Why Disney’s $13 Streaming Bundle May Be a Double-Edged Sword

Why Disney's $13 Streaming Bundle May Be a Double-Edged Sword

Offering Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ together takes direct aim at Netflix's standard plan — but it also could hasten cord-cutting and "hurt" Disney as it negotiates new carriage fees for its (still very profitable) linear channels.

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Top University Of California Scientists Tell Elsevier They’ll No Longer Work On Elsevier Journals

Top University Of California Scientists Tell Elsevier They'll No Longer Work On Elsevier Journals

Last week we highlighted the ongoing dispute between academic publishing giant Elsevier and the University of California (UC) system. Earlier this year, UC cancelled its contract with Elsevier, after the publishing giant — which gets nearly all of…

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Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse

Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse

Bankruptcies are back — flashing warnings that more Americans are knee-deep in debt in big cities like New York. While total bankruptcy petitions nationwide by consumers and businesses are still well below Great Recession levels, analysts say there is an unmistakable trend upward.

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22-year-old in Spain allegedly scammed Amazon out of $370K with return shipments filled with dirt

22-year-old in Spain allegedly scammed Amazon out of $370K with return shipments filled with dirt

James Gilbert Kwarteng was arrested last Saturday for allegedly conning Amazon out of nearly $370,000 (€300,000) by sending return packages filled with dirt. In what is being called "the biggest Amazon scam ever recorded in Europe," (the second most lucrative financial scam against Amazon in general), the 22-year-old would fill up the ordered items' boxes with dirt with the exact weight of the product, and then register the item for a return.

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