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Wasabi announces $30M in debt financing as cloud storage business continues to grow

  |   Tech Crunch

We may be in the thick of a pandemic with all of the economic fallout that comes from that, but certain aspects of technology don't change no matter the external factors...
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BANK OF AMERICA: These 5 trends emerged from companies' first-quarter earnings reports

BANK OF AMERICA: These 5 trends emerged from companies' first-quarter earnings reports

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

Bank of America highlighted five key stock market trends that emerged from S&P 500 firms' first-quarter earnings reports. The period's profits landed about 9% below analyst...
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Elon Musk said he spent 3 to 4 years working on SpaceX's new spacesuits, and hopes the design gets kids 'fired up' about astronauts

Elon Musk said he spent 3 to 4 years working on SpaceX's new spacesuits, and hopes the design gets kids 'fired up' about astronauts

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

SpaceX designed new spacesuits for NASA astronauts to wear on the rocket company's Crew Dragon spaceship. The company's first crewed launch was originally scheduled for...
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Investors are flying blind during the pandemic when it comes to valuing private shares - and it could be what finally makes unicorn profitability a must-have

Investors are flying blind during the pandemic when it comes to valuing private shares - and it could be what finally makes unicorn profitability a must-have

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Valuing companies - especially money-losing unicorns - was a challenge for investors before the coronavirus pandemic upended commerce and changed the way the world works. Now...
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Can a business legally kick you out for refusing to wear a mask? Probably, and here's why

Can a business legally kick you out for refusing to wear a mask? Probably, and here's why

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

A widely-circulated video of a Costco employee telling a customer to wear a mask illustrates the conflict happening everywhere between retail workers and customers who refuse...
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Shamina Singh on queer women in tech: ‘We move fast. and get a lot done'

17 minutes ago   |   Fast Company   |   4 articles

No. 9 on Fast Company's Queer 50 list, Singh is working on various initiatives at Mastercard, including the company's recent investment to identify and scale treatments for...
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I'm a tech CEO. Here's why I'm not taking a salary during COVID-19

17 minutes ago   |   Fast Company

As the founder and CEO of the fintech company Gravity Payments, I've decided to prioritize my employees' and clients' well-being over my own compensation during the coronavirus...
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‘I'll be doing this for decades': Arlan Hamilton's challenging the status quo of VC

17 minutes ago   |   Fast Company   |   4 articles

Coming in at No. 7 on Fast Company's Queer 50 list, the founder of Backstage Capital is giving underrepresented founders a chance in Silicon Valley. This story is part of Fast...
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Beth Ford on what it's like to be the only openly gay female CEO of a Fortune 500 company

17 minutes ago   |   Fast Company   |   4 articles

Ford, who is No. 2 on Fast Company's inaugural Queer 50 list, was appointed CEO of Land O'Lakes in 2018. This story is part of Fast Company‘s first-ever Queer 50 List.
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Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario is not afraid to get political

17 minutes ago   |   Fast Company   |   4 articles

Marcario, who ranks No. 1 on Fast Company's Queer 50 list, has overseen the expansion of Patagonia's social and environmental commitments. This story is part of Fast Company‘s...
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Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Thousands of people have marched in Barcelona to protest Japanese auto giant Nissan's decision to close its factory in the region which will result in the loss of up to 3,000... Read more ...

It looks like Trump's draft executive order targeting Facebook and Twitter...

It looks like Trump's draft executive order targeting Facebook and Twitter got leaked online

It looks like the executive order threatened by President Trump against social media companies has leaked. Law professor Kate Klonick published what she claimed was a draft of... Read more ...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food and medical supplies amid Covid-19 pandemic

Venezuela has reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold - frozen by the Bank of England - to fund necessary food and medical purchases during the Covid-19... Read more ...

EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and...

EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

EasyJet shares surged as much as 7.5% on Thursday as the company announced 4,500 job cuts due to COVID-19. The budget airline plans to restart flying on 15 June but only... Read more ...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy

China passed new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy. The proposal was voted on by the annual and largely... Read more ...

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost...

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumped all of his Hertz shares at an almost $2 billion loss after the car-rental giant's bankruptcy

Carl Icahn dumped his 39% stake in Hertz at a loss of nearly $2 billion on Tuesday. The billionaire investor sold his 55.3 million shares for less than $40 million after the... Read more ...

German economy may shrink by over 9% this year due to coronavirus crisis

German economy may shrink by over 9% this year due to coronavirus crisis

Europe's biggest economy, Germany, may decline by 9.3 percent in 2020, according to the worst-case scenario outlined by one of the country's largest economic think tanks, the... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... Read more ...

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering... Read more ...