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Why Micron Technology Stock Went Up Almost 17% in February

What happened

Shares of Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) went up 16.9% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The stock even approached all-time highs achieved way back during the dot-com bubble of 2000. Here’s why: The semiconductor industry is showing signs of strength, and some Wall Street analysts believe this could keep fueling gains for Micron stock.

So what

Micron makes two kinds of memory products, but dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is its most important, accounting for 72% of total revenue for fiscal 2020. While DRAM products are generally in high demand, occasional oversupply in the

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As technology use grows, so do feelings of ‘digital distrust’

Specifically the concern with technology relates to the concept of ‘digital distrust’. This concept can be interpreted in different ways, and it often includes elements like hesitancy due to a lack of skills as well as a distrust of what types of data are being collected and what happens to this information. While businesses tend to have cybersecurity and the regulations pertaining to privacy in mind, two of the biggest barriers with consumers are fear of technology and privacy concerns.

The survey comes from Hyland relating to the U.S. population. This finds that people in the U.S. are seemingly growing

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How can technology close the rural and urban education gap

  • Kellogg School professor Nicola Bianchi says technology can help close the education gap between rural and urban students.
  • A computer-assisted learning program tested in rural China showed students moving away from agriculture jobs to cognitive-skilled jobs.
  • Technology-based education that’s supervised in person is most likely to yield positive results.
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Where a child is born has enormous influence over their educational future.

Even within nations, there tends to be a yawning gap between urban and rural education outcomes. For instance, according to one 2015 standardized assessment, 15-year-olds studying in urban schools in

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WHAT DOES A INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST (SA/AS) DO? An Information Technology Specialist (System Analysis/Applications Software) uses a wide variety of information, knowledge, and tools to

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Apps, drone deliveries and AI: How technology stepped up its game to fight COVID-19

For the past few months, an independent board of technology experts has been closely tracking the new ways that AI and data have been used to counter and mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK; and now, they are lifting the veil on the good, the bad and the ugly of the past year in digital tech. 

The Center for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) has released a new report diving deep into the 118 individual use-cases for AI and data-driven technologies that have been added to the organization’s COVID-19 repository since last November. 

Spanning vastly different

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