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A $17 billion media empire, 6 children, and a succession battle: Meet the Murdoch family

A $17 billion media empire, 6 children, and a succession battle: Meet the Murdoch family

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

The Murdoch family has a net worth of $17.4 billion and helms a media empire that comprises Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, and more. Rupert Murdoch...
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Audio Ventures Backed By Kevin Durant, Kevin Costner Launched

6 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Kevin Durant and Kevin Costner are separately backing new audio ventures launching today, one in sports business, the other for people on road trips.
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Three Bon Appétit Stars Quit Videos Over Racial Discrimination

20 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

After two high-profile executives resigned following racial discrimination allegations Condé Nast pledged to do better - but Bon Appétit Test Kitchen stars say it wasn't enough.
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German court ruled Tesla's touchscreen windshield wiper controls are the same as texting while driving

German court ruled Tesla's touchscreen windshield wiper controls are the same as texting while driving

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla's touchscreen windshield wiper controls are the same as using a phone while driving, a German court said in March. The case stems from a 2017 wreck which landed a driver...
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Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

34 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Twitter is adding new labels to the profiles of government officials and state-affiliated media to provide more context to users on the platform on the authors of tweets that...
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Instagram Reels is a real threat to TikTok

46 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Data Sheet readers. This is Fortune writer Aric Jenkins filling in for Adam. There's been a lot of coverage of TikTok this week, what with President Trump...
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Starz execs explain how they're partnering with potential rivals like Amazon and Apple and sharpening their programming focus to cut through the noise

Starz execs explain how they're partnering with potential rivals like Amazon and Apple and sharpening their programming focus to cut through the noise

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Starz has added streaming subscribers and reduced cancellations, even as legacy-media giants like WarnerMedia and Peacock launch rival offerings. Two top Starz execs told...
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Twitter Will Label Government, State-Affiliated Media Accounts In Name Of ‘Transparency'

1 hour ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

‘Our mission is to serve the public conversation and an important part of that work is providing people with context so they can make informed decisions.'
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A Prominent News Media Critic Is Starting a News Outlet of His Own

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

For years, media insiders turned to Ken Doctor for advice. Now he plans to compete against a hedge-fund-owned paper in Santa Cruz.
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Twitter adds labels for government officials and state-controlled media

Twitter adds labels for government officials and state-controlled media

2 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   3 articles

Twitter is introducing new labels for accounts tied to government officials and “state-affiliated media.” “Twitter provides an unmatched way to connect with, and directly speak...
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Google's first foldable Pixel phone is reportedly coming late next year...

Google's first foldable Pixel phone is reportedly coming late next year, says a leaked internal document

Google is reportedly planning to release its first foldable Pixel phone in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to a report from 9to5Google citing an internal company... Read more ...

Rocket Companies jumps as much as 22% in its first day of public trading

Rocket Companies jumps as much as 22% in its first day of public trading

Rocket Companies, the parent company of Quicken Loans and Rocket Mortgage, priced its initial public offering at $18 per share Wednesday, below its previously planned... Read more ...

The pandemic might be the worst thing to hit summer jobs for teenagers since...

The pandemic might be the worst thing to hit summer jobs for teenagers since the Great Recession

A study conducted by Drexel University's Center for Labor Markets and Policy , as reported last month by The New York Times , found that coronavirus-related lockdowns are... Read more ...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2.88%, hitting a record low for the 8th...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2.88%, hitting a record low for the 8th time this year

The popular US 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to another record low of 2.88%, Freddie Mac said Thursday. It's the eighth time this year that the rate has slipped to a record... Read more ...

The Latest: Dr. Fauci: Public health safeguards slow virus

The Latest: Dr. Fauci: Public health safeguards slow virus

WASHINGTON - Dr. Anthony Fauci says even if the coronavirus is around for decades, public health safeguards and an eventual vaccine will allow the world to successfully adapt. Read more ...

US health agency relaxes travel advice for several countries

US health agency relaxes travel advice for several countries

NEW YORK - If Taiwan or Greenland is in your travel plans, U.S. public health officials say you can go ahead and pack your bags. Read more ...

U.S. Hotel Occupancy Continues Slight Upward Trend for Week Ending August 1st

U.S. Hotel Occupancy Continues Slight Upward Trend for Week Ending August 1st

U.S. hotel occupancy declined 34.5% to 48.9% during the week of 26 July to 1 August. ADR fell 25.3% to $100.04 and RevPAR dropped 51.1% to $48.96. Read more ...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle...

New York attorney general files lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday that her office has filed a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association in its entirety. James cited... Read more ...

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and...

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

Twitter is adding new labels to the profiles of government officials and state-affiliated media to provide more context to users on the platform on the authors of tweets that... Read more ...

Bank of America details 7 reasons to buy discount store stocks as earnings...

Bank of America details 7 reasons to buy discount store stocks as earnings reports loom

After banks' and tech giants' earnings largely impressed Wall Street, discount stores are set to post similarly positive results, according to Bank of America . The firm's... Read more ...