Airbnb makes its party ban permanent

CEO, Co-Founder – Airbnb Brian Chesky attends The Cannes Lions 2016 on June 20, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Richard Bord / Getty Images) Richard Bord | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Airbnb announced a global ban on parties on Tuesday. It follows a temporary restriction the company put in place two years … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more

Nike, La-Z-Boy, Altria Group, Coinbase, Dow & more

People walk past a store of the sporting goods retailer Nike Inc. at a shopping complex in Beijing, China March 25, 2021. Florence Lo | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Wednesday. Nike – Shares of the athleticwear retailer fell more than 3% after Seaport downgraded the stock to neutral from … Read more

Apple, TSMC, Nike, Dow, Cigna, Amazon

Here are Wednesday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Morgan Stanley resumes Advanced Micro Devices as overweight Morgan Stanley resumed coverage of the semiconductor company after a long period of restriction and said AMD’s valuation is “reasonable.” “While a digestion phase in PCs and consoles appears likely, and we are budgeting for some bail next year, … Read more

Winnebago, La-Z-Boy, Revlon and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Winnebago (WGO) – The recreational vehicle maker saw its stock jump 3.4% after beating top and bottom-line estimates for its latest quarter. Winnebago earned an adjusted $ 4.13 per share, compared to a consensus estimate of $ 2.96, helped by higher prices and a jump in … Read more

Amazon to shut down Kindle store in China

Amazon Kindle Getty Images Amazon will shut down its Kindle ebook store in China next year, marking the latest retreat by a US tech giant in the market. Kindle users in China will no longer be able to purchase new books after the ebook shop closes on June 30, 2023, Amazon announced on its Weibo … Read more

Salesforce, Delta, Albemarle and more

Pedestrians pass in front of the Salesforce Tower in New York. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Salesforce – Shares of the enterprise-software maker jumped nearly 10% after the company’s stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings report. Salesforce also lifted its full-year earnings guidance, but reduced its … Read more

European VCs are urging start-ups to cut costs

skaman306 | Moment | Getty Images European venture capitalists are advising start-ups in their portfolios to cut costs and freeze hiring as economists warn that another recession is inevitable. Their counterparts in Silicon Valley are doing the same. Following a bumper 2021 that was full of IPOs and mega funding rounds, some of the most … Read more

Start-up investors issue warnings as boom times ‘unambiguously over’

Sean Gladwell | Moment | Getty Images Slow your hiring! Cut back on marketing! Extend your runway! The venture capital missives are back, and they’re coming in hot. With tech stocks cratering through the first five months of 2022 and the Nasdaq on pace for its second-worst quarter since the 2008 financial crisis, start-up investors … Read more

Sequoia coaches start-ups to cut costs or face a ‘death spiral’

One of Silicon Valley’s most successful venture capital firms does not see the economy bouncing back anytime soon and is warning portfolio companies to tighten their belts in the meantime. In a 52-page presentation seen by CNBC, the Sequoia lays out a litany of risks making it harder for founders to raise money and operate. … Read more