The summer reading list for the rich, by J.P. Morgan Private Bank

A version of this article first appeared in CNBC’s Inside Wealth newsletter with Robert Frank, a weekly guide to the high net worth investor and consumer. Sign up to receive future editions, straight to your inbox. Today’s workaholic wealthy rarely have time to sit back and read a good book — except maybe for a few weeks … Read more

Neuralink competitor Precision Neuroscience testing human brain implant

Dr. Joshua Bederson places Precision Neuroscience’s electrodes onto a brain. Ashley Capoot As the lights dimmed in an operating room at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Dr. Joshua Bederson prepared to make history. Bederson, system chair for the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Health System, is no stranger to long hours … Read more

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who skewered fast food industry, dies

Morgan Spurlock in town talking to the Herald’s Tenley Woodman about his new movie. Friday, April 04, 2008.  Ted Fitzgerald | Medianews Group | Getty Images Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, an Oscar nominee whose most famous works skewered America’s food industry and who notably ate only at McDonald’s for a month to illustrate the dangers … Read more

Advertisers boost retail media spending as TV dwindles

An M&M’s advertisement seen on a gas pump. Courtesy: GSTV The next frontier for the ad market isn’t on TV — it’s at screens near points of sale. Television had long been the key target for advertisers, until tech companies such as Alphabet and Meta-owned platforms like Facebook began to gobble up market share. While … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery considers matching NBA package slated for Amazon

Jalen Brunson #11 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket during the game against the Indiana Pacers during Round 2 Game 1 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2024 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.  Nathaniel S. Butler | National Basketball Association | Getty Images Warner Bros. … Read more

Justice Department sues Live Nation, parent of Ticketmaster

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing to break up Live Nation, the parent company of Ticketmaster, over alleged antitrust violations. The lawsuit, joined by 30 states and filed Thursday, follows a DOJ investigation into whether Live Nation maintains a monopoly in the ticketing industry, a probe launched in 2022 and bolstered by fan complaints … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery, ESPN strike College Football Playoff deal

ESPN college football broadcast camera on display prior to the All State Sugar Bowl playoff game between the Texas Longhorns and the Washington Huskies on Monday, January 1, 2024 at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, LA. Nick Tre. Smith | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images In a move to strengthen its sports offerings, Warner Bros. … Read more

Vivek Ramaswamy takes Buzzfeed stake to bring stategy ‘shift’

Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks on as former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy speaks at a rally by Trump, in advance of the New Hampshire primary election in Laconia, New Hampshire, U.S. January 22, 2024. Mike Segar | Reuters Former GOP presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy has an 8% stake in … Read more

Britain expands AI safety institute to San Francisco, home of OpenAI

An aerial view of the city of San Francisco skyline and the Golden Gate Bridge in California, October 28, 2021. Carlos Barria | Reuters LONDON — The British government is expanding its facility for testing “frontier” artificial intelligence models to the United States, in a bid to further its image as a top global player … Read more

Georgia’s president vetoes media law that provoked weeks of protests

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia’s president on Saturday vetoed the so-called “Russian law” targeting media that has sparked weeks of mass protests. The law would require media and NGOs to register as “pursuing the interests of a foreign power” if they receive more than 20% of their funding from abroad. Critics of the bill say … Read more