Taylor Swift GOES OFF on Scooter Braun: He Won’t Let Me Perform My Own Songs!

Taylor Swift did not want to do this. Really, she insists on Twitter, she did not. But the superstar says she was given no choice late Thursday except to take to her social media page and explain what the heck is going on between her and producers Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun. As you may recall, Swift previously blasted Braun — who is close friends with Justin Bieber and who is a major power player in the music industry — after his company, Big Machine Label Group, purchased Swift’s former record label. Why was/is this an issue for Swift? Because she says Braun now controls all six studio albums she… Read More

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BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing, consumer demand for more accessible care is growing rapidly, and healthcare companies are unable to keep up. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to facilitate this transformation in care delivery and lower health expenditures. The potential for tech-led digital health initiatives to help healthcare providers and insurers deliver safer, more efficient, and cost-effective care is significant. For healthcare organizations of all types, the collection, analyses, and application of patient data can… Read More

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Amazon To Protest Pentagon’s Decision To Award Microsoft Huge Contract

Watch Video Amazon Web Services is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award Microsoft a cloud computing contract potentially worth up to $10 billion. The project is called the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, or JEDI, and the bidding process for it has been controversial since it began. Oracle and IBM both formally protested it last year. Oracle even took its complaints to federal court, arguing the bidding process unfairly favored Amazon. According to The Federal Times, Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy told employees about the plan to protest at an internal meeting. In a statement, an AWS spokesperson said the project’s bidding process included “clear deficiencies, errors, and unmistakable bias.”… Read More

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Cocktail of the Week: Spiced pear apple cocktail

Trust us, you’re going to want to sip on this spiced pear apple cocktail all fall. Made with fresh fruit, a dash of cinnamon and gold rum, it’s the perfect drink for chilly nights. Check out the recipe in this week’s episode of Cocktail of the Week! 1 cup water1 cup sugar½ fresh pear, chopped3 cups organic apple juice2 cinnamon sticks6 ounces Cuban rum or gold rumcinnamon sticks for garnishpear or apple slices for garnishIn pot, combine water, sugar, chopped pear, organic apple juice, and 2 cinnamon sticks.Heat to a simmer. Simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and strain into a heatproof bowl.Add rum and stir. Ladle into heat-proof glasses.Garnish… Read More

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