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Zoom and other stay-at-home tech stocks rise on new Covid variant fears

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shares of Zoom were up more than 10% before markets opened on Friday morning as a new Covid variant raised concerns in South Africa. Other stocks that have benefited from stay-at-home trends during the pandemic were also up. Peloton stock......

Instagram chief Adam Mosseri to testify before Congress for the first time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Adam Mosseri, Facebook Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Instagram’s chief executive Adam Mosseri is expected to testify before Congress for the first time the week of Dec. 6, a spokesperson for Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., confirmed to CNBC. “After bombshell reports......

Elon Musk sold another $1 billion in Tesla shares on Tuesday

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. Michele Tantussi | Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold about $1.05 billion in stock on Tuesday evening, according......

How many times must Facebook be caught censoring the truth?

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Rachel Bovard In the wake of the 2020 election, COVID-19 and every controversial event that has followed, Twitter, Facebook and Google have limited the free flow of information. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here......

Walmart looks to grab shopper attention with star-studded online shopping events

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Walmart+ home screen on a laptop computer in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart is adding another tool to its arsenal this holiday season to drum up online sales:......

These smart glasses offer a glimpse at the future Apple and Facebook are planning

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Avegant, a start-up in San Mateo, California, has built an LED light-engine that could enable device manufacturers to build small, stylish augmented-reality smart glasses. Courtesy of Avegant I recently tried a pair of prototype smart glasses from Avegant that gave......

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse, how will the world of advertisements look?

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A new video by Inspired by Iceland pushes back against experiencing life through the “metaverse,” as described by Mark Zuckerberg during Facebook’s rebranding to Meta on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Imagine at a......

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes takes stand in her criminal trial in surprise move by defense team

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos, arrives for the first day of her fraud trial, outside Federal Court in San Jose, California. September 8, 2021. Nick Otto | AFP | Getty......

TikTok usage surpassed Instagram this year among kids aged 12 to 17, Forrester survey says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Adam Mosseri speaks onstage at the WIRED25 Summit 2019 – Day 1 at Commonwealth Club on November 08, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Matt Winkelmeyer | Getty Images TikTok usage is spiking among young Americans at the expense of Instagram,......

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls on SEC to investigate Trump SPAC deal with DWAC for possible securities violations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., conducts a news conference in the Capitol, March 1, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate possible securities violations in......

Here’s why battery manufacturers like Samsung and Panasonic and car makers like Tesla are embracing cobalt-free batteries

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lithium-ion batteries contain a number of different materials including lithium, nickel, aluminum, iron, manganese and cobalt. Of all these metals, cobalt is the most expensive. For the past four years, the average cost of cobalt was higher than the cost......

Apple will sell parts so you can fix your iPhone or Mac in an apparent big win for right-to-repair advocates

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here iPhone 13 Pro Source: Apple Inc. Apple announced a new self-service repair program on Wednesday that will let customers buy parts to fix their own iPhones or Macs. The program will first allow iPhone owners to replace their screen, battery......

Senate confirms Big Tech critic Jonathan Kanter to lead DOJ Antitrust Division

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Antitrust attorney Jonathan Kanter testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee October 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images The Senate voted 68-29 on Tuesday to confirm Jonathan Kanter as Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice’s......

Pioneering App Breaks the Mold on Social Media – Technology

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(NewsUSA) -In the crowded world of social media, many businesses, influencers, and nonprofit organizations are looking for new ways to be heard, without censorship and becoming the product for big tech’s complex revenue systems. Breakout, a new free audio app currently raising money via crowdfunding (https://breakoutsocial.com/investors/), represents a unique addition......

Chinese livestreamers can rake in billions of dollars in hours. How long will it last?

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Online streamers prepare for the annual Double 11 online shopping festival at Lingu e-commerce industry park on October 27, 2021 in Linyi, Shandong Province of China. Xu Chuanbao | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — Even as China’s......

Ohio attorney general files lawsuit claiming Facebook misled investors about safety measures

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Meta, formerly known as Facebook, faces new charges from investors for allegedly violating federal securities laws by......

The metaverse is investable — and it’s going to be big, says tech billionaire

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A man demonstrates the uSens Inc. Impression Pi virtual reality and augmented reality interactive device at CES Unveiled, a media preview event for CES International, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Las Vegas. John Locher | AP The so-called metaverse has......

TikTok Resumes and Instagram portfolios: How college students are using social media to find jobs

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here College students are on social media pretty much every day but when it comes to their job search, more than a third said they don’t use social media at all, according to a survey from College Pulse. And we’re supposed to......

Are stock ‘cultists’ pumping AMC shares?

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Charles Gasparino Cult-like followers on social media could be driving AMC Entertainment’s stocks into a “pump-and-dump” scheme CEO Adam Aron begins to sell millions of shares, Charles Gasparino writes. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click......

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