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While many tech giants are staying away from defense and military work, the founder of Oculus is calling more people in tech to join the space.
The social-media company’s head of global policy management, Monika Bickert, defended the company’s approach to the posting and sharing on its platform of perniciously manipulated video footage of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during a Friday night conversation with CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
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Benzinga has examined prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week. Bullish calls included aerospace and automotive giants. Bearish calls included retailers and an EV maker. The markets ...
The U.S. has rolled back some of last Sunday's restrictions on Huawei, giving the company a temporary reprieve. Regardless, I have learned from my industry sources that Huawei has likely increased (hoarded?) their component inventory levels substantially. Nobody is looking at Huawei's balance sheet and even if they did they probably couldn't find the inventory line as there are so many off balance sheet items that the Chinese typically use.
Read the beginning of this article here. As of March 31st, 2019, Dorsal Capital Management's most valuable position was also one of its newest acquisitions, Altaba Inc. (NASDAQ:AABA). The fund purchased 2.15 million shares of the publicly traded closed-end management investment company that used to be known as Yahoo! Inc. The value of the stake […]
Dorsal Capital Management is a hedge fund manager that primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. The firm started its operations back in 2009, with its headquarters in Redwood City, California. As of the end of December 2018, the fund manages around $2.45 billion in assets on a discretionary basis. Ryan David Frick is […]
Did you know that in every U.S. state a portion of population doesn’t have access to broadband internet, and that some have no internet connection at all? According to the Federal Communications Commission, that is more than 24 million Americans, or about 8% of the population. As of April 2019, 81% of the developed world and only 56% of the world’s population had internet access.
Moore Capital Management is an NYC-based hedge fund that was founded in 1989 by American billionaire Louis Moore Bacon. In September 2018, the fund managed around $10.2 billion in assets. The fund provides additional offices in Miami, London, and Hong Kong. Louis Moore Bacon cut his teeth at Shearson Lehman Brothers as a Trader and […]
Melvin Capital is an NYC-based hedge fund that was launched 5 years ago by Gabriel Plotkin with a part of seed money ($200 million ) coming from his former boss, billionaire Steve Cohen. Hence, prior to forming his own hedge fund, Gabriel Plotkin was a star trader at SAC Capital (now known as Point72 Asset […]
was rising in premarket Friday after analysts at Piper Jaffray said shares of the online retailing giant will reach $3,000 between mid-2021 and mid-2022. A potential AWS spin-off, however, would, no doubt, help to highlight the relatively low valuation of the other segments," analyst Michael Olson wrote. Piper Jaffray used a two-pronged strategy to evaluate Amazon's valuation, a traditional brick-and-mortar multiple for the company's core retail business and a discounted e-commerce multiple.
faces a bigger risk in China than the direct impact of any tariffs, according to WedBush Securities analyst Dan Ives. Nationalistic sentiment in China -- and specifically anti-American sentiment -- could pressure its significant sales in the region. "We believe the more concerning issue is around any hit in demand if Apple feels the noise in China and any pro Huawei sentiment/Chinese nationalism negatively impacting sales in the near term which we believe is a contained situation (3%-5% of Chinese iPhones) for Cupertino the way things stand today," Ives said in a note.
As trade tensions persist, a potential weapon in China's arsenal has emerged: Access to rare earth metals, a critical component of many technology products. China is the primary source of rare earths for manufacturers around the world. Apple shares closed down .38% on the Nasdaq Friday to $178.97.
Facebook yesterday released further details about its highly touted cryptocurrency. Dubbed GlobalCoin, this is the trojan horse that will bring blockchain adoption to the masses, according to José Maria Macedo, Head of Advisory at blockchain advisory firm, AmaZix. Facebook’s 2.4 billion monthly users will be able to change dollars and other international currencies into digital coins, which could then be used to make payments or transfer money without needing a bank account. Facebook is looking to set this up in about a dozen countries by the first quarter of 2020. And the social media giant wants to start testing GlobalCoin, the value of which would be pegged to a basket of established currencies, including the US dollar, the euro and the The post Facebook’s GlobalCoin ‘will bring blockchain adoption to the masses’ appeared first on Coin Rivet.