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Samsung Lee Jae-yong granted amnesty

On the 12th, the South Korean government released the list of amnesty for the August 15th National Liberation Day, and decided to grant special amnesty, commutation or reinstatement of 1,693 people including Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong on the 15th. This is the first time that the Yin Xiyue government has implemented amnesty since …

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FBI searches Trump estate for classified materials related to nuclear weapons

Earlier this week, FBI agents searched for classified material related to nuclear weapons and other items while executing a search warrant at the Florida home of former President Donald Trump, The Washington Post reported . Administration officials are deeply concerned that nuclear documents believed to be at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate could fall into the wrong …

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Microsoft denies Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty is unique

Microsoft’s deal to buy Activision Blizzard still needs approval from major national regulators, who are asking the gaming industry what they think of the deal. Sony, the main competitor of Microsoft’s game console business, commented that Activision’s “Call of Duty” series of games is unique, and other game companies have difficulty making similar products to …

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Disney+ adds 14.4 million new subscribers, will offer ad-supported subscription plans

Netflix has dropped subscribers for two straight quarters, while rival Disney reported subscriber gains of more than 14 million. Disney announced its Q3 FY22 financial report as of July 2, with revenue of $21.5 billion, an increase of 26%, and a profit of $1.41 billion. The streaming service Disney+ added 14.4 million subscribers, almost all …

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ByteDance acquires U.S.-China Yihe for $1.5 billion

ByteDance-owned Xiaohe Health has acquired private medical institution Meizhong Yihe for about 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion). Meizhong Yihe is a private medical institution that provides one-stop services for obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, assisted reproduction, postpartum rehabilitation, postpartum recuperation, and medical beauty. It currently has 7 women’s and children’s hospitals, 2 comprehensive outpatient centers and 5 …

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