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Zion Williamson Comparison Going Viral: NBA Reacts

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates It’s been a noisy past 365 days for Pelicans star Zion Williamson. The former top overall pick missed the entirety of the 2021 season with a foot injury. And as concerns about his weight and injury prone label began to grow louder, some even wondered if the 22-year-old was a bust. In a recent interview with GQ, Williamson compared his path to the famed anime character Naruto: No matter what the World is saying, I have to remember that I am who I am and stay true to that. That’s what Naruto did, and that’s what I’m going to do. … For a while nobody took Naruto seriously. And t… Read More “Zion Williamson Comparison Going Viral: NBA Reacts”

The Five Hottest Calls From The Q2 Earnings Season

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ValueWalk

Hot analyst’s calls can be sure-fire catalysts for higher stock prices and those catalysts gain strength when more than one analyst makes the call. The Q2 earnings reporting season was lackluster, but not all companies delivered the same results and the analysts are noticing. Some, like Enphase (NASDAQ:ENPH), Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Cigna (NYSE:CI), Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL), and FedEx (NYSE:FDX) put in better than expected performance and issued positive guidance that has them on track to outperform in the back half of the year. Q2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Find A Qualified Financ… Read More “The Five Hottest Calls From The Q2 Earnings Season”

Brits could miss out on £28k in retirement funds as workers opt out of pension schemes to save cash

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City AM

By Jack Mendel Brits could miss out on almost £30,000 in retirement funds after a near 30 per cent spike in workers opting out of pension schemes. With inflation nearing double digits and the UK in recession, new figures released by pension provider Penfold showed those pausing contributions could cost new entrants into the workforce up to £28,000. Savers have decided to withdraw contributions to funds in a bid to cut back expenses amid inflation reaching a 40-year high and interest rates were raised. The number of savers opting out of company pension schemes increased 29 per cent from March t… Read More “Brits could miss out on £28k in retirement funds as workers opt out of pension schemes to save cash”

These Were The Five Best And Worst Performing Mid-Cap Stocks In July 2022

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ValueWalk

Mid-cap stocks are often overlooked due to the stability that large-cap stocks offer and the growth prospects of small-cap stocks. However, mid-cap stocks may offer better upside potential because they potentially provide both – the stability of large-cap stocks and the growth of small-cap stocks. Moreover, such stocks have provided better risk/return characteristics historically as well. Let’s take a look at the five best and worst performing mid-cap stocks in July 2022. Five Best Performing Mid-Cap Stocks In July 2022Q2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Founded in 1988 and headqu… Read More “These Were The Five Best And Worst Performing Mid-Cap Stocks In July 2022”

Elon Musk Walks a Fine Line With Ties to China

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The Street

By Luc Olinga China is a crucial country for Tesla for its domination of the market of electric vehicles. Elon Musk is walking on eggshells in China. The billionaire chief executive of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report defines himself as one of the most ardent defenders of free speech. He’d said that protecting free speech was one reason he bid $44 billion for microblogging connection Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report. (He has withdrawn the proposal, but the platform is fighting him, and a trial is scheduled for mid-October.) At the same time, Beijing is regularly criticized for its cen… Read More “Elon Musk Walks a Fine Line With Ties to China”

“The internet is very limited”: How an offline search uncovered George Orwell’s favourite author

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Euronews (English)

They say the art of letter writing is dead, but for 28-year-old bartender / writer Jack Chadwick, it has come in extremely useful. Earlier this year, he penned a note to Mary Hassall, a long-time friend of someone very important to Chadwick: Jack Hilton. Never heard of him? Join the club. Hilton was the favourite author of illustrious names like W. H. Auden and George Orwell. But unlike these famous names, Hilton’s was lost to history. Through a painstaking investigation, Chadwick tracked down Hassall’s home address, as she represented his last hope of unearthing the truth. “She was moving hou… Read More ““The internet is very limited”: How an offline search uncovered George Orwell’s favourite author”

Digital Transformation in a Hybrid Workplace to be addressed by digital leaders at the #DXLeadersPH2022

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ACN Newswire

MANILA, Aug 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – The 2nd Philippines edition of DX Leaders Strategy Forum is gearing up with the goal of constructing a future-proof hybrid work for organisations in the Philippines. The strategy forum is taking place on 24-25 August 2022 in Manila. As more employees prefer a work-from-anywhere model rather than traditional office setup, the government and organisations are looking for an action plan to seamlessly adapt and mitigate the risks and become resilient to possible threats. Over 150+ digital leaders and technology experts are invited to gather and confer about … Read More “Digital Transformation in a Hybrid Workplace to be addressed by digital leaders at the #DXLeadersPH2022”

Audiobooks, e-books and now ‘a-books’: Can augmented reality take reading to the next level?

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Euronews (English)

We’ve all heard of e-books, but augmented reality might soon be giving us a brand new reading experience. So-called “augmented books” – or “a-books” – could be coming to shelves near you in the future, with the University of Surrey announcing the latest version of a research project which seeks to combine the best of both physical and electronic books. Like electronic books, augmented books would allow readers to access extra information or multimedia content about what they are reading; all while keeping the look and feel of a physical book. AI Song Contest: The Eurovision spin-off where musi… Read More “Audiobooks, e-books and now ‘a-books’: Can augmented reality take reading to the next level?”

Rivian has 200,000 orders for EV trucks and vans. It’s produced 8,000

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DPA

Startup electric truck manufacturer Rivian continues to see robust demand for its inaugural products, with nearly 200,000 orders in hand, and a long way to go to fill them. Rivian announced during a second quarter earnings call Thursday it had more than 98,000 orders for its R1T pickup and R1S SUV as of June 30. Amazon, an early investor in Rivian, has ordered 100,000 commercial electric delivery vans. The California-based company, which launched production in Normal, Illinois, in September and has struggled with a slower than expected ramp-up, has built about 8,000 EVs and reaffirmed a scaled… Read More “Rivian has 200,000 orders for EV trucks and vans. It’s produced 8,000”

Why the iPhone 14 will be Apple’s riskiest launch ever

In just a few weeks, the iPhone 14 will be here. Apple traditionally targets the second week of September for a special event, and while some believe it might be earlier, smart money is on Tuesday, September 13, for the big day. But even though we’ve been through 15 events since the Phone launched in 2007, this year feels different. All of the recent rumors say Apple will differentiate the iPhone 14 lineup like never before, with an unprecedented splitting of the Pro and non-Pro models and a greater emphasis on high-end features. Here’s how the new strategy will be a huge risk: Prices are goin… Read More “Why the iPhone 14 will be Apple’s riskiest launch ever”