[Shocking Video] Real-Life "Iron Man"

By Crowdability, on Friday, October 9, 2015

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Netflix Nearly Blows $46 Billion

In the year 2000, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) tried to sell itself to Blockbuster for $50 million. Blockbuster laughed it out of the office. Fast-forward 15 years: Netflix is worth $46 billion; Blockbuster is a big fat zero. Sorry Blockbuster.

Listen Up! Vinyl’s Hot

Revenues from vinyl record sales are going through the roof. In the first half of 2015, vinyl sales reached $226 million—that’s way more than Spotify’s ad-supported streaming services brought in. Get the spin here.

Clothing Company Takes on Silicon Valley’s Tech Elite

Baltimore-based Under Armour (NYSE: UA) has built a great business making athletic clothes. So why did it recently spend nearly $1 billion to buy up a bunch of “apps” built by Silicon Valley tech geeks? Stick to your knitting!

Drones Attack—and Get Fined Nearly $2 Million

On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration threw a $1.9 million fine at a Chicago-based drone company. The infraction? Endangering the safety of regulated airspace with 65 joyrides over New York City and Chicago. Fly high, sweet drones.

[Shocking Video] Real-Life “Iron Man”

After an American commando died kicking in a door in Afghanistan, the top commander of U.S. Special Operations vowed to prevent similar tragedies. Now the military is readying a battery-powered exoskeleton made of liquid armor. Gear up for battle.


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