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Fave, with $2.2 million seed, looks to connect creators with their fandoms

After seven years at Google, Jacquelle Amankonah Horton knew there was a white space in social between fans and creators. She built Fave to fill in that gap, and the company today announced the close of a $2.2 million seed round. Female Founders Fund, HYBE, Sony Music, Warner Music, Concord Music, Quality Control, Right Hand Management, Techstars Music and Betaworks all participated in the round. Fave is all about the relationship between fans and creators. As Horton describes it, creators and a...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Apps, Entertainment, Tech, Horton, Fave, Swifties Taylor Swift, Jacquelle Amankonah Horton, Recent Funding


Apple to add lossless audio to Apple Music at no additional cost

Apple has announced that it is adding some new features to its music streaming service Apple Music. Starting next month, users will find some new options, such as spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos as well as lossless audio files. Spotify recently announced a new high-end subscription tier with CD-quality, lossless audio files. But Spotify HiFi isn’t included in Spotify Premium by itself. You’ll have to pay a bit more money to stream lossless audio. Pricing hasn’t been disclosed yet. App...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Kacey Musgraves, Entertainment, Tech, Apple Music, Dolby Atmos, Spotify Premium, Alac, Spotify HiFi, J Balvin Gustavo Dudamel Ariana Grande Maroon


Disneyland Paris to Reopen June 17 as Life Gets More Normal Thanks to Vaccinations

Disneyland Paris, the only Disney park in Europe, will reopen on June 17, according to a new statement published on Twitter from the Euro Disney Group. Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Entertainment, Disney, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Walt Disney Studios, Shanghai Disney Resort, The Walt Disney Company, Disneyland Hotel, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Disney Parks Experiences and Products, Entertainment Culture, Health Medical Pharma


After filming SNL, Elon Musk and Grimes reportedly went to a crypto-themed afterparty where servers dressed as aliens handed out Dogecoin cupcakes

Miley Cyrus was the musical guest on "SNL," while Elon Musk hosted. NBC/Getty Images Elon Musk, Grimes, and Miley Cyrus attended a crypto-themed party after recording SNL, per Page Six. A dog handler brought along a Shibu Inu in tribute to Dogecoin, the publication reported. Servers handed out Dogecoin cookies and cupcakes, according to the report. See more stories on Insider's business page. After they filmed "Saturday Night Live" on May 8, tech billionaire Elon Musk, his girlfriend, ...
Tags: New York Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, Nbc, Entertainment, South Park, Trends, Tesla, Grimes, Miley Cyrus, Snl, Saturday Night Live, Elon, Ian, Colin Jost, Ian Schrager


Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says the owners of Arsenal football club rejected his bid for the team, but he's still interested

Daniel Ek didn't disclose his asking price for the club. Toru Yamanaka/Getty Images Spotify CEO and cofounder Daniel Ek said Arsenal football club's owners rejected his takeover bid. "They replied that they don't need the money," Ek said on Twitter. Arsenal fans last month protested the club's attempt to join the doomed European Super League. See more stories on Insider's business page. Daniel Ek, CEO and cofounder of Spotify, on Saturday said his takeover bid for Brit...
Tags: Spotify, London, Entertainment, Football, Sports, Trends, Britain, Premier League, EK, Arsenal, Daniel Ek, Super League, Kroenke, European Super League, Arsenal Football Club, Josh Kroenke


The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Jupiter's Legacy' to 'The Upshaws'

"Jupiter's Legacy" Netflix Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of the TV shows that have been most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists. Netflix's new superhero series "Jupiter's Legacy" dethroned its fantasy hit "Shadow and Bone" this week. Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes. Visit the business section of Insider for more stories. 9. "The Innocent...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Indiana, Features, Fbi, Netflix, Streaming, Miami, Jupiter, Rotten Tomatoes, Sam, Sykes, Black, Hollywood Reporter


Kardashians Reveal Sacramento Woman Is Behind Popular Nori’s Black Book Social Media Account

NEW YORK (AP/CBS13) – Kardashian fans were tickled by a big reveal: A California government worker is behind a mystery social media handle that’s been cranking out droll posts from North West’s point of view since Kim’s eldest was born seven years ago. She’s Natalie Franklin, 34, of Sacramento, and she was thrilled to appear on Thursday night’s episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” after Kim and sister Khloe tracked her down. View this post on Ins...
Tags: Twitter, New York, Kim Kardashian, Entertainment, California, Local, Sacramento, Kanye West, Kardashians, Scott Disick, North West, Associated Press, North, Kardashian, Kim, Facetime


Amazon launches free video streaming service in India

Amazon has long maintained that its video streaming service, Prime Video, helps it drive more sales on the shopping app. Now the e-commerce giant is testing what happens when it brings the video streaming service to the shopping app itself. The e-commerce giant on Saturday launched miniTV, an ad-supported video streaming service that is available within the Amazon shopping app and is “completely free.” miniTV is currently available only in India, Amazon said. miniTV features web-series, comedy s...
Tags: Amazon, Apps, Asia, Cook, Entertainment, Youtube, India, Disney, Tech, Walmart, Netflix, New Delhi, Flipkart, Airtel, Reed Hastings, App Annie


Amazon launches miniTV, a free video streaming service, in India

Amazon, which already charges some of the world’s lowest charges for Prime Video in India, is going a step further to win more users in the world’s second largest internet market. The e-commerce giant on Saturday launched miniTV, an ad-supported video streaming service that is available within the Amazon shopping app and is completely free. miniTV is currently available only in India, Amazon said. miniTV features web-series, comedy shows, and content around tech news, food, beauty, fashion “to b...
Tags: Amazon, Apps, Asia, Cook, Entertainment, India, Tech, Walmart, Netflix, Ubs, Airtel, App Annie, Amazon Music, Nisha, Prime Video, Kabita


The 53 best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

Comedies, dramas, action flicks, rom-coms, and more are yours for the taking. Choose a winner with our list of the best movies on Amazon Prime Video.
Tags: Amazon, Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Amazon Prime Video, Movies & TV, best movies on Amazon Prime


The 85 best movies on Hulu right now

From award-winning dramas to the latest hits, Hulu has an awesome collection of movies. We've put together the best films currently available on the streamer.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Streaming, Hulu, Movies & TV


Kardashians Reveal Sacramento Woman Is Behind Popular Nori’s Black Book Social Media Account

NEW YORK (AP/CBS13) – Kardashian fans were tickled by a big reveal: A California government worker is behind a mystery social media handle that’s been cranking out droll posts from North West’s point of view since Kim’s eldest was born seven years ago. She’s Natalie Franklin, 34, of Sacramento, and she was thrilled to appear on Thursday night’s episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” after Kim and sister Khloe tracked her down. View this post on Ins...
Tags: Twitter, New York, Kim Kardashian, Entertainment, California, Local, Sacramento, Kanye West, Kardashians, Scott Disick, North West, Associated Press, North, Kardashian, Kim, Facetime


ESPN is offering a bundle deal with UFC 262 and an annual ESPN+ subscription - here's how to save 30% in time for Saturday's PPV fight

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Charles Oliveira holds the UFC record for most wins by submission, with 14. Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC 262 will feature Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler in a fight for the lightweight title. The main card PPV starts at 10 p.m. ET on May 15; it costs $70 on top of an ESPN+ subscription. New ESPN+ members can bundle UFC 262 with one year of ESPN+ for $90 - 30% off th...
Tags: Reviews, Deals, Entertainment, Sports, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Ufc, Espn, Oliveira, Michael Chandler, Tech Insider, Alan Dawson, Kevin Webb, ESPN Plus, Insider Picks


Prime Members can get their first month of Paramount Plus for $1 if they sign up by May 16

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Paramount Amazon Prime subscribers can get one month of Paramount Plus for just $1. The deal applies to the ad-free Paramount Plus plan which usually costs $10 a month. To take advantage of the discounted month, you need to sign up before May 16. Monthly Ad-Free Plan (Prime Video add-on) (small) Paramount Plus offers two types of plans: ad-supported and commercial-free. The ad-supported plan usually co...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, TV, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Streaming, Cbs, Paramount, Cbs All Access, Prime Video, Tech Insider, Paramount Amazon, Paramount Plus


The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Monster' to 'Oxygen'

"Monster" Netflix Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of which movies have been most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists that week. Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes. "The Mitchells vs. the Machines" repeated at the top spot this week. New Netflix originals "Monster" and "Oxygen" also made the list. See more stories on Insider's business page. 9. "Oxygen" (2021, Netflix origina...
Tags: Europe, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Bbc, Features, Netflix, Streaming, Miami, Vulture, Madagascar, Rotten Tomatoes, Alex


How to watch 'Those Who Wish Me Dead' starring Angelina Jolie on HBO Max while it's still playing in theaters

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Warner Bros. "Those Who Wish Me Dead" is a new thriller starring Angelina Jolie and Nicholas Hoult. The movie premiered in theaters and on HBO Max on May 14. You can stream the film with an HBO Max subscription ($15/month) through June 14. Max (small) "Those Who Wish Me Dead" is the latest Warner Bros. film to premiere in theaters and on HBO Max on the same day. The movie debuted on May 14, but it will...
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Theaters, Streaming, Angelina Jolie, Lg, Warner Bros, Hulu, Dolby Vision, Max, Aidan Gillen, Nicholas Hoult, Tech Insider


Parkland Shooting Survivors David Hogg, Sam Fuentes Reflect After Filming New Doc: ‘We Live In A Society Where We Really Don’t Value Human Life’

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Tags: Entertainment, United States, Cbs, Hogg, Kim Snyder, Fuentes, CBS Local, DJ Sixsmith, Parkland Florida, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, David Hogg, Sam Fuentes, Around the Nation, David Hogg Sam Fuentes


The gaming industry needs more than just coders

Josh Vesely Contributor Share on Twitter Josh Vesely is the senior vice president of Randstad’s Enterprise Solutions Group. While the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on countless businesses across the globe, the $118 billion gaming industry not only survived, it thrived, with 55% of American consumers turning to gaming for entertainment, stress relief, relaxation and a connection to the outside world amid lockdo...
Tags: TC, Column, Entertainment, Opinion, Tech, Diversity, Engineer, Digital Media, Animation, Video Game, Writer, Artist, Gamer, Jo, Diversity and Inclusion, Video Gaming


Amazon's 'Invincible' showrunner on the superhero TV landscape and his ideas for potential spinoffs

Omni-Man and Invincible in "Invincible." Amazon Prime Video Amazon recently renewed its animated superhero series "Invincible" for seasons two and three. Showrunner Simon Racioppa talked with Insider about the series and the superhero TV landscape. He also addressed a live-action "Invincible" movie being developed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon has another superhero success on its hands.The company renewed its new animated, adult co...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Seth Rogen, Jupiter, Amazon Prime Video, Allen, Zack Snyder, J K Simmons, Robert Kirkman, Evan Goldberg


'Cruella' stars Emma Stone as the infamous Disney villain - here's how to watch on Disney Plus the same day it debuts in theaters

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Emma Stone in "Cruella." Disney "Cruella" offers a look at the early years of the infamous Disney villain from "101 Dalmatians." The live-action film stars Emma Stone as the title character. Disney Plus subscribers can buy "Cruella" on May 28 for an extra $30 Premier Access fee. Monthly Subscription Service (small) Disney's latest live-action film, "Cruella," will offer a fresh take on one of the st...
Tags: Reviews, TV, London, Movies, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Oscar, Streaming, Emma Stone, Espn, HD, Sd, Hulu, Cruella de Vil


The 37 best movies on HBO right now

If you're looking for terrific films, then you've come to the right place. HBO has several of the best movies, and you can stream them online right now.
Tags: Hbo, Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Movies & TV, Best Of Everything


Legionfarm, pairing pro gamers with amateurs, raises $6 million Series A

Legionfarm, the gaming platform that lets gamers play with pro players in their favorite games, has today announced the close of a $6 million Series A round. Investors in the round include SVB, Y Combinator, Scrum VC, Kevin Lin, Altair Capital, Ankur Nagpal and more. Legionfarm launched out of Y Combinator at the beginning of last year with a mission to give pro players a way to generate income and amateur players the chance to get better by playing with a pro coach. It started out with an a la ...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Y Combinator, Entertainment, Tech, Yc, Battle Royale, Recent Funding, Ankur Nagpal, Legionfarm, Alex Belyankin, SVB Y Combinator Scrum VC Kevin Lin Altair Capital


Paramount Plus is now available for $6 a month, and you can get a 7-day free trial when you sign up

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Paramount Plus CBS All Access became Paramount Plus on March 4. The rebranded streaming service features original shows and movies from popular franchises. Paramount Plus starts at $6/month, and new members can get a seven-day free trial. Product Card (small) Plus Annual Plan (ad-supported) (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky On March 4, ViacomCBS rebranded its CBS All Access streaming service...
Tags: Reviews, TV, Entertainment, Australia, Comedy Central, Halo, US, Trends, Star Trek, Mtv, New Zealand, Streaming, Cbs, Europa League, Indiana Jones, Bet


The top 9 streaming TV shows of the week, as 'Star Wars' overtakes Marvel

"Stranger Things." Netflix Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Parrot's list is ranked by how much more in demand the top series are than the average TV show in the US. Audience demand reflects the desire and engagement, or overall popularity, of a series. Netflix's "Stranger Things" maintained its lead in audience demand this week thanks to the recent release of a new teaser for sea...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, Disney, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Streaming, Hulu, Rotten Tomatoes, Marvel Studios, Elisabeth Moss, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Falcon


Disney Plus Premier Access will let subscribers buy upcoming movies like 'Cruella' and 'Black Widow' while they're still playing in theaters

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Emma Stone in "Cruella." Laurie Sparham/Disney With Premier Access, Disney Plus members can pay $30 to unlock select movies three months early. "Cruella" is the next Premier Access title, and "Black Widow" will be added later this summer. A Disney Plus subscription costs $8 a month or $80 a year. Product Card (small) With the release of "Mulan" in September 2020, Disney Plus introduced a new purchase op...
Tags: Reviews, TV, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, US, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Emma Stone, Black Widow, Espn, Mulan, Hulu, Steven Cohen, Cruella


From a yacht so big it has its own support boat to floating helipads and basketball courts, here are the luxury boats owned by some of the wealthiest people in tech

Katherine Taylor/Reuters Many billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson enjoy spending their time on massive luxurious yachts. The boats are decked out with amenities that many Americans can only dream of. Here are some of the billionaires in tech who own private yachts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Billionaires are often known for their luxurious lifestyles and high profile gadgets.Some billionaires, like Elon Musk and Bill Gates, buy private planes to take con...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Toys, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Entertainment, Steve Jobs, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Cnn, Features


How to watch live TV on Hulu - plans start at $65 a month and include over 75 channels

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Hulu/Facebook Hulu Basic + Live TV offers over 75 live channels, plus Hulu's entire streaming catalog, for $65 a month. Subscribers can upgrade to Hulu Premium + Live TV for $6 more a month. Bundles with Disney Plus and ESPN+ are also available for monthly plans starting at $73. + Live TV (small) Unlike other on-demand streaming services, Hulu gives subscribers an option to watch their favorite ori...
Tags: Reviews, Nbc, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Paypal, Showtime, Starz, Streaming, Espn, Hulu, Streaming Service, Live TV, Cinemax, ABC CBS FOX


The writer of Netflix's 'Yasuke' talks potential spinoffs and how his military service informed the series

"Yasuke." Netflix Netflix announced in March it would release 40 anime shows this year. "Yasuke," an anime about a Black samurai, was one of Netflix's most popular shows last week. Head writer Nick Jones Jr. talked about the anime boom and the lack of Black representation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Editor's note: This story contains descriptions of suicide and minor spoilers for Netflix's "Yasuke."Anime is booming at Netflix.The streaming giant announced ...
Tags: Japan, TV, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Suicide, Disney, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Streaming, Anime, Saki, Piccolo, Nobunaga


How to watch the first half of 'The Handmaid's Tale' season 4 on Hulu

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. "The Handmaid's Tale" season four. Hulu "The Handmaid's Tale" is a TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's classic novel. The fourth season premiered on April 28 exclusively through Hulu. A Hulu subscription costs $6 a month with ads, or $12 a month for ad-free streaming. Streaming Service (small) Bundle Monthly Subscription (small) The critically acclaimed Hulu original series, "The Handmaid...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, TV, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Espn, Margaret Atwood, Hulu, Elisabeth Moss, Hulu Hulu, Republic of Gilead, Tech Insider, How To Stream


'Loki,' Marvel's new time-hopping original series starring Tom Hiddleston, is coming to Disney Plus on June 9

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney Plus "Loki" will debut on Disney Plus on June 9, with new episodes airing every Wednesday. The show stars Tom Hiddleston and continues phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A Disney Plus subscription costs $8 a month or $80 a year. Monthly Subscription Service (small) "Loki" will continue to expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe when it debuts on Disney Plus on June 9. The new series starr...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, America, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Espn, Thor, Owen Wilson, Pixar, Hulu, National Geographic, Hdr