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Recent articles by Christiaan:

U.S. loses out to Canada for Volkswagen’s billion-dollar battery factory site

In a bid to narrow the wide gap to industry leader Tesla, Volkswagen is investing heavily into its battery cell production around the world. → Read More

SVB collapse highlights $620 billion dollar hole lurking in banks’ balance sheets

The spike in Interest rates has been devastating for the value of their' securities portfolios, meaning many carry around billions in unrealized losses that could pose a problem if funding dries up. → Read More

World’s largest asset manager warns Fed may not stop hiking until rates hit 6%

Should BlackRock's prediction prove true, borrowing costs would hit their highest level since 2001. → Read More

Elon Musk lands a bellyflop as Tesla bulls label his Investor Day a ‘waste of time’

Investors hoping to catch a glimpse of anything tangible were disappointed. → Read More

New ‘Lord of the Rings’ films in the works as Warner Bros. CEO David Zaslav gears up to rival Disney’s Marvel cinematic universe in a ‘year of building’

Warner Bros. and Embracer Group inked a deal to develop multiple feature films based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Twitter hasn’t been paying its rent, now one of its landlords has defaulted on its loans

The entrepreneur's behavior is indicative of broader signs of stress in the commercial real estate market and led in part to PIMCO's Columbia Property Trust defaulting on $1.7 billion in loans. → Read More

Elon Musk says he will soon reveal the inner workings of Twitter’s recommendation algorithm

The Tesla billionaire has been talking for months about making the algorithm open-source. → Read More

‘Based AI’: Elon Musk praises Microsoft’s ChatGPT-powered Bing for comparing an AP reporter to Adolf Hitler

The edgy CEO of Twitter, himself a critic of the media, lauded Microsoft's AI search engine for likening a journalist to despots Hitler and Pol Pot. → Read More

YouTube’s new crypto-friendly CEO sees ‘incredible potential’ for Blockchain and NFT tech to boost viewership and reward influencers

YouTube's little known new boss is bullish on the opportunities that digital collectibles could offer to his platform's creators. → Read More

JPMorgan’s top strategist warns markets could be heading for another ‘Volmageddon’

“While history doesn’t repeat, it often rhymes,” Marko Kolanovic warned. → Read More

Apple’s latest patent sparks speculation a foldable iPhone may be in the works

In a bid to recover lost ground, CEO Tim Cook may be planning to launch a competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4. → Read More

Bad news, Tesla bulls: Elon Musk plans to keep running Twitter for the rest of this year

The billionaire entrepreneur said it’s unlikely he’ll be able to choose a suitable successor to run the ailing social media platform until the end of 2023. → Read More

ChatGPT creator: A.I. will be a ‘force for economic empowerment’ and not a job killer—plus make a lot of people rich

ChatGPT could kill jobs, but could it also make you rich and create other jobs? → Read More

Microsoft is trying to use ChatGPT to cut Google out of way more than just the search engine market, ARK Invest says

The loss of profits in Google's search engine business may force it to cut investments in cloud computing, a high growth market where it competes with Microsoft's Azure. → Read More

Elon Musk insists he’s restricting Ukraine’s access to Starlink because Zelensky could start World War III

The billionaire says he won’t allow Ukraine to launch long-range drones using SpaceX to hit targets in Russia. → Read More

A tech CEO spent almost $600,000 on a Super Bowl ad to warn America about Tesla’s self-driving technology

Dan O'Dowd claims Elon Musk's self-driving technology is extremely dangerous, but his evidence remains highly disputed. → Read More

Apple cofounder Wozniak takes aim at ‘dishonest’ Elon Musk for misleading Tesla buyers: ‘They robbed my family of so much money’

The Apple cofounder labeled the Tesla CEO as “dishonest” and claims the company has “robbed him of so much money” through a series of false promises. → Read More

Troubled Disney needs new Ant-Man sequel to ignite successful launch of MCU’s Phase 5 amid recent critical bombs and Q1 results

With Disney’s stock in the doldrums and an activist investor waiting in the wings, a lot is riding on Marvel’s superhero shoulders. → Read More

The most influential figure in America’s economy earns just $190,000 a year—and he says that’s fair

The chair of the Federal Reserve has a more immediate impact on investement, employment and asset prices than anyone else, and yet CEOs would scoff at his take home pay. → Read More

Harry Potter game branded a ‘genocide simulator’ attracts record interest after boycott backfires

Warner Bros. Discovery will launch Hogwarts Legacy this week, as reviewers conflicted over J.K. Rowlings politics either apologize for liking the video game or avoid it entirely. → Read More