How A.I. is set to evolve in 2022, according to the experts

An Ubtech Walker X Robot plays Chinese chess during 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) at Shanghai World Expo Center on July 8, 2021 in Shanghai, China. VCG | VCG via Getty Images Machines are getting smarter and smarter every year, but artificial intelligence is yet to live up to the hype that’s been generated … Read more

Why investors should not give up on tech stocks entirely as interest rates rise

Stung by rising rates, tech stocks have stumbled out of the gate in 2022, but strategists say don't give up on the group even if they face a rocky period ahead. Source link

Stock futures are flat after Dow and S&P 500 close at records

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. stock futures were steady in overnight trading on Monday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 notched new record closes on the first trading day … Read more

Amid another Covid surge, schools and businesses find plans disrupted once again

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 PCR test at a free test site in Farragut Square on December 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images A Covid-19 outbreak on a cruise in Lisbon. Thousands of flights canceled. Colleges going remote again. It’s a new year but the pandemic continues to cause many … Read more

2022 will be the biggest year for the metaverse so far

2022 is poised to be the biggest year yet for “the metaverse,” as Facebook parent Meta, Apple, Microsoft and Google gear up to release new hardware products and software services in what so far has been a niche market for early adopters. The “metaverse” describes software and hardware that allow users to play or work … Read more

Alphabet was the top Big Tech stock of the year — here’s why

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 20, 2020. Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images Alphabet is on the verge of wrapping up its best year from an investment perspective since 2009, and has proven to be by far the top-performing Big Tech stock of 2021. As of Thursday’s close … Read more

Facebook lost a bunch of talent in 2021 — here are the most notable departures

David Marcus, head of blockchain with Facebook Inc., waits for the start of a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images It was a year of change for Facebook. The company was reborn as Meta, its first name change since Facebook dropped … Read more

CES still on, Davos postponed: Conventions industry rebound in doubt amid omicron

Attendees take their photo in front of a sign as they arrive at the International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Getty Images Canceled Broadway shows. Shuttered restaurants. Lines of people wrapped around the block at walk-in medical clinics. Businesses sending their employees home. It sounds like a flashback to March 2020. The highly … Read more

Google CEO addresses employee concerns about loss of ‘candor, honesty, humility and frankness’ by execs

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images Google employees are pressing executives to bring back a part of the company’s culture that, in the past, made it a desirable place to work: candor. … Read more

Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey are talking about ‘Web3’ – here’s what it is and why it matters

Elon Musk, founder and chief engineer of SpaceX speaks at the 2020 Satellite Conference and Exhibition March 9, 2020 in Washington, DC. Musk answered a range of questions relating to SpaceX projects during his appearance at the conference. Win McNamee | Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey ⁠— two of … Read more