Jeff Bezos Ousted From Amazon By r/wallstreetbets


Seattle, WA — Founder and CEO of Amazon ($AMZN) Jeff Bezos announced that he will be stepping down from his role as CEO of Amazon. The unexpected move was announced during Amazon’s most recent earnings report. Amazon reported its first $100 billion quarter, a historic accomplishment for the e-commerce giant. What was unexpected, however, were the circumstances under which Jeff Bezos is stepping down. A source on deep-background was able to confirm that Mr. Bezos’ departure was actually caused… read more 🏃‍♀️

Oracle Migration to Austin to Take Place Over Next 100 Years


(San Francisco, CA) - Another longtime corporate resident of the San Francisco Bay Area is leaving town. Oracle, maker of acronym-based software (CRM, ERP, HCM, SCM, and more) as well as database technology is pulling up roots and moving to Austin, Texas. The move comes as a number of other companies have announced similar plans to migrate their corporate headquarters out of California, including Tesla, Palantir, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. A difference for Oracle, however, is that the… read more 🏃‍♀️

Facebook to Acquire 48 States, FTC


(Menlo Park, CA) - The U.S. government and 48 state attorneys general filed wide-ranging antitrust lawsuits against Facebook on Wednesday, arguing for the breakup of the social-networking giant anti-competitive practices. The legal move has been signaled for a long time and other tech giants like Amazon, Apple, and Google are also under consideration for similar litigation. In response, Facebook has announced plans to acquire the 48 states who filed the suit as well as the Federal Trade… read more 🏃‍♀️

Airbnb IPO Shares to Include 'Cleaning Fee'


(San Francisco, CA) - 2020 has been an interesting year for tech IPOs. Many would have expected a complete or near-complete freeze in companies going public with the pandemic ravaging global markets. Yet in true 2020 fashion, the opposite has happened: a flurry of hot companies have gone public this year, ranging from Snowflake to Palantir to Unity. And they're not done: longtime 🦄 unicorn 🦄 Airbnb is also expected to list before the year is out. But Airbnb's debut to the public markets will… read more 🏃‍♀️

Thousands of 'Smaller, More Scalable' Microliths Appear Around the World


(USA) - The year 2020 hasn't been dull; if anything, it has been increasingly full of surprises. In the latest strange turn of events, a number of large metal monoliths have appeared across the globe in remote places. The sightings have ranged from deep in the red-rock desert near Moab, Utah to the coastal Isle of Wight off the UK. But as if that wasn't enough, there has been strange a new development in the saga: thousands and thousands of "smaller, more scalable microliths" have appeared… read more 🏃‍♀️

Coinbase Employees Completely Unaware of Election


(San Francisco, CA) - For many workers, today (the day after Election Day), was a difficult day productivity-wise. Many vote totals are stilling counted in key states at time of writing. People everywhere are turning to Twitter and other social media to keep up with electron updates that don't slown down for working hours. Not so, however, at Coinbase. This Election Day 2020 may have stretched into that Wednesday, but Coinbase employees are totally unwaware, completely focused on their work… read more 🏃‍♀️

Amazon Launches Ring Security Prime


(Seattle, WA) - Amazon launched a slew of new products as part of its fall hardware event on September 24, including expansions of the Echo, Eero, and Ring product lines. Spherical speakers, an Echo Show with a front-facing camera, and Eero routers featuring the new home-automation standard Zigbee all debuted. However, the most eyebrow-raising unveil of the event was, by-far, Ring Security Prime. It features the most aggressive expansion yet of any home security platform by including deadly… read more 🏃‍♀️

Apple Says It Time to Start Using 'Summer' Side of MacBook Pro For Charging


(Cuptertino, CA) - Apple is recommending that all MacBook Pro users switch to the right, or 'Summer' side of their MacBook Pro when charging. This is after users reported signficantly higher CPU usage and higher temperatures when charging their MacBook on the left side. An Apple spokesperson responded to users reports: "Like all Apple products, the MacBook is designed to fluidly and elegantly adapt to every part of our users lives and provide an insanely great experience. We were waiting for the… read more 🏃‍♀️

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