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Meek Mill’s Life Really Is Like a Movie: The B/R POWER 50 Cover Story

Meek Mill’s Life Really Is Like a Movie: The B/R POWER 50 Cover Story

When Meek showed up, the energy in the room shifted. Everyone paused their side conversations and was either waiting to talk to him or waiting to be introduced. It was an odd sight to behold, initially; a young black man in a sea of powerful—mostly white—people with their hands outstretched. I found myself resisting the…
Amazon is perfectly positioned to disrupt the world of investing — and its blueprint for success may already exist

Amazon is perfectly positioned to disrupt the world of investing — and its blueprint...

Nothing strikes fear in an industry more than the prospect of Amazon entering the fray. It's a dynamic that has played out on numerous occasions over the past year or so, with companies in industries as varied as healthcare and grocery stores taking large hits to their stock price from the mere prospect of Amazon…
Report: Zach Britton Traded to Yankees; Orioles to Receive Multiple Prospects

Report: Zach Britton Traded to Yankees; Orioles to Receive Multiple Prospects

Patrick Semansky/Associated Press With the Baltimore Orioles needing to make changes for the future as they endure a disastrous 2018 season, reliever Zach Britton was reportedly traded to the New York Yankees. Jon Heyman of Fancred.com reported the two teams agreed to a deal. He added that Double-A right-hander Dillon Tate is one of the…
Baker Mayfield Reportedly Agrees to 4-Year Rookie Contract with Browns

Baker Mayfield Reportedly Agrees to 4-Year Rookie Contract with Browns

Phil Long/Associated Press After being selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, Baker Mayfield is officially a member of the Cleveland Browns. The team announced Tuesday it agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the quarterback. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Mayfield will receive $32.7 million in…
A retired judge just ruled that more than 600 documents Michael Cohen labeled as privileged are not — and he’s not challenging that decision in court

A retired judge just ruled that more than 600 documents Michael Cohen labeled as...

Michael Cohen. Jeenah Moon/Reuters The special master overseeing the document review in the federal criminal investigation into President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen ruled on Tuesday that more than 600 documents seized by the government and labeled as privileged by Cohen, Trump, or the Trump Organization are not. Cohen isn't challenging the decision in…
Todd Gurley Contract Is the Dawning of Another New Era for NFL Running Backs

Todd Gurley Contract Is the Dawning of Another New Era for NFL Running Backs

John Froschauer/Associated Press We are no longer in the Era of the Quarterback. We are in the Era of the Running Back. The lush and risky four-year, $60 million contract extension the Rams signed Todd Gurley to Tuesday, according to a source, illustrates that. And there are more running back deals on the horizon that…
Tech acquisitions came to a screeching halt in Q2, and the reasons why are concerning

Tech acquisitions came to a screeching halt in Q2, and the reasons why are...

In the tech industry, the merger-and-acquisition market seems to have suddenly fallen off a cliff. The total value of tech deals fell to its lowest level in five years in the second quarter and the number of deals declined from the first quarter, according to an upcoming report by accounting and consulting firm PwC. It's…
Cavs Show Faith in Post-LeBron Blueprint, Kevin Love with $120M Extension

Cavs Show Faith in Post-LeBron Blueprint, Kevin Love with $120M Extension

Jason Miller/Getty Images CLEVELAND — The metaphors were apt. Surrounded by construction equipment and an army of individuals in hard hats, Kevin Love stood in front of a makeshift Cavaliers banner where he signed a four-year, $120 million contract that will keep him in Cleveland through the 2022-23 season. "When I first came to Cleveland,…
Apple apologizes for the MacBook Pro throttling ‘bug’ and releases a software fix

Apple apologizes for the MacBook Pro throttling ‘bug’ and releases a software fix

Apple Apple is rolling out an update to the 2018 MacBook Pros that it says should fix the controversial overheating issue experienced by some users, including prominent tech YouTubers. The issue was caused by a firmware bug, Apple said. In a statement to Business Insider on Tuesday, Apple said: "Following extensive performance testing under numerous…
MoviePass’ parent company is doing a massive reverse stock split in order to stay listed on the Nasdaq (HMNY)

MoviePass’ parent company is doing a massive reverse stock split in order to stay...

MoviePass/Reuters MoviePass’ parent company on Tuesday announced a big move designed to keep it from being delisted by the Nasdaq stock exchange. The company, Helios & Matheson, will be performing a reverse stock split, in which it will reduce its number of shares outstanding by a factor of 250. Shareholders will receive one share for every…

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Why autocorrect makes so many mistakes, according to the former Apple...

Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: Have you ever tried typing something but your phone keeps changing it to something else? This ducking keyboard can be so frustrating! It can seem like autocorrect is working against you instead of helping you. But the iPhone has had autocorrect for over 10 years. Why does…

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