Marvel Gave Thanos’ Infinity War Snap An Official Name

Marvel Gave Thanos’ Infinity War Snap An Official Name

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a fascinating place, especially since Avengers: Infinity War arrived in theaters back in April. The Russo Brothers’ did the impossible with the blockbuster, and it was a critically acclaimed installment that also performed at the box office. The film also shocked hardcore Marvel fans and casual moviegoers alike, when Josh Brolin’s Thanos succeeded in his quest and wiped out half the galaxy with the snap of his finger. No one…

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The Russo Brothers Have An Avenger They Wish They Could Have Saved From The Snap

The Russo Brothers Have An Avenger They Wish They Could Have Saved From The Snap

We lost a lot of heroes at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. About half of the Marvel Cinematic Universe disappeared into dust in the final moments of the film. Many of us lost our favorite character and it seems that even the directors of the movie, Joe and Anthony Russo, might have lost theirs. The directors recently revealed that, as fans, and not directors, they wish they could have spared Peter Parker the pain…

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Two More Marvel Characters Reportedly Survived Thanos’ Snap

Two More Marvel Characters Reportedly Survived Thanos’ Snap

With the snap of his Infinity Gauntleted fingers, Thanos changed the course of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in an instant. Thanks to the power of the six Infinity Stones, he was finally able to bring forth his vision of true balance in the universe at the end of Avengers: Infinity War by wiping out half of all life, and the surviving half must now adapt with a radically-altered reality. Apparently we can count Stellan Skarsgård’s…

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Imran Khan former Snap chief strategy officer

Imran Khan former Snap chief strategy officer

Snap‘s former chief strategy officer believes that while companies should be wary of their competitors, they must not forget to focus on their customers. “I think that so many companies always forget who their customers are,” Imran Khan told CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa during a fireside chat at the East Tech West conference held in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, China. “Once you identify who your customers are, you have to be maniacally focused on serving…

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Snap Hires Two Executives to Take Over From Departing Imran Khan

Snap Hires Two Executives to Take Over From Departing Imran Khan

Snap hired two executives to take on the responsibilities of departing Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan, adding technology-industry veterans to help bulk up its advertising business and build partnerships. Jeremi Gorman, formerly head of global advertising sales at Amazon.com, will be chief business officer. Jared Grusd, who was chief executive officer of the Huffington Post and previously worked at Spotify and Google, is joining as chief strategy officer, overseeing content, partnerships and corporate development, Snap…

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Trump’s trade talks with China could snap markets out of their funk

Trump’s trade talks with China could snap markets out of their funk

Stocks sold off in the worst Thanksgiving holiday week for the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 since 2011. The Dow was down 4.4 percent for the week, to 24,286, while the S&P 500 was off 3.8 percent, to 2,632. Nasdaq was down 4.3 percent, at 6,938. Stakes are high for the talks between Trump and Xi, and traders have been awaiting that meeting as a potential catalyst that could shake the market out of its…

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Snap Loses More Users Than Expected in Q3, Forecasts Further Fall Next Quarter

Snap Loses More Users Than Expected in Q3, Forecasts Further Fall Next Quarter

Snap lost more users than Wall Street expected in the third quarter as it continued to grapple with an unpopular redesign of its Snapchat photo-messaging app and fierce competition from Facebook’s Instagram. Daily active users are expected to fall again next quarter, Snap Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone told analysts on a conference call, which would mark the third sequential quarter of user declines. Snap shares, which have lost more than 52 percent since the beginning…

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Buy Snap because sentiment can’t get more negative, says Citron Research’s Andrew Left

Buy Snap because sentiment can’t get more negative, says Citron Research’s Andrew Left

The stock is on pace to end the week slightly higher despite a slew of bad news. On Monday Vice President of Content Nick Bell announced he was leaving the company, and on Wednesday the company revealed it had been subpoenaed by the SEC and Department of Justice over allegedly misleading investors in its IPO. Left believes the relatively small reaction in the stock on Wednesday — shares finished 3.4% lower — is a sign…

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Why Nick Fury Didn’t Call Captain Marvel Until Thanos’ Infinity War Snap

Why Nick Fury Didn’t Call Captain Marvel Until Thanos’ Infinity War Snap

If Captain Marvel could save the world, why did Nick Fury wait until he was half-snapped himself to contact her? Well, Marvel Comics’ Captain Marvel Prelude #1 just came out to connect some dots. Will Corona Pilgrim explained what Fury was thinking in that final Avengers: Infinity War scene: As writer Will Corona Pilgrim told Marvel, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) was putting all his hopes into the Avengers. When they just couldn’t quite seal…

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