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How Sam Altman Built OpenAI From a Wonky Lab Into a $86B Behemoth | WSJ

 

When Sam Altman co-founded OpenAI in 2015, the generative AI industry was niche. Altman helped create the tech company with the mission of developing AI for the benefit of humanity, but he has seen massive commercial success with the viral Chat-GPT

Apple WWDC 2024: AI, iOS 18 and More in Five Minutes | WSJ

 

Apple is bringing AI to your iPhone, iPad and Mac in a big way with a smarter Siri, image and text generators, ChatGPT integration and more.

Bitcoin’s New Record Highs: What’s Changed Since 2021’s Crypto Rally | WSJ

 

Bitcoin’s value hit a new record this year, exceeding its Covid-era high and shocking investors.

What To Do If You Think You’re Underpaid -CNBC

 

Only 34% of Americans are satisfied with how much they are paid at work, according to a March 2023 Pew Research Center survey.

How The Price Of Chocolate's Key Ingredient Surged More Than 300% In 2024 -CNBC

 

Chocolate's key ingredient cocoa has soared in price throughout 2024. The soft commodity reached $11,000 a ton for the first time ever, after costing suppliers less than $3,000 a ton two years ago.

Why Costco And Millennials Are Suddenly All About Gold -CNBC

 

There is one super old industry that’s seeing a big bounce from the millennial generation. in, fact, it’s so old that it goes back to ancient egypt. Gold

Why Entry-Level Job Requirements Feel Absurd -CNBC

 

Lacking enough or the right experience, skills, credentials and/or education ranked second among the biggest barriers for jobseekers in 2022, according to McKinsey & Co. The cooling labor market has made it more difficult to find a job.

Why Gold Is More Valuable Than Ever Now | WSJ

 

Gold is hitting record highs. But this new rally is bucking long held trends for the commodity, and bringing in a new class of investors.

The Charging Tech Uniting Apple, Samsung and Other Phonemakers | WSJ

 

Wireless charging is based on induction, a field that’s seeing rapid innovation. Now, as the universal wireless charging standard makes its first generational update, Qi2 will bring Apple, Samsung and other smartphones to the same universal standard

Why Entry-Level Job Requirements Feel Absurd -CNBC

 

Lacking enough or the right experience, skills, credentials and/or education ranked second among the biggest barriers for jobseekers in 2022, according to McKinsey & Co.

Why Fast Food Has Gotten So Expensive -CNBC

 

Prices at limited-service restaurants including Wendy's, Taco Bell, Chick-fil-A and Chipotle have increased more over the past decade than both full-service restaurants and overall inflation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Why American Automakers Are Failing In China -CNBC

 

Detroit automakers like General Motors made a fortune selling cars to Chinese consumers after the Asian country opened its auto market to foreign firms in the 1980s. But the good times are over as Chinese firms have caught up

Why Many Americans Still Feel Bad About The Economy Despite Strong Data -CNBC

 

Take a moment to consider your financial situation: Are you better or worse off financially than you were a year ago? Do you think you'll be better off a year from now? And where do you see the country headed in the next five years?

Why Hundreds Of U.S. Banks Are At Risk Of Failing -CNBC

 

Across the U.S., hundreds of small and regional banks are feeling stressed and may be at risk of failure. Of about 4,000 U.S. banks analyzed by the Klaros Group, 282 banks face stress from commercial real estate exposure

How Working For Google, Amazon, And Microsoft Lost 'Dream Job' Status -CNBC

 

Despite blockbuster earnings from giants such as Alphabet and Microsoft, layoffs continue to ripple through the tech industry. Layoffs.fyi, a platform monitoring job cuts in the tech sector, recorded more 263,000 job losses in 2023 alone.

How Royal Caribbean And Carnival Made A Comeback -CNBC

 

Royal Caribbean is leading the $61 billion cruise industry’s comeback. This comes just a couple of years after a 15-month pandemic era shutdown led to questions about whether the industry could ever recover.

Crypto World: The Bitcoin Halving Is Set To Shake Up The Crypto’s Price And The Network’s Miners -CNBC

 

The Bitcoin halving takes place roughly every four years, and the technical event cuts the reward pays out to miners for validating blocks of transactions.

Why A $100,000 Salary Can’t Buy The American Dream -CNBC

 

More than half (52%) of Americans say they would need at least $100,000 a year to be financially comfortable, according to the August 2023 CNBC Your Money Survey.

Why So Many EV Companies Fail -CNBC

 

The EV revolution could bring more change to the automotive industry than since its founding, and the potential impact is a tempting proposition for entrepreneurs. But this business is not for the faint of heart and nothing like starting an app

The Race To Regulate AI -CNBC

 

Some businesses using new artificial intelligence tools have reported big gains in labor productivity. These AI assistants, backed by some of the biggest names in tech, could someday change how work gets done in the U.S.