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'Lady Beast' fights for girl gamers in Japan

Chiba (Japan) (AFP) - In her online world, she is "Lady Beast", deftly operating her green monster Blanka in dizzying hand-to-hand streetfighting combat on the global professional gaming circuit.

Visitors to the Tokyo Game Show are left in little doubt they are entering a male-dominated world.-AFP

Inside Jeff Bezos’s US$5bil bet that Amazon can win India

It’s mere weeks to the festival of Diwali, the season of lavish, reckless consumption, and in a cavernous warehouse minutes from the Hyderabad airport, hundreds of workers are furiously sorting mountains of everyday items.

Team Europe jumps ahead in inaugural Laver Cup

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Team Europe swept the singles matches at the inaugural Laver Cup on Friday before Australian Nick Kyrgios and American Jack Sock took down top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych in the doubles to salvage a point for Team World.

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London licence

LONDON: London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities

The capital's transport regulator said the Silicon Valley technology giant's approach and conduct was not fit and proper to hold a private vehicle hire licence and it would not be renewed when it expires on Sept. 30.  Uber, which has 40,000 drivers working in the capital, said it would contest the decision.
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Boeing boosts SEA order forecast; AirAsia, Vietjetjet others become important

SINGAPORE: Boeing Co said on Friday it had increased its 20-year forecast for Southeast Asian demand by 460 aircraft, the largest jump of any global region, as low-cost carriers make travel more accessible. Southeast Asia, home to rapidly growing low-cost carriers like Indonesia's Lion Air, Vietnam's Vietjet and Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd , is taking on greater importance for Boeing and Airbus

Southeast Asia, home to rapidly growing low-cost carriers like Indonesia's Lion Air, Vietnam's Vietjet and Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd, is taking on greater importance for Boeing and Airbus SE <AIR.PA> as North American and European markets are more mature with far lower growth rates.

Golf - Tiger progressing but still no timetable for return

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods is not hitting full shots and has no timetable for his return to competitive golf after undergoing his fourth back surgery in April, the former world number one said on Friday.

Troubled Commerzbank lures list of buyers

COMMERZBANK AG may not be your first pick if you’re looking to expand in European banking. Bailed out by the government in 2009, it’s still struggling to make money in Germany’s notoriously cut-throat consumer market.

Adobe sees a future of digital ads in the driver’s seat

ADOBE Systems Inc has helped companies tackle digital marketing on computers and smartphones.

Preparing the young for digital careers

Fair a showcase of students’ creativity and provides insight into different elements of technology

Winners of the various competitions at the mydigitalmaker Fair 2017

Smaller firms being taken over by bigger ones

A NEW era is unfolding in the advertising world with global consultancies buying out agencies. Media analysts expect this trend to be on the rise and to intensify over the years with technological advancement.

Changes inevitable: Lee says consultancy firms and ad agencies are going through rapid changes with the decline in revenue over the years.