News tagged with riots

'League of Legends' champs win in legendary venue

When it comes to sports, the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles is usually home to award-winning basketball and hockey. However, the behemoth arena hosted a very different kind of competition this weekend: ...

Oct 05, 2013
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Riots create irrational behaviour

Participants of group riots have since the end of the 1960s been viewed as rational individuals driven by a sense of injustice. But in today's world this is misleading, concludes sociologist and PhD Christian ...

Apr 30, 2013
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China's Tencent quarterly profit rises 32%

Chinese Internet giant Tencent on Wednesday posted a third quarter net profit increase of 32 percent, benefiting from the popularity of its instant messaging services and online games.

Nov 14, 2012
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London riots will happen again: expert

(Phys.org) -- Another trigger event is all it will take for a repeat of the riots that plagued London and other cities across the country last summer, according to an expert from Royal Holloway, University ...

Jul 17, 2012
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China steps up Internet controls in Tibet

China's top leader in Tibet has ordered increased controls over the Internet and mobile phones, state press said Thursday, ahead of upcoming sensitive anniversaries in the restive region.

Mar 01, 2012
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China's Tencent buys US Riot Games majority stake

Chinese Internet firm Tencent has taken a majority stake in US online game developer Riot Games less than two weeks after announcing plans to launch a $760 million fund to invest in such companies.

Feb 06, 2011
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