Online marketing CEO Braden Wallake posts crying selfie announcing layoffs — gets roasted

Online marketing CEO Braden Wallake posts crying selfie announcing layoffs — gets roasted

The CEO of an online marketing firm was lambasted on social media after he posted a “cringeworthy” selfie on LinkedIn that showed him crying as he announced layoffs. Braden Wallake, the CEO of Columbus, Ohio-based marketing services firm HyperSocial, took to LinkedIn to announce the firings in a lengthy, blubbering ramble to employees. It is … Read more

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company’s CEO Parag Agrawal to a “public debate” about fake accounts and spam in the midst of a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed a bid with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter back in April this year. After the companies agreed … Read more

Twitter-Musk drama escalates in legal filings claiming bad behavior

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

The Twitter-Elon Musk saga continued this week, as the two parties traded barbs in legal filings ahead of a five-day trial that’s scheduled to start Oct. 17. Newly released legal documents from lawyers representing Musk in a countersuit against Twitter claim the social media company engaged in a scheme to “mislead investors” by providing false … Read more

Musk’s antics turn Tesla owners, new buyers against it | Business and Economy News

Musk’s antics turn Tesla owners, new buyers against it |  Business and Economy News

Dennis Levitt got his first Tesla, a blue Model S, in 2013, and loved it. “It was so much better than any car I’ve ever driven,” the 73-year-old self-storage company executive says. He bought into the brand as well as Elon Musk, Tesla Inc.’s charismatic chief executive officer, purchasing another Model S the following year … Read more

Facebook’s stumbling ad business at the center of Big Tech earnings

Facebook’s stumbling ad business at the center of Big Tech earnings

The logo of Meta Platforms is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. Arnd Wiegmann | Reuters It’s earnings palooza week for Big Tech, with the four most valuable US companies plus Meta all reporting quarterly results. Alphabet and Microsoft kick off the action on Tuesday, with Apple and Amazon wrapping things up on Thursday. … Read more

Twitter sees first win in case against Elon Musk | Business and Economy News

Twitter sees first win in case against Elon Musk |  Business and Economy News

Twitter Inc. scored an early win against Elon Musk in his fight to make him complete his $44 billion buyout, as a Delaware judge agreed to fast-track the case with an October trial date. Chancery Court Chief Judge Kathaleen St. J. McCormick on Tuesday scheduled the trial for five days in the fall, instead of … Read more

One Medical deal gives it access to my most personal info

One Medical deal gives it access to my most personal info

One Medical clinic One Medical For the better part of a decade, One Medical has been my primary care provider. It’s convenient, with locations around the Bay Area, and I like being able to schedule a same-day physical or get a quick referral to a specialist. One Medical knows a lot about me. In addition … Read more

Meta.Is Sues Facebook Parent Meta for Reputational Damage

Meta.Is Sues Facebook Parent Meta for Reputational Damage

It’s a fact that the “Facebook” name has become radioactive because the company did all sorts of bad things (Facebook denies doing some of the bad things and is very sorry about the others). Facebook likely realized this, too, and thus surprised no one when it changed its name to Meta last year, with the … Read more

FaZe Clan goes public in $ 725 million SPAC, a deal for creative economy

FaZe Clan goes public in $ 725 million SPAC, a deal for creative economy

Digital entertainment and sports brand FaZe Clan began trading on the Nasdaq Wednesday after completing a SPAC merger in a deal valued at $ 725 million, a big step for creative economy companies to be publicly traded. FaZe Clan is an online media company made up of 93 members, consisting primarily of sports competitors and … Read more

Twitter’s biggest accusations against Musk in its lawsuit

Twitter’s biggest accusations against Musk in its lawsuit

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 02: Elon Musk attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo / WireImage) Theo Wargo | Wireimage | Getty Images Twitter has filed suit against Elon Musk … Read more