Funding was already drying up for some Silicon Valley startups when the coronavirus hit, threatening their wild growth. Some are now shutting down, laying off staff, or drastically changing their marketing plans. Here are all the ways startups from Peloton …Read More »
'We really need to adapt if we want to survive': Influencers and marketers break down how ad spending has changed and the future of 'paused' brand deals
Many advertisers have paused influencer marketing campaigns in recent weeks to save on costs, retool messaging, and make adjustments to sponsored content that previously required travel or on-site production. Some brands are also paying for fewer additional services from influencer …Read More »
One of the best task management apps today is Slack. But it’s actually so much more than that. It’s a multi-purpose communication tool, and if you know how to make use of the many features packed inside it, it can …Read More »
The 2008 financial crisis heralded giants like Uber and Airbnb. We asked top investors what they are looking for during a downturn.
The market downturn and increased uncertainty surrounding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has seen startup investors pull term sheets, slash valuations, and pull out of deals. Many startups are laying off staff and risk closure — but some will …Read More »
Top US Navy official who resigned under pressure was reportedly angry at an aircraft carrier crew's emotional send-off of the captain he had fired
Former acting Navy secretary Thomas Modly was angered by the videos of sailors cheering for their recently-fired commander, according to The New York Times. Modly then took a jet to fly to Guam to address the ship’s crew — a …Read More »
Jerry Seinfeld's new Netflix comedy special debuts next month as part of a reported $100 million deal. Here are 6 comedians Netflix has paid huge amounts of money to.
Netflix announced on Friday that Jerry Seinfeld’s next comedy special, “23 Hours to Kill,” will debut globally on the platform on May 5. It’s part of a huge deal that Seinfeld struck with the streaming giant in 2017 that’s worth …Read More »
'Trolls World Tour'— the first major studio movie to smash a theatrical tradition — tops iTunes, but doesn't signal doom for movie theaters
Universal’s “Trolls World Tour” debuted on premium video-on-demand platforms on Friday and was the No. 1 movie on iTunes on Sunday. The movie is the first from a major studio to break the traditional theatrical window and premiere day-and-date on …Read More »
Melinda Gates: This is not a once-in-a-century pandemic. 'We will absolutely have more of these.' The billionaire philanthropist predicts a timeline for going back to normal.
Business Insider spoke with Melinda Gates about COVID-19, the prospect and timeline of making an effective vaccine, and how the world will be permanently changed by the coronavirus. Gates said it would likely take about 18 months for a vaccine …Read More »
Unlocking your iPhone while wearing a face mask is difficult, but here's the 1 trick that made Apple's Face ID work for me (AAPL)
Apple’s Face ID doesn’t work when your face is obstructed, making it difficult to quickly unlock your iPhone while wearing a protective face mask. There is no easy, convenient way to get around this, but one trick discovered by the …Read More »
Hello! It’s been a dark few weeks, but there’s been some light in the past few days, as the number of patients in New York ICUs dropped for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, and there was some …Read More »