Facebook reportedly demonstrated ‘informal interest’ in buying the company that made HQ Trivia but backed off after reports of ‘creepy’ behavior from its late co-founder (FB)

Facebook at one point demonstrated “informal interest” in buying Intermedia Labs, the company responsible for the game-show app HQ Trivia, The Wall Street Journal reports. But Facebook’s interest reportedly waned after Recode published an article describing allegations of inappropriate behavior by Intermedia Labs co-founder Colin Kroll during his time working for Twitter. Kroll died of […]

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ wins the Presidents’ Day weekend box office, but it’s is a long way from profitability

Fox’s “Alita: Battle Angel” earned $27 million over the weekend and over $41 million by Presidents’ Day. That’s enough to come out on top of the holiday weekend. But it’s going to be an uphill climb for this $170 million-budgeted movie to make a profit. Fox’s big-budget “Alita: Battle Angel” had no trouble topping the […]

The top 7 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider the most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services. This week sees the addition of Netflix’s “One Day at a Time” to the list, and anticipation for Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” rises. The third season of Netflix’s “One Day at a Time” debuted February 8, and anticipation for […]

I drove the world’s best-selling electric car for a weekend — and I realized why electric cars need more than 200 miles of range

I drove the 2018 Nissan Leaf for a weekend in December. The vehicle performed as I would expect given its size and price, but its 151-mile range presented challenges. I was reminded throughout the weekend of the extent to which range anxiety can limit the ways you can use an electric vehicle. Nissan will release […]