Plex teams with TIDAL to bring a discounted streaming music subscription to its media app

Media center app Plex today announced a partnership with streaming music service TIDAL, offering discounted access to TIDAL’s 60 million tracks and 244,000+ music videos for Plex Pass subscribers. The Plex Pass is the media center app’s own subscription program, which adds support for watching and recording from live TV…

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Drew Barrymore ‘did not participate’ in bizarre Egyptair interview, representatives claim

Standoff between actor and interviewer over veracity of quotes after much-ridiculed article published in inflight magazine Representatives of actor-director Drew Barrymore have claimed that she did not participate in a bizarre celebrity profile published in an Egyptair inflight magazine. The interview in Horus magazine, bylined to Aida Tekla, rapidly drew…

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Megyn Kelly apologizes for defending blackface Halloween costumes

(CNN)NBC host Megyn Kelly apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after her comments defending racist Halloween gags prompted an immediate backlash. “But what is racist?” Kelly asked. “Because you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface on Halloween, or a black person who puts…

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They investigated Harvey Weinstein and sparked a fire that changed the world

(CNN)Late one night last October, after months of grueling reporting about Harvey Weinstein, New York Times reporter Megan Twohey took a break by logging onto Facebook. That’s when she saw it. At first, Kantor said, The Times only had a “dim awareness” of Farrow’s reporting. But by September 2017, both…

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Distracted Boyfriend meme is sexist, rules Swedish ad watchdog

Popular image of man ogling another woman deemed degrading and discriminatory The popular Distracted Boyfriend meme, based on a photo of a man turning away from his outraged girlfriend to stare admiringly at another woman, has been ruled sexist by Swedens advertising ombudsman. The stock image, also known as Man…

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German police in row over far right after officer blocked TV crew at Pegida rally

Off-duty police employee tried to stop groups demonstration in Dresden being filmed Police and politicians in the east German state of Saxony have been accused of ignoring or underplaying the rising influence of the far right, after an incident involving an off-duty police officer who tried to stop a TV…

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Snapchat daily users fall for first time after controversial redesign

Social media app continues to battle for relevance against rivals Facebook and Instagram Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has announced its first decline in daily active users following a Sign up to the daily Business Today email or follow Guardian Business on Twitter at @BusinessDesk On the upside, the…

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