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Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

Bitcoin plunges from recent high as cryptocurrencies take weekend hit

Ether and dogecoin also saw their prices drop, following a week in which investors worried that the cryptocurrency market was in a bubble. → Read More

Coinbase’s first employee in 2013 cold-emailed the founders for a job — and was paid in bitcoin for 3 years

Olaf Carlson-Wee wrote his college thesis on bitcoin and emailed it to Coinbase in order to land a job with the start-up, which is going public via a direct listing on Wednesday. → Read More

Fiat's new Google-branded cars let you talk to your car remotely with 'Hey Google' — take a look

Italy's Fiat unveiled the new special edition Fiat 500 'Hey Google' family of vehicles, with Google logos and a Google Assistant that lets drivers interact with their cars remotely. The cars will be sold soon in 10 European countries. → Read More

Twins pitcher Randy Dobnak was undrafted, driving Uber on the side — now he’s agreed to a deal worth at least $9.25 million

Undrafted out of college, pitcher Randy Dobnak's path to the MLB took him through independent leagues and driving for Uber and Lyft to make extra cash. Now, he has a contract with the Minnesota Twins that could pay him almost $30 million in total. → Read More

Take a look at the tiny, 2-door electric hatchback that’s been outselling Tesla's Model 3

Tesla's Model 3 sedan was the world's best-selling electric car in 2020, but China's Wuling launched a tiny, two-door electric hatchback in July and outsold it in January. → Read More

Lucid Motors design chief on competing with Tesla and why he joined an EV start-up: 'It was a huge risk'

Derek Jenkins joined electric car start-up Lucid Motors in 2015 after nearly two decades of designing cars for the likes of Audi, VW and Mazda. Lucid's first electric luxury sedan, the Lucid Air, is on pace for a launch in the second half of 2021. → Read More

Bill Gates: ‘Be open to ideas that seem wild’ to fight climate change

In his latest Reddit AMA, Bill Gates said future generations will need to be open-minded when it comes to accepting new tech aimed at combating climate change. → Read More

Start-up Canoo's new electric pickup truck has a bubble windshield and converts to a camper — take a look

Electric vehicle start-up Canoo unveiled a unique new electric pickup that features a flat front and an extendable rear cabin for extra storage. → Read More

Joby Aviation is going public at a $6.6 billion valuation — take a look at its electric air taxi

Santa Cruz-based Joby Aviation is going public through a SPAC merger that values the electric flying taxi start-up at $6.6 billion. → Read More

With the Supreme Court ruling, will the public see Trump's tax returns?

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected former President Donald Trump's efforts to block a New York grand jury investigation from obtaining his financial records. → Read More

This 28-year-old turned his college side hustle into a $1.3 billion start-up backed by Jeff Bezos

Francis Davidson rented out his college apartment over the summer for extra cash. Now, Sonder is a $1.3 billion start-up that may be the next big hospitality brand. → Read More

Hyundai unveiled a sneak peek of new EV Ioniq 5's 'sliding' interior — take a look

Ioniq 5 will be the first EV to use Hyundai's Electric-Global Modular Platform, the same battery platform that could end up in the long-rumored "Apple Car." → Read More

Meet the billionaire commanding SpaceX’s all-civilian mission—he dropped out of high school to start his business

37-year-old Jared Isaacman quit school at 16 to start Shift4 Payments. Now the billionaire amateur pilot will fly the first-ever all-civilian mission to space, with SpaceX. → Read More

How Instagram influencers can fake their way to online fame

HBO's 'Fake Famous' features an experiment where three Instagram users try to boost their social media followings using tricks sometimes employed by top influencers. → Read More

Bill Gates was ‘very surprised’ that ‘crazy’ Covid conspiracy theories targeted him and Dr. Fauci

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Dr. Anthony Fauci became top targets for various baseless conspiracy theories around the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Mega Millions is up to $970 million—there's one way to up the odds of winning, according to a Harvard statistics professor

Lottery players have tactics, like playing every week. But that's not mathematical probability. And even with an actual tiny boost, the odds are against you. → Read More

Netflix passed 200 million subscribers, so CEO Reed Hastings ordered a steak from Denny’s — here's why

Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings says he is superstitious in celebrating subscriber milestones. → Read More

From Bangkok to NYC: 5 of the coolest Apple stores around the world

Apple has more than 500 brick-and-mortar retail locations across 25 countries, with some featuring striking architectural designs. → Read More

From Atari's 'Pong' console to the first CD player and Xbox: 10 of the biggest tech products to debut at Las Vegas' famous Consumer Electronics Show

Companies have been unveiling their latest tech at the Consumer Electronics Show since 1967. When CD players debuted in the '80s, they cost about $1,000. → Read More

Netflix says these are its 5 most-watched original series — how many have you seen?

Netflix announced that, in its first four weeks, Shonda Rhimes' limited series "Bridgerton" is on pace to become its fifth most-watched original series debut. → Read More