Tech 2020-04-20T20:27:49Z
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Nintendo plans to produce 22 million Switch devices to address supply shortages

Nintendo is increasing production of its popular Switch console to keep up with the surge in demand.
Sports 2020-04-20T19:49:22Z

Barstool Sports founder switches from gambling to day trading during coronavirus — and he says he's down $647,000

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy loses $647,000 after becoming a day trader to substitute for the lack of sports gambling amid coronavirus.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-20T18:58:00Z
Tiagz - TikTok music artist

How TikTok can kickstart your music career, according to an artist who used the app to get a major label deal

The four strategies that 22-year-old rapper Tiagz used to gain exposure on TikTok and jumpstart his career in music.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T16:23:00Z

Some wealthy homeowners — like Martha Stewart — are quarantining with their staff and paying a premium for live-in service

From riding out the pandemic in vacation homes with their staff to having supplies and mail delivered in, the wealthy are having a plush pandemic.
Entertainment 2020-04-20T15:41:00Z

18 celebrity hairstyles from the '80s that you completely forgot about

The '80s brought us mullets, crimped looks, and heavy hairspray. Rewind back to the '80s and see how the stars wore their locks.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-20T13:28:00Z

Experts warn that a $500 million lifeline for AMC Theatres won't be enough if the coronavirus keeps its theaters empty through fall

AMC Theatres has been facing a cash crunch amid a shutdown of all of its 1,000 theaters. A new debt offering could keep the lights on until November.
Entertainment 2020-04-19T14:53:09Z

John Krasinski hosted a virtual prom featuring live performances from Billie Eilish and the Jonas Brothers, and the class of 2020 loved it

John Krasinski hosted a virtual prom for students missing their prom because of the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring Billie Eilish and the Jonas Brothers.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-19T14:27:00Z

9 mind-blowing facts that show just how rich Michael Jordan really is

Retired basketball player Michael Jordan, who has a $2.1 billion net worth, didn't become a billionaire until he left the NBA.
Media 2020-04-18T14:15:00Z

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

The most in-demand streaming shows this week include Netflix's "Tiger King" and "Money Heist," and DC Universe's "Harley Quinn."
Tech 2020-04-17T21:37:05Z

It's time to admit 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is a dumb, boring game for children

'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' has become a runaway hit, but between the clunky user interface and boring characters, it's no fun.
Tech 2020-04-17T19:05:30Z

The next major 'Grand Theft Auto' game is currently in production, according to a new report

It sounds like we'll be playing the next "Grand Theft Auto" game on the PlayStation 5 and next-gen Xbox consoles.
News 2020-04-17T18:26:00Z

Lady Gaga just popped into a WHO Zoom chat to discuss her star-studded coronavirus benefit concert: 'I'm an Italian-American patriot, but I'm also a global citizen'

Lady Gaga said the benefit concert, which will air Saturday at 8pm ET, has already raised $50 million, which will go to equipment and other charity.
Entertainment 2020-04-17T17:44:00Z

How to watch 'The Last Dance,' ESPN's highly anticipated docuseries on Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls

ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary "The Last Dance" will premiere on April 19. Here's how to watch the series through live TV streaming services.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-17T16:46:51Z

The 18 most powerful esports organizations that are running the pro gaming industry and getting millions from eager investors

The top esports teams serve as gatekeepers for a billion-dollar industry, and investors are starting to see how valuable they can be.
Tech 2020-04-17T14:41:10Z

Sony's PlayStation group patented a robot friend who will play games and watch movies with you

If you can't have people over, how about a robot friend to play games with? Sony might have the solution you're looking for.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-17T12:35:20Z

How much money YouTube pays for 1,000, 100,000, and 1 million views, according to top creators

We spoke to top creators about how much money YouTube pays them for a single video on average, ranging from 1,000 views to 1 million.
Tech 2020-04-16T22:11:11Z

Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is asking to be released early from a federal prison that's been called a 'breeding ground' for the coronavirus and where 6 inmates have already died

Billy McFarland has been behind bars since 2018, after pleading guilty to fraud charges related to the infamous event he set up a year earlier.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-16T22:01:37Z

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted delivering meals to critically ill people in West Hollywood

The couple, who formally stepped down as senior members of the British royal family on March 31, plan to launch a new charity foundation, Archewell.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-16T21:18:00Z

Netflix is actively hiring as its stock hits record highs. Here are some key jobs it's looking to fill and how insiders say you can stand out to recruiters.

Netflix is prioritizing customer-service openings and has promoted other listings, including a selection of engineering, design, and content roles.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-16T20:40:00Z

An analysis of Netflix's US sign-up page traffic shows a huge spike in March, suggesting surging interest from potential subscribers

During the weeks ending March 22 and March 29, visitors to Netflix's US sign-up page climbed 123% compared with the same weeks a year earlier.
Entertainment 2020-04-16T19:59:00Z

20 TV shows that Prime members can watch for free right now on Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime members can stream tons of TV shows for free with Prime Video, including original series like "The Boys" and HBO's "The Sopranos."
Tech 2020-04-16T18:46:40Z

PlayStation 5 will reportedly be hard to find after it launches later this year, and it could cost as much as $550

The PlayStation 5 is scheduled to arrive this holiday, but it may be hard to find and surprisingly expensive — and it's not because of coronavirus.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-16T17:19:00Z

One of the richest millennials in the world has donated over $15 million to coronavirus relief in the UK

The Duke of Westminster has a net worth of $12.7 billion and is one of the UK's richest landlords. He's also one of Prince George's seven godparents.
Tech 2020-04-16T16:30:43Z

Instagram Live usage jumped 70% last month. A psychologist says it's because 'people are not designed to be isolated.'

An Instagram spokesperson told Buiness Insider the platform has seen a 70% increase in use of the Live feature in the last month.
Entertainment 2020-04-16T15:44:00Z

Every Star Wars movie and show you can stream on Disney Plus — from 'A New Hope' to 'The Mandalorian'

Disney Plus includes nearly every Star Wars movie there is, along with exclusive series like "The Mandalorian" and the new season of "The Clone Wars."
Entertainment 2020-04-16T14:17:00Z

20 movies that Prime members can watch for free right now on Amazon Prime Video

Wondering what you should watch on Prime Video? Here are 20 of the best movies that come free with your Amazon Prime membership.
Media 2020-04-16T14:07:50Z

The top 7 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Love Wedding Repeat' to 'Angel Has Fallen'

The most popular movies on Netflix this week include "Angel Has Fallen," "Love Wedding Repeat," and "Code 8."
BI Prime Media 2020-04-16T13:13:59Z

A laid-off pharmacy employee says he's making more money now as a video-game coach on a platform where top coaches can earn $4,000 to $5,000 per month

ProGuides has enlisted dozens of skilled gamers to serve as coaches, and not all of them have a background in professional esports.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-16T13:04:38Z

Hollywood's top talent agencies may need a bailout from their PE backers as the coronavirus hammers big bets on live sports and studio production

As talent agencies including Endeavor and CAA gobbled up private equity money, they levered up and went on an acquisition spree.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-16T12:17:00Z

TikTok star Addison Rae describes her rise to 33 million followers, from dancing competitively at 6 years old to catching Mariah Carey's attention

Addison Rae spoke about her rapid success online and how she is building a larger business with merchandise and lucrative brand partnerships.
Media 2020-04-16T12:08:40Z

An interview with TikTok star Addison Rae, gamblers eye esports, and the future of 'paused' brand deals

This week's rundown includes the top TikTok manager and agents and how much YouTube stars get paid per 1,000 views.
Tech 2020-04-15T19:59:52Z

The Nintendo Switch is sold out everywhere, and it likely won't be back in stock until the summer

Sorry, folks: It looks like the Nintendo Switch won't be back in stock for at least a month, but it could take even longer than that.
Entertainment 2020-04-15T19:42:00Z

Disney Plus costs $7 a month on its own, but you can bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for an extra $6

Disney Plus offers ad-free streaming for $6.99/month or $69.99/year. You can also bundle Disney Plus with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99/month.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-15T19:39:00Z

Comcast's big streaming TV bet has arrived. Meet the top execs leading NBCU's Peacock, its play to challenge Netflix and rule ad-supported streaming.

The execs leading NBCU's Peacock include boss Matt Strauss, content head Bonnie Hammer, ad exec Linda Yaccarino, and NBCU CEO Jeff Shell.
Tech 2020-04-15T19:21:26Z

As Instagram Live use skyrockets, a 'TV guide of live content' is launching to help users find and schedule the best ones

Influencers like Whitney Port plan to create Instagram Live content during and after quarantine, and 'Your Live Guide' has a full schedule of Lives.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-15T17:58:00Z

How Netflix usage changed in 14 countries in March, according to exclusive app-tracking data

The data from SimilarWeb, combined with other third-party research, gives a nice picture for Netflix heading into its first-quarter earnings.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-15T16:25:00Z

Burning Man was just canceled for the first time ever. Here's how much people are willing to spend on the 'commerce-free' festival, from $425 tickets to $14,000 private planes.

While Burning Man itself is commerce-free, attending can cost up to $20,000 depending on the experience you want, according to some estimates.
Tech 2020-04-15T16:22:17Z

Selena Gomez filed a $10 million lawsuit claiming a gaming company used her likeness without her consent

A new lawsuit claims a Chinese app developer tarnished Selena Gomez's reputation and profited off her likeness with its mobile fashion game.
Entertainment 2020-04-15T14:56:00Z

Disney Plus offers gift subscriptions for new subscribers — here's how to buy one for the Disney fan in your life

Disney now offers a gift subscription for one year of Disney Plus. The gift code is conveniently emailed directly to your recipient.
Tech 2020-04-15T13:03:10Z

All PlayStation 4 owners are getting 2 great games for free as a gift from Sony during the coronavirus pandemic — here's how to claim yours

Stuck indoors? If you're a PlayStation 4 owner, you can snag two free games right now — including an "Uncharted" collection. Here's how.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-15T12:18:00Z

Esports is getting major attention from the gambling world with live sports suspended, but there are challenges to taking bets on pro video game matches

Esports is one of the only games left in town for gamblers due to the coronavirus, but betting on video games isn't as easy as you might think.
Tech 2020-04-14T21:46:14Z

The Nintendo Switch is sold out nearly everywhere — and the ones you can buy are being sold at 2x to 3x the price

Amazon resellers are charging as much as $500 for the Nintendo Switch as stock remains scarce amid the coronavirus pandemic.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-14T19:53:52Z

Comcast will soft launch its big streaming TV bet on Wednesday. Here's an early look at Peacock, which will have NBC classics like 'Parks and Rec' and trending news.

Peacock executives virtually demonstrated the platform for reporters on Tuesday, ahead the platform's soft launch.
Entertainment 2020-04-14T18:55:00Z

A full breakdown of what channels you get with every Sling TV package, plus all the add-ons

Sling is an affordable streaming service with packages starting at $30 a month. Here's a complete rundown of all the channels included with each plan.
Media 2020-04-14T15:47:21Z

Chinese moviegoers have become more eager to return to theaters in recent weeks, which is a good sign for the future of the box office

72% of respondents to a new survey by the Chinese ticket service Maoyan said they are "eager" to return to cinemas.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-14T15:32:18Z

The top 19 talent managers and agents for TikTok influencers who are helping build the careers of a new generation of digital stars

Business Insider is recognizing the leaders who are helping to build businesses for the top TikTok influencers in 2020.
Entertainment 2020-04-14T13:49:00Z

New Sling TV subscribers can stream live TV for free every night — here's how to sign up

Sling TV is offering free primetime TV streaming for new members. You can also get a free Fire TV Stick when you prepay for two months.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-14T13:38:00Z

Exclusive data suggests Netflix was hurt by the launch of Disney Plus, but has rebounded in recent weeks

The pace of Netflix's US churn fell in both February and March, data from measurement and analytics firm Antenna showed.
BI Prime BI Prime 2020-04-14T12:32:00Z

Endeavor, the massive Hollywood talent agency that owns UFC and Miss Universe, could face significant financial risk in the months ahead as the coronavirus shuts down live events

S&P said the company could be motivated to "seek a distressed debt restructuring if coronavirus containment does not occur by midyear."
Tech 2020-04-13T18:32:42Z

Video game ratings will now warn parents about 'loot boxes'

Worried that your kid's most anticipated new game is rife with loot boxes? Now you can check the rating, and know before you buy it!
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