The Daily Upside Team
Chess.com Makes a Play for Market Consolidation
Major M&A activity is set to blow up the world of online chess.
Institutional Real Estate Investors Bet on the Suburbs
Suburban office space is the hot new real estate frontier.
Europe’s Energy Crisis Could Be a Winter Tradition for the Next Few Years
Europe will need a few extra blankets this winter.
Goldman Sachs Considers Delaying Online Checking Accounts
Goldman Sachs isn’t ready to commit to consumer checking accounts.
Australia Can’t Eat Avacado’s Fast Enough
If there was a Bat-signal that could reach free-spending Guacamole-loving millennials on the other side of the planet, the Australian board of tourism should start shining it. The nation Down Under is drowning in avocado. After drastically overestimating demand, Australian…
Swiss Activists are Up in Arms Over US Fighter Jets
Famously neutral Switzerland has not fought a military battle in over 500 years, but its citizens are crossing swords with leaders over costly fighter planes anyway. A growing coalition of activists has successfully triggered a referendum that could block the…
Twitter Whistleblower Gives Boost to Elon Musk’s Legal Battle
Disparaging the Securities and Exchange Commission on Twitter is one of Elon Musk’s favorite pastimes, but the agency may end up providing a big boost to the billionaire in his high-stakes legal slugfest with the beleaguered social media giant. Former…
MoviePass Plots a Comeback as Cineworld Files for Bankruptcy
Hollywood’s love of half-baked reboots evidently extends to business ideas. On Monday, MoviePass, the doomed startup that offered to cover the cost of unlimited movie tickets for the monthly subscription price of about one movie ticket, announced it is staging…
Why This $1.2 Trillion Man is Losing Sleep
In the Norwegian language, hygge refers to a state of mind that can be roughly translated as “warm, happy, safe.” None of that describes the mood inside Norway’s gargantuan sovereign wealth fund, charged with managing the Baltic nation’s $1.2 trillion…
Remote Feelings: Apple Workers Rebel Against a Return to Office
Apple’s “1984” Super Bowl commercial helped define the computer maker as a cultural icon, though today some of its employees are ready to pin the Big Brother label on their own company. Workers at Apple have begun circulating a petition…