Microsoft’s business seems on solid footing amid the pandemic, but there are signs that the company is adopting a strategy of caution — a strategy which should be on display when it reports quarterly earnings after the market closes on …Read More »
Hello and welcome to this week’s Advertising & Media Insider newsletter, where we spotlight the week’s top ad and media stories. I’m Lucia Moses, deputy editor here. Digital media faces a moment of truth This past week I did some …Read More »
In April 2019, Sony finally did something it was promising it would do for years – allow players to change their usernames on its PlayStation Network online service. PlayStation Network was founded in 2006 and had a major impact on …Read More »
There’s a surprising number of Apple deals at any given time, but not all of them are good. We’re only including deals for products we think are worthy of our recommendation to our friends, family, and to you. We’ve …Read More »
These cybersecurity skills could make you indispensable at your job or give you a leg up during hiring, according to experts (AVAST.L)
We spoke with cybersecurity about how anyone seeking or holding onto a job can make themselves stronger employees. Remote work is making security skills more valuable. Healthy professional boundaries and brushing up on how to make video conferencing as secure …Read More »
Buy now, pay later startup Affirm is seeing a surge in demand. Here's why CEO Max Levchin is eyeing expansion as other fintechs are in survival mode.
Buy now, pay later startups like Affirm are seeing growing interest from merchants and consumers. Affirm offers 3, 6, and 12-month loans with rates ranging from 0% to 30% at merchants like Casper, Peloton, and Walmart. While many in the …Read More »
Tech billionaire Elon Musk and musician Grimes are about to have their first child together. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since. (TSLA)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and musician Grimes have been dating since 2018, when they made their debut as a couple at the annual Met Gala. The couple has weathered ups and downs, like Musk’s infamous “funding secured” tweet. Now, Grimes …Read More »
If you're getting an error on the IRS's coronavirus stimulus website, try entering your information in all caps
Millions of Americans are getting a $1,200 payment from the US government as part of the coronavirus pandemic response. The easiest way to check on the status of your payment is through the IRS website, but a lot of users …Read More »
A contact tracing app could help stop the spread of COVID-19 only if billions of people use it — here's a 3-step plan for how to make that happen
Daniel Schreiber is the CEO and cofounder of Lemonade, an insurance company powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics. He says that contact tracing — a technology that to notifies you when someone you were in close quarters with is …Read More »
Gary Vaynerchuk is charging up to $250,000 to help companies shake up their ecommerce operations. Here's the pitch deck.
Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk is going after direct-to-consumer startups and established companies alike with a new e-commerce consultancy, VaynerCommerce. VaynerCommerce, a part of Vaynerchuk’s ad holding company, VaynerX, counts Mondelez and Flow Hydration as clients and charges on a project …Read More »