Taylor Swift and FTX Had $100M Sponsorship Deal Talks

Taylor Swift and FTX Had 0M Sponsorship Deal Talks

Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Taylor Swift came close to finalizing a sponsorship deal with FTX earlier this year as the crypto company was in a downward spiral and burning through all the money it didn’t have. The deal would have brought yet another celebrity into the already-sizable FTX endorsement fold, reportedly for a price … Read more

Lana Del Rey announces new album to debut next year

Lana Del Rey announces new album to debut next year

CNN — If your day needs a Ray of sunshine, here’s some good news for you: Lana Del Rey has announced a new album. The alt-pop singer will release a work titled “Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” on March 10, with the title track out now. The album, Del Rey’s … Read more

Google, Oracle, Amazon, Microsoft to share $9 billion ‘return of JEDI’ defense contract

Google, Oracle, Amazon, Microsoft to share  billion ‘return of JEDI’ defense contract

Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Oracle Corp., Amazon.com Inc., and Microsoft Corp. will share a $9 billion hybrid contract to provide secure cloud services for the Pentagon worldwide, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. In the Pentagon’s daily contract announcements, Alphabet GOOG, -2.22% GOOGLE, -2.10%, Oracle ORCL, -0.16%, Microsoft MSFT, -0.31%, Amazon AMZN, +0.24% were jointly named … Read more

Six Charts On The Bitcoin Mining Market – Bitcoin Magazine

Six Charts On The Bitcoin Mining Market – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin mining companies continue struggling to survive the ongoing bear market. Dreams of outperforming bitcoin as a public mining company are long gone. Bankruptcies and lawsuits make routine headlines. And even Wall Street analysts who were once bullish on bitcoin mining investment opportunities now say they’re “pulling the plug” until the market improves. But exactly … Read more

Pentagon splits $9 billion cloud contract among 4 companies

Pentagon splits  billion cloud contract among 4 companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon’s $9 billion contract to build its cloud computing network, a year after accusations of politicization over the previously announced contract and a protracted legal battle resulted in the military starting over in its award process. The Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability is envisioned … Read more

Small-cap stocks are poised to beat the S&P 500 when the market rebounds

Small-cap stocks are poised to beat the S&P 500 when the market rebounds

Small-cap stocks are trading near a two-decade low relative to large-cap stocks. When the stock market rebounds next year, as is expected by many investment-bank strategists, those smaller companies may outperform. Below is a screen of analysts’ favorite small-cap stocks for 2023, culled from the S&P Small Cap 600 Index SML, -0.47%, which requires that … Read more

Michael Gove approves the UK’s first deep coal mine for 30 years

Michael Gove approves the UK’s first deep coal mine for 30 years

Michael Gove has approved the UK’s first deep coal mine in more than 30 years after conceding that new green technologies are unlikely to replace the fossil fuel’s role in steel-making for many years. The Levelling Up secretary backed plans for a £165m coal mine in Cumbria in a decision that is expected to spark … Read more

TikTok Is Sued by State of Indiana, Accused of Targeting Young Teens With Adult Content

TikTok Is Sued by State of Indiana, Accused of Targeting Young Teens With Adult Content

Tech Suits come as states push back against the platform, citing worries over its influence on children and security concerns related to China

California offshore wind auction surpasses $757 million in bids

Offshore wind farms. davee hughes uk | Torque | Getty Images The Biden administration on Wednesday announced more than $757 million in winning bids for its auction of offshore wind development rights in California, marking the third offshore wind lease sale this year and the first ever for the Pacific region. The sale is a … Read more

Jim Cramer says not to fear bearish economic talk from bank CEOs

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday told investors that they should take gloomy economic commentary from bank executives with a grain of salt. “Don’t panic the next time you hear one of these bank CEOs say something terrifying — they don’t know the impact of their words,” he said, adding, “Sure, we’ve got plenty of problems, … Read more