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Inside the intricate TikTok campaign that helped Surfaces' 'Sunday Best' become a global hit and the Gen-Z company behind it

Inside the intricate TikTok campaign that helped Surfaces' 'Sunday Best' become a global hit and the Gen-Z company behind it

24 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

TikTok's imprint on the music industry is undeniable, as tracks that gain popularity on the app continue to chart on streaming platforms and the Billboard Hot 100. While songs...
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Industrious adds first female board member and eyes IPO

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Flexible-office startup Industrious is moving closer to an initial public offering despite the perils of the coronavirus, which led the company to slash 20 percent of its...
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Coronavirus reduces sparkle in Spain's cava industry

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Spain's 1.2 billion euro cava sector has had a turbulent few years with a grape-farmers' strike, foreign buyouts of family firms and a sales hit from the Catalonia separatist...
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The best deals on Xbox One consoles, controllers, and games right now - including $25 off 'Borderlands 3'

The best deals on Xbox One consoles, controllers, and games right now - including $25 off 'Borderlands 3'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Xbox One X is still the most powerful video game console on the market, and Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One games will be playable on its upcoming Xbox Series X as...
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Amazon just launched a major video game, but it looks to already be a major flop

Amazon just launched a major video game, but it looks to already be a major flop

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On May 20, Amazon launched a major new video game that was in development for over five years: "Crucible." Across the last week, the game has completely dropped off the charts...
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Spotify surpassed Pandora's share of digital audio time in 2019 to become top audio platform

Spotify surpassed Pandora's share of digital audio time in 2019 to become top audio platform

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence , a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. This story was delivered to Insider...
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‘The Saddest, Bitterest Thing of All.' From the Great Depression to Today, a Long History of Food Destruction in the Face of Hunger

‘The Saddest, Bitterest Thing of All.' From the Great Depression to Today, a Long History of Food Destruction in the Face of Hunger

3 hours ago   |   Time

Hunger is a powerful force in The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck's 1939 novel of the Great Depression, but so is the fertility of California's landscape. The bounty of the...
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Tokyo is preparing for a 'new lifestyle' as it reopens after the pandemic. Take a look at what that means for dining and entertainment in Japan's capital city

Tokyo is preparing for a 'new lifestyle' as it reopens after the pandemic. Take a look at what that means for dining and entertainment in Japan's capital city

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On Monday, Tokyo lifted its state of emergency after the rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths slowed. The state of emergency went into effect on April 7 after...
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Chris Knight has 10 suggestions for what to watch at Hot Docs

4 hours ago   |   National Post

It's a measure of our topsy-turvy world that Toronto's Hot Docs festival, originally slated to run April 30 to May 10, is now an online-only event that kicks off May 28. And...
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Dollar General's strategy was to go where Walmart wasn't, and it's paid off massively during the pandemic

Dollar General's strategy was to go where Walmart wasn't, and it's paid off massively during the pandemic

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Dollar General reported first-quarter earnings results on Thursday. Same-store sales surged, far outpacing its rivals including Walmart and Target. Analysts say the company was...
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Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed... Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could raise risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Police conclude Dominic Cummings' castle trip possible ‘minor breach'

Police conclude Dominic Cummings' castle trip possible ‘minor breach'

LONDON - Boris Johnson's top aide's drive from his parents' property in Durham to Barnard Castle might have constituted a “minor breach” of lockdown regulations “that would... Read more ...

CVS Health to open 13 more coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

CVS Health to open 13 more coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

CVS Health is expanding its coronavirus testing program with 13 more test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Maryland. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...