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Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
Quantum computing is now ready to go – or is it? Google appears to have reached an impressive milestone known as quantum supremacy, where a quantum computer is able to perform a calculation that is practically impossible for a classical one. But there are plenty of hurdles left to jump over before the technology hits the big time. For a start, the more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
Report Introduction The United States became the undisputed global leader in innovation following World War II. From transistors to personal computers, from the development of the Internet to the evolution of the smart phone, America was at the frontier of the world’s technological transformation. Multiple factors drove this advancement in the more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
Best Buy Co. is well-known for bringing computers and other gadgets back to life. Now, it wants to take care of its shoppers’ health as well. The retailer’s strategy to beef up its fledgling health-care business will be a key focus of its investor meeting Wednesday in New York. The plan includes selling everything from fancy fitness machines more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
This year marks the 50th anniversary of achieving that dream, the culmination of a decade's worth of groundbreaking science, Cold War machinations and extraordinary taxpayer spending. But it's also the 47th anniversary of the last time man walked on the moon. After a half-dozen successful moon missions, the US decided it had had enough. Public funding more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
In this note, analysts describe how seed-stage VC has developed and the outlook going forward, along with an in-depth illustration of how the emerging "pre-seed" stage has diverged from the seed stage. Analysts also offer a look at participation from self-described pre-seed investors in recent deals and highlight the expansion of pre-seed funded companies more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced the acquisition of the Twist and Shout Group, which encompasses Twist and Shout Media and Twist and Shout Communications. Twist and Shout Group is a UK- and US-based company with a highly respected profile in the world of employee more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
The AIC released its 2019 Q2 Industry Investment Report showing that private equity invested $120 billion into U.S. businesses in the first half of 2019. The top three sectors receiving the most investment in 2019 so far are Information Technology ($42 billion), Energy ($23 billion), and Consumer Products and Services ($21 billion). “Private equity more»
Published Sunday, October 6, 2019
Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy are three of the biggest names in retail. And despite the ruthless competitive nature of their relationship, all three are currently thriving. But over the past few years, each of these companies has been planning to venture into a completely new industry, one that's worth almost four trillion dollars and is inviting more»
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