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Reddit's Profane, Greedy Traders Are Shaking Up the Stock Market

Bloomberg's Luka Kawa reports on the tips and tricks members of the r/wallstreetbets subreddit are using to push prices on the stock market, at least for the short term. Here's an excerpt from the report: The do-it-yourself traders of r/WSB are waging a kind of guerrilla warfare in the markets, trying to exploit what they see as weaknesses in the system to move prices where they want them. For anyone who wondered about where the small day traders who made the 1990s so wild went, meet the 2020 ve...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Reddit, WSB, Luka Kawa

26 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Apple's fascination with detail presents itself in subtle ways throughout the company's product line, from the Mac to the iPhone and Apple Watch. Here's a look at our favorite design elements that highlight the company's close attention to detail. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Thoughtful design has always been at the core of Apple's product development. Steve Jobs was especially keen on making products that are clean, friendly, and above all, simple to use — a set of pri...
Tags: Apple, Jobs, Steve Jobs, America, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Earth, Apple Watch, Apple Store, Steve, Jony Ive, Control Center, Kobe, Jonathan Ive Apple, Stanford California

Tim Cook said he would answer questions about the 'fairly dynamic situation' of Coronavirus at Apple's shareholder meeting, then closed the meeting without addressing it (AAPL)

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak was not a major talking point during Apple's annual shareholder meeting, despite the fact that it prompted the company to revise its March quarter revenue guidance earlier this month. Apple CEO Tim Cook briefly touched on the outbreak, calling it a "fairly dynamic situation" that has posed "a challenge" for the tech giant. Although the coronavirus wasn't a major talking point during the meeting, some advocates of shareholder proposals did bring it up in their t...
Tags: Apple, Cook, China, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Nasa, Tim Cook, Ubs, Cupertino, Denver, RBC Capital Markets, Robert Muller, China Apple, Timothy Arcuri, Ajit Rao

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the coronavirus is a 'fairly dynamic situation' and a challenge at annual shareholders meeting (AAPL)

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak may be the biggest challenge to Apple's business at the moment. It prompted the company to issue a rare revision to its revenue guidance for the March quarter after temporarily closing many of its stores and corporate offices in China. And more broadly, the outbreak caused global stocks to plummet earlier this week. But the coronavirus didn't emerge as a major talking point during Apple's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. Apple CEO Tim Cook briefly touch...
Tags: Apple, Cook, China, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Ubs, RBC Capital Markets, Robert Muller, China Apple, Timothy Arcuri

Your TV could cause an Amazon Echo or Google Home to accidentally listen to you up to 19 times a day, new report shows (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

Smart speakers such as the Google Home Mini, Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, and Harmon Kardon Invoke can be mistakenly activated by TV shows up to 19 times per day, according to a recent study from researchers at Northeastern University and Imperial College London. As part of the experiment, researches exposed the smart speakers to 125 hours of content from Netflix across a range of categories. Initial findings found that the speakers activated between 1.5 and 19 times per day on average. It's no...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, London, Microsoft, Office, Cortana, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Netflix, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Burger King, Amazon Echo

Meet the first wave of speakers & enter your startup for The Europas Awards, 25 June

Excitement for The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is hotting up. Here are the first wave of speakers and judges — and more are coming! The Awards – which have been running for over 10 years – will be held on 25 June 2020 in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London — creating a fantastic and fun garden party atmosphere in the heart of London’s tech startup scene. TechCrunch is once more the exclusive media sponsor of the awards and conference, alongside Th...
Tags: TC, Europe, Balderton Capital, UK, London, Elvie, Tech, Bloomberg, Italy, Middle East, Cbs, Financial Times, Lvmh, Starling, Accel, Balderton

Mike Bloomberg’s campaign is polluting the internet

From doctored videos to fake quotes, the presidential candidate is muddying the water online – and it’s workingIf a dumpster is already on fire, is there any harm in throwing some more trash into it?Mike Bloomberg’s campaign has spent the last month unapologetically performing the digital equivalent of dumping buckets of fresh garbage into the trash fire that is internet discourse in 2020, apparently with little or no concern for the toxic side effects. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Bloomberg, US news, Mike Bloomberg, US elections 2020

Who won the Democratic debate? Our panelists' verdict

The South Carolina debate was the final one before Super Tuesday. So who emerged as the victor? ‘Warren dominated the mic and Sanders held his ground’Oh yeah, man. Let’s get into it. Let’s dive into the issues that other debate moderators have not yet dared to approach so far. Questions such as: “Would you, as president, support a ban on trans fats and large sodas?”Did everyone else get this push notification from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning that there was going to be ...
Tags: Google, News, Nbc, China, Russia, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Iran, United States, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Middle East

Roger Stone Judge Scolds Trump, Allies Over Claims of Jury Bias

(Bloomberg) -- Three of the jurors who convicted Republican operative Roger Stone for lying to Congress and witness tampering testified that political bias played no role in their decision, pushing back against Stone’s contention that he deserves a new trial.U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson did not issue a ruling at the end of a Tuesday hearing on Stone’s request. But the judge said a juror’s social media posts criticizing President Donald Trump did not necessarily mean she was biased agai...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Bloomberg, Cnn, United States, Fox News, Jackson, Republican, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump

The rise of Marc Benioff, the bombastic owner of Time Magazine who just became Salesforce's sole CEO, has an $8 billion fortune, and owns a 5-acre compound in Hawaii (CRM)

Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block is stepping down, leaving Marc Benioff as the cloud software giant's sole chief executive. Benioff worked at Oracle for 13 years before leaving the company to work on Salesforce full time. Benioff has a net worth of $7.85 billion, Bloomberg estimates. Benioff got his first job at a jewelry store to save up for his first computer, but he was eventually fired for cleaning the floors with the wrong soap. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Marc Benio...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Steve Jobs, India, Global, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Georgia, Bloomberg, Indiana, Hawaii, House Of Representatives, Larry Ellison, Sydney

Who's running Mike Bloomberg's secretive agency, Netflix's 'postmortem' emails, and Google's advertising push for Maps

Hi! Welcome to the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter. I'm Tanya Dua, a senior advertising reporter filling in for Lucia this week. If you're new to this email, sign up for your own here. Send me tips or feedback at [email protected] Before I get into the past week's news, a plug: We're publishingBusiness Insider's inaugural list of rising stars of brand marketing. Learn more and submit your ideas by Feb. 28 here and feel free to email me with any questions. Now, onto the news. As...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, NFL, Trends, CMO, Bloomberg, Netflix, Edelman, Google Maps, Donald Trump, Burger King, Coke, Viacom, Lucia, Hershey

Where to watch the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

Seven Democratic presidential hopefuls will meet tonight — Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 — in South Carolina for the party’s 10th debate. There will be one more candidate on stage tonight in Charleston, South Carolina, now that former California hedge fund manager and political activist Tom Steyer has qualified for the debate. Steyer will be joined by former Vice President Joe Biden, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar,...
Tags: Apple, Politics, New York, News, California, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Cbs News, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, Nbc News, Bloomberg, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer

The NTSB said Tesla's Autopilot and an inattentive driver were likely factors in a fatal 2018 crash (TSLA)

The National Transportation Safety Board said both Tesla's Autopilot system and an inattentive driver played a role in a fatal 2018 crash, The Verge reported. The NTSB held a hearing about the incident on Tuesday after a 23-month investigation. The 2018 incident raised questions about how Tesla has marketed Autopilot, and whether drivers are capable of using it responsibly. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that Tesla's...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Business Insider, Cadillac, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Huang, Mountain View California, Andrew Yang, Walter Huang

8 photos that show how different Apple stores looked when they first opened — and how they've changed (AAPL)

The first Apple retail stores opened their doors in May 2001.  The first stores had a mix of furniture, hawked deals on third-party products, and had dedicated Genius Bars where people could go for tech support. Since then, Apple had made the stores look sleeker and more modern and the Genius Bar has become a thing of the past. When the stores opened in 2001, Tim Cook was Apple's senior vice president of operations — these days, he's CEO. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ba...
Tags: Apple, California, Washington Post, Steve Jobs, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Glendale, Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Don, McLean Virginia, Angela Ahrendts, Glendale California, Glendale Galleria, Tysons Corner

Bloomberg May Be Taking Hits in the Polls, But He's Crushing the Social Media Cringe Finals

Former New York City mayor and billionaire oligarch Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign hasn’t had the best week since the Feb. 19 Democratic primary debate in Nevada, where he was more or less mechanically separated into meat byproducts by the rest of the field on everything from his support for stop-and-frisk…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Elections, Science, Technology, Instagram, New York City, Social Media, Bloomberg, Nevada, 2016 Election, Michael Bloomberg, Mike Bloomberg, Pobodys Nerfect This Mess Is A Place

Apple may be working on a new pair of high-end headphones to rival Bose and Sennheiser — here's everything we know about them so far (AAPL)

Apple is expected to release a pair of wireless over-ear headphones with premium sound quality, according to reports from Bloomberg, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, and YouTuber Jon Prosser. The headphones would offer the convenience of AirPods, but with an over-ear design and improved audio that would rival the likes of products made by Bose and Sennheiser. One report from Kuo suggests the headphones could debut in the first half of 2020.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple laun...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Bose, Alexa, Ming Chi Kuo, Cupertino California, Kuo, Prosser, Google Home, AirPods, Sennheiser Momentum, TF International Securities

Apple has reportedly signed a lease for 220,000 square feet of office space in New York near Madison Square Garden (AAPL)

Apple has signed a lease for new office space in Manhattan, according to a report by the New York Post.  The 220,000 square feet of space is located at 11 Penn Plaza, near New York's Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.  The lease will run for five years, according to the New York Post.  Apple already has office space in New York in the Flatiron neighborhood, and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple has signed a five-year lea...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, New York Post, Elon Musk, New York, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Manhattan, Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, Flatiron, Cupertino California, Long Island City, Vornado, Hudson Yards

Steve Jobs would have been 65 on Monday. Here's how the late Apple CEO saved the company from disaster and set it on the path to a $1 trillion valuation. (AAPL)

When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1996, the company was in dire straits.  He quickly staged a boardroom coup, becoming CEO once again and working to turn the company around via new products and an investment from Apple's main rival, Microsoft.  During Jobs' tenure, Apple launched the iMac, iBook, iPod, Mac OS X, iPhone, iPad, and more. These days, the company is worth over $1 trillion. Jobs, who died in 2011 from pancreatic cancer, would have turned 65 on Monday.  Visit Business Insider's h...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Cook, Jobs, Microsoft, Mac, California, Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Virginia, New York City, Disney, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Cnn

Meet the former Facebook CMO who's leading Mike Bloomberg's Hawkfish, the best-connected tech and data firm in politics

Mike Bloomberg started Hawkfish, data-driven startup, in 2019 to help the Democratic Party compete with Republicans across the country. The firm gained attention when the former New York City mayor announced his candidacy, and its primary goal is to elect Bloomberg. Business Insider spoke to several Hawkfish employees and advisors, who provided a picture of the organization now run by former Facebook CMO Gary Briggs. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2019, before former N...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, New York City, Trends, CMO, Bloomberg, Iowa, Michael Bloomberg, Briggs, Viacom, WPP, Democratic Party, Facebook Google, Mike Bloomberg, Facebook Snapchat, Gary Briggs

The iPhone 12 will reportedly come with faster Wi-Fi, and this small change could have huge implications for Apple's future smartphone plans (AAPL)

Apple's next iPhone may support the 802.11ay Wi-Fi standard, according to Macotakara. The standard would enable low-latency Wi-Fi connections and more precise location tracking, which could be critical for augmented reality and other new features. Apple already built more accurate spatial awareness into the iPhone with the iPhone 11's Ultra Wideband chip, and adding this new Wi-Fi standard would only further such efforts. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. While much of the n...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Ars Technica, Tim Cook, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Qualcomm, MacOtakara

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. WeWork paid over $2 million in cash to a woman who threatened to expose claims of sex, illegal drugs, and discrimination in a horrifying 50-page document. With at least one external law firm, WeWork launched an investigation that would later find credible evidence of sexual relations between coworkers and drug use.  Huawei is downplaying coronavirus impact on its smartphone sales, but experts say it will suffer more than Apple. ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, London, Microsoft, Obama, US, Trends, Bloomberg, New York Times, WeWork, Sequoia Capital, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department

How Peloton Bricked the Screens On Flywheel's Stationary Bikes

DevNull127 writes: Let me get this straight. Peloton's main product is a stationary bicycle costing over $2,000 with a built-in touchscreen for streaming exercise classes. ("A front facing camera and microphone mean you can interact with friends and encourage one another while you ride," explained the Kickstarter campaign which helped launch the company in 2013, with 297 backers pledging $307,332.) Soon after they went public last summer, Bloomberg began calling them "the unprofitable fitness co...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Kickstarter, Flywheel, Peloton, Peloton Peloton

A $1 slice of Apple, WeWork's $2 million settlement, and Michael Bloomberg's ad spree

Hello! Imagine the following scenario: You're a first time investor who wants to start trading on a fancy new app you've downloaded to your iPhone. But your dream investment, Apple, has a stock price of around $310, more than the $200 you've put aside to start investing. Enter: fractional-share trading. As Dan DeFrancesco and Rebecca Ungarino report this week: At a time when some of the most popular stocks are at all-time highs, fractional-share trading allows customer exposure to companies they...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Texas, Wall Street, Boston, Amc, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Rebecca, Netflix, Healthcare, Pimco

The CEO of $2.75 billion GitLab explains what the company has to do to maintain its culture of radical transparency after it goes public this year

Back in 2015, GitLab set a very specific goal: It would go public in November 2020. Now worth $2.75 billion, GitLab is still on target — though GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij says that it "might be sooner, and it might be later" depending on market conditions. Sijbrandij says that to get there, the company needs to build a more "predictable" business and make itself more transparent to would-be investors. In the past year, GitLab nearly tripled in size, but has also undergone some internal turmoil ...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Wall Street, China, Ipo, Russia, Trends, Bloomberg, SEC, Gitlab, Business Insider, Schulman, Google Cloud, Sid Sijbrandij, Sijbrandij, Hurewitz

Facebook has reportedly shown users 1.5 billion Bloomberg 2020 ads, more than twice as many as all other presidential candidates combined, including Trump

Facebook users have seen more than twice as many ads from Bloomberg's campaign in 2020 than from all his opponents combined, according to a new report from The Guardian. The Guardian's analysis found that people have seen 2.3 billion presidential campaign ads on Facebook so far this year, and more than 1.5 billion of those came from Bloomberg. Since launching his campaign in November, Bloomberg has spent $45 million on Facebook ads — also more than his opponents combined, The Guardian found. T...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York City, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Reuters, Mike Bloomberg, Reuters Visit Business Insider, Washington Post Bloomberg

Trump’s Election Day YouTube takeover plan feels very different in 2020

According to a report from , the Trump campaign called dibs on some of the most prized ad space online in the days leading up to the 2020 U.S. election. Starting in early November and continuing onto Election Day itself, the campaign will reportedly command YouTube’s masthead, the space at the very top of the video sharing site’s homepage. YouTube is now the second most popular website globally after the online video platform overtook Facebook in web traffic back in 2018. Bloomberg didn’t re...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Obama, Youtube, Government, Tech, Bloomberg, Policy, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Bloomberg, 2020 Election, Trump 's Election Day YouTube

Meet the key people who are leading Mike Bloomberg's digital campaign to topple Donald Trump

Mike Bloomberg started secretive ad agency Hawkfish to aid in his presidential campaign, and it's packed with people from the worlds of politics, advertising, and technology. To beat Donald Trump, the Bloomberg campaign has hired widely from companies like Facebook, Google, and ad agencies. Business Insider identified 17 people in key roles in and around Hawkfish, including former Facebook CMO Gary Briggs, who is leading it. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Hawkfish is the digital agency...
Tags: Google, Motorola, Facebook, New York, Hollywood, Instagram, Microsoft, Obama, Kentucky, Stanford, White House, New York City, Trends, Linkedin, CMO, Nike

Bloomberg is hiring from places like Facebook, Snapchat, and Viacom as he throws unlimited money at his campaign

Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign and his secretive data firm, Hawkfish, have also been hiring at a rapid pace to win the Democratic Party nomination and beat Donald Trump. The list of agencies working for Bloomberg now includes Horizon Media, Dentsu, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Oberland. Hawkfish and Bloomberg have hired former tech executives at Facebook, Google, Snapchat, and Viacom. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Mike Bloomberg has spent over $400 million on advertising...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, Americas, Trends, Bloomberg, Vogue, Donald Trump, Briggs, Viacom, Business Insider, Jonathan Jarvis, Democratic Party, Mike Bloomberg, Facebook Snapchat, Jeff Goodby

Michael Bloomberg is hiring from places like Facebook, Snapchat, and Viacom as he throws unlimited money at his campaign

Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign and his secretive data firm, Hawkfish, have also been hiring at a rapid pace to win the Democratic Party nomination and beat Donald Trump. The list of agencies working for Bloomberg now includes Horizon Media, Dentsu, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Oberland. Hawkfish and Bloomberg have hired former tech executives at Facebook, Google, Snapchat, and Viacom. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Mike Bloomberg has spent over $400 million on advertising...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, Americas, NFL, Trends, Bloomberg, Vogue, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Briggs, Viacom, Business Insider, Jonathan Jarvis, Democratic Party, Mike Bloomberg

Facebook allows pro-Bloomberg posts from paid staffers, may change that now

Facebook is reportedly considering making it just a wee bit clearer that pro-Bloomberg political campaign posts come from paid staffers on Michael Bloomberg's political campaign. Yes, 2020 is bonkers. Facebook is considering ways to show when a paid campaign staffer shares a political post on the site, reports Julia Boorstin at CNBC. “This comes after Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s campaign said it was paying staffers to post on social media on its behalf.” Oh. Excerp...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Politics, Elections, Technology, News, Tech, Bloomberg, US news, New York Times, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Cnbc, Mike Bloomberg, Picks, Cambridge Analytica

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