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4 Large-Cap Technology Stocks to Buy This Earnings Season

Lockdown impositions across the world, in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, have been taking a toll on the economy. The pandemic has caused disruptions in major sectors and economic zones, resulting in a full-blown global crisis due to the slowdown in productions and operations, and sluggish spending patterns.

As a result, second-quarter corporate earnings are expected to have suffered significantly. According to the latest Zacks Earnings Preview article, total earnings for the S&P 500 members will likely be down 44.1% year over year on 10.9% lower revenues in the to-be-reported quarter.

Though the coronavirus outbreak has had

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Luminex Boosts Product Portfolio With New xMAP Technology

Luminex Corporation LMNX recently delivered the first of its new xMAP INTELLIFLEX Systems to several of its Life Science Research Partners. This marks a significant milestone in the company’s strategy with respect to the expansion of its xMAP Technology with new functionality to facilitate new applications.

In sync with phased rollout of the new INTELLIFLEX solution, Luminex will ship additional units to major research institutions and other partners during third-quarter 2020. By the end 2020, the company intends to fully commercialize this next generation of xMAP Technology.

This announcement is likely to strengthen Luminex’s robust product portfolio further.

xMAP INTELLIFLEX

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Is Ciena (CIEN) Stock Outpacing Its Computer and Technology Peers This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Ciena (CIEN), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of CIEN and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

Ciena is one of 607 individual stocks in the Computer and Technology sector. Collectively, these companies sit at #9 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different groups, measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the

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Technology which ‘sucks’ excess CO2 from the air could hurt UK’s green ambitions

Dominic Cummings
Dominic Cummings

Plans to pump £100m of taxpayer cash into technology designed to “suck” carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere risks starving more immediate and commercially viable energy projects of cash, environmental groups have warned.

A project which has the backing of Dominic Cummings, one of the Prime Minister’s special advisers, is said to have received £100m from the Treasury to develop new carbon capture technology.

It would work by using metal “air scrubbers”, which would chemically strip carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The excess carbon could then be stored safely underground. 

However, environmental groups have warned against awarding the

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DL1961, Warp + Weft Partner With HeiQ, an Antimicrobial Technology

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Sarah Ahmed, chief executive officer of Warp + Weft and its sister brand DL1961, two brands built on sustainability, is partnering with HeiQ, an antimicrobial Swiss textile technology added to fabrics to protect against viruses.

A liquid is added to the softener to provide a self-sanitizing and germ-resistant surface.

Starting Oct. 1, all new DL1961 and Warp + Weft garments will have this technology added to their collections. This liquid is added to the softener during the laundering process of the denim production, providing a self-sanitizing and germ-resistant surface.

According to the company,

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