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Blackstone Will Acquire Ancestry.com for $4.7 Billion

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Blackstone Group Inc (BX.N) agreed to acquire genealogy provider Ancestry.com Inc from private equity rivals for $4.7 billion, on Wednesday. Blackstone is buying Ancestry.com from private equity firms Silver Lake, Spectrum Equity and Permira. There has been a significant increase in Ancestry.com’s value in the last four years compared to when Silver Lake and GIC invested …

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Michelle Obama Reveals She Is Battling “Low-Grade Depression” Amid Racial Tensions & Trump’s Handling Of The Murders Of Black People

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Our favorite first lady Michelle Obama opened up about “dealing with some form of low-grade depression” due to the lingering coronavirus pandemic, the current unrest stemming from racism as well as the “hypocrisy” of the Trump administration, who frequently takes shots at her husband, former President Barack Obama. On episode …

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Colorado State University Launches Investigation Following Allegations That Coaches Told Football Players Not To Report COVID-19 Symptoms

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 Written by @kristenshylin_ Despite announcing no active COVID-19 cases on July 20, the Colorado State football program had 11 confirmed cases by Sunday, ESPN reported. Multiple players accused a position coach of instructing athletes to hide symptoms because “we can’t afford it.” As a result, Colorado State President Joyce McConnell …

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Instagram Launches Answer To TikTok, Instagram Reels

Instagram Reels

Instagram has launched Reels, its answer to TikTok, on Wednesday. The Facebook-owned company added the feature, which allows users to shoot, edit, and post 15-second video clips set to music or audio, Billboard reports. The videos can be viewed via Instagram’s Explore page. Director of product Tessa Lyons-Laing said Reels …

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