Month: October 2018

Facebook’s product for businesses, Workplace, is taking a step to distance itself from the social network after a string of scandals (FB)

Facebook’s Slack competitor, Workplace by Facebook, will soon be making a change that underscores how separate it is from Facebook. Workplace will be changing its web URL from “work.facebook.com” to simply “workplace.com”. Facebook said the change was in the works for a while, but an executive also said the move was also about convincing IT […]

Coca-Cola is in talks to invest in Dirty Lemon, a direct-to-consumer company known for its trendy drinks, and the CEO says they’ve dropped their CBD-infused beverage

Coca-Cola is in talks to invest in direct-to-consumer beverage startup Dirty Lemon. The company, which offers a line of wellness drinks that have been touted by celebrities and influencers, is currently raising a round of funding which reportedly includes investors like Betaworks and Winklevoss Capital. Dirty Lemon CEO Zak Normandi tells Business Insider that the […]

FCC’s $2 billion giveaway to carriers won’t speed up Verizon’s 5G deployment

Enlarge / A Verizon logo at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Verizon Wireless says it will not move faster on building its 5G cellular network despite a Federal Communications Commission decision that erased $2 billion dollars’ worth of fees for the purpose of spurring faster 5G deployment. […]

I switched to AMC Stubs A-List — here’s why it’s better than MoviePass

After MoviePass‘s “one movie a day” deal proved too good to be true, author Alexis Reliford switched to AMC’s movie subscription service, AMC Stubs A-List. Reliford says MoviePass users “definitely won’t regret switching” to AMC Stubs A-List for a number of reasons.   Confession: I’ve gone to a movie theater almost every weekend this year, […]