In music business language, Michelle Obama has went triple platinum. The former first lady has sold over 3 million copies of her first memoir Becoming. In addition to selling more books than anyone this year, she will add more tour dates. 21 more tour events have been added for 2019, making it a grand total of 35 in total.The numbers of the book has made Becoming one of the best-selling books of all time. To read more about this story click here.
Colin Kaepernick, former NFL quarterback and inventor of the national anthem protest, has filed for trademark protection for a graphic depiction of his face and hair, a report notes.
By: Warner Todd Huston
Kaepernick’s company Inked Flash submitted the filing on October 6, ESPN said:
Last month, Apple became the first U.S company to be valued at $1 Trillion dollars. The technology giant has unveiled it’s new line of iPhones and the screen and price has increased. The iPhone Xs starts out with a price of $999. The iPhone Xs Max has starting price of $1,099 dollars and the more ‘affordable’ iPhone XR is $749 dollars. Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the hefty prices by saying that customers are on a payment plan with their carriers that allowed them to slowly pay the bill at $30 dollars a month or a $1 dollar a day. Cook also explained that “it’s not cheap” to make “the most innovative product available.” To read more about this story read here.
By CIARA LINNANE
Talk of Nike Inc. sales taking a hit from the company’s decision to put ex–NFL player Colin Kaepernick at the center of its latest “Just Do It” campaign is looking overblown, based on data from a Silicon Valley digital commerce research company. Continue reading