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December 13, 2018 11:30 AM High-tech 'Robot Boris' at Russia technology forum actually a man inside suit

Russian state television praised a “hi-tech robot” at a technology forum that is actually a man in a robot suit. (YouTube) Russian state television praised a “hi-tech robot” at a technology forum that was actually a man inside a robot suit. Russia-24, a state-owned television channel, applauded a man in a suit believing he was a real robot, saying that “Robot 84

November 19, 2018 7:27 PM Colorado woman claims hospital removed healthy kidneys

Strangers come forward to donate their kidneys to woman who lost hers due to alleged medical mistake at University of Colorado Hospital where doctors reportedly thought she had cancer. A 73-year-old Colorado woman undergoes four hours of dialysis three days a week after she claims doctors erroneously removed both of her healthy kidneys six months ago. Linda 175

November 1, 2018 5:20 AM Malaysian financier's private jet linked to 1MDB scandal to be sold

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A U.S. court has allowed the sale of a private jet allegedly bought by fugitive financier Low Taek Jho with money taken from Malaysia’s scandal-linked state fund 1MDB, court filings showed. The Bombardier Global 5000 jet is among $1.7 billion in assets allegedly purchased by Low, also known as Jho Low, and his associates with funds 103

October 25, 2018 12:48 PM The African Media Giant That Wants to Create the New Craigslist

South Africa’s Naspers is using profit from its Tencent stake sale to invest in mobile-classifieds app letgo JOHANNESBURG—Naspers Ltd., the little-known South African media outlet that grew into the continent’s largest company thanks to a phenomenal bet on Chinese internet giantTencent Holdings Ltd., is trying to remake itself again with a counterintuitive 92

October 20, 2018 1:55 AM Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the 59-year-old writer has died in what it said was a “fistfight” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul 71

October 18, 2018 2:11 PM Are Facebook’s Bad Metrics to Blame for ‘Pivot to Video’? Publishers Disagree

Allegations that Facebook misled advertisers about video viewership on its platform have rankled many in the media industry Allegations that Facebook Inc. misled advertisers about video viewership on its platform have reignited debate among publishing executives about who is to blame for the publishing industry’s ill-fated bet on video produced for social-media 96

October 1, 2018 4:19 PM With No Nobel Prize in Literature This Year, Another Award Steps In

The New Academy formed to fill the gap as the Swedish Academy attempts to recover from a scandal; ‘I thought we have to do something new’ In a year when the Swedish Academy won’t name a Nobel laureate in literature, a pop-up nonprofit called the New Academy is aiming to fill the gap. On Oct. 12 in Stockholm, on the heels of the various Nobel announcements 81

September 27, 2018 1:06 AM White House Aims to Raise Pressure on Canada With Mexico-Only Nafta Draft

Trump administration to tell Congress the move is part of a broader trade initiative WASHINGTON—The Trump administration plans to step up pressure on Canada by publishing this week the draft of a new North American Free Trade Agreement that includes only the U.S. and Mexico, while telling Congress the move is part of a broader strategy involving new trade 60

September 24, 2018 10:34 AM EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony's $2.3 billion bid for EMI

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sony Corp (6758.T) will know by Oct. 26 whether EU antitrust regulators will wave through its $2.3 billion offer for control of EMI to become the world’s largest music publisher, according to a filing on the European Commission website on Monday. Sony, which announced the deal in May, sought EU approval for the deal last Friday 78

September 21, 2018 6:24 PM Circle of Life: Elton John Stays With Music Label

Universal Music’s deal with ‘Rocket Man’ singer shows how labels, in the streaming age, have had to evolve from just being a publisher Elton John agreed to stay with the world’s largest music company, Universal Music Group, in a sign there is still a place for music labels in the streaming age. The contract with Mr. John, who kicked off a three-year-long 62