Warren Buffett reportedly tried to invest $3 billion in Uber

The legendary investor Warren Buffett tried to buy a $3 billion stake in Uber earlier this year through his company, Berkshire Hathaway, Bloomberg News’ Eric Newcomer and Olivia Zaleski reported Wednesday. Continue reading Warren Buffett reportedly tried to invest $3 billion in Uber

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Short Film: Jonas and the Sea

From Dutch director and animator, Marlies van der Wel and the Dutch production company, HALAL, comes a spectacularly illustrated story about a man’s relentless pursuit of his dream to find a home amongst the fish. Quirky and all together charming, Jonas and the Sea reminds us that the most simple of tales can sometimes be the most compelling, especially when art is imbued with life experience. Continue reading Short Film: Jonas and the Sea

Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual-assault charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities on Friday in relation to an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney’s office and the New York Police Department into sexual-assault allegations against him, according to the New York Daily News. Continue reading Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual-assault charges in New York

Jury rules Samsung owes Apple $539 million in iPhone patent trial

In a patent case that has been running since 2011, today a jury ruled that Samsung owes Apple $539 million in total. In 2012 Apple was awarded nearly $1 billion in damages, and Samsung agreed to pay as much as $548 million, but after the verdict was thrown out by the Supreme Court, we ended up in a retrial with hundreds of millions at stake. Samsung has already paid Apple some $399 million over these patents, and in a statement an Apple spokesperson said: Continue reading Jury rules Samsung owes Apple $539 million in iPhone patent trial