Cyber ​​Boot Camps Fall Short for Some Students

Kyle Kingery yearned for a change after four years of working for an organic-food company. Attracted by a cybersecurity-boot-camp ad from the University of Oregon, he decided to get on the cyber path through a $ 10,000 part-time course in 2020. Mr. Kingery picked up skills from networking security basics to ethical hacking and penetration … Read more

Big Tech Can’t Easily Fix the Stock Market’s Woes This Time

Text size E-commerce sales have slowed as consumers have returned to shopping in stores. David Paul Morris / Bloomberg Heading into the latest earnings season, there was optimism on Wall Street that the tech giants would save the day. No other companies seemed better positioned to deal with the myriad issues plaguing the financial markets. … Read more

5 Lessons From Big Tech Earnings

Text size E-commerce sales have slowed as consumers have returned to shopping in stores. David Paul Morris / Bloomberg Heading into the latest earnings season, there was optimism on Wall Street that the tech giants would save the day. No other companies seemed better positioned to deal with the myriad issues plaguing the financial markets. … Read more

Opinion: Big Tech is no longer winning as big, but these two stocks still seem safe

The Big Tech earnings boom is officially over, but some of the world’s most powerful and valuable companies are breaking off from the pack. As this column told you months ago, profit increases are no longer a given for Big Tech. Collectively, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, + 3.70% GOOG, + 3.82%, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, + 4.65%, … Read more

Microsoft’s Landmark Quarter Proves the Cloud Story Is Still on the Rise

Text size Microsoft’s logo. Gerard Julien / AFP via Getty Images The cloud-computing revolution continues apace. Earnings reports from both Microsoft and Alphabet on Tuesday provided compelling fresh evidence that enterprise-technology spending continues to shift aggressively to the cloud giants, including Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Amazon . com’s Amazon Web Services. In a world … Read more

Microsoft Stock Rises on Cloud Growth, Alphabet Tumbles on a YouTube Miss

Text size Coming into Wednesday’s trading, Microsoft stock has fallen almost 20% year to date. Gerard Julien / AFP via Getty Images Microsoft shares were rising early Wednesday, with the software maker getting a boost from better-than-expected guidance for its fiscal fourth quarter, and strong demand for its cloud services. Shares of Alphabet (ticker: GOOGL) … Read more

Google Cloud Chief Says Ceos View Software As Strategic

Thomas Kurian, chief executive of Alphabet Inc.’s Google Cloud, says the role of the chief information officer has changed materially as technology has grown more important to business. Increasingly, CEOs view technology as a differentiator and look to the CIO for expertise, he said. Mr. Kurian has been CEO of Google Cloud since 2019. Google … Read more

Velodyne Lidar Showcases Full Stack Vision Solutions for Robotics, Industrial and Trucking at XPONENTIAL 2022 | Business

SAN JOSE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Apr 20, 2022– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) will demonstrate its innovative lidar sensors and software at XPONENTIAL 2022 in Orlando from April 26 to 28 – booth # 2149. Velodyne will highlight how its lidar technology powers autonomous solutions in robotics, industrial, trucking and more that … Read more

Avalara: Mississippi is taxing more cloud computing services

Should internet-based computer software products and services be subject to sales and use tax in Mississippi? Should online computer software products be taxed the same whether the vendor is based in Mississippi or located out of state? In the coming months, Mississippi’s new Taxation of Remote and Internet-based Computer Software Products and Services Study Committee … Read more

Twin Lakes system returns to full-service in-person programming | News

While libraries within the Twin Lakes system have been back to functioning at their regular service hours for quite some time since the pandemic, the number of in-person programming offered continues to grow and expand. Particularly exciting is the fact that the popular Summer Reading Program will return to hosting the in-person activities that local … Read more