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Warner Bros. will stream movies on HBO Max the same day they drop in theaters

In a momentous decision that could upend the way movies are distributed in the future, Warner Bros., the world’s second-largest movie studio, announced it would stream all of its 2021

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Self-driving robotaxis are taking off in China

The world has been inching toward fully autonomous cars for years. In China, one company just got even closer to making it a reality. On Thursday, AutoX, an Alibaba (BABA)-backed

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This company is using drones to replant forests devastated by wildfires

The United States has had its most devastating wildfire season on record, with more than 8 million acres of land burned across the country this year. Regenerating the forests that

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Topshop owner Arcadia limits gift cards to 50% of purchase

Arcadia collapsed into administration on Monday and shoppers have been unable to use gift cards online since. The company and its administrators said the card shutdown was a temporary technical

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Google fired employees for union activity, says US agency

Google unlawfully fired employees for attempting to organise a union, a US federal agency has said. A complaint filed by the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) alleged that Google

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The greening of black gold

This isn’t just any business cycle for the oil industry. As its major exporters in Opec plus Russia convene this week to decide how best to sustain the price above

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HSBC share price rockets 50% since its 25-year low

HSBC has seen its share price rocket more than 50% since it hit a 25-year low in September. The UK’s biggest bank has been under increasing regulatory and economic pressure

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