Productivity and focus must improve

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View, California, May 8, 2018. Stephen Lam | Reuters Google is launching a new effort called “Simplicity Sprint” in an effort to improve efficiency and improve employee focus during an uncertain economic environment. The Alphabet company had its regular … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, July 27

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., July 19, 2022.  Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures looking up Stocks were poised to open higher on a pivotal Wednesday morning. … Read more

Google and Chevron invest in nuclear fusion startup TAE Technologies

Michl Binderbauer, CEO of TAE Technologies Photo courtesy TAE Technologies Google and Chevron are part of a $250 million funding raise announced Tuesday for TAE Technologies, a nuclear fusion startup with an unconventional strategy. Nuclear fusion is often referred to as the “holy grail” of clean energy because it would be a way to generate … Read more