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Streaming giants battle for Asian audience

Google-owned YouTube earns the largest share of revenues in Asia, but Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney's Indian platform Hotstar have all experienced significant growth in the past few years. #onlinestreaming The post Streaming giants battle for Asian audience appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2019Related News

Calls for U.N. investigation on anniversary of Khashoggi murder

ISTANBUL, Turkey (UPDATED) – Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos joined activists in Istanbul Wednesday, October 2, for a memorial service outside the Saudi consulate where  journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered a year  ago. International rights groups renewed calls for a full United Nations investigation into the killing. Saudi journalist ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 2nd, 2019Related News

Amazon sued over online sales of Cuban charcoal

HAVANA, Cuba – Online giant Amazon is the latest company to be sued under a US law for profiting from property seized by Cuba's communist government after the 1959 revolution. The suit follows a similar case against American Airlines and Latin American carrier LATAM.  The Seattle-based tech giant is accused of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 27th, 2019Related News

Amazon digital assistant Alexa gets into your head

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a cornucopia of new gadgets as it extended the reach of Alexa from automobiles and homes essentially into people's heads. Amazon digital aide Alexa vies with Google Assistant software to be at the heart of smart homes where lights, security systems, televisions ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 26th, 2019Related News

Pelosi: Impeachment probe vs Trump starts | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: U.S. House Speaker Pelosi announces formal Trump impeachment inquiry United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces Tuesday, September 24, the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying he violated the constitution in seeking help from Ukraine to hurt Democratic opponent Joe Biden. 'Fallacy' to say Amazon is the heritage of humankind – Bolsonaro Brazil's far-right President Jair ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 25th, 2019Related News

Fallacy to say Amazon is the heritage of humankind – Bolsonaro

UNITED NATIONS – Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who has come under attack for wildfires that are raging in the Amazon, told the United Nations Tuesday, September 24, that the rainforest is his country's sovereign territory. "It is a fallacy to say that the Amazon is the heritage of humankind, and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2019Related News

As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames. The latest satellite data from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2019Related News

LOTR series in NZ

WELLINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO — New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new The Lord of the Rings series, a TV show widely tipped to be the most expensive ever made......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2019Related News

Amazon bets big on India with mega-office

HYDERABAD, India – With 49 elevators moving a floor per second and zumba classes for its more than 15,000 employees, Amazon's new Indian headquarters, its biggest building globally, matches its ambitions in a vast but challenging market. The United States retail giant launched its first site in the South Asian ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2019Related News

Amazon opens biggest office in India

Amazon's 282-feet tall office building is in the southern tech hub of Hyderabad. #biggestAmazonoffice The post Amazon opens biggest office in India appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2019Related News

France fines Amazon 4 million euros over marketplace clauses

PARIS, France – A French court has fined the US retailing giant Amazon 4 million euros ($4.4 million) over terms of use deemed unfair for companies using its online marketplace to sell their goods. "It's a record fine" for a suit involving abusive commercial clauses, Loic Tanguy, a director at the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 4th, 2019Related News

Brazil president Bolsonaro to skip Amazon summit on doctor s orders

SAO PAULO, Brazil – Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will skip a regional summit on fires that have devastated swaths of the Amazon because doctors want him to get ready for surgery scheduled for next week, a spokesman said Monday, Septmber 2. The far-right president has been widely criticized over his support for Amazon deforestation and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 3rd, 2019Related News

Brazil s Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe as fires soar

ARIQUEMES, Brazil – President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday, August 30, that Europe has "nothing to teach" Brazil about preserving the environment, as the country aligns itself with the United States over fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. The far-right leader's comments come as the latest official data show thousands of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 31st, 2019Related News

Peru, Colombia push emergency summit

LIMA, Peru (AFP) — Peru and Colombia proposed on Tuesday an emergency Amazon summit for countries in the region in order to coordinate a strategy to protect the vast rainforest currently blighted by numerous fires. The Amazon is known as the “planet’s lungs” but is suffering from its worst outbreak of fires in years, which […] The post Peru, Colombia push emergency summit appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 28th, 2019Related News

Brazil slams G7 aid offer as Amazon fires rage

BRASILIA, Brazil (UPDATED) – Brazil on Monday, August 26, rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of "his home and his colonies." Nearly 80,000 forest fires have broken out in Brazil since the beginning of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2019Related News

G7 wrestles with Iran, Amazon fires and trade, but own unity shaky

BIARRITZ, France –  G7 leaders close their summit Monday, August 26, with discussion of world problems including the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest , but overshadowed by President Donald Trump's trade wars and questions over the group's unity. The summit in Biarritz, a high-end surfers' paradise in southwestern France, saw a dramatic shift of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2019Related News

United Kingdom pledges $12.3 million for fire-ravaged Amazon

BIARRITZ, France – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, August 26, pledged £10 million ($12.3 million) to help restore the Amazon rainforest which has been ravaged by fires, sparking a wave of global concern. The money would be made available immediately to help restore the habitat, including areas that have ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 26th, 2019Related News

Pope Francis fears for Amazon, planet s vital lung

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday, August 25, voiced concern for the Amazon rainforest, a "vital" lung for the planet, as the worst blazes in years have sparked a global outcry. "We are concerned about the vast fires that have developed in the Amazon," the pope told the faithful at ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 25th, 2019Related News

G7 to help nations hit by Amazon fires – Macron

BIARRITZ, France – World leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to help the countries affected by the huge wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest as soon as possible ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 25th, 2019Related News

Pope, urging prayers, says Amazon forest vital for our Earth

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis said yesterday that the Amazon forest is vital for our Earth and is urging prayers that fires there are quickly controlled. Francis added his voice to the chorus of international concern that the blazes in Brazil will have grave repercussions on the world’s environmental health. The pontiff, who is […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 25th, 2019Related News