Business, Lifestyle, Tech

Myspace Tom Beat Facebook In The Long Run

Well… Wouldn’t you rather be a rich nobody than whatever the fuck Mark Zuckerberg is? My MySpace profile was abandoned when, at the ripe age of 18, I decided it was just a little too juvenile — the glittering GIFs affixed to every page, the garish customized designs, the pressure on maintaining your top 8. […]

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Business, Fashion, Footwear, Sportswear, Uncategorized

Puma & JD Sports Come Across As ‘Desperate and Disconnected’ With ‘House Of Hustle’

With knife crime in London currently at a critical point, Puma has come under fire for a party it held last week that critics say “glamorised” council estate drug dealing. Puma partnered with JD Sports and marketing agency Urban Nerds, to host a party named ‘House Of Hustle’ in an abandoned Soho townhouse last Thursday (April 5), the […]

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Business

The Influencer Bubble Pops For “Mega” Influencers

According to a new report from Launchmetrics, “mega” influencers — described as having a following between 501,000 and 1.5 million — are becoming increasingly less valuable to brands. The study finds that most advertisers and brands prefer influencers with smaller followings as micro-influencers (10,000 to 100,000 followers) are seen as the most effective partner by 46 percent of […]

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Business

How To Get An Internship With The Worlds Best Brands

“Choose a job you love,” assert thousands of self-help books, fridge magnets, and school guidance counsellors, “and you will never have to work a day in your life.” If only it were that easy. For many who love the worlds of fashion and footwear, a life spent working at the brands that define those industries would […]

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Business, sports

2018 NBA All-Star Players, Who Earn the Most From Endorsements?

Ahead of this weekend’s highly anticipated 2018 NBA All-Star game, Forbes has compiled a list of the players involved ordered in the amount of money each one earns annually in endorsements. While some of the highest ranked players’ earnings come as no surprise—after all, LeBron James did sign a seven-year, $90 million contract with Nike while he […]

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Business, Tech

Amazon GO Store Opens to the Public Today In Seattle

Amazon’s attempt to remake shopping as we know it will take a major step forward Monday, when members of the public will get their first chance to shop in the AmazonGo convenience store. The store, which has been open to Amazon employees since 2016, uses advanced technology to let shoppers walk in, take what they want […]

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Business, Design, Investment, Startup

How WeWork Became The Starbucks Of Office Life

WeWork has spent 2017 riding a rocket. The co-working company leases buildings, renovates them to be luxe Silicon Valley-style offices, and then rents out those offices one desk or a conference room at a time. Just within 2017, WeWork raised $4.4 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund. As of October, it had 172 locations in 18 countries, used by more than 150,000 members. WeWork itself employs over […]

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Business, Music, Uncategorized

The Tidal Could Dry Up In Six Months

Jay-Z, one of the world’s highest-paid musicians, but despite this his Tidal streaming service is reportedly suffering from financial difficulties. According to Norwegian business paper Dagens Næringsliv, Tidal is facing both cash flow and user growth issues, leading to the service having enough funds to last just six months. The news comes less than a year since Tidal received investment from […]

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Business, Tech, Uncategorized

Bitcoins First Billionaires, The Winklevoss Twins

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss first rose to prominence when they famously won a $65m settlement from a lawsuit against Facebook in 2011. Now, having invested some of that cash into purchasing what they claimed was around $11m worth of Bitcoin in 2013, both are the payment system’s first ever billionaires. To get a better understanding […]

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Business, Music

JAY Z Shows He’s Still On Top And Ever Learning About Life

At the culmination of a seriously impressive 2017, JAY-Z sat down with New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet for an in-depth conversation on everyone from O.J. Simpson to Kanye West, and everything from therapy to his Grammy-nominated album 4:44. Read what we learned from his T Magazine interview below, and check out the full video at the bottom of […]

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Business, sports, Uncategorized

The Oklahoma City Thunder, The Highest-Paid Team in Sports

As revealed by Sporting Intelligence’s newly-published annual “Global Sports Salaries Survey,” the title of sport’s “highest-paid” team now belongs to the NBA‘s Oklahoma City Thunder. Crunching the ”first-team pay” numbers for 348 teams across seven separate sports in 18 different leagues, Sporting Intelligence’s comprehensive yearly breakdown takes a thorough global approach to revealing the sports teams with the greatest […]

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Business, Lifestyle

Jay Z It’s “Complicated” With Kanye West

Kanye West’s relationship with Jay Z has been strained this year after West made several remarks about Jay Z during his concerts at the beginning of the year. T These days, their relationship is still “complicated,” Jay Z told Dean Baquet for The New York Times’ T magazine, but he and Yeezy are still in contact. “I [talked to] Kanye […]

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