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Winning auction bid to fly in space with Jeff Bezos: $28M

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An auction for a ride into space next month alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother ended with a winning $28 million bid Saturday. The Amazon founder's rocke...

Google loosens its search engine grip on Android devices in Europe

Google (GOOGL.O) has bowed to pressure from rivals and will let them compete for free to be the default search engines on Android devices in Europe, widening a pledge to EU antitrust regulators two ye...

Google agrees to change some ad practices after French watchdog imposes fine

Alphabet's Google agreed to make changes to some of its widely-used online advertising services under a settlement with France's antitrust watchdog released on Monday. The authority also fi...

Google fined €220 million by French regulators

Google received a fine of €220 million ($267 million) on Monday and agreed to adjust its key online advertising products after France's competition regular said Google had abused its dominant...

Christie's to sell Isaac Newton's notes for greatest work

Isaac Newton's handwritten notes for a second edition of his masterwork, the "Principia," are set to go under the hammer next month, auction house Christie's said on Tuesday. The Lo...

MOVE Network Launches Its First NFT Incubator in Hong Kong

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 31 May 2021 - MOVE Network has officially launched its first NFT (Non-Fungible Token) incubator in Hong Kong.Non-fungible Token has recently become a social buzzword, ...

NFT sale of Andy Warhol works fetch combined NT$93 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The king of pop art Andy Warhol had five of his works sold as NFTs for a combined NT$93 million (US$3.3 million) at a Christie's auction on Thursday (May 27). The a...

Japan's fascination with perfect — and expensive — fruits

Perfectly round with a delicious green sheen, a pair of melons from the town of Yubari in northern Japan were sold for an eye-watering 2.7 million yen (€20,260) at the first fruit auction of the ...

Asian shares up, dollar wallows as Fed soothes inflation fears

Asian shares rose on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar stood near its lowest levels this year after U.S. Federal Reserve officials reaffirmed a dovish monetary policy stance, providing yet more assuranc...

ERA Singapore Participates in Singapore Property Show 2021, the nation's largest virtual real estate show

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 21 May 2021 - The Singapore Property Show (SPS) is back from 13 to 30 May 2021 for a bigger edition this year! SPS 2021 will offer more than 25 of the latest launched priv...

Treasure trove of rock memorabilia includes Kurt Cobain hair

NEW YORK (AP) — Guitars from Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith as well as autographed memorabilia from The Beatles and even strands of hair from Kurt Cobain are some of the highlights of an ...

Former investment executive gets 3 months in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment fund with U2′s Bono was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme....

Preakness is 1st horse race to make digital souvenir NFTs

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anyone who has ever wanted a personal video copy of Secretariat's 1973 Preakness victory or a digital rendering of the race's Woodlawn Vase — and an actual 28-inch replica of the trop...

As chip shortage goes on, cars are scarce and prices are up

DETROIT (AP) — For the next few months, Charlie Gilchrist figures his 11 car dealerships in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will sell just about every new vehicle they can get from the factories — and at i...

Law enforcement help capture loose zebra in middle Tennessee

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials helped capture a loose zebra in middle Tennessee after it escaped from an exotic livestock auction. According to news outlets, Cook...