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'Our legal department is here, it's queer, and it's telling you to steer clear' - Netflix orders Boston's Straight Pride to stop listing it as a 'prospective corporate sponsor'

'Our legal department is here, it's queer, and it's telling you to steer clear' - Netflix orders Boston's Straight Pride to stop listing it as a 'prospective corporate sponsor'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The organizers of Boston's Straight Pride parade, an anti-LGBTQ group called Super Happy Fun America, listed Netflix on its website as a "prospective corporate sponsor" of the...
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Adam Neumann has cashed out more than $700M prior to We Company IPO

2 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Adam Neumann has cashed out more than $700 million from the We Company in advance of the company's initial public offering. It's not often that private companies publicize such...
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Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Two of the country's largest newspaper companies are in "advanced talks" to combine. That's according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unidentified people...
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Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon is hiring for two roles that are part of a new team called "stealth advertising innovation" to disrupt the gaming industry. The job postings promise candidates...
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M&A will drive small cap stocks higher - Tracy

2 days ago   |   Reuters

RS Growth chief investment officer Scott Tracy tells Reuters' Fred Katayama M&A activity will help boost tech and healthcare small cap stocks.
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Tech Insiders Offer Top Advice on How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Last spring the Wall Street Journal ran a story with a headline that perfectly summed up an issue most U.S. companies are struggling with: “Corporate boards are still mostly...
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Bernard Arnault just surpassed Bill Gates as the world's 2nd-richest person. Here are the 6 most recognizable brands he owns

Bernard Arnault just surpassed Bill Gates as the world's 2nd-richest person. Here are the 6 most recognizable brands he owns

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Bernard Arnault, the chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH, recently became the second-richest person in the world ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. The company...
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Instagram is starting to cut off its most addictive feature, and it could have huge consequences for teens' mental health

Instagram is starting to cut off its most addictive feature, and it could have huge consequences for teens' mental health

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Instagram announced Thursday it was testing a feature in certain countries that hides the number of likes on posts from followers. Instagram says hiding likes is designed "to...
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Toys R Us Comeback Is Inching Forward With 2 Stores

2 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The first two new Toys R Us stores-one in Texas, the other in New Jersey-will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct, iconic toy chain in the U.S. Richard...
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Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn't Taking Any Chances

2 days ago   |   NY Times

As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans.
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Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here's what the astronaut...

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here's what the astronaut remembers most about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Buzz Aldrin was one of two astronauts to walk on the moon for the first time on July 20, 1969. On the eve of the Apollo 11 mission's 50th anniversary, Aldrin spoke to Omega... Read more ...

Trump mocked London mayor Sadiq Khan over his police force's hacked Twitter...

Trump mocked London mayor Sadiq Khan over his police force's hacked Twitter account

President Donald Trump continued his feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Twitter Saturday. Trump mocked Khan over bizarre tweets from the city's police department, which was... Read more ...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian fishing boat

Iranian authorities say they seized a British-flagged tanker after it collided with an Iranian fishing boat and then failed to respond to attempts to contact it. "The British... Read more ...

Bernard Arnault is the second richest person in the world with a fortune of...

Bernard Arnault is the second richest person in the world with a fortune of $108 billion - here are 13 quotes that reveal his philosophy on money, success, and power

French billionaire Bernard Arnault became the second richest person in the world this week. The LVMH chairman and CEO has a reported net worth of $108 billion, more than Bill... Read more ...

At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British...

At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British tankers seized in Strait of Hormuz

Iran is reportedly holding at least 23 sailors after it seized a UK-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz. A second tanker, owned by a British shipping... Read more ...

Chewy slips after its inaugural earnings report as investors wonder if the...

Chewy slips after its inaugural earnings report as investors wonder if the stock is too expensive

Chewy slipped by as much as 7.5% on Friday after the company reported quarterly earnings for the first time since its June initial public offering. The online pet supply... Read more ...

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market

A young cow escaped slaughter at a Connecticut meat market - only to have its throat slit in public in Home Depot parking lot, according to a new report. Read more ...

The maker of Budweiser is selling off its $11 billion Australian business...

The maker of Budweiser is selling off its $11 billion Australian business after a failed IPO

Anheuser-Busch InBev , the brewer of Budweiser and Bud Light, is selling is Australia business to Asahi Group Holdings. Asahi Group is paying $11 billion for brands including... Read more ...

EA shares dropped after the gaming titan lost the rights to Ronaldo's...

EA shares dropped after the gaming titan lost the rights to Ronaldo's Juventus in FIFA 2020

Electronic Arts have lost the rights to use the club name "Juventus" in their upcoming FIFA 2020 game after the Italian giants signed an exclusive deal with Pro Evolution... Read more ...

‘My guys are f--- savages': Aaron Boone's tirade over umpire's strike zone...

‘My guys are f--- savages': Aaron Boone's tirade over umpire's strike zone gets caught on hot mics

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was ejected in the second inning of Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays for arguing with rookie umpire Brennan... Read more ...