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'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players. The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt...
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Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams in three sets in the 31st meeting between the legendary sisters

5 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

The Williams sisters added to their historic rivalry on Thursday
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Instagram 'micro' and 'nano' influencers have become a powerful force for marketers, but data suggests only a small fraction of them are doing brand deals

Instagram 'micro' and 'nano' influencers have become a powerful force for marketers, but data suggests only a small fraction of them are doing brand deals

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

New data from Socialbakers, a social-media marketing company, suggests that "micro" and "nano" influencers make up the majority of brand collaborations on Instagram. Together...
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Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic...
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Red Sox LF Andrew Benintendi ‘just frustrated' after being placed on injured list

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Andrew Benintendi couldn't hide it. As bad as he may be feeling from the strained right rib cage that's put him on the injured list, it seemed to pale in comparison to the...
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Detroit Lesbian Baker Fills Homophobic Cake Order: 'We Stand Against Hate'

6 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The bakery told local media outlets they decided to fill the order without adding the customer's requested homophobic message.
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Extensive foreign interference in Belarus attempting to 'destabilize' country, but it's not coming from Moscow - Russian MFA

Extensive foreign interference in Belarus attempting to 'destabilize' country, but it's not coming from Moscow - Russian MFA

6 hours ago   |   RT

The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman said on Thursday that Moscow has seen evidence of outside meddling in the unrest currently engulfing neighboring Belarus. But Maria...
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Budweiser and Coca-Cola's sponsorship of the giant Sturgis motorcycle rally undercuts their COVID-19 advertising strategies, which emphasize social distancing

Budweiser and Coca-Cola's sponsorship of the giant Sturgis motorcycle rally undercuts their COVID-19 advertising strategies, which emphasize social distancing

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Brands like Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, and PepsiCo are sponsoring this year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, as they have in years past. That contrasts with many of...
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Meet the 13 Salesforce power players helping CEO Marc Benioff lead the cloud giant to hit its aggressive growth targets despite the turbulent economy

Meet the 13 Salesforce power players helping CEO Marc Benioff lead the cloud giant to hit its aggressive growth targets despite the turbulent economy

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

We've identified the 13 executives that are leading Salesforce's behind the scenes and helping CEO Marc Benioff with Salesforce's next stage of growth and...
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Kushner confirms he met with Kanye West amid scrutiny of rapper's 2020 campaign

Kushner confirms he met with Kanye West amid scrutiny of rapper's 2020 campaign

7 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner confirmed Thursday that he had a “friendly discussion” with rapper Kanye West in Colorado last weekend, but did not say whether they...
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

Joe Biden Calls For Nationwide Mask Mandate 'Immediately'

Joe Biden Calls For Nationwide Mask Mandate 'Immediately'

Biden made his stance on coronavirus face masks clear during one of the first official campaign events he's held with running mate Kamala Harris. Read more ...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is finally reopening its theaters, and guests will need to spend just 15 cents to get in. Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

Google just booted 'Fortnite' from the Play Store, hours after Apple banned...

Google just booted 'Fortnite' from the Play Store, hours after Apple banned it from the iPhone and iPad App Store

After being booted from the Apple App Store, Fortnite has now been removed from the Google Play Store, too. The move comes after Epic rolled out an update letting users pay it... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Orioles beat Phillies 11-4, complete 3-game sweep

Orioles beat Phillies 11-4, complete 3-game sweep

PHILADELPHIA - Pedro Severino and Rio Ruiz hit homers to back Thomas Eshelman and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-4 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep. Read more ...