How GenAI Can Help Find M&A Targets: Private Equity Meets Hi-Tech

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Benzinga

Private equity has shifted its stance from the days of taking over targets, with the goal of either flipping them to an interested acquirer or spinning them off into an initial public offering. Buy-side competition is heating up. PE firms are now wielding artificial intelligence (AI) to discern which companies offer reliable, scalable, and secure products, as well as give them a first-to-market advantage. According to analysts at Deloitte, generative artificial intelligence, or GenAI, can help identify the best opportunities. “Product differentiators need to be fully understood to inform the d… Read More “How GenAI Can Help Find M&A Targets: Private Equity Meets Hi-Tech”

Biden’s State Of The Union May Coincide With Government Shutdown: What To Expect, Sectors To Watch

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Benzinga

PresidentJoe Biden currently leads as the favored candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2024 presidential election. While he’s not campaigning, Biden is busy governing the country and focusing on top priorities. Voters will hear more about those priorities and recent wins from his administration during the president’s upcoming State of the Union address. What Happened: Biden is set to give his State of the Union speech on March 7 in front of a joint session of Congress, Supreme Court justices, members of his Cabinet, military leaders and millions of viewers watching on television at h… Read More “Biden’s State Of The Union May Coincide With Government Shutdown: What To Expect, Sectors To Watch”

Willy Wonka organiser unmasked as raging parents demand refund for ‘shambolic’ event

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Mirror

By Ryan Fahey The man responsible for a shambolic “Willy Wonka experience” in Glasgow has been unmasked as a repeat offender who also left parents raging when he cancelled a Santa’s Grotto event. Self-hailed author Billy Coull, who relied on artificial intelligence to self-publish 17 novels on Amazon in 2023, is listed as the director of the House of Illuminati. His company promises to “transform” humdrum locations, turning them into “immersive environments” which “transport guests into a realm of wonder”. On Saturday, the event was so far-off of what was promised that enraged parents called t… Read More “Willy Wonka organiser unmasked as raging parents demand refund for ‘shambolic’ event”

Shocking Footage: Parents Confront Organizer of Lackluster Willy Wonka Event

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Radar Online (AU)

Furious parents gave a piece of their mind to the organizer of a nearly $45-a-ticket Willy Wonka event in Glasgow, Scotland, accusing the man of scamming children while demanding a refund. Billy Coull, the company’s director, was seen addressing the frenzied crowd with two bouncers alongside him after the event promising “extraordinary props, oversized lollipops, and a paradise of sweet treats” fell completely flat, RadarOnline.com has learned. “You’ve scammed children!” one person yelled in a video of the parents confronting the organizer posted on X, formerly Twitter. “It’s a total scam.” Co… Read More “Shocking Footage: Parents Confront Organizer of Lackluster Willy Wonka Event”

Shocking Footage: Parents Confront Organizer of Lackluster Willy Wonka Event

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Radar Online (CA)

Furious parents gave a piece of their mind to the organizer of a nearly $45-a-ticket Willy Wonka event in Glasgow, Scotland, accusing the man of scamming children while demanding a refund. Billy Coull, the company’s director, was seen addressing the frenzied crowd with two bouncers alongside him after the event promising “extraordinary props, oversized lollipops, and a paradise of sweet treats” fell completely flat, RadarOnline.com has learned. “You’ve scammed children!” one person yelled in a video of the parents confronting the organizer posted on X, formerly Twitter. “It’s a total scam.” Co… Read More “Shocking Footage: Parents Confront Organizer of Lackluster Willy Wonka Event”

Shocking Footage: Parents Confront Organizer of Lackluster Willy Wonka Event

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Radar Online

Furious parents gave a piece of their mind to the organizer of a nearly $45-a-ticket Willy Wonka event in Glasgow, Scotland, accusing the man of scamming children while demanding a refund. Billy Coull, the company’s director, was seen addressing the frenzied crowd with two bouncers alongside him after the event promising “extraordinary props, oversized lollipops, and a paradise of sweet treats” fell completely flat, RadarOnline.com has learned. “You’ve scammed children!” one person yelled in a video of the parents confronting the organizer posted on X, formerly Twitter. “It’s a total scam.” Co… Read More “Shocking Footage: Parents Confront Organizer of Lackluster Willy Wonka Event”

Bitcoin To Hit New All-Time High ‘Within Weeks,’ Says Galaxy Research: ‘This Time It’s Different’

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Benzinga

Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) is on track to reach a new all-time high within a matter of weeks, according to Alex Thorn, Head of Firmwide Research at Galaxy Digital. What Happened: Thorn believes the recent surge in Bitcoin’s price is just the beginning of a major bull run, fueled by several key factors. Galaxy attributes the recent spike in Bitcoin’s price to the influx of institutional investments, with Bitcoin ETFs recording a net $576 million of BTC. This marked BlackRock’s (NYSE: BLK) largest-ever day of inflows. Moreover, notable figures like Michael Saylor continue to bolster their Bitcoin hol… Read More “Bitcoin To Hit New All-Time High ‘Within Weeks,’ Says Galaxy Research: ‘This Time It’s Different’”

Merrill And Wells Fargo Jump On Board: Bitcoin ETFs Reach Wall Street Elite

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Benzinga

Merrill, a division of Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), and the brokerage arm of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WAC) have begun offering their wealth management clients access to Bitcoin ETFs. What Happened: The Rollout Of Bitcoin ETFs Quoting sources, Bloomberg reported that these financial giants are extending these ETFs to select wealth management clientele who express interest in these offerings. This development follows the Securities and Exchange Commission’s approval of nearly a dozen Bitcoin ETFs in January, a decision that led to a notable uptick in demand for these investment vehicles. D… Read More “Merrill And Wells Fargo Jump On Board: Bitcoin ETFs Reach Wall Street Elite”

3 AI-Driven Drug Stocks to Buy Before They Breakout

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is having an unmistakable impact on the stock market, as semiconductor designer Nvidia (NVDA) now has a market cap that surpasses both Alphabet (GOOGL) and Amazon (AMZN). But beyond the universe of specialized AI chips and servers, the technological wave is impacting industries well beyond Big Tech – and healthcare is high on the list. In fact, Goldman Sachs (GS) analysts recently said they expect AI-driven advancements in healthcare to help add 1.3% to U.S. GDP in the years ahead. Over the long term, the company believes that generative AI will become critical to … Read More “3 AI-Driven Drug Stocks to Buy Before They Breakout”

Sports Betting To Pay Off Student Loans? New Trend Takes Over TikTok

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Benzinga

New legalized states and additional betting options have led to more users turning to the World of sports betting. Though sports betting can result in big wins, it also entails losses and valuable lessons. Several people on social media quickly learned that sports betting may not be for everyone. What Happened: Benzinga regularly shares large sports betting parlays wins, like a bettor winning $500,000 on a $5 bet when 14 different National Football League players scored touchdowns in the same weekend. However, not all attempts at leveraging sports betting for financial gain are successful. For… Read More “Sports Betting To Pay Off Student Loans? New Trend Takes Over TikTok”