Twitter to pay verified creators for ads in replies, Musk says

Twitter will soon begin paying verified content creators for ads in their replies, with the first payment block of around $5 million, company owner Elon Musk has said. Budrul Chukrut | Sopa Images | Lightrocket via Getty Images Twitter will soon begin paying verified content creators for ads in their replies, with the first payment block of around $5 million, company owner Elon Musk said on Friday.

D.A. Davidson downgrades Apple to neutral from buy

D.A. Davidson is downgrading Apple to neutral from buy, saying that any good news from the new Vision Pro mixed-reality headset launch is already reflected in the company’s share price. “We believe there are important structural challenges for Apple when it comes to consumer adoption of AR/VR hardware, which could limit the near-term impact on

Meta Quest 3 unveiled ahead of Apple’s planned VR headset debut

Meta Quest 3 VR headset Meta Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg teased his company’s latest virtual reality headset, the Quest 3, on Thursday. The new headset will start at $499, Zuckerberg said in a video on Instagram. The post noted that it’ll be the first announced headset with “high-res color mixed reality.” The Quest 3 is

Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs hit teams fighting hate speech, bullying

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Meta Platforms Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, US, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022.  David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Toward the end of 2022, engineers on Meta’s team combating misinformation were ready to debut a key fact-checking tool that had taken half

Marvell shares soar 25% after semiconductor firm beats on earnings

Matt Murphy, CEO, Marvell Technology Scott Mlyn | CNBC Shares of Marvell Technology continued a significant overnight rally Friday morning, surging about 25% off the back of quarterly earnings results that beat on the top and bottom lines. On Thursday, the chipmaker posted 31 cents in adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter, more

How the A.I. explosion could save the market and maybe the economy

A Nvidia logo is seen on the company’s building at an industry park on February 7, 2019 in Tianjin, China. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images A blockbuster profit report Wednesday from Nvidia crystallized an important point for both markets and the economy: For better or worse, artificial intelligence is the future. Whether

Netflix password sharing crackdown starts in U.S.

Netflix sign-in page displayed on a laptop screen and Netflix logo displayed on a phone screen are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland, on Jan. 2, 2023. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Netflix‘s crackdown on password sharing has come to the U.S. The streaming service said it began alerting members

SpaceX set to join FAA to fight environmental lawsuit over Starship

An aerial view of a Starship prototype stacked on a Super Heavy booster at the company’s Starbase facility outside of Brownsville, Texas. SpaceX Elon Musk’s SpaceX is set to join the Federal Aviation Administration as a co-defendant to fight a lawsuit brought by environmental groups following the company’s first test flight of Starship, the world’s

G-7 leaders agree on approach to ‘de-risk’ from China

Chinese President Xi Jinping and hands with then U.S Vice President Joe Biden inside the Great Hall of the People on December 4, 2013 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang | Getty Images News | Getty Images Leaders of the Group of Seven agreed there’s a need to de-risk, not decouple from China, and acknowledged challenges

Microsoft CEO talks A.I. concerns and its impact on jobs, education

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said during a taped interview with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin that what scares him most about artificial intelligence is “the entire society” has to come together to “maximize the opportunity and mitigate the dangers” of the technology, “We definitely want the benefits of this technology and we want to mitigate the unintended