Get ready for a boom in crypto sports sponsorship: ‘We’re in discussions with over 70% of the Premier League’

Cash-rich crypto companies are turning to sports sponsorship to advertise as platforms like Google and Facebook crack down on ads. Soccer is one of the most popular sports for crypto companies given its global appeal. English Premier League teams Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers have both signed crypto deals and players like Eden Hazard and Lionel […]

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A new Uber exec hired to fix problems at the company is accused of making insensitive comments toward women and minorities — but he’s vowing to stay on board

Uber chief operating officer Barney Harford said he is “embarrassed” by allegations he made insensitive comments about race to colleagues, according to a memo obtained by Business Insider. Those comments, which some saw as insensitive toward women and people of color, were first reported by The New York Times on Friday night. Harford apologized in […]

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How to find and use the All Terrain Karts in ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Season 5

Creators of “Fortnite: Battle Royale” introduced the game’s first fast-moving vehicle made specifically for teams of four players this week, as part of the transition to Battle Pass Season 5. In keeping with the game’s goofy, we-don’t-take-ourselves-too-seriously style, that vehicle came in the form of what Epic Games calls an “All Terrain Kart” — ATK for […]

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WeWork bans meat at company events and won’t let employees expense meals that include meat because it’s bad for the environment

WeWork is banning meat. The company will no longer reimburse employees for meals that include red meat, poultry, or pork and will stop serving meat at company events. The policy change was made in an effort to reduce WeWork’s carbon footprint. WeWork is going vegetarian. In an email to about 6,000 employees on Friday, the $20 […]

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Wall Street and marketers both cheer as Google adds AI to its advertising business (GOOG, GOOGL)

    Google this week provided details about new ad tools enhanced by artificial intelligence. The new ad formats are receiving kudos from marketers, as well as Wall Street analysts.  Google’s new ad tools, enhanced by artificial intelligence technology, are receiving positive reviews from marketers, as well as from Wall Street analysts. On Tuesday, Google […]

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The Tour de France bikes, ranked

CHARTRES, France — The Tour de France brings out the lightest and fastest bikes, and sometimes the best-looking. We visited the 22 teams to check out each squad’s line. We didn’t consider weight, price, or tech; instead, if the bike looked thoughtfully put together, had attractive paint, was mated to a stylish wheelset, and had […]

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