Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”
Surprising Wall Street on earnings report day has become quite the habit at Red Hat. But will the Hatters have a disappointing surprise this afternoon when they report how business went in the last quarter? Analysts and media have plenty of ideas and speculation. If Oracle's earnings are an indicator, currency could play a big role.
Diversity in the high-tech sector is a hot issue these days - and deservedly so. But an incident at South by Southwest on Monday with a Google diversity exec calling out her company's chair Eric Schmidt for rudeness during a panel discussion on diversity shows we white males still have a l-o-o-o-n-g way to go.
Former Triangle entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author, has been an outspoken proponent for women and minorities in the technology industry for years. But after a dispute with WNYC, a National Public Radio affiliate, Wadhwa says he is stepping out of the debate about women in tech. In this column, he explains his reasons.
The Broadband Report: Cybersecurity is considered a major threat to businesses and a top national policy priority right now for government officials. President Obama signed an executive order this month to encourage and promote sharing of cybersecurity threat information within the private sector and between the private sector and government.
Former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author Vivek Wadhwa believes progress is being made by tech companies when it comes to improving diversity.
Healthcare and insurance companies will increase security spending in the first half of this year. So predicts Technology Business Research, forecasting a major impact from the data breach at Anthem on the security industry. Analyst Jane Wright offers an in-depth review of what's likely to happen.
WTW Insider Joe Procopio has some tech stock trading ideas just for you: "If you know me, you know I tend to dabble in the stock market. And if you know the stock market, you know that illustrious financial analysts make (Bold! Shocking! Market Moving!) predictions about the future of technology and, let's face it, they mean nothing."So what's Joe's take on the markets, which are at record highs?
As the debate intensifies over "net neutrality" and regulation of the Internet, advocates on both sides of the argument have plenty of say. Peter Michaels, CEO of Durham startup ShiftZen, wants a "neutral net" for his firm and for other entrepreneurs.
One of my favorite Rolling Stones songs is "Fingerprint File." Mick needs to rewrite the lyrics to say "digital profile." The Skinny is giving serious consideration to becoming a Luddite. Samsung's disclosure that its SmartTV will disclose voice commands and other information is an outrage. Technology's intervention into our private lives in search of ways to make even more money has finally gone too far.
Dreaming of traveling to the moon? Entrepreneurs just may make that dream a reality. The good news is that governments no longer have a monopoly on space exploration. In two or three decades, we will have entrepreneurs taking us on private spaceflights to the moon. That is what has become possible.
- US agency: Keep threatened status for green sea turtles
- Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
- Launch delayed for soil monitoring station
- Biogen tops sustainable corporations list; Novozomes, Lenovo, Cisco, EMC crack top 100
- Sea level report shows increasing pace of change along coast