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Shahid VIP

"It's very important to know a little bit about other people's lives."

The Arabic streaming service Shahid VIP has gone head to head with Netflix in the Middle East. Set to launch in the U.S. this month, it's now arriving in its backyard. Reporter Sam Blake talks with Sadek Sabbah, one of Shahid VIP's most important content creators, about telling Arab stories to the world.

DoorDash files for an IPO.

NASA Delays SpaceX Flight Until Sunday.

Covid skeptic Elon Musk tests positive, negative for virus.

Spotify plans massive livestream concert in Tokyo.

GM recalls 69K Chevy Bolt electric vehicles.

Uber is reportedly in talks to sell its self-driving car unit.

Electric vehicle-maker Rivian plans to sell its pickups for $75K.

TikTok Sale Deadline Extended

TikTok can breathe easier after the government gave the viral video app until November 27 to finalize a deal that would allay the government's national security concerns. Read more>>

Netflix Rival in Arab World Arrives in North America

The Arabic streaming service Shahid VIP has racked up 1.4 million subscribers, making it serious competition for Netflix in the Middle East and North Africa. Now, it's eyeing the U.S. and Canadian market with its 6 million or so Arabic speakers. We talk to one of its most important content creators. Read more>>

How Should I Structure My Annual Review Process?

Why do so many of us loathe annual reviews? They take too long, induce anxiety and gloss over employee engagement. dot.LA founder and former Zillow CEO and co-founder Spencer Rascoff has some advice to make the process better. Read more>>

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