PayPal bans Alex Jones, saying he “promoted hate”

Enlarge / Alex Jones in Cleveland in 2016. (credit: Brooks Kraft/ Getty Images) Payment processing giant PayPal has cut off the account of Alex Jones—the latest in a long line of technology companies to cut ties with the radio host and online provocateur. “We undertook an extensive review of the Infowars sites and found instances […]

How to Get Promoted When You Feel Stuck in Your Current Position

Actually, the title of this article seems a little counterintuitive, doesn’t it?Because why would you want to be promoted in a gig that makes you feel stuck? Wouldn’t being “stuck” indicate needing to leave, or move on?Possibly.Or perhaps seeking and landing that promotion is just the thing to get you unstuck.Feeling stuck could be caused […]

S.H.I.E.L.D.: Jeff Ward Promoted to Series Regular for Season 6

Spoiler alert!…? Deke Shaw apparently still is with us, given that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has upped Jeff Ward to series regular for Season 6, airing next summer. Ward joined the ABC series last season, as Coulson & Co. found themselves transported not only into outer space, but quite a ways into the future. There, they […]

Good Doctor: Fiona Gubelmann, Plus 3 Others, Promoted to Series Regular

The Good Doctor is staffing up, promoting four recurring actors to series regulars for Season 2. RELATEDGood Doctor Finale: EP David Shore Breaks Down Glassman’s Surprising Fate, Shaun’s Big Blunder and More The four promotions come on the heels of some bad news: Original cast member Chuku Modu (aka Dr. Jared Kalu) will not return for […]

Younger: Charles Michael Davis Promoted to Series Regular

Younger‘s fifth season is going to be in-Zane. RELATEDThe Originals: What to Expect From Klaus and Caroline in Season 5 Production on Younger‘s fifth season began earlier this week, though a premiere has yet to be announced. Your hopes for Season 5? Drop ’em in a comment below. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Microsoft promoted its ‘Minecraft’ boss to be the new executive in charge of all Xbox game efforts (MSFT)

Rev3Games/YouTube Microsoft has appointed “Minecraft” leader Matt Booty to new corporate VP of Microsoft Studios, the firm’s internal group overseeing gaming for Xbox, PC, and mobile. He will report directly to Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s highest-ranking executive of its gaming efforts, who himself reports to CEO Satya Nadella. Booty’s job will be to execute Spencer’s strategy […]

PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan gets promoted to deputy president of SIE

Sony Interactive Entertainment has a new deputy president. Jim Ryan, who previously served as president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe, has moved up to a new role under SIE president and chief executive officer John Kodera. Ryan has worked at Sony’s PlayStation division for nearly 20 years, and in addition to his role in Europe, […]

Today: Hoda Kotb Officially Promoted to Co-Anchor, Joining Savannah Guthrie

Hoda Kotb is starting the new year with a new job: She has officially been promoted to Today co-anchor, alongside Savannah Guthrie, NBC announced Tuesday. RELATEDMidseason Ratings Report: What Are NBC’s Best & Worst Shows? Kotb had been filling in at the anchor desk since Nov. 29, after Matt Lauer was fired following allegations of […]

Citigroup’s new managing-director list is out — here are the investment bankers and traders who just got promoted (C)

Thomson Reuters Citigroup just announced a new class of 120 managing directors in its Institutional Clients Group. “A promotion to Managing Director is a career-defining accomplishment and each of these individuals makes a remarkable, differentiated contribution to Citi, fulfills our Leadership Standards and embodies our Mission of Progress,” Jamie Forese, CEO of the Institutional Clients Group […]

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has promoted his sister to a key political position

Thomson Reuters SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons are a “powerful deterrent” which guarantee North Korea’s sovereignty, state media reported on Sunday, hours after US President Donald Trump said “only one thing will work” in dealing with the isolated country. Trump did not make clear to what he […]