tech-savvy big banks CBA, ANZ, Westpac, NAB and AMP fend off neobank threat

tech-savvy big banks CBA, ANZ, Westpac, NAB and AMP fend off neobank threat

Head of Commonwealth Bank’s start-up venture division x15 Toby Norton-Smith said the demise of Volt was “stiff news,” particularly for the numerous employees now flooding LinkedIn looking for new jobs. He said he believed there are numerous areas or niches where start-ups can still offer a differentiated value proposition to consumers, but that established institutions … Read more

Tucson Tech: Applied Energetics inks new deals for laser weapons | Business

Tucson Tech: Applied Energetics inks new deals for laser weapons |  Business

A Tucson-based company that has been working on high-power directed-energy systems for two decades has won major new funding from the Navy and Army. Applied Energetics Inc. recently was awarded a $3.9 million, two-year grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop an optical system “capable of defeating customer-specified threats” for use on Marine … Read more

Theodore Kim: The rise of tech unions shows workers reckoning with reality – Post Bulletin

Theodore Kim: The rise of tech unions shows workers reckoning with reality - Post Bulletin

This month, workers at an Apple store in Maryland voted to unionize, another signal that the labor movement is gaining momentum at tech companies. This follows a victory at an Amazon Staten Island warehouse in March, the first US union vote in Amazon’s history (though another company warehouse voted against unionizing in May). Tech is … Read more

Rajeev Chandrasekhar meets Johnson, talks India-UK ties in innovation, tech

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Minister of State for IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar met UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday and discussed future collaborations and partnerships between India and the UK in innovation and technology sectors, according to an official release. Briefing reporters later, Chandrasekhar said both India and the UK want to dramatically expand the … Read more

Looking for Tech Stocks? These 2 Are Great Buys

Looking for Tech Stocks?  These 2 Are Great Buys

After an amazing decade-plus run, tech stocks have turned into one of the worst-performing sectors of the market, with the Nasdaq 100 Technology Sector index losing one-third of its value over the first six months of the year. It’s deep in bear market territory today. Investors are jumping with both feet into the energy sector … Read more

3 Top Tech Stocks Under $20 Per Share

3 Top Tech Stocks Under $20 Per Share

They say not to judge a book by its cover. You could say the same for low-priced stocks; they have something of a reputation. However, much of that reputation for low-quality and high-volatility comes from penny stocks. Yet, if 2022 has taught us anything, it’s that well-known, high-priced stocks are just as susceptible to significant … Read more

Hokies hail most decorated All-American baseball class

Hokies hail most decorated All-American baseball class

BLACKSBURG – Heading into Independence Day weekend, the Virginia Tech baseball team is proud to celebrate its most decorated All-American class throughout its history as four Hokies have combined to garner 13 such honors for their outstanding diamond performances during the 2022 season. sophomore shortstop Tanner Schobel led Tech’s national year-end honorees with six All-American … Read more