VR, Smart Homes Tech Are Hot. So Is The Price.

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The Street

By Vidhi Choudhary Demand for varied smart homes devices from security cameras, smart doorbells, smart locks and VR headsets will continue to increase. Demand and uptick for smart home accessories like security cameras, smart doorbells and smart locks, first fueled by the pandemic nearly two years ago, is potentially here to stay, according to latest forecasts by research firm NPD Group. In 2022, smart home devices are expected to see unit growth of 6% along with revenue gains of 2%, bringing total sales to over $4.1 billion, according to NDP. “Sales of smart home devices had a strong 2021 hol… Read More “VR, Smart Homes Tech Are Hot. So Is The Price.”

SLT-MOBITEL to integrate Amazon Alexa for Home Broadband customers | Daily FT

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Daily Financial Times

SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT solutions provider, scored another first as the only telecommunication company in the country to fully integrate Amazon Alexa services for all Home Broadband customers, offering exciting new intelligent built experiences and digital lifestyles. Today, the physical and digital worlds are blurring with artificial Intelligence (AI) and voice commanded services developed rapidly changing lifestyles. To help streamline and make hectic lives more manageable, applications such as Apple Siri and Google Assistant in mobile phones promotes the use of voice assisted AI servi… Read More “SLT-MOBITEL to integrate Amazon Alexa for Home Broadband customers | Daily FT”

ICTA kicks off inaugural ‘National Digital Consortia’ | Daily FT

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Daily Financial Times

Event features 6 global tech giants Microsoft, Zoom, AWS, Google Cloud, Oracle and HuaweiThe Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) yesterday kicked off the inaugural ‘National Digital Consortia’ which will go on till 13 January. It is conducted in partnership with FITIS, SLASSCOM, BCS, CSSL. In addition, the Ministry of Technology, Export Development Board, and Board of Investments (BOI) will collaborate with the event as National Partners. The ‘National Digital Consortia’ will feature six esteemed global tech giants, namely, Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Huawei, Ama… Read More “ICTA kicks off inaugural ‘National Digital Consortia’ | Daily FT”

Buy the Dip: Nvidia, Disney, Amazon

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By Brian O’Connell With the rough start to 2022, Wall Street looks to some familiar names for opportunities to buy the dip. Recently, TheStreet’s Paul Price offered a useful tutorial on how to “buy the dip” on Wall Street. We’ve included some of those tips in recent “Buy the Dip” outlooks. Here’s a few more tips from Price on buying low when planning for your shares to rise high. Think low – really low. Swapping modestly depressed shares for severely pummeled stocks is one of the best ways to recoup what was lost and much more. “Also, don’t forget to trade “sort of undervalued” for “deeply und… Read More “Buy the Dip: Nvidia, Disney, Amazon”

Rare ‘Incredible Hulk’ Comic Book Sells For $490,000, Breaks Record

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uGames

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has produced some of the top-grossing movies of all time, but don’t forget where it all started – comic books. A rare first edition of The Incredible Hulk was auctioned off through ComicConnect private collector for $490,000. “Highly-graded copies of Hulk #1 are notoriously hard to find, due to the cheap paper used and the smudging of the gray color on the front cover,” ComicConnect Chief Operating Officer Vincent Zurzolo said. The comic book was rated a 9.0, which is considered close to mint condition. For a book that was published in 1962, an issue with a high r… Read More “Rare ‘Incredible Hulk’ Comic Book Sells For $490,000, Breaks Record”

The first transgender woman officeholder in Baja wants to make Tijuana more inclusive

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

TIJUANA, Mexico — The first transgender woman to hold public office in Baja California is determined to help develop a more inclusive language in Tijuana — and with it, a city government aimed at more awareness and acceptance of the broad spectrum of gender identities. But, are Tijuaneses — who live in a state where the federal government recently issued an alert about “high levels of violence against women,” and a nation considered one of the worst in the World in terms of violence against homosexuals and those who are transgender — ready for such a shift? “‘Either I kill myself or they’ll ki… Read More “The first transgender woman officeholder in Baja wants to make Tijuana more inclusive”

Last year was fourth warmest for U.S. on record, report says

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Reuters

By Kanishka Singh and Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The year 2021 ranked as the fourth-warmest year on record in the United States, with December 2021 being the warmest December ever recorded, as the country was hit by 20 separate billion-dollar disasters, according to an overview of a government report published on Monday. The analysis from the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) came hours after European Union scientists said last year was the World’s fifth hottest on record, adding to evidence pointing toward the globe’s long-term warming trend. NCEI is a division of the Natio… Read More “Last year was fourth warmest for U.S. on record, report says”

Erdogan: National warplane to leave hangar in 2023

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Azer News

By News Center President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish National Combat Aircraft will leave the hangar in 2023, Yeni Shafak has reported. Erdogan made the statement at the National Technologies and New Investments Collective Opening and Promotion Ceremony held at the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) Facilities in Kahramankazan, the report added. He added that some 2,300 engineers have been involved in the project to carry out their work in the center. “Today, the Turkish defence industry has become one of the most important sectors of our country. The number of operating comp… Read More “Erdogan: National warplane to leave hangar in 2023”

The Most Influential High-Tech Investors

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ValueWalk

The definition of welfare has evolved throughout human history. Whereas at the beginning of the 20th century it was the amount of money and luxury goods acquired by man, today it is an investment in innovation and technological development, medicine, technologies that change the quality of life of everyone on the planet, and pharmaceuticals that prolong human life, as well as space and science in a global sense for exploration and development. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Thinking about the people at the forefront of this global change, we decided to write a little about th… Read More “The Most Influential High-Tech Investors”

How N.J. power companies are preparing for a work-from-home future

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NJ.com

As COVID-19′s omicron variant surges across New Jersey, an untold number of workers and students are back at home at least part-time, yet again upending our return to normal. For many companies, there is no return-to-office date anymore as they recognize the benefits of working at home for employees, whose demand for flexibility during the pandemic has reshaped the future of work. The digital, connected World relies on uninterrupted electricity in order to stay productive. The power keeps spreadsheets, video conference calls, screen-sharing, cloud computing and the email of home-based freelanc… Read More “How N.J. power companies are preparing for a work-from-home future”