U.S. Technology Stock Earnings Preview: FB, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT And GOOG

US technology stock earnings preview: FB, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT and GOOG

As my colleague Fiona Cincotta noted at the end of last year, the “Big 5” US technology stocks (Facebook (NASDAQ:), Apple (NASDAQ:), Amazon (NASDAQ:), Microsoft (NASDAQ:), and Google (NASDAQ:) now represent a full quarter of the ’s market capitalization. These firms were among the biggest winners of global lockdown measures and the accelerated adoption of digital commerce over the last year, but now the question is, “With the US and other developed nations on track for a ‘return to normal’ in the coming months, will the US tech behemoths

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Can the Denver-Boulder area be an epicenter for the next great tech boom?

For fans of cult television from yesteryear, the word “quantum” might evoke images of actor Scott Bakula bouncing around points in time with a holographic sidekick in the bygone NBC show “Quantum Leap.”

But quantum technology is not science fiction.

It’s real. And the next generation of that technology is slowly emerging from research labs into the commercial sphere right now. It’s early yet, but the technology has the potential to transform everything from chemical development to self-driving car technology to computing as we know it, backers and researchers say.

Amid all that buzz, Colorado, specifically, the Denver-Boulder area, is

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Fatal technology disasters that went down in history

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This accident involved an ammunition explosion on a cargo vessel at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in California in 1944.

Microsoft and partners may be compensated

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KBR Inks License Deal With JS Energy for PDH Technology

KBR, Inc. KBR announced that it has entered into an agreement with JS Energy Limited. Per the agreement, KBR’s K-PRO™ Propane Dehydrogenation (“PDH”) technology will help JS Energy to convert propane into propylene for a PDH project in Pakistan, which is anticipated to be commissioned in 2024. However, financial terms of the agreement have been kept under wraps.

In 2019, KBR introduced K-PRO that offers propylene selectivity and conversion. K-PRO is a revolutionary step for the PDH industry that furnishes innovative designs at a very low cost of capital. Also, K-PRO’s proprietary catalyst doesn’t require high-cost metals and pollutants, consequently

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The Technology 202: Pinterest supports a bill that would make it easier to condemn workplace abuse, after ex-employees alleged racism

The bill seeks to protect workers from nondisclosure agreements in situations where they face discrimination or racism. Silbermann said regardless of whether the bill passes, the company will adopt the policies behind the proposed law, according to a copy of the email viewed by The Technology 202. 

“We want every employee to feel safe, championed and empowered to raise any concerns about their work experience,” he said in a statement to The Technology 202. 

However, the company will not release former employees from existing NDAs in instances where there were claims of harassment or discrimination. Charlotte

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