Maven Clinic: 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50

Maven Clinic: 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50

Founder: Kate Ryder (CEO)Launched: 2014Headquarters: New York CityFunding: $202 millionValuation: $1 billionKey technologies: N/AIndustry: Health carePrevious appearances on Disruptor 50 List: 0 Maven is the largest virtual clinic for women’s and family health, and as of last August, it also became the first female-focused health start-up valued at over $1 billion, or so-called unicorn status. Offering technology-based…

Tether (USDT) redemptions fuel fears about stablecoin’s backing

Tether (USDT) redemptions fuel fears about stablecoin’s backing

Tether has faced repeated calls for a full audit of its reserves. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images Investors have withdrawn more than $7 billion from tether since it briefly dropped from its dollar peg, raising fresh questions about the reserves underpinning the world’s largest stablecoin. Tether’s circulating supply has slipped from about $83…

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘cannot move forward’ until he has clarity on bot numbers

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘cannot move forward’ until he has clarity on bot numbers

Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has worried policymakers around the world. Joe Skipper | Reuters Elon Musk has said his $44 billion purchase of Twitter will not move ahead until he has more clarity on how many accounts are fake. Twitter estimated in a filing earlier this month that fewer than 5% of its monetizable…

JPMorgan upgrades its view on China’s Alibaba, Tencent and Meituan

JPMorgan upgrades its view on China’s Alibaba, Tencent and Meituan

This photo from September 25, 2020 shows Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, attending the opening ceremony of the 3rd All-China Young Entrepreneurs Summit in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China. Alibaba is among the Chinese technology stocks recently upgraded by JPMorgan analysts. Lyu Ming | China News Service via Getty Images JPMorgan has upgraded Chinese…

Uber update lets you book party buses, electric vehicles

Uber update lets you book party buses, electric vehicles

Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., smiles during a Bloomberg Technology television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. David Paul Morris | Reuters Uber announced its latest slate of updates Monday ahead of what’s expected to be a busy travel and events season. The features, announced during…

Intel shareholders reject executive pay

Intel shareholders reject executive pay

Patrick Gelsinger, chief executive officer of Intel Corp., speaks during a Bloomberg Studio 1.0 interview at the company’s headquarters in Santa Clara, California, Feb. 3, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Intel shareholders voted last week against the company’s compensation for its top executives, according to an regulatory filing published on Monday….

Twitter CEO rebuts Elon Musk, explains how anti-spam works at Twitter

Twitter CEO rebuts Elon Musk, explains how anti-spam works at Twitter

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal on Monday laid out how the social media company fights fake and spam accounts on the platform. The information, posted in a lengthy Twitter thread, comes just days after Elon Musk said he would put his $44 billion acquisition of the company “on hold” while he researches the proportion of fake and spam…