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First Solar CEO: Getting rid of Trump tariffs would pose challenges

China's solar industry monopoly took a hit earlier this month when a new Ohio-based solar panel factory was announced......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJun 21st, 2021

Apple dominates as tablet shipments grow 4.2%, but sales are predicted to slow

According to analyst firm IDC, Apple shipped 12.9 million tablets in the second quarter of 2021, up 3.5% year-over-year. That lines up with CEO Tim Cook’s recent announcement that the iPad just experienced its most successful quarter in a decade......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

How one founder turned her extensive retail experience into an entirely new kind of shopping

The Yes founder and CEO Julie Bornstein helped some of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands develop industry leading e-commerce operations, and also served as COO at Stitch Fix, arguable one of the top success stories of digital-first fash.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

ESA gets ready for double Venus flyby

Solar Orbiter and BepiColombo are set to make space history with two Venus flybys just 33 hours apart on 9 and 10 August......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

2 Red Objects Found In the Asteroid Belt. They Shouldn"t Be There.

Slashdot reader fahrbot-bot quotes the New York Times: Two red things are hiding in a part of the solar system where they shouldn't be. The space rocks may have come from beyond Neptune, and potentially offer hints at the chaos of the early solar sys.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Gillmor Gang: Social climbing

Fear is back with the deadly combination of pandemic politics and a vicious variant. The good news is that if enough people took the shots we could cut the damage to something manageable. The other good news is progress on the twin issues of Trump an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Livestream e-commerce, growth marketing interviews, CEO for a day

Thanks very much for reading Extra Crunch this week; have a great weekend. This year, livestream viewers in China are projected to spend more than $60 billion on digital shopping experiences that let them interact with influencers in real t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

A change of command is one of the most delicate moments in the life cycle of any organization. If mishandled, the transition from one CEO to the next can result in massive downsides. Jason Dressel Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

US watchdog upholds SpaceX"s Moon lander contract

NASA did not violate regulations when it decided to give SpaceX the sole contract to build a Moon lander, a watchdog said Friday, in a ruling that denied challenges by competitors Blue Origin and Dynetics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Fortnite season 7, week 8 challenges and how to complete them

The latest Fortnite challenges are live for season 7, week 8. Here, we'll go over all of the new challenges, along with guides on getting through the hard ones......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk asked Tim Cook to make him CEO of Apple, new book claims

As if Elon Musk isn't running enough companies, he once may have suggested taking over as CEO of America's most valuable business, Apple......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk and Apple Deny Wild Story That He Tried To Replace Tim Cook

Several readers shared this story: Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple's CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shared by the Los Angeles Times, comes from P.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees ‘a de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk is siding with Epic Games in the App Store monopoly case, with the Tesla CEO firing off a tweet Friday morning that called Apple’s Store fees “a de facto global tax on the Internet,” also adding that “Epic is right.&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Electron microscopy in the age of automation

"Many of the greatest challenges of our time, from clean energy to environmental justice, require new approaches to the craft of scientific experimentation. This is exceedingly apparent in the field of electron microscopy. As researchers utilize this.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon releases first quarterly report under new CEO Andy Jassy

Amazon has released its first quarterly earnings report with newly minted CEO Andy Jassy at the helm, who took over for founder Jeff Bezos earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Steve Jobs" 1973 application sold for $300,000 more in physical form than its NFT version

The single-page application for an unspecified position from the former Apple CEO went up for auction for the fourth time last week. It previously raised $18,750 in 2017, $174,757 in 2018, and $222,400 last March. On this occasion, both a physical an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Facebook, Netflix, and Google to make vaccinations mandatory for personnel

In a note to employees (via The New York Times), Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the vaccine mandate would apply to US office locations “in the coming weeks” and to other regions “in the coming months.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Gillmor Gang: Social Climbing

Fear is back with the deadly combination of pandemic politics and a vicious variant. The good news is that if enough people took the shots we could cut the damage to something manageable. The other good news is progress on the twin issues of Trump an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Amazon sales growth slows as new CEO takes over

Amazon's final quarter with Jeff Bezos as CEO proved to be a disappointment for Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021