US President Joe Biden speaks by telephone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from the Oval Office of the White House on December 9, 2021 in Washington, DC. Doug Mills | Getty Images WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday afternoon as the security situation at Ukraine’s border with Russia … Read more
Mascot | DigitalVision | Getty Images The co-founder of one of the world’s most high-profile artificial intelligence events highlighted the skills he thinks set successful technology entrepreneurs apart. Charlie Muirhead, who helped come up with AI festival CogX, told CNBC’s Tania Bryer in an interview aired last week, that being an entrepreneur meant getting used … Read more
DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman. Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman surprised many of his followers last week when he announced he’s leaving his vice president role at Google to become a venture capitalist at Silicon Valley firm Greylock Partners, which has backed the likes of Facebook, Airbnb and LinkedIn since it … Read more
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. Bryn Lennon – Formula 1 | Formula 1 via Getty Images LONDON – British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has backed rapid grocery delivery start-up Zapp as part of a larger $ 200 million investment in the company. The London-based firm said Friday it raised the fresh cash in … Read more
The Chinese e-commerce and technology giant Alibaba is one of the ideas of UBS analysts with the highest conviction for 2022.
The highly portable omicron Covid-19 variant makes some travelers think twice about air travel again. While travel bookings are rising this year, some people are sticking to one of the biggest trends that has emerged from the pandemic: roadtrip. “With driving, you can significantly lower your risk of exposure when interacting with large groups … … Read more
Marcelo Claure speaks on stage during the Digital X event on September 7, 2021 in Cologne, Germany. Andreas Rentz | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group confirmed on Friday that Chief Operating Officer Marcelo Claure is leaving the company after a nine-year term. CNBC reported Thursday that Claure would resign … Read more