Technology

Stock Market Today: Tech Stocks Slide, Moderna Falls, Delta Climbs

The major stock indexes were mostly down even after inflation data was lower than expected — and bond yields were down. The stock market is expecting higher yields. Investors were also parsing the the latest data on jobless claims, as well as Congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard. The Dow Jones Industrial Average …

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China’s Startups Are Awash With Money as Beijing Shifts Focus to ‘Hard Tech’

Unlike in previous years, when most Chinese tech funding went to internet startups in e-commerce, the bulk of the money in the past year headed into areas that hew more closely to Communist Party priorities, such as semiconductors, biotechnology and information technology. Venture-capital investors put $129 billion into more than 5,300 startups in China in …

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Economists Pin More Blame on Tech for Rising Inequality

But afterward, many workers started falling behind. There was a steady advance of crucial automating technologies — robots and computerized machines on factory floors, and specialized software in offices. To stay ahead, workers required new skills. Yet the technological shift evolved as growth in postsecondary education slowed and companies began spending less on training their …

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10 Things in Tech You Need to Know Today, Wednesday, Jan. 12

Welcome back, readers. A judge has ruled the FTC can move forward with an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, and we compared Ford’s F-150 Lightning and Chevy’s Silverado EV to figure out which one reigns supreme.  Let’s get started.  If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider’s app – click here for iOS …

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Tech leads equities’ rebound as Powell sticks to script

A screen shows Nikkei index after a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2021 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan December 30, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nasdaq up 1.4%; tech leads Hang Seng up 1.8% Bond sell-off pauses, oil hits 2-month high, dollar …

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Hoosier tech sector shatters investment record – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — The tech sector in Indiana continued a record-breaking trend at the end of 2021. TechPoint, the state’s nonprofit tech accelerator, says the state saw more than $958 million in venture capital investment last year, which is nearly triple the previous record set in 2019. The 2019 record, which totaled $358 …

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Healthcare tech platform Doctolib acquires encryption startup Tanker – TechCrunch

French startup Doctolib is expected to close the acquisition of Tanker today based on regulatory filings. Doctolib is a French unicorn that develops a software-as-a-service product to help doctors and medical workers with admin tasks. In particular, Doctolib acts as a booking platform that connects doctors with patients. 300,000 health professionals pay for the service …

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