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Virtual reality ads make their way to Facebook's Oculus headsets

3:06pm EDT

Facebook Inc said Wednesday it will begin testing ads inside its virtual reality Oculus headsets in partnership with several game developers, including Resolution Games.

Thomson Reuters shareholder support for human rights review rises

Jun 09 2021

A shareholder proposal for Thomson Reuters Corp to review human rights issues emerging from its U.S. government contracts gained increased investor support but failed to win approval at the company's annual meeting on Wednesday.

Twitter appoints new board member to replace Elliott's Cohn

Jun 09 2021

Twitter Inc on Wednesday appointed development finance executive Mimi Alemayehou to its board of directors to replace Elliott Management partner Jesse Cohn, after the activist hedge fund helped create a blueprint for changes that led to a doubling of the social media firm's share price.

NBCUniversal to air 7,000 hours of Olympics coverage, as pandemic worries continue

Jun 07 2021

Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said on Monday it will air an "unprecedented" 7,000 hours of coverage for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics across its multiple television networks and streaming platform Peacock, even as most Japanese citizens continue to oppose holding the Games during the pandemic.

Twitter begins rolling out subscription product to undo tweets, customize app

Jun 03 2021

Twitter Inc on Thursday said it will roll out a new subscription product initially in Australia and Canada called Twitter Blue, which will let paying users edit their tweets before posting and change the color theme of their app. | Video

Twitter testing ads on Fleets to catch up to Snap, Facebook

Jun 01 2021

Twitter Inc said Tuesday it will begin testing ads on its disappearing posts feature called Fleets, as it works to offer more options for advertisers.

AT&T WarnerMedia CEO Kilar says he will stay into 2022 -source

May 27 2021

(Reuters) -Jason Kilar, chief executive of AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia unit, said during an internal meeting on Thursday that he plans to remain in his role through this year and will reassess his options in 2022, according to a source familiar with the matter.

World News

Biden pointedly asks Putin about cyberattacks at summit

GENEVA (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday how he would feel if someone carried out a ransomware attack on Russian oil pipelines, a pointed question during their summit that illustrated the breadth of their disagreements.