Tag: Media/Entertainment

Saving for retirement on TikTok? Gen Z invests differently

Zaid Admani is a millennial and a civil engineer, and he’s trying to get young people to think about money — and their futures.  Admani,...

Facebook and others doing ‘not nearly enough’ to stop COVID misinformation, surgeon general says

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy again criticized the role of social media in spreading COVID-19 misinformation Sunday, a day after Facebook Inc. quietly released...

Disney is eliminating a beloved free perk at its U.S. theme parks

Cutting the line at your favorite Disney theme park attractions is now going to cost you. Disney DIS, +1.08% is set to roll out a...

If your employer fires you because you won’t get the COVID vaccine, don’t expect to collect unemployment

Each day more employers are telling employees they need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work in person or risk being fired. On Thursday CNN...

The main attractions arrive: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Tesla headline the biggest week of earnings

The coming week will be the most important of this quarter’s earnings season — even if later weeks beat it on quantity, it will be...

You know who doesn’t hate Facebook? Wall Street

Excuse us if you’ve heard this song before: Facebook Inc. — under siege from the president and his predecessor, the Federal Trade Commission, a bestselling...

Facebook refutes White House criticism over vaccine misinformation, decries ‘finger pointing’

After coming under fire from President Joe Biden and the U.S. surgeon general, who both said last week that misinformation on social media is killing...

What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

A benchmark-beating robot thinks AMC will outperform Facebook and GameStop. It likes these other stocks, too.

An exchange-traded fund run by artificial intelligence bought AMC stock at the beginning of July, preferring shares in the cinema chain and retail investor favorite...

Looking for a fun escape? Try a weekend getaway in Atlanta

You know this vibrant Southern city for its deep musical roots, professional sports teams and emerging reputation as a film production hot spot, but Atlanta is also...

A Generation of Afghan Professionals Flees Ahead of Taliban Advance

KABUL—Afghanistan’s professional class of men and women, part of a generation that came of age under the shield of the U.S. military, are weighing the...

The Stellantis EV day is coming. Here’s what to know.

Stellantis, the world’s fourth-largest car maker, will host its EV Day on Thursday and unveil more details around its electrification strategy. The company, formed earlier...

FTC has a chance for a do-over in its ‘fiasco’ antitrust case against Facebook, legal experts contend

Could the second time be the charm for the Federal Trade Commission in its antitrust pursuit of Facebook Inc.? Legal experts aren’t so sure. The...

Academics Bristle Over LinkedIn Blocking Their Profiles in China

SINGAPORE—Eyck Freymann, an Oxford University doctoral student, was surprised to get a notice from LinkedIn this month telling him his account had been blocked in...

Why over 80,000 people want Jeff Bezos to stay in space

Get out and stay out! That’s the message from a couple of irreverent Change.org petitions calling for Jeff Bezos to stay in space when he...

‘Dear Intern: it gets better.’ Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter users backing the HBO Max intern behind the ‘Integration Test Email’ fail

Dear Intern: We’ve all been there.  HBO Max subscribers received a baffling email on Thursday night with the subject line “Integration Test Email # 1,”...

Hong Kong Police Arrest Apple Daily Editor Under China National Security Law

HONG KONG—National security police in Hong Kong arrested the top editor of a popular pro-democracy newspaper and searched the company’s newsroom, in the most targeted...

Senate passes bill that targets China and chips in 68-32 vote

The Democratic-run Senate, with some Republican support, passed legislation on Tuesday that targets China and aims to support the American semiconductor industry, in a sign...

A G-7 Deal on a Global Minimum Tax for Companies Faces Hurdles

An agreement by wealthy countries to impose minimum taxes on multinational companies faces a rocky path to implementation, with many governments likely to wait and...

Twitter’s Operations Are Suspended in Nigeria

Nigeria has indefinitely suspended the operations of Twitter, the government said on Friday, two days after the social media giant suspended the account of the...

Fatal China Ultramarathon Spurs Review of Popular Races

One of the last things Zhang Xiaotao remembered before passing out was a fierce wind, freezing rain so dense he could barely see and a...

Is AT&T’s Stock Price Too Low? How Much It’s Worth After WarnerMedia Spin.

Text size AT&T said it would “reset” its dividend as part of the transaction, to a payout ratio of about 40% of free cash flow....

NIO is making a landmark push outside of China into this electric-vehicle-obsessed country

Chinese electric-vehicle company NIO will make a landmark move later this year by pushing into its first market outside of China, the company said on...

Facebook oversight board upholds ban on Trump’s account, but says company must clarify penalty

Facebook’s oversight board upheld the company’s decision to restrict former President Donald Trump’s access to to Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday, but said that the...

Facebook oversight board to decide whether to reinstate Trump account Wednesday

Facebook’s oversight board will issue a ruling Wednesday morning on the social media network’s decision to ban former President Donald Trump from Facebook and Instagram...