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Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

3G networks will disappear this year — and that's bad news for your car. Here's why

Mobile carriers are shutting down their 3G networks this year. The planned shutdowns could create a headache for drivers across the country. → Read More

Bill Gates: Once Covid's omicron variant passes, Covid will be more like the seasonal flu

Once the omicron surge abates, countries should expect "far fewer cases" of Covid through the rest of 2022, making the disease far more manageable, Bill Gates wrote on Tuesday. → Read More

Ex-U.S. Treasurer: The new Maya Angelou quarters could inspire 'a lot of future leaders'

Ex-U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios on her journey from a working class background to the Treasury Department, where she worked to land more female faces on U.S. currency. → Read More

Watch a young Bill Gates discuss Microsoft and Apple's rises in a 1994 employee orientation video

A 15-minute video, restored and posted online, features a 39-year-old Bill Gates discussing the founding of Microsoft and collaborations with future rival Apple. → Read More

A former U.S. Treasurer on crypto investing in 2022: ‘The train has already left the station’

If you're just now thinking about investing in cryptocurrencies or blockchain technology, former U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios says you're probably already too late. Here's why. → Read More

Bill Gates says the metaverse will host most of your office meetings within 'two or three years' — here's what it will look like

In a year-end blog post, billionaire Bill Gates predicted the use of the metaverse to replicate being face-to-face with co-workers, even while working from home. → Read More

Study: Big company CEOs make $1.3 million more than their employees, on average

The average CEO at 100 of the largest U.S. companies makes roughly $1.28 million more per year in salary than the median employee salary at their company, according to a new report. → Read More

Elon Musk: CEO is a 'made-up title,' so he's Tesla's 'Technoking' instead

Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk says "CEO" is just a made-up title — and that at Tesla, he prefers the title "technoking." Here's why. → Read More

It's not the first time Elon Musk's worried about the demise of SpaceX — he once thought it would be worth '$0'

Billionaire Elon Musk warned his employees in a company email that SpaceX faces a "genuine risk of bankruptcy." It's not the rocket company's first time and it might now be the last. → Read More

Look out for these Cyber Monday scams, according to the FBI and DHS — other experts agree

Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day in the U.S., so the FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued a warning: Be vigilant against these common attacks. → Read More

For decades, Trader Joe's employees had to work on Thanksgiving — and it's all because of wine

In his recent memoir, the late Trader Joe's founder Joe Coulombe wrote he kept his stores open on Thanksgiving and Christmas for years. The reason: Wine. → Read More

In just 2 years, this couple turned $1,500 into $5 million in annual sales — and a $400,000 'Shark Tank' deal

On Friday's episode of ABC's "Shark Tank," Ashley and Brittany Silfies said they "blew up" their lives to be together — and launched Pink Picasso together to help make it work. → Read More

Bill Gates has 5 book recommendations for your 2021 holiday season

Every holiday season, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recommends some of his favorite recent books. This year's list include an emphasis on science-fiction. → Read More

Burnout is a serious problem — how one start-up founder beat it to have a 'healthier, balanced life'

UrbanStems co-founder Ajay Kori appeared to be living the dream — but the stress of running a growing start-up was burning him out. Here's how he recovered. → Read More

How the man behind Trader Joe’s turned extra-large eggs into a grocery store empire

Before he became "Trader Joe," Joe Coulombe ran a struggling convenience store chain. Here's how an offer for extra-large eggs laid the groundwork for a multibillion-dollar grocery chain. → Read More

Why billionaires like Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos buy carbon offsets — and how they work

Billionaires like Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos often cite carbon offsets as justification for jetting around the world on private planes. Here's what that means, and whether or not they work. → Read More

This 29-year-old book predicted the 'metaverse' — and some of Facebook's plans are eerily similar

Author Neal Stephenson coined the term "metaverse" in his 1992 science-fiction novel "Snow Crash." Here's what he got right, and what Facebook hopes to avoid with its own planned metaverse. → Read More

Jack Dorsey is worried about 'hyperinflation' — these experts say you shouldn’t be that scared

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently predicted that "hyperinflation is going to change everything." Here's why economists say it's extremely unlikely. → Read More

Jack Dorsey is worried about 'hyperinflation' — these experts say you shouldn’t be that scared

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently predicted that "hyperinflation is going to change everything." Here's why economists say it's extremely unlikely. → Read More

Meet the 27-year-old whose start-up makes custom cleats for Aaron Judge, Jacob DeGrom and more of baseball's biggest stars

In 2017, minor-league pitcher Alex Katz launched Stadium Custom Kicks, a start-up that hand-paints custom athletic cleats and sneakers. Now, he's in the 2021 World Series — as an entrepreneur. → Read More