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Bubble Or Breakthrough? Stock Buyers Betting Big On Electric Cars & Cleantech

Anyone who’s been paying attention knows that EV stocks have been on a serious roll. Industry trendsetter Tesla has seen its stock price balloon by well over 700% in the last 12 months, and was recently trading at a head-shaking 1,000 times trailing earnings


18 January 2021 0

Sources: Citrix is in advanced talks with Vista Equity Partners to buy Wrike for $2B+, after the PE firm acquired the work-management service for ~$800M in 2018 (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:Sources: Citrix is in advanced talks with Vista Equity Partners to buy Wrike for $2B+, after the PE firm acquired the work-management service for ~$800M in 2018  —  – Deal for work-management platform could be reached this week  — Vista invested in Wrike at an $800 million valuation in 2018


18 January 2021 0

Surging demand for laptops and 5G chips, alongside a boom in car sales, is fueling chip shortages and pushing prices higher, with older chips affected the most (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Surging demand for laptops and 5G chips, alongside a boom in car sales, is fueling chip shortages and pushing prices higher, with older chips affected the most  —  Surging appetite for 5G smartphones, rebounding car sales squeeze semiconductor makers  —  Semiconductor companies are asking …


18 January 2021 0

Connecticut’s Bill 127 Would Allow Tesla To Sell Directly To Consumers

The EV Club of CT is behind a new bill to make it legal for a company (like Tesla) to sell electric cars directly to consumers. The EV Freedom Bill has been submitted to Connecticut’s legislature


17 January 2021 0

Due to Apple’s security limitations and additional work required, few developers are bothering to port Chrome extensions to Safari, despite WebExtensions API (Jason Snell/Six Colors)

Jason Snell / Six Colors:Due to Apple’s security limitations and additional work required, few developers are bothering to port Chrome extensions to Safari, despite WebExtensions API  —  At WWDC 2020, Apple announced it was going to support Chrome-style browser extensions (the WebExtensions API) in Safari.


17 January 2021 0

GitHub apologizes to the employee it has fired for using the term “Nazis” on Jan. 6 and offers him his job back, says the company’s head of HR has resigned (Zoe Schiffer/The Verge)

Zoe Schiffer / The Verge:GitHub apologizes to the employee it has fired for using the term “Nazis” on Jan. 6 and offers him his job back, says the company’s head of HR has resigned  —  The company is offering the employee his job back  —  GitHub is admitting that a Jewish employee was fired in…
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17 January 2021 0

A look at the incentives, like guaranteed auction win percentages, that Facebook got from Google in the ad partnership that is now a focus of an antitrust suit (New York Times)

New York Times:A look at the incentives, like guaranteed auction win percentages, that Facebook got from Google in the ad partnership that is now a focus of an antitrust suit  —  Facebook was going to compete with Google for some advertising sales but backed away from the plan after the companies cut a preferential deal,…
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17 January 2021 0

19% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In France In December 2020!

A future star lands in a record market (19% share!)


17 January 2021 0

Science Moms On Climate Change — Now It’s Personal!

Sceince Moms is a group of women climate scientists that seeks to convince other moms to press for solutions to the climate crisis.


17 January 2021 0

Trend Micro: 32% of 500 IT leaders believe AI will replace all cybersecurity roles by 2030; 19% say attackers using AI will be commonplace by 2025 (Eileen Brown/ZDNet)

Eileen Brown / ZDNet:Trend Micro: 32% of 500 IT leaders believe AI will replace all cybersecurity roles by 2030; 19% say attackers using AI will be commonplace by 2025  —  In 2021 Trend Micro predicts that cybercriminals will look to home networks as a critical launch pad to compromising corporate IT and IoT networks.


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