3 Reasons Why Mark Zuckerberg’s EU Grilling Today Will Be Tougher Than His Congressional Interrogation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the European Parliament this afternoon—12:20 ET in the U.S.—to apologize for his company’s data protection and fake news failings. Brussels is the latest stop on Zuck’s post-Cambridge Analytica apology tour, which has so far seen him perform before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. His appearance before […] Read more »

OnePlus 6 Review: The Best Affordable Android Phone of 2018

OnePlus is an odd duck in the smartphone business. It tends to make one phone at a time with a simple and clear goal: to pack all the latest trends and tech into an Android phone that costs about $500. It doesn’t waste time developing a ton of custom features, like LG’s crazy AI-powered camera, […] Read more »

Retirement: Should You Buy These Beaten-Down Stocks Now?

The markets have generally been volatile since the end of January 2018. The S&P 500 has touched its 200-day moving average a few times, however, bounced back each time. It does appear that the current turbulence may well continue for some more time. However, in spite of recent uneasiness in the market, the broad indexes […] Read more »

Regretting It Already

Last Sunday, I wrote a fun little something for this platform called “Jerome Powell May Live To Regret These Statements“, in which I flagged a series of comments the newly appointed Fed chair made at an IMF/SNB event earlier this month. Here, for anyone who missed it, is what Powell said about the likely resilience […] Read more »

Enbridge Simplification: A Slap In The Face To Shareholders

The simplification transaction announced by Enbridge (ENB) on Thursday, May 17, is a massive one, a nearly $10 billion deal in what will be all-stock consideration. It is also turning out to be a harsh lesson for shareholders of the company’s sponsored vehicles: Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP), Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ), Enbridge Income Fund (OTC:EBGUF), […] Read more »

Elon Musk Presents His Tunnel Vision to the People of LA

One day, if Elon Musk gets his way, the Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles’ tony Bel Air neighborhood will be just a hop, skip and a quick walk from the nearest Loop station. The “Loop,” for the uninitiated, is what Musk calls his latest idea for moving people and things from one place to […] Read more »

Uber chief product officer to leave in latest executive departure

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden is leaving the ride-hailing company, an Uber spokesman told Reuters on Thursday, the latest of more than a dozen senior executives to depart since last year. FILE PHOTO: The Uber logo is displayed on a screen during the Women In The World Summit in […] Read more »

Cisco's tepid forecast clouds quarterly beat, shares fall

(Reuters) – Network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) reported third-quarter profit and revenue that topped analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, but shares fell 4 percent after dour current-quarter forecasts indicated that the transition to a software-focused business remained a work in progress. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Cisco is seen during the Mobile World Congress […] Read more »

Big proxy adviser ISS does not support Facebook's Zuckerberg in proxy vote

BOSTON (Reuters) – Top proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday recommended Facebook Inc investors withhold support from five directors including Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and vote in favor of shareholder proposals aimed at improving the social media company’s response to problems like election interference and harassment. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at […] Read more »

Why 'Do What You Love' Is Actually Terrible Career Advice

What’s the worst career advice you’ve ever received? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Sean Kernan on Quora: They told me to follow my dream and do what I love. I love being creative, so I […] Read more »