Twitter’s New Privacy Policy Is a Bad Video Game, Data Dash

Twitter Data Dash is an 8-bit themed video game featuring an offensively cute dog.screenshot: Twitter Twitter unveiled a game designed to help users get a handle on the platform’s privacy policies on Tuesday. It’s both cheery and deeply confusing. Twitter Data Dash tells the story of you and your dog Data navigating the different obstacles … Read more

How a smart home can get you a discount on home insurance

This article is reproduced with permission from NerdWallet. A smart thermostat can turn up the heat in your home before you get out of bed. A smart speaker can play your favorite podcasts with voice command. A smart bulb can be turned on or off from across the room. But smart home devices aren’t just … Read more

How a smart home can get you a discount on home insurance

This article is reproduced with permission from NerdWallet. A smart thermostat can turn up the heat in your home before you get out of bed. A smart speaker can play your favorite podcasts with voice command. A smart bulb can be turned on or off from across the room. But smart home devices aren’t just … Read more

How Prudential’s Big Tech bet went sour

End of 2019, Prudential Financial Inc. ERP 1.20% paid $2.3 billion for a three-year-old data science startup that promised to modernize the age-old life insurance sales business. The Assurance IQ deal largely missed its financial targets and left Prudential with questions from regulators. In February, Prudential said it cut the investment by about half. “Look, … Read more

Opinion: Google’s revenue should be a wake-up call to investors in Facebook and other online ad companies

Google’s shortfall is an indication of problems in the online advertising industry and should scare off investors from Facebook and other competitors. Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, -3.59% GOOG, -3.04% announced first-quarter results on Tuesday were slightly below Wall Street estimates, with revenues at Google and YouTube both hit by the war in Ukraine … Read more

Opinion: Google’s revenue should be a wake-up call to investors in Facebook and other online ad companies

Google’s shortfall is an indication of problems in the online advertising industry and should scare off investors from Facebook and other competitors. Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, -3.59% GOOG, -3.04% announced first-quarter results on Tuesday were slightly below Wall Street estimates, with revenues at Google and YouTube both hit by the war in Ukraine … Read more

Alphabet revenue shows slowing sales growth on Digital-Ad Tumult

ParentGoogle Alphabet Inc. GOOG -3.04% recorded a slowdown in sales growth as global economic turmoil disrupted digital ad spending. The company said first-quarter sales rose 23% year-over-year, the lowest rate for the tech giant since the end of 2020. In the meantime, the company saw a period of massive sales growth, as companies large and … Read more

Fusion insurance is getting cheaper in the cooling deal market, experts say

The M&A insurance market, which overheated during a busy season of acquisitions late last year, has begun to cool, deal experts said. Businesses seeking insurance assistance to guard against the risks inherent in completing transactions can expect lower prices and increased capacity from insurance company staff to process their claims, Jodi Rosensaft , managing director … Read more

Fusion insurance is getting cheaper in the cooling deal market, experts say

The M&A insurance market, which overheated during a busy season of acquisitions late last year, has begun to cool, deal experts said. Businesses seeking insurance assistance to guard against the risks inherent in completing transactions can expect lower prices and increased capacity from insurance company staff to process their claims, Jodi Rosensaft , managing director … Read more

Fusion insurance is getting cheaper in the cooling deal market, experts say

The M&A insurance market, which overheated during a busy season of acquisitions late last year, has begun to cool, deal experts said. Businesses seeking insurance assistance to guard against the risks inherent in completing transactions can expect lower prices and increased capacity from insurance company staff to process their claims, Jodi Rosensaft , managing director … Read more