of law in airspace and waters where Beijing has staked hotly contested claims.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 ― Actress Nora Danish has disabled comments on Instagram after coming under fire for appearing in a swimsuit in her Instagram Stories. The 39-year-old who is in Langkawi,...
Thousands of prisoners were crammed into a squalid prison to the east of Kabul last month until the Taliban set them free as they closed in on the capital.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 ― Businessman Datuk Habibul Rahman Kadir Shah sent a legal letter to Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman demanding a public apology for allegedly making statements...
Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo landed in the Shenzhou-12 spaceship just after 1:30 p.m. (0530 GMT) after having undocked from the space station Thursday morning. After launching on June 17, mission commander Nie and astronauts Liu and Tang went on two spacewalks, deployed a 10-meter (33-foot) mechanical arm, and had a video call with Communist Party leader Xi Jinping.
The puzzles and clues in Escape Room 2: Tournament Of Champions are genuinely clever and creative.
‘May we never forget.’ This article, Malaysians create online memorial for those who died of COVID-19, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Federal prosecutors are preparing to indict a former Boeing test pilot suspected of misleading aviation regulators over the safety issues blamed for two fatal 737 MAX crashes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
The White House on Thursday said it's willing to speak with American rapper Nicki Minaj over vaccine safety. On Monday, Minaj told her more than 22 million Twitter followers that she had not been vaccinated because she had not done enough research and had to miss the Met Gala.The Trinidad-born artist went on to share a story about her cousin on the island, who refused to get vaccinated because his friend allegedly became impotent after getting the shot.White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed the news in a conference."We offered a call with Nicki Minaj and one of our doctors to answer questions she had about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine. This is pretty standard and something we do all the time."Minaj's tweets triggered international backlash, with senior U.S. and British health officials condemning the claims.Trinidad and Tobago's Health Minister on Wednesday also criticised Minaj, calling the statement 'false' and 'a waste of time'. Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said there was a lot of misinformation on social media. He also cautioned Minaj to think twice before sharing information that has no scientific basis.Minaj later noted she would get vaccinated so that she would be able to go on tour.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 ― A recent study from the United States showed there is no evidence that the use of e-cigarettes or vaping is linked to heart attacks among people who have never smoked...
Millions of households could see their bills soar from 1 October when bills are set to increase by £139 for those on standard or default tariffs due to an increase in the 'price cap.'
An occasional day off work might give us more time to get things done, leaving us feeling calmer and more organised at work and at home. But is it reasonable to sort out personal tasks while working – or should you ask your employer for a day off to sort things out?
Yosuke Saruta has big plans takes on reigning ONE strawweight world champion Joshua Pacio inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Wading through the waters of the Rio Grande, thousands of migrants are on a journey to the bridge that connects Del Rio, Texas and Mexico's Ciudad Acuña.It's part of the latest border emergencies facing U.S. President Joe Biden.The total number of people at a makeshift camp under Del Rio International Bridge was over 10, 500 migrants on Thursday night, said local Mayor Bruno Lozano.Migrants are mostly Haitian, Cuban, Venezuelan and Nicaraguan. When they arrive at the camp, some have said they had to turn back to Mexico in need or food and water while they await processing.However, authorities say they have supplied essentials to migrants.As border arrests hover around twenty year highs.U.S. authorities arrested more than 195,000 migrants at the Mexican border in August, that's according to government data released on Wednesday.
Dustin Hopkins made the most of a second chance gifted by the New York Giants, booting a game-winning field goal as time expired as the Washington Football Team triumphed 30-29 in an entertaining Thursday Night NFL game.