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Marriott Gets Hacked, and Payless Makes an Epic Return!

While you were scouring cyber week deals, the Feds had quite a busy week with some of your favorite e
Marriott Gets Hacked, and Payless Makes an Epic Return!
By Hipsternomics  • Issue #47 • View online
While you were scouring cyber week deals, the Feds had quite a busy week with some of your favorite entertainers; DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather were fined for being IG influencers of deceptive crypto coins. Meanwhile, Judge Judy is pocketing $147 million salary in 2018. Okay let’s get into the stories you missed this week.

Top Stories
That feeling when you walking out of Payless with the freshest gear!
That feeling when you walking out of Payless with the freshest gear!
"If you're reading this, you've been hacked"
Chart of the week
If you've used any of these companies, survey says "you've been hacked!"
If you've used any of these companies, survey says "you've been hacked!"
Interesting Quick Hits
  • Millennials want financial security in partner over love Merrill Edge recently surveyed 1000 Americans ages 18-40, who make at least $50k/year, on what matters more to them in a relationship/partner? Turns out 56% want someone who provides financial security versus 44% who prefer to be in love. Also, 63% preferred a career-focused partner over a socially conscious or “woke” bae. What do you prefer?
  • More Black women die of cervical cancer in Alabama than anywhere else in the US, according to a new Human Rights Watch report. It blames Alabama’s “restrictive health insurance policies, lack of physicians, poverty and structural racism for the failure to properly treat the disease.” Citing only ONE gynecologist within five of Alabama’s poorest counties in the “black belt” region. In the US, cervical cancer kills about 2-in-100,000 women, or about 4,200 women a year. In Alabama, women die at a rate of 4-in-100,000, but also, Black women die at nearly twice the rate of white women, at 5.2-in-100,000 versus 2.7-in-100,000 for whites.
  • Birth Control for men? Now please, sign up here The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an new birth control for men in clinical trials with 420 couples. The gel, which will be applied to the back and shoulders, will release hormones to halt production of sperm while still maintaining the libido benefits of testosterone.
  • So you want to be an Entrepreneur? Bird, one of the $1 electric scooters you see everyone riding around California, now wants you to start your own scooter side hustle within its scooter hustle. The company that also allows people to pick up abandoned scooters in the streets and pay you to charge them for $5/scoot, now wants to help you own your fleet of branded scooter business, in exchange for 20% of each ride.
Companies mentioned (YTD): Bank of America -4%, General Motors -7%, Marriott -15%, Facebook -20%.
Resources of the Week
  • Resource: Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp - Apple launching a free two-week camp for female founders, to provide opportunity for women to receive one-on-one coding assistance, design sessions, App Store marketing, and more.
  • Podcast: “Do what you love” Mike Holston aka @therealtarzann discusses with Lewis Howes on how his passion for animals has led him to his unbelievable successful journey today.
  • Book: “The Obstacle is The Way by Ryan Holiday. I just started page 1, but I’ve heard great feedback about this book.
  • Documentary: Go see the “Invisible Hands” a new documentary by Charles Ferguson. Exposing child labor and trafficking within the supply chains of the world’s biggest companies, who make our everyday products. Currently showing in LA and NYC.
  • Bonus documentary for the culture:Lagos to London” This documentary shows the origin of today’s Afrobeats, its influence to the global dance and music culture.
Inside The Thriving Business Of ‘Man Weaves’ (HBO)
Inside The Thriving Business Of ‘Man Weaves’ (HBO)
This weekend’s brief was written at Ground Support Coffee shop in SoHo, Manhattan, while listening to “Championships” by Meek Mill and “The Mayor of Lagos” an Afrobeat album by Mayorkun. Thank you for reading through this weekend’s brief! Did you enjoy any specific article, just reply back to let me know. Have a great week!
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