Tag: Technology

BUSINESS

Wanted 33,000 New Employees

Amazon.com, Inc., the American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington is seeking to hire 33,000 new employees. According to the company, the job vacancies are in corporate and technology, with pay for many positions rising into six figures. On average, the jobs will offer a total annual compensation of $150,000, including salary and stock awards. The company also plans […]

BUSINESS

Apple Hits The $2 Trillion Mark

Apple Inc., the American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services has become the first U.S. company to be valued at $2 trillion on the stock market. It reached the milestone just two years after becoming the world’s first trillion-dollar company in 2018. Its share price hit $467.77 […]

BUSINESS

Apple — The Most Valuable Public Company In The World

Apple Inc., the American multinational technology company with its headquarter in Cupertino, California, is now reported as the most valuable company in the world. The company designs, develops and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. The company’s shares jumped more than 10% last after the company reported earnings, reaching an all-time high. The stock rose another 2.5% on […]

BUSINESS

U.S. Slams Break On Huawei’s Tech Progress

The U.S. federal government has unveiled a new rule set to restrict the sales of chips to Huawei. The rule requires foreign manufacturers using U.S. chipmaking gear to get a license before being allowed to sell semiconductors to Huawei. In an interview on Yahoo Finance’s On The Move, Huawei CTO Carrier Business Group Paul Scanlan argued that Washington’s move not […]

Jamaica

Minister — Internet Access A Right To Every Citizen

Fayval Williams, the Minister of Science, Energy and Technology says the coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought home forcefully the need to make access to the Internet a right to every citizen. “This right is fundamentally inseparable from the right to education and healthcare,” the Minister said while participating in an online webinar hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS), titled […]

BUSINESS

China Pushes Ahead With 5G Networks

China’s mobile operators have made 5G services available to consumers, as the country seeks to become a global new technology leader. State-owned carriers China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom have recently rolled out their 5G data plans.  This latest move comes against the background of a power struggle over trade and technology between Beijing and Washington. South Korea, the […]

Jamaica

Jamaican Students Leave For China To Learn New Technology

China’s Ambassador to Jamaica Tian Qi has touted the role Chinese businesses have been playing in Jamaica’s economy and predicted a future increase in investment. The Ambassador’s statement comes against the sponsorship by Asian telecom giant Huawei of 10 Jamaican students to learn improved technological procedures. He noted that China was the largest investor in Jamaica, with Chinese companies pumping […]

BUSINESS

Huawei Set To Layoff Employees In U.S.

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is noted as planning a widespread layoff of many of its employees in the United States.  The Chinese telecom’s equipment company has suffered a serious setback since its operation has been blacklisted by the Trump Administration. The layoffs are said to affect jobs at Huawei’s U.S.-based research and […]

NEWS

Apple Picks Texas To Build New Campus

Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in Austin, Texas, that could see an investment of up to $1 billion spent on the project. This investment would be an added boost to the Texas economy and would make Apple the biggest private employer in the State’s capital. The move would also see Apple consolidating its base in the […]

Health HEALTH/FOOD

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health

We hear all the time about how technology is bad for us. Since the introduction of computers, we spend more time sitting at a desk than moving around at work. We have created this sedentary lifestyle that is causing havoc in our overall life. What if I were to tell you that technology has produced benefits? Would you believe me if I […]