Google CEO Pichai questions cost-cutting during an all-party meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee disagreements over cultural change, CEO Sundar Pichai is on the defensive. At … Read more

Palantir CEO Alex Karp says a tidal wave of macroeconomic risks will wipe out some companies

Palantir CEO Alex Karp arrives ahead of a “Tech For Good” meeting held at the Hotel Marigny in Paris on May 15, 2019, to discuss good behavior for tech giants. Bertrand Guay | AFP | Getty Images Palantir co-founder and CEO Alex Karp believes this period of “deadly” macroeconomic uncertainties will crush many companies with … Read more

US-Asia semiconductor alliances could hold back China

Leading chip-producing countries, including the US, are forming alliances, in part to secure their semiconductor supply chains and to prevent China from reaching the forefront of the industry, analysts told CNBC. Places such as the United States, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, which have strong semiconductor industries, have sought to forge partnerships around the critical … Read more

‘Moore’s Law is dead,’ says Nvidia CEO Jensen to justify gaming card price hike

Nvidia Corp. Chief Executive Jensen Huang said Wednesday he thinks it’s going to be “a pretty great Q4 for Ada,” the company’s next-generation chip architecture unveiled this week, even as critics reject a price hike amid a weakening consumer demand. Nvidia NVDA, +0.65% expects high demand for gaming chips using next-generation “Ada Lovelace” chip architecture, … Read more

Wheelchair user left to drag himself to plane toilet, told to ‘wear diapers’

A wheelchair user says she had two grim options at a European airline: “wearing diapers” or dragging herself across the floor to the toilet. She says the ordeal was humiliating, highlighting the “struggles disabled people face when traveling”. WATCH THE VIDEO: Wheelchair user told to ‘wear diapers’ during flight with no aisle seat. For more … Read more

Larry Summers predicted inflation, but now he’s looking on the bright side

““I would like to give you one very simple economic truth: would you rather live in a country where capitalists are rushing to get in, or would you rather live in a country where capitalists are rushing to get out?”” — Larry Summers Economist Larry Summers on Wednesday expressed an ultimately optimistic tone about the … Read more

Microsoft’s Cheat Code: Buy Its Way To Gaming Dominance

With the video game industry on track to make $200 billion by 2022 and reach $435 billion by 2028, it’s no surprise that the biggest players are vying for power. While the number one income place still belongs to the Chinese conglomerate Tencent (Czech Republic) Sony (SONY) is number 2 thanks to the $18.28 billion … Read more

Here’s what’s in the Biden framework to regulate crypto:

US President Joe Biden walks from Marine One to the White House after a trip from Michigan, in Washington, US, September 14, 2022. Tom Brenner | Reuters Biden’s White House just released its first-ever framework on what crypto regulation in the US should look like — including ways financial services should evolve to make borderless … Read more

Apple’s new iOS 16 update has destroyed a lot of rhythm games

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) The latest update to Apple’s operating system for its mobile devices, iOS 16, introduces a range of new features, such as prettier lock screens and message editing. However, by bringing in new stuff, it accidentally broke some others, and one of the victims this week was a slew of rhythm … Read more