Edward

Trump Media fired whistleblower after he spoke to Washington Post

In this photo illustration, the social media platform, Truth Social logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a photo of former US President Donald Trump displayed in the background. Rafael Henrique | Lightrocket | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump’s media company fired an executive Thursday after he shared internal …

Read More »

‘We’ll just keep funding Ukraine govt for free’

A smartphone with the Starlink logo displayed on the screen. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Elon Musk said in a tweet Saturday that his company SpaceX would continue to fund Starlink satellite internet terminals for the Ukrainian government as it battles invading Russian forces. “The hell with it,” the …

Read More »

Meta Horizon Worlds metaverse losing users, falling short of goals: Report

Horizon Worlds, Meta‘s flagship metaverse for consumers, is failing to meet internal performance expectations, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reviewed internal company documents. Meta initially aimed to reach 500,000 monthly active users in Horizon Worlds by the end of the year, but the current figure is less than …

Read More »

The female venture capitalist creating billions in a new world of work

Female venture capitalist Brianne Kimmel says venture investing requires a certain mindset. “The best VCs are deeply paranoid, and always looking out for what’s next or what we missed. A large part of what we do is research,” Kimmel said. For Kimmel, who launched Los Angeles-based Worklife Ventures in late …

Read More »

In the college sports pay era, women are emerging as big winners

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – MARCH 6: Iowa guard Caitlin Clark (22) raises her arms in an effort to get the crowd cheering during the Women’s Big Ten Tournament Championship college basketball game between the Indiana Hoosiers and the Iowa Hawkeyes on March 6, 2022 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. (Photo …

Read More »

Apple workers in Oklahoma vote for company’s second U.S. union store

A shopper looks at a wall fully occupied with iPhone case covers at the American multinational technology company Apple store in Hong Kong. China’s consumer prices rose at a slower-than-expected pace in August amid heatwaves and Covid-19 flare-ups, while producer inflation eased to the lowest since February 2021, official data …

Read More »

Cloud stocks just wrapped up their worst week since January

Rowan Trollope, CEO, Five9 Scott Mlyn | CNBC Cloud stocks plummeted 11% this week, the steepest drop since January, as executive departures at Five9 and Zscaler and investors’ continued rotation out of risk combined to send the group to its lowest level since March 2020. The WisdomTree Cloud Computing Fund, …

Read More »

Rupert Murdoch explores reuniting Fox and News Corp

President Donald Trump (L) is embraced by Rupert Murdoch, Executive Chairman of News Corp, during a dinner to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea during WWII onboard the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum May 4, 2017 in New York. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | …

Read More »

Amazon shoppers shrug off second Prime Day sale

A worker delivers Amazon packages in San Francisco, California, US, on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale is on through Oct. 12 to boost sales among cost-conscious consumers who are expected to start their holiday shopping even earlier this year. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon …

Read More »

Even as inflation bites, consumers are still turning to Amazon

A spate of fresh data this week showed consumers are feeling the sting from high inflation. While that likely means more pain for retail stocks, new Wall Street research suggests club holding Amazon (AMZN) is consumers’ most preferred online shopping platform, buttressing the Club’s long-term belief in the e-commerce giant. …

Read More »