Wynn Posts Surprise Loss; Melco Will Not Pursue Crown Resorts Deal

Feb.06 — Wynn Resorts Ltd., one of the Asian casino operators slammed by the deadly coronavirus, reported fourth-quarter sales that fell short of analysts’ estimates — before the outbreak that forced the closing of its Macau operations. Meanwhile, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd is reassessing all non-core investments. Yvonne Man reports on “Bloomberg Markets.”

VFX Artist Breaks Down the Best Visual Effects Oscars Nominees | WIRED

Kevin Baillie, Creative Director & Sr. VFX Supervisor for Method Studios, talks through this year’s Oscar nominees for Best Visual Effects — 1917, Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, The Lion King, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Baillie began his career two decades ago as an 18-year-old pre-viz artist on Star Wars: Episode I. Since … Read more VFX Artist Breaks Down the Best Visual Effects Oscars Nominees | WIRED

5G Will Help Accelerate Qualcomm’s Growth, Canaccord’s Walkley Says

Feb.05 — Mike Walkley, managing director of Cannaccord Genuity, talks about Qualcomm Inc.’s financial results and outlook. The company gave a strong sales forecast for the current quarter, indicating new high-speed wireless networks are starting to fire up demand for pricier smartphones. Walkley speaks with Taylor Riggs and Paul Allen on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Casper’s Shrunken IPO Tests Appetite for Unprofitable Startups

Feb.05 — Mattress retailer Casper Sleep Inc. cut the price range Wednesday for its initial public offering, shrinking its potential market value to well below the $1.1 billion valuation it hit in a private funding round less than a year ago. Bloomberg’s Liana Baker speaks with Romaine Bostick and Scarlet Fu on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”

etoshi Crypto Platform

TechCrunch brings news of another new crypto platform: etoshi is a crypto platform that lets traders to invest in other exchanges, access hardware wallets and automate tax reporting. The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. … Read more etoshi Crypto Platform

ChromaWay blockchain protocol for legacy integration

ChromaWay created a new blockchain protocol to solve integration to legacy systems. The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, … Read more ChromaWay blockchain protocol for legacy integration

Anytype is an open, encrypted OS

TechCrunch’s TC Top Picks introduces a new encrypted Operating System (OS) called Anytype in this feature. Anytype calls itself an operating system for the new internet. The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. TechCrunch is … Read more Anytype is an open, encrypted OS

Stormly AI powered analytics

Stormly is an AI powered analytics platform that works as a data consultant. The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet … Read more Stormly AI powered analytics