Eventbrite Raises IPO Pricing Range, Now Hopes to Raise as Much as $230 Million

Eventbrite, an online platform for live-event ticketing, raised the proposed price of its planned IPO to a range of $21 a share to $23 a share from its previous range of $19 a share to $21 a share. When IPO candidates increase the price of their offerings, it can signal a strong demand among institutional […] Read more »

SpaceX Will Reveal the First Moon-Bound Passenger Since 1972. Here’s How to Watch

SpaceX says it’s signed the first private passenger to fly around the Moon in one of its rockets, and will reveal the mystery passenger’s name at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday. The event, held in SpaceX’s Southern California headquarters, will be broadcast live via a YouTube stream. You can watch the announcement here on YouTube […] Read more »

President Trump's Tweets Top This Week's Internet News Roundup

In the past seven days New York decided it didn’t want Cynthia Nixon as its governor, Amazon’s owner elected to get into the education business, and a series of gas-line explosions hit north of Boston. But on the plus side, we also had Mark Wahlberg’s schedule to look at and a new Dolly Patron/Sia collaboration […] Read more »

Evacuating for Florence, Tesla's Security Flaw, and More in This Week in Cars

Sure, we’re a little biased around here. But when storms bear down on this country’s coasts—scary ones, like Hurricane Florence (since downgraded to a tropical storm), threatening floods and high winds—our minds zero in on the transportation aspects. Some people need to leave their homes, but how? Some need to get to shelters, but when, […] Read more »

A 9% Yield, With 16 Straight Hikes, And Higher Guidance

We added PBF Logistics LP (PBFX) to the Hidden Dividend Stocks Plus portfolio back on 1/22/18. Since then, it has produced a healthy return of 10%, with a mild $.65 price gain and $1.47 in distributions. The distributions comprise ~69% of PBFX’s total return, which is a big part of the HDS Plus strategy for […] Read more »

New York sues U.S. to stop fintech bank charters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state’s top banking regulator on Friday sued the federal government to void its decision to award national bank charters to online lenders and payment companies, saying it was unconstitutional and put vulnerable consumers at risk. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at her phone as she passes by a Lending […] Read more »

Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week: document

NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) – The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday, according to a message seen by Reuters from Ryan Jesperson, the president of a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative. FILE PHOTO – Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman speaks […] Read more »

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers shifting up a gear

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, drug makers and a big swath of the U.S. economy. The Federal Trade […] Read more »

Meet the Transhumanists Turning Themselves Into Cyborgs

A woman tries on a virtual reality headset at a neuroscience lab in Geneva, Switzerland. This exoskeleton can be used to treat physical handicaps or to augment the wearer’s motor skills. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPa) is working on a similar prototype that would could turn soldiers into war machines. Neil Harbisson, who […] Read more »

This Week in the Future of Cars: What Happened at Tesla, Uber, and Chevy this week

We’re going fast…somewhere. This week was full of people and corporations making market-moving decisions. Not all seemed wise. Elon Musk did a 2.5-hour live interview, got peer pressured into smoking a blunt, and maybe didn’t inhale. Mercedes has a fully electric SUV coming out, and Chevy is prepping the country’s serious haulers for the intro […] Read more »