Category: Technology

Roblox (RBLX) earnings Q2 2022

Roblox (RBLX) earnings Q2 2022

Roblox reported results on Tuesday that missed analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines.Here's how the company did:Loss per share: 30 cents vs. 21 cents expected, according to a survey of analysts polled by Refinitiv.Revenue: $639.9 million vs. $644.4 million expected, according to Refinitiv.Shares fell more than 12% in after-hours trading.The revenue figure is what Roblox calls bookings, which include sales recognized during the quarter and deferred revenue. Bookings declined by 4% year over year. The company generates revenue from sales of its virtual currency called Robux, which players use to dress up...

Pre-Travel Pro Tips: 19 Things to Do Before You Leave on Vacation This Summer

Pre-Travel Pro Tips: 19 Things to Do Before You Leave on Vacation This Summer

In the days before you set out on a summer trip, you might find your excitement is overshadowed by stress. After you arrange your time out of office, you'll have to prepare your home for your absence and make sure it's secure. Then there's figuring out what to pack, not to mention fitting it all into your suitcase. But all those tricky logistics are so much easier to tackle once you've put together a clear list of to-dos. The tips below will make your vacation a walk in the park. Or, preferably, a walk on the beach.Packing list essentials most people don't think...

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid Review: Grow Up, Glow Up

The latest iteration of the Kia Sportage gets a major glow-up. Kia has been aggressively pushing the design of its vehicles to the point that this muscular 2023 Sportage Hybrid SX Prestige looks of a completely different lineage to the cute, small SUV it replaces. (Heck, it's barely recognizable as a Kia's.) And behind that wild styling is a sweet new hybrid powertrain, vastly improved cabin tech and the automaker's latest driver-assistance technology.Head-turning new lookThe new Sportage is larger than before at 183.5 inches from bumper to bumper -- 7.1 inches longer than the outgoing...

Nio, Li Auto July electric car deliveries jump, shares rise

Nio, Li Auto July electric car deliveries jump, shares rise

Xpeng said it delivered 11,524 in July, a rise versus the same time last year, but slipping from June's figure. Xpeng had the highest deliveries out of its closest rivals Nio and Li Auto in July. Xpeng said it will begin accepting reservations for its new G9 SUV in August 2022.Chen Dongqiu | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesShares of Chinese electric vehicle startups Nio, Li Auto and XPeng jumped in the U.S. Monday after the companies posted a rise in July car deliveries.Nio said it delivered 10,052 vehicles in July, up 26.7%% year-on-year, but down...

Pre-Travel Pro Tips: 19 Things to Do Before You Leave on Vacation This Summer

Saving Money Is Important. Here Are 27 Ways to Cut Costs Around the House Now

This story is part of Home Tips, CNET's collection of practical advice for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. With a possible recession on the horizon, it's never a bad time to start becoming more conscious of your spending habits. Inflation is steep, utility bills are skyrocketing and gas prices are on a roller coaster, but those little changes you make around your house can produce a big difference in your monthly costs. Whether it's swapping warm water for cold in your laundry cycle or turning off the lights when...

2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed Review: Excessive, Unnecessary Excellence

There's something eerie yet serene about driving through Joshua Tree National Park in the desert a few hours east of Los Angeles. It's vast and quiet, and apart from the occasional work truck or tourist-driven crossover, the stunning roads are typically empty and provide some of the best views in the country. It's a mix of mountains and valleys, sand and weird greenery, all with a layer of heat shimmer added on top. As I quietly cruise past rows of beautiful cacti with my friends in the car and the windows down, it's easy...

One Medical deal gives it access to my most personal info

One Medical deal gives it access to my most personal info

One Medical clinicOne MedicalFor the better part of a decade, One Medical has been my primary care provider. It's convenient, with locations around the Bay Area, and I like being able to schedule a same-day physical or get a quick referral to a specialist.One Medical knows a lot about me. In addition to many years of clinic visits and virtual chats, I use the mobile app to record my blood pressure and resting heart rate, check my lab results and renew prescriptions as needed. For that, I pay a membership fee of $199 a...

Pre-Travel Pro Tips: 19 Things to Do Before You Leave on Vacation This Summer

Reduce Pre-Vacation Stress With These 19 Travel Prep Tips

With summer travel season in full swing, you might be counting down the days until your next trip -- already imagining the warm sand between your toes or the stunning landmarks you've longed to see in person. (If you're hoping to capture those sweet vacation memories on camera, here's the essential travel photography gear to pack.) But impending travel means a heap of logistics to manage, and you might find your excitement is overshadowed by stress. First, you'll likely encounter pricier-than-ever airfares as you book the trip itself. After you arrange your time out of office, you have to prepare...

2023 Genesis GV60 Review: Sprightly and Stately

Hyundai Motor Group managed to strike gold three times in a row. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 are both brilliant midsize electric crossovers with unique styling and fun driving dynamics. Surely Korea can't develop a third car on the same platform that stands out enough to warrant attention, right? Wrong. The 2023 Genesis GV60 is that third car, and it rocks.The GV60 immediately pulls me in thanks to its styling. Smooth lines are the name of the game here, a contrast to its sharply angled siblings. My tester is clad in a...

Here’s what the market wants to see

Here’s what the market wants to see

Cryptocurrencies have taken a tumble in 2022.Chesnot | Getty ImagesAn improvement in macroeconomic factors, a particular trading pattern and a further shakeout of companies and projects could be the key ingredients required for bitcoin and the broader crypto market to bottom, industry players told CNBC.Bitcoin has plummeted more than 70% from its record high in November with around $2 trillion wiped off the value of the entire cryptocurrency market.For the last few weeks, bitcoin has been trading within a tight range between $19,000 and $22,000 with no major catalyst to the upside and traders...