Google: New Acquisition Suggests Interest In Augmented Reality

Google: New Acquisition Suggests Interest In Augmented Reality

google recently acquired a company specializing in the manufacture of microLED with a focus on augmented reality (AR). The move is an indication that the company still has an interest in the segment, even with the failure of Google Glass. So far, the company has not disclosed the value of the deal, but the latest … Read more

Transparency watchdog boss: Conflict of interest reports ‘serious’ for Munich Security Conference

Transparency watchdog boss: Conflict of interest reports ‘serious’ for Munich Security Conference

BERLIN — Indications that outgoing Munich Security Conference Chairman Wolfgang Ischinger used the conference to further his personal business interests “are serious” and the forum needs to take steps to prevent such activity in the future, Transparency International Chief Executive Daniel Eriksson said. “The accusations are serious and they should be treated seriously by the … Read more

Interest Rates Soared on the Jobs News. Why Stock Investors Should Worry.

Interest Rates Soared on the Jobs News. Why Stock Investors Should Worry.

Text size Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Friday’s jobs report caused short-term interest rates to pop, but there is still plenty of room for them to surge. That could spell trouble for the stock market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the US … Read more

Interest rates: What they mean for the economy, what they mean for house prices – and what happens when they rise

Who are high interests rates good for? Bank of England to announce another hike

With rising fears of inflation and the increasing cost of living, there is pressure on central banks – including the Bank of England – to raise interest rates in response. Interest rates have been at close to rock-bottom levels since the global financial crisis of 2008, and were lowered again in response to the coronavirus … Read more