The great migration from dial-up and landlines to broadband and wireless was supposed to be a boon for companies like today’s feature. But amid declining subscribers, revenue, earnings, and cash, plus a sky-high debt-load, the dividend is dead and its future looks bleak.
Even though the mania has cooled a bit, the technology behind Bitcoin – blockchain – is still a very hot sector on Wall Street. And blockchain has come a long way from its very earliest days when it was a facilitator of drug deals using Bitcoin on the dark web. The market for blockchain-related products […]
The video gaming industry is extremely competitive, but can also be immensely profitable if a developer hits big on a certain game or franchise. Success stories in video games range from relatively simple mobile apps to massive projects with huge development costs. Much like a movie, production costs for video games are mostly upfront. A […]
Among the many most promising technologies is something called deep learning. A simple definition of deep learning is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to carry out a form of advanced pattern recognition or advanced analytics. Deep learning has become the hottest subsector within AI thanks to technological breakthroughs in both image and language recognition […]
Technology is key to whether a country’s economy grows and to whether a country can exert geopolitical influence. Every country knows this including the world’s top two economies – the United States and China. The United States has held the technological top spot for longer than many people’s lifetimes. But that dominance is being challenged […]
Ynon Kreiz is obviously a man who’s up for a challenge. The 53-year-old Israeli just took over as CEO of toymaker Mattel Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT). And talk about a baptism by fire. His first official day on the job was April 26 – the day Mattel reported its first-quarter earnings. It’s a tough gig, with […]
The need for an ever-increasing amount of data storage is a growth story that appears to have a very long runway. Experts estimate that the “digital universe” will double every two years (that’s a 50-fold increase in a decade). Enterprise IT, cloud computing and services, and the Internet of Things all require larger and larger […]
Maybe you were thinking about investing into the cloud computing sector. I’m here to tell you that investing into the latest computing trend is changing, much along the lines of transportation changed the horse and buggy era when automobiles came on to the scene. The technology research firm Forrester Research says that the Internet of […]
President Trump is not the only one using the words “mission accomplished”. On April 13, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that OPEC could use those words in its battle to reduce the global glut of oil that had been a problem since 2015. The IEA said oil stockpiles had dropped dramatically over the past […]
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