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January 28, 2022


Italy has quietly become one of Big Tech’s most prolific antagonists

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A protest against multinational technology company Amazon during the Covid-19 pandemic, on Nov. 27, 2020, in Rome, Italy. Antonio Masiello | Getty Images News | Getty Images When Italy’s competition regulator slapped a hefty fine of 1.13 billion euros ($1.28......

Walmart is quietly preparing to enter the metaverse

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A shopper carries a bag outside a Walmart store in San Leandro, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart appears to be venturing into the metaverse with plans to create its own......

Bill Ford is doubling down on Ford shares, and quietly amassing more control of his great-grandfather’s company in the process

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Incoming Ford CEO Jim Farley (left) and Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. pose with a 2021 F-150 during an event Sept. 17, 2020 at the company’s Michigan plant that produces the pickup. Michael Wayland | CNBC DETROIT – Ford......

China reportedly took control of an Italian military drone maker quietly

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army honor guard perform the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square on New Year’s Day on January 1, 2021 in Beijing, China. Visual China Group | Getty Images Two Chinese state firms took control of an......

Nike is quietly preparing for the metaverse

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards First Facebook, now Nike? The apparel giant has taken its first steps into the metaverse. The Oregon-based company has filed several new trademarks this week that indicate its intent to make and sell virtual Nike-branded......

Democrats quietly limit House GOP effort to press for probes into Biden administration

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here According to publicly available documents reviewed by CNN, Democrats in March began slipping language into House rules that essentially blocks Republicans from using a “resolution of inquiry.” That tool allows a lawmaker to formally request information from the executive......

How the Supreme Court Quietly Undercut Roe v. Wade

New York Times
“I think it’s a reasonable question, whatever one thinks of the answers the court is reaching in these cases, whether we actually think it’s healthy for so many major questions affecting so many people to be resolved in this highly compressed, circumscribed, truncated review process,” Professor Vladeck said. The court’s......

Why the Royal Family Was “Quietly Pleased” That Meghan Markle Didn’t Attend Prince Philip’s Funeral – E! Online

Prince Philip’s funeral in April ended up being a chance for Prince Harry to make amends with his family overseas after his shocking interview with Oprah Winfrey. He reunited with brother… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Tim Scott quietly builds a mega-millions political operation

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The pro-Scott super PAC, Opportunity Matters Fund, has drawn support from conservative donors like Richard Gaby, who has bankrolled the likes of former President Donald Trump and Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. But Scott has also received backing from the......

JPMorgan, led by bitcoin skeptic Jamie Dimon, quietly unveils access to a half-dozen crypto funds

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., listens during a Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit discussion in Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images With little fanfare, JPMorgan Chase has......

Disinformation for Hire, a Shadow Industry, Is Quietly Booming

New York Times
In May, several French and German social media influencers received a strange proposal. A London-based public relations agency wanted to pay them to promote messages on behalf of a client. A polished three-page document detailed what to say and on which platforms to say it. But it asked the influencers......

Islanders Quietly Close Their Door to the Stanley Cup Finals

New York Times
David Waldstein The years drift by, the players, coaches and owners come and go, and the Islanders’ long wait for another appearance in the Stanley Cup finals continues. On Friday night, the Islanders were one win away from reaching hockey’s grandest stage for the first time since 1984, one goal......

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