Month: January 2019

One of Yelp’s biggest investors says its patience has ‘worn out,’ and is urging management to make changes or sell the company (YELP)

One of Yelp‘s largest shareholders, SQN Investors LP, urged management to refresh its board of directors to create significant value for investors. If not, SQN says it should sell the company. Yelp traded above $90 a share back in 2014 when there were fewer business ratings and reviews platforms. But shares have since tanked more […]

Disney’s Netflix competitor could hit 50 million subscribers in 5 years, but Wall Street sees 2 major risks to its strategy (DIS)

UBS analysts estimate Disney’s upcoming Netflix competitor, Disney+, will hit 5 million subscribers in its first year after launch, and 50 million subscribers in its first five years. Disney’s streaming aspirations could weigh on earnings in the short term, but the analysts think investors should consider the long-term positive growth. Still, UBS foresees at least […]

Roku removes Alex Jones’ Infowars channel after backlash from users and families of those killed in Sandy Hook shooting

Roku, the company known for its streaming TVs, announced Tuesday it would remove the controversial show Infowars from its platform after backlash.  Roku originally said Infowars wasn’t violating its terms of use, but less than 24 hours later it said it had “determined that the channel should be removed” after hearing from “concerned parties.” Users […]

Is the tech backlash going askew?

Tech’s loudest critics argue that the gears of government are turning too slowly. But that’s actually another reason why calls to simply throw out measured approaches to regulating competition are dangerous, despite their populist appeal.

Is the tech backlash going askew?

Tech’s loudest critics argue that the gears of government are turning too slowly. But that’s actually another reason why calls to simply throw out measured approaches to regulating competition are dangerous, despite their populist appeal.

We drove a $211,000 Porsche Panamera to see if it’s a hybrid supercar for the whole family. Here’s the verdict.

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is a hybrid version of Porsche’s first ever production wagon.  Turbo S E-Hybrid is powered by a 550 horsepower, 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 along with a 136 horsepower hybrid drive unit to produce 680 horsepower.  The hybrid drive system is inspired by the million-dollar 918 hybrid hypercar.  According […]