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Comcast cable customers lose access to Bally Sports regional networks

Comcast customers were left in the dark as negotiations between the cable provider and Bally Sports’ operator, Diamond Sports Group, hit a snag. This dispute resulted in a blackout of the regional networks, leaving fans of 11 MLB teams without access to local games. The affected teams include the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins, with […]

The Year of AI-Enabled Personal Computers

Microsoft’s Build developer conference is set to kick off, giving the company a platform to showcase its latest advancements in artificial intelligence. With high-profile events hosted by OpenAI and Google already making waves in the industry, Microsoft’s focus on AI is timely and strategic. One key advantage that Microsoft holds in the AI race is […]

Blackstone leads $7.5 billion debt financing for AI startup CoreWeave

CoreWeave, a leading artificial intelligence infrastructure startup, has recently secured a significant amount of funding to further invest in its cloud data centers. After raising $1.1 billion in equity funding, CoreWeave has now raised an additional $7.5 billion in debt financing. The lending round was led by Blackstone’s funds, with participation from Coatue, Carlyle, BlackRock, […]

Reddit experiences significant growth after unveiling partnership with OpenAI for AI training models

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange is abuzz with excitement as Reddit shares surged 11% in extended trading on Thursday. This surge came after the social media company announced a groundbreaking partnership with OpenAI. This partnership will allow OpenAI, the maker of the ChatGPT AI, to train its artificial intelligence models using […]

Former Lucid Motors Executive Appointed as CFO of Ford, Current Chief Promoted

Ford recently announced a major executive shakeup, with the appointment of the former chief financial officer of electric-vehicle startup Lucid to replace its current CFO. The ex-Lucid executive, Sherry House, will join Ford as finance vice president in early June and will transition into the CFO role by early 2025. Current CFO John Lawler will […]

Survey finds that 1 in 8 adults have tried GLP-1 medications such as Ozempic

The use of GLP-1 drugs for weight loss and diabetes management is on the rise, with around 1 in 8 adults in the U.S. having used these medications at some point. A recent survey from KFF revealed that roughly half of those adults, or about 6% of the U.S. population, are currently using GLP-1 drugs […]

Media companies are courting advertisers as they shift their spending to digital platforms

Media giants are making their annual pitches to advertisers this week against the backdrop of significant disruption in the industry. The Hollywood writers and actors strikes are over, meaning Upfronts will likely be star-studded once again, major cost cutting is largely in the rear view mirror, and streaming has fully embraced advertising models. Still, this […]

Google employees express concerns to executives about decline in morale following earnings report

Google’s business is booming, with its fastest growth rate in two years and a market cap surpassing $2 trillion following a blowout earnings report. However, employees have expressed concerns about why this success isn’t translating into higher pay and the continued implementation of cost-cutting measures. At an all-hands meeting with CEO Sundar Pichai and CFO […]

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