The past few years have seen the triumphant rise of the individual investor. In 2020 alone, more than 10 million Americans opened brokerage accounts, and demand for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has risen as a result—more than 140 new ETFs have already launched in 2021.
Locatee is Providing Corporate Real Estate Managers Flexibility, Safety and Greater Visibility into Building Occupancy
It’s finally happening. After 16 months, people are peeling off the loungewear, suiting up, and cautiously stepping back into the long-abandoned office. A recent CNBC survey found that 45 percent of major US companies will be implementing a hybrid work model for the second half of 2021, while 32 percent are going right back to an in-person office mode. Regardless of the approach, employers and their employees will return to an office dynamic that has been changed forever. But change is good, as they say, and one prop tech startup is waiting with open arms...
As the world continues to work remotely, even scientists are leaving the lab – and robots are being installed to run the experiments. Realizing the concept of a fully automated scientific laboratory has become more urgent with the growing demand for faster research time (the COVID-19 vaccine race has proven this to be especially true) and more cost-effective medical treatments. This is a demand that Menlo Park, California-based startup Strateos is aiming to fulfill.
While the widespread use of self-driving vehicles may still be some years away, the onboard systems and technologies that help keep passengers safe are constantly improving.
Everything's bigger in Texas — except for the costs of living and doing business. Bottom-line considerations are the main reason an increasing number of California businesses are making a run for the Lone Star State.
What’s it like to be a hologram? Ask Steve Limberg. A professor of accounting in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, Limberg is among the first instructors to experience Recourse, a 3D immersive video platform for distance learning from Contextual Content Group, an Austin-based startup.
In a world of remote learning and social distancing, tactile sensations are sorely missing — but perhaps not for much longer. At Northwestern University, researchers have created an epidermal virtual reality device that mimics the sensation of human touch.
After a year spent mostly at home, it’s no surprise that consumers have become hyper aware of the products they use each day — particularly the paper and plastic supplies that are used once and then trashed.
Driving a new car off the lot never gets old. But in Capital One’s just-released 2021 Car Buying Outlook, both car dealers and car buyers reveal that the purchase journey needs to evolve to take into account a changed landscape--even as they reinforce the enduring appeal of some aspects of the traditional car-buying experience. Here are three top takeaways from the study, which surveyed 1,000 car buyers and 401 dealers.
In hot pursuit of a quantum internet is the University of Arizona in Tucson, which the National Science Foundation selected last summer to receive a five-year, $26 million grant to establish the Center for Quantum Networks.
Sustainability goals have become top of mind for an increasing number of corporations and communities, but in the words of Sherri Mitchell Weh'na Ha'mu Kwasset, Indigenous rights attorney and executive director of the Land Peace Foundation, we will not "solar panel or vote our way out of this crisis without also radically re-framing our connection with our Mother." In order to restore balance in our environment, we must first listen to the natural world — and to those who know it best.
As the threat landscape evolves, higher education institutions must continuously adapt their cybersecurity strategies to target new and expanded risks. That’s been especially true in recent months as colleges shifted to remote learning and operations, a move that dramatically increased the potential attack landscape, highlighted vulnerabilities in users’ at-home IT tools and triggered new types of attacks by hackers.
EPOS BrandVoice: The CIO Frontier: 5 Insights About Innovation & Tech From EPOS Leader Jeppe Dalberg-Larsen
As crucial as tech was to business before the pandemic, it’s even more so now as much of the world works from home. In this new environment, CIOs, already long used to seeing their status rise in the C-suite, have grown more powerful still.
As contactless business practices become the norm, building owners and managers are turning to property technology, or proptech, to successfully navigate the pandemic — from a safe distance.