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Tech 2020-06-28T12:45:00Z

9 movies and TV shows you can stream to understand the magnetic world of Silicon Valley and Big Tech

From FX on Hulu's "Devs" to Netflix's "The Social Network," here's what you should watch to brush up on your industry knowledge.
Media 2020-06-28T12:15:00Z
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An inside look at the agents and managers competing to sign TikTok's biggest stars

TikTok has surged in popularity, and so have the platform's homegrown stars. Agents and managers are at war over who will sign its top creators.
Tech 2020-06-27T23:31:00Z
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A group of young techies is behind '👁👄👁,' a mysterious meme that succeeded in getting Tech Twitter to donate to Black Lives Matter charities and clamor for invites to an app that doesn't exist

A group of techies has borrowed a meme-and-emoji combination to purportedly design an invite-only app that has use that nobody's figured out.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-27T12:00:00Z

Former employees and a cofounder explain what went wrong at Microsoft's Mixer, which is shutting down even after spending millions of dollars on top streamers like Ninja to compete with Amazon's Twitch

Business Insider spoke to former Mixer employees to find out what happened to Microsoft's multimillion-dollar bet on video game streaming.
Media 2020-06-27T11:30:00Z

The top 9 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

The most in-demand streaming shows this week include Netflix's "Lucifer" and DC Universe's "Doom Patrol."
Entertainment 2020-06-26T18:25:00Z

UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker could have major ramifications for UFC's highly contested lightweight division — here's how to watch

Lightweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker will headline the UFC Fight Night event on June 27, and you can stream it all live with ESPN+.
Media 2020-06-26T17:58:46Z

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'The Nut Job' to '365 Days'

This week's most popular movies on Netflix include "365 Days," "Love," "The Nut Job," and "Wasp Network."
Premium Media 2020-06-26T17:52:54Z

YOUTUBE MONEY STATS: Data from 26 creators reveals how much they earn per view, per month, and on videos with 1 million views

YouTubers who are a part of the Partner Program can monetize their videos with ads and they receive a paycheck every month.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-26T16:43:00Z
Retail 2020-06-26T13:38:24Z

Kanye West is teaming up with Gap to create a new Yeezy clothing collection that is expected to hit stores in 2021

The rapper turned fashion designer could be the answer to Gap's problems after years of sliding sales.

Trolls 'Zoombombed' TikTok's Pride event with racist and homophobic slurs, shutting down the day-long event only minutes after it started

TikTok has since apologized for the "extremely hurtful, harmful comments" that disrupted the event, which it said were made by "some bad actors."
Military & Defense 2020-06-25T21:53:08Z

North Korea says 'Harry Potter' is a good example for kids

The Harry Potter series shows kids how to "develop their future by revealing their personal strengths and skills," a North Korean newspaper said.
Media 2020-06-25T16:30:12Z

8 streaming TV shows that are trending this week, from Netflix's 'The Politician' to HBO Max's 'Search Party'

The streaming TV shows gaining the most demand this week also include Netflix's "The Order" and Hulu's "Love, Victor."
Premium Media 2020-06-25T14:40:00Z

We built the first-ever interactive database of the top managers and agents for YouTube creators, Instagram influencers, and TikTok stars

We created an exclusive interactive database that gives an inside look at who is working with the top creators on social media in 2020.
Media 2020-06-25T12:09:49Z

TikTok stars travel and party during the pandemic, the industry's top managers and agents, and Biden's influencer campaign strategy

This week's rundown includes an exclusive interactive database that gives an inside look at who is working with the top influencers.
Media 2020-06-24T20:45:50Z

Why 5 'South Park' episodes aren't available on HBO Max, the show's new streaming home

Five "South Park" episodes featuring the Prophet Muhammad are not available to stream on HBO Max, the new home for all 23 seasons.
Entertainment 2020-06-24T19:19:00Z

How Lin-Manuel Miranda's non-stop work ethic from a young age made 'Hamilton' one of the most successful musicals of all time

Miranda's blend of musical theater and hip-hop has transformed musical theater as we know it. Here's how he got his start, and how he continues to aim higher every day.
Media 2020-06-24T18:21:00Z

Netflix leads its rivals in original TV shows by a wide margin in both quantity and quality, according to new data analysis

Netflix has more than 600 original TV shows compared to rivals like Hulu (87) and Amazon Prime Video (134).
Politics 2020-06-24T15:35:51Z

Stephen Colbert slams John Bolton for being 'naive' enough to trust Trump and for thinking Hillary Clinton would've been worse

"I guess what's exasperating is there is absolutely nothing that Donald Trump has done that is surprising to me," Colbert told Bolton.
Premium Media 2020-06-24T12:03:00Z

A TikTok influencer group launched a new 'travel house' with a 26-person trip to Mexico in spite of the pandemic. Now it's eyeing Iceland and Bali.

Influencer group Clubhouse traveled to Mexico to launch a new "roaming travel house," Clubhouse Explore, this month.
Tech 2020-06-23T23:51:34Z

The cofounder of Cards Against Humanity has resigned from the company after allegations arose he fostered a sexist and racist culture

Former employees say the company ignored concerns about offensive game cards from people of color, and they feared speaking up or speaking out.
Premium Media 2020-06-23T21:22:00Z

Some Alamo Drafthouse Cinema employees in Texas say they've been forced to make a difficult choice as movie theaters reopen: return to work in fear or lose their paychecks

An Alamo Drafthouse Cinema franchise is preparing to reopen in Texas, which saw a new high of coronavirus cases on Saturday.
Media 2020-06-23T17:07:00Z

The 50 best TV show seasons of all time, according to critics

Shows like "Breaking Bad" and "The Wire" consistently won over critics, and their best seasons set a standard for what great TV looks like.
Media 2020-06-23T16:40:32Z

Netflix is bringing 'Lucifer' back for season 6 after previously canceling it — but says this will be the final season

Netflix revived "Lucifer" for a fourth season in 2018 after Fox canceled it and it's been a hit for the streamer.
Entertainment 2020-06-23T14:37:00Z

Disney Plus: All your questions answered about Disney's ad-free streaming service

Disney Plus is an on-demand, ad-free streaming service for Disney fans. Here's everything you need to know, from price to shows and movies included.
Premium Media 2020-06-23T13:06:00Z

Twitch will make 80% of its 2020 revenue from subscriptions, according to a Wall Street analyst. Here's how much money 8 of its top streamers make every month from subscribers.

Business Insider estimated how much subscription revenue creators generate on Twitch based on data compiled by the analytics site TwitchTracker.
Tech 2020-06-22T21:06:18Z

Microsoft just released top streamers Ninja and Shroud from their contracts as it shutters Mixer, after spending millions on exclusive deals with them

Both Ninja and Shroud reportedly made tens of millions of dollars from Microsoft's Mixer. Now that it's shutting down, they're free agents once again.
Entertainment 2020-06-22T20:03:00Z

How to watch 'Hamilton' when it premieres on Disney Plus in July

"Hamilton," the enormously popular musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, will be coming to Disney Plus on July 3.
Tech 2020-06-22T18:46:15Z

Microsoft is shutting down its Twitch competitor and partnering with Facebook going forward — even after spending millions on deals with top streamers like Ninja and Shroud

Microsoft is officially shuttering its video game streaming service, Mixer, and partnering with Facebook to take on Amazon's juggernaut, Twitch.
Tech 2020-06-22T18:38:56Z

Apple is letting you add a face mask to your Memoji with iOS 14, a timely addition during the coronavirus pandemic

The addition of a face mask is timely, given that they've become a staple accessory for millions as people try to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Premium Tech 2020-06-22T17:30:52Z

The executive producer leading news at Snapchat has left the company

Xana O'Neill was in charge of Snapchat's original news shows and its partnerships with news outlets on its Discover platform.
Entertainment 2020-06-22T16:37:00Z

Disney Plus no longer offers a free trial period for new subscribers

Disney is no longer offering free trials for Disney Plus. New subscribers must now pay for at least one month of service in order to try the platform.
Tech 2020-06-22T16:14:20Z

'Fortnite' has quietly removed police cars from the game amid ongoing anti-police-brutality protests

In a major update last week, "Fortnite" launched a new season — and quietly removed police cars in the process.
Tech 2020-06-22T16:04:46Z

A huge new 'Crash Bandicoot' game was just revealed — check out the debut trailer right here

After decades away, Crash Bandicoot is making his triumphant return this October in an entirely new game for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles.
Premium Media 2020-06-22T12:43:00Z

Quibi insiders explain how its Hollywood roots led to a traditional approach to mobile TV: 'If it can be on YouTube, it can't be on Quibi'

"If it can be on YouTube, it can't be on Quibi," the startup's founder Jeffrey Katzenberg is known to say.
Tech 2020-06-21T13:00:00Z

You can now use Snapchat's augmented reality camera to identify dog breeds and plant species

Users can now use Snapchat's Scan feature for identifying dog breeds, plant species, and nutrition information for food.
Tech 2020-06-20T14:20:00Z

Here's how an adorable and bizarre new game from a tiny indie studio stole the show at the big PlayStation 5 reveal

The best-looking game coming to the PlayStation 5 is a quirky and bizarre new project from the folks behind "Octodad" – and it's coming this holiday!
Media 2020-06-20T12:10:00Z

The top 9 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

The most in-demand streaming TV shows this week include Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" and DC Universe's "Stargirl."
News 2020-06-19T17:51:27Z

The bus from 'Into the Wild' was airlifted out of the Alaskan wilderness after some tourists died making pilgrimage to it

Alaska's Department of Natural Resources and Army National Guard decided to remove the bus for public safety. Some people have died trying to find it.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-19T15:09:00Z

Oprah Winfrey built a $2.6 billion fortune off of her beloved talk show. From a $25 million private jet to multiple island homes, here's how the media mogul makes and spends her fortune.

Oprah Winfrey transformed her famous talk show into a media and business empire, building a multibillion-dollar net worth in the process.
Entertainment 2020-06-19T14:29:00Z

HBO's critically acclaimed series 'Watchmen' free to stream this weekend

There's never been a better time to watch HBO's 'Watchmen' — and the entire season is free to stream this weekend.
Media 2020-06-19T13:10:00Z

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Da 5 Bloods' to '365 Days'

Director Spike Lee's "Da 5 Bloods" surged up the Netflix charts this week after it debuted on Friday.
Strategy 2020-06-19T12:47:00Z

7 movies you can stream right now if you're trying to understand what it means to be an anti-racist

From "Do The Right Thing" to "Moonlight," these seven films are vital viewing if you want to consciously work against racism.
Entertainment 2020-06-18T20:29:00Z

ESPN+: All your questions answered about ESPN's streaming service

ESPN+ is a subscription streaming service with exclusive sports content, UFC PPV events, and written analysis. Here's everything you need to know.
Entertainment 2020-06-18T20:06:00Z

Prime Video movie rentals will likely be on sale for Prime Day 2020 — here's what we expect

Prime Video includes a large selection of movies and TV shows you can rent or buy. Here are the Prime Video deals we expect on Prime Day 2020.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-18T19:18:00Z

J.K. Rowling is worth at least $670 million, though some say she's a billionaire. Take a look at how the controversial author makes and spends her fortune.

J.K. Rowling, who was on welfare while writing the first Harry Potter book, has put much of her fortune to UK real estate, taxes, and charity.
Premium Media 2020-06-18T17:53:00Z

How much a college YouTube influencer with 30,000 subscribers earns per month and what she made from her most popular video, which was about moving into her sorority

Amanda Ramirez, a college senior, is part of a rising trend of YouTubers becoming famous for sharing their college experiences.
Media 2020-06-18T16:48:31Z

Zack Snyder shared the first teaser for his HBO Max 'Justice League' cut and it introduces a new villain

"Zack Snyder's Justice League" will debut on WarnerMedia's new streaming service, HBO Max, next year.
Tech 2020-06-18T16:42:16Z

Apple reportedly won't allow Facebook's new gaming app on the iPhone

Apple gets a third of everything sold on the iOS App Store, and that policy is reportedly at the center of a fight between Apple and Facebook.
Media 2020-06-18T15:36:00Z

7 streaming TV shows that are trending this week, from Netflix's 'Dating Around' to Hulu's 'Love, Victor'

The streaming TV shows gaining the most momentum this week include Hulu's "Love, Simon" spinoff, "Love, Victor."
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