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Why Cathie Wood’s once hot Ark Innovation ETF has lost all its 2021 gains

What goes up in the stock market inevitably goes down, and that includes one of the hottest ETFs of 2020. Cathie Wood — a money manager who rose to notable fame in 2020 with bold bets on Tesla (TSLA) and other hot tech names — saw her flagship Ark Innovation ETF lose all of its gains for 2021 on Thursday. The ETF shed 5.5% in heavy afternoon trading Thursday, which brings its year-to-date decline to a similar amount. In 2020, the ETF skyrocketed nearly 150%. The pullback for the much… Source link

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BBVA and Google Cloud Form Strategic Partnership to Drive Security Innovation in Financial Services

MADRID and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BBVA and Google Cloud today announced a new strategic partnership to transform the bank’s security strategy by optimizing and improving its security infrastructure. As part of this global agreement, BBVA will collaborate with Google Cloud in the development of groundbreaking new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) models to predict and prevent cyberattacks against its banking infrastructure, providing a more… Source link

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Google and J.B. Hunt Announce Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Innovation in Transportation and Logistics | News

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and LOWELL, Ark., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Google and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America, today announced a multi-year strategic alliance to accelerate J.B. Hunt’s digital transformation and collaborate on next-generation supply chain platform technology. Powered by… Source link

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Yahoo Ryot Lab to be official Innovation Partner of NYFW: The Shows 2021

What you need to know: First of its kind partnership with Yahoo Ryot Lab and New York Fashion Week will reimagine fashion through next gen content built on 5G Yahoo Ryot Lab will launch an immersive sneak preview with Rebecca Minkoff this season, tied to her Spring/Summer ‘21 collection debut at NYFW Immersive content created with Rebecca Minkoff will be powered by Verizon Media Immersive and distributed across Yahoo’s ecosystem NEW YORK – Today, Yahoo Ryot Lab (formerly known as RYOT)… Source link

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Yahoo Ryot Lab to be Official Innovation Partner of NYFW: The Shows 2021

Bloomberg A Crypto Kid Had a $23,000-a-Month Condo. Then the Feds Came (Bloomberg) — Stefan Qin was just 19 when he claimed to have the secret to cryptocurrency trading.Buoyed with youthful confidence, Qin, a self-proclaimed math prodigy from Australia, dropped out of college in 2016 to start a hedge fund in New York he called Virgil Capital. He told potential clients he had developed an algorithm called Tenjin to monitor cryptocurrency exchanges around the world to seize on price… Source link

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Ford and Google to Accelerate Auto Innovation, Reinvent Connected Vehicle Experience

DEARBORN, Mich. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ford and Google today announced a unique strategic partnership to accelerate Ford’s transformation and reinvent the connected vehicle experience. Ford has also named Google Cloud its preferred cloud provider to leverage Google’s world-class expertise in data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). As part of this new, six-year partnership—and beginning in 2023—millions of future Ford and Lincoln… Source link

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Google Awards MonetizeMore 2020 Innovation Award in Publishing Technology

VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — MonetizeMore has achieved the top echelon of ad tech innovation by winning the 2020 Google Certified Publishing Partner Program Innovation Award. MonetizeMore was chosen for its sophisticated machine learning solution to help publishers minimize ad fraud.   MonetizeMore – Google Certified Publisher Program Partner Traffic Cop is MonetizeMore’s proprietary Invalid Traffic Detection and Prevention software that uses advanced… Source link

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mRNA vaccines spark innovation in logistics: Expert

The ultra-low temperature demands of the Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX) vaccine are paving a new path for vaccine delivery and storage. While mRNA vaccines requires a smaller footprint for production than traditional vaccines, once they leave the production plant, there’s a whole new set of hurdles prompting logistics companies to adapt. Planes have been retrofitted, GPS tracking has been authorized by the FAA, and states are buying large-volume freezers to meet the first generation of… Source link

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Breaking up Google and the rest of Big Tech wouldn’t be enough to fix our innovation problems

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Project Syndicate)—The Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Google GOOG, +5.99% may be the first salvo in a forthcoming barrage of antitrust actions directed at Big Tech. Curbing these companies’ power is one of those rare issues that receives bipartisan support on Capitol Hill. “ We can keep investing in technologies that help managers, engineers, and… Source link

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