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This list will track the publicly traded companies that are making bets, big and small, on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether. Yahoo Finance will update this list as new companies enter the crypto space.
Virtual reality can be a rush to the senses, but not if you have vision problems. Microsoft researchers are trying to solve that problem via a tool kit for Unity VR developers to help players with low vision. Since vision problems vary by individual, the research team at Microsoft decided on a tool kit approach so players can customize their experience.
Qualcomm Surges on Apple Settlement and Intel's 5G Chip Exit(Continued from Prior Part)Intel’s exit from the 5G phone business On April 16, Intel (INTC) announced that it is planning to exit the 5G smartphone modem market, as it wants to put its
Feminists, fighters for LGBT+ rights and foes of climate change took the public spotlight on Thursday, named to annual lists honoring leadership and influence compiled by U.S. publications Time and Fortune. Named to both lists were Sweden's Greta Thunberg, a climate change student activist who inspired global protests, and U.S. venture capitalist Aileen Lee who helped launch the All Raise nonprofit to champion women in the tech industry. Leaders for women's rights filled the lists, including Loujain al-Hathloul, named by Time for challenging male domination in Saudi Arabia, particularly its driving ban for women, now lifted.
Next week will go a long way in determining whether investors should be concerned about the dawning of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth can be avoided in what is the heaviest week for profit reporting by U.S. companies. A wide swath of S&P 500 sectors are scheduled to report next week, with 155 companies representing over $9 trillion in market capitalization in the queue, more than 35 percent of the total for the index.
Berkshire-Backed StoneCo Tumbles after ITUB Ups AnteStoneCoStoneCo (STNE) was trading down 27.6% as of 1:30 PM ET. The negative price action was driven by an announcement by Itaú Unibanco Holding (ITUB). Reuters reported, “Rede, Itaú’s card
Express Logic says it has 6.2 billion deployments of its ThreadX operating system, reflecting the widespread nature of connected devices.
Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signaling investor appetite for new tech listings. "All of the gyrations that you read about in the press and the drama that you read about in other cases, we can certainly fall victim to a lot of those things if we are distracted by the news cycle or things that are short-term by nature," Pinterest Chief Financial Officer Todd Morgenfeld said. Zoom Video Communications Inc shares also surged in the U.S. video conferencing company's first day of trading on Thursday, closing 72 percent above their IPO price of $36.
E*TRADE's (ETFC) first-quarter 2019 results reflect top-line strength, a benefit to provision for loan losses and lower expenses.
Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they're steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves. Venture capital investments in crypto and blockchain startups that included funds from corporates have raced to $850 million so far this year, data compiled by PitchBook for Reuters shows.
FT subscribers can click here to receive #techFT every day by email. Online pinboard provider Pinterest went up on the boards of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday and opened 25 per cent above its ...
Foreign labourers with sufficient Japanese language skills will for the first time be enlisted to decommission the reactors at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant under new visa rules, the station's operator said Thursday. The step comes after Japan this month launched new visa statuses to attract more foreign workers and ease the impact of the nation's shrinking workforce and population. Operator TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power) has previously used highly skilled foreign engineers in Fukushima, but generally refrained from accepting foreign labourers in work crews there -- in part because the jobs requires strong command of the Japanese language to understand technical instructions.
Pinterest’s shares started trading on Thursday with some impressive credentials to buoy them up. The US social network claims half of users shop on its site and that eight out of 10 American mothers have an account on its virtual pinboard. Pinterest looks cute but it has still gone for a very immodest value of 15 times trailing revenue.
Investing.com - Prices of the major cryptocurrencies edged up on Thursday in Asia. Reports that CoinMarketCap will launch two cryptoucurrency benchmark indices received some attention.
Could Apple and Qualcomm’s Settlement Mean Upside for Point72?Steve Cohen’s Point72 Management Steve Cohen is a very high-profile investor whose SAC capital returned 30% annually for more than 20 years. In 2012, the firm was found guilty of
Why Bank of America’s Q1 Results Didn't Lift Its Stock(Continued from Prior Part)Asset quality Bank of America’s (BAC) credit quality across its consumer and commercial portfolios remained stable at the end of the first quarter. The net
Microsoft has jousted with Apple for the mantle of most-valuable public tech company the past few months, but if the software giant’s earnings next week are as good as two new research notes expect, it could have an advantage.