Category: LATEST TECH

Billion-Dollar Fines Don’t Hurt Tech Giants, Ex-EU Enforcer Says

(Bloomberg) — Silicon Valley is more worried about being forced to change how it does business than mega antitrust fines, according to the European Union official who pushed through landmark decisions against Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp. and Google.



a close up of a cage: Light trails from network switches illuminate fiber optic cables, center, and copper Ethernet cables inside a communications room at an office in London, U.K., on Monday, May 21, 2018. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport will work with the Home Office to publish a white paper later this year setting out legislation, according to a statement, which will also seek to force tech giants to reveal how they target abusive and illegal online material posted by users.


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Light trails from network switches illuminate fiber optic cables, center, and copper Ethernet cables inside a communications room at an office in London, U.K., on Monday, May 21, 2018. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport will work with the Home Office to publish a white paper later this year setting out legislation, according to a statement, which will also seek to force tech giants to reveal how they target abusive and illegal online material posted by users.

While a 1.06 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) fine for Intel in 2009 sent a “big message” to tech giants, levying such costs isn’t the most important thing regulators can do, said Cecilio Madero

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2 Tech Stocks to Buy Before the Next Surge

These days TSX tech stocks provide investors with some of their biggest growth. So it’s crucial you have at least some exposure to these stocks, as missing out could lead you to underperform the market severely.



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With so many tech stocks doing such similar and complicated things, for the average investor to understand, it can be difficult to decide which stocks you want to invest in.

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That’s why, first and foremost, you must understand the business. If you can’t explain how a company makes its money, then there is no way you can adequately tell if the stock has value today or whether it’s a good investment.

And although it’s crucial to have exposure to tech stocks, many of these companies are higher risk. So unless you have a tonne of conviction for a certain tech stock, I would generally

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Apple unveils four iPhone 12 with 5G variants



The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.


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The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

AT its special event this morning, Apple unveiled, as rumoured, four 5G-enabled iPhone 12 models.

As usual, chief executive officer, Tim Cook, started the event (which is Apple’s third major event this year streamed via the Internet) by welcoming viewers to the showcase from inside the Steve Jobs Theatre.

What’s different is that this time is that Apple started the show with a beautiful night view of its giant spaceship campus up till sunrise.

All 5G-enabled devices

The Cupertino-based company decided to make all four iPhone 12 models – iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max – 5G-enabled, promising users with high speed capability, especially in downloading and uploading of content.

The 5G feature also improves speeds for faster downloads and uploads, higher quality video streaming, more responsive gaming,

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Monday’s Big Tech Rally Looks Suspicious

Any market pundit will happily, sagely tell you that not every day in the market needs an explanation. Monday’s move does. Four percent rallies (intraday) are not easy to come by, even by this bull market’s standards, and with recent bullish relationships not holding in yesterday’s action, it behooves us to dive deeper into the session.

Notably absent in Monday’s big move was a concurrent drop in the dollar. The S&P and the dollar have been steadily inversely correlated since March, and dollar declines have been associated with policy efforts to loosen financial conditions. In fact, the dollar is well-bid as I update this article on Tuesday.

Investors have been hyper-focused on the possibility of fiscal stimulus since the September bottom, evidenced in large part by a quick drop in the dollar last week. To see none of that weakness as the market surged Monday was odd.

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3 ASX tech shares that pay dividends

When it comes to ASX dividend shares, the mind usually doesn’t jump to the tech space. Tech shares have long been associated with high-growth, high-octane investors. If you ask a typical ASX investor to name ten top dividend shares, I would wager that there wouldn’t be one tech share on the list.



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Tech shares and dividends have long had an interesting relationship in the investing world. Over in the United States, dividend-paying companies even have a certain stigma attached to them. Probably due to a lack of a ‘franking’ system, US companies are considered ‘mature’ or ‘tired’ if they start paying a dividend. Even today, US tech titans like Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN), Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG)(NASDAQ: GOOGL), Netflix Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX)

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Man pleads not guilty to 1st-degree murder in gruesome killing of tech CEO Fahim Saleh

The former executive assistant of Fahim Saleh pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of first-degree murder for allegedly decapitating and dismembering the tech entrepreneur in his luxury New York condo in July.



a man wearing glasses: Tyrese Haspil, 21, is escorted out of the 7th Precinct by New York police detectives in July.


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Tyrese Haspil, 21, is escorted out of the 7th Precinct by New York police detectives in July.

Tyrese Haspil, 21, entered his not guilty plea via Skype before a state court judge in Manhattan after a grand jury indicted him on upgraded charges of first- and second-degree murder, second-degree grand larceny, second-degree burglary, concealment of a human corpse and tampering with physical evidence, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

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Saleh, 33, who had most recently founded the Manhattan venture capital firm Adventure Capital, was killed in his Manhattan apartment July 13. Haspil handled Saleh’s finances and personal matters, a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation said at the time.

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5 Best Tech Deals From B&H’s Amazon Prime Day Alternative

Amazon Prime Day is in full effect, and the company is offering plenty of nice deals on a slew of products. But it’s not the only online retailer offering a sales event. B&H is also offering a long list of sales on Tuesday to deliver its own take on Amazon’s Prime Day.

The site, which will be offering the deals for a limited time, is currently delivering sales on tech products across several categories, including wearables, televisions, cameras, and audio equipment. And in some cases, it’s taking more than $1,000 off the price.

But with a seemingly endless supply of deals available to you, it may be difficult to find the very best B&H sales. So, we’ve compiled the following list of five outstanding offers on a variety of gadgets. And along the way, we’ve found a way to save you thousands of dollars.

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Fitness tech company JAXJOX raises $10M as it gets ready to ship AI-enabled workout system



The JAXJOX InteractiveStudio exercise system. (JAXJOX Photo)


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The JAXJOX InteractiveStudio exercise system. (JAXJOX Photo)

JAXJOX, the Redmond, Wash.-based fitness technology company, has raised $10 million in a new funding round to help pay for the research and development of its signature InteractiveStudio workout equipment.

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The Series A round included investors Dowgate Capital Ltd. and entrepreneur Nigel Wray, and brings total funding to $17 million for the 3-year-old company.

JAXJOX is getting set to release its InteractiveStudio smart gym, a home fitness system that includes digitally adjustable weights, AI-enabled connected tech built into the equipment, and live and on-demand classes.

With connected tech built into individual pieces of free-weight equipment, such as a smart kettlebell, users don’t have to stand a certain distance from a screen to have form and motion tracked.

“By monitoring performance metrics and using AI, we can give users a more holistic view of their health and provide

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First Look: Virginia Tech Hokies

Boston College and Virginia Tech face off under the lights in Blacksburg on Saturday. Our next piece of coverage looks at the Hokies, and breaks down their season to date. 

Game Date: Saturday, Oct. 17
Start Time: 8:00 PM (Eastern)
Network: ACCN
Early Line: VT (-10.5)

Virginia Tech Depth Chart

Statistical Overview

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STATISTICAL LEADERS

Rushing Yards: RB Khalil Herbert- 449 yards, 5 TD, Braxton Burmeister – 140 yards 2 TD, Raheem Blackshear – 120 yards, 1 TD.

Passing Yards: Braxton Burmeister – 348 yards 1 TD, 1 INT. Hendon Hooker -136 yards 2 TD

Receiving Yards: James Mitchell (TE) 10 rec. 194 yards 3 TD, Tayvion Robinson 10 rec. 170 yards 2 TD, Tre Turner – 6 rec 114 yards.

Tackles:  Rayshard Ashby (LB) 22 tackles, Dax Hollifield (LB) 20 tackles, Tyler Matheny (DB) 19 tackles

Tackles For Loss: Amare Barno (DL) 3 TFL, Emmanuel Belmar

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Elastic Partners with VetsinTech to Accelerate Veterans’ Careers in Tech

Partnership provides training, mentorship, and professional development resources to active duty military and veterans

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) (“Elastic”), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced it has partnered with VetsinTech to enable veterans to accelerate their careers in tech. Elastic will join the VetsinTech employer coalition, where they will offer free training, mentorship, and professional development opportunities to veterans and active duty military transitioning from military to civilian life.

With nearly 18 million veterans in the U.S., underemployment is one of the greatest issues faced by veterans and by their spouses. According to a recent study by LinkedIn, veterans are 37% more likely to be underemployed than nonveterans.

VetsinTech is a leading national non-profit dedicated to supporting veterans through tech-based education, employment, and entrepreneurship programs. The organization connects global technology companies with its more than 30,000 members through training and career development programs.

The partnership with VetsinTech

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