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Blackstone's $69bn REIT stifles takeovers in blow to real estate empire

Blackstone’s $69bn REIT stifles takeovers in blow to real estate empire

NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) – (This story from Dec 1 has been edited to correct part of Snyder’s quote referring to arbitration) Blackstone Inc (BX.N) on Thursday limited withdrawals from its unlisted $69 billion real estate income trust (REIT) after a spike in redemption requests, an unprecedented blow to a franchise that helped it …

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Brooke is angry and in tears after Ridge's shocking blow - and Thomas relishes a victory

Brooke is angry and in tears after Ridge’s shocking blow – and Thomas relishes a victory

At Forrester Creations, a pumped Thomas wants to go straight into the next collection. Ridge acknowledges that he, Hope and Zende have done an amazing job. Thomas feels that something is weighing on his father and asks what is going on. Ridge stammers that he saw Brooke and just wondered how she could call child …

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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has created a VR headset that will literally blow your head off

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has created a VR headset that will literally blow your head off

Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty Images) It’s a old trope in a lot of dumb sci-fi movies that involve virtual reality: you die in the game, you die in real life. In these films, the characters are trapped in a video game and must play for their lives. If their avatar perishes, so do they. Well, …

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Apple Demands 30% Cut of Promoted Social Posts in Another Blow to Meta

Apple Demands 30% Cut of Promoted Social Posts in Another Blow to Meta

Monopoly is a fun board game you can play where you try to outrun your competitors.Photo: LightField Studios (Shutterstock) Apple has released an update to its payment directives on Monday, requiring that applications use the In-App purchase tool for “boosts” and promoted posts, which means Apple will take a 30% cut of sales. This move …

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