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Krispy Kreme files IPO paperwork

Krispy Kreme files IPO paperwork

Krispy Kreme is preparing to go public. The doughnut company said on Tuesday that it has confidentially filed paperwork related to a public offering of its stock with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The number of shares that will be offered and their price range has not been determined, the company said, adding that the…MORE

A timeline of Bill and Melinda Gates’ relationship

A timeline of Bill and Melinda Gates’ relationship

Bill and Melinda Gates announced the end of their 27-year relationship Monday, shocking the business and philanthropic worlds. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the couple, well-known for their wealth and commitment to philanthropy, said in a statement.…MORE

Conan O’Brien ends his long run in late night next month

Conan O’Brien ends his long run in late night next month

An era in late night television is coming to an end next month. “Conan,” Conan O’Brien’s show on TBS, will end its run on June 24, TBS announced Monday. The conclusion of the show will end the host’s nearly 30-year run in late night. TBS said that the final weeks of the show will have…MORE

Why Amazon and Alphabet may need to split their high-priced stocks

Why Amazon and Alphabet may need to split their high-priced stocks

Amazon and Google owner Alphabet are two of the most valuable companies on the planet. They dominate their industries, generate tons of cash and are obscenely profitable. Yet neither of the companies are in the prestigious Dow Jones Industrial Average — and for a good reason. Both Amazon and Alphabet have stock prices in the…MORE

Broadway sticks to fall reopening despite New York lifting restrictions

Broadway sticks to fall reopening despite New York lifting restrictions

Theater fans eager for Broadway’s reopening will have to wait a few more months. New York’s theater owners on Tuesday said they are still planning to reopen in the fall even after the state government said it would lift restrictions on the venues later this month — much faster than many in the arts community…MORE

Attorneys in Gates divorce also worked on Bezos split

Attorneys in Gates divorce also worked on Bezos split

You can’t make this stuff up. Two of the attorneys on opposite sides of the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce case also represented the opposing sides in the 2019 divorce of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott. Ted Billbe, one of the lead lawyers for Bill Gates in this case, represented Scott…MORE

Goldman Sachs wants its US workers back in the office next month

Goldman Sachs wants its US workers back in the office next month

It looks like most Goldman Sachs workers will be back in Lower Manhattan by mid-June, marking another milestone in the reopening of New York City and the broader economy from the Covid-19 pandemic. Goldman Sachs is asking US employees who have not already returned to the office to be prepared to do so by June…MORE

Disney unveils a real-life lightsaber

Disney unveils a real-life lightsaber

Ever since “Star Wars” premiered in 1977, kids and adults alike wanted to get their hands on a lightsaber. The “elegant weapon for a more civilized age” is one of the most famous props in movie history and pop culture — and now Disney has apparently created a “real” one. Disney Parks released a very…MORE

Want to invest in crypto? Here’s what you need to know

Want to invest in crypto? Here’s what you need to know

Cryptocurrency is having a moment. Between the meteoric rise of dogecoin, Tesla accepting bitcoin as payment for its vehicles and PayPal allowing users to buy crypto on Venmo — all of which happened in just over a month — there is growing attention on and interest in the digital asset space. Mainstream adoption of crypto…MORE

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