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Kickstarter CEO Explains Why the Platform Changed: Exclusive
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Kickstarter CEO Explains Why the Platform Changed: Exclusive

Kickstarter is expanding its strategy and making big changes after helping entrepreneurs raise more than $8 billion in the 15 years it’s been in business. The crowdfunding site, which allows entrepreneurs to fund projects big and small in exchange for early access to rewards, announced last week that it would be introducing Late Pledges, a...

Here's How Much Popular Influencer Erika Kullberg Makes
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Here’s How Much Popular Influencer Erika Kullberg Makes

Erika Kullberg, an attorney with more than 21 million followers on social media, wants everyone to know how much social media sites really pay. Kullberg regularly creates personal finance content for YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok and helps get people what they’re owed, like $1,000 if they’re bumped from a flight. One of Kullberg’s videos addresses...

Apple iPhone 7 Settlement: How to Make a Claim By Deadline
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Apple iPhone 7 Settlement: How to Make a Claim By Deadline

Time is running out to claim part of a proposed $35 million settlement on a class action lawsuit leveled against Apple five years ago. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in 2019 as Tabak, et al. v. Apple Inc., alleged that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus...

Rare Pricey Pineapple Retails for Nearly $400, Goes Viral
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Rare Pricey Pineapple Retails for Nearly $400, Goes Viral

As we head into Memorial Day weekend and the summer season, if you hope to indulge in one popular fruit to fend off the heat, it will cost you. A particular pineapple is causing quite a buzz this season after supplier Fresh Del Monte began selling it for $395. Related: Your Hamburgers Are About to...

Why Are New Business Applications at All-Time High?
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Why Are New Business Applications at All-Time High?

More people are starting businesses now than ever before — and the reason could be that the opportunity cost, or what they have to give up in exchange for entrepreneurship, is lower than ever. Data that the U.S. Census Bureau released earlier this month shows that the total number of applications to start businesses hit...

Jack Dorsey Says Corporate AI Has Surpassed Twitter, X
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Jack Dorsey Says Corporate AI Has Surpassed Twitter, X

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, now X, no longer thinks the platform he helped build is the “closest form of global consciousness.” Weeks after leaving the board of Bluesky, an X rival he helped found and fund, and publicly praising X as “freedom technology,” Dorsey shared a new post on X...

Google's AI Overviews Are Already Getting Major Things Wrong
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Google’s AI Overviews Are Already Getting Major Things Wrong

Searching on Google, the world’s largest search engine with more than 90% of the global market, looks a little different now. Instead of a page of links to other sites, Google automatically generates a summary at the top of the page, citing a handful of select websites. The changes were announced last week, with Google...

Nvidia's quarter is as good as investors wanted, says CFRA's Angelo Zino
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Nvidia (NVDA) earnings report Q1 2025

Nvidia shares topped $1,000 for the first time in extended trading on Wednesday after the chipmaker reported fiscal first-quarter results that topped analyst estimates. Nvidia’s quarterly earnings report has become a way for investors to gauge the strength of the AI boom that has transfixed markets in recent months. Its strong results on Wednesday suggest...

Emory University Funds, Suspends Student Over AI Tool: Lawsuit
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Emory University Funds, Suspends Student Over AI Tool: Lawsuit

Eightball was meant to be an AI tool that turned coursework into study aids, like flashcards and practice tests. Its creators, Emory University undergrads, won Emory’s pitch competition last year, earning a $10,000 grand prize and promotion from the university on its own social media channels. Though Emory seemed to endorse Eightball at first, the...

Buying Now to Pay Later? Credit Card Protections Now Apply
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Buying Now to Pay Later? Credit Card Protections Now Apply

A federal financial protection watchdog says Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) companies must now provide shoppers with credit card-level protections. After more than two years of studying the BNPL market, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created a new rule on Wednesday that ensures BNPL lenders, including Affirm, Klarna, and Afterpay give Americans essential...