Gen Z gamers help industry reach $222 billion

Gen Z gamers help industry reach $222 billion

To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here. The popularity of mobile games is leading to a more diverse demographic of gamers. Gen Z gamers are still the biggest demographic in gaming, but Gen X and Baby Boomers now account for a quarter of the top-grossing US games, helping boost the industry’s valuation to … Read more

Met Gala 2022: Live updates from the red carpet

Met Gala 2022: Live updates from the red carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — Well, hello first Monday in May. The year’s biggest night in fashion, the Met Gala, returns to its usual berth on the social calendar this year after pandemic upheaval. And if it feels like one of those what, already moments, it is. It’s been just under eight months since the last … Read more

Hydra Darknet Market Shuttered, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized

Hydra Darknet Market Shuttered, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized

Photo: LagartoFilm (Getty Images) Hydra, a long time dark web cesspool of money laundering and drug sales, has been shut down by police. On Tuesday, officials with Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office announced Hydra’s demise, revealing in a press release that authorities had seized much of the site’s server infrastructure, as well as some 543 … Read more

Darknet Hydra Market site seized and shut down: Department of Justice

Darknet Hydra Market site seized and shut down: Department of Justice

US Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks to the press at the Justice Department after all three defendants were found guilty of federal hate crimes for murder of a young Black man, Ahmaud Arbrey in Washington, DC, US, February 22, 2022. Nicholas Kamm | Reuters Hydra Market, which was considered to be the world’s largest and … Read more

Twitter, Carnival, First Solar and more

Twitter, Carnival, First Solar and more

Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Ecstacy cruise ship is docked at the Port of Jacksonville amid the Coronavirus outbreak on March 27, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. Sam Greenwood | Getty Images Here are the companies making headlines in midday trading. Twitter — Shares of the social media company rallied more than 3% after Twitter announced that … Read more

Amazon just booked up to 83 rockets to launch its own satellite internet constellation

Amazon just booked up to 83 rockets to launch its own satellite internet constellation

new York CNN Business — Amazon (AMZN) is moving its business into the exosphere, with plans to deploy more than 3,000 satellites to beam internet connectivity all over the planet. On Tuesday, the company announced deals with three rocket companies that will launch those satellites. The agreement includes two veteran rocket builders — United Launch … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, April 5

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, April 5

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks lower after two-session winning streak Traders on the floor of the NYSE, April 4, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures dipped Tuesday after back-to-back gains on Wall Street. The Nasdaq advanced nearly 2% to … Read more

Amazon signs rocket deal with Blue Origin, Arianespace, ULA for Project Kuiper internet satellites

Amazon signs rocket deal with Blue Origin, Arianespace, ULA for Project Kuiper internet satellites

Artist renderings of the companies’ rockets, from left to right: New Glenn, Vulcan Centaur, and Ariane 6. Blue Origin / United Launch Alliance / Arianespace Amazon on Tuesday announced what it says is the biggest rocket deal in the commercial space industry’s history, signing on with three companies for up to 83 launches of its … Read more

Alphabet’s Commercial Drone Delivery Takes Off in Dallas

Alphabet's Commercial Drone Delivery Takes Off in Dallas

Delivery drones carry fast food orders through the sky in the Israeli coastal city of Hadera. March 17, 2021. Photo: JACK GUEZ / AFP (Getty Images) Coming to a city near you: the low-frequency buzz of a robot flying over your head. A bevy of companies appear poised to realize the long held dream of … Read more