Apple’s iPad drops to $299, plus the rest of the week’s best tech deals | Engadget

Valentina Palladino

Now’s a great time to pick up Apple’s iPad ahead of the upcoming school year. The base, 10.2-inch tablet is $30 off right now and down to $299, which is the best price we’ve seen it. It may not have all the bells and whistles that the iPad Air does, but it’s a solid, budget-friendly … Read more

Apple’s iPad drops to $299, plus the rest of the week’s best tech deals

Now’s a great time to pick up Apple’s iPad ahead of the upcoming school year. The base, 10.2-inch tablet is $30 off right now and down to $299, which is the best price we’ve seen it. It may not have all the bells and whistles that the iPad Air does, but it’s a solid, budget-friendly … Read more

Fake meat fail? Beyond Meat reels as sales slow, stock drops and partnerships don’t pan out

Multiple industry analysts are sounding warning bells of impending disaster as the company comes off a $100 million net loss in May. Pictured above, the company's stock price over the last year

Plant-based Beyond Meat is facing major headwinds – despite curiosity from some people looking for a meat alternative amid the Covid pandemic’s meat packing plant shutdowns. Multiple industry analysts are sounding warning bells of impending disaster as the company comes off a $100 million net loss in May and sees multi-year partnerships with brands like … Read more

Michael Saylor drops Microstrategy CEO role — Here’s what it means for bitcoin

A shakeup of MicroStrategy Inc.’s executive suite has crypto traders weighing the consequences for bitcoin as Michael Saylor drops his role as chief executive officer. MicroStrategy’s MSTR, -1.39% shares jumped almost 13% Wednesday, a day after the company said Michael Saylor would give up the CEO title and take on a new role as executive … Read more

Block stock drops after earnings, as Square’s parent company swings to a loss

Shares of Block Inc. fell 7% in after-hours trading Thursday after the payment-technology company swung to a loss in an earnings report that seemed to cause some controversy about whether the company actually beat or missed expectations on several key metrics. Block SQ, +1.85%, which somewhat recently changed its corporate name from Square, posted a … Read more

Seahawks o-line coach Andy Dickerson drops surprising name when discussing RT

In the 2022 NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks used two of their first four selections on offensive tackles in Charles Cross and Abe Lucas. That, of course, led optimistic fans to seize on the optimistic outlook for both players, and many became certain the duo would become bookends on the line for several seasons to … Read more

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing Shanghai Composite index, Nikkei index and Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Asia stocks … Read more

Oil drops as weak China factory data fan demand concerns

SINGAPORE, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Oil prices dropped on Monday, as weak manufacturing data from China and Japan for July weighed on the outlook for demand, while investors braced for this week’s meeting of officials from OPEC and other top producers on supply adjustments. Brent crude futures were down $1.19, or 1.1%, at $102.78 a … Read more

Yankees’ Andrew Benintendi trade drops first domino, strengthens lineup

The first domino has fallen. On Wednesday night, Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees acquired 28-year-old lefty-hitting outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for three minor league pitchers: Chandler Champlain, Beck Way, and T.J. Sikkema. In the wake of a two-game Citi Field sweep at the hands of the Mets, … Read more