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Gal Gadot stars as Wonder Woman in Warner Bros. “Wonder Woman 1984.” Warner Bros. This past weekend provided the first real test for how blockbuster movies perform on streaming services when they’re released in movie theaters at the same time. AT&T‘s WarnerMedia premiered “Wonder Woman 1984” on Christmas Day, the first movie in its experiment
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Nearly one year after the World Health Organization discovered the coronavirus, many people are still staying home from offices, schools, movie theaters, stadiums, churches and restaurants. A lot of the socialization that would be happening in those places in 2020 is happening over video calls. And you can’t talk about that aspect of life without
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Alibaba Group signage is seen during the company’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping festival at their headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, November 11, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING — Shares of Alibaba fell in both Hong Kong and extended-hours U.S. trading as reports surfaced that the Chinese government is conducting an anti-monopoly probe
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WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – DECEMBER 11: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event to announce new cabinet nominations at the Queen Theatre on December 11, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. President-elect Joe Biden is continuing to round out his domestic team with the announcement of his choices for cabinet secretaries of Veterans Affairs and Agriculture, and
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When the coronavirus pandemic limited face-to-face interactions earlier this year, companies, governments and other organizations adapted to the new normal by transitioning many activities online. The transition, a part of the digital transformation that has played out over the years, was a boon for companies like cloud messaging provider Twilio, whose CEO Jeff Lawson told
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Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple. John Chiala | CNBC The Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges Tuesday against Ripple, the fintech company best known for cryptocurrency XRP, and two of its executives, for allegedly violating investor protection laws. The SEC alleged that Ripple, co-founder Christian Larsen and CEO Bradley Garlinghouse, raised more than $1.3 billion through an
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eclipse_images LONDON — The scale of a sophisticated cyberattack on the U.S. government that was unearthed this week is much bigger than many first anticipated.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said in a summary on Thursday that the threat “poses a grave risk to the federal government.” It added that “state, local, tribal,
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google now faces its third government antitrust lawsuit in less than two months, this time from a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general. Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser led the group of 38 states and territories in the lawsuit, which claims Google illegally
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Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Facebook ran ads and published a new website Wednesday decrying Apple over a privacy change that it claims will “[threaten] the personalized ads that millions of small businesses rely on to
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Peter Endig | AFP | Getty Images Amazon is encouraging front-line employees in California to get weekly Covid-19 tests, as the state rolls out new emergency workplace protections for the coronavirus. “In accordance with Cal/OSHA’s new Covid-19 emergency regulations, we encourage all Amazon employees to get tested for Covid-19 at least once a week starting
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Matthew Prince, co-founder and chief executive officer of Cloudflare Inc., speaks during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The event brings together investors, founders, and executives to foster innovation and drive growth within the tech industry. Martina Albertazzi | Bloomberg | Getty
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Tess Pawlisch, right, has been living nomadically in out of Airbnbs in Tulum, Mexico, since October. Courtesy of Tess Pawlisch Tess Pawlisch worked in San Francisco for the last four years. But this year, Pawlisch has found herself writing work emails, holding team meetings and taking client calls from hotel rooftops, hammocks and beaches in
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Still from “The Mandalorian” series on Disney’s streaming service Disney+. Disney My parting thought from Disney‘s four-hour investor day Thursday, dedicated to its massive streaming video aspirations, was “strategy bomb.” It was a Disney show of force. Keeping people in front of screens for four hours to watch an investor day is absurd. The event
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