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Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

AOC’s ‘get out the vote’ Twitch stream was one of the platform’s biggest ever

Millennial congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined Twitch for a live-streamed game of "Among Us" that also included Rep. Ilhan Omar and popular Twitch streamers like "Pokimane," "DrLupo" and "Myth." → Read More

This small American car company now has the world’s fastest car (316 mph) — take a look

The SSC Tuatara, made in Richland, Washington by a company with 24 employees, beat out the likes of France's Bugatti and Sweden's Koenigsegg with an average speed of over 316 mph to become the world's fastest car. → Read More

This is what a $52 million Hamptons beach house looks like

A beachfront property on Southampton's "Billionaire Lane" is for sale, and features a seven-bedroom stucco home with a pool, tennis court and private beach access. → Read More

Watch NBA star Steph Curry give Bill Gates a job interview

NBA star Steph Curry asked billionaire and tech icon Bill Gates some standard job interview questions, including asking him to describe his strengths and weaknesses, to help young job-seekers entering an uncertain job market. → Read More

This start-up unveiled its new driverless Pod delivery trucks — take a look

Einride's Pod series of electric, autonomous freight trucks, which are powered in part by Nvidia's self-driving software, have no windshield and can be driven remotely. → Read More

How small retailers are doing Amazon Prime Day amid Covid-19 pandemic

Amazon's annual two-day Prime Day sales event kicks off Tuesday after the coronavirus pandemic delayed the event for months. Owners of the more than 1 million small businesses that sell products on Amazon are looking to the two-day shopping event to provide a sales boost. → Read More

Bill Gates: Don't call Trump’s coronavirus antibodies treatment a ‘cure’

Billionaire Bill Gates says it is "inappropriate" to refer to the experimental coronavirus antibody treatment given to President Donald Trump as a "cure." However, Gates says the treatment developed by Regeneron could be the "most promising" treatment currently in development. → Read More

Netflix didn't kill Blockbuster — how Netflix almost lost the movie rental wars

Blockbuster's demise has become the stuff of legend, with Netflix serving as the upstart David who slayed the might video rental giant's Goliath. The truth is far from being so simple. → Read More

Bill Gates says he could be as tough on his employees as Michael Jordan was on his teammates: 'I certainly wasn't a sweetheart'

Bill Gates was a notoriously tough boss during Microsoft's early days, but he says he was never harder on any of his employees than he was on himself. "It doesn't completely forgive it, but at least it shows where you're coming from." → Read More

College football stars could be earning as much as $2.4 million per year, based on NCAA revenues: study

The debate over whether colleges should pay their star athletes has raged for years. A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that top college football and basketball stars could earn millions per year if the NCAA and colleges shared sports revenue with players similarly to how the NFL and NBA work. → Read More

5 of the biggest tech start-up failures ever

A report from CB Insights looks at more than 200 of the biggest and costliest start-up failures ever, including Elizabeth Holmes' alleged Theranos fraud and, the poster child of the 2000 dot-com bubble's bursting. The list includes start-ups that failed even after raising over $1 billion. → Read More

How Warren Buffett made his billions and became the 'Oracle of Omaha'

From childhood side-hustles to launching his own investment firm, Warren Buffett has spent his life turning a profit. Here's how he became the 'Oracle of Omaha.' → Read More

Bill Gates: 'I was so jealous' of 'genius' Steve Jobs

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talks about the traits he envied in the late Steve Jobs in a recent podcast interview. "He was such a wizard at over-motivating people," Gates says of the former Apple CEO. → Read More

How frugal Warren Buffett spends his billions

Buffett, the 89-year-old 'Oracle of Omaha', has seen his net worth dip by $11 billion in 2020, according to Bloomberg. Here's how the famously frugal billionaire spends his fortune. → Read More

How Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk spends his billions

Tesla's stock price has nearly quadrupled since the start of 2020, pushing CEO Elon Musk up the billionaire rankings. Here's how one of the world's wealthiest people makes and spends his money. → Read More

This 1950s roadster nearly bankrupted BMW, now the car sells for millions

BMW only produced about 250 of the two-door sports cars between 1956 and 1959 due to poor sales. But,the car's sleek design and limited availability have made them collectors' items worth millions over the decades. → Read More

Florida business owner got $3.9 million in coronavirus relief money, allegedly spent it on a Lamborghini and luxury hotels

The Justice Department announced the arrest of 29-year-old David T. Hines on Monday. Hines allegedly bought a six-figure sports car and jewelry with money he received through the government's PPP coronavirus relief program. → Read More

Watch Jamie Foxx go zero to 60 while test-driving a Tesla: 'Holler at me, Elon'

Actor and comedian Jamie Foxx took a Tesla Model 3 for a test-drive in a video recently posted to the star's YouTube channel. "This is my Tesla commercial," Foxx jokes in the video. → Read More

How SpaceX, social media and the 'worm' helped NASA become cool again

The future of NASA and American space exploration was recently up in the air. Now, the space agency and its brand are as hot as ever. How did NASA become cool again? → Read More

Jeff Bezos added $13 billion to his net worth in one day—and that's a record

Billionaire Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos saw his net worth spike on Monday after a positive Wall Street report boosted Amazon's stock price by 8%. According to Bloomberg, it's the biggest single day wealth gain since its Billionaire's Index started tracking such things in 2012. → Read More