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GameStop Tumbles on Low Holiday Sales, Drops 2019 Guidance

Due to a steep drop in sales, one gaming retailer had a less-than-magical holiday season.

On Monday (January 13), Texas-based GameStop (NYSE:GME) reported that its total global sales hit US$1.83 billion during the 2019 holiday period, a 27.5 percent drop year-over-year. The company considers the holiday stretch to be the nine week period that this time ended on January 4, 2020.

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Collision Conference 2019: Notes from the Floor

The fifth edition of the Collision technology conference made its Toronto debut last week. The three day event, which is dubbed the largest tech conference in North America, covered all the areas that tech touches and beyond — from healthcare to public transportation.

The conference was action packed with approximately 25,711 attendees, companies, speakers and experts converging at the massive Enercare Center near downtown Toronto. Opening night (May 20) of the technology extravaganza featured a conversation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who stressed Canada’s commitment to innovation, particularly in the tech sector.

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Sony Reveals Rights Management System Built on Blockchain

Multinational technology company Sony (NYSE:SNE; TYO:6758) announced on Monday (October 15) that it is now officially developing a digital content rights management system built on blockchain.

In the company’s press release, Sony said that the platform is focused on “managing rights-related information of written works.”

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