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Taking stock on the decline of semiconductor stocks

Jan 6, 2023

The stock market has apparently fallen out of love with semiconductor stocks. Most major semis stocks are down this year, some by half. The SOX Semis index is down almost 18% this year. We are not in the markets on a daily basis anymore, but as the Street progresses through earnings season, we thought we would take stock on stocks. Editor's Note: Guest author Jonathan Goldberg is the founder of D2D Advisory, a multi-functional consulting firm. Jonathan has developed growth strategies and all ...read more

Twitter will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange on November 8

Jan 6, 2023

Twitter’s stock will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange on November 8, according to a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This comes a day after Elon Musk completed the company’s takeover after a lengthy ordeal late Thursday. Incidentally, the delisting is taking place on the same date as the U.S. midterm elections. “The New York Stock Exchange hereby notifies the SEC of its intention to remove the entire class of the stated securities from listing ...read more

Researchers develop spray-on "metallic" plastic that conducts electricity like metal

Jan 6, 2023

TL;DR: Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed a material that can be made like a plastic but exhibits electrical conductivity properties commonly associated with a metal. Traditional metallic and organic conductors are comprised of straight, closely packed rows of molecules or atoms. This allows electrons to flow through the material and makes them electrically conductive. Until recently, scientists thought a material had to have this straight-line structure to conduct electr ...read more

Yet Another Renter Sues Hertz After He And His Teen Daughter Were Held At Gunpoint By Cops Following A Bogus Theft Report

Jan 6, 2023

from the so-bad-at-this-and-somehow-still-in-business dept It seems like every couple of weeks there’s another report of a Hertz customer being treated like a thief because the car rental company can’t be bothered to do even the most minimal of due diligence or follow-up. At this point, there are more than 100 plaintiffs involved in class action lawsuit claiming Hertz has falsely reported their rented vehicles as stolen or failed to notify law enforcement when they recover a car reported ...read more

5 climate technologies you’ve probably never heard of – but could someday be on investor radars

Jan 6, 2023

Hawaii is one of the places where researchers are working on ocean thermal energy conversion. Never heard of it? You’re not alone. (GeekWire Photo / Brent Roraback) The race to replace fossil fuels with clean alternatives has triggered an explosion in climate tech innovation and funding. That includes a heightened interest in fields that have plugged along for years — nuclear power, batteries and biofuels — as well as more obscure technologies that most people have never heard of. We ...read more

AMD Radeon RX 7000 flagship graphics card will reportedly come with 24 GB of VRAM

Jan 6, 2023

Highly anticipated: AMD will unveil its new Radeon RX 7000 series graphics cards based on the new RDNA 3 architecture next week. The company claims that the new GPUs will offer over 50 percent higher performance per watt compared to its current lineup thanks to a 5nm process node and chiplet design. According to the latest rumors, Team Red will announce two high-end models next week, the Radeon RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT. Both will utilize AMD's flagship Navi 31 GPU, which might feature a Mul ...read more

Inside the Univ. of Washington’s new greenhouse, where a tech upgrade keeps the 6,000 plants happy

Jan 6, 2023

Katie Sadler, manager of the UW Biology Greenhouse, in one of the collection rooms of the facility on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Exposure to plants and nature is said to make humans calmer and more productive, and just feel better overall. That theory will be put to test inside a sprawling new greenhouse at the University of Washington in Seattle, where the public will get the chance to regularly mingle with some 6,000 plant specimens f ...read more

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II disc contains just 70MB of data, requiring 150GB download

Jan 6, 2023

WTF?! Games often leave large amounts of data off of the disc, forcing disappointed users into unwanted downloads. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II may represent a new extreme for the practice, at least for console games. A Twitter account cataloging the on-disc contents of retail games has revealed that the PlayStation 5 disc for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II contains only 70MB of data. To make things worse, the game – launching this week – requires a 150GB download. The same is likely ...read more

Elon Musk will reportedly take the CEO role after exec exodus

Jan 6, 2023

After Elon Musk completed his Twitter takeover, multiple reports and tweets from company employees suggested that he fired CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, general counsel Sean Edgett, and head of legal policy, trust and safety Vijaya Gadde were leaving the company immediately. Now he might take over the top job — at least for now. A report from Bloomberg suggested that Musk will take up the CEO position, but will hand it over to someone else in the long term. As a CEO he will have to ...read more

Amazon readies 172,000-square-foot Kirkland factory to build Kuiper satellites

Jan 6, 2023

Satellite development work is being done at Project Kuiper’s HQ in Redmond, Wash. (Amazon Photo) Amazon says it’ll open a 172,000-square-foot production facility in Kirkland, Wash., to manufacture thousands of satellites for its Project Kuiper broadband internet constellation. The factory will eventually turn out one to three satellites per day, Dave Limp, Amazon’s senior vice president for devices and services, said today during a Washington Post online chat. “Maybe even a little ...read more