Facebook slams Wall Street Journal reports as ‘deliberate mischaracterisations’ | Facebook- Tempemail

Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice-president of global affairs, has slammed the Wall Street Journal for reporting that the social media giant was aware of negative impacts of some of its products. The newspaper’s work contained “deliberate mischaracterisations of what we are trying to do, and conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook’s Continue Reading

The Guardian view on Rashford, Sancho and Saka: let down by dog whistles from Downing Street | Editorial- Tempemail

The country awoke on Monday to greyish July skies and a sense of sporting disappointment. Overnight, the England team Twitter account had published a nicely turned message seeking to capture the sense of national togetherness that grew during Euro 2020. Football, it read, was not just about winning trophies, it Continue Reading

Stroke survivor finds ‘guardian angel’ who saved his life in street- Tempemail

A stroke survivor who collapsed on a street in Mayfair has tracked down the “guardian angel” who saved his life after an appeal on social media. Mathew O’Toole, 47, was seated on a bench next to  a coffee shop in Wigmore Street in central London, on 10 June, when he Continue Reading

AMC stock roils again on potential 11.6M share sale AMC Social Media Wall Street Shares Reddit- Tempemail

AMC may sell up to 11.6 million of its shares with a trading phenomenon pushing stock in the movie theater chain up almost 3,000% this year, and 140% just this week. AMC is emerging from pandemic lockdowns that threatened the very existence of the company and industry analysts have yet Continue Reading

Overstimulated? Stocks soar 75% in historic 12-month run Gilead Sciences Banks Wall Street South Korea Amazon- Tempemail

It was one year ago that the terrifying free fall for the stock market suddenly ended, ushering in one of its greatest runs. On March 23, 2020, the S&P 500 fell 2.9%. In all, the index dropped nearly 34% in about a month, wiping out three years’ worth of gains Continue Reading

The ‘soulless corporation’ look – yes, it’s Amazon on the high street | Amazon

I may be a retail misanthrope, but are the till-free Amazon Fresh shops a depersonalised step too far? At first sight, the basic concept (wander in, wander out, get charged later) looks tailor-made for me. I already don’t need much shopping “face time”. I was never one for going 1950s-walkabout Continue Reading

Wall Street versus the Redditors: the GameStop goldrush – podcast | News

At the beginning of the year, not many people were paying attention to GameStop. Its business of selling video games in retail stores looked increasingly shaky as the market shifted ever more online in the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic. GameStop’s seemingly grim prospects led Wall Street hedge funds to Continue Reading

Whitty says ‘young lad’ who harangued him in street ‘will become a model citizen like Captain Tom’- Tempemail

“The odd young lad, showing off, occasionally happens,” he told a Downing Street briefing. “I didn’t think anything of it frankly. I was very surprised it was picked up by the media at all as anything of any importance. “I’m sure he’ll become a model citizen in due course and Continue Reading

How GameStop found itself at the center of a groundbreaking battle between Wall Street and small investors | Stock markets

The coronavirus pandemic hit GameStop hard. Like many retailers, already suffering from the shift to online sales, the video games chain is losing money and plans to close 450 stores this year. And yet, surprisingly, GameStop has become one the hottest stocks of the year. The 37-year-old chain store group Continue Reading

Ryan Reynolds gives petition to have Vancouver street named after him a ‘hard pass’- Tempemail

Ryan Reynolds is a man of many, many talents. He’s an A-list Hollywood actor, an expert on social media, a never ending menace to Hugh Jackman, a co-owner of a Welsh football club, and of course a proud Canadian. Reynolds was born in Vancouver in 1976 and he’s so proud Continue Reading