In an effort to expand the national tech talent pipeline, Walmart has announced a $3 million investment to support national nonprofit Girls Who Code. The money will be used to help the organization administer summer immersion programs in Northwest Arkansas and across the country. Walmart said the financial support is an...
Cars that drive themselves or run on fuel cells! Space tourismand manned missions to Mars! Tunnel-based loops that transport people at high speed in underground pods! Everywhere you look, futuristic whiz-bang technologies that promise to usher in a golden age filled with a higher quality of life are being promoted as potential...
THE AFFORDABLE CARE Act isn't the only Obama-era regulation Republicans aim to repeal and replace. Net neutrality, which Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) once famously called "Obamacare for the internet," is on the agenda as well. The Federal Communications Commission is well on its waytowards repealing its existing net neutrality rules,...
Tesla (TSLA - Get Report) CEO Elon Musk, per the usual, made some big-time promises on the company's future on an earnings call.  From calling out the potential for profitability this year to hyping a production goal of 100,000 semi trucks in four years, Musk laid it all on the...
In the first interview in this series, which kicks off PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey, chief executive Safra Catz explains the broad culture shift brought on by AI and cloud technologies. Since its founding in 1980, the Oracle company has been known for its prowess at innovation, for its protean array...
A close analysis of all the recent reports and data shows some encouraging trends, although the iPhone X's high starting price may be dampening demand some.   Over the last few days, there have been several different reports -- some of them contradicting each other -- about iPhone X sales and...
Google recently unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Android smartphones. The search engine giant is clearly gunning for its competition with this release, making pointed digs at both Apple and Samsung throughout the official announcement and undercutting competitor prices just enough to inspire even the most die-hard...
Samsung is giving a Pyeongchang 2018 edition of its Galaxy Note 8 to Olympians and officials at the Winter Games, but North Korea’s athletes aren’t getting the high-tech giveaway. The isolated nation’s squad has been left empty-handed due to United Nations sanctions that ban the sending of luxury items to...
Do you remember the last time you received an email from a senior leader touting some new transformative technology you’d soon be expected to use? It was going to revolutionize the way you work, change your company’s culture, and inject digital acumen into the organization. How did that turn out?...
As every tech-savvy small business owner knows, technological innovation starts at the enterprise level and eventually trickles down to SMBs as products become less expensive and SaaS options are made available. Some of the futuristic tech on our radar is already hitting the SMB scene, while other trends outlined...