Disney did a few funky tricks to make Disney Plus look like it’s losing less money

Disney did a few funky tricks to make Disney Plus look like it’s losing less money

Image: disney Disney continues to tremble – for an “invincible, multi-billion dollar leviathan” quiver definition, at least – following its recent big surprise Bob Swapwith former CEO Bob Iger stepping in to take control of the company back of his successor, Bob Chapek, after the company’s board of directors asked Chapek to resign from his … Read more

Trump accused of having dinner with white nationalist rapper Ye

Trump accused of having dinner with white nationalist rapper Ye

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump renews focus on his long history of turning a blind eye to bigotry after having dinner with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and rapper formerly known as Kanye West just days into his third campaign for the White House. Trump dined at his Mar-a-Lago club on Tuesday with … Read more

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there’s still a steady — albeit dwindling — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive these discs in the iconic red and white envelopes. “When you open your … Read more

China sentences Chinese-Canadian star Kris Wu to 13 years

China sentences Chinese-Canadian star Kris Wu to 13 years

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Friday sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in prison on rape charges. The Chaoyang District Court in Beijing said Wu was sentenced to 11 years and 6 months for rape in 2020 and 1 year and 10 months for the “crime of gathering a crowd … Read more

Twitter Exodus hits regulatory and content teams globally

Twitter Exodus hits regulatory and content teams globally

Elon Musk’s decision to purge Twitter Inc. employees who don’t share his vision has led to a wave of departures among policy and security staff around the world, prompting questions from regulators in key jurisdictions on the site’s ongoing compliance efforts. Oversight has been particularly tight in Europe, where authorities have taken on a bigger … Read more

Gone in 9 minutes: how the Celtic gold heist happened in Germany

Gone in 9 minutes: how the Celtic gold heist happened in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Thieves who broke into a southern German museum and stole hundreds of ancient gold coins walked in and out in nine minutes without raising the alarm, officials said Wednesday, a sign further that the robbery was the work of organized criminals. Police have launched an international hunt for the thieves and their … Read more

Defence: Colorado gay club shooting suspect isn’t binary

Defence: Colorado gay club shooting suspect isn’t binary

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged shooter could be charged with a hate crime in the shooting deaths of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is not binary, the suspect’s defense team said in court filings. In several standard motions filed on behalf of Anderson Lee Aldrich on Tuesday, public defenders call … Read more

China shows signs of easing its intense crackdown on the gaming sector

China shows signs of easing its intense crackdown on the gaming sector

Chinese regulators have tightened oversight of the domestic gambling industry over the past year and a half. But new batches of gambling approvals and positive steps to improve gambling addiction among children under 18 could be positive signs that the crackdown is easing. Xing Yun | Cost Photo | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Beijing … Read more