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GameStop’s rally came to a sharp halt as the retailer’s shares had their biggest one-day loss on record on Tuesday. Photograph: Philip Cheung/The New York Times

GameStop’s rally came to a sharp halt as the shares had their biggest one-day loss on record, erasing more than $27 billion in market value from (...)

The GameStop bubble features a mix of traditional investing, rampant enthusiasm, stock-market mechanics and the belief that anyone with a Robinhood account can meme a fortune into existence.  Photograph:  Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images

The internet and stock market are aflame over GameStop, the video game retailer whose stock is suddenly the darling of day traders who are putting the(...)

The traders who had piled into GameStop were part of a frenzy that originated on a Reddit message board. Photograph: EPA. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

GameStop’s shares were down 50 per cent by midday in New York on Thursday, in a sudden reversal as trading platforms placed restrictions on the stock (...)

Shares of videogame retailer GameStop and cinema operator AMC Entertainment Holdings each more than doubled on Wednesday as amateur investors again piled into the stocks

European stocks tumbled on Wednesday as extended coronavirus lockdowns drove the German government to slash its growth forecast for 2021, while talk o(...)

"The problem with the ‘Strong Female Character’ is they are always sexy and white and thin, and you have to ask who is making money from this portrayal?" Mirion Malle's League Of Super Feminists

Cartoonist Mirion Malle hadn’t necessarily planned on making the year’s most important child-friendly comic about feminist theory. “I had a blog when (...)

UXDX will be back in action in-person in October

The Covid crisis may not be far from over but some organisations are plotting a return to normality, not least tech conference organiser UXDX, which i(...)

The Dublin conference will be held between October 6th and 9th with speakers from companies that include Buzzfeed, Verizon, GitHub, Conde Nast, Reddit, Deliveroo and HubSpot among those participating

UXDX, a technology conference that began life in Dublin, is following in the footsteps of other locally founded events such as Web Summit and SaaStock(...)

Rusten Sheskey, the officer who shot  Jacob Blake several times in the back. Photograph: Kenosha Police Department

The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into the police shooting of a black man in the Wisconsin city of Kenosha, as a suspect remained in cus(...)

The hackathon will bring together teams from different disciplines to consider ways to build and maintain a reliable food supply chain. File photograph: Getty

A virtual hackathon to explore how blockchain technology could be used to address global food supply issues is to be held early next month. Sponsored(...)

Concern is growing over hate speech on Facebook.

Last Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, attended a virtual meeting with some of the company’s top advertising partners. The brands (...)

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