Observing the overall stock markets, a report identified the five stock market sectors best for investment in 2017. Predicted to continue the upward trend and have lots of potential for profits are the automobile industry, building and construction, industrial machinery, toys sector, and water sector.
American movie studios are getting closer to Chinese firms as sources of funding. Dick Cook Studios has just secured $500 million in production deal with China’s Film Carnival. The studio is working on the first film under the deal.
Video game players around the world will gather for the biggest video game tournament that starts on April 3 and ends in June 12. The program promises of $500,000 prize pool and eight finalists will compete with each other in front of an audience.
Camels are being born and bred for special purposes - racing and marketing. This type of industry has already made millionaires and still making more of them.
Airbnb is offering something adventurous for those who are lion-hearted. Sleeping beside sharks is really a thrilling experience and also a scary one. Airbnb offers this exhilirating night stay adventure for free provided you tell something about yourself and the main reason why you should be chosen as the lucky recipient.
Ubisoft Managing Director Noticed Trust Established by Filipinos in Ubisoft Singapore, Expands Studios to the Philippines
Game developer Ubisoft is expanding its business to the Philippines and will be named Ubisoft Philippines. It will be headquartered in Sta. Rosa, Laguna which is a great geographical site. One reason for the move is the trust established by Filipino employees led by manager Chip Go that was being noticed by Ubisoft Managing Director Oliver de Rotalier.
It's a record for Shanghai Disneyland as its June 16 opening day tickets became sold out after a few hours of selling. Discounts await children, seniors and guests with disabilities including those who will purchase for a two-day event.
San Diego SeaWorld announced that it will no longer offer theatrical shows for orcas but instead it will be replaced by an educational show about the killer whale itself. The theme park's declining number of visitors and with the left and right criticism it received from animal activists made them change their tarnished image. However, orcas born and raised in captivity cannot be released to the wild as they could not fend for themselves and might perish.
Optus at last revealed on how Aussie football fans will be able to watch their favorite game via live stream. It will team up with SBS to broadcast live streaming of their favorite team and players from around the world provided that the viewers are Optus subscribers.
Crytek Applies a “Pay What You Want” Business Model to its New VR-Enabled Game Developing CryEngine V
Crytek’s new VR-enabled game development engine, the CryEngine V, will be available for a price that “feels comfortable” in the company’s new “Pay What You Want” business model. Users can buy resources from the engine’s new Marketplace system and also choose to contribute to the company’s new program to help indie projects around the world.
It's Sesame Street's very own Cookie Monster that stars in the latest Apple iPhone 6s advertisement. It reiterates Siri's hands-free capabilities of getting commands. Siri was able to understand Cookie Monster's accent when he requested to set a timer for the cookies and play music while waiting for it to get done.
MasterCard Presents Arnold Palmer Invitational Golf Tournament, Showcases Payment Through Virtual and Augmented Reality
It will be a different experience for consumers and golf fans alike as they take part in the Arnold Palmer Invitational PGA Tour event. MasterCard has teamed up with Wearality that develops VR glasses and other wearables and with Callaway Golf Company to enable people to engross themselves in the virtual and augmented reality.
Sony Bought Jackson Estate’s Shares for $750 Million, Taking Over Catalogs Including The Beatles and Taylor Swift
The Michael Jackson estate lost its share in the joint venture with Sony Corp. when the music publisher bought Jackson’s share of 50 percent for $750 million. The transaction will wipe out the rest of Jackson’s $500 million debt he left when the artist died in 2009.
Voters will decide whether to approve the expansion of casino in New Jersey beyond Atlantic City. A referendum will be held in November as state's legislature approved the ballot plan on Monday.
Sony will pay $750 million to the Michael Jackson estate for its share in the music catalog. Once the deal is closed, the estate will be no longer in debt.