May 11, 2021

Bloomberg is a billionaire because he backed good design

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By Rain Noe From Core77 His “computers for virgins” design approach has made him a rich man Pop quiz: Who are some famous American billionaires you can think of? My guess is you’d rattle off Buffett, Trump, Musk, Gates, Bezos, Bloomberg. How’d they make their money? Bill Gates: Microsoft Jeff Bezos: Amazon Elon Musk: Numerous web ventures including […]

Time: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg loses $15 billion

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From Newsmax Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is poised to lose at least $15 billion in a year he was constantly haunted by controversies. Zuckerberg’s net worth started at around $75 billion on January 2, Time reported. His $15 billion setback would be the deepest among the any of the other 499richest people in the world. The […]

Amazon’s HQ2 going to a city you’ve never heard of, site claims

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By Bill Hoffmann From Newsmax Amazon’s seemingly interminable hunt for a home for its second world headquarters is over, according to the demographic and place-data site BestPlaces.net. The site, founded by best-selling author/researcher Bert Sperling, claims that Amazon – a company whose stock surpassed $1 trillion in valuation earlier this month — will put its […]

Gadgets of the week

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These are the 7 gadgets and tech accessories I wouldn’t travel without By Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. vacation relax Oli Scarff / Getty Images […]

You should seriously consider this computer upgrade before buying a new machine

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By Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Computer hardware isn’t advancing at the pace that it used to, so much so that Moore’s law, the principle […]

The man who turned a ‘boring’ idea into a $1.7 billion company explains the secret to success

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By Eugene Kim From Business Insider When Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane first came up with the idea of Zendesk, a customer service software that’s now worth $1.7 billion, everyone thought it was boring. But when he shared the vision for his product — a web-based, on-demand platform where companies can build relationships with customers — […]