Amazon reports over 100 million Alexa devices sold

Amazon is notoriously reluctant to share how well Alexa is doing in the marketplace — at best, you get vague boasts about its devices being the “most gifted.” Now, however, it’s providing more meaningful figures. The company’s Dave Limp told The Verge in an interview that over 100 million Alexa-equipped devices have sold to date. […]

Michelle Obama’s book ‘Becoming’ sold more than 1.4 million copies in its first week. Here are 4 things we learned.

Amazon Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” sold more than 1.4 million copies in its first week, her publisher Crown Publishing told the Associated Press. On its first day on sale, the former first lady’s memoir sold more than 725,000 copies. In it, she opens up about personal details from couples therapy, a miscarriage and a delightful anecdote […]

Palantir, the Peter Thiel-backed company that sold data to ICE and NYPD, has a CEO who is a ‘self-described socialist’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Palantir CEO Alex Karp is a self-proclaimed socialist, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Palantir has historically worked with intelligence agencies and law enforcement through the sale of big data. It’s even credited with helping the United States find Osama Bin Laden. It was cofounded and backed by Peter Thiel, the […]

A CEO who sold her beauty company for $210 million wakes up every day at 6 a.m. without an alarm, walks 4 miles, and spends up to 3 hours working from an office in her bathroom

Kate Warren Marla Beck, the cofounder and CEO of beauty-store chain Bluemercury, has a jam-packed morning routine. Beck said in a column from The Cut that she wakes up naturally at 6 a.m. every day, walks four miles or runs up to five miles, reads four newspapers, and tests beauty products in the office in her master […]

The top 3 best-selling games of all time is a surprising list of games that have all sold over 100 million copies apiece

Rockstar Games The three best-selling games of all time are all 100 million-plus sellers. The list spans nearly four decades of video games, starting in 1984 and ending in 2013. It crosses every major game console released since the original Nintendo Entertainment System, and a wide variety of game genres.  The most recent entrant to […]

Meet the man who sold his Ferrari 250 GTO for a record $48 million

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Read This,Ferrari,Automotive History,Coupe,Classics,Performance,Racing His life’s journey from a Dodge Dart to one of the world’s most desired cars. Continue reading Meet the man who sold his Ferrari 250 GTO for a record $ 48 million Meet the man who sold his Ferrari 250 GTO for a record $ […]

China’s NIO Sold 3,268 Autos Last Quarter, Most of Them Last Month

Nio, originally launched as NextEV in 2014, announced that it had delivered 3,268 electric SUVs in the third quarter of 2018. Not only does this beg the question of when Nio swapped from Formula E and electrified hypercars to utility vehicles, but it also makes us wonder how a burgeoning EV firm managed to surpass production goals. […]

Bugatti unveiled a new $5.8 million supercar and it’s already sold out

Bugatti Bugatti unveiled its stunning Divo supercar Friday in Monterey, California.  The French luxury brand lists the vehicle for a cool $ 5.8 million.  After being shown to a select group of Bugatti customers, the limited number of 40 Divo vehicles immediately sold out. “The Divo is a further example of our design philosophy ‘Form […]