Citi says Amazon and Alphabet are ‘top picks’ following fall events — and we do, too

Two of our top technology holdings hosted annual launches this week, revealing ample room for growth. Amazon (AMZN) has unveiled a series of new and updated smart home devices. In a separate event, Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL) announced new features to improve its search engine and improve user experience. Following these events, in separate research notes, … Read more

Myanmar junta cracking down on pro-democracy celebrities

Myanmar’s military rulers have cracked down on influential pro-democracy celebrities. According to local media close to the junta, a court on Tuesday sentenced popular model Nang Mwe San to six years in prison for undermining traditional culture. She had posted photos of herself in a swimsuit on social media, expressing her support for democracy. She … Read more

Exclusive: Brands blast Twitter for ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers, including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids, have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets soliciting child pornography, the companies told Reuters. DIRECTV and Thoughtworks also told Reuters on Wednesday evening that they had suspended advertising on … Read more

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

The second time was not charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by The New York Times, Jewett has not contested the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The … Read more

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

The second time was not charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by The New York Times, Jewett has not contested the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The … Read more

India’s startup market has tremendous potential

India’s startup market is worth betting on, even if it’s still “a few years” behind China’s, said Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. During a panel discussion at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore this week, Saverin said his investment firm B Capital was deploying “a lot of dollars” in India. and think about the long-term … Read more

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from her second husband

The second time was not charm. MacKenzie Scott filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett, on Monday after less than two years of marriage. According to documents obtained by The New York Times, Jewett has not contested the divorce and the division of property has already been determined in a prenuptial agreement. The … Read more

Audit breakthrough fails to lure investors into China ADRs

HONG KONG, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Global fund managers have sold U.S.-listed Chinese stocks and the index tracking them is weakening severely, suggesting progress towards resolving disputes over their accounts were not enough to shake investors’ fears about the sector’s prospects. . As of Friday, U.S. long-only funds — or funds that don’t short sell … Read more