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Business California worker classification ruling may be bad news for Uber and gig economy

California worker classification ruling may be bad news for Uber and gig economy

A California Supreme Court ruling on Monday puts limits on businesses that classify workers as independent contractors, a move that has implications for players in the ‘gig‘ economy, including Uber and Lyft, the Associated Press reported. The court unanimously adopted a broad definition for those who qualify as employees in […]

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Nautilus Group (NLS) Ichimoku Levels Point to Positive Stock Momentum

Shares of Nautilus Group (NLS) opened the last session at $16.40, touching a high of $16.55 and a low of $16.15 , yielding a change of -0.10.  The latest reading places the stock above the Ichimoku cloud which indicates positive momentum and a potential buy signal for the equity.   The […]

Economy Masterbatch Market growing at 5.4% to cross $14 bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Masterbatch Market growing at 5.4% to cross $14 bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Selbyville, Delaware, May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Black Masterbatch Market is significantly growing with a CAGR of around 5.7%, owing to increasing application in automotive industry. It is highly consumed product in various end-user industry. Second largest segment is color masterbatch which have widespread application in various consumer goods […]

Technology This mind-reading hearing aid knows who you’re listening to

This mind-reading hearing aid knows who you’re listening to

This prototype hearing aid can help people zero in on conversations Florian Denk et al/University of Oldenburg By Frank Swain PEOPLE who wear hearing aids can often struggle with the – the inability of the brain to follow a single conversation in a room crowded with voices. Now a device […]

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Man charged with trying to extort Kevin Hart with video

Man charged with trying to extort Kevin Hart with video

A man has been charged with trying to extort money from Kevin Hart by threatening to release video he secretly shot of the actor and comedian with a woman in Las Vegas. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged 41-year-old Jonathan Wednesday with attempted extortion and extortion by threatening letter. Jackson is […]

‘Empire‘ renewed by Fox for Season 5

‘Empire‘ renewed by Fox for Season 5

Fox has renewed ," its music drama series that is set in New York, but filmed in Chicago. The order for a fifth season comes with four episodes remaining in its 2017-18 run, and fewer than two weeks before Fox makes its annual upfront presentation to advertisers in New York. […]

‘Roseanne‘ falls to ‘NCIS‘ in ratings Tuesday

‘Roseanne‘ falls to ‘NCIS‘ in ratings Tuesday

"" was once again the top show of Tuesday night by a wide margin in the key demo, but fell to CBS‘ "NCIS" in total viewers. Airing at 8 p.m., "" averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 10.3 million viewers. "NCIS" pulled in a 1.2 in the demo and 12.1 million […]

What the post-credit scene for ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ might mean for the sequel

What the post-credit scene for ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ might mean for the sequel

It turns out Captain Marvel was in "Avengers: Infinity War" — just not in the way some fans thought she would. In a post-credit scene that saw both Nick Fury and Maria Hill fall victim to Thanos‘ plan to wipe out half of existence, Fury quickly assesses that a universe-altering […]

How do you create an erotic and urgent love scene without nudity?

How do you create an erotic and urgent love scene without nudity?

Currently a Berlin resident, filmmaker Sebastian Lelio, 44, remembers the decision to “close the curtains,” he says, and just start writing. It was 2013. He’d just finished making his film “Gloria” starring Paulina Garcia as an uprooted individual on the verge of a new life. Lelio knows the feeling; he […]

In a first for digital TV platforms, Hulu will run commercials in downloaded shows

In a first for digital TV platforms, Hulu will run commercials in downloaded shows

Video streaming service will soon offer viewers downloadable movies and TV shows that can be watched without an internet connection, but it comes with a price — watching commercials. The company announced the plans Wednesday at its upfront sales presentation at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. […]

When Justice RBG became a rock star

When Justice RBG became a rock star

At one point in the editing of their documentary “RBG,” directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen realized they had a problem: Too much praise. “People were slobbering praise on her!” Cohen told me. The filmmakers came to town recently for the Doc 10 festival at Lincoln Square’s Davis Theater; we […]

‘Tully‘ review: latest Diablo Cody/Jason Reitman pairing asks: What‘s a mother to do?

‘Tully‘ review: latest Diablo Cody/Jason Reitman pairing asks: What‘s a mother to do?

We live many lives within the one we’ve got. When Chicago-born wrote “Juno,” she imagined a charmed teenage pregnancy, the story focusing on a young woman’s anxieties and defense mechanisms but predominantly, buoyantly comic in tone. As finessed by director , the happy ending ensured the film’s popularity and Cody’s […]

This ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ fight scene is a step forward for Marvel‘s female characters

This ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ fight scene is a step forward for Marvel‘s female characters

You probably started this story to read about a certain fight scene, and we‘ll get there shortly. But first, we need to talk about behinds. Yes, that kind. In the individual character posters Marvel Studios released in April to promote "Avengers: Infinity War," Steve Rogers () and Bucky Barnes () […]

‘Being Serena’  shows off Serena Williams’ strengths but doesn‘t shy away from moments of weakness

‘Being Serena’  shows off Serena Williams’ strengths but doesn‘t shy away from moments of weakness

“Being ,” the documentary series premiering Wednesday on HBO, begins with a secretly pregnant Serena Williams winning the 2017 against her sister , and moves on to the birth of her daughter and beyond. (Just how beyond I can‘t say — only the first two of five episodes were available […]