FabFitFun surpasses $200 million in revenue as it hits million-subscriber milestone

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“When we think of the potential behind the business … there are a few businesses in the world for whom membership is a no brainer.  FabFitFun expands its video reach with a new experiment in live programming The company’s reach spans demographics and geography, according to co-chief executives (and brothers) Daniel and Michael Broukhim, with […]

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AT&T stock drops after mixed earnings report

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(CNN)AT&T’s stock dropped 7% Wednesday after the company reported mixed results for its first full quarter since completing its merger with WarnerMedia. The analysts also noted that many of AT&T’s businesses are “meaningfully economically sensitive,” including its wireline, wireless and DirecTV units. That makes the company’s balance sheet an even bigger concern. While the most […]

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‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’: Two big films kick off a typically slow October

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New York (CNN Business)October is typically a slow month at the box office, a time reserved for schlocky horror movies as the studios hold their blockbusters for the holiday season. Not this year, though. “We have another great example of studios recognizing that audiences will come out to see high profile movies regardless of what […]

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Convicted trafficker leaves Bulgaria’s Celebrity Big Brother after protests

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Rapper Ivan Glavchev departs show for personal reasons, amid complaints over his jail term for coercing women and a child into prostitution A Bulgarian rapper who was convicted of trafficking multiple women and a child into prostitution has announced his sudden departure from Bulgarias Celebrity Big Brother following protests from womens rights campaigners. The sight […]

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Oscars’ new ‘popular film’ category sparks Hollywood backlash

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Rob Lowe joins industry condemnation of desperate Academy Awards shakeup to improve TV ratings The film industry has reacted with consternation at the changes proposed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Ampas) for its annual Oscars ceremony. Ampas Variety magazine reported that Disney-ABC executives had for years pressed the Academy to impose […]

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I made Steve Bannons psychological warfare tool: meet the data war whistleblower

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Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in order to target the US electorate The first time I met Christopher Wylie, he didnt yet have pink hair. That comes later. As does his mission to rewind time. To put the genie back in […]

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Spoiled Millennial Claims It Was Easier For Their Parents Generation, And His Rant Goes Viral

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Add to that list the generation gap. This post, originally by Tumblr user illogicalliberal, has gone viral after highlighting the vast differences in opportunity that the younger generations face, in comparison to their baby boomer parents. Sure, there is a valid discussion to be had about the generation gap in economic opportunity, and social mobility […]

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Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

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In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 14 years, calls for a new approach In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, […]

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