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Hollywood producers speak out against Fox over immigration stance

Some powerful Hollywood producers and directors have criticized Twenty-First Century Fox Inc over its news commentators' support for the U.S. immigration crackdown that separates children from their parents, with one award-winning producer threatening to take his work elsewhere.

Silicon Valley-style coding boot camp seeks to reset Japan Inc

Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa stood before some of Japan's top business leaders in February with a warning: software was threatening their future.

Facebook expands offerings for video creators to cash in on views

Facebook Inc launched a matchmaking system Tuesday to cultivate partnerships between advertisers and video creators as the world's largest social media company tries to quickly parallel the variety of commercial opportunities offered by its video rival YouTube.

FX trading volumes rise 16 pct in May - CLS

Currency trading volumes rose 16 percent in May versus a year earlier, data from CLS showed on Tuesday, though monthly volumes were flat against April's despite more foreign exchange volatility.