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Steven Spielberg is one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Take a look at what the billionaire’s life is really like, from his 28-year marriage to his $184 million yacht.

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American filmmaker Steven Spielberg is one of the most celebrated figures in Hollywood. He’s directed and produced more than 100 feature films that have made more than $25 billion at the box office. Forbes estimates Spielberg’s net worth to be $3.6 billion, while Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index puts it at a much higher $6.18 billion. Spielberg […]

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DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT: How to wipe your personal information from Facebook, Amazon, Google, and other major websites and apps (AAPL, MSFT, SNAP, AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, FB)

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Every day, millions of internet users offer their personal information and sensitive data over to websites and platforms like Google, Apple, and Amazon. There have been several high-profile data breaches in recent years, raising concerns about the safety of customers’ information when it’s in the hands of companies. Here’s how to delete your account on […]

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The Style Series: Twitter’s preeminent black fashion historian on ‘white nepotism’ in the industry — and the urgency of recognizing black America’s impact on luxury

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Shelby Ivey Christie is the former digital marketer and sales planner for Vogue. She is currently attending New York University where she is an M.A. candidate in the Costume Studies graduate program. Christie focuses her studies on the intersection of race, culture, fashion, and politics, and has written numerous articles regarding the topic. Online, she […]

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‘The Invisible Man’ brings in an impressive $29 million, and is another win for Blumhouse Productions

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Universal/Blumhouse Production’s “The Invisible Man” brought in an estimated $29 million to win the domestic box office this weekend. The movie is another overachiever for Blumhouse. The horror company only made it for $7 million. The project was originally supposed to be a Johnny Depp-starrer to fall under Universal’s Dark Universe franchise, a collection of […]

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Google’s ambitious push into gaming is floundering, and it’s due largely to too few games on its Stadia platform — here’s why developers have held back (GOOGL)

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Last November, Google finally launched a major gaming platform that was in development for years: Google Stadia. Instead of having to buy games on a disc or download them from a digital store, Stadia users stream games over the internet — for customers willing to pay $130 for the “premiere edition.” But the platform’s launch […]

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The year’s biggest video game development trade show just got ‘postponed’ due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

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For the first time in over 30 years, the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California is “postponed” until this summer due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. A new date was not announced. Several major companies pulled out of the conference ahead of the announcement: Sony’s PlayStation group, Facebook, Microsoft’s Xbox group, “Fortnite” […]

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Facebook is redesigning Messenger app to prioritize Stories in an attempt to replicate the success of Instagram’s killer feature (FB)

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Facebook Messenger is getting a design overhaul that is soon rolling out to users, TechCrunch reports. The redesign has two significant changes: the removal of the Discover tab, which houses chatbots from games and brands; and an increased emphasis on Facebook Stories. By prioritizing Stories in the Messenger app, Facebook is likely trying to replicate […]

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GDC and San Francisco’s tourism industry association gave gaming conference attendees incomplete and outdated virus updates as big companies pulled out

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San Francisco’s main tourism industry group told attendees of the Game Developers Conference that the health department says “the risk to the general public is low” – the actual quote is “the risk to the general public is currently low, the global picture is changing rapidly.” The GDC web page devoted to giving attendees the […]

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Ninja, the world’s most popular gamer, makes millions each year from streaming — here’s the equipment he recommends

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At 28, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is the world’s most well-known video game streamer, and he’s earned millions by playing “Fortnite” for a live audience on a daily basis. In his book “Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming,” Ninja recommends all the equipment needed to build a premium streaming setup. We broke down Ninja’s ultimate […]

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It looks like there’s going to be an Apple TV Plus series about WeWork based on the ‘WeCrashed’ podcast

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Apple is reportedly developing a series about WeWork for its Apple TV Plus streaming service. According to Variety magazine, which first reported the news, the potential series is based on the Wondery podcast “WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork.” The shared workspace provider was once valued at $47 billion, with Neumann heralded as a […]

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Some travel influencers are seeing plans canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak, while others are staying put for fear of getting stuck in a quarantine

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With more than 80,000 cases of coronavirus reported globally, daily lives and habits have been affected for millions, particularly those who rely on international travel for work. Several travel influencers and bloggers told Business Insider that coronavirus has been a much-discussed topic in their industry, with creators raising concerns over upcoming trips — and fans […]