Maroon 5 will be the halftime performers at the 2019 Super Bowl, two sources confirm to Variety. Reps for the group and the NFL could not immediately be reached for comment.
— Read on variety.com/2018/music/news/maroon-5-to-perform-at-super-bowl-halftime-1202947983/
Android phones will soon send Google Maps-like location data to emergency call centers.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/google-t-mobile-tackle-911-call-problem-1537358400
(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
Government policy shifted, but the white establishment did not: The black papers “thought of themselves as a voice of the community.”
— Read on qz.com/1394245/city-of-segregation-housing-discrimination-in-los-angeles/
Customer mistrust is so bad that even huge beauty companies want more regulatory oversight.
— Read on www.vox.com/the-goods/2018/9/18/17866150/natural-clean-beauty-products-feinstein-cosmetics-bill-fda
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
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
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
The European Union Versus the Internet – Stratechery by Ben Thompson
— Read on stratechery.com/2018/the-european-union-versus-the-internet/
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
Disney is enlisting Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as the company prepares to launch its upcoming streaming service.
— Read on variety.com/2018/film/news/loki-scarlet-witch-tv-series-marvel-disney-streaming-service-1202947551/
Jonathan Kaiman, former LA Times Beijing Bureau chief resigned on Tuesday, three months after he was suspended amid a sexual misconduct accusation.
— Read on www.thewrap.com/la-times-fires-beijing-bureau-chief-over-sexual-misconduct-accusations/
Th tech giant is expected to surpass Verizon’s Oath and Microsoft, according to new eMarketer estimates, according to research firm eMarketer.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-forecast-to-be-no-3-digital-advertising-player-in-2018-1537351201
This chart shows U.S. cities where millennials carried the most/least debt in June 2018.
— Read on www.statista.com/chart/15501/us-cities-where-millennials-carried-the-most-least-debt/
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 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 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
“Anything you do today with a bank account, you should look to Cash App to begin to emulate more and more of that,” says Square CFO Sarah Friar.
— Read on www.recode.net/2018/9/18/17874624/sarah-friar-square-bank-code-commerce
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
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
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish has opened up about a range of topics including M&A and partnering with UK broadcasters on a Hulu-style VOD service.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/09/viacom-bob-bakish-interview-1202467555/
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne will pay $190 million to buy Time magazine from Meredith.
— Read on fortune.com/2018/09/18/expect-a-zany-vision-for-time-under-new-ownership/
And even 37% of people who don’t shop on Amazon would be willing to try banking services from them.
— Read on www.fastcompany.com/90238405/65-of-amazon-prime-members-would-bank-with-the-company