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    👍 | Elon Musk Jet-Tracking Teen Turns His Sights on…

    By Rob Lenihan Jack Sweeney is now tracking the private jets of Russian oligarchs. Okay, so you started a Twitter account tracking the richest man in the world's private jet. What do you do for an encore? Funny you should ask. Jack Sweeney, the 19-year-old college student who created a Twitter account that tracks Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report CEO Elon Musk's private jet, has trained his sites on Russian oligarchs. Sweeney, who created the @ElonJet account, set up a new Twitter account called @RUOligarchJets.'People Asked Me to Go Track Them'The account tracks the movements of various ai…

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    👍 | Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Shopify, Selling Twitter

    By Dan Weil Ark funds'Shopify purchase was valued at $ 9.4 million at Monday's close. And the Twitter sale was valued at $ 18.4 million. Asset manager Cathie Wood, chief executive of Ark Investment Management, continues to buy and sell some big-name stocks, As the equity market remains volatile. On Monday, she bought Coinbase Global (COIN), the biggest US cryptocurrency exchange; e-commerce titan Shopify (SHOP) – Get Shopify, Inc. Class A Report; and real estate information firm Zillow (Z ) – Get Zillow Group, Inc. Class C Report. Meanwhile, she sold online arts-and-crafts retailer Etsy (ETSY…

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    👍 | Facebook Escalates Its anti-Russian Response

    By Luc Olinga The social media giant steps up efforts to limit Russian propaganda on its platforms. Has Facebook finally learned from the Cambridge Analytica debacle? The social media giant seems determined not to find itself in the crosshairs from the invasion of Ukraine by Russia which has Facebook, which renamed itself Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report last October, says it has taken down many Russian accounts that sought to spread. misinformation against Ukraine on its plat…

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    👍 | Tech Stocks Roundup: Facebook Sends a Strong Me…

    By Alicia Stein Check out the latest news and performance numbers from the top technology and MMANG stocks like Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, and more. The social media giant seems determined not to find itself in the crosshairs from the invasion of Ukraine by Russia which has been condemned all over the world and sparked waves of demonstrations in most major cities. Facebook, which renamed itself Meta Platforms (MVRS) – Get Meta Report last October, says it has taken down many Russian accounts that sought to spread misinformation against Ukraine on its platforms. And more specifi…

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    👍 | Facebook Sends a Serious Warning to Russia

    By Luc Olinga The social media giant steps up efforts to limit Russian propaganda on its platforms. Has Facebook finally learned from the Cambridge Analytica debacle? In any case, the social media giant seems determined not to find itself in the crosshairs from the invasion of Ukraine by Russia which has been condemned all over the world and sparked waves of demonstrations in most major cities. Facebook, which renamed itself Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report last October, says it has taken down many Russian accounts that sought to spread misinformation against Uk rain…

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    📱 | Google Has A Major Problem On The Horizon

    By Tony Owusu If the tech giant doesn't invest now, it could lose a major toehold in the market. Between Web3, NFTs, the blockchain and the metaverse, tech companies have a lot of work to do to bring the next generation of technology into the fold. Now Google is stepping up with a new training push. It has created a program is available to anyone and no college degree is required, Google said. The company says 75% of graduates report seeing a positive impact on their career within six months. Filling tech job openings has become more challenging as a high barrier to entry has led to increased…

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    👍 | Russia Will Limit Facebook Access During Ukrain…

    By Riley Gutiérrez McDermid Authorities threatened the ban after Facebook continued limiting access to certain state-sponsored news and website. Russian authorities are planning to limit access to social media Meta Platform's Facebook (MVRS) – Get Meta Report in retaliation for what they claim was a Reuters reports that Russia's official state communicator, Roskomnadzor, has threatened the ban after Facebook continued limiting access to certain state-sponsored news and website.

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    👍 | Twitter Accidentally Removes Ukrainian Accounts…

    By Michael Tedder The social media company has also listed safety advice for users in conflict zones. As Russia mounts an invasion into Ukrainian territory, Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter, Inc. Report says that it accidentally suspended nearly a dozen accounts that were updating about the military's movements. A spokesperson for Twitter clarified that the outages were not due to a bot campaign or a coordinated attack on the accounts, as was widely speculated online. Instead, the error was due to the company's policies against manipulated and misleading media. “We've been proactively monitoring f…

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    👍 | Facebook Receives Bad News That Could Disrupt I…

    By Luc Olinga Mark Zuckerberg's company, which has been battered on the stock market since poor fourth quarter's earnings, sees the problems piling up one after the other. Mark Zuckerberg would no doubt love to receive good news. In any case, he would not be If only for a week, especially as the stock price continues to feel the pain on Wall Street. Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report, formerly known as Facebook, on Tuesday lost almost 2%. Since January, nearly $ 310 billion in market capitalization has vanished. And as if that weren't eno…

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    📱 | Google to Purge Its Privacy Settings From Faceb…

    By Vidhi Choudhary Google's new privacy restrictions will limit sharing of user data with third parties. Facebook parent Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report should brace for impact from another potential privacy related ad tracking change that could prove to be much more costlier than Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report just by virtue of the sheer reach of Android devices. Search giant Google owned by Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report is working to limit the distribution of its user data with third parties over the next few years. Third-party apps an…

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    👍 | Mark Zuckerberg Presents The New Face And Voice…

    By Luc Olinga Mark Zuckerberg promotes a prominent politician to become the public face of Meta amid controversies over the social-media giant's content moderation. Did the controversies surrounding Facebook parent Meta get the better of Mark Zuckerberg? The chief executive with the look of an eternal at one point press reports speculated about his likely candidacy for the White House. Now, he has had to respond regularly to the practices of his company, whose reputation has taken a big hit in recent years. Zuckerbe…

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    👍 | Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Lay Low. Bu…

    By Luc Olinga Mark Zuckerberg promotes a prominent politician to become the public face of Meta amid controversies over the social-media giant's content moderation. Did the controversies surrounding Facebook parent Meta get the better of Mark Zuckerberg? The chief executive with the look of an eternal at one point press reports speculated about his likely candidacy for the White House. Now, he has had to respond regularly to the practices of his company, whose reputation has taken a big hit in recent years. Zuckerbe…

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    👍 | Zuckerberg Makes Big Changes at Facebook (It's…

    By Luc Olinga Mark Zuckerberg has found a new name for his workers and a new motto. Mark Zuckerberg wants to completely cut off all ties between Facebook (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report and the controversies that have marked the daily life This attempt at purification began last October when he changed Facebook's name to Meta and imposed the concept of metaverse in conversations and business circles. This strategy took a new step this week. Zuckerberg now wants Facebook employees to be called'Metamates'. Farewell'Facebookers'…

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    📱 | Walmart Wants to Take Ad Dollars from Amazon, F…

    By Michael Tedder The retailer has been hiring new employees for its advertising business. Online advertising has been incredibly lucrative for Facebook, Google, and perhaps surprisingly Amazon (AMZN) – Get Amazon.com, Inc. Report. Meta's (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report Facebook alone took in nearly $ 115 billion in advertising last year and $ 84,169 billion in 2020. Alphabet's (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report Google took in $ 209.49 billion last year% 20to% 20web% 20users.) in ad revenue and $ 146.92 billion in 2020. Amazon generated $ 31.2 billion in ad revenue revenue in 202…

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    👍 | Elon Musk Donates Over $ 5 Billion in Tesla Stoc…

    By Luc Olinga Tesla's CEO, the world's richest man, made the five-day donation last November, according to an SEC filing. Elon Musk is omnipresent on Twitter, where he does not hesitate to respond to his critics. But most often he communicates there about his two companies, Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report and SpaceX. Sometimes he praises the latest product that sets or will set Tesla apart. Sometimes it's to highlight the space prowess achieved by SpaceX. When he talks about his wealth, it's more about taxes — such as when he asked his millions of fans whether he should sell Tesla shares…

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    👍 | Facebook Messed With Texas And Got a Lawsuit in…

    By Tony Owusu Texas is the second state to sue Facebook parent company Meta over it facial recognition and biometric data collection. Don't mess with Texas… or Texans biometric data, if you don't want to get sued by the state. The Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit against Facebook parent company Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report over the company's collection and storage of biometric data. The Texas lawsuit claims that Facebook has been collecting and storing “millions of biometric identifiers” which can include iris scans, fingerprint, voiceprint, hand and fa…

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    👍 | Metaverse Stocks: What If Mark Zuckerberg Is Wr…

    By Daniel Kline Facebook has bet its future on technology that people may not actually want. Predicting the next big thing has been notoriously hard. Remember when 3D printers were the future? How about the upcoming dominance of 3D television or people fleeing New York City never to return? How about when Napster seemed like the future of the music industry or MySpace seemed like an unstoppable social media powerhouse. A lot of next-big-things become either not a thing or a much smaller thing than people expected. 3D printing, for example, has not become a major part of life for the average Am…

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    👍 | Twitter Stock Jumps As $ 4 Billion Buyback Offse…

    By Martin Baccardax Twitter unveiled a $ 4 billion share buyback plan after posted modestly weaker-than-expected fourth quarter earnings and muted US user growth. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter, Inc. Report shares powered higher Thursday after the micro-blogging website said Twitter said non-GAAP earnings for the three months ending in December were pegged at 4 cents per share, down 33% from the same period last year and 13.1 it would buyback $ 2 billion in stock after posted softer-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. cents shy of the Street consensus forecast. Group revenues rose 22% to $ 1.5…

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    👍 | Cathie Wood's Ark Dumps Twitter Shares

    By Dan Weil Ark funds bought Twitter in November, but have been regular sellers since late December, and the sales have grown this month. Investment luminary Cathie Wood's Ark Investment Management unloaded almost 4 million shares of social media titan Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter , Inc. Report Monday. The selling came three days ahead of Twitter's fourth-quarter earnings report. The flagship Ark Innovation ETF (ARKK) – Get ARK Innovation ETF Report sold 3.66 million shares, while Ark Next Generation ETF (ARKW) – Get ARK Next Generation Internet ETF Report discarded 280,794 shares, various medi…

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    👍 | Cramer's Mad Money Recap Take-Two Interactive,…

    By Scott Rutt Earnings from Take-Two Interactive, Disney and Twitter highlight Jim Cramer's game plan for next week. If a stock is loved by investors, there's no price they won't pay. But if it's hated, there are no depths it cannot that was Jim Cramer's take on the markets during Mad Money on Friday. Friday's terrific jobs report means the Federal Reserve needs to raise rates, and fast, to cool the economy — which is bad for stocks. But perhaps we've already sold off enough that we can digest next week's earnings. Over on Action Alerts PLUS, co-portfolio managers Bob Lang and Chris…

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    👍 | Facebook Shows Metaverse Is Hemorrhaging Money…

    By Luc Olinga Facebook's metaverse division lost more than $ 10 billion last year, but the company is sticking to its bet and will continue to invest in AR / VR projects. Facebook's (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report bet is not paying off. For the moment. We will probably have to wait a little longer to pass final judgment. But at a time when all companies, small, medium and multinational, are throwing themselves headlong into the metaverse, this new virtual world that the gurus and big names in tech are selling us, the performance of Facebook's metaverse division should challenge more…

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    👍 | Facebook Shows Metaverse Is Not Making Money (Yet)

    By Luc Olinga Facebook's metaverse division lost more than $ 10 billion last year, but the company is sticking to its bet and will continue to invest in AR / VR projects. Facebook's (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report bet is not paying off. For the moment. We will probably have to wait a little longer to pass final judgment. But at a time when all companies, small, medium and multinational, are throwing themselves headlong into the metaverse, this new virtual world that the gurus and big names in tech are selling us, the performance of Facebook's metaverse division should challenge more…

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    👍 | Buffett Said He Likes Facebook, But not so Much…

    By Dan Weil Facebook is an'extraordinary business,' he said. But Buffett sees the best businesses as the most difficult to value. Warren Buffett has shown admiration for Meta Platforms (Facebook) (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report That comes from Markets Insider, which has published a round-up of the Berkshire Hathaway CEO's remarks about Meta. Most recently, at Berkshire's annual meeting, Buffett said, “over the years, but he also has indicated little interest in buying the stock. We've always known that the dream business is the one that takes very little capital and grows a lot….

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    👍 | Zuckerberg Loses $ 24 Billion as Facebook's Mark…

    By Rob Lenihan Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $ 24 billion in 24 hours following a bad earnings report, while social media floods with crocodile tears. Some days it just doesn't pay to be a billionaire. Case in point: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta Platforms (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report, formerly Facebook. Zuckerberg lost $ 24 billion from his net worth, while his company dropped $ 200 billion in market capitalization after Meta Platforms posted weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday . His net wealth, which results mostly from his Facebook shares, was estima…

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    📱 | Google Wants to Catch Up With Web3, Metaverse R…

    By Luc Olinga CEO Sundar Pichai says the internet giant is looking at these new technologies Google (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report has not yet said its last word. While its Silicon Valley rivals keep publicizing their efforts to dominate web3, the “We are definitely looking at blockchain and it's such an interesting and powerful technology with broad applications,” Pichai said during. the fourth-quarter earnings call on Tuesday. “So much broader again,…

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    📱 | Google Wants to Add Value to web3, But Will it…

    By Luc Olinga CEO Sundar Pichai says the internet giant is looking at this new technology, which is one of the buzzword in the tech world. Google (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report has not yet said its last word. While its Silicon Valley rivals keep publicizing their efforts to dominate web3, the new iteration of the internet, the Mountain View, California-based company is not to be outdone, according to its CEO Sundar Pichai. interesting and powerful technology with broad applications, ”Pichai said during the fourth-quarter ear…

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    📱 | Google Stock Split Triggers Dow Inclusion Bets,…

    By Martin Baccardax Google's decision to split its $ 3,000 stock is stoking bets on inclusion into the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but a similar move by Amazon could make things complicated for index managers. Google's (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report blowout fourth quarter earnings have shares set to open at a record high Wednesday, but the surge might be more related to what the tech giant did to entice a new class of investors than its impressive top and bottom lines. Alphabet, Google's parent company, unveiled plans for a 20-for-1 stock split, likely to take place in July, that…

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    📱 | Google, AMD, PayPal, Starbucks and Stock Market…

    By Martin Baccardax Stock futures edge higher, paced by big tech gains; Google shares surge after blasting Q4 earnings, unveiling 20-for-1 spilt; AMD soars on robust 2022 chip demand outlook; PayPal disappoints with strategy shift, Ebay caution and Starbucks plans Here are five things you must know for Wednesday, February2: 1. — Stock Futures Edge Higher, Paced By Big Tech Gains US equity futures nudged higher Wednesday, potentially extending the strongest three-day rally on Wall Street in two years, powered by better-than-expec…

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    📱 | Google Crushes Q4 Earnings Forecast, Plans 20-F…

    By Martin Baccardax Google crushed Street forecasts for its fourth quarter earnings, and unveiled a 20-for-1 stock split, sending shares sharply higher in extended hours trading. Updated at 4:27 pm EST Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc Class A Report posted much stronger-than-expected fourth quarter earnings Tuesday, and approved a 20-for-1 split of its stock, as ad and search revenues surged amid a post-pandemic boost in marketing spend from companies around the world. Alphabet said earnings for the three months ended in December came in at $ 30.69 per share, up 37.6% from the…

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    👍 | Teenager Asks Elon Musk for $ 50,000 to Scrub Je…

    By Rob Lenihan Elon Musk says he doesn't love the idea of'being shot by a nutcase.' A 19-year-college student asked Elon Musk for $ 50,000 to stop tracking the movements of the Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report CEO's private jet on a Twitter account. @ElonJet is one of 15 flight-tracking accounts Jack Sweeney created. They are run by bots he's programmed to parse the data and tweet every time a chosen plane takes off or lands. a famous person, most of them in the tech sector, and includes Microsoft's (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation Report Bill Gates and Amazon's (…

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    📱 | What's Wrong With Apple's iPad?

    By Veronika Bondarenko Sales of the iPad tablet fell 14% to $ 7.25 billion in the quarter ending on Dec. 25. While a strong earnings report has sent Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report shares up by more than 5% in after- hours trading, one of its products is faring significantly less well: iPad sales are down 14% to $ 7.25 billion. With $ 123.9 billion in revenues, an all-time record, in the first fiscal quarter of 2022, Apple beat analyze expectations of $ 118.3 billion . The touchscreen tablet that Apple first launched in 2010 not only brought in the least sales but was also the only major pro duc…

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    👍 | A Teenager Says Elon Musk Managed Him $ 5,000 to…

    By Rob Lenihan Elon Musk says he doesn't love the idea of'being shot by a nutcase.' A 19-year-college student said Elon Musk offered $ 5,000 to stop tracking the movements of the Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report CEO's private jet on a Twitter account. @ElonJet is one of 15 flight-tracking accounts Jack Sweeney created. They are run by bots he's programmed to parse the data and tweet every time a chosen plane takes off or lands. The story was first reported by Protocol. Each one of them follows a famous person, most of them in the tech sector, and includes Microsoft's (MSFT) – Get Microsoft…

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    📱 | Google Sued For Allegedly Tracking Your Locatio…

    By Vidhi Choudhary The internet giant has used and uses deceptive and unfair practices to obtain its user's location data, a new antitrust lawsuit alleges. Attorney General from Washington DC has filed a suit against tech giant Google.pdf) owned by Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Class A Report for allegedly deceiving users and misrepresenting facts about their location settings that enabled the search giant to capture, store and use their location data without knowledge or consent. that Google has used and uses…

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    📱 | Peloton's Market Cap Drops: Will Apple, Google,…

    By Vidhi Choudhary Apple, Google, Lululemon, Disney, and Nike may be buyers as the connected fitness maker's market value plunges. Fitness equipment maker Peloton (PTON) – Get Peloton Interactive, Inc. Class A Report may want a do-over for its The company has seen its market cap plunge to under $ 10 billion as sales have stalled and market demand for its pricey connected-fitness bikes and treadmills seems to have penetrates. and it had an unfortunate run of bad publicity with actor Chris Noth. Th…

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    👍 | Twitter Lets Subscribers Add NFTs For Profile Pics

    By Veronika Bondarenko A way to prevent copycats and fakes, the NFT profile pictures will have a hexagonal shape. With nonfungible tokens (NFTs) showing no signs of slowing down, Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter, Inc. Report is letting paying users show off theirs as profile pictures. The social media platform launched the NFT Profile Pictures on iOS on Thursday. Available to those who pay $ 2.99 a month for a Twitter Blue subscription, NFT Profile Pictures will set NFTs apart from regular profile photos through a hexagonal shape. “Crypto is a key pillar of Twitter's future,” Esther Crawford, who h…