By Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Walt Disney <DIS.N> will expand its loss-making Hong Kong Disneyland theme park with a $1.4 billion investment to try to attract more visitors, the U.S. entertainment company and its local government partner said on Tuesday. Hong Kong Disneyland, the firm’s smallest park, has been hit by weak local…

Worldwide business owners are facing extreme challenges to pump up their brands to make them globally recognized. Even, marketing evangelists and strategists find it highly difficult to spread their brand to the community in an effective way. Because of the increased competition, they are facing hard challenges in communicating with the consumers. As traditional marketing…

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A slew of superheroes, magic and King Arthur are just some of the bait that movie studios are using to entice fans at this year’s San Diego Comic Convention as Warner Bros’ DC Comics franchise goes head-to-head with Disney’s Marvel universe. The four-day event, which has become an…

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) – This year’s Republican and Democratic conventions may prove what hotels have long feared: They could lose a consistent windfall to Airbnb and other home-sharing services. Normally, hotels would be cashing in on the combined 100,000 people expected to flood Cleveland for the Republican presidential nominating convention next week…

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Virtual reality has yet to take off with the bulk of video gamers, but the industry is doubling down on its bet that one day it will. At the annual E3 video game showcase in Los Angeles this week, attendees strapped on VR headsets to peer into fantasy…

By Julia Love (Reuters) – Apple Inc is expected to show off new abilities for its Siri digital assistant on Monday by debuting tools to let developers work with the company’s artificial intelligence. Apple’s iPhone sales have begun to level off and it is turning increasingly to services for growth. Key to that is satisfying…