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Commercial real estate could be in trouble — even after this is over
by Connie Loizos on April 9, 2020 at 1:46 am
Commercial real estate owners, brokers, and landlords have collectively made many hundreds of billions of dollars a year in recent years as the economy zipped along. Now, they’re getting clobbered by the pandemic-fueled economic crisis. Worse, their industry may be forever changed by it. To state the obvious, extracting rent from nearly anyone right now
Gillmor Gang: Digital Ben
by Steve Gillmor on April 8, 2020 at 11:13 pm
The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Sunday, March 29, 2020. The Gang returns with a Zoom recording, checking in from London, Seattle, Palo Alto, Boston and the Bay Area. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @fradice, @mickeleh, @denispombriant, @kteare, @stevegillmor, @gillmorgang
Disney+ Hotstar has about 8 million subscribers
by Manish Singh on April 8, 2020 at 10:31 pm
We finally know just about how many subscribers Hotstar has amassed over the years in India. “Approximately 8 million.” Disney said on Wednesday that its eponymous streaming service now has over 50 million subscribers, nearly 8 million of whom are in India, where it launched its service atop Hotstar less than a week ago. Five-year-old Hotstar
Outrunning COVID-19 twice
by Rita Liao on April 8, 2020 at 10:30 pm
On the night of March 13, before my flight from Philadelphia back to China, my Airbnb host stopped by my room to say goodbye.
Disney+ has more than 50M subscribers
by Anthony Ha on April 8, 2020 at 9:49 pm
The Walt Disney Company just announced that its streaming service Disney+ has more than 50 million subscribers. The service launched less than five months ago, and apparently had 28.6 million subscribers as of February 3. These “paid subscriber” numbers include subscribers who are bringing in revenue for Disney but are not paying for the service
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How to make the best banana bread no matter what - CNET
by Jen Wheeler on April 8, 2020 at 9:30 pm
Seven common problems you might run into and how to fix every one.
Watch your front porch with the Ring Video Doorbell 2 for $85 - CNET
by Rick Broida on April 8, 2020 at 6:13 pm
It's a refurb, but still one of the best deals to date on this popular 'bell-cam.
Wine, beer, alcohol delivery: How to get alcoholic beverages delivered to your door - CNET
by Alison DeNisco Rayome on April 8, 2020 at 3:15 pm
Many states are relaxing alcohol delivery laws as liquor stores are deemed essential during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how to find a service you can use in your area.
Get a K-cup coffee maker, waffle iron or toaster oven for under $25 each - CNET
by Chowhound Staff on April 8, 2020 at 2:41 pm
Big deals on small kitchen appliances at Best Buy.
Think your service provider is throttling your internet? Here's how to check - CNET
by David Priest on April 8, 2020 at 9:00 am
Your streaming speeds could be slow for plenty of reasons. Make sure an unethical service provider isn't one of them.