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Opinion: Adobe’s stock got slammed for spending $20 billion on Figma. But it now owns a rare company.

Adobe beat revenue and profit expectations and announced the same day that it would acquire a smaller but faster-growing rival in online design collaboration tools. The stock market rewarded the company by driving down its ADBE shares, -3.12% to the lowest level in almost three years. Investors punished the company not for its earnings report, …

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Meet the 30-year-old on the verge of selling his company to Adobe for $20B

Almost overnight, this 30-year-old has become the tech world’s newest titan – and is on his way to becoming one of the world’s youngest billionaires. Dylan Field, co-founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Figma, is set to enjoy an epic bargain after Adobe ADBE, -3.12% announcement plans to acquire his company for $20 billion this …

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Ray Dalio says watch out for rates reaching this level, because Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

After that CPI shock earlier in the week, Wall Street is showing a fresh batch of data on Thursday, with the overall retail sales figure coming in higher than expected. And a disastrous rail strike can be reversed. But there is little to cheer billionaire investor and hedge fund manager Ray Dalio who, in our …

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These five stocks in the S&P 500 lost almost half a trillion dollars in value in one day amid widespread wipeout

A drop in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on September 13: core consumer prices resumed their rapid rise in August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s continued monetary policy tightening to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA down 1,276 points (or 3.9%) to 31,104, with all 30 components posting …

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Here are the worst (and best) performing stocks of August and for 2022

After a strong showing in July, when stock indexes rebounded from their 2022 lows of June, U.S. equities abruptly reversed course in August. Here’s the damage: Index Price change – July 29 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2022 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2021 S&P 500 SPX -3.5% -16.4% 26.9% Dow Jones Industrial …

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Atari turns 50, and the godfather of video games talks about how to change the world

“‘Schopenhauer always talked about creative destruction. New innovations often destroy old dominance. And that’s what you kind of want to do, because you’re not going to beat Microsoft at their game. But you can beat them at a game that you own.’” That’s Atari founder and mass-market video game creator Nolan Bushnell’s advice to the …

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Apple Patent Explores Phone Charging Touch Keyboard

MacBook Pro 14Photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo Apple’s MacBooks haven’t changed much over the past decade or so. Some of the latest models were recently redesigned with modern features, but their form remains that of traditional laptops. That isn’t due to a lack of ideas. Between each model refresh is a flood of patents conjured up by …

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