Google memo to employees on Roe v. wade overturn

Google memo to employees on Roe v.  wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a companywide email Friday about the historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining employees in affected … Read more

4 things I learned about Meta from my chat Mark Zuckerberg

4 things I learned about Meta from my chat Mark Zuckerberg

In any interview of a CEO, you always learn something that’s investable. I wanted to give you my four immediate impressions of what I saw tonight from Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. 1. We got a new, positive read on Reels. Zuckerberg told us the short-form video product is ahead of plan and that a surprising … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg envisions 1 billion people in the metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg envisions 1 billion people in the metaverse

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the metaverse could be a considerable part of the social network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We hope to basically get to around a billion people in the metaverse doing hundreds of dollars of commerce, each buying digital goods, … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg shows early metaverse headsets Mirror Lake, Holocake

Mark Zuckerberg shows early metaverse headsets Mirror Lake, Holocake

The company formerly known as Facebook is going to spend $10 billion this year on research and development on virtual reality and augmented reality technologies, including computerized glasses or headsets. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off how much progress the social media company has made towards that goal by revealing many of the … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, June 10

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, June 10

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street turns decisively lower after another hot inflation report Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange NYSE US stock futures turned sharply lower after Friday’s before-the-bell inflation report showed a bigger-than-expected increase. … Read more

New York crypto mining bill: Senator Anna Kelles interview

New York crypto mining bill: Senator Anna Kelles interview

Bitcoin offices in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 11, 2022. Umit Turhan Coskun/NurPhoto via Getty Images New York State Assemblymember Anna Kelles is tired of all the fear-mongering about the bill she wrote — and sponsored — to place a two-year moratorium on certain types of new cryptocurrency mines in the state. The fate of the … Read more

Musk’s Twitter deal faces backlash from advocacy groups

Musk's Twitter deal faces backlash from advocacy groups

Pavlo Gonchar | light rocket | Getty Images A dozen advocacy groups are launching a new campaign Friday aimed at blocking Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of Twitter, warning he will degrade important safeguards on the platform if he’s allowed to take control. The Stop the Deal campaign, shared exclusively with CNBC, includes … Read more

Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook stock sales total $1.7 billion since 2012

Sheryl Sandberg's Facebook stock sales total $1.7 billion since 2012

Sheryl Sandberg leaves Meta as one of the highest-profile and most successful women in tech — and after more than $1.7 billion in stock sales. Sandberg announced Wednesday that she is stepping down from her role as chief operating officer after 14 years at Meta, formerly known as Facebook. Sandberg will remain on the social … Read more

Javier Olivan, Meta’s new COO, built his career on global growth

Javier Olivan, Meta's new COO, built his career on global growth

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., right, pauses while speaking as Javier Olivan, vice president of growth and analytics at Facebook Inc., looks on at Billionaire Carlos Slim’s Telmex Foundation annual event for scholarship students in Mexico City, Mexico, on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Zuckerberg said he’s willing to spend whatever it takes … Read more

Binance raises $500 million fund to invest in Web3 startups

Binance raises $500 million fund to invest in Web3 startups

Binance is the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, handling $490 billion of spot trading volumes in March 2022. Akio Kon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is launching its own venture capital fund. The company’s venture arm, Binance Labs, said Wednesday it has raised $500 million for its debut start-up fund, … Read more