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Google fires more workers after CEO says workplace isn’t for politics

washingtonpost.com SAN FRANCISCO — Google fired about 20 more workers it said participated in protests denouncing the company’s cloud computing deal with the Israeli government, bringing the…

Japan to draw up routes for roads dedicated to robot trucks

theregister.com Usually when a government announces it's drawing up a digitalization roadmap, it's being metaphorical. In Japan's case, it's quite literal: roadways dedicated to autonomous…

JPMorgan’s Kolanovic Says ‘Correction’ in US Stocks Isn’t Over

finance.yahoo.com The slide in US equities over the past three weeks was the start of a selloff that is likely to deepen along with mounting macroeconomic risks, including rising Treasury…

Analyst revises Google parent Alphabet's stock price target before earnings

thestreet.com This probably wasn't what The Doors meant when they sang, "c'mon on, baby, light my fire." The legendary rock band's 1967 signature song was about turning people on instead…

Profits are up, businesses say. This time it's not about "greedflation."

marketplace.org We’re going to be hearing from a lot of companies this week about how they did in the most recent quarter. Verizon reported earnings Monday and Google’s parent company,…

The recent stock market selloff was just the start of a deeper correction as these 'red flags' loom, JPMorgan's top equity strategist warns

fortune.com The slide in US equities over the past three weeks was the start of a selloff that is likely to deepen along with mounting macroeconomic risks, including rising Treasury…

Analyst issues stark warning on Big Tech stocks ahead of earnings

thestreet.com Big Tech stocks have been the dominant market theme this year and, indeed, for most of the last two years, driving major indices higher, powering the lion's share of a…

TikTok ban expected to become law, but it's not so simple. What's next?

npr.org TikTok ban expected to become law, but it's not so simple. What's next? Legislation forcing TikTok to be sold, or face a nationwide ban, is moving rapidly through Congress…

Protest group says Google has fired more staff over sit-ins opposing work for Israel

theregister.com After firing 28 people for protesting its cloud deal with Israel by occupying its offices, Google reportedly spent the weekend letting go of more staff to bring the number…

3 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Stocks That Are Screaming Buys in April

finance.yahoo.com Artificial intelligence (AI) has captivated the tech world over the last year, skyrocketing countless stocks. However, AI is by no means a new concept. So you might be…

Futures: Big Earnings Reports This Week

investors.com Dow Jones futures, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures, were little changed ahead of Tuesday's stock market open. Nvidia (NVDA) rebounded, while big earnings…

OpenAI’s Sam Altman is funding a green-energy moonshot as AI’s power demands grow to ‘insatiable’ levels

aol.com AI investors worry that the energy grid won’t be able to feed AI’s “insatiable demand” for power—so they’re taking matters into their own hands. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and…

SPARC AI Advances Geospatial Chip Integration

tipranks.com EYEFI Group Technologies Inc (TSE:SPAI) has released an update. SPARC AI INC. has announced the reception of Coral microchips from Google and is cu...

Tokyo wags finger at Google for blocking Yahoo Japan! from using ad tech

theregister.com Japan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has concluded that Google unfairly blocked its local Yahoo! rival from accessing advertising technology, but will not fine the Chocolate…

Tech's earnings bonanza this week shines spotlight on growing troubles at Tesla, Google

cnbc.com As tech's behemoths get set to report earnings this week, they do so facing a mountain of drama. At Google , there have been protests and restructurings, while Tesla just…

Zuckerberg wants more companies to build Meta-powered headsets

aol.com CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking a page out of Google’s Android playbook by announcing on Monday that his company will make its Meta Horizon operating system for AR/VR headsets…

A major headwind for TikTok could be the ultimate tailwind for Meta's Facebook and Instagram

cnbc.com Congress is inching closer toward a TikTok ban in the U.S. – offering another reason to stay invested in Club holding Meta Platforms after a year-and-half of strong stock…

Stock market today: Broad rally kicks off busy earnings week

newsweek.com Stocks closed higher on Monday, rebounding from a brutal week and setting the stage for a busy period for corporate earnings that investors hope will help put 2024's rally…

Analysts are less bullish on Magnificent 7, Big Tech as rally loses steam

investing.com From January 2023 to April 2024, the stocks of the “Big 6 TECH+” companies – Apple (NASDAQ: ), Amazon (NASDAQ: ), Google (NASDAQ: ), Meta (NASDAQ: ), Microsoft (NASDAQ: ),…

Stock Market Today: S&P 500 rallies on tech strength ahead of big tech earnings By

investing.com Investing.com-- The S&P 500 rallied on tech strength Monday, rebounding from its biggest weekly loss since March last year as investors looked ahead to quarterly earnings…

Huawei wants to take homegrown HarmonyOS phone platform worldwide

theregister.com Huawei plans to expand its native HarmonyOS smartphone platform worldwide, despite coming under US-led sanctions that have deprived it of access to key technologies. The…

AR and VR Have Potential to Reshape Wearable Tech Landscape

pymnts.com Frequently integrated into wearable devices such as smart glasses and headsets, extended reality (XR) technology — encompassing augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR)…

OpenAI’s Sam Altman is funding a green-energy moonshot as AI’s power demands grow to “insatiable” levels

fortune.com AI investors worry that the energy grid won’t be able to feed AI’s “insatiable demand” for power—so they’re taking matters into their own hands. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and…

Google CEO's new memo on employee activism echoes progressive villain Coinbase

fortune.com In 2020, as the country’s political temperature ran hot, CEO Brian Armstrong declared Coinbase to be a “mission-focused company” where employees had to swear off politics at…

Here's who could buy TikTok if parent company ByteDance has to sell its stake

aol.com None The House has passed legislation that could ban TikTok in the US unless ByteDance sells it to a US-based entity. • None It now heads to the Senate for a vote. If it…

WrapStyle: Fashion Trust US Hosts Awards With Zooey Deschanel

thewrap.com The Fashion Trust U.S. hosts its second annual awards ceremony, Isabel Marant and Partlow party at the Chateau Marmont, Reebok partners with Anine Bing and LDV opens an…

How to Remove Negative Reviews Online and Protect Your Online Reputation

entrepreneur.com In the digital age, maintaining a positive online reputation is crucial for businesses, as customer reviews on the internet heavily influence brand perception and purchasing…

'Second Chance Month' is a failed promise for former inmates. Here's how we can fix that

fortune.com Since 2017, April is observed as Second Chance Month in the United States. This year is no different. President Biden released his proclamation on March 29 and announced,…

Mark Zuckerberg says Meta will offer its virtual reality OS to hardware companies, creating iPhone versus Android dynamic

cnbc.com Meta will partner with external hardware companies, including Lenovo, Microsoft and Asus, to build virtual reality headsets using the company's Meta Horizon operating…

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman invests in solar power firm Exowatt to fuel AI datacenters

theregister.com Solar energy company Exowatt has launched with the financial support of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, alongside two other investors. It's not clear how much Altman is ploughing…

The best foldable phones in 2024

businessinsider.com When you buy through our links, Business Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more The OnePlus Open offers the best experience of any foldable phone we've tested.…

Is the US really close to banning TikTok? Yes? And, also: No

aol.com None A bill aimed at banning TikTok in the US could be signed into law as early as this week. • None But that doesn't mean TikTok will be banned in the US anytime soon. •…

Tata’s consultancy arm cuts bonuses for employees who aren’t in the office 5 days a week

aol.com Tata Consultancy Services, the main arm of Indian industrial giant Tata, is reportedly clamping down on office-shy workers by cutting their bonuses and hovering the threat…

Celo Developer cLabs Proposes Ethereum Layer 2 Chain Development Using OP Stack

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker Celo Developer cLabs Proposes Ethereum Layer 2 Chain Development Using OP Stack cLabs, the developer behind the Celo blockchain has proposed building an Ethereum…

Meta opens up its VR OS called Horizon OS to third parties and says Asus and Lenovo are both planning Meta Horizon OS-compatible headsets

cnet.com In the suddenly more heated VR/AR wars between Meta, Apple, Sony, and eventually Google and Samsung, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg just made a fascinating chess move. Meta just…

Sundar Pichai tells Google staff he doesn’t want any more political debates in the office

fortune.com In a world where sociopolitical issues are increasingly divisive, saying the perceived wrong thing on gender identity or the Israel-Palestine conflict could make you a…

Dow Jones Up As Salesforce Deal Collapses; Elon Musk Says This Amid More Tesla Price Cuts

investors.com The Dow Jones Industrial Average saw early gains fade while Verizon Communications (VZ) tumbled. Elon Musk spoke out as more Tesla (TSLA) price cuts emerged. Nvidia (NVDA)…

Analysts tune into Spotify's stock price target ahead of earnings

thestreet.com Can you handle one more Taylor Swift story? We know, we know, you've probably had it up to here with one Tay Tay tale after another, but honestly—cross our hearts and hope…

Europol becomes latest law enforcement group to plead with big tech to ditch E2EE

theregister.com Yet another international cop shop has come out swinging against end-to-end encryption - this time it's Europol which is urging an end to implementation of the tech for fear…

Google CEO’s new memo on employee activism echoes progressive villain Coinbase

aol.com In 2020, as the country's political temperature ran hot, CEO Brian Armstrong declared Coinbase to be a “mission-focused company” where employees had to swear off politics at…

The NBA Finals could soon be behind a streaming paywall

thestreet.com It's only been a few months since the NFL took a ton of flack for airing a playoff game exclusively on streaming. Fans were angry — and Charles Barkley even referred to the…

Google Patents Explore Convergence of AI and Healthcare

thedailyupside.com Google may want to bring its AI expertise to the doctor’s office. The company filed multiple patent applications related to machine learning-based note-taking and research…

Microsoft May Use Emotion Detection for “Richer” Work Meetings

thedailyupside.com Microsoft wants to express how work meetings make you feel. The tech firm filed a patent application for “intentional virtual user expressiveness.” This essentially aims to…

Big San Jose apartment project lands key piece of real estate funding

siliconvalley.com SAN JOSE — A big San Jose apartment project that could sprout in downtown San Jose has landed interim funding while the site’s developer scouts for financing to construct…

Dow Jones Up After Ukraine-Israel Aid; Elon Musk Says This Amid More Tesla Price Cuts

investors.com The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied after the House passed bills to deliver aid to Ukraine and Israel. Elon Musk spoke out as more Tesla (TSLA) price cuts emerged.…

Tata Consultancy Services cuts bonuses for employees who aren't in the office 5 days a week

fortune.com Tata Consultancy Services, the main arm of Indian industrial giant Tata, is reportedly clamping down on office-shy workers by cutting their bonuses and hovering the threat…

Big Tech Has an Energy Problem

thedailyupside.com As climate change looms ever larger, the climate goals of many tech firms seem to get loftier. Almost every tech titan seemingly has a goal to drastically cut carbon…

AI Bubble? Why This Veteran Nvidia Stock Analyst Isn't Worried

investors.com Technology shares took a dive last week, as a broad market sell-off pummeled high-flying AI stocks led by Nvidia (NVDA), Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOGL). The slump is…

Mega-cap tech earnings kick off this week. Here's what Wall Street is looking out for

aol.com None Wall Street is gearing up for the highlight of earnings season this week. • None Mega-cap names that make up the Magnificent Seven will begin reporting, starting with…

"World on the Brink" -- Interviewing Dmitri Alperovitch

reason.com Okay, yes, I promised to take a hiatus after episode 500. Yet here it is a week later, and I'm releasing episode 501. This is my excuse. I read and liked Dmitri…

Ready or not, the youngest boomers are retiring

aol.com None This post originally appeared in the Insider Today newsletter. • None You can sign up for Business Insider's daily newsletter here. Happy Earth Day! The holiday is a…

Forget Bitcoin, Buy This AI Stock Instead

247wallst.com In recent years, Bitcoin’s (BTC) allure has become undeniable. You can hardly talk about investing without mentioning It. It’s captured both headlines and imaginations,…

Crypto Ownership by country in 2024

investingintheweb.com Over the last decade, cryptocurrencies have grown exponentially from a niche experiment to a global phenomenon that has captured the attention of mainstream investors. While…

Report urges fixes to online child exploitation CyberTipline before AI makes it worse

apnews.com A tipline set up 26 years ago to combat online child exploitation has not lived up to its potential and needs technological and other improvements to help law enforcement go…

Stocks Rebound After Last Week's Losses

investors.com The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the other major stock indexes rebounded Monday morning, as Wall Street — and Nvidia (NVDA) stock in particular — looked to bounce back…

Sundar Pichai tells Google staff he doesn’t want any more political debates in the office after firing 28 employees over Israeli contract protest

aol.com In a world where sociopolitical issues are increasingly divisive, saying the perceived wrong thing on gender identity or the Israel-Palestine conflict could make you a…

Jim Cramer's top 10 things to watch in the stock market Monday

cnbc.com My top 10 things to watch Monday, April 22 The S & P 500 and the Nasdaq are up early Monday, in another attempt to end their sharp six-session slides. Expect a bounce in the…