Oracle’s TikTok victory highlights Larry Ellison’s reputation as a ‘sharp-elbows entrepreneur’ who experts say has benefited from his embrace of Trump: ‘Larry’s politics are good business’ (ORCL)

Oracle’s victory in the battle over TikTok shows how founder Larry Ellison’s close ties with President Trump pays off, experts say. The agreement, which gives Oracle control over the popular video app in the US, also highlights Ellison’s reputation as an aggressive and unpredictable business strategist. “Ellison is creating the […]

Cindy McCain, wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain, to endorse Joe Biden, following a report of Trump privately disparaging military members

Cindy McCain, wife of late GOP Sen. John McCain, endorses Joe Biden – Business Insider Business Insider logoThe words “Business Insider”. 2020-09-23T00:08:00Z FilmMagic/FilmMagic for U.S.VETS Cindy McCain, the wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona, formally endorsed Joe Biden for president. “My husband John lived by a […]

Google temporarily booted a popular Indian payment app from its Play Store for facilitating gambling. The app’s developer says Google’s dominance makes it nearly impossible to fight back. (GOOGL)

India’s most popular payment app was temporarily booted from the Play Store when Google accused it of breaking rules around gambling. Paytm insists it acted within the rules. Now it’s lashing out at Google and accusing the tech giant of abusing its power. “You have no choice but to follow […]

Elon Musk announces a $25,000 Tesla is in the works and details all the new battery technology the company is developing (TSLA)

Tesla’s delayed shareholder meeting and “Battery Day” kicked off on Tuesday afternoon outside the company’s Fremont, California, factory. Following a short formal portion of the meeting, CEO Elon Musk gave a review of the company’s progress over the past year with heavy emphasis on software and manufacturing. Musk touted new […]

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs

The Monetization of UK Open Banking Report 2020 – Business Insider Business Insider logoThe words “Business Insider”. 2019-05-10T15:28:00Z Business Insider Intelligence Open banking has arrived, and it’s transforming the UK’s banking landscape — next up could be the world. Regulatory efforts in the UK are transforming retail banking, reshaping incumbents’ […]

Facebook took down a Chinese disinformation network that spread propaganda across Southeast Asia and the US (FB)

Facebook said in a blog post Tuesday that it had removed two coordinated disinformation campaigns, one from China and another from the Philippines. The network focused mostly on regional political issues and “gained almost no following” in the US, according to Facebook. “The operation’s success in audience building was mixed,” […]