WWE 2K Publisher Loses Lawsuit For Using Randy Orton’s Tattoos

What the viper doin? photo: Amer Hilabi (Getty Images) For any bystander looking at the worlds of professional wrestling and video games from the outside, what’s happening inside can look like a veritable circus. In 2022, each has had more than its fair share of ongoing legal litigation other backstage drama. Now, however, a new … Read more

Google Shuts Down Translate Services in Mainland China

Google has long had a strained business relationship with China, and despite all the effort it’s only captured barely 2% of the search market.photo: fn.artworks (Shutterstock) Folks on the Chinese mainland looking to find occasionally garbled translations of foreign languages ​​will be out of luck, as Google announced over the weekend it was pulling back … Read more

How Deere plans to build a world of fully autonomous farming by 2030

Can John Deere become one of the leading AI and robotics companies in the world alongside Tesla and Silicon Valley technology giants over the next decade? That notion may seem incongruous with the general perception of the 185-year-old company as a heavy-metal manufacturer of tractors, bulldozers and lawnmowers painted in the signature green and yellow … Read more

Elon Musk sends scathing message to Tesla Investors

Elon Musk is not a Chief Executive Officer like the others. Tesla’s (TSLA) boss is atypical. He refuses to obey the rules often imposed on executives of public companies. The billionaire did not hesitate to relaunch the showdown with the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) despite a 2018 settlement with the regulator. In September … Read more

Spam’s popularity is on the rise again

new York CNN Business — Spam is cool. The 85-year-old canned block of meat has undergone a cultural reinvention. Hormel (HRL) has sold a record amount of Spam for seven straight years, and 2022 is on pace for another such milestone. The conglomerate behind Skippy and Jennie-O turkey says it can’t make Spam almost enough … Read more

This feature makes AirPods Pro worth the cost

photo: Yasar Turanli (Shutterstock) What’s your favorite thing about AirPods Pro? For those of us who need to stay alert while listening to music, Transparency Mode might take the cake. And fortunately for us, Apple has made Transparency Mode sO much better that it might be worth picking up a pair for this feature alone. … Read more

Altria and Juul end noncompete deal: Here’s what that means for e-cigarette sales and marketing

Altria Group Inc. said Friday it has taken a step that extricates it from its noncompete arrangement with vaping company Juul Labs Inc., freeing both companies to pursue their own strategies. In a regulatory filing, the tobacco giant MO, -1.92% said it has exercised an option to be released from non-competition obligations relating to its … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Deliver Very Bad News

MetaPlatforms (META) is not doing well. The social-media giant, parent of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has been sending alarming signals for several months. It was ejected from the world’s top 10 most valuable companies, and this year its market capitalization has fallen by nearly $545 billion. During the third quarter, which is about to end, … Read more

Micron cuts capital spending to stem ‘unprecedented’ oversupply cycle

Micron Technology Inc. shares fell slightly in the extended session Thursday after the memory-chip maker said it was taking steps to emerge from an “unprecedented” current market downcycle by scaling back on plans to build out capacity. For the fiscal first quarter, Boise, Idaho-based Micron MU, +1.69% said it expects between an adjusted loss of … Read more

Elon Musk’s texts show how his relationship with Twitter went sideways

CNN — Days before publicly announcing his investment in Twitter, Elon Musk texted with Jack Dorsey. The former Twitter CEO suggested he no longer believed in the company he founded, according to new court filings in the legal battle between Musk and Twitter. Musk had begun quietly building up a large stake in Twitter in … Read more