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Comcast’s Peacock streaming strategy targets free users, cord cutters

Matt Strauss. Comcast This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. NBCUniversal's flagship streaming service, Peacock, lands nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription plans.Peacock chairman Matt Strauss said its Spotify-like freemium model is even more relevant amid the global pandemic, as economic…

What I learned about being Black after a cop pointed a gun at me when I was 12 years old

I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a predominately Black neighborhood but was bused to a school in a predominantly white suburb.After a school dance when I was in the fourth grade, a cop stopped my friends and I — all Black kids — with his gun drawn. He said he was looking for suspects…

Apple stops short of pausing user data requests from Hong Kong police

On Monday, Facebook, Google, and Twitter suspended data requests from Hong Kong police. It follows China unilaterally passing a sweeping new national security law in the semi-autonomous city.Apple said it is "assessing" the impact of the law on human rights, but stopped short of promising to pause data-processing requests from local authorities.An Apple spokesperson told…

Stock picks to buy: Tech, ecommerce choices from most accurate analyst

Colin Sebastian Screengrab/YouTube This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Colin Sebastian is the most accurate analyst covering consumer discretionary stocks, according to analyst-ranking firm TipRanks. Sebastian covers online shopping, advertising, and video game companies, many of which have seen spectacular gains during the coronavirus pandemic.He told…

Katie Miller was unmoved by child detention facility visit: new book

Katie Miller, a spokeswoman for Vice President Mike Pence, was unmoved by the plight of children at detention facilities at the US-Mexico border, according to a new book by the NBC News reporter Jacob Soboroff.The Department of Homeland Security "sent me to the border to see the separations for myself — to try to make…
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Comcast’s Peacock streaming strategy targets free users, cord cutters

Matt Strauss. Comcast This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. NBCUniversal's flagship streaming service, Peacock, lands nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription plans.Peacock chairman Matt Strauss said its Spotify-like freemium model is even more relevant amid the global pandemic, as economic…

What I learned about being Black after a cop pointed a gun at me when I was 12 years old

I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a predominately Black neighborhood but was bused to a school in a predominantly white suburb.After a school dance when I was in the fourth grade, a cop stopped my friends and I — all Black kids — with his gun drawn. He said he was looking for suspects…

Apple stops short of pausing user data requests from Hong Kong police

On Monday, Facebook, Google, and Twitter suspended data requests from Hong Kong police. It follows China unilaterally passing a sweeping new national security law in the semi-autonomous city.Apple said it is "assessing" the impact of the law on human rights, but stopped short of promising to pause data-processing requests from local authorities.An Apple spokesperson told…

Stock picks to buy: Tech, ecommerce choices from most accurate analyst

Colin Sebastian Screengrab/YouTube This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Colin Sebastian is the most accurate analyst covering consumer discretionary stocks, according to analyst-ranking firm TipRanks. Sebastian covers online shopping, advertising, and video game companies, many of which have seen spectacular gains during the coronavirus pandemic.He told…

Actor Johnny Depp takes on U.K. tabloid in court battle over ‘wife beater’ claims

LONDON — Johnny Depp begins legal action against a British tabloid on Tuesday in a case that is likely to delve into the private lives of the Hollywood star, his ex-wife actress Amber Heard and a number of other well-known figures.Depp, the 57-year-old star of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, is suing the Sun's…

Dead To Me Star Christina Applegate Reacts To Netflix Show Ending With Season 3

Fans of Dead to Me got some good news and some bad news recently with the announcement that the show was renewed for a third and final season. While that means that the misadventures of Christina Applegate's Jen and Linda Cardellini's Judy will wrap after only one more batch of episodes, at least viewers are…

Miley Cyrus’ Backyard Bikini Sparks Hygiene Comments

Nails Her TikTok, Yet To Conquer Trolls Miley Cyrus/TikTok Set outdoors, the video saw the former "Hannah Montana" star busting out her best TikTok dance moves with 23-year-old Aussie beau Cody by her side. Miley's yoga-honed body was on show via her teeny-tiny and blue bikini, with the blonde's messy mullet also making an appearance…

Comedian Rickey Smiley gives thanks for support after his teenage daughter was shot three times

Comedian Rickey Smiley gives thanks for the outpouring of support after his teenage daughter was shot three times in an alleged road rage incidentBy Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com Published: 01:50 EDT, 7 July 2020 | Updated: 01:50 EDT, 7 July 2020 Comedian Rickey Smiley is giving thanks for all of the outpouring of support, and…

WWE Raw results, recap, reactions (July 6, 2020): The workhorses of WWE

Bayley and Sasha were the real start to Raw, as the show really began with their presence in the ring. Bayley said that they’re changing the game one show at a time because they never sleep and when you’re a once-in-a-generation talent like they are, everyone comes after you. They’re going to takeover WWE when…

Why Bachelor Nation Has Never Brought Back Original Bachelor Alex Michel

Spoilers ahead for the first half of the July 6 episode of The Bachelor:The Greatest Seasons Ever. The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Ever went on a blast way to the past for its latest episode, with the first half of the three-hour broadcast devoted to none other than the man who started it all: Alex…

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reacts to “Valid” Criticism of Hamilton After Disney+ Release

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks "Hamilton's" BLM ConnectionLin-Manuel Miranda wants Hamilton fans to know he hears their concerns.The hit Broadway musical premiered on Disney+ this week and has largely renewed applause for the actor's writing, but with the praise comes some criticism. A chief concern among the critics is that Miranda made Alexander Hamilton and other Founding Fathers out to be all-around honorable figures,…

Paul Weller’s ‘On Sunset’ Heats up Midweek U.K. Albums Chart

Nicole Nodland Paul Weller Paul Weller shouts to the top of the U.K. midweek chart with On Sunset (Polydor), his fifteenth solo album. The former Style Council and The Jam frontman takes the lead on the Official Chart Update, with a 11,000 chart sales advantage over its nearest competitor, Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut Shoot For The…
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Comcast’s Peacock streaming strategy targets free users, cord cutters

Matt Strauss. Comcast This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. NBCUniversal's flagship streaming service, Peacock, lands nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription plans.Peacock chairman Matt Strauss said its Spotify-like freemium model is even more relevant amid the global pandemic, as economic…

What I learned about being Black after a cop pointed a gun at me when I was 12 years old

I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a predominately Black neighborhood but was bused to a school in a predominantly white suburb.After a school dance when I was in the fourth grade, a cop stopped my friends and I — all Black kids — with his gun drawn. He said he was looking for suspects…

Apple stops short of pausing user data requests from Hong Kong police

On Monday, Facebook, Google, and Twitter suspended data requests from Hong Kong police. It follows China unilaterally passing a sweeping new national security law in the semi-autonomous city.Apple said it is "assessing" the impact of the law on human rights, but stopped short of promising to pause data-processing requests from local authorities.An Apple spokesperson told…
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