Figma investors score historic coup with Adobe deal in down year

Adobe is paying 2021 prices. It’s 2022. Wall Street hates it. Silicon Valley is thrilled. related investing news Needham says buy Snowflake as potential new uses for its platform can boost the stock by 20% In a year that’s featured exactly zero high-profile tech IPOs and far more headlines about mass layoffs than big funding … Read more

Ford CEO Jim Farley reveals why 2024 Mustang is staying gas-powered

Ford Chair Bill Ford and President and CEO Jim Farley converse in front of newly revealed Mustang Dark Horse at The Stampede in downtown Detroit on Sept. 14, 2022. Ford DETROIT – Ford Motor CEO Jim Farley was in his element Wednesday night, surrounded by gearheads and the automaker’s new 2024 Mustang models, including the … Read more

“Woman-Ocher” from Kooning’s painting from theft to its return home

It was a heist that was as brazen as it was simple. On the morning of Nov. 29, 1985, a couple entered The University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona. Within minutes, “Woman-Ocher” — a painting by the Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning — was gone. The museum’s curator Olivia Miller described the … Read more

Ethereum’s massive software upgrade just went live — here’s what it does

Ethereum’s biggest-ever upgrade just took effect, in what industry experts are calling a game changer for the entire crypto sector. Thus far, all signs suggest the so-called merge — which is designed to cut the cryptocurrency’s energy consumption by more than 99% — was a success. The very first proof-of-stake block of transactions has finalized … Read more

Here’s what’s new and how to get it

Apple iOS 16 Source: Apple Apple released its big new iOS 16 software update for iPhones on Monday. It has lots of new features and is available to anyone with an iPhone 8 or newer. Apple releases big software updates every year to help keep the iPhone fresh. And, unlike Google’s Android, it’s available for … Read more

Everything we learned at Disney’s parks panel at the 2022 D23 Expo

A masked family walks past Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom, at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Orlando Sentinel | Tribune News Service | Getty Images Disney’s theme parks are on the rebound after the coronavirus pandemic shut down its domestic and international locations in 2020. Revenue is growing for Disney’s parks, … Read more

Disney reveals Marvel Cinematic Universe updates at D23 Expo

The Disney+ Marvel website home screen on a laptop computer in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Monday, July 18, 2022. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Hot on the heels of San Diego Comic Con in July, Disney unveiled more information about its burgeoning Marvel Cinematic Universe during the D23 Expo … Read more

Apple event had an unusually dark tone, emphasizing emergency features

When Apple held its annual launch event for the iPhone 13 in 2021, it started with a joyful video featuring jazz dancers celebrating the natural beauty of California (which can be captured with an iPhone camera, of course). The undertone of Apple’s iPhone 14 launch this week was darker. After zooming in on Apple’s headquarters … Read more

Roblox jumping into ads in effort to diversify beyond virtual goods

Roblox has built a userbase of over 52 million people by providing a gaming and entertainment platform that’s mostly been targeted at kids. Now the company wants advertisers to join the party. As part of its annual developer conference on Friday, Roblox is announcing plans to debut ads next year, marking the company’s first significant … Read more

Apple event this year had an unusually dark undertone

When Apple held its annual launch event for the iPhone 13 in 2021, it started with a joyful video featuring jazz dancers celebrating the natural beauty of California (which can be captured with an iPhone camera, of course). The tone of Apple’s iPhone 14 launch this week was darker. After zooming in on Apple’s headquarters … Read more