Art

Best Albums of 2020 - Rolling Stone

Best Albums of 2020 - Rolling Stone

The phrase “Life sucked, but great records got us through” could apply to any number of recent years. But, in 2020, music was hit especially hard, with clubs closed and tours canceled. Out of necessity, this became a year about turning inward, listening deep and looking for solace. Our top album of the year, Taylor Swift’s Folklore, reflected that feeling in its stark, elegant intimacy. Other artists — from Run the Jewels to Lucinda Williams — ... Full story

Education

Streaming Platforms Are Driving Diverse Representation In Television

Streaming Platforms Are Driving Diverse Representation In Television

Streaming services have considerably more diverse talent representation than other television platforms, according to a new Nielsen report that measures the media industry’s progress toward on-screen inclusion. The study tracked the top 100 most viewed programs in 2019 across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms and analyzed the “share of screen” and “inclusion opportunity index” for multiple identity groups. Nielsen defined share of screen ... Full story

Economics

3 ways the pandemic is transforming tech spending – TechCrunch

3 ways the pandemic is transforming tech spending – TechCrunch

Ever since the pandemic hit the U.S. in full force last March, the B2B tech community keeps asking the same questions: Are businesses spending more on technology? What’s the money getting spent on? Is the sales cycle faster? What trends will likely carry into 2021? Recently we decided to join forces to answer these questions. We analyzed data from the just-released Q4 2020 Outlook of the Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI) a leading indicator of ... Full story

Entertainment

Slack and Salesforce execs explain their big acquisition – TechCrunch

Slack and Salesforce execs explain their big acquisition – TechCrunch

We learn more about Slack’s future, Revolut adds new payment features and DoorDash pushes its IPO range upward. This is your Daily Crunch for December 4, 2020. The big story: Slack and Salesforce execs explain their big acquisition. After Salesforce announced this week that it’s acquiring Slack for $27.7 billion, Ron Miller spoke to Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield and Salesforce President and COO Bret Taylor to learn more about the deal . ... Full story

Health

Care home vaccinations to start 'within two weeks' - BBC News

Care home vaccinations to start 'within two weeks' - BBC News

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Law

England lockdown end date confusion: Did government 'mess up?'

England lockdown end date confusion: Did government 'mess up?'

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Living

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Politics

Brexit: Boris Johnson and EU chief seek to break trade deal deadlock

Brexit: Boris Johnson and EU chief seek to break trade deal deadlock

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Sport

Newspaper headlines: 'Le bust-up' as France 'derails Brexit talks'

Newspaper headlines: 'Le bust-up' as France 'derails Brexit talks'

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Technology

World's biggest iceberg captured by RAF cameras

World's biggest iceberg captured by RAF cameras

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