Tag: Technology

Technology shares pull broader market lower in early trading

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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after strong corporate earnings and economic data lifted stocks on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Stocks were solidify lower in early trading Tuesday, dragged down by banks and big technology companies like Apple and Google. Investors continue to focus on corporate earnings and the economic recovery, as eyes start turning to this week’s jobs report.

The S&P 500 index was down 1% as of 10:10 a.m. Eastern. The

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Carpenter Technology (CRS) Reports Q3 Loss, Shares Down

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Ride the Crypto Boom with These 3 Stocks

Some 15% of the American public owns some form of cryptocurrency – and a large part of that group jumped on the bandwagon in the last two years. The digital currencies – Bitcoin is the most famous, but there are scores of others – offer users a distinct set of advantages, based on their blockchain technology. First, the crypto coins are secure – as a digital technology, blockchain is notoriously difficult to break. Second, the coins have the chief attribute of any store of value: scarcity. There is a mathematical limit

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Technology Voice: Which Wi-Fi router is best? | Opinion

The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) has a committee which promotes standards for computer networks called IEEE 802.  Of this group, there are 12 sub-groups which break computer networks into different areas.  One of these is the 802.11 group which manages the standards for the wireless network and Wi-Fi certifications.

As wireless technology changes and improves, the 802.11 group works to develop the standards which allow our Wi-Fi devices to be faster and more reliable.  This can be due to more frequencies being allowed to be used for Wi-Fi, better algorithms for transferring data, more concurrent data streams,

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Virus, technology, unrest make stressful year for teachers

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First-year teacher Cindy Hipps sits outside of Lagos Elementary School, at Manor Independent School District campus east of Austin, Texas where she has taught first grade in a virtual and in-person hybrid classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hipps said she was told she “was introduced to the ring of fire of teaching.” “I feel like a superwoman now, like I can take on anything.” (Acacia Coronado/Report for America via AP)

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The school bell rings, and about a dozen masked first-graders turn to the monitor and wave hello to their classmates — each a tiny Zoom

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Has Qorvo (QRVO) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

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Fueling Endless Rally Is Raft of Real-Time Reopening Data

(Bloomberg) — Amusement parks tickets. Business-class plane reservations. Drive-thru traffic at McDonald’s.Now more than ever, investors are leaning on real-time data to buttress their bullishness on the U.S. stock market. They’re sifting through an ever-widening array of snapshots at a time when some government figures are being distorted by year-ago comparisons to an economy hobbled by a recession.Of course, no one needs esoteric datasets to see that the U.S. — once the epicenter of the pandemic — is on the mend, notes Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group. Deaths

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