• The Academy Awards Announced a New ‘Popular Film' Category-Now It's Rolling It Back

    9 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has hit pause on its new plan for an Oscar award for “achievement in popular film.”
    Instead, the Academy will “examine and seek additional input,” it said in a statement Wednesday. The announcement last month of a possible new category came alongside several other changes to the annual awards ceremony's format.
    The new “popular” category was seen as an attempt by the Academy to increase the ceremony's television ratings, which have been sinking since Titanic won 11 awards in 1998. But last month's announcement of the new category got poor...
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  • Kry expands its telehealth service to France - under new brand, Livi

    9 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Swedish telehealth startup Kry, which bagged a $66M Series B in June for market expansion, is executing on that plan - announcing today it will launch into the French market on September 15.
    This will be the fourth market for the 2014 founded European startup, after its home market of Sweden, along with Norway and Spain. When we spoke to Kry in June it also said it was eyeing a UK launch, and it says now the country is “coming up next” on its launch map.
    Kry's boast for its service is it lets patients ‘see' a healthcare professional within 15 minutes - via a remote video consultation on...
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  • Ferrari to build a future as good as its past with new CEO: Chairman

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Under new CEO Louis Camilleri, Ferrari is determined to be as successful as it was under his predecessor Sergio Marchionne, the chairman of the Italian supercar maker told a shareholder meeting to approve Camilleri's appointment.
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  • Fiat Chrysler new CEO will announce plans for organization by end month

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Fiat Chrysler new CEO Mike Manley will announce his organizational plans for the car maker by the end of September, the group's chairman said at a shareholder meeting called to vote on the appointment of the new manager after former Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne's sudden death.
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