Snowflake extra than doubles in market debut, most practical ever instrument IPO

Cloud company Snowflake shares surged more than 125% in its market debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, in the largest ever software IPO. Stock began trading at $245 per share, before being briefly halted due to volatility. A day earlier, Snowflake priced shares at $120, higher than the $100 to $110 range it estimated on Monday, and a huge…

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Digital Arts doubles down on EA Play designate with EA Desktop app

Electronic Arts is launching a new EA Desktop app, a beta version of its revamped Origin online gaming service that EA calls a next-generation PC gaming platform. But it’s one more app among many in the subscription-loving video game business today. EA says the service will have faster downloads and updates, simpler access to games,…

Apple doubles down in fight with Fortnite creator Epic Games, seeks damages for breach of contract thumbnail

Apple doubles down in fight with Fortnite creator Epic Games, seeks damages for breach of contract

Apple on Tuesday shot back in its legal battle with Fortnite creator Epic Games, filing a response and counterclaims alleging that the gaming company breached its contract with Apple and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.”Epic’s lawsuit is nothing more than a basic disagreement over money,” Apple said in a filing with the District Court…

Trump doubles down on crime message as polls suggest it's a risky gamble thumbnail

Trump doubles down on crime message as polls suggest it’s a risky gamble

WASHINGTON — The crime-heavy focus during the Republican National Convention appears to have fallen flat with voters, a new wave of surveys has suggested, even as President Donald Trump appears increasingly reliant on the issue as a core element of his re-election strategy.Following a carefully choreographed convention focused on playing up fears of violent crime,…

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Doubles Down on ‘Way Muslims Act’ Remarks That Sparked Outrage

MSNBC host Joy Reid on Wednesday night said she should have been more “sensitive” two days earlier when she seemingly compared radicalized Trump supporters to “the way Muslims act,” remarks that sparked outrage among Muslim activists and organizations.More specifically, it was a non-apology.“For decades, America’s Muslim community has endured blanket portrayals that focus on one…

Katy Perry Doubles Down on Defending Ellen DeGeneres: ‘I’m Not Here to Make Everyone Agree with Me’

Katy Perry will not be backing off her support for Ellen DeGeneres any time soon. In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, the singer defended her tweets in support of the embattled daytime host—which critics characterized as tone-deaf.“I started that tweet off not undermining anyone else’s experience,” Perry told the Times. “I wanted…

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Trump doubles up with Maryland, Virginia Memorial Day events

Darlene Superville, Associated Press Updated 6:43 am PDT, Monday, May 25, 2020 In this Friday, May 22, 2020, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a “Rolling to Remember Ceremony,” to honor the nation’s veterans and POW/MIA, from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House in Washington. Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus…