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'Nancy ETP': WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski on the Pelosi stock controversy and his next project for retail investors

WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski. Jaime Rogozinski. WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski talks to Insider about his blockchain-based trading platform WSB DApp. "This is very much a way for me to say crypto and Wall Street are definitely going to merge," says Rogozinski. He suggested the platform create a "Nancy ETP" to capture the attention on stock trading by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband. Jaime Rogozinski, the founder of WallStreetBets, believes there's poten...
Tags: Google, Congress, Trends, Markets, Tesla, House, Mexico City, Reddit, Nancy Pelosi, Wall Street Journal, Gamestop, Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee, WSB, US House, Carla Mozee


WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski breaks down the Nancy Pelosi stock controversy, and details his next project for retail investors

WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski. Jaime Rogozinski. WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski talks to Insider about his blockchain-based trading platform WSB DApp. "This is very much a way for me to say crypto and Wall Street are definitely going to merge," says Rogozinski. He suggested the platform create a "Nancy ETP" to capture the attention on stock trading by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband. Jaime Rogozinski, the founder of WallStreetBets, believes there's poten...
Tags: Google, Congress, Trends, Markets, Tesla, House, Mexico City, Reddit, Nancy Pelosi, Wall Street Journal, Gamestop, Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee, WSB, US House, Carla Mozee


Payments crazy for cannabis - 'Boomerang employees' - Youngkin chats Carlyle

Welcome to Insider Finance. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.On the agenda today:FIS is building a new team focused on the cannabis and CBD industry.The newest job market trend is a surge in "boomerang employees."Virginia GOP gubernatorial hopeful Glenn Youngkin detailed his hopes for the state and his time at Carlyle.Let's get started. FIS is hiring a manager focused on cannabis and CBD ...
Tags: Google, Congress, Virginia, Trends, Gop, American Express, Morgan Stanley, Fortune, Blackstone, Coinbase, Fis, WSJ, Cto, Citi, James Gorman, Carlyle Group


Amazon Puts Its Own 'Brands' First

Amazon gives a leg up to hundreds of house brand and exclusive products that most people don't know are connected to Amazon. From a report: It took Robert Gomez about five months to get his Kaffe coffee grinder to the big leagues in e-commerce: among the first three search results for "coffee grinder" on Amazon.com. Gomez, founder of Atlanta-based consumer goods startup 4Q Brands, said he obsessively refined his photos and description, amassed reviews from happy customers, and paid Amazon $40,00...
Tags: Amazon, Congress, Tech, Atlanta, Gomez, Amazon Basics, Kaffe, Robert Gomez, Markup, Amazon Copied Products, Amazon com Gomez, Amazon DR Mills


10 Things in Politics: Hunter Biden's art raises ethical questions

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Hunter Biden isn't Trump, but what he's up to deserves your attention - even if you hate Fox NewsRepublicans are bracing for an awkward Trump speech at a big donor eventDemocrats are already floating another massive spending billWith Phil Ro...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Disney, Nbc News, US, Trends, Walmart


10 things in tech you need to know today

Blue Origin Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Blue Origin is sending William Shatner to space today. Barring any further delays, the 90-year-old actor will head to the edge of space on Blue Origin's second civilian flight. You can watch his 11-minute journey, starting at 9:30 a.m. ET, here.2. A former Apple ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Cnn, Tim Cook, William Shatner, Nlrb, Blue Origin


'The most powerful person who's ever walked the face of the earth': How Mark Zuckerberg's stranglehold on Facebook could put the company at risk

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Getty Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has 55% of the company's voting shares, giving him majority power. Experts say it's "a bad idea" for one person to hold so much control of a behemoth like Facebook. The notion is more profound given leaked docs that show Facebook's dismissal of its societal harm. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds 55% of voting shares in the company, former employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen brought up in front of Congress ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Congress, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Bank Of America, Larry Page, Ford, Sergey Brin, Gm, SEC, Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg


The Intercept Reveals Facebook's Secret Blacklist of 'Dangerous Individuals and Organizations'

Sam Biddle writes via The Intercept: To ward off accusations that it helps terrorists spread propaganda, Facebook has for many years barred users from speaking freely about people and groups it says promote violence. The restrictions appear to trace back to 2012, when in the face of growing alarm in Congress and the United Nations (PDF) about online terrorist recruiting, Facebook added to its Community Standards a ban on "organizations with a record of terrorist or violent criminal activity." Th...
Tags: Facebook, Congress, America, Tech, United States, Angel Diaz, UCLA School of Law, Brian Fishman, Sam Biddle, Dangerous Individuals and Organizations, United Nations PDF


Facebook stock is testing a key 200-day support level after whistleblower allegations help spark 17% sell-off

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (left) and former Facebook employee Frances Haugen. Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images/Andrew Harnik/AP Facebook stock fell more than 2% on Tuesday, testing its key 200-day moving average as support.The social media company has fallen 17% from its record high reached on September 1.The decline in shares of Facebook was accelerated by the allegations from a whistleblower.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Facebook stock fell more...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Trends, Markets, Stock Market, Technical Analysis, Andrew Harnik, Matthew Fox, AP Facebook, Haugen, Facebook Stock, Mover, Facebook Stock Price


Apple Decides Its Victory Against Epic Wasn't Enough -- It Wants a Total Win

Apple wants another go in its legal battle against Epic Games. From a report: On Friday night, Apple announced it would ask for a stay on a judge's September order saying Apple would have to allow apps to direct customers to external websites. That ruling would let app businesses circumvent Apple's requirement to facilitate payments only inside of apps, where Apple takes up to a 30% cut. Apple is also appealing the ruling. Because Epic Games is also appealing the nine counts it lost, it could ta...
Tags: Apple, Congress, Court, Tech, App Store, Apple Kate Adams Apple


A Pentagon official said he resigned because US cybersecurity is no match for China, calling it 'kindergarten level'

Nicholas Chaillan. US Air Force. Nicolas Chaillan served as the US Air Force's software chief and worked on Pentagon security. He quit in September and told the FT last week that the US is far behind China on AI. "We have no competing fighting chance against China in fifteen to twenty years," he said. A senior cybersecurity official at the Pentagon said he quit because he thinks it's impossible for the US to compete with China on AI.Nicolas Chaillan joined the US Air Force as its f...
Tags: Google, Congress, China, US, Trends, Cybersecurity, Beijing, United States, News UK, Pentagon, Ai, US Air Force, Financial Times, Department of Defence, AI Google, Bill Bostock


Instagram to introduce “take a break” feature and “nudge” teens away from harmful content

Instagram to introduce new features to nudge teams away from harmful content | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram will introduce new measures to nudge teenagers away from harmful content and encourage them to “take a break,” from the platform, Facebook vice president of global affairs Nick Clegg said on Sunday. Clegg made the remarks on CNN’s State of the Union show less than a week after whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress about internal research that showed ...
Tags: Facebook, Congress, Tech, Cnn, Nick Clegg, Clegg, Alex Castro, Verge Instagram, Frances Haugen


‘Welcome to the party’: five past tech whistleblowers on the pitfalls of speaking out

Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistleblower, joined a growing list of Silicon Valley former employees to call out company policiesWhen Frances Haugen revealed she was the Facebook whistleblower who supplied internal documents to Congress and the Wall Street Journal, she joined a growing list of current and former Silicon Valley employees who’ve come forward to call out military contracts, racism, sexism, contributions to climate crisis, pay disparities and more in the industry.In the past days, t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Technology, Pinterest, Activism, Congress, Race, Discrimination at work, Silicon Valley, US work & careers, Wall Street Journal, Amazon Google, Haugen, Frances Haugen


Top Stories this AM: AOC goes after Manchin on spending bill; Google and YouTube cutting off climate change deniers; answers about Pfizer's longterm effectiveness

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: Waning influence? Trump urged GOP Senators to vote "no" on raising the debt ceiling. 11 including Mitch McConnell ignored him and voted to pave the way for passage. Some Senate Republicans broke with Trump to help Democrats clear a procedural vote paving the way for final passage.AOC goes for Joe's jugula...
Tags: Google, News, Congress, Youtube, Senate, White House, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, Pfizer, Biden, North Carolina, Black


Google and YouTube say they will cut off climate-change deniers from being able to monetize their content and display ads

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Google plans to intervene in content that promotes lies about climate change. YouTube previously banned all anti-vaccine content, despite historically avoiding content moderation. The policy will affect advertisers, publishers, and YouTube creators. Google is pulling the plug on climate deniers on its platform, banning content that contradicts well-established research from the scientific community, the company announced on Thursda...
Tags: Google, News, Congress, Climate Change, Youtube, Trends, Ipcc, Bloomberg, Google Maps, Misinformation, Avaaz, United Nations Intergovernmental Panel, Tech Insider, YouTube Partner Program, Kate Brandt, Getty Images Google


Where does Facebook go from here?

Let’s be really generous to Facebook and assume that 50% of what Frances Haugen just testified to before Congress was misconstrued in some way.Regardless, Facebook will argue their case (as they always do), deny everything (as they always do) and claim that no one really understands them (as they always do). Everyone will view whatever they say with extreme skepticism, and nothing will change.Maybe Facebook doesn’t care. Maybe the possibility of a repeal of their liability protection from...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Instagram, Congress, California, Washington, China, Tech, United States, Facebook Instagram, CCPA, Instead Facebook, Haugen, Third Facebook


Depressed investor sentiment amid recent volatility is flashing a contrarian signal pointing to more upside ahead for the stock market

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Investor sentiment remains bearish despite the S&P 500 being just 3% below its record high.Fearful investors and the absence of euphoria represents a buy signal for contrarian investors.Bullish investor sentiment fell for the third week in a row and are well below the historical average in AAII's most recent survey.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Stocks have historically climbed a wall of worry. And from rising inflation to...
Tags: Google, Congress, US, Trends, Markets, Cnn, Inflation, Tom Lee, Matthew Fox, AAII, Debt Ceiling, Stock Market Outlook, Lucas Jackson Reuters Investor, MI Exclusive, Contrarian Investing, Nicholas Carson


Buy the dip in Facebook as shares of the social media giant are set to rise as much as 35%, JPMorgan says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Erin Scott/Reuters JPMorgan says investors should buy shares of Facebook as the slump from recent highs. The stock has been pressured by negative news flow ranging from advertising issues to a whistleblower's leaking of internal documents. JPMorgan sees the stock rising to $450, a 35% increase from current prices. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook shares have taken a hit recently from investors worried about advertising hurdles f...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Congress, Senate, Trends, Markets, Wall Street Journal, Jpmorgan, Carla Mozee, Tech Stocks, Doug Anmuth, Facebook Ad Revenue, Reuters JPMorgan, Facebook Stock Price, MI Exclusive, Facebook Whistleblower


10 things in tech you need to know today

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Amazon-owned Twitch was hacked. The massively popular video-game-streaming site was breached, resulting in a major data leak.The leak included everything from Twitch's original source code to several years of popular creators' pay...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Texas, Congress, Steve Jobs, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Twitch, Wall Street Journal, Musk, Lucid, Don, Andy Jassy


Social media was once a neutral battleground. Now, both Republicans and Democrats have demonized them to drive political agendas.

Facebook, Google, Twitter, and others have become targets on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers using them to push their agendas. Google; Twitter; Instagram; Facebook; Samantha Lee/Insider Lawmakers have weaponized tech firms and their content moderation decisions to drive agendas. It's the culmination of a slew of factors, like the post-2016 techlash and the Trump administration. Experts say tech animosity has become "a core Republican tenet," and progressives want more rules. See more stor...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Instagram, Obama, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Trends


How both Republicans and Democrats came to hate big tech

Facebook, Google, Twitter, and others have become targets on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers using them to push their agendas. Google; Twitter; Instagram; Facebook; Samantha Lee/Insider Lawmakers have weaponized tech firms and their content moderation decisions to drive agendas. It's the culmination of a slew of factors, like the post-2016 techlash and the Trump administration. Experts say tech animosity has become "a core Republican tenet," and progressives want more rules. See more stor...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Instagram, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Tech, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill


Facebook whistleblower’s testimony could finally spark action in Congress

Despite years of hearings, the company has long seemed untouchable. But Frances Haugen appears to have inspired rare bipartisanshipThe testimony of Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee, is likely to increase pressure on US lawmakers to undertake concrete legislative actions against the formerly untouchable tech company, following years of hearings and circular discussions about big tech’s growing power.In a hearing on Tuesday, the whistleblower shared internal Facebook reports with Congres...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Social Networking, Congress, US, Social Media, US news, US politics, US Congress, Frances Haugen


Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Testifies On Capitol Hill; Tells Senators ‘We Must Act Now’

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Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Pinterest, Instagram, Congress, Cbs News, Senate, SEC, Capitol Hill, Bay Area, KPIX, San Jose State University, Senate Commerce, Rob Enderle, Enderle


US Lawmakers Demand Facebook Probes; Whistleblower Says Children Harmed

U.S. lawmakers pounded Facebook on Tuesday, accusing CEO Mark Zuckerberg of pushing for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety and they demanded regulators investigate whistleblower accusations that the social media company harms children and stokes divisions. Reuters: Coming a day after Facebook and its units including Instagram suffered a major outage, whistleblower Frances Haugen testified in a congressional hearing that "for more than five hours Facebook wasn't used to deepen ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, US, Tech, Capitol Hill, Zuckerberg, Reuters, Richard Blumenthal, Blumenthal, Marsha Blackburn, Senate Commerce, Haugen, Frances Haugen, Whistleblower Says Children Harmed


10 Things in Politics: Big Tech's private partnerships with ICE

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have taken advantage of a commonly used but little-known tool to quietly enter dozens of contracts with ICE and CBPThe Facebook whistleblower is set to testify before CongressThese 37 millennials are the new Supreme Cou...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, US, America, Trends, Bank Of America, Joe Biden, Fbi


10 things in tech you need to know today

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Facebook had a rough day yesterday. Following whistleblower Frances Haugen's interview on 60 Minutes (watch a clip here), Mark Zuckerberg's net worth took a nosedive, dipping by $7 billion in a matter of hours. What's behind the nosedive: A ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, China, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Alibaba, Jeff Bezos, Owen Wilson


Facebook whistleblower accuses firm of serially misleading over safety

Frances Haugen filed at least eight complaints against the company regarding its approach to safetyThe Facebook whistleblower, Frances Haugen, who testifies at the US Congress on Tuesday, has filed at least eight complaints with the US financial watchdog accusing the social media company of serially misleading investors and politicians over its approach to safety.The complaints, published online by the news programme 60 Minutes late on Monday – hours before Haugen’s testimony to US senators at 1...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Congress, US, Social Media, World news, US news, US politics, Digital Media, US Congress, Haugen, Frances Haugen


Preclusion; Customer Lawsuits; and the Kessler Doctrine

by Dennis Crouch PersonalWeb Technologies, LLC v. Patreon, Inc., Docket No. 20-1394 (Supreme Court 2021). This is a core civil procedure case pending before the Supreme Court.  Of course, procedure can and often does have a major impact on substantive rights.  The Supreme Court has now issued a Call for the Views of the Solicitor General (CVSG)–seeking the government’s input on whether to hear the case.  Although certiorari is certainly not guaranteed, CVSG is generally seen as a major step in t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Court, Patent, Kessler, Fed, The Supreme Court, Office Depot Inc, Mentor Graphics Corp, Federal Circuit, Petitioner, Dennis Crouch, Goodyear Tire Rubber Co


How tech platforms were dragged into America's polarized political tug-of-war

Facebook, Google, Twitter, and others have become targets on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers using them to push their agendas. Google; Twitter; Instagram; Facebook; Samantha Lee/Insider Lawmakers have weaponized tech firms and their content moderation decisions to drive agendas. It's the culmination of a slew of factors, like the post-2016 techlash and the Trump administration. Experts say tech animosity has become "a core Republican tenet," and progressives want more rules. See more stor...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Instagram, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Tech, Ted Cruz


Trump asks US judge to force Twitter to restart his account

Former US President Donald Trump asked a federal judge in Florida on Friday to ask Twitter to restore his account, which the company removed in January citing a risk of incitement of violence.Trump filed a request for preliminary injunction against Twitter in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, arguing the social media company was “coerced” by members of the US Congress to suspend his account.Twitter and several other social media platforms banned Trump from their ser...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Florida, Congress, US, Tech, Afghanistan, Taliban, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, Twitter Facebook, U S Capitol, Sci-tech, Bloomberg Twitter



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