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For SoftBank's Son, coronavirus turns vision to illusion

SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> founder Masayoshi Son's dream of a global tech empire is unravelling, with the coronavirus crisis compounding losses at his $100 billion Vision Fund and distress at his big bets portending more pain.

empire - Reuters
8:45pm PDT - April 22nd, 2020

Rupert Murdoch and his son Lachlan are giving up their Fox salaries in a bid to prevent layoffs

Reuters

  • Fox Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch and CEO Lachlan Murdoch are giving up their salaries in a bid to prevent layoffs, Lachlan announced in a memo to employees Wednesday.
  • About 700 other Fox employees will also take pay cuts between 15% …

    empire - Reuters
    12:58pm PDT - April 22nd, 2020

'Animal Crossing' fans recreate iconic album covers with K.K. Slider

As much of the world continues self-quarantine and social distancing measures, Animal Crossing has taken over online culture. From hot discourse about Tom Nook's capitalist empire to escapist fantasies about being able to pay off a mortgage, Animal Crossing i…

empire - Mashable
12:52pm PDT - April 21st, 2020

NBC launched a new segment of Lester Holt's evening broadcast to help kids make sense of present circumstances

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if you already have access to Business Insider Intelligence through your company, click here. Stay up-to-date with our latest co…

empire - Business Insider
7:57am PDT - April 17th, 2020

Tycoon Sy Urges Restart of Philippines as 1 Million Jobs Cut

The Philippines should gradually reopen the economy and allow businesses to operate at 50% capacity to save jobs, according to Teresita Sy-Coson who helps run an empire ranging from banking to retail under SM Investments Corp.

empire - Bloomberg
12:57am PDT - April 12th, 2020

Google bolsters New York's overburdened unemployment website

It hasn't been easy for newly unemployed New Yorkers to apply for benefits in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, so Google tried to make the website better. The New York state government announced a partnership with a handful of tech companies in a press …

empire - Mashable
6:56am PDT - April 10th, 2020

An $11 million yacht formerly owned by Rupert Murdoch is being sold by Italy's most controversial Prime Minister — see inside 'Morning Glory'

Burgess Yachts A 158-foot sailing superyacht owned by Silvio Berlusconi — the highly controversial former Prime Minister of Italy — is for sale for $11 million. The yacht is called Morning Glory, and was originally commissioned and owned by Rupert Murdoch, th…

empire - Business Insider
1:27pm PDT - April 9th, 2020

Trump Spent Years Disparaging the Administrative State. Then Coronavirus Hit.

In the early days of Donald Trump’s presidency, the White House was openly fixated on shrinking the footprint of the government Trump was leading. It was one part pander to his rally crowds that he would “drain the swamp” and another part distrust in a man wh…

empire - Time
8:24pm PDT - April 8th, 2020

Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornershop, iFood brace for delivery boom

As the world locks down borders and capital flows to brace for the impact of coronavirus, Brazilian startups continue to attract international attention.

empire - TechCrunch
3:45pm PDT - April 7th, 2020

Learn how to build a freelance empire with these online courses

TL;DR: Learn how to profit off your freelance career with the Become A Solopreneur Expert Bundle for $39, a 97% savings as of April 6. Pivoting from traditional employment to freelancing is not as easy as people make it out to be. You'll definitely need a bit…

empire - Mashable
2:00am PDT - April 6th, 2020

Madam CJ Walker: 'An inspiration to us all'

How an African-American orphan and single mother founded a business empire - 114 years ago.

empire - BBC News
4:52pm PDT - April 4th, 2020

17 new science-fiction and fantasy books to check out in April

A new book based on the show Firefly is just the beginning of April. New books from John Scalzi, Rysa Walker, Michael Carey, Tim Lebbon, Mark Lawrence, and Emily Skrutskie all arrive for reading during the time of coronavirus shelter-in-place home life.

empire - Polygon
7:45am PDT - April 3rd, 2020

'The Big Short again': A hedge fund boss and Warren Buffett disciple posted a 40% gain during the market meltdown

A hedge fund chief and Warren Buffett acolyte posted a 40% gain during the brutal coronavirus sell-off after betting against the stock market for more than two years. Kevin Smith, head of Crescat Capital, revealed two key funds made gains of 40.5% and 34.5% b…

empire - Business Insider
4:22am PDT - April 3rd, 2020

NYC's paramedics are stretched so thin by the coronavirus that they are told to leave heart attack sufferers at home if they can't get a pulse at the scene

The New York Post obtained a memo sent out to New York City ambulance workers, advising them not bring cardiac arrest patients to the hospital if they can't get a pulse at the scene. Such patients were previously brought to the hospital, where doctors would t…

empire - Business Insider
2:55am PDT - April 2nd, 2020

A Brief History of the Census—and How Covid-19 Could Change It

Census-taking used to spur innovation. Now, the pace of technology, and the challenge of going go door to door, could force it to adopt existing systems instead.

empire - Wired
1:58pm PDT - April 1st, 2020

Snapchat preempts clones, syndicates Stories to other apps

If you can’t stop them, power them. That’s the strategy behind Snapchat App Stories, which launches today to let users show off their ephemeral content in other apps too. The first partners will let you post Stories to your dating profile in Hily, share them …

empire - TechCrunch
5:00am PDT - March 31st, 2020

Empire State Building lights up for first responders battling coronavirus outbreak in NYC

The Empire State Building lit up like an ambulance to show solidarity for first responders during the coronavirus outbreak.

empire - USA Today
4:30am PDT - March 31st, 2020

NY Gov. Cuomo: Playing politics like Trump during the coronavirus crisis is 'anti-American'

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for unity in his Monday press briefing after President Donald Trump went after him earlier in the morning in a phone interview on "Fox & Friends." Weighing in on Cuomo's boosted approval rating — 87%, according to a new Siena poll …

empire - Business Insider
11:57am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Cuomo announces NY primary will move to June 23rd as Trump considers ‘enforceable’ quarantine

New York will postpone its April 28th presidential primary until June 23rd due to the coronavirus outbreak that has hit the state hard. “I don’t think it’s wise to be bringing a lot of people to one location to vote,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

empire - The Verge
10:23am PDT - March 28th, 2020

Help us, Star Wars coronavirus memes. You're our only hope.

Our planet is under attack from a deadly enemy the size of midichlorians. Unfortunately, we haven't yet discovered any weaknesses in its tiny thermal exhaust ports that could let us blow this thing and, um, leave home. Our only hope, right now, is if our meme…

empire - Mashable
4:04pm PDT - March 27th, 2020

I was a VP at Alibaba during the SARS crisis in 2003. Here's what Jack Ma did to unite our team, accelerate revenue, and launch a new business amid the uncertainty of a pandemic.

Courtesy of Porter Erisman Porter Erisman was working in China as vice president of the Alibaba Group in 2003 when the SARS pandemic struck, and he and 400 colleagues were quarantined at home. But instead of being paralyzed by fear and panic, Alibaba thrived …

empire - Business Insider
5:10am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Albert Uderzo: Asterix co-creator and illustrator dies aged 92

The Italian co-created the comic book hero series and eventually took over the writing.

empire - BBC News
3:02am PDT - March 24th, 2020

How Parsis shaped India's taste for soft drinks

Over the past two centuries, fizzy drinks have become a $8bn (£6.9bn) industry in India.

empire - BBC News
5:01pm PDT - March 21st, 2020

Everyone needs the cloud now more than ever. So understand AWS, Azure and more for under $25.

Adapting to the cloud isn’t a matter of if, it’s when — so IT pros need to understand how to do their jobs in the new environment with instruction like The Complete 2020 Cloud Certification Training Bundle. Right now, it’s over 90 percent off, just $24, from …

empire - The Next Web
5:00am PDT - March 21st, 2020

Victor Olaiya: Nigeria's 'evil genius' trumpeter who influenced Fela Kuti

Nigerian Victor Olaiya, who died last month, was a musical pioneer and mentor to the Afrobeat legend.

empire - BBC News
5:29pm PDT - March 20th, 2020

I need a nap.

SC: StokeJoke (@Roman_Empire_)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Kochland: How David Koch Helped Build an Empire to Shape U.S. Politics & Thwart Climate Action https://t.co/zHdgKifk5F #news

Ladi Sonuga (@SilentPartner1)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KEEMSTAR: Unpopular opinion - I stopped playing Fortnite when I shot a player in a open field & they built the Empire State Building in…

мι¢нαєℓ (@Michael_Jahans)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Have you lived in your home for years and always wanted to change a few things here and there? Has a growing family shown you... https://t.co/TDhWTjnLG0

PressRelease.cc (@PressRelease_cc)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KEEMSTAR: Unpopular opinion - I stopped playing Fortnite when I shot a player in a open field & they built the Empire State Building in…

Juan M. Acevedo (@AKillMeFirst)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019
RT @TheHiddenWorId: Gold triple-finger ring, Roman Empire 3rd–4th century CE https://t.co/GpIHGev5Oi

RT @TheHiddenWorId: Gold triple-finger ring, Roman Empire 3rd–4th century CE https://t.co/GpIHGev5Oi

serket (@morsmordrrr)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Look up! The International Space Station is passing over the Inland Empire August 27, 2019 at 09:58AM, for 471 seconds.

Is the ISS over the Inland Empire? (@isitovertheIE)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KEEMSTAR: Unpopular opinion - I stopped playing Fortnite when I shot a player in a open field & they built the Empire State Building in…

Ian (@the_vanisher21)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @benshapiro: So, um, guys, we’re in the last days of the Roman Empire https://t.co/KWj8mIMULp

20LUX (@20LUX1)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

Jorge Ortiz (@JorgeO)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KEEMSTAR: Unpopular opinion - I stopped playing Fortnite when I shot a player in a open field & they built the Empire State Building in…

jennifer ⊬☺️+ 54 (@levitateemv)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KEEMSTAR: Unpopular opinion - I stopped playing Fortnite when I shot a player in a open field & they built the Empire State Building in…

Hiei (@CLiNuCaL)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Este tema en concreto me pone los pelos de punta. Todo el arco argumental de Knights of the Fallen Empire / Knights of the Eternal Throne es sencillamente SUBLIME. https://t.co/hCcSsCk4Wj

Darth Malerius (@DarthMalerius)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @benshapiro: So, um, guys, we’re in the last days of the Roman Empire https://t.co/KWj8mIMULp

Senior Guapo (@mitch_vallier)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @KEEMSTAR: Unpopular opinion - I stopped playing Fortnite when I shot a player in a open field & they built the Empire State Building in…

Memento Mortis (@MementoMortis_)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @benshapiro: So, um, guys, we’re in the last days of the Roman Empire https://t.co/KWj8mIMULp

Renaud Gagne (@GagneRenaud)
9:35am PDT - August 27th, 2019

RT @RetiredNYCPD: Director of Security Wanted MGM-Yonkers, NY Empire City Casino https://t.co/fOw3oIQIfC

Wendy (@wendyp4545)
3:58pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @cobracat03: @raftersranch17 @vallachian @rkylesmith And they give him more free pr than every single dollar his empire is worth could b…

Vallachian (@vallachian)
3:58pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Crimsontide_art: My productivity is going to be horrible this week waiting for Saturday. “Empire Strikes Back” series drops this week..…

Kenneth Tubbs (@BamaT49)
3:58pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JeffreeStar: I woke up to an email from one of the biggest makeup companies on the planet, offering me alot of $ to help make their bra…

MAHNOOR (@manurx__)
3:58pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

That Girl Who Types (@tyistyping)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @CardboardHerald: Hey all! If you've already watched today's episode, @jlobkowicz of @GreyFoxGames posted a reply in the comments with t…

jigsawhc (@jigsawhc)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @DavidLarter: We can all judge Tarkin for the destruction of Alderaan, and yes it was morally reprehensible, but an argument could be ma…

Martin Fike (@OhmsRazor)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

Ann Toliver (@AnnToliver)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

Andrew (@Drewwbby_)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

Alison Thomas (@alisonrose0)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

(@nique_sodivine)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

Becca R (@acceber910)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JimMillward: I’ve been saying this for a while. HK, XJ, Taiwan, and Tibet are all imperial / colonial legacy issues of Qing empire tra…

Jeremy Maxie (@jeremy_maxie)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @justiceisover: I arrive at The Adrestian Empire Hair: Styled Eyebrows: Trimmed Ferdinand: Von Aegir I am forcibly removed from the Empi…

Chris (@Cheeseknee)
3:57pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @keithedwards: Here’s a video from 10 years ago of @lizzo playing the flute to ‘Empire State of Mind.’ It randomly came up in my YouTube…

hannahh:) (@itss_hannuhh)
3:56pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @NatGeo: This ancient queen of Palmyra conquered Egypt, captured Roman provinces, and nearly transformed her realm into an empire equal…

Miguel Aguilar C (@MiguelAguilarC2)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LincolnsBible: Every construction partner & Union Fred Trump used to build his real estate empire, per public records, was owned/contro…

(@MarkPlackett1)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @Lowcountry1Girl: Donald J Trump ~ Then & Now ~Who knew in 1980, DJT would build an empire? ~Who knew in 2016 he would run for Presiden…

Furryone (@Magician1958)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @NatGeo: This ancient queen of Palmyra conquered Egypt, captured Roman provinces, and nearly transformed her realm into an empire equal…

Michael Blashill (@GeminiBull)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @JackKennedy: The empire are maybe like, the most iconic and definable bad guys in cinematic history

Thomas Ryan Quinlan (@BoyTRQ)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @aIhamduliIlah: why is disney obsessed with live action movies of ANIMALS when atlantis: the lost empire and treasure planet are THEEEER…

Savi ⎊ (@RetroSavi)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @ApostateRidvan: It was not only the Ottoman Empire that practiced sex slavery, every Islamically ruled empire and realm practiced sex-s…

Ola hu Uber (@olahuuber69)
2:26pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @NatGeo: This ancient queen of Palmyra conquered Egypt, captured Roman provinces, and nearly transformed her realm into an empire equal…

Marc Paquet (@marc_paquet)
2:25pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Check out New York & co Shirt V-Neck Sleeveless Empire Waist Black Green Blue Women XS #Shirt https://t.co/jBQccQ7SrE via @eBay

Mikes this and that (@Michael20051356)
2:25pm PDT - August 25th, 2019