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Chris Katje

Benzinga Staff Writer

August 17, 2022 2:49 PM
Cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com is laying off more employees during the current crypto bear market. Here’s the latest and what’s next. ...
August 17, 2022 12:42 PM
The world’s richest person created a stir in the sports world when he tweeted that he would be buying one of the most valuable and recognizable ...
August 17, 2022 12:06 PM
Sports betting and iGaming stocks could be in focus ahead of the National Football League (NFL). One analyst is upgrading a leader in the space and ra ...
August 17, 2022 10:28 AM
Interactive fitness company Peloton Interactive (NASDAQ: PTON) has been undergoing a transformation in 2022 that includes a new CEO, cost cuts and emp ...
August 17, 2022 10:28 AM
An Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) employee found herself in hot water after posting a TikTok about the technology giant she works for. What Happened: emplo ...
August 17, 2022 7:44 AM
The iconic emoji brand is one of the latest companies to enter the world of non-fungible tokens. Here’s a look at how the company is tackling th ...
August 16, 2022 5:21 PM
NFL legend and seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady has interests and investments outside the world of football. This includes a growing interest in ...
August 16, 2022 1:28 PM
Digital media and content company Vinco Ventures Inc (NASDAQ: BBIG) is seeing shares take off Tuesday as the stock was unhalted and became tradea ...
August 16, 2022 12:39 PM
American residents 18 years or older will be able to vote for the 2024 President in an upcoming election. They can’t however bet on the outcome ...
August 16, 2022 12:29 PM
Retail giant Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) opened its first store in 1962 in Arkansas before expanding nationwide and internationally. The company is one of ...
August 16, 2022 11:04 AM
The world’s richest person may have a large following on social media platform Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR), but don’t expect Elon Musk to joi ...
August 15, 2022 6:09 PM
Meta Platforms-owned WhatsApp announced an investment in a Singapore company. Here’s a look at the investment and what it does. What Happened: W ...
August 15, 2022 4:52 PM
Actor Johnny Depp is set to make his return to acting after winning a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Depp is also ready to make a ret ...
August 15, 2022 4:35 PM
A leading casino and resort company has filed several trademarks related to the metaverse. Here’s the latest. What Happened: Casino company MGM ...
August 15, 2022 3:21 PM
Activist investor Dan Loeb issued a letter to The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) CEO Bob Chapek and the company’s Board of Directors Monday. Lo ...
August 15, 2022 1:39 PM
A leading restaurant company is set to reopen its restaurants in war-torn Ukraine. Here’s a look at what it could mean. What Happened: McDonald& ...
August 15, 2022 12:33 PM
Unveiled at Tesla AI Day 2021, the Tesla Bot is one item from Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) that provides the electric vehicle leader with a new revenue s ...
August 15, 2022 11:13 AM
Potential short-squeeze plays gained steam in 2021 and continued through 2022, with new traders looking for the next huge move. A short squeeze can oc ...
August 15, 2022 10:32 AM
Media giant The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has put a large emphasis on its streaming ambitions since launching the Disney+ streaming platform in ...
August 12, 2022 3:31 PM
Ethereum has been on a tear over the last week, gaining more than 20% in the last seven days and hitting the $1,900 level for the first time ...
August 12, 2022 11:03 AM
A hard seltzer featuring a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT hit stores Thursday. Here’s a look at the Bored Ape used and the company behind the product. ...
August 12, 2022 10:56 AM
Serena Williams, arguably the greatest female tennis player of all time, has dominated the sport over the last several decades. This month, she announ ...
August 11, 2022 7:07 PM
A new section of the Inflation Reduction Act includes a 1% tax on share buybacks from companies. Here’s what entrepreneur, investor and NBA team ...
August 11, 2022 5:43 PM
The growth of Disney+ and the parks and resorts segment, as well as a new ad-supported plan, were among the topics that weighed on anal ...
August 11, 2022 4:49 PM
Electric vehicle company Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ: RIVN) reported second-quarter financial results after the market close Thursday. Here are the key ...
August 11, 2022 2:18 PM
Video game retailer GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) launched an NFT marketplace earlier this year as it looked to grow its presence in the Web3 space. ...
August 11, 2022 1:29 PM
Recall last year when actor Matt Damon told the world that “fortune favors the brave.” The line was used to connect risks taken by famous ...
August 11, 2022 1:07 PM
Among the topics discussed by Elon Musk on the Full Send Podcast was the meaning of life and if the Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO believes in God. Here ...
August 11, 2022 12:25 PM
Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced he was stepping down from the CEO role in November 2021. The news came with the anno ...
August 11, 2022 11:16 AM
A prequel to an original movie from 1980 is the most watched premiere on Hulu. Here’s a look at how “Prey” stacks up for the Disney- ...