Media

One of America’s Great Papers Fires a Third of Its Staff

The Reading Eagle was started just after the Civil War, in 1868, Since then, it has served one of Pennsylvania's largest cities. It has several distinctions as an American daily, ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Significant Upside at Facebook in Crypto Endeavor

Although Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) had a rough run in 2018 amid security breaches, congressional hearings, and privacy issues, the company has done significantly better this year. In fact recent ...
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Pinterest and Snap Getting More Investor Attention

The endless growth opportunity in social media has certainly presented its own set of challenges. If you aren't the supreme leader in the space (last name Zuckerberg), it has been ...
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Will People Trust Facebook Enough to Use Its New Digital Currency?

In March, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg essentially refocused the company he founded and controls as "a privacy-focused messaging and social networking platform." Zuckerberg outlined how Facebook will ...
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How Facebook Is Breaking Into Crypto

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) shares made a handy gain on Friday after over a dozen companies said that they were ready to back its upcoming foray into cryptocurrency. While Facebook ...
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What Americans Die From, What They Search For, and What the Media Covers Are Completely Different

Heart disease is by far the leading cause of mortality in the United States, but it’s not the one that Americans are most interested in learning about, or the one ...
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It’s Back: Atari VCS Is Taking Orders

Video game history is a lot longer than many younger people might imagine. Long before there were first-person shooter games, long before advanced graphics and long before "freemium" video games ...
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After It Hits 52-Week Low, Credit Suisse Upgrades Sirius XM for Big Upside

Many investors have grown tired of Wall Street analyst reports that keep telling them to Buy a stock that has gone up and then selling the stock after it has ...
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The Team No One Thinks Can Win the Super Bowl This Season

Every year, the 32 National Football League teams are supposed to start out on close to equal footing, at least in terms of talent. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken ...
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Americans Now Spend More Time on Mobile Devices Than Watching TV

It was inevitable, right? After all, most Americans own smartphones and most carry those phones with them all day, every day. It turns out they're not only lugging them around, ...
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Did GameStop Just Finally Admit Total Endgame Defeat?

It's been a tough period of years to be a video game retailer, even for the largest of them all. Even trying to offset slower video game disc sales by ...
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It Looks Like Aladdin May Have Actually Been a Real Person

The first release of a live action version of Disney's "Aladdin" is opening in wide release Friday -- one of the most anticipated Disney movies of the year -- just ...
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Another American Newspaper Lays Off 100% of Its Staff

Less than a month after the storied New Orleans Times-Picayune laid off all 161 members of its staff, another paper has done the same. The Reading Eagle, which was just ...
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Facebook Cleans House: Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts Gone

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has announced that it removed over 3 billion fake accounts from its platform between October 2018 and March 2019. What’s even more is that this number ...
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Big Tech Companies in Big Trouble Over ‘Pirate’ Recordings of ‘Over the Rainbow’

One could make a good argument that Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg's "Over the Rainbow" is the iconic American popular tune. The song, written for the 1939 movie "The Wizard ...
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