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The Dow Is Rising, and So Are Tech Stocks. Applied Materials Jumps After Earnings.

The stock is up more than 19% in premarket trading.An e-commerce company based in China is moving in premarket trading too.

Tech-Focused Alpine Investors Raises Largest Fund Yet at $1 Billion

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San Francisco-based midmarket firm, known for its approach to talent management, attracted new investors from Europe and Asia with its latest fund





















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Fervor Grows for Regulating Big Tech

Government regulation, public pressure, worker action — all these and more are needed to rein in the big tech companies, which have been allowed to operate largely unhindered for too long.They sought answers to the question: “How Big Should Big Tech Be?

Google Makes a Bid for Banking, Where Tech Firms Go to Stumble

Business|Google Makes a Bid for Banking, Where Tech Firms Go to StumbleAttempts to create tech-focused alternatives to traditional banking have struggled to be more than a niche product.Its goal is to help banks’ customers “benefit from useful insights and budgeting tools,” according to Craig Ewer, a Google spokesman.

Europe Is Toughest on Big Tech, Yet Big Tech Still Reigns

His company, Kelkoo, once a leading online shopping destination in Europe, was crushed by Google’s competing service while the case was underway.The inquiries have centered on single aspects of the companies, like Google shopping, rather than their entire business.

Gormley’s Take: Biotech and Tech VCs Have Different Views on AI-Based Drug Discovery

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Two recent commentaries by biotechnology industry insiders highlighted a divide among venture capitalists: those who see artificial intelligence powering a revolution in drug discovery, and those who don’t.

Tech Giants Pledge Billions for Housing, but Will It Matter?

Efforts by Apple, Facebook and Google to address the California housing crunch must contend with the forces that created it.But in the context of California’s housing problems — which are rooted in intransigent local politics, not a lack of money — even the billions from tech companies can seem inconsequential.

Tech’s Environmental Impact and What You Can Do About It

“The environmental and climate costs of the technology we use are stunning,” said John Schwartz, a climate reporter.And let’s face it, writing about climate change for a living isn’t exactly cheerful.

Air India plans legal, tech audit to attract buyers

The government’s attempt to sell 76% stake in the airline drew a blank last time, forcing it to do a course correction that included plans to dilute its entire stake in the ailing carrier.New Delhi: Air India is hiring legal and technical experts for a scrutiny of its contracts and the condition of its aircraft to ensure clarity to its probable bidders.

Insight Partners Opens Its Doors in Tel Aviv Amid Tech Boom

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Technology investor Insight Partners, which has backed companies such as social-media giant Twitter Inc.

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Infosys crisis | The Infosys episode so far: How the crisis at the Asian tech icon is unfolding

“It is very unfortunate but this type of thing besmirches a company’s reputation in the eyes of employees, investors and clients.The events unfolding in Infosys’s home-town of Bangalore, the nation’s tech capital, bear a resemblance to those of 2017 that brought down the tech giant’s leadership.

DXC Technology Will Create 1,200 Tech Jobs In Conway, Arkansas

Andrea Fiumicelli, VP General Manager of DXC’s Healthcare and Life Sciences unit, announces plans to hire 1,200 people over four years in Conway, AR.(Photo: Sarah Campbell-Miller/Arkansas Business)“A large part of the mission of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and this administration has been to recruit high-paying, high-tech jobs to the state, and we’re thrilled to see DXC expand in Conway,” said Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Lawmakers Blast Administration for Tech Shield in Trade Deals

Business|Lawmakers Blast Administration for Tech Shield in Trade DealsImageRepresentative Frank Pallone, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, criticized the Trump administration’s inclusion of legal protections for Facebook, YouTube and other platforms in recent trade deals.Some of the administration’s new trade deals, including the revised North American Free Trade Agreement, require congressional approval and lawmakers suggested the provision could further complicate their passage.

Govt clears demo by Huawei for 5G tech

The govt has not yet taken any final decision on participation of the company in the upcoming wider and broad-based 5G trials that give an opportunity to companies to showcase their technological prowess more effectively.00 AM ISTAFPIt is believed that the government has said that all telecom equipment vendors, including Nokia and Ericsson, should share the 5G spectrum with each other.

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Attorney General William Barr has asked Facebook to hold off on plans to add encryption throughout its messaging services, citing public safety.14Personal Technology: ReviewSamsung Galaxy Fold: The $2,000 Phone of the Future Is Here—Please Don’t Break ItSamsung Electronics’ relaunched Galaxy Fold fixes some of the issues with the first try at a foldable phone—but the Fold is still too fragile and limited for its hefty price tag, writes Joanna Stern.

Deutsche Post DHL Targets $2.2 Billion in Tech Upgrades

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Deutsche Post DHL Group plans to invest $2.2 billion on digital initiatives through 2025 as the global logistics company looks to e-commerce to drive growth across its business lines.

JetBlue to Take Customer-Service Tech to the Skies

’s partnership with startup Gladly Inc.Eash Sundaram, JetBlue’s chief digital and technology officer, said the airline could roll out the software to thousands of in-flight crew members next year after testing it with dozens of employees later this year.

Tech Mahindra and Keysight collaborate to support 5G adoption by mobile operators

33 PM ISTBCCL Tech Mahindra is betting big on the 5G opportunity and is looking at the global markets to achieve growth.Mumbai: Tech Mahindra announced a partnership with enterprise technology company, Keysight to help mobile operators in deploying 5G enabled devices.

Tech Mahindra and Keysight collaborate to support 5G adoption by mobile operators

33 PM ISTBCCL Tech Mahindra is betting big on the 5G opportunity and is looking at the global markets to achieve growth.Mumbai: Tech Mahindra announced a partnership with enterprise technology company, Keysight to help mobile operators in deploying 5G enabled devices.