Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

Katzenberg announces launch date for Quibi, and projects including a series about the founding of Snapchat

Quibi, Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile-first media platform for high-end short-form content, will launch in April 2020 and publish more than 100 pieces of original content every week. Among those series will be “Frat Boy Genius” based on the 2018 Black Li...

By | 2019-03-08T23:00:37+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Media|

Advance Publications buys online plagiarism detector Turnitin for $1.75 billion

Advance Publications snapped up Oakland-based Turnitin for nearly $1.74 billion, according to people familiar with the transaction. The purchase of Turnitin, an online grading and anti-plagiarism company, will give Advance Publications an educational ...

By | 2019-03-08T22:50:25+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Technology|

How this South Florida credit union made its streaming debut

Dade County Federal Credit Union Executive Vice President Annie Wilkinson never expected she would appear on a television show with a Hollywood celebrity. But that's exactly what happened in early 2018, when producers of the Amazon documentary series...

By | 2019-03-08T22:47:15+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Media|

Red Sox reach multi-year partnership with MGM Springfield for Winter Weekend

This story first appeared on MassLive.com. The Red Sox’s annual Winter Weekend event is coming to Springfield. The Red Sox have reached a “multi-year partnership” with MGM as team’s “official and exclusive resort casino," according to a press release...

By | 2019-03-08T22:28:23+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Sports|

Boeing offers airlines biofuel for new jets – and Alaska Airlines is first taker

The more steps taken to make sustainable biofuels readily available in key locations, the sooner communities will have economically viable options for mainstream use, Alaska Airlines says.

By | 2019-03-08T22:22:20+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Report: CEO of Hahnemann and St. Christopher’s hospitals dismissed

The revolving door in the CEO's office at Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children's is still spinning. Suzanne Richards, who two months ago, assumed the role of chief executive office for both Philadelphia hospitals, ...

By | 2019-03-08T21:33:20+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Healthcare|

Why Shockwave Medical jumped nearly 86% in its first two days on Wall Street

"I feel like a kid in a candy store right now," CEO Doug Godshall told the Business Journal after his company's first day of trading on Wall Street. Here's what's next for Shockwave after its blockbuster debut on the Nasdaq.

By | 2019-03-08T21:33:15+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Healthcare|