The Job Creators Network, a conservative business group, erected a billboard in Times Square blaming New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon’s termination of a deal to build its second headquarters in New York. Ocasio-Cortez called that sign “wack” and said it was funded by “billionaire-funded groups” advocating “dark money & anti-worker policies.” The JCN on Thursday renewed its attack on Thursday by making two more billboards calling Ocasio-Cortez out. One says: “Hey AOC, saw your wack tweet.” The Job Creators Network (JCN), a conservative business advocacy group, escalated its feud with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by erecting a new billboard in Times Square blaming her for Amazon’s cancelling its plans to build a second headquarters in New York. Ocasio-Cortez was a vocal opponent of Amazon’s deal with New York to build a new base there, nicknamed HQ2, which would have seen the tech company … [Read more...] about ‘Hey AOC, saw your wack tweet’: Conservative business group escalates Times Square billboard feud with Ocasio-Cortez over Amazon HQ2 pullout
Move over, electric cars and space exploration: The world's most famous entrepreneur is jumping into the online alcohol biz. Here's advice from someone in that industry. Devaraj Southworth Published 11:30 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Photo: DAVID MCNEW | AFP | Getty Images Photo: DAVID MCNEW | AFP | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: DAVID MCNEW | AFP | Getty Images Hey, Elon Musk, Here's What to Do Before You Launch Your New Tequila Brand, 'Teslaquila' 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Last October 12, Elon Musk tweeted that the Tesla-branded Tequila, “Teslaquila,” which started out as an April Fool’s joke, was "coming … [Read more...] about Hey, Elon Musk, Here’s What to Do Before You Launch Your New Tequila Brand, ‘Teslaquila’
Carlos Monarrez Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EST Jan 13, 2019 Too far, Ohio State football. Too far. In a move more befitting a big-time bank heist — or a vindictive love triangle between teenagers — the Buckeyes swiped two Michigan football assistant coaches, Greg Mattison and Al Washington, in two days. So that’s the way it’s gonna be under new OSU coach Ryan “Lights Out” Day’s regime, eh? First, has anyone seen Jay Harbaugh lately? Are we sure he’s safe and in a secure location? Second … hey, Buckeyes, keep your dirty mitts off our stuff in Michigan! What’s next? You guys gonna come after Bob Seger, the Mackinac Bridge and Zingerman’s? Who wants to live in Ohio anyway, with all its show-off clean air from having vehicle-emissions testing, its glitzy well-paved toll roads, and those look-at-me football national championships that were won this century? We’ve got Kristen Bell, a great shoreline and … [Read more...] about Hey, Ohio State, keep your dirty mitts off Michigan’s stuff!
Troy Wolverton, provided by Published 6:10 pm CST, Monday, January 7, 2019 Getty Apple has a big — and misleading — ad on display in Las Vegas during this year's CES convention. The ad states, "What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone." The ad is literally untrue; much of what users do on their iPhones and the data they generate doesn't stay on their devices. IPhones leak data to wireless carriers, websites, app developers — and to Apple's own servers and services. Apple benefits directly and indirectly from the information that can be gleaned off of users' iPhones. Give me a break, Apple. That's a cute ad you have in Las Vegas for the CES tech convention. "What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone" is both a good dig at your rivals and a clever restating of Sin City's popular catch phrase. But it's literally a lie. What happens on customers' iPhones doesn't stay on them — and you know it. All kinds of data leaks off of iPhones, … [Read more...] about Hey Apple, what happens on iPhones doesn’t stay there, and your ‘clever’ CES ad is promoting a dangerous illusion (AAPL, GOOGL, FB)
In 2009, Seth Grahame-Smith scored big with 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' when the Jane Austen classic became public domain. Joan Oleck Published 1:00 pm CST, Friday, January 4, 2019 Photo: Lionsgate Photo: Lionsgate Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Lionsgate Hey Writers, Need an Idea? The Copyrights on a Bunch of Classics Have Expired and Are Ready for the Zombie Treatment 1 / 1 Back to Gallery If you've ever longed to write a novel or a play or a poem or a blog and are hurting for an idea, sharpen that quill pen or fire up that digital device -- your opportunity has arrived! Depending on how you stand on the whole re-imagined vs. ripoff debate, a … [Read more...] about Hey Writers, Need an Idea? The Copyrights on a Bunch of Classics Have Expired and Are Ready for the Zombie Treatment