Meta Says Apple’s Privacy Changes Could Cost the Company $10 Billion

“We’ve been grappling with industry changes in the way advertising on iOS is targeted, optimized and measured, which has had a more significant impact on our business than we anticipated,” Snap’s chief operating officer Jeremi Gorman said in an analyst call in October. Still, the company’s revenue rose 57 percent year-on-year to $1,067 million, Gorman […]

Energy Department Aims to Reduce the Cost of Removing Carbon from the Air

GLASGOW — The U.S. Department of Energy will announce its largest effort to date to drastically reduce the cost of technologies that absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, recognizing that current strategies to reduce greenhouse gases may not be sufficient to prevent the worst effects. from climate change. Speaking at the United Nations climate summit, […]

The Real Cost of Upgrading Your Phone

Let’s talk about buying an iPhone for $1,000. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook once compared that dazzling price tag buying a cup of coffee a day for a year. Doesn’t matter, does it? But financial advisors see it differently. By some estimates, a $1,000 investment in a retirement account today will skyrocket to nearly $17,000 in […]

The Real Cost of Upgrading Your Phone

Let’s talk about buying an iPhone for $1,000. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook once compared that dazzling price tag buying a cup of coffee a day for a year. Doesn’t matter, does it? But financial advisors see it differently. By some estimates, a $1,000 investment in a retirement account today will skyrocket to nearly $17,000 in […]

How Much Does it Cost to Fly into Space with Blue Origin?

Blue Origin has refused to publicly disclose the price of a ticket to fly in New Shepard. Mr. Bezos said the company’s sales so far are approaching $100 million. However, it is unclear how many ticket holders were involved. “We don’t know for sure yet” when Blue Origin will announce a price to the public, […]

They Saved No Cost to Save Lake Tahoe. Yet the Fire Is Still Near.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California — Thousands of firefighters dispatched an arsenal of 25 helicopters and more than 400 fire trucks and 70 water trucks. Yet the fire continued to advance. To slow the advance of the flames through the steep, rugged terrain of the Sierra Nevada, they threw retarding chemicals into an ash-filled sky and […]

How Much Does It Cost to Fly With Blue Origin’s New Shepard?

For the first flight, Blue Origin auctioned off one of the seats, and the proceeds went to Mr. Bezos’ space-focused, non-profit, Club for the Future. The winning bid was $28 million, a much higher amount than they had hoped, which stunned even Blue Origin officials. Blue Origin announced that it will distribute $19 million of […]

Measuring the Cost of Racial Abuse in Football

Like many football fans around the world, Paolo Falco, a labor economist at the University of Copenhagen, was pleased with the outcome of the European Championship final last Sunday, where Italy defeated England in a critical penalty shootout. And then he was equally horrified. In the hours following the match, three English players, all black, […]

How Much Does It Cost to Fly Virgin Galactic into Space?

Shortly after Richard Branson re-entered Earth’s atmosphere on Sunday, he and other employees of the Virgin Galactic initiative bragged that the company would greatly expand opportunities for the general public to travel to space. For the time being, these otherworldly visions and feelings of weightlessness will still be held in sparse air. The initial cost […]

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