Tom Ascheim, in his new role, will be the chief representative of WarnerMedia in its dealings with author J.K. Rowling, who penned the beloved Harry Potter books, as well as her reps, agent Neil Blair and Blair Partnership Chief Creative Officer James McKnight. Ascheim will report directly to WarnerMedia chief Ann Sarnoff. It also noted that his new responsibilities will include expanding the Wizarding World "property for the studio's various outlets and platform partners." Sarnoff had this to say about it in a statement. … [Read more...] about Harry Potter and the Wizarding World Franchise Is Expanding at Warner Bros.
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Furthermore, these problems have also led to question the effectiveness of current international institutions such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) in dealing with all-inclusive growth trade rules and reinforce the voices for the need for a change. Large technology corporations have expanded their power over the whole globe, resulting in wealth redistribution from the lower income groups to the highest income ones. These actors negatively impact state power and undermine the ability of countries to manage their economies. … [Read more...] about EU-China relations in a new world order
Billionaires' fortunes rebounded as stock markets recovered despite a continued recession in the economy. Their total wealth hit $11.95 trillion in December 2020, equivalent to G20 governments’ total COVID-19 recovery spending. The road to recovery will be much longer for people who were already struggling pre-COVID-19. When the virus struck over half of the workers in poor countries were living in poverty, and three-quarters of workers globally had no access to social protections like sick pay or unemployment benefits. … [Read more...] about Wealth inequaity increases after COVID-19
The US smartphone market is led by the two global giants Apple and Samsung with the market shares of 40 and 30 per cent, respectively, following data published by Counterpoint. The statistics also showed that as of the end of the third quarter last year, LG occupied about 13 per cent of the market. … [Read more...] about Vingroup may break into US market through acquisition of LG smartphone business
American Express is using the latest AI models for real-time fraud detection. Ford taps generative adversarial networks to generate data it needs to test self-driving cars. And Dominos applies AI to improve predictions of when orders will be ready for the 3 billion pizzas it delivers every year. … [Read more...] about Certifiably Fast: Top OEMs Debut World’s First NVIDIA-Certified Systems Built to Crush AI Workloads