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Janelle Monae performs during 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019 in Indio, California.

Warner Music Group files for an IPO as streaming services boost labels

The offering is Warner's second, as a slew of private-equity firms took the company public in 2005 after buying it from Time Warner the previous year.
Jack Ma.

Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma, China’s richest man, pledged $14.5 million to fight the coronavirus

The money will be donated through Ma's charitable foundation, which will use it to help medical research efforts and disease prevention.
The redesigned Apple store on 5th Ave has a living wall.

Millennials love plants so much they’re convincing tech companies to replace office artwork with ‘living walls’

Tech companies are embracing millennial's interest in plants and wellness to attract talent encourage them to work longer hours.

Alphabet’s soaring stock just pushed it above a $1 trillion market cap. Here are the 11 highest-valued public companies.

The list of highest-valued firms remains tech-heavy, though oil behemoth Saudi Aramco maintains the world's highest market cap at $1.84 trillion.

A Tencent-led consortium buys 10% of Universal Music, valuing the world’s biggest music firm at $34 billion

The investing group holds an option to boost its stake to as much as 20% at the same valuation, according to a Tuesday statement.
FILE PHOTO: The logos of mobile apps, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Netflix, are displayed on a screen in this illustration picture

Binge-watching dominated the decade. These were the apps where people spent the most money over the last 10 years.

Consumers spent the most on streaming apps this decade, with Netflix coming in first. Tinder, in second place, was the only dating app on the list.

Gamers all over just got a one-up, after Singapore set up a global body to give e-sports prestige and legitimacy

The first Global E-Sport Games is slated to arrive as early as 2020.
Reddit mascots are displayed at the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

Reddit has released the most ‘upvoted’ posts of 2019, and it shows how much trolling is part of the platform’s culture

Reddit recently released its year-in-review report highlighting the most popular posts, active subreddit communities, and viral trends.
Nintendo showed off the Switch during the 2019 China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference in Shanghai.

The Nintendo Switch will launch in China December 10, bringing the world’s fastest-selling video game console to the world’s biggest video...

China, the world's most valuable gaming market, is expected to spend more than $36 billion on video games this year.
A demonstrator throws a petrol bomb at police near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon district on November 18, 2019.

WeChat users in the US say the app is censoring their messages about Hong Kong

WeChat is a ubiquitous app in China, so for Chinese Americans with family there it is a major blow to be kicked off the app.