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Dogecoin plummets during Elon Musk's 'Saturday Night Live' hosting gig as Robinhood experiences issues

Miley Cyrus was the musical guest on "SNL," while Elon Musk hosted. NBC/Getty Images The value of the cryptocurrency Dogecoin fell during Elon Musk's episode of "Saturday Night Live." At the same time, Robinhood tweeted that its app was experiencing difficulties with trading. Robinhood declined to comment on whether the difficulty was due to changes in trading during "SNL." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dogecoin's stock price fell during billionaire Elon Musk'...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Reddit, Crypto, Ibm, Miley Cyrus, Robinhood, Gamestop, Musk, Dogecoin, Tech Insider, NBC Getty, Jackson Palmer

Elon Musk calls the meme-crypto Dogecoin the 'future of currency,' predicts it will 'take over the world' on 'SNL'

Miley Cyrus was the musical guest on "SNL," while Elon Musk hosted. NBC/Getty Images Elon Musk said Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that started as a meme, will "take over the world." Dogecoin is a cryptocurrency created in 2013 as a joke but has recently been popularized by Musk. Musk added on "Saturday Night Live" that Dogecoin was "as real" as a dollar bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk didn't miss a chance to hype the cryptocurrency Dogecoin as "Saturday Ni...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Reddit, Crypto, Miley Cyrus, Snl, Cryptocurrency, Snoop Dogg, Gamestop, Musk, Elon, Dogecoin, Michael Che

A Russian journalist who covered protests in support of the release of Putin critic Alexei Navalny is facing the possibility of detention

A protester holding a gold-painted toilet brush at a rally against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, on January 31, 2021, in Central Moscow, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Daria Komarova, a Russian journalist, faces the possibility of detention for covering "unsanctioned" protests, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. She documented protests where demonstrators called for the release of Putin critic Alexei Navalny. Komarova covered the demonstrations whil...
Tags: News, Media, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Russia, Berlin, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Freedom Of The Press, Alexei Navalny, Committee, Jake Sullivan

Netflix cuts ties with Hollywood Foreign Press Association as co-CEO Ted Sarandos blasts group over diversity and inclusion

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has faced recent criticism over its lack of progress on diversity and inclusion. VALERIE MACON/Getty Images Netflix is cutting ties with the HFPA until it makes more progress on diversity and inclusion, Deadline reported. The HFPA, which runs the Golden Globe Awards, has faced mounting pressure and boycotts over the issue. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos told the HFPA that its recent proposal doesn't go far enough or fast enough. See more stories on ...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Ted Sarandos, Golden Globe Awards, Sar, Hfpa, Golden Globe, LA Times, Macon, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Sarandos, Deadline Netflix

Trump DOJ secretly pulled Washington Post reporter phone records, and tried to score email records

The Washington Post headquarters. ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty Images The Washington Post reported that the Trump DOJ secretly pulled three of their reporters' phone records in 2017. The three reporters had been covering Russia's influence in the 2016 election. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the early days of the Trump administration, the Justice Department covertly pulled phone records from several Washington Post journalists and also tried to source their email ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Media, Washington Post, Russia, Trends, Journalism, Speed, Department Of Justice, Doj, First Amendment, Justice Department, Trump, United States Department of Justice, Adam Entous, Marc Raimondi

Roku called Google an 'unchecked monopolist' after the company added YouTube TV into its main YouTube app on the streaming platform's channel store

Roku hits 50 million active accounts. Sean Locke / EyeEm / Getty Images Google said it would let users download the YouTube TV app through its main YouTube app on Roku. The move skirted the blockade placed by Roku, which has called the behavior anticompetitive. Roku removed the YouTube TV app last week due to a contract dispute. See more stories on Insider's business page. Roku called Google an "unchecked monopolist" in the latest development of a spat between the two companies, accord...
Tags: Google, News, Media, Youtube, Trends, Streaming, Roku, Sean Locke, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, YouTube TV, Getty Images Google, Katie Canales, HBO Max

Elon Musk responded to claims that he stole memes with more uncredited memes

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk has frequently stolen memes, The New York Times reported. When reached by The Times for comment, Musk responded with more uncredited memes. Reposting memes without credit can have negative ramifications for original creators. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and Space X who has over 53 million Twitter followers, is a known lover of memes. But he's frequently been accused of stealing them ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Memes, The Times, Reddit, Times, Musk, Soviet Union, Facebook Twitter, Lorenz, Klee, Digital Culture

Daily Mail asked a judge to dismiss MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's lawsuit, arguing that reporting he dated a '30 Rock' star isn't defamatory

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell walks out ahead of President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force in March 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The Daily Mail asked a judge to dismiss MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's defamation lawsuit. Lindell sued the tabloid over a report that he dated actress Jane Krakowski, which he denies. His complaint centers on the reported detail that he gifted her alcohol, though he is a recovering addict. See more s...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Entertainment, Washington Post, China, Trends, Daily Mail, Retail, The Daily Mail, Donald Trump, Defamation, Trump, Lindell, Donald J Trump, Dominion

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'The Mitchells vs. the Machines' to 'Scarface'

"The Mitchells vs. the Machines" Netflix Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of which movies have been most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists that week. Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes. The animated "Mitchells vs. the Machines" was Netflix's most popular movie this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. 9. "State of Play" (2009) Universal Pictures ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Washington Post, Montana, Iraq, Trends, Features, Netflix, Anna Kendrick, Manhattan, Streaming, Miami

Watch Elon Musk warn he's a 'wild card' in his 'SNL' teaser with Miley Cyrus

Saturday Night Live Tesla CEO Elon Musk will host Saturday Night Live on May 8 with Miley Cyrus. SNL dropped a teaser for the episode on Thursday and it took off on social media. Musk is only the second billionaire to host the popular comedy sketch show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Saturday Night Live dropped a promotional video on Thursday for Elon Musk's SNL episode, set for this weekend. Tesla and SpaceX's CEO will be hosting the comedy sketch show with Mil...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Media, Nbc, South Park, Trends, Tesla, Miley Cyrus, Snl, Saturday Night Live, Donald Trump, Musk, Trump, Cyrus, Tesla CEO Elon Musk

An attorney for an accused Capitol rioter claimed his client participated in the January 6 siege because he had 'Foxitus' and 'Foxmania' from watching Fox News for 6 months

WASHINGTON DC, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2021/01/06: Police use tear gas around Capitol building where pro-Trump supporters riot and breached the Capitol. Rioters broke windows and breached the Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election. Police used batons and tear gas grenades to eventually disperse the crowd. Rioters used metal bars and tear gas as well against the police. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images An attorney for a...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington, Court, Trends, Fbi, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Rodriguez, Antonio, Ryan Reilly, Lauren Frias, Lev Radin Pacific Press

What Peloton's future looks like after its recall on treadmills

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for May 7. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Peloton's future.Clubhouse shows.Pornhub acquisition talks.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Peloton Experts say Peloton will emerge from the treadmill recall with its bott...
Tags: Media, China, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Nike, Adidas, Canada, Digital Media, Liberal party, Pornhub, Xinjiang, Instacart, Influencer Marketing, Clubhouse, Athletic

What Is TikTok Selling? Cultural Relevance

Even if you have never downloaded TikTok, it's hard to ignore its cultural impact. While TikTok has made stars out of some, like musicians Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo--who mounted a historic ascent atop the pop charts with "Driver's License"--it has also brought big wins to brands. Take Ocean Spray, which saw cranberry juice...
Tags: Ecommerce, Media, Advertising, Platforms, Olivia Rodrigo, NewFronts, Tiktok

Seeking nominations for top executives in US sports betting in 2021

FanDuel. Thomson Reuters Insider is publishing its second list of power-player executives in US sports betting. We want your input on which leaders have proven success in the last year. Please submit your ideas through this form by May 21. See more stories on Insider's business page. As legal sports betting expands across the US, new players have launched sportsbooks, frontrunners like DraftKings and FanDuel have forged ties with media and gaming shops, and the casinos that ruled the ...
Tags: Media, US, Trends, Las Vegas, Ashley Rodriguez, Sports Betting, FanDuel Thomson Reuters Insider

The top 9 streaming TV shows of the week, including Netflix's 'Shadow and Bone'

"Shadow and Bone" on Netflix. David Appelby/Netflix Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Parrot's list is ranked by how much more in demand the top series are than the average TV show in the US. Audience demand reflects the desire and engagement, or overall popularity, of a series. Netflix's "Stranger Things" remained on top as anticipation for season four builds and the new fantasy s...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, Time, Disney, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Netflix, Streaming, Npr, Hulu, Rotten Tomatoes, Baltimore

Some TikTok influencers say the reality of living rent-free at content mansions wasn't the Hollywood dream they anticipated

"They would literally treat us like a dollar sign," Not A Content House member Sabrina Quesada said in the video. Screenshot / YouTube / JustAHouse Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:A startup promised influencers the Hollywood dream and mansion living. But some insiders say it turned into a nightmare.TikTok i...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Ben Affleck, Advertising, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Trends, ROI, New York Times, Dreamworks, Dc, Zappos

Tucker Carlson is attacking COVID-19 vaccines again, making baseless claims about their safety

Tucker Carlson talking about COVID-19 vaccines on "Tucker Carlson Tonight." Fox News The Fox News host Tucker Carlson upped his anti-vaccine rhetoric on Wednesday night. Without any supporting evidence, Carlson linked thousands of deaths to COVID-19 vaccines. "The actual number is almost certainly much higher than that - perhaps vastly higher," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Fox News host Tucker Carlson attacked the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in a segment of hi...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Cdc, US, Trends, Speed, United States, Fox News, Tucker Carlson, Johnson Johnson, Kevin McCarthy, Carlson, Fox Nation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Tucker Carlson is attacking the COVID-19 vaccine again, baselessly claiming that thousands have died from taking the shot

Tucker Carlson talking about the COVID-19 vaccine on "Tucker Carlson Tonight." Fox News Fox News host Tucker Carlson upped his anti-vaccine rhetoric on Wednesday night. Without any supporting evidence, Carlson claimed thousands have died from COVID-19 vaccines. "The actual number is almost certainly much higher than that - perhaps vastly higher," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson attacked the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in a segment of his ...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, California, Trends, Speed, United States, House, Fox News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Tucker Carlson, Kevin McCarthy, Carlson, Fox Nation, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Facebook pushes back advertising meetings after Oversight Board ruling

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for May 6. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Facebook's Trump decision.Bain Capital eyes Kantar PR spinoff.The WarnerMedia execs leading the upfronts.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Facebook CEOP Mark Zuckerberg in New Yor...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, La, New York City, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Kantar, Warner Bros, Hulu, Bain Capital, WPP, Bain, Trump

The 7 most anticipated new movie releases in May, from Netflix's 'Army of the Dead' to 'A Quiet Place Part II'

Dave Bautista in "Army of the Dead." Netflix Every month, the television-tracking app TV Time provides Insider a list of the most anticipated new movies being released, based on the movies its US users have indicated they intend to watch. Netflix will release the Zack Snyder zombie action movie "Army of the Dead" this month. Paramount will drop "A Quiet Place Part II," which was originally scheduled to be released last year, but moved several times due to the pandemic. See more stories on ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, London, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Disney, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Army, Streaming, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, Las Vegas

Netflix's Mark Millar plans to build a streaming superhero universe starting with 'Jupiter's Legacy,' after inspiring some of Marvel's biggest stories

Millar (left) with "Jupiter's Legacy" stars Josh Duhamel and Andrew Horton on set. Steve Wilkie/Netflix "Jupiter's Legacy," Netflix's first Millarworld series since buying the comic company in 2017, debuts Friday. Millarworld's president Mark Millar talked with Insider about the Netflix deal and the series. "Jupiter's Legacy" is part of Netflix's grander ambitions to develop franchises and event shows. See more stories on Insider's business page. Comics writer M...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Harry Potter, Streaming, Jesus, Jupiter, Stan Lee, Wall Street Journal, Lucy, Mark Millar, Reed Hastings

California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power

Electric vehicles are one way to carbon neutrality. Yet 20 percent of California PHEV owners have gone back to gas-powered vehicles. Published in Nature Energy on April 26th by the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis, the study found that PHEV buyers in California were abandoning the technology at a rate of […] The post California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Jobs, Media, Congress, California, Marketing, Global, Sales, Maintenance, Bailout, Green, Rants, Industry, Infrastructure, Electric Vehicles, Autos

Verizon's data dreams, denied

Hi and welcome to the Insider Advertising newsletter, where we break down the big news in advertising and media news, including:Jitters inside Verizon Media Group;JetBlue picks a new agency;Peloton malfunctions.First, we're seeking nominations for the world's most innovative CMOs. Submit here.And, if you got this email forwarded, sign up for your own here. FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration shows a Yahoo logo on smartphone in front of a displayed cyber code and keyboard Reuters Ver...
Tags: Apple, Google, Verizon, Facebook, Technology, Media, Yahoo, Israel, Advertising, Disney, Newsletter, Trends, Aol, Nyt, Jetblue, WPP

Signal said Facebook shut down its advertising account after the privacy-focused messaging app tried to buy Instagram ads showing how the social media giant collects data

Signal CEO Moxie Marlinspike. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch Signal said it tried to buy Instagram ads that would show users how Facebook targets them. The ads would display personal information about users that Facebook uses when targeting ads. But Signal said Facebook responded by shutting its account down. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook blocked ads that Signal wanted to buy that would show Instagram users the data that Facebook collects from them, ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, Media, Instagram, Advertising, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, Data Privacy, Signal, Moxie Marlinspike, La Jolla, Tech Insider, Democratic Sen Elizabeth Warren, Katie Canales

Meet Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova, the Republican power couple caught up in the FBI's Rudy Giuliani investigation

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph diGenova, and Victoria Toensing, attorneys for then-President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Image Victoria Toensing was served a search warrant alongside Rudy Giuliani last week. She and her husband and law partner, Joseph diGenova, have been close to Giuliani for decades. They were instrumental in the Ukraine scandal that led to former president Donald Trump's first impeachment. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Media, Law, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden

Polaris Renews Its Leadership

Polaris today affirmed the appointments of a new CEO and CFO, both of whom had been serving in interim roles since January. The manufacturer of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, and boats named Michael Speetzen as CEO, and Bob Mack as CFO. CEO Scott Wine left the company in November to helm CNH Industrial NV, an agricultural […] The post Polaris Renews Its Leadership appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Media, Marketing, Sales, People, Industry, Motorcycles, Emerging Markets, Autos, Trucks, Suppliers, SUVs, Branding, Polaris, Off-road, Enthusiasm, News Blog

The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in May

"Master of None" season three. Netflix Every month, Insider looks at the most anticipated returning TV shows using data from the app TV Time. It's derived from its US users who use the app to track and react to what they're watching. Netflix's "Master of None" returns for its third season after a four-year hiatus. All except one of the anticipated shows this month are from Netflix. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. 5. "Dynasty" season four - The CW, Ma...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, US, America, Trends, Features, Netflix, Streaming, Rotten Tomatoes, Aziz Ansari, Cw, Alex, Indiewire, Sara, Ansari

MSNBC host Joy Reid rips into 'lil' Tucker Carlson for 'fixating on race' and being jealous of her Harvard degree

MSNBC host Joy Reid accused Fox host Tucker Carlson of "making America worse." Screenshot/MSNBC MSNBC host Joy Reid hit back at Fox New host Tucker Carlson for repeatedly calling her "the race lady." Reid, who is Black, argued that Carlson is the one "fixating on race" and often mentions her Harvard degree to fuel his viewers' opposition to affirmative action. Reid accused Carlson of "making America worse" by promoting white supremacist conspiracies and COVID-19 misinformation. See m...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, America, Trends, Fox, Harvard, Racism, Fox News, Ivy League, Fox News Channel, Msnbc, Black, Central Park, Tucker Carlson, Reid

Verizon sells its media business

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for May 4. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Verizon sells its media business.Adidas toughens agency payment terms.Inside Clubhouse Media Group.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Imag...
Tags: Verizon, Hollywood, Media, Yahoo, Advertising, Marketing, Newsletter, Trends, Adidas, Aol, Espn, Times, Donald Trump, Influencer Marketing, Ad Tech, CMG

Ermenegildo Zegna Teams with Stellantis

Today, the Ermenegildo Zegna Group announced its affiliation with Stellantis. By 2025, the Zegna Group’s entire fleet of 200 will go green. A new green-car policy has gone into effect at the company, well known for its pricy clothing and accessories. “The quality of our products must go hand in hand with our respect for nature. […] The post Ermenegildo Zegna Teams with Stellantis appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Design, Technology, Media, Advertising, Global, Sales, Sustainability, Green, Luxury, Electric Vehicles, Italy, Autos, Carbon Footprint, Hybrid, Branding

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