Day: September 7, 2020

Goldman’s Oppenheimer Says Tech Can Continue Driving Bull Market

(Bloomberg) — Technology stocks remain investors’ best bet and can continue driving returns in the current bull market, according to Peter Oppenheimer, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s chief global equity strategist, even as the near-term risk of a market correction persists.

The Wall Street guru is advising clients to keep their faith in tech stocks after numerous market players got burned last week during a plunge in the Nasdaq 100 Index, driven by some of the frothier tech companies like and Apple Inc. Goldman is maintaining its overweight recommendation in tech stocks in every region thanks to the sector’s strong cash generation, earnings and stable balance sheets, said Oppenheimer.

In backing some of the biggest stock market winners of the past six months, Oppenheimer is wagering on an acceleration in the “digital revolution” fueled by lockdowns and increased use of the internet and technology as working from home became the

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Global Under-screen Fingerprint Technology Market 2020 Future Estimations with Top Key Players, Production Development and Opportunities to 2025

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Sep 07, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
An analysis report published by entitled Global Under-screen Fingerprint Technology Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is an in-depth study and detailed information regarding the market size, market dynamics, and market forecast for 2020 to 2025 time-period. The report offers a robust assessment of the global Under-screen Fingerprint Technology market that helps to understand the current trend of the market. The report comprises of a comprehensive investigation into the geographical landscape, industry size along with the revenue estimation of the business. The research focuses on the development of new products to attain a position of strength in terms of revenue share. There could be an increase in the level of competition observed in the market. With the availability of this comprehensive report, the

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3 Things to Watch When Slack Reports Earnings on Tuesday

Slack reports its latest earnings next week, and investors are hoping for a positive surprise from the work-chat app. 

Shares of Slack  (WORK) – Get Report have underperformed since its first quarter financial release, falling about 25% since its Q1 report in June. For the second quarter, analysts are expecting a non-GAAP loss of 3 cents per share on revenue of $209.1 million. 

Here are a few key themes to watch when Slack reports its latest results on Tuesday, Sept. 8 after the bell. 

Billings Growth

As with most SaaS businesses, Slack’s billings — contracts that haven’t yet been recognized as revenue — are a key indicator of where revenue is headed. Writing in a recent note, Barclays analysts noted potential upside in Slack’s billings results in Q2. 

Wall Street expects roughly 33% growth in billings to $236 million, and $1 billion for the full year. But according

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North American Telecom Millimeter Technology Market Report 2020-2026

DUBLIN, Sept. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “North America Telecom Millimeter Wave Technology Market By Frequency Band (E-Band and V-Band & Others), By Licensing Type (Light-licensed, Unlicensed and Fully-licensed), By End User (Civil and Military), By Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020-2026” report has been added to’s offering.

The North America Telecom Millimeter Wave Technology Market is expected to witness market growth of 32.7% CAGR during the forecast period (2020-2026).

The growing R&D activities in the Millimeter Wave (MMW) technology and the increasingly rising demand for bandwidth-intensive applications are expected to fuel market growth. The need for high-bandwidth applications arises, in particular, from consumer electronic products and handheld devices such as smartphones and wearable electronics. Data-intensive technologies, such as video sharing, video conferencing, media exchange through the internet, and high-speed online gaming, are projected to fuel demand for high-bandwidth, increasing competition for the adoption of telecommunications MMW technology.

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Adaptive Optics Technology Market Elaborate Insight With Key Manufactures, Size, Share & Application To 2027

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Sep 07, 2020 (Global QYResearch via COMTEX) —
ARC say’s Global Adaptive Optics Technology Market is projected to grow at noteworthy growing CAGR over the forecast period to 2027.

The utility segment is driven primarily by increasing global financial incentives and regulatory support. Currently used, the COVID-19 pandemic mainly affects the use of Adaptive Optics Technology. Many business operations in China, the US, Germany and South Korea are delayed. In view of the supply chain limitations and lack of site access due to COVID-19 epidemic companies are experiencing short-term operating difficulties. The distribution of COVID-19 due to the pandemic impact in China, Japan and India is expected to be strongly influenced by Asia-Pacific.

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This study includes an in-depth business evaluation. This is done by detailed contextual analysis, historical

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How to get paid to take a Facebook, Instagram break for 2020 Election


Facebook’s update suggests the rules don’t take effect until late October.


Facebook will pay some users as much as $120 to not use the app or Instagram ahead of the 2020 election as part of a study.

The social media giant announced its new research partnership Aug. 31 is to “better understand the impact of Facebook and Instagram on key political attitudes and behaviors during the US 2020 elections.”

Some users have been sent a survey asking them how much they’d “need to be paid in exchange for deactivating” their accounts, according to screenshots posted by Washington Post reporter Elizabeth Dwoskin on Twitter.

Facebook spokesperson Liz Bourgeois confirmed users would be paid in a tweet replying to Dwoskin.

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“Anyone who chooses to opt-in – whether it’s completing surveys or

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Tech Stocks Finally Got Crushed. Why the Stock Market Is on Shaky Ground.

“The sooner we get a wake-up call, the better,” says the Bear Trap Report’s Larry McDonald.

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After August’s remarkable gains, we were wondering what the stock market could do for an encore. The answer: produce some remarkable losses.


S&P 500

index fell 2.3% to 3426.96 this past week, while the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

declined 520.56 points, or 1.8%, to 28,133.31. The tech-heavy

Nasdaq Composite

dropped 3.3% to 11,313.13. All in all, the Nasdaq gave back nearly half of its August gains. Not a great way to start a holiday weekend.

The week began well enough, with


(ticker: TSLA) and


(APPL) splitting their stocks, and all three indexes finishing August with fantastic gains. September started well enough, too, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 hitting all-time highs on Wednesday and the Dow just 1.5% away from its own record. But

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WISeKey Semiconductors gets renewal compliance with the international ISO 27001 certification for information security

WISeKey Semiconductors gets renewal compliance with the international ISO 27001 certification for information security

The ISO 27001 standard has rigorous requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a company’s Information Security Management System (ISMS)

WISeKey renews its ISO 27001 Certification and WebTrust accreditation, demonstrating its commitment to comply with the most exigent security standards and best practices in the industry

Geneva, Switzerland- September 7, 2020- WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today that it has renewed successfully two important security accreditations: (1) the annual independent audit which grants the reputed WebTrust accreditation, necessary to deliver reliable trust services. WISeKey started these accreditations back in 2007; and (2) compliance with the international ISO 27001 certification for information security. The ISO 27001 standard has rigorous requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a company’s Information Security Management System (ISMS).

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20 Minutes With: Hypergiant Industries’ Chief Ethics Officer Will Griffin on Diversity and Ethics in Technology

The blistering pace of the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technologies follows the old “move fast, break things” mantra of the tech business, which often favors getting something to market before considering the broader implications of the role a product could play in society. 

Considering AI’s ever-increasing role in day-to-day life—from autonomous cars to contact tracing—a role like that of Hypergiant Industries’ Chief Ethics Officer Will
becomes more crucial. 

Griffin, 49, has been at the
-based AI company just over a year (he was previously at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Urban Institute, among other roles), and in that time has helped Hypergiant hone a code of ethics that directs how it does business and the solutions it offers its public and private sector clients. Ethics have long played a backseat role in tech but are now rapidly ascending as new initiatives consider,

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ThoughtRiver nabs $10M to speed up deal-making with AI contract review

ThoughtRiver, a London-based legaltech startup that’s applying AI to speed up contract pre-screening, has announced a $10 million Series A round of funding led by Octopus Ventures. Existing seed investors Crane, Local Globe, Entrée Capital, Syndicate Room, and angel investor Duncan Painter also participated in the round.

The UK startup is one of a number applying AI to automate work that would otherwise be done by legal professions with the aim of boosting operational efficiency. Other startups playing in the space include the likes of Kira Systems, LawGeex and Luminance to name a few.

ThoughtRiver argues it has a different focus vs the majority of contract view companies because it’s focusing on pre-signature contracts — with the aim of making securing a deal faster. “Almost all others are just employed to pull data from existing contracts. ThoughtRiver is as much in demand by Sales teams as it is by Legal,”

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