latest News

Read Time:27 Second

How DISNEY Enlisted ‘MULAN’ to Court China…

Walt Disney Co. may be rolling out its $200 million “Mulan” remake on its streaming service in much of the world due to the pandemic, but the studio still has a chance to make a box-office splash in the one market executives constantly had on their minds when making the film: China. The “Mulan” debut…

Read Time:1 Minute, 8 Second

Advertisers Seek Right to Cancel TV Spending as Pandemic Roils Fall Season…

Advertisers are pressing for unprecedented flexibility to back out of monthslong spending commitments with TV networks, concerned that the coronavirus pandemic is sapping the fall schedule of new programming and threatening the National Football League’s season. By this time of year, advertisers usually have struck broad deals governing the TV season that starts each September.…

Read Time:24 Second

1.5 million new donors…

WASHINGTON—Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden raised $364.5 million in August, shattering previous records for a Democratic campaign as donors rallied behind his selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate and an unprecedented virtual convention. The total, which includes money raised jointly with the Democratic National Committee and affiliated committees, included more than $205 million…

Read Time:34 Second

This Year’s Big Online Scam — Puppies…

Frank Todd’s beloved 17-year-old dog, a long-haired dachshund, recently died and Mr. Todd wanted a new puppy. He couldn’t find any breeders with puppies available mid-pandemic, so he began scrolling through pictures of puppies for sale online. He eventually settled on a short-haired dachshund named Pippa. After exchanging emails with the seller, he paid $800…

Read Time:1 Minute, 6 Second

Rupee slumps 29 paise to 73.32 against U.S. dollar in early trade

Forex traders said strong dollar and muted domestic equities weighed on investor sentiment. Forex traders said strong dollar and muted domestic equities weighed on investor sentiment. The rupee depreciated 29 paise to 73.32 against the U.S. dollar in opening trade on Thursday tracking muted domestic equities and strengthening American currency. At the interbank forex market,…