Month: October 2020

“Technology’s been coming for black people since the beginning” says Charlene Prempeh

Exposing and tackling racism in technology is the goal of UK initiative A Vibe Called Tech. Dezeen spoke to founder Charlene Prempeh about the responsibility companies have in protecting the black community on and offline.

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Launched in 2018, A Vibe Called Tech explores the impact that technology has on black people in the UK. Prempeh’s work spans across the various forms that technology takes, from social media platforms to artificial intelligence¬†(AI) and biometric devices.

Black people aren’t being considered when technologies are developed

The initiative aims to outline the myriad ways that technology reinforces racial

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Q&A on How Financial Firms Should Adapt Technology Post-Pandemic | Financial Advisors

With no end yet in sight with the global pandemic, sectors across the economy are bracing for the long-haul, including financial advisors. One of the chief day-to-day challenges for financial advisors is the lack of adequate technological support.

A recent survey by Broadridge Financial Solutions found that financial advisors faced a series of challenges in adapting to the pandemic-induced virtual environment. Chief among them was not having adequate technology. As the world begins to accept the pandemic may be a harbinger of a new norm, advisors are looking to their firms for technological support in preparing to navigate the coming

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Were Hedge Funds Right About Crowding Into Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)?

Out of thousands of stocks that are currently traded on the market, it is difficult to identify those that will really generate strong returns. Hedge funds and institutional investors spend millions of dollars on analysts with MBAs and PhDs, who are industry experts and well connected to other industry and media insiders on top of that. Individual investors can piggyback the hedge funds employing these talents and can benefit from their vast resources and knowledge in that way. We analyze quarterly 13F filings of nearly 823 hedge funds and, by looking at the smart money sentiment that surrounds a stock,

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Micron Technology Steps Up Its 5G Game

The arrival of 5G (fifth-generation) wireless networks is going to be a huge catalyst for Micron Technology‘s (NASDAQ:MU) mobile business, as the memory capacities of smartphones running on the next-generation network are expected to increase substantially.

The memory specialist sees a sharp increase in mobile dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and NAND flash storage across different smartphone tiers thanks to the huge data volumes generated by 5G networks and evolving technology. Entry-level smartphones are already rocking 48-megapixel cameras nowadays — which demand more storage — while DRAM usage has shot up thanks to resource-intensive applications like games.

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Why Pivot Technology Solutions’ (TSE:PTG) CEO Pay Matters

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What is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?

Digital financial services giant Ant Group is on the cusp of pulling off the world’s biggest initial public offering and could be worth over US$500 billion in the near future, riding on the digitisation of financial services in the world’s second-largest economy.Hangzhou-headquartered Ant’s coming out parade illustrates China’s lead in digital finance. Its super-slick mobile payment app, Alipay, has over 1 billion users, making it the world’s most popular app outside social-media networks.Ant’s payments network is just the gateway, funnelling small businesses and consumers

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