In Microsoft’s Activision deal, a future world is at stake

In Microsoft’s Activision deal, a future world is at stake

A crowd waits for a video presentation at the Activision booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters There was some head-scratching across the big tech and gaming worlds in January when Microsoft announced an agreement to buy Activision Blizzard, a leading videogame publisher, for $ … Read more

Readers Write: Mondale memorial, volcanic politics, rail service and college selection, catalytic converters, bitcoin

Readers Write: Mondale memorial, volcanic politics, rail service and college selection, catalytic converters, bitcoin

Opinion editor’s note: Star Tribune Opinion publishes letters from readers online and in print each day. To contribute, click here. ••• I’m writing to extend my deep thanks to everyone at Dorsey & Whitney and the University of Minnesota who volunteered their time to make the May 1 memorial service for former Vice President Walter … Read more

The Top 5 Dividend Kings Now

The Top 5 Dividend Kings Now

This is a guest post by Josh Arnold for Sure Dividend. I don’t normally accept guest posts but was happy to make an exception for Sure Dividend, since I used to do some shared work with them regarding dividend stock analysis a few years ago. With stocks selling off, this is a good time to … Read more

US Fed hikes interest rates, Bitcoin plunges below $ 36K, and Argentina’s central bank says no to financial institutions offering crypto: Hodler’s Digest, May 1-7

US Fed hikes interest rates, Bitcoin plunges below $ 36K, and Argentina’s central bank says no to financial institutions offering crypto: Hodler’s Digest, May 1-7

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more – a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Fed hikes interest rates by 50 basis points in effort … Read more

Paul Dunne embraces his past as it collides with his present | Golf News and Tour Information

Paul Dunne embraces his past as it collides with his present |  Golf News and Tour Information

SUTTON COLDFIELD, England – It’s been almost seven years since Paul Dunne was on the verge of something akin to golf immortality. With one round to play in the 2015 Open Championship at St. Andrews, the then 22-year-old amateur was tied for the lead alongside the winner of the previous Open played over the Old … Read more

Apple’s Director of Machine Learning Resigns Due to Return to Office Work

Apple’s Director of Machine Learning Resigns Due to Return to Office Work

Apple’s director of machine learning, Ian Goodfellow, has resigned from his role a little over four years after he joined the company after previously being one of Google’s top AI employees, according to The Verge’s Zoë Schiffer. Goodfellow reportedly broke the news to staff in an email, saying his resignation is in part due to … Read more

Audrey Diwan on Making Abortion Film ‘Happening’

Audrey Diwan on Making Abortion Film ‘Happening’

Winner of the 2021 Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival, writer-director Audrey Diwan’s unflinching and suspense-ridden Happening follows its young female protagonist, Anne (Anamaria Vartolomei), a helpless middle-class college student who desperately tries to seek an illegal abortion in order to continue her studies in 1960s France. The immersive work is likely to … Read more

Opinion: Lydia Ko names the red elephant in the room

Opinion: Lydia Ko names the red elephant in the room

The exchange highlighted two glaring oddities: First, that female sports stars spend roughly a quarter of their time with a physical handicap, yet are expected to stay quiet about it, and second, how wild it is that in 2022, a male reporter was flummoxed by the mention of something that happens every few weeks to … Read more