As Snap ascended, these rival apps faltered

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Date Taken:  11-26-1952
Description: 3-D Movie Viewers. Formally-attired audience sporting 3-D glasses during opening night screening of film "Bwana Devil," the 1st full-length
color 3-D (aka "Natural Vision") motion picture, at Paramount Theater.
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Photographer: J. R. EYERMAN/TimePix VCs have invested hundreds of millions in messaging companies that either haven’t raised a round for the past couple years, have folded, or don’t show evidence of expanding much beyond a niche user base. It’s probably too soon to write off many as failed investments. But it is safe to say these are not companies generating a lot of buzz in startup circles. Read More

German conservatives edge ahead of Social Democrats in Emnid poll

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives took a one point lead over the Social Democrats (SPD) in the latest poll conducted by Emnid for the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, with nearly seven months to go before federal elections.

Keith Thurman Vs. Danny Garcia: Live Results And Reaction

Keith Thurman will battle Danny Garcia in a welterweight title unification fight. Experience every jab, hook and uppercut with the Forbes live blog.

Why newspaper subscriptions are on the rise

Newsboy wearing flat hat holding newspaper and shouting to sell.Megaphone in right hand, and newspapers in left hand.Model is wearing red suspenders.The image was shot with Hasselblad H4D So much for the death of the newspaper industry. A recent study found that more than 169 million U.S. adults read newspapers every month, in print, online or mobile. That’s almost 70 percent of the population. Why are readers and publishers alike embracing paid subscriptions for content services over ad-based business models? Read More