Is climate tech the hottest corner of the VC business in the 2020s?

Is climate tech the hottest corner of the VC business in the 2020s?

This is an excerpt from “Climatenomics: Washington, Wall Street, and the Economic Battle to Save Our Planet” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2022). Reprinted by permission of the publisher. While government policies and leadership from Washington can help accelerate change, there’s another place that can accelerate change much faster: Silicon Valley. In 2003, as a national technology … Read more

Costco Now Selling Discounted Apple News+, Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade Subscriptions

Costco Now Selling Discounted Apple News+, Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade Subscriptions

Costco appears to have recently started selling subscriptions to Apple services at discounted annual prices. On the Costco website, Costco members can purchase a subscription to Apple TV+, Apple News+, or Apple Arcade at a lower cost. ‌Apple Arcade‌ is available for $ 44.99, down from the standard annual price of $ 49.99, and ‌Apple … Read more

Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks: NPR

Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks: NPR

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a Huawei store temporarily closed due to coronavirus-related restrictions in Beijing, Thursday, May 12, 2022. China’s leaders are struggling to reverse a deepening economic slump while keeping a “zero-COVID” strategy that has shut down Shanghai and other cities. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Schiefelbein/AP A … Read more

Tech overload already at school near you | News, Sports, Jobs

Tech overload already at school near you |  News, Sports, Jobs

OBSERVER Photo Pine Valley Superintendent Bryna Moritz and Carrie Davenport, director of special education and curriculum, speak at a TIF Talks event in Forestville this month. FORESTVILLE-It did not take long for educator and administrator Bryna Moritz to become fatigued over the use of technology at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Only four months … Read more

NPR’s mask rules encourage coworkers to rat each other out

NPR’s mask rules encourage coworkers to rat each other out

National Public Radio is encouraging staffers to squeal on each other if they do not comply with the company’s Draconian mask-wearing policy in the office. According to a strongly-worded memo sent out Thursday, NPR employees are not only required to wear masks in the office, but if they see someone who isn’t complying with the … Read more

Duke Comes Up Short at Virginia Tech, 15-11

Duke Comes Up Short at Virginia Tech, 15-11

Story Links Next Game: at Virginia Tech 5/20/2022 | 7:00 PM ACCNX May. 20 (Fri) / 7:00 PM at Virginia Tech BLACKSBURG, Va. -The Duke baseball team tallied 15 hits, including nine extra-base hits, but came up short in a slugfest against Virginia Tech, 15-11, at English Field at Atlantic Union Bank Park. Duke (22-30, … Read more

Andrew Jenkins 9th Inning Home Run lifts Georgia Tech Past Pittsburgh

Andrew Jenkins 9th Inning Home Run lifts Georgia Tech Past Pittsburgh

Georgia Tech Baseball entered the night on a three-game winning streak and was needing a good series against Pittsburgh this weekend. The Yellow Jackets are on the bubble for the postseason according to some and a good series against a solid Pitt team would help a lot. John Medich was getting the start on the … Read more

Halo Studio To Help Workers Flee Anti-Trans, Anti-Abortion Laws

Halo Studio To Help Workers Flee Anti-Trans, Anti-Abortion Laws

Photo: Certain Affinity As large areas of the United States grow increasingly hostile toward trans folks and abortion rights, one Texas game studio CEO is promising to assist employees who want to leave the state should it come to that (h/t GamesIndustry.biz). “As a demonstration of our company values, today I am making this commitment … Read more

Strategists reveal how to trade the sell-off

Strategists reveal how to trade the sell-off

Investors and strategists have revealed how they’re playing the beaten-down tech sector, naming several stock opportunities in a market they say could be nearing the bottom. Lee Baker, owner and president at Apex Financial Services, described Apple and Microsoft as “good solid companies” for investors to consider right now. Speaking to CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe … Read more