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May 23, 2024

Nvidia's Revenue Rises 262% in Q1, Shares Top $1,000 for First Time

Nvidia reported its Q1 earnings after the bell on Wednesday, and the tech company reported a record quarterly revenue of $26 billion, a 262% jump from last year. In turn, the company’s stock topped $1,000 for the first time in after-hours trading. It also announced a 10-for-1 forward stock split that goes into effect on June 7. Looking ahead to the current quarter, the company expects revenue to hit $28 billion. Earlier this year, Nvidia reported that more than 40,000 companies are using its AI technologies worldwide.

Be sure to subscribe to Boardroom’s Tech Talk, written by Michelai Graham, to stay current on all things Nvidia and tech.

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Lauryn Hill Takes No. 1 in Apple Music’s Best Albums of All Time

She’s only released one album in her decades-long career, but it was enough for Lauryn Hill to claim a significant honor. Apple Music revealed its Top 100 albums ever this week, and The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill took home the honor as its No. 1 choice for the best of all time. The 1998 project won Hill five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and Best R&B Album. Following Hill in second was Michael Jackson‘s Thriller, while Abbey Road by The Beatles took third. Rounding out the top five were Purple Rain by Prince & The Revolution and Blonde by Frank Ocean.

Prime Video Documentary Featuring Sue Bird, Nneka Ogwumike to Drop on June 18

A new Prime Video documentary, Power of the Dream, will be released on June 18 in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide, the company announced. The film chronicles how a group of Atlanta Dream players took on their own WNBA team owner and stood behind now-Senator Raphael Warnock during the height of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020. Power of the Dream is produced by Dawn Porter, Sue Bird, Nneka Ogwumike, and Tracee Ellis Ross. Famous faces that will share first-hand accounts in the project include Bird, Ogwumike, Angel McCoughtry, Layshia Clarendon, Elizabeth Williams, and media personalities Jemele Hill and Holly Rowe.

Symba Produces NBA Draft Track for Bronny James, Rob Dillingham, Other Klutch Clients

With the NBA Draft nearly a month away, Klutch Sports Group tapped Symba to produce a theme song for its NBA prospect clientele, a group that includes Bronny James, Rob Dillingham, and more. In the song posted on Klutch’s Instagram account, the rapper goes through the list one by one and hypes up each prospect, going as far as calling former Kentucky Wildcat Justin Edwards his “evil twin” on the track. Other Klutch clients that were included in the song and set to be in the draft next month are KJ Simpson, Terrence Shannon Jr., Oso Ighodaro, and Ulrich Chomche.

The NFL Draft is Heading to Pittsburgh in 2026

The 2026 NFL Draft will be held in Pittsburgh, the league confirmed Wednesday. The Steel City last hosted the draft in 1948 when it took place at the Fort Pitt Hotel but likely didn’t have the pomp and circumstance of modern drafts. In a statement, Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II said the festivities “will highlight everything the region has to offer on a national and international level.” In the announcement, the NFL said the draft will take place near Acrisure Stadium, home of the Steelers. Ahead of Pittsburgh’s moment in the spotlight, the NFL will hold next year’s NFL Draft at Green Bay‘s Lambeau Field and Titletown district.

Cavinder Twins Expand Portfolio with Slate Milk Investment

College hoops superstar twins Hanna and Haley Cavinder have added another endorsement to their growing NIL portfolio. The dynamic duo shared on Instagram that it’s partnered with protein drink brand Slate Milk as both investors and ambassadors. “Slate Milk presents a unique opportunity to not only invest our own capital but provide our NIL in a way that truly epitomizes our passions on and off the court,” Hanna said. Other brands Haley and Hanna have inked deals with include Boost Mobile, Champs Sports, Raising Cane’s, and more. The twins will play for the Miami Hurricanes one final year this upcoming season.