Ted Cruz said Republicans don’t criticize Trump because if they do, ‘he turns around and punches them in the face’ for it.

Ted Cruz said Republicans don’t criticize Donald Trump because he “punches them in the face” for it. Cruz said many Republicans asked themselves how to “deal with Trump” and his incendiary political style. Cruz also praised policy achievements under Trump, who was once a staunch opponent that insulted his wife. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas … Read more

‘Becoming an Astronaut’ Wins Marketing Pitch at Zurich Film Festival

“Becoming an Astronaut,” an ambitious documentary that will focus on four new astronauts who will be announced by the European Space Agency (ESA) this November, has won the Focal Audience & Market Strategies pitching event at the Zurich Film Festival. Organized by Focal, the Lausanne-based foundation for film and audiovisual media training, Audience & Market … Read more

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen forms nonprofit

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is launching a nonprofit organization that will seek solutions to harms created by social media, she said on Thursday. The former product manager at Facebook, since renamed Meta Platforms META.O, made headlines last year after coming out as the source of thousands of leaked internal documents, which she said detailed the social media company’s failures to protect teen girls on Instagram and clamp … Read more

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These States Are Paying a Fourth Stimulus Check

SmartAsset: What States Are Paying a Fourth Stimulus Check? There likely won’t be another stimulus check from the federal government coming anytime soon. But a number of states have approved a fourth stimulus check for their residents — welcome news amid rampant inflation. And more states could do the same in months to come. Let’s … Read more

Netflix Tudum 2022: the biggest news and trailers

For a second year in a row, Netflix held a livestreamed event called Tudum to show off some of its biggest upcoming movies, TV shows, and now games. (Though the names are the same, this Tudum has nothing to do with the struggling fansite also managed by Netflix.) There were a few notable absences from … Read more

7 retail AI startups aim to give stores a happy holiday season

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Nothing is hotter than retail AI startups that can help stores win big this holiday shopping season.  According to eMarketer, retailers are turning to artificial intelligence to tackle everything from supply chain challenges and … Read more

‘Oxenfree’ is now free to download for Netflix subscribers

More than six years after its PC debut and five years after arriving on iOS and Android, Netflix is making Oxenfree freely available to those with a subscription to its streaming service. Starting today, you can download the new “Netflix Edition” of the game from the iOS and Android app stores. New to this version … Read more