Daily Crunch: Klarna valued at $31B

A challenger bank raises funding at a massive valuation, Instagram adds Live Rooms and Google updates Workspace. This is your Daily Crunch for March 1, 2021. The big story: Klarna valued at $31B The Swedish challenger bank and buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) service has raised $1 billion at a post-money valuation of $31 billion. Klarna says it will commit 1% of the capital to “key sustainability challenges around the world,” with the initiative formally launching on April 22 (Earth Day). For its BNPL...
Tags: Google, TC, Instagram, Justice, Tech, Walmart, Eu, Netflix, Fda, Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures, Klarna, SPAC, Matt Harris, Ethan Eismann, Ursula von der Leyen

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' is available exclusively on Prime Video - here's how to watch the Golden Globes winner for best comedy

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Studios "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," or "Borat 2," was released on Amazon Prime Video in October 2020. The movie follows Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) as he returns to the US to win the favor of President Trump. "Borat 2" earned awards for best comedy and best actor in a comedy film at the 2021 Golden Globes. "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," the sequel to Sacha Baron Cohen's iconic 2006 mockumentar...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Instagram, Entertainment, New York City, US, Trends, Starz, Streaming, Kazakhstan, Giuliani, Donald Trump

DraftKings is reportedly eyeing sports betting acquisitions

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 2. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:DraftKings' M&A.Instagram's new Clubhouse-like feature.Big Tech's regulatory issues.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. DraftKings CEO Jason Robins. Angela Rowlings/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via G...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, Media, Instagram, Australia, Advertising, US, Trends, Chobani, European Commission, Usa Today, Sundar Pichai, Clubhouse, Draftkings

Unlimited Free Extra Pages+40% Off Shutterfly Photo Books, Plus Save With AMEX Or Chase Offers!

Shutterfly Photo Books Linky You can click on this link to apply codes to your Shutterfly account. The following codes can be stacked on the same order: Use the following code for unlimited additional extra pages from Shutterfly (Exp: 3/3): UNLIMITED Use the following code for 40% off everything from Shutterfly (Exp: 12/31): 40OFF If […]
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Instagram Rolls Out New Way to Say Something Stupid in Public

Instagram is expanding its livestreaming offerings with a new feature dubbed Live Rooms, which is just like Instagram Live but with up to three more people haphazardly broadcasting their thoughts into the world simultaneously. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Streaming, Livestreaming, Twitch, Operating Systems, Instagram Live, Video Software, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Internet Broadcasting

See the stars of Love Island Australia's Instagram accounts

This week marks the end of Married at First Sight Australia, but fear not as we're...
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Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have been publicly feuding for over 15 years. Here are all the biggest rivalries that have formed between some of the world's most high-powered tech leaders.

Jeff Bezos, left, and Elon Musk. Katherine Taylor/Reuters/Axel Springer While there are many close friendships in Silicon Valley, there are also plenty of feuds. Some appear to be friendly rivalries, like Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. Others are more contentious: Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, for example, have been feuding for years.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Silicon Valley is a breeding ground for rivalries. In a place where world-changin...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, Cook, Jobs, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends

Instagram’s new Live Rooms lets you go live with three other people — too bad you don’t have any followers

Instagram today launched Live Rooms, a new feature that lets you go live with up to three other people. Instagram users could previously only go live with one other person, but can now “double-up” on their broadcasts. That should make the feature handy for hanging out with friends, interacting with audiences, participating in classes, and collaborating on creative projects. Live Rooms also gives creators more ways to monetize their work. Viewers can show appreciation for their hosts by buying ba...
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First Look: Leadership Books for March 2021

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The CEO Test: Master the Challenges That Make or Break All Leaders by Adam Bryant and Kevin Sharer Are you ready to lead? Will you pass the test? The CEO Test is the authoritative, no-nonsense insider's guide to navigating leadership's toughest challenges, brought to you by authors uniquely qualified to tell the stories. Adam Bryant has conducted...
Tags: Facebook, Books, Leadership, Instagram, Davis, Don, Amgen, Harvard Business School, Adam Bryant, David Horsager, Eisenmann, Kevin Sharer, Tom Eisenmann, Cal Newport Modern, Paula Davis Burnout

‘Worst house on the street’: Brutally honest Florida listing goes viral

"The roof leaks, the floor creaks, and there's a terrible draft," Future Home Realty's Philippa Main wrote in the listing description.
Tags: Florida, Technology, Instagram, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Hgtv, News Brief,, Future Home Realty, Philippa Main, Zillow Gone Wild

How to horse race in place

Being stuck at home during horse-racing season is seriously frustrating for lovers of the Sport of Kings, especially all of us Californians who know that a sunny winter/spring day at the track is tons of fun. So what do all of us equestrian lovers do in this unprecedented time of pandemic? #derbyathome, that’s what. Going off to the virtual races isn’t quite like being there, but we’re pretty sure that spending a rollicking afternoon inside your pandemic pod – and beyond, with the help of Zoom –...
Tags: Instagram, California, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Sap, Kentucky Derby, Sport of Kings, Arcadia California, Santa Anita, Jesus Gomez, Santa Anita Park, Sponsored Content, Jeff Siegel, Jenny Peters, Santa Anita Handicap

Instagram launches ‘Live Rooms’ for live broadcasts with up to four creators

Instagram today announced it’s adding a much-requested feature to its app with the launch of “Live Rooms,” which allow up to four people to broadcast live together at the same time. Previously, the app only allowed users to live stream with one other person, similar to Facebook Live. The company says it hopes Live Rooms will open up more creative opportunities in terms of live broadcast formats to allow for things like live talk shows, expanded Q&A’s or interviews, jam sessions for musicians, li...
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Books: A Coronavirus Lifesaver

At least that’s what a bookseller turned newly-minted Instagram book reviewer (that is, a Bookstagrammer) says. He hasn’t seen his family for nearly two years, a friend has cancer, and his job at Waterstone’s keeps going away and coming back as lockdowns come and go. But reading, and Instagram, are there: “There’s so much to be worried about, and book blogging takes my mind off it.” – BBC
Tags: Art, Instagram, Words, Waterstone, 02.26.21

The best iPhone camera lenses

You'll need good glass if you're looking to take your iPhone photography to the next level. We rounded up the best iPhone camera lenses on the market.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Photography, Trends, Best Of, Lenses, Add-on, Third-party, Tier 4

NHL Fan Skills at Home Presented by Geico Tips Off on Instagram, TikTok

The National Hockey League is putting Instagram and TikTok on ice. The league dropped the puck Monday on NHL Fan Skills at Home Presented by Geico, which encourages fans (or legal guardians of fans under 18) to submit videos of them demonstrating their hockey skills. Through April 28, fans can share their efforts in five...
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Is Sandra Lee sending "peace and loving healing" to Andrew Cuomo?

I'm reading "Andrew Cuomo ex Sandra Lee wishes ‘peace, healing’ after 2nd accuser steps forward" (NY Post):“Sending everyone peace and loving healing regards from Malibu! The best sunsets ever thank God for the Ocean!” Lee posted on Instagram Saturday night, alongside a photo of a beach. The post was made hours after The New York Times revealed [accusations from] Cuomo’s 25-year-old former aide, Charlotte Bennet, is accusing the 63-year-old governor of asking her inappropriate personal questions...
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Reddit's CEO says the company will continue hosting porn

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman. Horacio Villalobos /Corbis/Getty Images Reddit CEO Steve Huffman on Sunday was asked whether the company plans to change its policy allowing porn. Reddit doesn't plan to ban pornography, he said. Huffman said Reddit provides a valuable forum to talk about sex, which he said as a topic is often "not well-served." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. During an interview broadcast on Sunday, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman explained why the company allows...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Reddit, Pornography, Steve Huffman, Huffman, Tech Insider, Axios, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Steve Huffman Horacio Villalobos Corbis Getty

Gwen Stefani and ex Gavin Rossdale celebrate son Apollo's birthday with unseen family photos

Gwen Stefani proudly took to Instagram on Sunday with a brand new family photo. The No...
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Best cheap Canon camera deals for March 2021

Canon offers frequent discounts on its cameras. We monitor the best cheap Canon camera deals and update this post regularly.
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