For more than four years, Dan Kempton served as director of engineering and cloud services for the North Carolina IT Department. He is now the state chief technology officer, a newly created role. North Carolina has named its first chief technology officer, Dan Kempton, according to the state’s Department of […]

Technology mutual funds are ideal for investors seeking long-term growth and impressive returns. Improving industry fundamentals and emerging technologies such as AI, ML, robotics and data science are the key catalysts to the sector’s growth. In addition, the majority of funds investing in securities from the technology sector take a […]

SMIC needs to develop 7nm foundry capabilities to help China-based companies fill the void left by TSMC and Samsung.  But even with government support, SMIC faces a significant challenge in developing 7nm manufacturing capabilities.  Richard Chang Rugin, the founder and former CEO of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), said in […]

Square, Inc. SQ reported second-quarter 2020 adjusted earnings of 18 cents per share, against the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 8 cents per share. Notably, the company had reported earnings of 21 cents in the year-ago quarter and aloss of 2 cents in the prior quarter. Net revenues […]

Younger students struggle with distance learning for an obvious reason — they have shorter attention spans. (Halfpoint — Many teachers, students and their families can agree on one thing after experiencing the unexpected hurricane that was distance learning this spring: It must improve — especially in the earliest grades, […]

Days after President Donald Trump defended his administration’s “incredible” handling of the coronavirus outbreak in a widely viewed interview, the nation’s top health official called the country’s response “disparate” and “not as well suited” to the dynamics of the pandemic. “What happened when the rubber hit the road on this, […]

In the latest webinar produced by WWD, “Digital Identities,” Robert Pernice, director of global market development, Beauty, Intelligent Labels at Avery Dennison, joined WWD executive editor Arthur Zaczkiewicz to discuss technologies that can help propel the success of beauty brands and retailers in these unprecedented times. The goal of the […]

Photo credit: beats From Good Housekeeping Just as students anticipate the new school year, Apple customers wait year-round to see if the technology brand will mark down any of its iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks to make room for newer models ahead. Apple’s back-to-school offers for “education pricing” usually start around […]

TikTok, the app beloved by Generation Z, might get booted out of the US. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images The Trump administration is forcing TikTok to sell off its US business by September 15 or else face a ban, accusing it of posing a privacy and national security threat because it is […]

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Eastman Kodak’s potentially lucrative deal to help the U.S. government make more generic drugs domestically is threatening to turn into a regulatory headache for the fallen photography giant. Kodak’s depressed stock price surged last week before the company announced its plans to work with President Donald Trump’s administration in exchange […]