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Blizzard staff held umbrella protest to ban Hearthstone pro

A number of Blizzard employees appear to protest the company's decision to ban a professional Hearthstone player for expressing support for Hong Kong's ongoing protests for autonomy. Some have reportedly covered two of the company's assumed core values ​​cast in bronze in a sculpture outside their headquarters, "Think Global" and "Every Voice Matters". It seems to later gather in support …

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AT&T to sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

AT&T Inc. T 0.08% have agreed to sell their Puerto Rican and US Virgin Islands businesses to Liberty Latin America Ltd. LILA 2.40% for $ 1.95 billion in cash, which allows the telecommunications giant to shave off its debt load and approach repurchase shares. AT & T's business in Puerto Rico provides mobile, landline and internet connections. It had 1.1 …

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China to restrict visas for Americans linked to certain groups: report

The Chinese government plans to restrict visas for some Americans, specifically those employed by the U.S. intelligence community and certain human rights groups, according to a report. "This is not something we want to do but we don't seem to have any choice," an anonymous source told Reuters. SECOND NBA CARES EVENT CANCELED IN CHINA DURING LAKERS-NETS PRESEASON VISIT: REPORT …

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Shares rise on fresh trading hopes; Dollar Top: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) – US index futures jumped along with stocks in Europe as China raised hopes of progress in trade talks with America this week despite a host of potential headwinds. Gold glided with Treasury. Contracts on the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 indices increased profits following a report that China is still open to a partial trade agreement …

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay the man $ 8 billion for drugs that made him grow breasts – RT Business News

A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday said Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must pay $ 8 billion in punitive damages to a man because of his allegations that a drug manufactured by the US company caused him to grow breasts. The judgment in favor of Nicholas Murray, 26, came first in one of thousands of Risperdal cases pending in Pennsylvania. Murray claims …

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China plans to restrict visas for US visitors with "anti-China" links

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China plans tighter visa restrictions on US citizens with ties to anti-Chinese groups, said people with knowledge of the proposed curbs after similar US restrictions on Chinese citizens, as relations between countries are sour. FILE PHOTO: US and Chinese flags seen before Secretary of Defense James Mattis welcomes Chinese Minister of National Defense Generator Wei Fenghe to …

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Goldman evaluates role in China's listing of Megvii following US blacklist

A participant uses his smartphone to record a facial recognition demonstration at himself at the Beijing Megvii booth at the MWC Shanghai Exhibition in Shanghai, China, June 27, 2019. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs said on Tuesday it was reviewing its involvement in Megvii Technology's planned initial public offering (IPO) after the US government placed the …

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Alibaba to stop the sale of e-cigarette components in the United States

FILE PHOTO: An Alibaba Group logo is seen at an exhibition at the World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China on May 16, 2019. REUTERS / Jason Lee / File Photo (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling e-cigarette components in the United States, amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and certain …

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