Hublot made a $5,800 Wear OS smartwatch

Image: Humbolt Hublot is taking another crack at the smartwatch market with the Hublot Big Bang e, a high-end watch running Wear OS that will set you back thousands of dollars. The Big Bang e comes in two variations: titanium, which retails for $5,200, and black ceramic, priced at $5,800. Both include a 42mm OLED high-definition touchscreen covered with sapphire crystal along with a Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and a 300mAh battery. The watch includes a few extra features beyond those typically found in the Android-based operating system. The Big Bang e has its own watchfaces with some additional abilities, such as one that… Read More

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The sequined dinosaur toy that rode on SpaceX’s historic launch was the winner of a vote by the astronauts’ young sons

SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts — and a sequined dinosaur plushie — into space on Saturday in the first-ever commercial human spaceflight. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley both have young sons who are “super interested in dinosaurs,” Behnken said, so they gathered all the dinosaurs in their houses and had the boys choose one to go to space. The winner, a toy apatosaurus called Tremor, began floating around the spaceship once it reached zero gravity. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley — who made history on Saturday when they became the first people to fly a commercial spacecraft — have revealed… Read More

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Remote work helps Zoom grow 169% in one year, posting $328.2M in Q1 revenue

Today after the bell, video-chat service Zoom reported its Q1 earnings. The company disclosed that it generated $328.2 million in revenue, up 169% compared to the year-ago period. The company also reported $0.20 per-share in adjusted profit during the three-month period. Analysts, as averaged by Yahoo Finance, expected Zoom to report $202.48 million in revenue, and a per-share profit of $0.09. After its earnings smash, shares of Zoom were up slightly Update: Zoom shares are now up 2.3% ahead of its earnings call; investors had priced in this outsized-performance, it seems. Zoom grew 78% in its preceding quarter on an annualized basis. The company’s growth acceleration is notable. Investors were… Read More

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Coatue throttled back risk-taking in its $350 million quant fund as markets went haywire and data-driven trades melted down

Billionaire Philippe Laffont’s young quant fund, which runs $350 million, significantly reduced its exposure to the markets in early April, sources tell Business Insider. The fund relies on real-time data feeds to inform its investment process, but the global shutdown that slammed many quant funds distorted the feeds. The fund is still active and trading, but not at the level it was before the pandemic hit, sources said. It’s another example of how reliant hedge funds are on outside data streams — and why some managers are exploring a quantamental approach that blends fundamental and quantitative investing styles. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Coatue’s $350 million quant fund… Read More

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How to schedule a Google Meet appointment for later, or start a meeting immediately

To schedule a Google Meet appointment, you can use your Google Calendar, the Meet website, Gmail, or the mobile app. You can schedule a Google Meet appointment for the future, or start one immediately. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Meet — the latest version of Google Hangouts — is a premium video conferencing service for Google G Suite subscribers. If you’re a G Suite user, you can use Google Meet to schedule meetings with friends or colleagues. And like most Google products, Google gives you multiple ways to do this. Here’s how to schedule a Google Meet appointment, using any internet browser on your Mac… Read More

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