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Google is killing off Play Movies and TV, but your purchases will live on YouTube

If you’re one of the few people who frequently purchased movies through Google Play Movies and TV, I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that Google appears to be killing off the Play Movies & TV app on a bunch of smart TV devices, including Roku, Samsung, LG, and Vizio Smart TVs. Google appears to be slowly trying to retire the app, much like Google Play Music, perhaps because its name is terrible. But the good news is that your purchases will live on in the YouTube app inste...
Tags: Google, Startups, Youtube, Vizio, Insider, Plugged, Roku Samsung LG


ArcLight and Pacific Theaters to close for good

By Lindsey Bahr | The Associated Press Hollywood’s theatrical business may be slowly rebounding, but for some exhibitors, the last year has been catastrophic. Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens in California, including the beloved ArcLight theaters and the historic Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, said Monday that it will not be reopening. “This was not the outcome anyone wanted, but despite a huge effort that exhausted all potential options, the company does not have a viable way forw...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Ben Schwartz, Parks, Tarantino, Arclight Hollywood, Schwartz, Los Angeles County, Sunset Boulevard


Comvita ups earnings forecast despite below-average harvest

Manuka honey exporter Comvita has upgraded its annual earnings forecast following completion of its third quarter.The company said it now expects its operating Ebitda for the June year to be in a range of $22.5-$25.5 million, up... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Manuka, Comvita


Reminder: Student, non-profit, and government discounts available for Extra Crunch

Students, government employees, and members of non-profit organizations can get access to Extra Crunch at a discounted rate of $50/year (plus tax). That’s 50% off our annual price point. You’ll also be grandfathered in at the discounted price for future years until you cancel.  How to claim the discount: Use a government, non-profit, .edu or university email address and send a message to our customer support team at [email protected] Please let them know that you are seeking the ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Media, Tech, Subscriptions


Bitcoin nears all-time high prior to biggest US crypto exchange listing

Bitcoin neared an all-time high on Monday ahead of a listing by the largest US cryptocurrency exchange.
Tags: New York Post, Finance, US, Article, FBN, Fbn/markets, Alexandra Steigrad, Fox-business/topic/cryptocurrency, 5744f2d6-73a3-515b-81e8-4acfeb542a63


Founder of Psious predicts VR will play a major role in addressing the mental health crisis caused by the pandemic

Xavier Palomer Angela Silva Xavier Palomer is the founder and CEO of Psious, a mental health startup based in Spain. Palomer thinks the number and severity of mental health cases are increasing, and VR is poised to close the gap for healthcare professionals. Because of his work, Insider named Palomer to our annual list of the 10 leaders transforming healthcare in Europe. Visit Insider's Transforming Business homepage for more stories. The last year has been busy for Xavi...
Tags: Europe, Trends, Spain, Mental Health, Healthcare, Telehealth, Palomer, Xavier Palomer, Edit Series, TB2020, SP-ING-WB-2020, TB2020 Healthcare, ING Generic, Xavier Palomer Angela Silva Xavier Palomer, Spain Palomer, Christ Stokel Walker


How Naukri Builds Products: Interview with VP of Product, Puneet Verma

InfoEdge has been running successful products at scale and importantly, given the churn in the audience, the product teams really need to stay agile and keep building for the new audience and their evolving taste. Here is an AMA we did with Puneet Verma, VP of Product at Naukri on the product management process they follow. How can anyone make sure that they are diversifying the products along with making sure that it is aligned to the common vision of a company. ? Organizations usuall...
Tags: Business, Featured, SnapDeal, Paytm, Product Management, Glassdoor, Trending, Ama, InfoEdge, Naukri, Puneet Verma, Eg LinkedIn, India Areas


The World Health Organization urges people to stop playing fast and loose with the pandemic as coronavirus cases and deaths soar

Revellers drink in Soho as non essential retail reopens on April 12, 2021 in London, United Kingdom. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images The WHO warned people not to get complacent about the pandemic as COVID-19 cases surge worldwide. While vaccines offer hope, only 1 in 500 people in poor countries have received a shot. Officials warned cases have been rising for weeks, with 4.4 million new cases recorded last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. The World Health Organizat...
Tags: UK, Science, US, Trends, Who, World Health Organization, Los Angeles Times, Soho, London United Kingdom, Johns Hopkins University, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Chris J Ratcliffe Getty, Ghebreyesus, Coronavirus, Van Kerkhove, Maria Van Kerkhove


Reasons to Go for Online Installment Loans If You Need to Borrow Money

There are times in life that you have to deal with important expenses, and you have no sufficient money to cover them. There’s that need to buy a car because it’s more practical to drive your own car than take public transport every day you go to work. Or, perhaps, you want to purchase a house for your family, which requires a significant amount for a down payment.  If you don’t have money to purchase the essentials mentioned above, you can borrow cash through an online installment loan. Gett...
Tags: Personal Finance, Marketing, Online


The next Apple TV could be a soundbar with a built-in camera

A few weeks ago we reported that Apple’s next HomePod might come with a screen and a camera. Well, it seems the HomePod is not the only gadget mashup the company is experimenting with. According to a report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, a future Apple TV could essentially take the form of a soundbar with a built-in camera. Okay, so Bloomberg technically doesn’t specify that said Apple TV would be shaped like a soundbar, but I mean, what else would it really be? It’s an Apple TV with a speaker, so ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Bloomberg, Mark Gurman, Insider, Plugged


What To Do if Your CPA Makes a Mistake

Many can do their own taxes, but others need a professional to wade through their finances to do it right. Imagine paying money to have your taxes done by a certified public accountant (CPA) and finding out they made a mistake. If this happens to you, you need to know what you can do if your CPA makes a mistake. What Is A CPA? First, let’s define a certified public accountant. Anyone who provides accounting services such as financial planning, tax preparation, or financial statement preparati...
Tags: Taxes, Marketing, Irs


Scott Technology wins $10m contract with Aussie meat processor

Automation and robotic systems firm Scott Technology said it had won a $10 million contract to design and build a lamb-boning system for one of Australia's largest meat processors, Thomas Foods International (TFI).The investment... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Scott Technology


Transtasman bubble: Scenic Group takes West Coast hotel out of hibernation as Australians return

Scenic Group is reversing a decision to put a West Coast hotel into hibernation following a spike in interest from Australia as the transtasman bubble looms.New Zealand's largest locally owned and operated hotel group last month... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, West Coast, Scenic Group


Vietnamese electric motorbike startup Dat Bike raises $2.6M led by Jungle Ventures

Son Nguyen, founder and chief executive officer of Dat Bike Dat Bike, a Vietnamese startup with ambitions to become the top electric motorbike company in Southeast Asia, has raised $2.6 million in pre-Series A funding led by Jungle Ventures. Made in Vietnam with mostly domestic parts, Dat Bike’s selling point is its ability to compete with gas motorbikes in terms of pricing and performance. Its new funding is the first time Jungle Ventures has invested in the mobility sector and included part...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, China, Southeast Asia, Tech, Electric Vehicles, Silicon Valley, Mobility, Motorbike, Vietnam, Gogoro, Jungle Ventures, Amit Anand, Ho Chi Minh City


Android Heads Up feature aims to prevent distracted walking

“Heads Up” is a new feature for Android phones that prompts you to stay aware of your surroundings if it detects you’re using your handset while walking.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Safety, Trends, Phones, Distracted Walking


Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?

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City manager 'relieved of his duties' after fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright

Brooklyn Center City Manager Curt Boganey speaks during a press conference about the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright at the Brooklyn Center police headquarters on April 12, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon referred to the incident as an "accidental discharge" and that the officer who shot and killed Wright meant to grab their Taser. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images The city manager of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, was fired Monday evening. Mayor Mike...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Law, Minneapolis, Trends, Black Lives Matter, Charles Davis, Wright, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Mike Elliott, Brooklyn Center Minnesota, TIM GANNON, Taser Taser Taser, Stephen Maturen Getty


Top GOP senator says it's 'an impossible sell' for Republicans to strike a deal on an infrastructure package that rolls back Trump tax cuts

Sen. Roger Wicker Tom Williams/Pool via AP Sen. Roger Wicker downplayed the odds of an infrastructure deal that included rolling back Trump's tax cuts. He called it 'an impossible sell' among Republicans on Monday. Wicker met with Biden to discuss his jobs plan along with other Republicans and Democrats. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Roger Wicker of Kansas, the ranking Republican on the Senate Commerce Committee, downplayed the prospect of a bipartisan d...
Tags: Politics, Jobs, Taxes, Republicans, Congress, Senate, White House, China, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Policy, Infrastructure, Democrats, Gop


Mars helicopter can’t fly until it gets a software update, NASA says

NASA revealed on Monday that its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, requires a software update before it can attempt its first flight.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Ingenuity, Mars Helicopter


Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 quest locations guide: How to get started

Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 is here, and we've rounded up the quest locations you'll need to unlock big boss battles, the main story, and the final NieR raid.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Pc, How-to, Ps4, Final Fantasy XIV, Ffxiv, Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers


MediaWorks harassment inquiries: Anger after internal probe finds no misconduct at The Rock

An internal MediaWorks inquiry into misconduct and sexual harassment claims has cleared The Rock radio station staff of any wrongdoing.The findings - while an external investigation is still under way - has sparked outrage on a... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, MediaWorks


Binance Labs leads $1.6M seed round in DeFi startup MOUND, the developer of Pancake Bunny

Decentralized finance startup MOUND, known for its yield farming aggregator Pancake Bunny, has raised $1.6 million in seed funding led by Binance Labs. Other participants included IDEO CoLab, SparkLabs Korea and Handshake co-founder Andrew Lee. Built on Binance Smart Chain, a blockchain for developing high-performance DeFi apps, MOUND says Pancake Bunny now has more than 30,000 daily average users, and has accumulated more than $2.1 billion in total value locked (TVL) since its launch in Decembe...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Tech, Korea, Ideo, Mound, Défi, Binance, Recent Funding, Binance Labs, Wei Zhou Binance, Decentralized Finance, Binance Smart Chain, Pancake Bunny, Andrew Lee Built


Former FDA commissioner says cruises could be a 'lower risk endeavor' compared to other travel

Cruise ships. Debbie Ann Powell/Shutterstock Cruises could be "lower risk" compared to travel options like international trips, Scott Gottlieb told CNBC. Gottlieb is a former FDA commissioner and the co-chair of Norwegian and Royal Caribbean's Health Sail Panel. Cruise lines have implemented many health protocols that could turn ships into "protective bubbles." See more stories on Insider's business page. Cruising could be a "lower risk" travel option compared to other alternatives...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Cdc, Trends, Cruise, Fda, Pfizer, Cnbc, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, US Food and Drug Administration, Jim Cramer, Gottlieb, Del Rio, Scott Gottlieb, Cruise Industry


New Mexico becomes latest state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

New Mexico has joined 17 other states and the District of Colombia in legalization the recreational use of marijuana, with retail sales to begin by April 2022. David McNew/Getty Images Adults in New Mexico will soon be able to possess and grow marijuana. The state legalized recreational use of cannabis this year, with retail sales to begin by April 2022. "We're going to start righting past wrongs of this country's failed war on drugs," Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham said. See more sto...
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New Mexico becomes 16th state to legalize marijuana, a rebuttal to America's 'failed war on drugs'

New Mexico has joined 15 other states and the District of Colombia in legalization the recreational use of marijuana, with retail sales to begin by April 2022. David McNew/Getty Images Adults in New Mexico will soon be able to possess and grow marijuana. The state legalized recreational use of cannabis this year, with retail sails to begin by April 2022. "We're going to start righting past wrongs of this country's failed war on drugs," Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham said. See more sto...
Tags: Colorado, California, America, Trends, Colombia, New Mexico, Charles Davis, state Senate, Albuquerque Journal, David McNew Getty, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Lujan Grisham, District of Colombia, New Mexico GOP, Las Cruces Sun News Although New Mexico


How to fly in 'Minecraft' in either Creative or Survival mode

There are two simple ways to fly in "Minecraft." Picture Alliance/Contributor/Getty Images There are two distinct ways to fly in "Minecraft," in either Creative or Survival mode. In "Minecraft's" Creative or Spectator modes, you can fly by double-tapping the jump button. In Survival mode, you'll need to craft the Elytra item, which gives your character a pair of angel wings. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. "Minecraft" maps can be massive, so it's no...
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Trends, Flying, Minecraft, Mojang, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, William Antonelli, Emma Witman, Reference Gaming, Minecraft Picture Alliance Contributor Getty


Covid 19 coronavirus: Air NZ boss confident in transtasman bubble despite latest cases

By RNZ Air New Zealand's chief executive says he is not concerned about any threat to transtasman travel from three recent Covid-19 cases in Auckland.A cleaner and two security guards who work at the Grand Millennium MIQ facility... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, RNZ Air New Zealand


Climate change: Why are NZ's emissions still rising?

New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions have shot up by more than a quarter in the past three decades – and the latest annual stocktake shows they're still not coming down. In response to the Ministry for the Environment's just-released... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


NVIDIA’s Atlan and Hyperion Self Driving Platforms

NVIDIA unviled the DRIVE Atlan Autonomous Vehicle Platform. It is a Next-generation SoC to deliver more than 1,000 TOPS and equipped with BlueField DPU. Atlan will not be available for a couple of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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‘This is all we could get’: Dutch tourists arrive in Rhodes for locked-down holiday

In experiment organised by Dutch government, travellers will have to take regular Covid tests and are barred from leaving resortCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA regime that might, in more normal times, resemble a boot camp has been happily embraced by 189 Dutch tourists who traded lockdown in the Netherlands for eight days of voluntary confinement at a Greek beach resort.In an experiment devised by travel industry experts determined not to lose another season to Covi...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Business, Greece, Travel & leisure, World news, Netherlands, Air transport, Rhodes, Aegean, Coronavirus



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