The top 9 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Netflix’s “The Witcher” is back on top this week and the new addition is Disney Plus’ “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Netflix’s “The Witcher” and Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian” are engaged in a streaming battle. “The Witcher” topped “The Mandalorian” as the most in-demand streaming series in the US this week, trading places from last week. Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand TV shows on streaming services in… Read More

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The first female Grammys chief was ousted just 10 days before the 2020 show over a misconduct allegation, but some insiders described the move as a ‘coup’

The first female chief executive of the Recording Academy was placed on administrative leave on Thursday, 10 days before the 2020 Grammys Awards, just five months after she took over the role. The Recording Academy Board of Trustees distributed a memo saying Deborah Dugan had been formally accused of misconduct by a senior female member of the academy, but some academy insiders described the move to Variety as a “coup.” The New York Times reports that Dugan sent a memo to the head of the Recording Academy’s human resources team three weeks before her ouster describing something “seriously amiss at the Academy,” including financial mismanagement and voting irregularities. A source… Read More

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The rise and fall of Bed Bath & Beyond, one of America’s most iconic big box retailers

Since its founding in 1971, Bed Bath & Beyond has been a go-to destination for home goods, appealing to shoppers with its convenient and affordable “superstore” model. In recent years, however, the retailer has shown significant signs of struggle, with several quarters of poor sales and dramatic executive shakeups. Here’s a closer look at the rise and fall of Bed Bath & Beyond. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Once the golden child of big-box stores, Bed Bath & Beyond is now struggling to stay afloat. The retailer will shutter 44 stores across eight states in the next year as it attempts to course-correct in the wake of disappointing… Read More

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A bride and groom coordinated in stunning blush outfits at their wedding

Amar Jandoo and Hiren Gondhia were married in Essex, UK, in September 2019. They decided to wear coordinating pink ensembles to their Hindu ceremony. Jandoo ordered custom ensembles from a wedding shop in Delhi, India, and the couple even selected flowers that matched their outfits perfectly. “Everybody was so complimentary of our outfits and the way we complemented one another,” Jandoo said of people’s reactions to the ensembles. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. A London-based couple named Amar Jandoo and Hiren Gondhia got married in September 2019. Jandoo told Insider she met her future husband after they ran into each other multiple times in the same week. “We met… Read More

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The Sanders campaign looked into whether Warren could serve as vice president and treasury secretary at the same time, according to report

Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign looked into the legality of potentially appointing Senator Elizabeth Warren as both his vice president and treasury secretary The two have similar ideologies on Wall Street, but their varying strategies could complement each other, The Intercept said. Sanders and Warren have been aligned since Sanders supported Warren’s proposal to create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The news, published Friday, comes amid recent tensions between the two campaigns. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and his presidential campaign reportedly looked into whether Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts could serve as both vice president and treasury secretary if he were elected president.… Read More

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The best 5 places in Utah to see bald eagles in February

Adobe Stock SALT LAKE CITY — February is the best time of the year to see bald eagles — one of America’s most iconic birds — and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is hosting several viewing events. According to the division, the birds fly to Utah in the winter to find food and escape colder conditions farther north. By the time February arrives, hundreds of eagles can be found in the state. Each viewing event is free, and spotting scopes will be available at each location. However, participants are encouraged to bring their own scope or a pair of binoculars. Participants can also get a free, collectible Bald Eagle… Read More

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Here’s why an AI expert says job recruiting sites promote employment discrimination (MSFT, FB)

Data science consultant Cathy O’Neil said discrimination in hiring starts with job advertising sites like LinkedIn, Monster.com, Facebook, and ZipRecruiter. In an interview with Business Insider, O’Neil said that by focusing on demographic data, algorithms used by job sites often prevent qualified people from ever seeing job openings. O’Neil said algorithms are biased by definition, so rather than making them “colorblind,” companies need to continually assess whether they’re disproportionately filtering out candidates from marginalized groups. That starts by “defining what it means to be qualified, then ignoring other things,” O’Neil said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Data science consultant Cathy O’Neil helps companies audit their algorithms for a… Read More

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7 new trailers you should watch this week

Image: Sony Pictures With all the noise around how there’ll probably never be a second season of Watchmen this week, I figured I should finally get around to writing about Watchmen since it’s been weeks since it wrapped up. There was a ton I liked about the series: the show within a show; the oddball, barely explained side characters; the way it reframes some of the graphic novel’s biggest ideas. The Hooded Justice episode, in particular, was worth watching the entire season for. That hour is perhaps a better encapsulation of the show than the entirety of the show, and it feels so true to the book that it hardly… Read More

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Are people retiring earlier or later? Both are true — and it says a lot about the youngest generations entering and defining the workforce

People are said to be retiring later in life, but also earlier in life — so which is true? With shifting perspectives on age and changes in the workplace, people are extending their careers because they want to keep working, wrote John D. Stoll for The Wall Street Journal. Others are opting for early retirement in pursuit of a life that comes with financial freedom. Both groups are changing the concept of retirement by defining it on their own terms. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When it comes to retirement, there seems to be no middle ground. Younger generations, studies have shown, are behind in wealth accumulation compared… Read More

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