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Labor officials found that Apple execs infringed on workers’

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found merit to complaints that high-level executives at Apple violated national labor law. This finding comes after the NLRB also found that Apple illegally interfered with labor organizing at retail stores in New York City and Atlanta. These charges were filed by Ashley Gjøvik, a former senior engineer program […]

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Business

Studio Execs Wanted to Dub Over the Beatles’ Accents in ‘A Hard

By the time The Beatles made their first movie, they had already conquered the music charts. A Hard Day’s Night is a mockumentary about John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison’s fame as The Beatles. The 1964 film followed The Beatles’ appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, so everyone internationally knew what they […]

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Technology

Apple’s Top Execs Sold Stock in a Volatile 2022, but CEO Tim Cook

Text size Apple CEO Tim Cook hasn’t sold any stock since 2021, but other top executives at the iPhone maker sold shares in a volatile 2022. Nic Coury/Bloomberg Amid last year’s market tumult, several Apple executives sold more stock by dollar volume than in 2021, but CEO Tim Cook held on to what he had. […]

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Entertainment

Netflix Execs Say Advertising Tier Is Off To “Solid” Start;

Netflix’s landmark entry into ad-supported streaming, which began last November, is off to a “solid” start and will soon bring in at least $3 billion in annual revenue, executives said. “The hardest step is that first step as you’re crawling,” Co-CEO Greg Peters said during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings interview. Netflix’s decision to offer a […]

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US

Execs at CES Look Ahead to Metaverse, Web3 in 2023

The newest tech innovations and advancements are often first showcased at the annual CES convention in Las Vegas. It was Variety Intelligence Platform’s first time at CES, so we thought it would be insightful to ask some execs what tech trend they were most excited about this year.  “I can’t be here at CES in […]

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Pets

Dwayne Johnson Reportedly Annoyed WB Execs Over Poor DC

Warner Bros. executives reportedly weren’t happy with Dwayne Johnson’s promotion of DC League of Super-Pets after he pushed for a producing credit. Warner Bros. executives reportedly weren’t thrilled with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s promotion of DC League of Super-Pets. Per Variety, an anonymous insider claims that the relationship between Johnson and WB turned sour after […]

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Business

SpaceX, Tesla, and Boring Company execs are helping Elon Musk at

Elon Musk led a $44 billion acquisition of Twitter and appointed himself CEO there in late October. Ever since, he has enlisted high-ranking executives and engineers from his other businesses, including SpaceX, Tesla and The Boring Company, to help out at the social media company, according to internal records obtained by CNBC and conversations with […]

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World

Biden administration looks to oil and gas execs to help bolster

Dec 5 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is convening a virtual meeting on Thursday with oil and gas executives to discuss how the United States can support Ukrainian energy infrastructure, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The meeting comes as Russia seeks to cut off Ukraine’s energy supplies and infrastructure as winter approaches with […]

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Web3 Games Company Midnight Led by Ex-Soundcloud and Disney Execs Emerges From Stealth with $7.5M Seed Funding – NFTgators

Quick take: The company’s executive team includes Chris Heatherly, the former vice president of games for NBCUniversal and former general manager of Disney Mobile Games. Midnight’s games will come with a Web3-based “forging” system. The company is exploring new ways to add NFTs into classic experiences. Web3 games company, Midnight, emerged from stealth today with […]

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 Execs launches Fenix for games publishing for Web3.0

Fenix Games, has raised $150m from Phoenix Group for games publishing for Web3.0, as informed by the company in an official release. As per the release, the Dubai-based games company will use the funds to build a global team and form publishing partnerships with both traditional “Web2.0” developers in the transition to blockchain.   “We believe […]