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Hello, I’m Matt Turner, Business Editor of Insider. Welcome to the Sunday edition of Insider Today. A compilation of some of the top articles.
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Just three years later the Metaverse died and ChatGPT killed the Metaverse.
It used to be the talk of the tech industry, writes Ed Zitron. However, the lack of a coherent vision for the product caused it to go downhill. And when the next big wave of excitement swept over the generative artificial intelligence industry, the fate of the Metaverse was decided.
Despite its short life and an ignominious death, the Metaverse offers us a clear indictment on the industry that produced it.
Read the Metaverse obituary.
very high rent
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, rents fell sharply as people fled from crowded city centers. However, at about the same time as the drop, prices began to soar again.
Residents are now asking, “With so many people leaving, why is my rent still so high?” A new study has come up with a surprising answer: people are sick of living with each other.
Why rents are still high.
Who will be Larry Fink’s successor?
Wall Street has long been fascinated by succession stories. The most pressing is investment giant BlackRock.
CEO Larry Fink, now 70, has the rare feat of leading the Wall Street behemoth he helped found.
Insiders see a group of about seven executives, including a few lesser-known names, as potential replacements.
Inside Blackrock’s Heir Story
An internal email from CEO Satya Nadella indicated that Microsoft plans to halt pay increases and cut bonus and stock-based compensation budgets.
In another leaked email, Microsoft’s chief human resources officer, Kathleen Hogan, instructed managers to give “special rewards” to fewer employees, saying that “employees in the middle We need more staff,” he added.
Read Hogan’s full email here.
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