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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ revolution turns 40

Mixing rock, pop and RnB like never before, Michael Jackson's "Thriller", 40 years old next week, became the most successful…

1 year ago

Tesla Pauses Hiring as Musk Aims for 10% Staff Cut, Reuters Says

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the electric carmaker needs to cut staff by around 10%, noting he…

2 years ago

More than 200 cases of monkeypox worldwide: EU disease agency

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The number of confirmed cases of monkeypox worldwide has reached 219 outside of countries where it is endemic,…

2 years ago

Airbus Gears Up for Growth With Plans to Add 6,000 New Staff

By BLOOMBERG Airbus SE plans to hire 6,000 new staff in the first part of the year, going some way…

2 years ago

Netflix Raises Price of Standard US Plan by $1.50 a Month

by BLOOMBERG NETFLIX Inc. raised the price of its monthly subscription packages by $1 to $2 in the U.S., boosting…

2 years ago

World passes 300 million Covid cases as Omicron breaks records

By AFP The total number of Covid-19 cases registered worldwide passed 300 million on Friday, with the Omicron variant's rapid…

2 years ago

Global Covid infections pass 250 million: AFP tally

By AFP / FILE PIX More than 250 million Covid-19 infections have been recorded worldwide since the start of the…

2 years ago

Nearly 5 mn fewer girls to be born worldwide over next 10 years: study

by AFP / pic by BERNAMA PARIS - An estimated 4.7 million fewer girls are expected to be born globally in…

3 years ago

Netflix adds 1.5m subscribers worldwide in second quarter of 2021

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG LOS ANGELES - The world’s leading streaming entertainment service Netflix announced Tuesday that it has added…

3 years ago

UN warns of ‘perfect storm’ as childhood vaccination plummets

by Christophe VOGT / AFP The UN warned Thursday that a "perfect storm" was brewing, with a raging pandemic disrupting…

3 years ago

Britney Spears wins right to new lawyer in battle to remove dad

by Andrew MARSZAL / AFP An emotional Britney Spears scored a victory in her bid to end her father's control…

3 years ago

Semiconductor sector growth remains on track, says MIDF

WSTS expects the sector’s global market to grow an outstanding 19.7% in 2021, corresponding to a market size of RM2.2t…

3 years ago

Hundreds arrested in ‘staggering’ FBI encrypted phone sting

by Danny KEMP with Andrew BEATTY in Sydney / AFP Police arrested more than 800 people worldwide in a huge…

3 years ago