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DC Universe’s ‘Stargirl’ will also air on The CW, and the character will debut during the network’s upcoming crossover event

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DC Universe’s “Stargirl” will both stream on the niche, fan-centric streaming service and air on The CW television network, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Business Insider. The CW is also home to other DC superhero shows like “Arrow,” “The Flash,” and “Supergirl.” The CW’s DC shows will cross over in an […]

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US Schools Try to Diversify Mainly White Teaching Ranks

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It wasn’t until she became a high school senior that Kayla Ireland had another black person as a teacher in Waterbury, a former manufacturing hub where the students are mostly minorities and the educators are generally white. The imbalance never troubled her much, except for some moments, like when a white teacher led a discussion […]

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Microsoft’s cloud business has helped annual sales explode past $120 billion — and CEO Satya Nadella credits CFO Amy Hood for her key role in this strategic transformation

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Microsoft’s business in recent years puts more of a focus on cloud-computing services. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was recently named Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year. He gave CFO Amy Hood credit for helping grow Microsoft’s cloud-computing business. We tracked Microsoft’s cloud revenue growth as a function of overall revenue, and identified the key factors behind […]

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Accor Sells a 5.2% Stake in AccorInvest for 204 Million Euros

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Accor today announces it has agreed to sell a 5.2% stake in AccorInvest to several existing shareholders of the company, for 204 million euros. This amount represents a 12.9% increase in value compared with the initial sale completed in 2018, reflecting the positive effect from the transformation initiated by the leading hotel owner in Europe. […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Presses Iran for Answers on Uranium Traces

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The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s top inspector will travel to Tehran next week to press Iran to finally explain the origin of uranium traces found at an undeclared site, the agency’s acting chief said on Thursday. Reuters first reported in September that the International Atomic Energy Agency found the uranium traces at the site that Israeli […]

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Investing legend Louis Bacon will reportedly close his flagship Moore Capital hedge fund to outside investors

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The hedge fund legend Louis Bacon is planning to close Moore Capital Management to outside investors, according to the Financial Times. The closing comes on the back of years of weakening performance and investors pulling capital from the firm’s global macro funds, the Financial Times reported. Several other large firms have either wound down funds […]

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Sarah Searls Named Chief Customer Officer for Choice Hotels

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Searls joined Choice in 2009 as the first member of its enterprise-wide analytics function, leading the design of the analytical solutions and tools that still drive Choice’s strategic business decisions today. She played a pivotal role in aligning the company’s business intelligence group and, in 2015, became vice president of digital commerce, overseeing ChoiceHotels.com, Choice […]

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I brought Snapchat’s new $380 smart glasses on a trip to London, and their biggest selling point was a major letdown (SNAP)

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Snapchat has released the newest iteration of its smart sunglasses, called Spectacles 3, designed to let you record pictures and videos from a first-person point of view. The new model is equipped with two high-res cameras to better capture depth and dimension, which allow for the introduction of 3D filters and effects. However, these 3D […]

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‘Pokémon Sword’ and ‘Pokémon Shield’ had the most successful launch of any Pokémon game to date (NTDOY)

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“Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Shield” were released for the Nintendo Switch on November 15 and sold more than 6 million copies worldwide. Nintendo says “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Shield,” is the highest-earning launch of any Pokémon game ever. The series has sold more than 240 million copies since 1996. The Nintendo Switch is the year’s […]

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China Bats Away Rumors, Says Trade Talks With US Continue

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China is working to resolve conflicts with Washington over trade, a Commerce Ministry official said Thursday, dismissing speculation the talks might be in trouble as inaccurate “rumors.” Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said he had no new information to release. But he said China was committed to working toward an agreement. “China is willing to address […]

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$100 MILLION CLUB: 7 Hollywood titans that Netflix, HBO, and others have signed 9-figure deals with during the battle for talent

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Companies are scooping up major Hollywood players in deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars to bolster their original streaming content. Netflix landed “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy in an estimated $300 million deal, while WarnerMedia attracted J.J. Abrams, who will create content for its streaming competitor HBO Max. Former HBO CEO Richard Plepler […]