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Instagram Gets a 'Like' And Shares Ad Revenue With Influencers

Instagram Gets a 'Like' And Shares Ad Revenue With Influencers

In the Pixar movie "Coco," mariachi star Ernesto de la Cruz used to have "seize your moment," as his motto. He took it in the wrong way as he committed murder, but on the bright side of the story, taking the whole de la Cruz quote, "Success doesn't come for free. You have to do whatever it takes to ... Read more.

US to Reopen Economies in 50 States; Markets up, But be Aware

US to Reopen Economies in 50 States; Markets up, But be Aware

Stocks, currencies, and futures markets are trading higher on Wednesday as investors welcome news that all 50 states in the American union have starte... Read more.

Gold on Consolidation Mode Before Attacking The 1,750; Silver on Fire

Gold on Consolidation Mode Before Attacking The 1,750; Silver on Fire

Gold and silver are trading positive on Wednesday amid optimism in markets due to a potential coronavirus vaccine and hopes for a new cash injection i... Read more.

Moderna to Cash in COVID-19 Vaccine Prospects; Expects to Raise 1.34B

Moderna to Cash in COVID-19 Vaccine Prospects; Expects to Raise 1.34B

The news hit the wires on Monday, and Bob Langer, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), saw how its early investment and wor... Read more.

Powell: US GDP to Collapse 30%, but Recovery expected in Q3 2020

Powell: US GDP to Collapse 30%, but Recovery expected in Q3 2020

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the United States economy could fall as much as 30% in the second quarter. Still, the country would avoid ... Read more.

Apple All-in on AR and Buys NextVR, The Virtual Reality Startup

Apple All-in on AR and Buys NextVR, The Virtual Reality Startup

"NextVR is Heading in a New Direction." With this message, virtual reality content provider NextVR announced its acquisition by Apple on May 14. On th... Read more.

Amazon Launches New Fire to Win The Tablet-in-Home War

Amazon Launches New Fire to Win The Tablet-in-Home War

A faster processor, more RAM, and USB-C charging are few of the new features that Amazon is offering in its new upgraded Fire HD 8 tablet as a way to ... Read more.

Avianca Holdings Files Chapter 11 as The Airline Fails to Find Bailout

Avianca Holdings Files Chapter 11 as The Airline Fails to Find Bailout

Latin American airline holding company Avianca Holdings filed chapter 14 bankruptcy Sunday in New York according to a press release published by the c... Read more.

Airbnb Lays Off 1,900 Employees and Refocuses on Travel Like a Human

Airbnb Lays Off 1,900 Employees and Refocuses on Travel Like a Human

In an emotional message, Airbnb CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky announced the layoff of 1,900 employees, around 25% of its global workforce, due to th... Read more.

Robinhood Raises $280 Million in Series F Funding And Bets on Expansion

Robinhood Raises $280 Million in Series F Funding And Bets on Expansion

After adding 3 million new accounts just in 2020 but experiencing some technical failures due to scalability problems and the increase of activity on ... Read more.

Warren Buffett Sells All Airlines Stocks Due to COVID-19 Crisis

Warren Buffett Sells All Airlines Stocks Due to COVID-19 Crisis

The Oracle of Omaha reported that Berkshire Hathaway had sold its entire $4-billion stake in airlines as "the world has changed for the airlines." Wit... Read more.

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