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GameStop, a video game retailer, saw a significant increase in its shares by almost 23% after announcing that it made approximately $933 million from a stock sale. Gambling Stocks DraftKings and U.S.-traded shares of FanDuel parent company Flutter Entertainment experienced a decline of 10% and 7% respectively. This drop was attributed to the Illinois Senate
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Goldman Sachs recently reported a significant shift in the performance of the top technology companies, known as the “Magnificent 7,” after analyzing their first-quarter results. The collective profits of Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc, Meta Platforms Inc, Microsoft Corporation, NVIDIA Corporation, and Tesla Inc increased by 48% year-over-year. This growth was driven by a
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The recent announcement of the European Union launching an investigation into Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has raised critical concerns over the child safety risks associated with its platforms. The European Commission highlighted issues such as the stimulation of behavioral addictions in children and the creation of ‘rabbit-hole effects' on platforms like Facebook and
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Amazon has significantly disrupted the digital advertising industry, posing a threat to established incumbents like Meta and Google. The company has been able to attract billions of dollars in advertising revenue each quarter, as brands aim to reach the vast number of consumers that visit the platform on a daily basis. What started as a
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In the first quarter of 2024, U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase reported a total of $56 billion in consumer trading volumes. This period coincided with bitcoin reaching record highs of close to $74,000. However, this figure pales in comparison to the $133.75 billion quarterly average seen during the 2021 rally, indicating a shift in retail trader
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Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) recently issued a profit warning after its first-quarter earnings fell short of expectations. The company cited intense competition in the chip industry as a primary reason for the decline in profits. According to SMIC, the pricing for commodity products is heavily influenced by market trends, making it challenging for the
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Warren Buffett, a well-known investor, recently expressed his concerns about artificial intelligence during Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting. He warned about the technology's potential for harm, particularly in terms of scamming people. Buffett highlighted the fact that AI can be used to create realistic and misleading content, which can then be used to deceive individuals
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