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WTF is up with ‘WTF,’ the new political movement from Silicon Valley billionaires

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Image: winthefuture.com/ The cofounders of two tech giants have teamed up to rethink the Democratic Party. On the Fourth of July, they launched a project called WTF short for “Win The Future” that is virtually crowdsourcing a political agenda on Twitter, Recode reported. SEE ALSO: Trumps Tech Week did not make America great No, this isn’t the premise of the next season of HBO’s Silicon Valley. LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman and Zynga cofounder Mark Pincus have been working on this project since President Donald Trump’s victory for real. They are pushing out the campaign via an exclusive on tech news […]

Amazon, Apple, and Zynga all had the same stock price Monday due to a data glitch

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The Amazon logo is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock For one moment on Monday afternoon, the prices of several stocks on Nasdaq including those of Amazon, Apple, eBay, Google, and Microsoft were all priced exactly the same, $123.47. Obviously, this couldn’t be correct; it would mean a sudden, massive drop in value for Amazon and Google and a huge increase in value for Microsoft and eBay. If it were true, Google’s market cap would fall from $623 billion to about $83 billion, while Microsoft’s market cap would be propelled to nearly $1 trillion. SEE […]