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Tom Huddleston Jr.


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Recent articles by Tom:

Ray Dalio: 3 pieces of advice for how to manage your savings in a coronavirus recession

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio expects the coronavirus pandemic to leave behind a major economic downturn. For those who have some savings, Dalio offers up advice on relatively safe investment strategies to carry you through. → Read More

Why SpaceX's historic manned NASA flight is important for Elon Musk's Mars ambitions

SpaceX's first-ever manned space flight with two NASA astronauts on Wednesday is a major milestone for Elon Musk's private spacecraft company and it could be another step toward Musk's longstanding goal of colonizing Mars. → Read More

Elon Musk let Jay Leno drive a Cybertruck through The Boring Company's tunnel underneath LA—take a look

Comedian Jay Leno checks out Tesla's new all-electric pickup, the Cybertruck, with billionaire CEO Elon Musk in the latest episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" on CNBC. → Read More

Why Google's CEO misses his commute (plus the new hobby he learned on YouTube)

During the coronavirus pandemic, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai says he misses "transitions" in his work day that allowed him time to "think about stuff and process," like his daily commute. He also picked up a new hobby by watching a YouTube video. → Read More

This 'cockpit' like video-gaming chair costs $14,000 —take a look

Acer unveiled the Predator Thronos Air in September 2019, calling the massive chair "the perfect gaming chair for hard core enthusiasts." → Read More

Ray Dalio on Covid-19 effect: We'll reconsider how 'to divide the pie' and 'there are reasons it won't be good for capitalists'

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio sees similarities between the current economic downturn and the Great Depression in the 1930s. He believes the economy was headed for a major recession and restructuring regardless of the coronavirus pandemic. But there is reason to be optimistic about the future. "We're not going to go back to normal," Dalio tells CNBC Make It. → Read More

Bill Gates: 'I wish I had done more' to call attention to pandemic danger

Billionaire Bill Gates warned about the dangers of a global viral outbreak years before the coronavirus pandemic killed hundreds of thousands of people and upended the global economy. But Gates now wishes he'd been more urgent in order to convince global leaders to take the threat of a 'once-in-a-century pathogen' more seriously, he told The Wall Street Journal. → Read More

Everyone's video conferencing at home—Elon Musk says you may be doing it in Teslas too

Billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted on Twitter that Tesla will one day offer a video-conferencing feature in its cars. An expert weighs in with why the feature could be popular, even before fully autonomous driving is possible. → Read More

Mark Cuban pitched Michael Jordan on joining the Mavericks in 2001 by promising he'd 'do whatever it takes to win'

In 2001, with the greatest-ever basketball player returning to the NBA, billionaire Mark Cuban tried to convince Michael Jordan to join his Dallas Mavericks instead of the Washington Wizards. It didn't work. → Read More

Need an escape? Watch this $2 million McLaren supercar drag race an F-35 fighter jet

What happens when one of the world's fastest supercars takes on an $80 million fighter jet in a drag race? The 'Top Gear' YouTube channel decided to find out. → Read More

The history of frozen pizza—how a frozen food staple became a multibillion-dollar business

70 years ago, buying a frozen pizza was still a novel concept for most American shoppers. Here's how frozen pizza went from family businesses to a multibillion-dollar industry. → Read More

A 'discouraged' Terrell Davis almost ditched his first NFL season: 'The only way you really fail is to quit'

At the start of his Hall of Fame NFL career, Terrell Davis was an unheralded running back competing for a spot with the Denver Broncos. After a discouraging start, Davis considered calling it quits before one play in a preseason game changed the 'entire trajectory of my career.' → Read More

Mark Cuban on when to reopen businesses: 'The test I, Would I let my kids out?'

Billionaire Mark Cuban isn't convinced that the U.S. is ready to reopen large numbers of businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. "You can open up, but they are going to lose more money." → Read More

Bill Gates: 'I wish I could say that we're halfway through' coronavirus pandemic

Billionaire Bill Gates has been outspoken about measures the world needs to take to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The Microsoft co-founder believes testing in the U.S. is still 'chaotic' and that a vaccine could be ready for mass consumption within 18 months. Gates has also said most developed countries will be able to start considering reopening daily life (but with social-distancing… → Read More

Start a paper trail and don't 'prop up' an unhealthy business—expert advice on how to use PPP loans

For weeks, millions of American small businesses have been preoccupied with the application process for loans through the U.S. government's multibillion-dollar small business relief program. For businesses that are approved for loans, or have already received money, experts offer advice on how to best put that money to use. → Read More

Top NFL Draft prospect Javon Kinlaw was once homeless but will soon have a multimillion-dollar payday

Twenty-two-year-old Javon Kinlaw is expected to be an early selection in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. That would put the former University of South Carolina football star, who struggled with homelessness throughout his childhood, on the verge of signing a multimillion-dollar NFL rookie contract. "I've been down, like down bad, down bad. Bad like where no one should be.… → Read More

How Michael Jordan became great: 'Nobody will ever work as hard as I work'

Michael Jordan's legendary work ethic and intense desire to learn and improve his skills are on full display in ESPN's new 10-part documentary series on the NBA legend's run with the Chicago Bulls, "The Last Dance." → Read More

NASA team is controlling the Mars Curiosity rover from home — take a look at their work from home setups

The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past month, and the NASA scientists and engineers controlling the Curiosity Mars rover are among them. → Read More

Bill Gates is the top target for coronavirus conspiracy theories

Billionaire Bill Gates has been outspoken about steps global leaders need to take to combat the spread of coronavirus. Now, an analysis of TV and social media by The New York Times and Zignal Labs shows that Gates is the leading target of conspiracy theorists who are making false claims linking the billionaire to the deadly pandemic. → Read More

As small business loan money runs out, many approved businesses still await checks or clarity on strict guidelines

The government's $349 billion loan program for small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic officially ran out of funds on Thursday. Still, even businesses that have been approved for loans are waiting on their checks while others balk at the program's strict payroll requirements. → Read More