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Britney Spears Shouts Out Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy on Twitter Ahead of His Competition

Britney Spears Shouts Out Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy on Twitter Ahead of His Competition

Entertainment
American freeskier Gus Kenworthy may be competing at the South Korean Winter Olympics with a broken thumb and a hip bruise, but he just got some very special celebrity encouragement on Twitter. “So proud of #TeamUSA!! Hey @guskenworthy, gimme, gimme more on the slopes today!!” Britney Spears tweeted on Saturday afternoon ahead of Kenworthy’s slopestyle event on Sunday (which airs Saturday night stateside). Spears, 36, hashtagged her message of encouragement “#ItsGusBitch,” and the whole thing sent the 26-year-old Kenworthy into exclamatory joy. “Oh. My. God. Was really not prepared to wake up to this,” he responded, retweeting her message. ” Not sure how I’m gonna ski today because I’m LITERALLY dead now but I’m gonna go that extra mile for you, Britney! Ilysm!!!” Keep Following PEOPLE’s C
Max & Murphy: Mollenkopf, Scholar of the City, Says Competition Key to Healthier Democracy De Blasio Seeks

Max & Murphy: Mollenkopf, Scholar of the City, Says Competition Key to Healthier Democracy De Blasio Seeks

Breaking News
Jarrett MurphyJohn Mollenkopf is a distinguished professor of political science and sociology and the director of the Urban Research Center at the CUNY Graduate Center. “New York City politics is fascinating not only because it binds many interests together in intimate conflict,” John Mollenkopf wrote in his 1994 book A Phoenix in the Ashes, “but because the stakes are so high.” Mayor de Blasio’s state of the city address on Tuesday night indicated he felt the same way. As he introduced his 10-point plan to reinvigorate democratic participation in the city, the mayor said, “We better understand a proud nation our mission is one of restoration. We must re-democratize a society that is losing its way.” Mollenkopf, a distinguished professor of politi...
FCC report finds almost no broadband competition at 100Mbps speeds

FCC report finds almost no broadband competition at 100Mbps speeds

Technology
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | jangeltun) If you live in the US and want home Internet service at speeds of at least 100Mbps, you will likely find one Internet service provider in your area or none at all. The latest Internet Access Services report was released by the Federal Communications Commission last week. The report's broadband competition chart finds that 44 percent of developed Census blocks had zero home broadband providers offering download speeds of at least 100Mbps and upload speeds of at least 10Mbps. Forty-one percent of developed Census blocks had one ISP offering such speeds, for a total of 85 percent with zero or one ISP. The remaining 15 percent had two or three providers at that level as of the end of 2016. That's up a bit from June 30, 2016, when about 12 percent o...
13 Competitor Analysis Tools to Spy on Your Competition

13 Competitor Analysis Tools to Spy on Your Competition

Social Media
Let’s talk about a subject that’s honestly a bit uncomfortable to some marketers. Competition. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in–marketing is a game of competing for the attention of your audience. With so many marketing channels available today, that competition is oftentimes fierce. Think about it. Competition for traffic, ad placement, followers and sales. The list goes on and on. And while the idea of conducting competitive analysis isn’t particularly “fun,” it’s absolutely necessary. Why Competitor Analysis Tools Are a Must-Have The good news, though? There are a ton of competitor analysis tools out there to help you quickly and efficiently assess how you stack up against your top competitors. And with the right tools on d...