Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-23T18:13:00Z
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'New York City is my home': Influencers share why they're riding out the pandemic in the epicenter of the coronavirus as others flee

Several New York City-based influencers said staying is part of their responsibility as an influencer and that it brings normalcy to their families.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-23T17:59:00Z

Beyoncé just pledged $6 million toward mental health services during the pandemic. Here's how she spends her $400 million fortune, from yachting vacations to a private jet for Jay-Z.

Beyoncé's net worth is estimated to be $400 million. Beyoncé has worked hard to build her wealth and spends it lavishly — see what she buys.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-23T12:52:00Z
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Some YouTube creators say their ad rates have dropped sharply in recent weeks and increased views haven't made up for the loss in income

YouTube creators are experiencing a decline in direct ad revenue in response to shifting advertising budgets amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Media 2020-04-23T12:08:18Z

YouTube ad rates drop for creators, how TikTok launched a music artist's career, and inside FaZe Clan's mansion

This week's rundown includes the 18 most powerful esports organizations and how TikTok can kickstart your music career.
Tech 2020-04-22T20:25:37Z

Struggling video game retailer GameStop has argued it's 'essential.' Now it's preparing to fully re-open some stores even as most of the US remains in quarantine.

Video game sales are surging while millions of people are stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, GameStop is starting to re-open.
Entertainment 2020-04-22T19:52:52Z

How to watch the 2020 NFL Draft on live TV streaming services

The 2020 NFL Draft starts on April 23, with the first round airing Thursday night and the last rounds airing Saturday evening. Here's how to watch.
Media 2020-04-22T17:36:09Z

12 movies on Netflix that critics think are terrible but audiences can't get enough of

We've been keeping track of the most popular movies on Netflix for the past month. Here are the worst ones, according to critics.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-22T16:31:00Z

A family feud over a $400 million trust fund, a massive fortune that left one heiress with an inferiority complex, and a sprawling media empire. Meet the Disney family.

Most of the Disney family members have stayed out of the business and have collectively donated millions to charity.
Entertainment 2020-04-22T15:23:00Z

Every new movie you can watch on Disney Plus — from the live-action 'Lady and the Tramp' to the upcoming fantasy film 'Artemis Fowl'

Disney Plus features several original movies, like the live-action "Lady and the Tramp." More exclusives are on the way, including "Artemis Fowl."
BI Prime Media 2020-04-22T14:56:17Z

A media company explains how it's gotten attention on TikTok with music, employee personalities, and lo-fi production

Business Insider spoke to the CEO and marketing lead at The Infatuation to learn more about the publisher's TikTok strategy.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-22T13:41:00Z

Netflix's unscripted hits 'Love Is Blind' and 'Tiger King' helped drive a huge spike in subscribers. Meet the exec behind these breakthroughs.

Netflix's Brandon Riegg, who oversees nonfiction series and comedy specials, is taking shots all over reality TV, from docs to dating shows.
Tech 2020-04-22T00:02:00Z

Ticketmaster announces it will offer refunds on postponed events after backlash from angry customers and lawmakers

More than 30,000 events have been cancelled or postponed, the company said, noting that two of its largest organizers are beginning to offer refunds.
Entertainment 2020-04-21T22:09:54Z

All the National Geographic shows and movies you can stream on Disney Plus for Earth Day

Disney Plus features a large selection of documentary movies and shows from National Geographic, including nature programs perfect for Earth Day.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:14:25Z

'Animal Crossing' and the latest 'Call of Duty' dominated March as game sales spiked while millions sheltered at home

Sales of "video game hardware, software, accessories, and game cards" topped $1.6 billion in March as the coronavirus has kept millions at home.
Media 2020-04-21T18:50:00Z

Hulu's 35 notable original TV shows, ranked from worst to best by critics

With "The Handmaid's Tale," acclaimed comedies, and FX programming, Hulu has a stacked lineup of originals.
Media 2020-04-21T17:56:40Z

How to get HBO Max for free if you're an AT&T customer on certain plans

WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming competitor, HBO Max, launches on May 27 for $14.99 a month — unless you're an AT&T customer on some plans.
Tech 2020-04-21T16:46:47Z

'American Idol' contestants have reportedly been filming footage for the show on iPhones

When "American Idol" returns on April 26, the show will feature something new: performances recorded with iPhones.
Tech 2020-04-21T15:53:20Z

Video-game sales spiked in March as the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of Americans to stay indoors. Nintendo was the big winner.

With millions of Americans indoors because of the pandemic, including many with young children, demand for Nintendo consoles and games has surged.
Sports 2020-04-21T14:11:00Z

A-Rod and J.Lo: How the MLB superstar and Hollywood power couple makes and spends their millions, including bidding for the New York Mets

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez — who have hundreds of millions of dollars between them — are reportedly interested in purchasing the New York Mets.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-21T12:40:51Z

The story behind gaming giant FaZe Clan's new mansion in LA, which costs $80,000 per month and was once rented by Justin Bieber

FaZe Clan is renting a 10-bedroom property in Burbank, California that was once home to Justin Bieber.
Tech 2020-04-20T20:27:49Z

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

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.
Tech 2020-04-19T15:13:00Z

Staying up late reading scary news? There's a word for that: 'doomscrolling'

Doomscrolling is defined by Urban Dictionary as "obsessively reading social media posts about how utterly f--ked we are."
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.
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