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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…

CNN’s Anderson Cooper: Trump’s Bubba Wallace tweet was ‘racist, just plain and simple’ | TheHill

CNN's Anderson Cooper said Monday that a tweet from President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump second-term plans remain a mystery to GOP Trump to hold outdoor rally in New Hampshire on Saturday Eighty-eight years of debt pieties MORE earlier in the day aimed at Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's top Black driver, was "racist, just plain and simple."In the…

JR Smith was ‘very depressed’ when out of game

6:23 PM ETDave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.LOS ANGELES -- Out of the NBA for more than a year and a half, the newest member of the Los Angeles…

35 NHL players test positive, Nationals suspend camp as sports try to return amid coronavirus surge

Nearly three dozen professional hockey players have tested positive for the coronavirus and the World Series champions shut down training camp as pro sports still try to move forward with a planned re-start during the pandemic, the NHL and the Washington Nationals announced Monday.The NHL has tested 396 players and 23 were positive, plus the…

Time is no longer on college football’s side as myriad issues remain for 2020 season to start as scheduled

College football's biggest ally throughout the coronavirus pandemic had been time. COVID-19 struck in the offseason.Spring practice was impacted, sure, but there was still five months until the start of the season. Plenty of time, they said, to figure out testing. Likewise, plenty of time to get players back on campus and to consider what…

2 Milwaukee Brewers players test positive for the coronavirus

NEWS HAS LEARNED THAT TWO MILWAUKEE BREWERS TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19. NOT THE BEST NEWS. THEY ARE ANGEL PERDOMO AND LUIS URIAS. THE TEAM SAYS THE TEST CAME PRIOR TO INTAKE AND THE PLAYERS ARE IN COVID PROTOCOLS NOW. MANAGER CRAIG COUNSELL TALKED ABOUT WHAT IT MEANS FOR MOVING FORWARD WITH THE SEASON. >> WE…

2020 NBA Mock Draft: LaMelo Ball goes No. 1 as Warriors pick prospect with the highest upside

Ball, who has developed into an incredible playmaker and passer, is a solid pick for the top selection in the NBA Draft Jul 6, 2020 at 9:43 am ET1 min read Watch Now: NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Hawks select C Onyeka Okongwu with the No. 4 pick (2:32) The 2020 NBA Draft is still a…

Sacramento Kings close practice facility after positive COVID-19 test

WALTER: MICHELLE DAPPER STARTING US OFF. MICHELLE: THE SACRAMENTO KINGS HAVE BECOME THE LATEST NBA TEAM TO SHUT DOWN THEIR PRACTICE FACILITY AFTER ANOTHER POSITIVE CORONAVIRUS TEST. THE KINGS ARE THE SEVENTH FRANCHISE TO SHUT DOWN THEIR FACILITY THEY HAD THREE PLAYERS PREVIOUSLY TEST POSITIVE. AND NOW A MEMBER OF THE TRAVELING PARTY HAS TESTED…

Yoenis Cespedes’ ‘good day’ in field, at plate for Mets had one omission

July 6, 2020 | 12:58am Yoenis Cespedes played an inning in left field and took swings against the Mets’ best pitcher, but like the rest of his teammates wasn’t permitted to run the bases Sunday. All is part of the progression for the veteran outfielder, according to manager Luis Rojas, as the Mets attempt to…
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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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