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Warren Buffett's Berkshire reveals record $168 billion cash pile in Q4: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway grew its cash pile by about $60 billion in 15 months ...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire reveals record $168 billion cash pile in Q4
Quick Glance: Buffett's Berkshire Posts Record Profit
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway achieves second consecutive record profit.

  • Insurance business benefits from improved underwriting and higher investment income.

  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy and BNSF Railroad experience profit decline.

  • Berkshire maintains extreme financial conservatism with record cash stake.
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Exclusive: Lawmakers Demand Elon Musk Provide SpaceX Internet To US Military In Taiwan
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Exclusive: Lawmakers Demand Elon Musk Provide SpaceX Internet To US ...
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Flaco, a famous Central Park Zoo owl, has died after flying into a building, zoo officials say. The owl went missing from its exhibit at the Central Park Zoo ... Show more
Quick Glance: Tragedy in New York: Flaco, Beloved Owl, Passes Away Following Building Collision
  • A tragic event shakes New York: Flaco, the Eurasian eagle owl that escaped from the Central Park Zoo last year, has passed away after colliding with a building in Manhattan, officials announced on Friday evening.

  • After Flaco struck a building on West 89th Street, bystanders alerted the Wild Bird Fund (WBF) about the injured owl, as detailed in a statement from the Central Park Zoo. WBF staff found Flaco motionless shortly after and confirmed his passing on the spot.

  • Following the report of Flaco's demise, Central Park Zoo officials proceeded to retrieve the owl's remains. These remains were then transferred to the Bronx Zoo for a necropsy to be performed.

  • In 2010, the zoo rescued Flaco when he was just under a year old. Throughout his nearly three-week stay in the wild, he showcased his hunting prowess and honed his flying skills.
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Harry Potter TV series targeted for 2026 premiere; J.K. Rowling recently met with execs to discuss show
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Harry Potter TV series targeted for 2026 premiere; J.K. Rowling recently ...
Quick Glance: 'Harry Potter' Series — Reboot in Progress
  • Announcement of J.K. Rowling's involvement in upcoming TV series for 2026.

  • Rowling maintains creative control amidst controversies.

  • Fans express concerns, franchise's success remains lucrative.
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How Much Does Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Get Paid? $896.7 Million Last Year: Blackstone Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Schwarzman took home $896 ...
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How Much Does Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Get Paid? $896.7 Million Last Year
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Capital One’s Discover deal includes $1.38 billion breakup fee: Capital One Financial Corp.’s proposed acquisition of Discover Financial Services includes a $1 ...
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Capital One’s Discover deal includes $1.38 billion breakup fee
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Elon Musk steps in after California bakery jolted by cancelled Tesla order: A Tesla employee ordered 2,000 mini pies from San Jose’s Giving Pies ...
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Elon Musk steps in after California bakery jolted by cancelled Tesla order
Quick Glance: Tesla Cancels $16K Pie Order Last Minute
  • Tesla cancels $16K pie order last minute, leaving California bakery owner 'high and dry'

  • Voahangy Rasetarinera, owner of The Giving Pies in San Jose, received an order for 4,000 pies from Tesla, only to be canceled before delivery.

  • Rasetarinera had to cancel other orders and buy additional ingredients, resulting in a loss of over $16,000.

  • Despite moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas, Tesla maintains a presence in the Bay Area.
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Kind of like doomsday prepping, but for AI?Nvidia's CEO recently shed light on the allocation of its in-demand chips. The comments have brought Meta boss ... Show more
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Dark Trump flips Biden’s “4 more years” against him: Trump will lay out his general-election case against Biden.
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Dark Trump flips Biden’s “4 more years” against him
Quick Glance: Trump’s Grim Portrayal vs. Biden
  • Former President depicts bleak America in speech.

  • Caution against Biden's re-election and pledge of freedom.

  • Forecast of chaotic future with Biden's second term.

  • Criticism of government and emphasis on general elections.
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Ford has cut prices on its Mustang Mach-E electric SUV by up to $8,100 after sales fell sharply in January. Ford said the price cuts come as the automaker ... Show more
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Why is X still called Twitter?: Experts and insiders explain why we can’t stop calling it Twitter.
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Why is X still called Twitter?
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Elon Musk: With this game he is said to have learned to be a “good CEO”: Despite his considerable company portfolio, Elon Musk apparently still has time for ...
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Elon Musk: With this game he is said to have learned to be a “good CEO”
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The AI play began last year with the tech titans Nvidia, Microsoft, Alphabet, and the rest of the “Magnificent Seven.” But outside of the big winners like ... Show more
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Google to pause Gemini image generation after AI refuses to show images of White people
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Quick Glance: Google Pauses AI-Generated People Images Due to Criticism
  • Google has temporarily blocked its new artificial intelligence model from producing images of people after it depicted German soldiers from World War II and Vikings as people of color.

  • The tech company announced it would halt the generation of images of people by the Gemini model after social media users shared examples of historical figures depicted in various ethnicities and genders.

  • While not specifying particular images, Google acknowledged issues with Gemini's image generation and plans to release an improved version soon.

  • Jack Krawczyk, a senior director at Google's Gemini team, admitted the model's image generator needed adjustments and further tuning for historical context responses.
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U.S. imposes more than 500 new Russia sanctions after Navalny’s death: The Treasury Department on Friday announced an aggressive expansion of existing financial ...
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U.S. imposes more than 500 new Russia sanctions after Navalny’s death
Quick Glance: US Targets Russia with Over 500 New Sanctions
  • The US has announced over 500 new sanctions against Russia, including measures targeting Russia's main card payment system, financial and military institutions, and officials involved in the imprisonment of Alexei Navalny.

  • The newly-announced US measures also include nearly 100 firms and individuals who will face export restrictions.

  • Russian banks and military-industrial enterprises have adapted and developed workarounds to evade existing sanctions.

  • The EU has also announced new sanctions, targeting nearly 200 companies and individuals accused of helping Russia procure weapons or being involved in the kidnapping of Ukrainian children - something Moscow denies.
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A Live-Action ‘Naruto’ Film is Being Developed at Lionsgate: Destin Daniel Cretton from ‘Shang-Chi’ is set to write and direct.
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A Live-Action ‘Naruto’ Film is Being Developed at Lionsgate
Quick Glance: New Naruto Film by Acclaimed Director
  • Naruto is being adapted by Netflix for a Hollywood film led by a renowned director.

  • The director will not only take on directing duties but also serve as a producer and writer.

  • The creator of Naruto praises the director's skills and looks forward to collaborating.

  • The Lionsgate Motion Picture Group is confident that the film will excite both fans and newcomers.
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Jamie Dimon sells $150 million of JPMorgan stock in first-ever sale: Jamie Dimon became CEO of the banking giant JPMorgan Chase in 2006, and the company's value ...
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Jamie Dimon sells $150 million of JPMorgan stock in first-ever sale
Quick Glance: Bloomberg - A Robot in Leadership?
  • The Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Jamie Dimon, recently sold about $150 million of his shares in the bank, as shown in a SEC filing. This marks the first time the head of the largest U.S. lender has sold shares since taking charge in 2005.

  • It was indicated that Dimon and his family intend to sell 1 million of their 8.6 million shares. The sale is not connected to leadership succession, and there are no current plans by the bank chief to sell more stock. However, it was noted that this could be considered in the future.

  • A company spokesperson confirmed that Dimon's compensation for 2023 increased by about 4.3% to $36 million. JPMorgan reported its highest annual profit ever last year. Additionally, the acquisition of the failed regional lender First Republic Bank in May contributed to profit growth.
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Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million is sold in Georgia, officials say. Here’s where
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Mega Millions ticket worth $4 million is sold in Georgia, officials say ...
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Can Warner Bros. Uncancel J.K. Rowling?: The studio’s new boss, David Zaslav, sees his mission as salvaging a rocky relationship with the creator Harry Potter.
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Can Warner Bros. Uncancel J.K. Rowling?
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Elon Musk claims he will rival Gmail with XMail: Elon Musk has suggested he will take on Gmail, Outlook and others with his own email provider, XMail ...
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Elon Musk claims he will rival Gmail with XMail
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Vice to lay off hundreds of staffers, stop publishing content on its website: Vice Media will cease publishing to its website and lay off several hundred ...
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Vice to lay off hundreds of staffers, stop publishing content on its ...
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Fox News cuts off Trump rally speech to issue multiple fact-checks: Live: Republican presidential front-runner made announcement as he prepares for CPAC ...
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Fox News cuts off Trump rally speech to issue multiple fact-checks: Live
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Criticism of Google's Image AI: The black Wehrmacht soldier: Google stops AI-powered image generator “Gemini”. The program “overshot” the goal in terms of ...
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Criticism of Google's Image AI: The black Wehrmacht soldier
Quick Glance: Criticism of Google's Image AI: The Black Wehrmacht Soldier
  • Google halts the AI-powered image generator 'Gemini'.

  • Gemini portrays Asian women and black men in Wehrmacht uniforms.

  • The program struggles to depict white people accurately.

  • Criticism of Gemini for reinforcing biases and optical distortion.
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Watch: Ukraine Says Russia Is Using Starlink. Here’s How Musk’s Satellites Work: Russian forces have been buying Starlink internet terminals and using them on ...
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Watch: Ukraine Says Russia Is Using Starlink. Here’s How Musk’s Satellites ...
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Elon Musk is deriding a Tesla competitor for its 'Saudi Sugar Daddy': The Tesla CEO once tried to take his EV company private — using Saudi money
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Elon Musk is deriding a Tesla competitor for its 'Saudi Sugar Daddy'
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Amid measles outbreak, Florida is ‘deferring to parents’ on whether to send unvaccinated kids to school
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Amid measles outbreak, Florida is ‘deferring to parents’ on whether to ...
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Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang got $10 billion richer this week as the stock soared again
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Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang got $10 billion richer this week as the stock ...
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Bezos, Microsoft join OpenAI in humanoid robot startup: Jeff Bezos, Microsoft and other big technology names are investing in a business, Figure ...
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Bezos, Microsoft join OpenAI in humanoid robot startup
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Stock market news today: Stocks edge up as Nvidia hit $2 trillion: Nvidia's share prices skyrocketed following its earnings release this week ...
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Stock market news today: Stocks edge up as Nvidia hit $2 trillion
Quick Glance: Nvidia's Hardware Drives Market Value Beyond Australia's GDP
  • Nvidia opened its doors for business in 1993, producing hardware that enables the development of AI applications.

  • The company posted revenue of $22.1 billion in the December quarter of 2023, marking a 265 percent increase from the previous year.

  • Investors reacted to the news by increasing the company's market valuation by $250 billion, the largest one-day gain in Wall Street's history.

  • Nvidia's recent success is attributed to the surge in demand for products utilizing its chips, like Microsoft's ChatGPT, as well as investments in AI infrastructure.
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Analyst has a hot take on why Elon Musk really bought Twitter: If correct, it could explain why Musk is willing to deal with certain financial losses.
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Analyst has a hot take on why Elon Musk really bought Twitter
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Taylor Swift fixes ‘crime against Sydney’: Taylor Swift pandemonium took over Sydney on Friday as the singer performed her first blockbuster opening concert.
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Taylor Swift fixes ‘crime against Sydney’
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Nvidia sees historic stock rise on AI chips success: AI chipmaker Nvidia achieved the biggest one-day increase in value of any company in history. The U.S ...
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Nvidia sees historic stock rise on AI chips success
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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League ‘Has Fallen Short of Our Expectations’, Warner Bros. Says - IGN
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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League ‘Has Fallen Short of Our ...
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Fox Host Cuts Away From Trump Speech to Debunk Election BS: Newsmax, meanwhile, opted for a disclaimer acknowledging the “legal and final” election results.
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Fox Host Cuts Away From Trump Speech to Debunk Election BS
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Biden campaign working to regain support of disillusioned Democratic voters: Next week, Michigan primary voters may send a warning signal to President Biden ...
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Biden campaign working to regain support of disillusioned Democratic ...
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Windows 11 may no longer require frequent restarts for security updates: Do you hate that Windows 11 requires frequent restarts to install the latest update? If ...
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Windows 11 may no longer require frequent restarts for security updates