EU countries back billion-euro chip plan ahead of talks with lawmakers

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Reuters UK

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU countries on Wednesday agreed to a 45-billion-euro ($46.6 billion) plan to fund the production of chips, putting the 27-country bloc a step closer to its goal of reducing its reliance on U.S. and Asian manufacturers. EU envoys unanimously backed an amended version of the European Commission’s proposal, the Czech Republic which holds the rotating EU presidency said. European Union ministers will meet on Dec. 1 to rubber stamp the chip plan that will still need to be debated with the European Parliament next year before it can become law. The EU executive,… Read More “EU countries back billion-euro chip plan ahead of talks with lawmakers”

Billionaire George Soros Makes a Huge Bet on Alphabet

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The Street

By Luc Olinga The legendary investor also maintains his confidence in Amazon. Concerns surrounding the growth of big tech do not apply to George Soros. The Federal Reserve’s decision to aggressively raise interest rates to fight inflation, which is at a 40-year high, threatens to push the economy into a recession, many analysts say. This inflation, which is particularly impacting consumers, is a huge problem for the technology sector, because tech products and services are the first to suffer from spending cuts. Consumers tend to limit their discretionary purchases, while companies delay their… Read More “Billionaire George Soros Makes a Huge Bet on Alphabet”

ESPN Analyst: 1 College Football Team’s Playoff Ranking Is “Mind-Boggling”

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The Spun

By Andrew Gould The College Football Playoff committee revealed the updated rankings before rivalry week. The top four (Georiga, Ohio State, Michigan, and TCU) remained intact while LSU, USC, Alabama, and Clemson each rose a spot over Tennessee. Those teams still harbor some title aspirations, but Greg McElroy believes the Trojans should have a more straightforward path to a CFP spot. Reacting to the rankings on his Always College Footballshow (h/t Saturday Down South), the ESPN analyst called it “crazy” that USC could still get left out even if it defeats No. 15 Notre Dame this Saturday and w… Read More “ESPN Analyst: 1 College Football Team’s Playoff Ranking Is “Mind-Boggling””

College Football Upset Watch for Week 13: Rivalry Games Could Produce Some Late-Season Surprises

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Athlon Sports

By J.P. Scott These college football teams may be favored but it doesn’t mean they will come out on the winning end of their Week 13 games. Welcome to Week 13 of the college football “upset watch” here at Athlon Sports! Last week, all five teams on “upset watch” survived, although Michigan and Boise State certainly made things interesting. This week is “rivalry week” in college football, and rivalry games mean open season on potential upsets. The records get thrown out the window. The pressure is on the favorites to win and stay in contention for division, conference, and in some cases nationa… Read More “College Football Upset Watch for Week 13: Rivalry Games Could Produce Some Late-Season Surprises”

Score Big With The Best Online Savings This Cyber Monday — Shop Now

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Radar Online

Believe it or not, Cyber Monday is right around the corner. After we stuff our face with Thanksgiving delight and head to the mall to score amazing Black Friday deals, your favorite online retailers will be preparing to close out the weekend with show-stopping sales! Want to check things off your wishlist or complete holiday shopping for all of your loved ones? Radar helps you shop the best Cyber Monday deals below! Best Cyber Monday Fashion SalesRevamp your wardrobe for a fraction of the price or spruce up your loved ones style with a desirable design. Alo Yoga: Up to 70 Percent Off SitewideF… Read More “Score Big With The Best Online Savings This Cyber Monday — Shop Now”

Retailers Move Higher Ahead Of Black Friday Trading With Several Results Out. How Did They Perform?

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ValueWalk

Discusses the rally and highlights results from some key stocks in the sector that reported this week Retail sector shares contributed to Wall Street’s rally on Tuesday as investors swarmed the sector following some solid Q3 earnings numbers and ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas Holiday trading period. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Find A Qualified Financial AdvisorEach advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals,… Read More “Retailers Move Higher Ahead Of Black Friday Trading With Several Results Out. How Did They Perform?”

Microsoft Shares: Is It Time To Back Up The Truck?

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ValueWalk

Microsoft has suffered this year, just like other tech stocks.However, signs abound that the worst might be over.Investors have a lot to be excited about in the longer term.The S&P 500 index is up 15% from the lows of last month. This means that investors have a lot to be happy about going into Thanksgiving week, especially given how bleak things have looked at various times in recent months. Q3 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Find A Qualified Financial AdvisorEach advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re r… Read More “Microsoft Shares: Is It Time To Back Up The Truck?”

Flying cars… “It’s like taking an elevator”

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Euronews (English)

Buzzing with anticipation, the World’s media gathered in a field at Skydive Dubai in the UAE to witness the Xpeng X2’s first public test flight. The Back to the Future-style car was on display in Dubai during the latest edition of GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition) and its test flight was a highlight of the event. Billed as the World’s first two-seater electric flying car, the Xpeng X2 is independently developed and manufactured by Xpeng Aeroht, headquartered in Guangzhou, China. Using eight propellers, the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle lifts directly off t… Read More “Flying cars… “It’s like taking an elevator””

The State of Artificial Intelligence at the Manufacturing Edge

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CIO

As the chief engineer and head of the department for digital transformation of manufacturing technologies at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) within RWTH Aachen University, I’ve seen a lot of technological advancements in the manufacturing industry over my tenure. I hope to help other manufacturers struggling with the complexities of AI in manufacturing by summarizing my findings and sharing some key themes. The WZL has been synonymous with pioneering research and successful innovations in the field of production technology for more than a hundred years, and we… Read More “The State of Artificial Intelligence at the Manufacturing Edge”

How Has Fintech Affected Unbanked Populations?

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The Street

By Esme Learning Digital financial solutions have steadily increased global access to banking. Here are the benefits and drawbacks. In recent years, fintech has emerged as a powerful force in the financial sector. But what does it mean for populations traditionally excluded from formal financial services? In this blog post, inspired by Oxford’s Fintech Programme, we’ll explore the impact of fintech on unbanked populations, how fintech for unbanked populations has evolved, and the benefits and drawbacks of fintech solutions now and in the future. The impact of fintech on financial inclusion In … Read More “How Has Fintech Affected Unbanked Populations?”