Tom Huddleston Jr., CNBC

Tom Huddleston Jr.


New York, NY, United States

Contact Tom

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • CNBC
  • Fortune

Recent articles by Tom:

A Bill Gates speech inspired Zoom founder to start an internet business—now he's a billionaire

Eric Yuan, the founder of Zoom, was inspired by a 1994 Bill Gates speech on the future of the internet. The U.S. rejected the Chinese coder's visa eight times and when Yuan was finally able to emigrate, he didn't yet speak English. Now, his videoconferencing company is worth billions after Thursday's IPO. → Read More

Why you absolutely should talk to strangers, according to Deepak Chopra (and science)

Wellness guru Deepak Chopra explains how small talk could help you live a happier, more successful life. → Read More

Here's the relatable advice Bill Gates says he would give his younger self

Looking back as a billionaire in his 60s, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has some advice for his younger, introverted self. → Read More

This failure nearly made 'Game of Thrones' creator George R.R. Martin stop writing and go into real estate

An early setback nearly derailed George R.R. Martin's writing career years before he wrote the books that formed the basis of HBO's "Game of Thrones." Here's how he overcame failure. → Read More

Warren Buffett thinks Elon Musk has 'room for improvement' as Tesla's CEO

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett gave Yahoo Finance his thoughts on Elon Musk's job as Tesla CEO. → Read More

Warren Buffett wants to ask the 2020 presidential candidates this 1 question

Berkshire Hathaway billionaire Warren Buffett says the question he would ask the 2020 presidential candidates is a good "test." → Read More

Tesla can now drive itself through a parking lot to pick you up

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote in a tweet that the Enhance Summon feature is rolling out this week to US car owners. → Read More

This is Tony Robbins' 10-minute morning routine to 'change your day for the better'

Life and business strategist and self-made multimillionaire Tony Robbins says his quick morning routine "can help you get into a peak state." → Read More

CEO of $3 billion real estate start-up: This is the No. 1 thing you must do when you buy your first home

"Home shopping is an emotional roller-coaster," especially for first time buyers, says Eric Wu, CEO and co-founder of Opendoor, the $3 billion real estate start-up. Here's how to buy smart. → Read More

Two college students are accused of scamming Apple out of $900,000 with fake iPhones

Federal prosecutors are accusing Quan Jiang and Yangyang Zhou, two Oregon college students, of using counterfeit iPhones to exploit Apple's warranty program. → Read More

Prince Harry says video game Fortnite is 'irresponsible' and should be banned

Prince Harry has concerns that the popular online game "Fortnite" is too addictive for children to be playing, and he says the game "shouldn't be allowed." → Read More

Mark Cuban: This is the one lie all successful entrepreneurs tell

It's the difference between entrepreneurs and wannabe entrepreneurs — or "wantrepreneurs," says billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. → Read More

How Casper's founders went from $100,000 in debt to building a billion-dollar mattress start-up

Neil Parikh, one of five co-founders of billion-dollar online mattress start-up Casper, says they used credit cards to get the business off the ground. Then Kylie Jenner posted about Casper. "I think it broke our website." → Read More

Look inside the $2 million Montana dream home HGTV just gave away

HGTV gave away this 3,650-square-foot mountain resort home. It has a hot tub overlooking a lake and floor to ceiling windows. → Read More

Investor once told Lyft's founders he was 'not sure about this carpool thing' — now it's a $20 billion company

Lyft's shares started trading Friday in an IPO that values the company at over $20 billion. But in the beginning, co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer had to trust their instincts when an early investor advised them to take the ride-hailing company in a different direction when they were about to launch. → Read More

The winner of HGTV's multimillion-dollar Dream Home can expect a hefty tax bill

A former preschool teacher just won the Montana dream home — a 3,650-square-foot mountain resort house — but she'll face a hefty tax bill if she moves in. Most past winners have ended up selling their dream home. → Read More

Tony Robbins: Money doesn't equal happiness — here's what does

Life coach and self-made millionaire Tony Robbins says that obsessing over money is not the path to happiness — instead, this is his advice. → Read More

This 40-year-old neuropsychologist has the only perfect March Madness bracket — here's how he did it

Neuropsychologist Gregg Nigl has the only remaining perfect March Madness bracket, correctly predicting the first 48 games of the NCAA Tournament. → Read More

How this scammer used phishing emails to steal over $100 million from Google and Facebook

A 50-year-old Lithuanian man faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to an email scheme that bilked tech giants Facebook and Google out of more than $100 million. → Read More

These 20-something hackers won $375,000 and a Model 3 for finding a Tesla bug

Richard Zhu and Amat Cama won a hacking competition by exposing a security bug in the Tesla Model 3 system as well as a vulnerability in Apple's Safari browser. → Read More