If you win the Mega Millions jackpot, you could be richer than Taylor Swift

If you win the Mega Millions jackpot, you could be richer than Taylor Swift

Granted, those numbers get pared down a LOT once cash value calculations and good old Uncle Sam get a hold of the winnings. But still, it’s an obscene amount of money. For some context, Taylor Swift’s net worth is reportedly around $300 million. If you win the Mega Millions, you could take home $904 million […]

Super Deluxe, where many comedy creators got their start, is shuttering (again)

Super Deluxe, where many comedy creators got their start, is shuttering (again)

Things are tightening up at Turner Media and, as Deadline reports, the latest victim is Super Deluxe Studios. Super Deluxe launched as a digital comedy hub for Turner Broadcasting System back in 2006, and served as a platform for talented-but-green creators looking to make a name for themselves. With a pronounced bend toward alternative comedy, Super Deluxe put […]

China's Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade

China's Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade

Sputtering growth, soaring debt and an escalating trade war with the United States are increasingly weighing on China’s economy. China’s government on Friday reported that the economy grew by 6.5 percent over the three months that ended in September compared with a year ago. While fast by global standards, the pace is China’s slowest since […]

Ready-to-eat salads from Whole Foods are being recalled due to listeria, salmonella concerns

Ready-to-eat salads from Whole Foods are being recalled due to listeria, salmonella concerns

These ready-to-eat salads distributed and sold at California Whole Foods locations are being recalled due to listeria and salmonella concerns, the USDA announced Wednesday. These ready-to-eat salads distributed and sold at California Whole Foods locations are being recalled due to listeria and salmonella concerns, the USDA announced Wednesday. Photo: FDA These ready-to-eat salads distributed and […]

In big blow to activist Third Point, Campbell heirs to stand with company

In big blow to activist Third Point, Campbell heirs to stand with company

Campbell Soup heirs who hold roughly 41 percent of the company’s shares came out in support of the soup company on Wednesday in its battle with activist investor Dan Loeb. The descendants include Charlotte C. Weber and current board members Bennett Dorrance, Mary Alice Dorrance Malone and Archbold van Beuren. Their support represents a significant […]

Netflix Trounces Subscriber Estimates in Latest Earnings Report: 8 Key Takeaways

Netflix Trounces Subscriber Estimates in Latest Earnings Report: 8 Key Takeaways

Three months after tanking in response to disappointing subscriber numbers, Netflix (NFLX) is seeing the exact opposite situation play out.  After the bell on Tuesday, the streaming giant reported Q3 revenue of $4 billion (up 34% annually) and GAAP EPS of $0.89. Revenue was roughly in line with analyst estimates, while EPS, which benefited from […]

Amazon's Bezos: US needs to be defended

Amazon's Bezos: US needs to be defended

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Bezos was speaking at an anniversary event for technology magazine Wired Amazon will work enthusiastically with the US military, its founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has said. His unequivocal position comes as other firms, such as Google, pulled out of defence work after employee pressure. “If big […]

SoftBank's Saudi ties unnerve investors as shares drop 8 percent

SoftBank's Saudi ties unnerve investors as shares drop 8 percent

TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) saw its shares drop on Monday as fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist spread to the Japanese conglomerate, whose nearly $100 billion Vision Fund is almost half financed by Saudi Arabia. FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference […]

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