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  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday it had appointed former Nielsen Holdings Plc president Steve Hasker as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Jim Smith. Hasker, most recently a top executive at Hollywood talent agency CAA, will assume his new role on March 15, Thomson Reuters said. Adjusted earnings in the quarter rose to $216 million or...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday it had appointed former Nielsen Holdings Plc president Steve Hasker as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Jim Smith. Hasker, most recently a top executive at Hollywood talent agency CAA, will assume his new role on March 15, Thomson Reuters said. Adjusted earnings in the quarter rose to $216 million or...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday it had appointed former Nielsen Holdings Plc president Steve Hasker as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Jim Smith. Hasker, most recently a top executive at Hollywood talent agency CAA, will assume his new role on March 15, Thomson Reuters said. In recent years, Thomson Reuters had cut costs and shed...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday it had appointed former Nielsen Holdings Plc president Steve Hasker as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Jim Smith. Hasker, most recently a top executive at Hollywood talent agency CAA, will assume his new role on March 15, Thomson Reuters said. Stephane Bello, Chief Financial Officer, will also step...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 25- As he looks ahead to California's March 3 Democratic primary, Neal Kelley is having sleepless nights. Kelley is the elections chief for Orange County, part of a wave of California counties rolling out sweeping new balloting procedures affecting millions of voters in the nation's most populous state. Some mammoth California counties are...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 25- Singapore Airlines Ltd has cut nearly 10% of its capacity, frozen recruitment for ground positions and deferred spending as it deals with lower demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. "We will continue to be nimble and flexible in adjusting our capacity to match the changing demand patterns in the...

  • SEOUL, Feb 25- Big Hit Entertainment, the music label of South Korean boy band BTS, has chosen JPMorgan, NH Investment and Securities and others to handle its initial public offering, according to media reports. Big Hit Entertainment has chosen three local brokerage firms- NH Investment& Securities, Korea Investment& Securities and Mirae Asset Daewoo for the IPO,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday to establish the probable cause of a fatal March 2018 Tesla Autopilot crash in California and will issue a series of safety recommendations, two people briefed on the matter said on Monday. The safety board is expected to issue recommendations to the National...

  • The Los Gatos, California, company has guarded its viewership data for years and only recently started revealing information about how many people watch its shows. Director of Product Innovation Cameron Johnson wrote in a company blog post https://media.netflix.com/en/company-blog/see-whats-popular-on-netflix that Netflix will update the Top 10...

  • As of Monday, only five U.S. states- California, Illinois, Nebraska, Nevada and Tennessee- have the capability to test for the virus, according to the Association of Public Health Laboratories. The request follows continued delays in getting access to a test developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which was granted an Emergency Use...

  • Feb 24- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday there were 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the country, apart from the 39 cases among those evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship and the city of Wuhan in China. The agency said the 14 confirmed cases included two new cases reported from Humboldt County and Sacramento...

  • Close-up of blue logo on sign with facade of headquarters buildings in background near the headquarters of Apple Computers in the Silicon Valley, Cupertino, California, August 26, 2018.

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple's bid to avoid paying about $440 million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX's internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling.

  • Feb 24- Juul Labs Inc is halting sales in Indonesia, citing concerns that it can't stop retailers from selling its high-nicotine e-cigarettes to young people in a largely unregulated tobacco market. Juul disclosed its Indonesia plans to Reuters as the news organization was inquiring about the company's marketing to younger customers there and in the other...

  • Feb 24- SoftBank's second Vision Fund has led a new $165 million funding round in California- based Karius, which markets a test that can quickly detect hard to diagnose infections through a simple taking of blood, the start-up said on Monday. The funding round values the company at over $700 million, according to a filing made by the company to the state of Delaware,...

  • Beautiful Bali on a budget.

    Approximately 2 million people stay in Airbnb properties every night. But what are the most sought-after places? Here are the most wish-listed homes from the past decade, all of which are still available for rent.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 23,- After a close box office battle, Paramount's "Sonic the Hedgehog" pulled ahead of Disney and 20th Century's "The Call of the Wild" on North American charts. Ultimately, "Sonic" finished the weekend with $26.3 million, enough to defeat "Call of the Wild" and its $25 million debut. After its second week of release, the movie crossed the $100 million mark in...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 21- Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. The action was first reported by the Los Angeles Times. The Wall Street Journal reported that these organizers in California receive $2,500 a month to promote Bloomberg's candidacy through actions such as posting on...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's campaign has pumped $25.7 million into his little-known tech company Hawkfish since the billionaire entered the race last November, according to disclosures to the Federal Election Commission. Hawkfish LLC, which was founded by the former New York mayor in 2019, has been rapidly hiring tech...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. The action was first reported by the Los Angeles Times. The Wall Street Journal reported that these organizers in California receive $2,500 a month to promote Bloomberg's candidacy through actions such as posting on social media to their own networks.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's campaign has pumped $25.7 million into the billionaire candidate's little-known digital arm Hawkfish since he entered the race last November, according to disclosures to the Federal Election Commission. Hawkfish LLC, which was founded by the former New York mayor in 2019, has been rapidly hiring...