Taiwan business mission gets $65 million in investment pledges

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Philippine Star

Catherine Talavera – The Philippine Star November 9, 2022 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Investment pledges received by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) from a recent business mission in Taiwan amounted to $65 million. In a statement yesterday, the PEZA said investment pledges were received from Chimei, which proposes the creation of a facility that develops artificial intelligence-based solutions and LCD monitors, as well as from Budget Energy Corp., which proposes project expansion of Solar Energy Development in Hermosa, Bataan and Subic in Olongapo. The PEZA also identified YF… Read More “Taiwan business mission gets $65 million in investment pledges”

How Should Intel Navigate the Coming Storms?

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The Street

By 7investing 7investing CEO Simon Erickson discusses what the upcoming challenges for Intel will mean for investors in the stock market. Intel has become one of the World’s most iconic businesses, yet it’s facing some upcoming storms that won’t be easy to navigate. America’s largest semiconductor designer and manufacturer has for years made the “Intel Inside” chips that go into personal computers. It expanded into providing higher-performance chips that powered corporate datacenters, while also pursuing sexier new applications like neuromorphic computing, quantum computing, and field programm… Read More “How Should Intel Navigate the Coming Storms?”

Generational Lack In Finances Leaves Inadequate Preparedness For Life

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ValueWalk

“Beliefs range from needing to save every penny out of fear of not having more or a need to spend every penny because we do not typically have money,” Dr. Elder says. “When we want to improve our beliefs and therefore habits about money, we have to get to the root of our beliefs.” Moreover, a generational lack of finances leaves inadequate preparedness for life. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Find A Qualified Financial AdvisorFinding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area… Read More “Generational Lack In Finances Leaves Inadequate Preparedness For Life”

Cathie Wood: The Problem is Deflation, not Inflation

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The Street

By Dan Weil Consumer prices jumped 8.2% in the 12 months through September, and the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. Famed investor Cathie Wood, chief executive of Ark Investment Management, reiterated her view Nov. 8 that deflation is the big economic concern, not inflation. She noted in a webinar that her kind of investing, which she calls “innovation strategy” is hurting. That’s because with inflation and interest rates soaring, “investors’ time horizons have shortened dramatically,” she said. “And that has damaged long duration strategies” like hers. Companies in the innovation t… Read More “Cathie Wood: The Problem is Deflation, not Inflation”

We Spoke With Amazon to Learn Where Alexa’s Sense of Humor Comes From

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The Street

By Jacob Krol TheStreet chatted with two directors at Amazon about where Alexa’s jokes come from and which are most popular. Amazon’s Alexa — yes, the virtual assistant — just turned 8 years old. And the technology around the smart home, artificial intelligence, and really the overall sector has come a long way since 2014. What started as an original long canister smart speaker called the “Echo” has evolved into a full product line and tossed Alexa into other devices. However, one thing that’s remained a constant is the ability to ask Alexa a range of things. From a friendly hello, to the we… Read More “We Spoke With Amazon to Learn Where Alexa’s Sense of Humor Comes From”

WIIT: Enabling Enterprises to Realize the Full Potential of the Cloud While Bypassing its Complexity

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CIO

Based in Italy and with more than 20 years of experience helping enterprises, from large international firms to emerging mid-sized operations, grow their businesses with technology, WIIT serves a rapidly expanding and diverse customer base. With a full portfolio that includes an extensive array of cloud offerings – including private, public, and hybrid cloud services – the company is well-known for its track record of success in helping organizations realize the full potential of the cloud while bypassing the complexity often associated with large-scale digital transformations. Serving leaders… Read More “WIIT: Enabling Enterprises to Realize the Full Potential of the Cloud While Bypassing its Complexity”

Levi Davis, the first out bisexual rugby union player, has disappeared in Spain

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Euronews (English)

Rugby Union’s first out bisexual player has gone missing. Levi Davis has been missing for over a week, according to his old team Bath Rugby. The team posted a Twitter update asking for any information as to his whereabouts. The English 24-year-old, who plays for Worthing Raiders in the National League 2 South, was last seen at the Old Irish Pub in central Barcelona on 29 October. Former England player, Tom Vardnell, has appealed on Twitter asking “if there is anyone else that may have had contact or seen him in Barcelona in the last 5 days please message here or contact the West Midlands polic… Read More “Levi Davis, the first out bisexual rugby union player, has disappeared in Spain”

Small Business Hiring Slows, Another Sign Economy Could Be Weakening: Report

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Knewz

By Alex Lang New York (Knewz) — The number of employees hired by small businesses saw a decline in October, continuing a downward trend, according to a report. The figure comes as analysts try to read the ever-changing tea leaves and predict where the U.S. economy is headed. According to the recently released CBIZ Small Business Employment Induct, there was a 1.94 percent decrease in hiring for companies with 300 or fewer employees. That is the third straight month with declines. In October, about 17 percent of small businesses increased staffing, 57 percent saw no change and 26 percent decrea… Read More “Small Business Hiring Slows, Another Sign Economy Could Be Weakening: Report”

FedEx says current-quarter volumes in U.S. below projections

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Reuters

(Reuters) – FedEx Corp said on Tuesday that current-quarter package volumes in the United States have been below its projections, as the pandemic-driven e-commerce bubble deflates. Delivery providers like FedEx and United Parcel Service Inc witnessed a surge in e-commerce volumes in the early days of the pandemic, but the firms are now left with excess delivery capacity, after the demand nosedived. “In the U.S., you’re seeing again, as anticipated, a bit of a reset from the e-commerce boom and the volume surges that accompany that,” FedEx Chief Financial Officer Michael Lenz said while speakin… Read More “FedEx says current-quarter volumes in U.S. below projections”

Draft Analyst Has Quarterback Suggestion For Indianapolis Colts

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The Spun

By Chris Rosvoglou The Indianapolis Colts have changed their starting quarterback more than most teams over the past three seasons. Barring some miraculous stretch by Sam Ehlinger, that trend will continue next year. With so much uncertainty surrounding the Colts’ quarterback room, NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah has revealed his suggestion for how Jim Irsay can fix the team. Jeremiah believes the Colts should target a mobile quarterback in this year’s draft. “I’m saying you got out in the draft, you look at somebody like Tyler Huntley, who’s the backup for Lamar Jackson — he can really go. You… Read More “Draft Analyst Has Quarterback Suggestion For Indianapolis Colts”