Retail investors continue to buy dip despite turmoil: TD Ameritrade

Retail investors have continued to buy the dip in the recent market turmoil, even liking tech despite the sector rout, according to brokerage TD Ameritrade’s AJ Kahling. “Our indicators, TD Ameritrade [Investor Movement Index]just came out this morning indicating indeed that the retail traders are continuing to buy the dip, “Kahling, head of international education … Read more

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market

San Francisco Compassandcamera | Getty Images US employers added more jobs than expected in April amid a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of contraction. Facebook parent company Meta is pausing hiring and scaling down some recruitment plans, Insider … Read more

Future Returns: Protecting and Managing Digital Assets

For investors in digital assets like cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), it’s necessary to take special estate planning considerations into account. But a recent study conducted by the Northern Trust Institute suggests some investors are slow to adopt these measures, potentially putting their investments at risk after they die. The Chicago-based wealth manager firm surveyed … Read more

Electronic Arts Stock Gains on Excitement Over New Games

A scene from Apex Legends Mobile, published by Electronic Arts. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Text size Electronic Arts shares were rising in late trading after the company revealed an array of new games it plans to release later this fiscal year. Electronic Arts (ticker: EA) reported adjusted revenue or net bookings of $1.75 billion, slightly … Read more

National Technology Day 2022: A look at 5 pieces of tech we can’t do without

It’s National Technology Day (May 11) in India. It is celebrated to honor Indian scientists ‘and scientific workers’ contributions to the field. Just a few decades ago, technology was something that appear enigmatic. We sure had machines but the tech-driven world we have today and the way tech solutions have reached even the person on … Read more

Metro Bank looks for startups for innovation lab

Metro Bank has just launched its second start-up collaboration program, Metro Bank Magic Makers. Drawing on the success of the first program run in partnership with L Marks, Metro Bank is again looking for innovative solutions that will move the dial on its customer experience. In 2021, Metro Bank launched its first Magic Makers program … Read more

Oppo-Microsoft tie up on innovation acceleration program for startups, Telecom News, ET Telecom

New Delhi: Oppo Research Institute has teamed up with Microsoft For Startups to launch an innovation accelerator to develop accessible technology and digital health. Under the program, the smartphone maker has called for proposals, which once accepted will receive funding opportunities, publicity, integration with Oppo products and a financial grant. The Chinese smartphone maker is … Read more

5 edtech startups that are upskilling India Inc’s tech talent pool

The demand for tech skills has increased tremendously during COVID-19. With the rapid adoption of technologies across industries such as BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance), IT, ML, and AI, startups in these sectors are looking out for professionals who already have the required analytical and technical skills. According to a report by global job … Read more

Why CPAs will have a role in the metaverse

CPAs will play an important role with businesses who buy or sell goods with digital currencies in the metaverse (Getty / Westend61) The evolution of the metaverse — and how to monetize it — is driving many strategic discussions these days. While the metaverse is not likely to be fully embraced by the business world … Read more

Three creative West Country firms developing ground-breaking technology

Three businesses have exhibited prototypes of “ground-breaking” technology as part of a £ 6.8m project to develop Bristol and Bath’s creative economy. Bristol + Bath Creative R + D is a five-year government-funded program run by the cities’ four universities and cultural organization Watershed, which offers businesses, creatives, artists opportunities to research and collaborate on … Read more