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Facebook plans to clarify when pro-Bloomberg posts come from staffers

Former New York City mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is spending an unprecedented amount of money on his campaign. A big chunk of that is going into his social media efforts, where members of his campaign have been posting Pro-Bloomberg messages. The problem is there’s no obvious way to tell these messages come from paid staffers. According to CNBC, Facebook is considering taking steps to make it clearer that these messages come from paid staffers, though it did not disclose w...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, New York City, Bloomberg, Michael Bloomberg, Cnbc, Insider, CNBC Facebook


SpaceX said to be seeking around $250 million in funding, boosting valuation to roughly $36 billion

SpaceX is looking to raise around $250 million in new funding according to a new report from CNBC’s Michael Sheetz. The additional cash would bring SpaceX’s total valuation to around $36 billion, according to CNBC’s sources – an increase of more than $2.5 billion vs its most recently reported valuation. The rocket launch company founded and run by Elon Musk is no stranger to raising large sums of money – it added $1.33 billion during 2019, from three separate rounds. In total, the company ...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Tech, Nasa, Falcon 9, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Cnbc, Spacecraft, Falcon Heavy, Falcon, Outer Space, Starship, Bfr


Small Business Approval for President Trump at All-time High

The Q1 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey just reported President Trump has achieved an all-time high approval rating among small business owners. When it comes to the President the net approval rating is at 64%, a four percent increase from the previous quarter. Even more impressive is the fact that it is nearly the same for both male and female respondents. While 65% of men approve of the President, 61% of women are also showing their support. The four-percentage difference is almost a s...
Tags: Mexico, China, Sales, Canada, United States, Healthcare, Cnbc, Surveymonkey, Trump, Cohen, Small Business News, Jon Cohen, Mexico Canada Agreement USMCA, Small Business Approval for President Trump


Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is reportedly seeking close to $250 million in new funding at a $36 billion valuation

SpaceX is seeking to raise "about $250 million" at a price of $220 per share, according to a report by CNBC.  The new funding would reportedly value the company at around $36 billion. The push to raise new capital comes as SpaceX seeks to execute a handful of ambitious new projects, including a plan to send tourists into space. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SpaceX is seeking close to $250 million in fresh funding at $220 per share at around a $36 billion valuation, accor...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Bloomberg, Google Photos, Cnbc, Gwynne Shotwell, StarLink, Michael Sheetz


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


An Amazon seller is advertising its toys as 'free from virus' amid mounting fears over coronavirus

An Amazon seller is advertising toys for sale as "Shipped from Amazon Warehouse in US, Free from Virus."  Companies across the globe are grappling with supply-chain interruptions and factory closings spurred by fallout from the coronavirus, which causes a respiratory illness called COVID-19. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An Amazon seller is advertising toys as "free from virus" amid mounting fears around the coronavirus outbreak.  The seller is identified on Amazon's web...
Tags: Amazon, China, US, Trends, Cnbc, Amazon Warehouse, CNBC Amazon, Doubleeagle Industry Limited The company


WIRTW #588 (the “new voices” edition)

One of the benefits participating in the Tri-C High School Rock Off is that your band gets featured in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s “New Voices in Rock” video series. One of the benefits of advancing to the Finals is that your band gets featured a lot more in said video. So, without further adieu, I bring you Fake ID’s contribution to the Rock Hall’s “New Voices in Rock” series. The Finals are next Saturday night, February 29. Tickets are only $12 (including Rock Hall admission) and are availa...
Tags: Google, Law, Abc, Senate, Canada, Vox, Nlrb, Cnbc, Joe, Forbes, Eric, Rock Roll Hall of Fame, Eric Meyer, OSHA, Rock Hall, Krebs


China considers airlines bailout; OYO fights to keep hotels open - Daily Brief

OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal told CNBC that his company is trying to keep as many of its hotels in China open as possible. Like its peers, the Indian budget hotel chain has seen a drop in occupancy. China is one of its biggest markets and OYO works with about 9,000 hotels there
Tags: Travel, China, Cnbc, Ritesh Agarwal, Oyo


Former Pentagon Analyst Pleads Guilty to Sharing Classified Information

Prosecutors said Henry Kyle Frese shared top secret information with two journalists, one of whom was his girlfriend.
Tags: News, Nbc News, Pentagon, Justice Department, Cnbc, Amanda, KUBE, Courtney, Defense Intelligence Agency, Macias, Frese, Espionage and Intelligence Services, News and News Media, Classified Information and State Secrets, Henry Kyle Frese, Henry Kyle


Samsung Sparks Confusion After Sending Out Mysterious '1' Notification To Smartphones (slashdot)

Users of Samsung's Galaxy smartphones got a surprise Thursday morning as they were sent a random notification for its mobile tracking app . From a report: The notification, which some CNBC employees also received, was for Samsung's own "Find My Mobile" app and showed the number "1" twice, with no other information. Once clicked on, the notification disappeared, and some users reported via Twitter that it used up a chunk of their battery life. According to Samsung, the "1" notification was sent o...
Tags: News, Samsung, Cnbc, Msmash


Clips From Today’s Halftime Report

Reasonable to expect market pullback: Kari Firestone from CNBC. ...The post Clips From Today’s Halftime Report appeared first on The Reformed Broker.
Tags: Finance, Uncategorized, Cnbc, Kari Firestone


Samsung Sparks Confusion After Sending Out Mysterious '1' Notification To Smartphones

Users of Samsung's Galaxy smartphones got a surprise Thursday morning as they were sent a random notification for its mobile tracking app . From a report: The notification, which some CNBC employees also received, was for Samsung's own "Find My Mobile" app and showed the number "1" twice, with no other information. Once clicked on, the notification disappeared, and some users reported via Twitter that it used up a chunk of their battery life. According to Samsung, the "1" notification was sent o...
Tags: Samsung, Tech, Cnbc


Bloomberg Downplays Chinese Pollution: ‘It’s India That Is Even a Bigger Problem’

Former New York city mayor Mike Bloomberg downplayed China's contribution to climate change during Wednesday night's Democratic debate, arguing that the rapidly industrializing superpower has "slowed down" its  pollution in recent years.“Well you’re not going to go to war with them. You have to negotiate with them, and we’ve seen how well that works, with tariffs that are hurting us” Bloomberg said. “What we have to do is convince the Chinese that it is in their interest as well — their ...
Tags: New York, News, China, India, Bloomberg, Beijing, Chinese communist party, The New York Times, Pbs, Cnbc, Communist Party, Bloomberg News, Mike Bloomberg, Xi Jingping, Ben Sasse R Neb, Jingping


Google hit with new federal investigation over pregnant employee who claims discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has opened an investigation into a former Google employee’s pregnancy discrimination case, CNBC reports. Chelsey Glasson worked as a former user experience researcher with Alphabet’s Google for five years. She wrote an internal memo that went viral in the summer of 2019 called “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why.” This newest investigation adds to a growing pile. Google is facing a number of federal probes and w...
Tags: Google, Post, Business, Technology, News, Justice, Law, Labor, Pregnancy, Tech, US news, Tech News, Employment law, Discrimination, Seattle, Cnbc


Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman ramps up his criticism of Bernie Sanders, calling him a 'bigger threat' to the stock market than coronavirus

"He is not a socialist. He is, rather, a communist," Cooperman said about the Vermont senator in a CNBC interview.
Tags: News, Vermont, Cnbc, Bernie Sanders, Leon Cooperman, Cooperman


Drugmakers are turning to their Ebola and HIV playbooks as they race to fight the Wuhan coronavirus. Here's how 6 top firms are tackling a contagion that's already killed 1,800.

As the coronavirus outbreak has exploded into a global public-health emergency, leading drugmakers have begun researching treatments and vaccines to stop the virus.  Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, and GlaxoSmithKline are in the early stages of advancing vaccine candidates. The biotech Gilead is running trials to test an Ebola therapy as a treatment for the virus that causes the disease known as COVID-19. The virus' rapid spread has instilled urgency in developmental efforts, which are set to test ...
Tags: California, China, Africa, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Bill Gates, Middle East, World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, GlaxoSmithKline, Anthony Fauci, Nih, Wuhan, Cnbc, MERS


InVideo raises $2.5M and launches an automated assistant to make your videos better

Video editing startup InVideo has new funding and a new product. The San Francisco-headquartered company bills itself as the easiest way for anyone to create professional-quality videos, using a drag-and-drop interface, along with a library of templates and stock photos and videos. The resulting videos can then be optimized for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and other platforms. InVideo’s new assistant does even more to help with the process. As demonstrated for me by co-founder and CEO Sanket Sha...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, San Francisco, Tech, Cnbc, Shah, Grammarly, Gokul Rajaram, Anand Chandrasekaran, Sequoia Capital India, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Sanket Shah, InVideo, AT T Sony Music Reuters CNN, Ayman Al Abdullah


Today's the first day on the job for new WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani. Insiders told us why he's the guy to pull off one of the most difficult turnarounds Silicon Valley has ever seen.

Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork's new CEO, starts on Tuesday. To understand how he will likely lead the struggling coworking giant, we talked with six executives at his former company GGP. Mathrani started at the mall company GGP after his predecessors laid the foundation for a major turnaround, and he continued the plan with his operating expertise. WeWork wasn't his first stop after working at GGP's parent company — instead, he was set to be a consultant for the private-equity giant Starwood Capita...
Tags: India, Softbank, US, Trends, Chicago, Kanye West, Washington Dc, Sheldon Adelson, Starwood, Brookfield, Silicon Valley, Bill Ackman, WeWork, Nolan, Metz, Signal


5 Surefire Ways to Stop Thinking Your Paycheck is Never Enough

Speaking with high earners about the paycheck not being enough always turns into an satisfying chat. Even though the reasons are usually common (you just don’t know my situation being the most popular), we always end up with a good resolution. Why? Because no excuse passes the “the average income per household in 2007 was $50,233” test (source: US Census Bureau). Why can so many families live below $50,000 a year while others earning 4 times in the same country still feel poor? If you are wonde...
Tags: Marketing, US, Manhattan, Frugality, Cnbc, Central Park, Money Beliefs


Ways to work around the end of the stretch IRA

The Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement Act, or SECURE Act as it's popularly known, was attached to the omnibus spending legislation enacted in late 2019. Taxpayers, lawmakers and investment advisers generally supported most of the measure's changes to how we stash and ultimately access our retirement funds. One SECURE provision, however, is causing some concerns, especially among those who have accumulated large IRA holdings and who had planned to leave the bulk of that money ...
Tags: Taxes, Ira, Sam, Cnbc, RTS, Barron, David Robinson, ROTH IRA, IRA Instead IRA, Cheryl Winokur Munk, Roseanne Rosannadanna


Delta CEO on seat reclining: 'Ask if it's OK first'

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian added a bit of fuel to the great seat recline debate on Friday. In an interview on CNBC, Bastian said that he thinks passenger have a right to recline, but the polite thing to do is "ask if it's OK first."
Tags: Cnn, Cnbc, Delta Air Lines, Bastian, Ed Bastian


Apple is checking customers' temperatures at its stores in Beijing because of the coronavirus outbreak (AAPL)

After closing its stores and offices in China because of the coronavirus outbreak, Apple reopened some of its Beijing stores on Friday under limited hours. But the company is checking customers' temperatures before they enter the store, according to CNBC reporter Eunice Yoon.  Apple confirmed to Business Insider that it's conducting temperature checks at its stores in Beijing, and is advising customers to wear a mask and prepare for a temperature check before entering the store. The COVID-19 v...
Tags: Apple, China, Trends, Beijing, Cnbc, Aapl, Eunice Yoon Apple, Eunice Yoon


Interactive Brokers has upended Wall Street time and again. Its cofounder explains how causing chaos is key to staying competitive in a cut-throat industry. (IBKR)

Interactive Brokers, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based brokerage, has led the way during several phases of the industry's fiercely competitive war over price and capabilities that's played out in recent months.  Senior leaders from the firm, including chairman Thomas Peterffy, spoke with Business Insider recently about their strategy — and what comes next. Their products have been replicated time after time in this cut-throat industry, they're quick to note, and they say they are concerned abou...
Tags: New York, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Hungary, Omaha, Fidelity, Espn, WeWork, ESG, Cnbc, Business Insider, Sanders, Hill, George Soros


Meet the Interactive Brokers execs who plotted industry-roiling moves — and learn why they're keeping their next play top-secret (IBKR)

Interactive Brokers, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based brokerage, has led the way during several phases of the industry's fiercely competitive war over price and capabilities that's played out in recent months.  Senior leaders from the firm, including chairman Thomas Peterffy, spoke with Business Insider recently about their strategy — and what comes next. Their products have been replicated time after time in this cut-throat industry, they're quick to note, and they say they are concerned abou...
Tags: New York, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Hungary, Omaha, Fidelity, Espn, WeWork, ESG, Cnbc, Business Insider, Sanders, Hill, George Soros


Trump and Bloomberg’s Twitter Fight: ‘Like if a Rap Battle Was on CNBC’

“We should just put these two old billionaires on a jungle island with sharp sticks and force them to hunt each other,” Jimmy Kimmel said on Thursday.
Tags: News, Jimmy Kimmel, Bloomberg, Cnbc, Trump


Facebook quietly released a Pinterest clone and sent its stocks sliding down

Facebook has quietly launched a Pinterest competitor in a handful of countries, the Information reported Thursday. Pinterest's stock slid 4% after news of the Facebook clone broke. Facebook has been known to copy smaller apps' popular features in the past, most famously Snapchat's "Stories" feature. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pinterest may have to prepare for a turf war with Facebook. As spotted by the Information on Thursday, Facebook has rolled out a new app called ...
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, US, Trends, Snapchat, Louisiana, Cnbc, Facebook Instagram, Lasso, Hobbi, Information on Thursday Facebook, Colombia Belgium Spain, Ukraine Hobbi, Generation Z Facebook


Facebook quietly released a Pinterest clone and sent its stock sliding down

Facebook has quietly launched a Pinterest competitor in a handful of countries, the Information reported Thursday. Pinterest's stock slid 4% after news of the Facebook clone broke. Facebook has been known to copy smaller apps' popular features in the past, most famously Snapchat's "Stories" feature. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pinterest may have to prepare for a turf war with Facebook. As spotted by the Information on Thursday, Facebook has rolled out a new app called ...
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, US, Trends, Snapchat, Cnbc, Facebook Instagram, Lasso, Hobbi, Information on Thursday Facebook, Colombia Belgium Spain, Ukraine Hobbi, Generation Z Facebook


In Amazon.com and Bezos victory, judge orders Pentagon to temporarily stop JEDI contract

A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered the Pentagon to temporarily halt work on the cloud computing 'JEDI' contract, in what represents a major win for Amazon.com and Jeff Bezos. In granting Amazon.com’s request for a preliminary injunction, the court has effectively paused the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft's up-to-$10 billion cloud computing deal. Amazon.com claimed they were unfairly discriminated against in the federal contract granting process by the administration of Donald Trump. J...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Business, Politics, Technology, News, Justice, Microsoft, Law, Defense, US news, Military, National Security, Pentagon, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump


How a video game wunderkind promised a robot revolution that mesmerized SoftBank but went off the rails: The inside story of Zume Pizza

Zume Pizza, the pizza-making robotics startup, spent its early days pitching investors and the public on an AI-powered robotic revolution at the hands of its robot fleet. But the revolution hit a snag, and in January, Zume announced that it was permanently shuttering Zume Pizza, the robotics division of the company, and laying off roughly 360 employees across multiple offices. Now, Zume is looking to sustainable packaging to stay afloat as its cofounder and CEO Alex Garden struggles to right t...
Tags: Garden, Japan, Hbo, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Softbank, San Francisco, Trends, Zynga, Arizona, Xbox, Pizza Hut, Silicon Valley, Mountain View, Seattle


What new investors should focus on

We built Liftoff for newer investors who want to get started with us for small dollar amounts and build their first financial plan. Betterment is our partner on Liftoff and it works great. I have an account on there of my own. The more I think about the topic of early investing, the more I realize that most people don’t have a good starting point. I’ve been doing content with CNBC and Acorns as part of their #...The post What new investors should focus on appeared first on The Reformed Broker. ...
Tags: Finance, Uncategorized, Cnbc