In Newport Beach, Per-Capita Income Is Close to the Price of a Porsche

(Bloomberg) — Welcome to Newport Beach, California, where the dollars earned for every man, woman and child totals about the price of a Porsche.

The coastal city in Orange County has a per-capita income of $97,597, comparable to the price tag on a new Porsche 911 Carrera.
— Read on www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/2018/09/19/newport-beach-per-capita-income-close-to-price-of-a-porsche

The bodyguard should be a woman: what TV dramas get wrong | Television & radio | The Guardian

Are court cases decided by last-minute evidence? And are some therapists a tiny bit bonkers? We look at the assumptions behind some of our favourite TV dramas
— Read on www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/sep/18/the-bodyguard-should-be-a-woman-what-tv-dramas-get-wrong

‘Made in China 2025’: is Beijing’s plan for hi-tech dominance as big a threat as the West thinks it is? | South China Morning Post

The ‘Made in China 2025’ plan aims to break China’s reliance on foreign technology and pull its hi-tech industries up to Western levels. But it has become a lightning rod for Washington’s ire in its trade war with Beijing. This article – the first in a series on the plan – explains how it became the centre of so much attention
— Read on www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/2163601/made-china-2025-beijings-plan-hi-tech-dominance-big-threat

Bob Bakish on How Disney-Fox Helps Viacom and His Phone Call With CBS Corp.’s Acting CEO | Hollywood Reporter

Viacom CEO Bob Bakish in London talked about the company’s turnaround, the battle for Sky, his call with CBS Corp.’s acting CEO and how the company can benefit from Disney’s acquisition of large parts of Fox.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bob-bakish-how-disney-fox-benefits-viacom-his-phone-call-acting-cbs-corp-ceo-sky-1139472

‘America’s Got Talent’ Scores 3-Month High in Tuesday TV Ratings | Hollywood Reporter

The final performances on ‘America’s Got Talent’ hit a season high in total viewers on Tuesday, Sept. 18, along with scoring the show’s best 18-49 rating since June.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/americas-got-talent-scores-3-month-high-tuesday-tv-ratings-1145321

Former LA Times Beijing Bureau Chief Resigns After Misconduct Probe | Deadline

The former LA Times Beijing bureau chief Jonathan Kaiman has resigned after the news organization completed its investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/09/former-la-times-beijing-bureau-chief-resigns-following-sexual-misconduct-investigation-1202467437/

Fantasy is Reality: A Look at the Growing Engagement in Fantasy Sports

Fantasy sports participation has steadily increased over the past few years, coinciding with the rise of daily fantasy sports games and a growing number of websites and apps to help players stay current with player stats so they can stay ahead of the competition.
— Read on www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/news/2018/fantasy-is-reality-a-look-at-growing-engagement-in-fantasy-sports.html

Millennials on Millennials: In the Know…On the Go!

Millennials are the most-coveted consumer demographic from a marketer-engagement perspective, yet they’re often the most stereotyped as well. This generation group in the U.S. has spending power and influence, and marketers are eager to reach them.
— Read on www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/news/2018/millennials-on-millennials-in-the-know-on-the-go.html

Pay Gap? For Women at Startups, the Equity Gap is Worse – WSJ

Female employees at startups typically get less than half the amount of equity of their male peers, according to a new study, highlighting one factor that has limited women’s involvement in the Silicon Valley wealth-generating machine.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/women-trail-men-in-size-of-equity-stakes-in-startups-1537282800

Apple Watch 4 review: the best smartwatch gets better – The Verge

The Apple Watch Series 4 has been fully redesigned with new screens, new sizes, new speakers, and, of course, new stuff inside. There’s a new faster processor, Bluetooth 5, and a more accurate set of sensors. Dieter Bohn spent the past week testing the Series 4 and, yes, it is expensive, but everything is just better: better screen, better health features, and better speed.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2018/9/19/17875882/new-apple-watch-series-4-review-ekg-bands-screen-price