Amazon detailed the costs of its content business during its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, citing that its content expenses jumped to $16.6 billion in 2022, a 28% increase from $13 billion in 2021. According to Chief Financial Officer Brian Olsavsky, around $7 billion of that figure went toward Amazon Originals, liveContinue Reading

Portia de Rossi‘s greatest present is the gift of love.  While celebrating her 50th birthday on Jan. 31, the actress surprised her wife Ellen DeGeneres with a very special vow renewal ceremony, which comes 14 years after they first said “I do.” “Thank you @KrisJenner for officiating and @BrandiCarlile for performing,” Ellen wrote on Instagram Feb. 2,Continue Reading

In order to become House speaker, Rep. Kevin McCarthy had to make concessions to a group of conservative Republicans called the Freedom Caucus. Now, as Congress is poised to deal with major financial issues like hitting the debt ceiling, the caucus has a ton of political sway. So, what isContinue Reading

C helsea spent in excess of £300million during a frantic January transfer window to continue their extensive rebuild under the Todd Boehly-Clearlake Capital ownership. The Blues followed up a record-breaking summer outlay with a series of big signings in the winter market as spending under the new regime approaches theContinue Reading

Digs, a Vancouver, Washington-based startup that is developing a collaboration tool for homebuilders and their vendors, is coming out of stealth today and announcing a $7 million seed funding round from Fuse, Flying Fish, Betaworks, Legacy, PSF, GFR and others. The company was co-founded by Ryan Fink and Ty Frackiewicz. For Fink, this is hisContinue Reading

From left, Reps. Dan Bishop, Andy Ogles, Chip Roy and Scott Perry — members of the Freedom Caucus — were among those who held up this month’s vote on the House speakership. J. Scott Applewhite / AP Photo At the beginning of this month, the House endured the longest contestContinue Reading