Tag: benefit

‘Parenting For A Digital Future’ Uncovers What Parents Really Need To Help Children Benefit From Technology

In the reading and research I do about video games, technology and families there are a handful of books that have stood out. Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross’ Parenting for a Digital Future is one of those. It’s a detailed and evidence-based look at how hopes and fears about technology shape children’s lives. And it’s fantastic.

The book draws on research and home visits to combine qualitative and quantitative data. It forms a clear picture of what it’s like to be a parent of children in this technological age. There are some

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4 LIDAR Stocks to Benefit From Self-Driving Car Revolution

Gone are the days when driverless vehicles were confined to the realms of science fiction. Thanks to persistent innovation and technology breakthroughs, robots are finally taking over the wheels. Over the past few years, autonomous vehicles (AVs) have been hogging the limelight, with auto and tech giants betting big on futuristic robotic vehicles. (Read more: Driverless Race Accelerates: Who is Leading the Game?)

LIDAR Lighting Up AV Prospects

With driverless technology being one of the hottest investment ideas in the auto market, the best way to tap the AV revolution would be to invest in the core technology that has

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Walmart expands debt-free education benefit to include skilled trades

Walmart (WMT) is expanding its educational benefits program to prepare its workforce for “future-proof and future-focused roles” through skilled trade training.

In the summer of 2018, the big-box retailer began offering its 1.5 million U.S. associates debt-free college, as part of its $1-a-day college tuition perk, called “Live Better U.” The nascent program — which used to kick in after 90 days, but is now available on day one — has already been a huge hit with Walmart’s workers.

“While the economy and our company will continue to be technology-driven, we also recognized that the U.S. suffers from a skilled

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