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WeWork CEO Neumann's $700 million cash-out says a lot about how the massive influx in venture capital has changed the market

WeWork CEO Neumann's $700 million cash-out says a lot about how the massive influx in venture capital has changed the market

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Traditionally, venture capitalists frowned on startup founders selling any of their personal stakes in their companies before the firms went public or were acquired. But it's...
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From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech's Q2 earnings reports

From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech's Q2 earnings reports

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The tech industry's second quarter earning season kicked off in mid-July, with Netflix first out of the gate with its results. Over a period of several weeks all the leading...
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Toys 'R' Us Is Back. Meet The $40 Million-Backed Startup That Made It Possible

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

“This is truly a wake up call for the industry that has ignored our model to this point,” says CEO Vibhu Norby. “They're going to see that our model creates better stores and...
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June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.
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Mark Cuban says NBA player movement reflects job market across many industries

7 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Is all this player movement good for NBA business?
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Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon is hiring for two roles that are part of a new team called "stealth advertising innovation" to disrupt the gaming industry. The job postings promise candidates...
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Tech Insiders Offer Top Advice on How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

8 hours ago   |   Fortune

Last spring the Wall Street Journal ran a story with a headline that perfectly summed up an issue most U.S. companies are struggling with: “Corporate boards are still mostly...
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Netflix's price hikes help explain its terrible quarter and Wall Street analysts say it needs to be careful as new competitors spring up

Netflix's price hikes help explain its terrible quarter and Wall Street analysts say it needs to be careful as new competitors spring up

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

After a rough second quarter and with new competitors on the way, Netflix's pricing power in the US may be called into question. Customers will be gauging the value of Netflix...
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Von der Leyen's Green Deal isn't just a plan for the environment

10 hours ago   |   Bruegel

This week, as part of her impassioned pitch to MEPs, Ursula von der Leyen established climate change as the priority for her prospective European Commission, promising to...
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This Italian winery makes sustainable wines you can buy online starting at $8 a bottle - here's how it's influencing innovation in an industry set on tradition

This Italian winery makes sustainable wines you can buy online starting at $8 a bottle - here's how it's influencing innovation in an industry set on tradition

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Banfi , a winery led by one of the industry's few female CEOs, is the only winery to win an ISO award for sustainability. The family-run company invested ten years of research...
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Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events. Read more ...

Police shut down an Adidas pop-up selling 99-cent Arizona Iced Tea sneakers...

Police shut down an Adidas pop-up selling 99-cent Arizona Iced Tea sneakers after 2 teenagers were assaulted in massive crowds

Police shut down a pop-up selling Arizona Iced Tea-branded Adidas sneakers for 99 cents in New York City on Thursday due to safety concerns. The event drew massive crowds, with... Read more ...

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

All major US indexes climbed on Thursday as the markets reacted to more dovish commentary from the Federal Reserve around rate cuts. New York Fed President John Williams... Read more ...

Rep. Ilhan Omar greeted with new chant upon arrival in Minnesota: 'Welcome...

Rep. Ilhan Omar greeted with new chant upon arrival in Minnesota: 'Welcome home Ilhan'

US Rep. Ilhan Omar was welcomed back to Minnesota as members of her district gathered to greet her at the airport, chanting "Welcome home Ilhan." The Democratic congresswoman... Read more ...

If President Trump intervenes in the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, both...

If President Trump intervenes in the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract, both Amazon and Microsoft could end up as losers

Amazon and Microsoft, the finalists in the Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI contract, could both end up as the losers as Trump steps into the process. Trump said he wanted to look... Read more ...

Rory McIlroy had 2 disastrous holes through his nightmarish first round at...

Rory McIlroy had 2 disastrous holes through his nightmarish first round at the Open Championship that took him from tournament favorite to struggling to make the cut

Rory McIlroy got off to a bad start at the Open Championship on Thursday. McIlroy's first drive landed out of bounds, and eventually needed eight strokes to finish the par-4... Read more ...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP senators who blocked renewal of funding for 9/11 victims

Comedian Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders are slamming the two Republican Senators who blocked swift passage of a bill to permanently renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation... Read more ...

For the first time ever, Microsoft's cloud business unit generated more...

For the first time ever, Microsoft's cloud business unit generated more revenue than the Windows or Office segments

On Thursday, Microsoft announced it generated $11.4 billion in revenue from its Intelligent Cloud unit, which includes Azure and other cloud computing services. For the first... Read more ...