Category: Business

Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in the Climate Bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive for a vast majority of Americans. Congress has begun trying to address that problem. The climate and energy package passed on Sunday by the Senatethe Inflation Reduction Act, would give buyers […]

Business Opportunities in Farm’s Data Management with the Help of Big Data

DUBLIN, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Smart Irrigation Controllers Market – A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on Product and Application, Supply Chain Analysis, and Country Analysis – Analysis and Forecast, 2022-2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Research_and_Markets_Logo The global smart irrigation controllers market was valued at $588.47 million in 2021, which […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Adjusts Testing, Vaccination Protocols

Norwegian Cruise Line and its sister lines, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, have adjusted the required pre-cruise testing and vaccination protocols for all cruises, with the new guidelines taking effect September 3, 2022. This opens up cruising options to a wider range of travelers with different health needs, and helps simplify pre-cruise preparation […]

Dietary Fibers Market – Growing Applications in the Form of Fortified Snacks, Dairy Products, and Meat Products

Market Data Center Dietary Fibers Market estimated a figure upto USD 8,100.0 Mn in 2022 & strengthening the market value to USD 23,171.8 Mn by 2030, at Compound Annual Growth of 12.68%. Pune, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dietary Fibers Market by Vendor Assessment, Technology Assessment, Partner & Customer Ecosystem, type/solution, service, organization size, […]

Techstars is bringing its accelerator program to Africa. — Quartz

In June, MFS Africa bought Oklahoma-based Global Technology Partners in a cash-and-shares deal worth $34 million. It was, as the Financial Times described ita rare instance of an African firm buying a US fintech company, underscoring the global ambitions of the continent’s tech innovators. Investors in African tech are optimistic that more of these companies […]

For tech workers who missed IPO payday, time for job market rethink

A banner for Snowflake Inc. is displayed celebrating the company’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, September 16, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters AI software startup DataRobot may not be a name many in the general public know, but its workers have gone through a well-known problem in the […]

How a 4-day workweek could benefit the environment

Comment on this story Comment Reducing the workweek to four days could have a climate benefit, advocates say. In addition to improving the well-being of workersthey say slashing working hours may reduce carbon emissions. It’s what you might call a “potential triple-dividend policy, so something that can benefit the economy, society and also the environment,” […]

Masayoshi Son ‘ashamed’ of focus on profits after SoftBank logs record $23bn loss

Huge losses at SoftBank’s flagship Vision Funds will force the company to begin “dramatic” cost-cutting after plunging technology valuations and a weak yen drove Masayoshi Son’s embattled conglomerate into a record ¥3.1tn ($23bn) quarterly net loss. In that press conference Son himself described as “depressing”, he admitted that his famously aggressive global investment strategy should […]

RBNZ inflation expectations rose higher again

From the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Survey of expectations – re inflation Inflation Inflation is defined as a quantitative measure of the rate in which the average price level of goods and services in an economy or country increases over a period of time. It is the rise in the general level of prices […]