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Baby Yoda powers Disney streaming subscriptions to fast start

Walt Disney Co’s new streaming service Disney+ reached 28.6 million paying subscribers this week, the company said on Tuesday as it reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts. Shares of Disney were flat following the results after bouncing between positive and negative territory. The results showed Disney made a strong entrance into the streaming […]

Instagram brought in $20 billion in ad revenue last year, more than a quarter of Facebook’s earnings

Instagram isn’t the biggest moneymaker for Facebook, but it certainly plays a major role in generating revenue for the social media company. Bloomberg reports today that the app brought in $20 billion in advertising revenue last year, which accounts for more than a quarter of Facebook’s overall 2019 revenue. Ads show up on Instagram in […]

Heidi Broussard’s mom on her killing, friend’s alleged plan to steal baby for her own

Tammy Broussard said in an interview airing Friday that she believes the killing of her daughter, Heidi Broussard, whose body was discovered last month in the trunk of a car in Texas, was premeditated. Magen Fieramusca, 34, Heidi Broussard’s former friend, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury on capital murder and kidnapping charges, the […]

Giants sign Wilmer Flores to two-year deal

ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported earlier that the Giants signed infielder Wilmer Flores to a multi-year contract. Per Jon Heyman, the deal is for $6 million and includes a third-year option. Flores, 28, hit .317/.361/.487 with nine home runs and 37 RBI in 285 plate appearances for the Diamondbacks last season. He mostly played second base […]

How Lifting Less Can Give You Better Results

Researchers have found that weightlifters could do less and get stronger by changing the amount they lift each session. The researchers compared the average weights lifted by two groups over six weeks: one using a traditional training method of a “one rep max” – the maximum weight an athlete could lift – and one using […]

Credit Suisse revisits ex-U.S. employee’s spying claim

Lawyers for Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) last week re-interviewed a former bank executive who said the Swiss lender had her followed in New York, according to a person familiar with the matter, weeks after the company dismissed her allegation as baseless. Credit Suisse asked lawyers from Zurich-based firm Homburger to speak again to Colleen Graham, who […]

Genius brings its Verified video series to Apple Music

Genius’ popular Verified video series is coming to Apple Music starting today. The show has artists explain the meaning behind the lyrics of their hit songs, featuring musicians like Billie Eilish and J Balvin. Going forward, Apple Music will co-produce Verified. Episodes will now premiere on Apple’s streaming platform and can be found on the […]

State Department warns against travel to China amid coronavirus outbreak

The State Department on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands of people in the country. The State Department also says in its “do not travel” advisory that “those currently in China should consider departing using commercial means.” It said nonessential U.S. government personnel should […]

Best First Aid for Mild, Moderate Burns is Cooling with Running Water for 20 mins, Says Study

Twenty minutes of cooling with running water is the best initial treatment for a child’s burn, according to a study which may lead to new clinical first aid recommendations for mild to moderate burns. According to the study, published in the journal Annals of Emergency Medicine, cool running water can reduce the odds of needing […]

Oil prices jump 2% as virus vaccine reports spur hope

Oil prices jumped about 2% on Wednesday on media reports that suggested scientists were developing a vaccine for the fast-spreading coronavirus, even as world health experts said treatments have not yet been found. Also supporting oil was news that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its producer allies were considering further output […]