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Steven Spielberg’s autobiographical ‘The Fabelmans’ debuts in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Steven Spielberg premiered his much-anticipated “The Fabelmans” to thunderous applause at the Toronto International Film Festival, debuting his most autobiographical film and one the 75-year-old filmmaker said he’s been building toward his whole life. “The Fabelmans,” which Spielberg wrote with Tony Kushner, draws extensively from the director’s own childhood — from his …

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JPMorgan (JPM) fintech deal to acquire Renovite to battle Stripe and Block

The main entrance at JPMorgan’s headquarters in New York City. Erik McGregor | LightRocket | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase has agreed to acquire a payments startup called Renovite to fend off threats from fintech firms including Stripe and Block , CNBC has learned. The bank, a major player in the global payments arena, said that …

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GBTA: Economic ‘Headwinds’ to Delay Full Corp. Travel Recovery

Citing “headwinds” including inflation and supply chain shortages, the Global Business Travel Association on Monday projected global business travel spending won’t reach pre-pandemic levels until 2026, two years later than its prior projection, issued in November.  The projection, issued in the 2022 GBTA Business Travel Index Outlook, includes a forecast that total 2022 global business …

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First Philippine Blockchain Week scheduled on Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

With a goal of making the Philippines a leader in blockchain technology, international and local experts from the digital and cryptocurrency industries are gathering to host the first Philippine Blockchain Week, to be held on Nov. 28 to Dec. 4 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom of the Newport World Resorts in Pasay City. Dubbed “Chaintrix” …

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CA seeks to tighten Netflix, ViuSasa, Skype regulation

Market News CA seeks to tighten Netflix, ViuSasa, Skype regulation Friday September 09 2022 The Communications Authority of Kenya headquarters in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) plans to tighten regulatory oversight on online media content providers, who are increasingly coming under the spotlight of the government on tax and …

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Strong shekel hits Israeli real estate cos in Europe

In November 2017, Israeli income producing real estate company Alony Hetz (TASE: ALHE) announced that its next target market was the UK. “Brexit has created unusual opportunities,” the company prophesied as it set up a subsidiary in England to buy up properties worth hundreds of millions of pounds. Five years later and 25% of …

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