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Quibi redux? Short drama apps saw record revenue in Q1 2024

Was Quibi just ahead of its time? Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg ultimately blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for the failure of his short-form video app, but maybe it was just too…

Iran’s terror-enabling supreme leader only opens the door for Israel to hit back hard

After years of using its terrorist proxies to strike Israelis, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei launched a direct attack Saturday against the Jewish state. More than 200…

The ‘short’ story behind Donald Trump’s Truth Social platform

Shares of Trump Media & Technology Group — the former and possibly future president’s eponymous social-media company — have lost around half their value since going public last month.  It’s…

Alfre Woodard’s Santa Monica Home Listed for $2M

Photo: David Livingston/WireImage (Getty Images) Remember in Tyler Perry’s “The Family That Preys” when Alfre Woodard’s character is revealed to have a millions-worth stock in a company? Her daughter says,…

X is removing the ability to hide checkmarks for premium users

Last year, Elon Musk’s social network X (formerly known as Twitter) rolled out a feature for paid users to hide their blue checkmarks from others after the checks became primarily…

Authorities discover body after Florida woman is carjacked at gunpoint; had called husband to say she was being followed

Authorities believe they’ve found the body of a woman whose carjacking at gunpoint in central Florida was caught on camera, moments after she called her husband to tell him that…

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden virtually addressed the Rev. Al Sharpton’s racial justice conference on Friday, telling a sympathetic crowd “we’ve kept our promises” as he ramps up efforts to energize Black…

Naval Ravikant’s Airchat is a social app built around talk, not text

Airchat is a new social media app that encourages users to “just talk.” A previous version of Airchat was released last year, but the team — led by AngelList founder…

The Japanese Economy Is Turning Around: Forces Shaping Its Future

U.S. President Joe Biden holds a trilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (R) at the White House on April 11, 2024 in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harnik/Getty Images Yesterday…

Adams declines to say if he’ll sign newly-passed council bills requiring EMS workers be given body armor

Mayor Eric Adams did not say whether he would sign a bill the City Council passed Thursday requiring the FDNY to provide body armor to EMS workers. April 12, 2024.…