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reuters.com - Foo Yun Chee - EU tech rules should curb cloud computing providers, study says
EU tech rules should curb cloud computing providers, study says
Reuters

BRUSSELS, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Draft EU rules to curb the power of Amazon (AMZN.O), Apple (AAPL.O), Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google and Facebook (FB.O) should also tackle cloud computing services providers over potential anti-competitive practices, a…

thediplomat.com - India's Tech Industry is Keeping the Indian Dream Alive
India's Tech Industry is Keeping the Indian Dream Alive
The Diplomat

Freshworks, India's first tech unicorn, was listed on the Nasdaq last month with a whopping $10.3 billion valuation. Its CEO and co-founder Girish Mathrubootham, who built Freshworks from scratch, has not only ensured that the Software as a Service…

techrepublic.com - Karen Roby - The gender pay gap is getting worse in the tech industry, study shows
The gender pay gap is getting worse in the tech industry, study shows
TechRepublic

TechRepublic's Karen Roby spoke with Rachel Roumeliotis, VP of content strategy for O'Reilly Media, about the gender wage gap. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. SEE: Wellness at work: How to support your team's mental…

wsj.com - Stock Futures Inch Higher Ahead of Tech Earnings
Stock Futures Inch Higher Ahead of Tech Earnings
Wall Street Journal

U.S. stock futures edged up ahead of another flurry of earnings reports from major technology companies. S&P 500 futures strengthened 0.2% and Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 0.1%. Changes in equity futures don't necessarily predict…

businessinsider.com - Sawdah Bhaimiya - These are the 10 workplaces with the best work-life balance in the UK, with tech firms coming out top
These are the 10 workplaces with the best work-life balance in the UK, with tech firms coming out top
Business Insider

Tech firms dominate Glassdoor's annual list of the top 20 UK organizations for work-life balance. The Office for National Statistics, IT firm Softcat, and chip firm Arm ranked highest. Reviews for the top firms mention flat management structures…

cnbc.com - Cat Clifford - Blackrock CEO Larry Fink: The next 1,000 billion-dollar start-ups will be in climate tech
Blackrock CEO Larry Fink: The next 1,000 billion-dollar start-ups will be in climate tech
CNBC

Blackrock CO Larry Fink said he thinks the next 1,000 unicorns, or start-ups worth at least $1 billion, will be involved in climate technology. Organizations like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank 'must play a critical role' in…

cnn.com - By Melanie Zanona, CNN  - Facebook revelations add new momentum to efforts to rein in Big Tech
Facebook revelations add new momentum to efforts to rein in Big Tech
CNN

(CNN) Damning new revelations about Facebook's role in the deadly January 6 insurrection have renewed lawmakers' resolve to crack down on Silicon Valley, teeing up a potential watershed moment that will test the powerful industry's clout on Capitol…

theglobeandmail.com - Josh O’Kane - Lobby group launches program to train new directors for fast-growing tech companies
Lobby group launches program to train new directors for fast-growing tech companies
The Globe and Mail

Please log in to bookmark this story. Create Free Account With Canada's tech sector growing at a historic pace, the Council of Canadian Innovators is launching a new program to train potential board directors on key issues that can help sustain…

threatpost.com - Tara Seals - SolarWinds APT Targets Tech Resellers in Latest Supply-Chain Cyberattacks
SolarWinds APT Targets Tech Resellers in Latest Supply-Chain Cyberattacks
Threatpost

The SolarWinds attackers – an advanced persistent threat (APT) known as Nobelium – have started a new wave of supply-chain intrusions, this time using the technology reseller/service provider community to attack their targets. The…

ft.com - Claer Barrett - Why Chinese tech stocks remain 'a sustainable choice'
Why Chinese tech stocks remain 'a sustainable choice'
Financial Times

“Don't consider what a company might do in the next 12 to 24 months. Think about what it might look like in 10 years' time.” So says Malcolm MacColl, the global equities specialist jointly at the helm of Baillie Gifford, the Scottish…

ft.com - Valentina Pop - France pushes for granting Brussels more powers to police Big Tech
France pushes for granting Brussels more powers to police Big Tech
Financial Times

Good morning and welcome to Europe Express. France is gearing up for its upcoming EU presidency, with tech regulation flagged as one of its main priorities. So it is perhaps not surprising that French diplomats are actively pushing for a compromise…

statesman.com - Natalia E. Contreras, Austin American-Statesman - Austin may be a tech hub, but its most vulnerable populations still lack digital access
Austin may be a tech hub, but its most vulnerable populations still lack digital access
Austin American-Statesman

Tech industry giants must also invest in local workforce development, promotion and retention, they said. According to Austin's most recent residential survey of technology access, 93% of residents use the internet at home on devices including…

businessinsider.com - Isabelle Lee - Stock market news: Dow, S&P hit records ahead of tech earnings
Stock market news: Dow, S&P hit records ahead of tech earnings
Business Insider

US stocks closed higher with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 hitting new records. The fresh highs came ahead of the top five US tech companies reporting their third-quarter earnings this week. Oil and gold prices climbed, while the…

arstechnica.com - Tim De Chant - 'Uh, no'-Pfizer scientist denies Holmes' claim that Pfizer endorsed Theranos tech
'Uh, no'-Pfizer scientist denies Holmes' claim that Pfizer endorsed Theranos tech
Ars Technica

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes told Walgreens executives in an email that pharma giant Pfizer had completed its “own technical validation' of Theranos, jurors in Holmes' criminal trial heard Friday. As if to support that claim, Holmes…

techcrunch.com - Ingrid Lunden - Fabric raises $200M at an$1B+ valuation for robotics-based fulfillment tech to help e-commerce players compete with Amazon
Fabric raises $200M at an$1B+ valuation for robotics-based fulfillment tech to help e-commerce players compete with Amazon
TechCrunch

Amazon continues to be the 800-pound gorilla in the room for companies in the retail sector. Today, a startup called Fabric, which is building technology to help those other retailers — big and small — compete more squarely against…

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