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Alphabet’s quantum tech group Sandbox spins off into an independent company

Sundar Pichai, Alphabet’s CEO gestures at the World Economic Forum (WEF), annual meeting in Davos on January 22, 2020. Getty Images| AFP | Getty Images Sandbox, AlphabetThe announcement Tuesday by the company that its quantum technology group is now an independent entity was made. Alphabet was quiet regarding Sandbox. It launched in 2016. Jack Hidary. […]

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How older workers can push back against the reality of ageism

Eakgrunge | Istock | Getty Images Ageism can be one of the worst paradoxes of the labour market. People work hard for decades and are then penalized. The problem continues to worsen: According to the latest research, nearly 80% of older workers claim they have experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work. surveyBy AARP. It […]

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BlocPower gets big infusion from Microsoft to convert old buildings to green energy

One small firm is trying to transform a Brooklyn four-story apartment tower into a beacon of hope. It leases landlords all the equipment they need in order to power up the building. BlocPower, a Brooklyn start-up has “greened” more than 1200 New York City buildings and similar projects in dozens of other cities. The company […]

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Wunderlist co-founder felt ‘really unhappy’ after selling to Microsoft

Wunderlist co-founder Christian Reber Pitch 2015. MicrosoftChristian Reber bought Wunderlist’s to-do app Wunderlist for between $100m and $200m. Reber was not as happy with the amount and time it took to make this happen. CNBC interviewed the Berlin-based entrepreneur who said that selling Wunderlist was “a strange experience” He said, “I felt as though I […]

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Top Wall Street analysts say buy stocks like Apple & Airbnb

Apple CEO Tim Cook attended the premier of season 2 of “Ted Lasso”, at Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, California. It was July 15, 2021. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters Last week saw turmoil not just for the stock exchange, but around the globe. Russia’s invading of Ukraine may have shaken people and governments. This could […]

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Nordstrom, Salesforce, Ford and more

Pedestrians pass a Nordstrom Inc. shop. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Take a look at the top mid-day traders. Nordstrom — Shares of the department store rallied a whopping 39% after the company reported better-than-expected profitsSales for the holiday quarter. Nordstrom offered an optimistic outlook on the future year due to its strong sales […]