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RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

Stolar pictured during the Dreamcast’s launchPhoto: Associated Press (PA) Bernie Stolar, one of the most important video game executives of the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 75, GamesBeat reports. Stolar began working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before moving to Atari, where he did everything …

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How companies are responding, or not, to abortion ruling

The Supreme Court’s decision to end the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. Some companies that stayed silent last month — when a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito was leaked to Politico — spoke up for the first time Friday, including The …

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Allstate and Progressive end relationships with local insurance agency due to alleged racist Juneteenth sign

Two major insurance companies terminated their relationships with a Maine insurance agency after it allegedly displayed a racist sign about the Juneteenth holiday earlier this week. Photos taken Monday, which CNN has obtained, show a sign taped to the inside window of the Harry E. Reed Insurance agency in Millinocket, Maine. “Juneteenth ~it’s whatever… We’re …

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Google Maps Now Has a Label for LGBTQ+ Owned Businesses

Businesses can now choose to self-identify on Google Maps.Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack (PA) Google has introduced a new label in Maps and Search that allows businesses to self-identify as LGBTQ+ owned, adding to a series of labels already on Google Maps that are meant to help people locate and support local businesses. It also comes …

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Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin selling ownership stake in 76ers, NJ Devils

Michael Rubin attends Fanatics Super Bowl Party on February 12, 2022 in Culver City, California. Shareif Ziyadat | Filmmagic | Getty Images Billionaire Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin announced Wednesday that he is selling his 10% stake in the parent company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, citing a conflict of interest with …

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Bradley Beal, Bobby Portis, Nicolas Batum, Lakers, Nets

Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports While the latest buzz surrounds Kyrie Irving’s long-term future with the Nets, multiple rotation players have drawn interest on the trade market. Nets have received calls on swingman Joe Harris and guard cam thomas from several teams around the league gauging Brooklyn’s interest in moving either player, league sources told HoopsHype. …

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Mark Zuckerberg shows early metaverse headsets Mirror Lake, Holocake

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made towards that goal by revealing many of the …

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