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October 8, 2018 8:39 PM China's Tencent invests $180 million in Brazil fintech Nubank

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Chinese gaming and social media firm Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) paid $180 million for an undisclosed minority stake in Brazilian financial technology company Nu Pagamentos SA, both companies said on Monday. The move marks Tencent’s debut in Latin America’s largest economy at a time when Nubank, as the company is known, is preparing 102

October 8, 2018 3:18 PM Microsoft testing new game-streaming service

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is testing a new game streaming service called Project xCloud that is designed to work across PCs, consoles and mobile devices, the company said on Monday. “We are testing Project xCloud today. The test runs on devices (mobile phones, tablets) paired with an Xbox Wireless Controller through Bluetooth, and it is also playable 91

September 28, 2018 4:00 PM Flesh-n-Bone Gives Bill Cosby Prison Survival Tips

Flesh-n-Bone says Bill Cosby better sharpen up his checkers game, and his stand-up comedy ... if he wants to make it through the next 3 to 10 years. But, he admitted Cosby's rape conviction could make life on the inside harder for him. Flesh's survival tip for the disgraced comedian is be funny, as in ... lean on those pudding jokes early. You gotta 72

September 27, 2018 2:02 PM Amazon-owned Twitch to stream Thursday NFL games this season

Thursday Night Football will debut for free on Amazon-owned livestreaming platform Twitch beginning with this week's matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the Los Angeles Rams, the company announced Thursday. The move to Twitch is a part of Amazon's renewal of its two-year, $130 million broadcasting deal with the NFL for the 2018 and 2019 seasons 82

September 19, 2018 7:45 AM Man, 45, threatened to shoot 11-year-old after losing Xbox game: police

Michael Aliperti was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot a preteen boy who beat him in an Xbox video game. (Suffolk County Police) A Long Island man, 45, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy after losing to him in an online video game, New York’s FOX 5 reported. Michael Aliperti sent threatening texts 60

September 11, 2018 8:44 AM Alibaba cedes control in Russia unit to form new joint venture

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - China’s largest e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, has ceded control of its Russian business to form a new venture with a state fund and two technology firms, hoping that access to their consumer base with help boost its development. Alibaba will own 48 percent of AliExpress Russia as a result of the deal signed 96

August 28, 2018 9:51 AM 'Madden' gamer hailed as hero for shielding young players as bullets rang out at Jacksonville event

Candidates in Florida's primary races rerouted their campaigns to make a stop in Jacksonville and address Sunday's shooting. A “Madden” gamer who was participating at the Jacksonville event where a gunman opened fire killing two before killing himself was hailed a hero Monday for shielding two young players as bullets flew. Ronald Casey, known in the gaming 74

August 28, 2018 9:15 AM Jacksonville fallout: Gaming company cancels remaining Madden Classic qualifier tournaments

Gunman who killed two at a Madden 19 NFL tournament was well-known to professional gaming events; Phil Keating reports from Jacksonville on the reaction. The CEO of EA late Monday said he will cancel the remaining Madden Classic qualifier events after two people were fatally shot and 10 others injured at a “Madden NFL 19” tournament in Jacksonville 89

August 1, 2018 10:51 PM Mississippi casinos begin taking sports wagers

Legal sports betting kicked off Wednesday in Mississippi, the first state outside of Nevada to allow bets on in-state colleges like Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Sportsbooks at Gold Strike Casino in Tunica and Beau Rivage in Biloxi began accepting bets at noon local time. Mississippi joins Delaware and New Jersey as states that have launched legal 84

July 30, 2018 3:30 PM Charles Oakley Catches Break In Vegas Gambling Case, Not Off the Hook

Prison's officially off the table for Charles Oakley in his casino cheating case -- but he ain't outta the woods just yet. TMZ Sports broke the story ... the ex-NBA star was arrested at the Cosmopolitan in Vegas on July 8 after officials say he changed his bet after the outcome of the game was known. Our sources have told us Oakley pulled a $100 chip back after 104