Category Archives: Technology

Coinbase Users Say Crypto Start-Up Ignored Their Pleas for Help

[ad_1] “Coinbase, by going public and being subject to greater regulatory oversight, is moving more into the light where there is, or will be, greater visibility and comfort,” she said. One of Coinbase’s most frustrating aspects, some users said, is that a real person does not appear to be reading their complaints. “There’s nobody on […]

WeWork Will Go Public in a Merger With a SPAC

[ad_1] “We looked at our plan, we see what we accomplished in 2020 — and we’ve seen a path to profitability — and we thought it was a good time to raise additional liquidity,” Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork’s chief executive, told CNBC on Friday. In the past, the company has struggled to meet lofty projections. Even […]

Why Did Someone Pay $560,000 for a Picture of My Column?

[ad_1] $98,000. $143,000. $277,000. After more than 30 bids, the auction ended at 12:32 p.m. Eastern time, with a winning bid of 350 Ether, or about $560,000. A few minutes later, after the auction platform had taken its cut, nearly $500,000 in cryptocurrency landed in my digital wallet. I was stunned. Congratulatory texts and media […]

Google Aims to Be the Anti-Amazon of E-Commerce. It Has a Long Way to Go.

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. — Google tried to copy Amazon’s playbook to become the shopping hub of the internet, with little success. Now it is trying something different: the anti-Amazon strategy. Google is trying to present itself as a cheaper and less restrictive option for independent sellers. And it is focused on driving traffic to sellers’ […]

The Agency at the Center of America’s Tech Fight With China

[ad_1] “When you start cutting off capital profits that can flow into R&D, many of them coming from the huge Chinese market, you really undermine our ability to stay at the tip of the spear in terms of semiconductor innovation,” Mr. Neuffer said. “The sense of urgency in recent years inclined our leadership to make […]