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China Orders Government, State Firms to Dump Foreign PCs

China Orders Government, State Firms to Dump Foreign PCs

(Bloomberg) — China has ordered central government agencies and state-backed corporations to replace foreign-branded personal computers with domestic alternatives within two years, marking one of Beijing’s most aggressive efforts so far to eradicate key overseas technology from within its most sensitive organs. . Most Read from Bloomberg Staff were asked after the week-long May break …

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Dollar near 20-year highs amid global markets route

Dollar near 20-year highs amid global markets route

Euro, Hong Kong dollar, US dollar, Japanese yen, pound and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this picture illustration, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – The dollar index hovered near 20-year highs against major peers on Friday, as market sell-offs in …

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Did $2,000 Stimulus Checks Actually Hurt Americans' Finances?

Did $2,000 Stimulus Checks Actually Hurt Americans’ Finances?

Image source: Getty Images The stimulus payments appeared to help Americans’ finances — but did they? key points President Joe Biden campaigned on the promise of providing $2,000 stimulus checks. I have signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law to make that happen. These payments may have contributed to inflation, which is hurting people’s …

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How Exposed Is Your Supply Chain to Climate Risks?

How Exposed Is Your Supply Chain to Climate Risks?

Hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, heat waves, and wildfires — weather-related calamities have alarmed boardrooms across industries and awakened leadership teams to the high degree of financial risk posed by climate change. Executives are now asking: “How exposed is our global supply chain network? Which critical sites have the highest exposure in terms of revenue impact? Which …

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US and More Than 55 Other Countries Pledge to Keep an Open Internet

US and More Than 55 Other Countries Pledge to Keep an Open Internet

The United States and more than 55 other governments have pledged to reinforce democracy online by agreeing not to shut down access to the internet, use algorithms to illegally spy on citizens or run misinformation campaigns to undermine elections, the White House said on Thursday. The governments said they would not block or limit the …

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Spike Chunsoft Hints At AI: The Somnium Files Sequel News With 'Hidden Bats' Site

Spike Chunsoft Hints At AI: The Somnium Files Sequel News With ‘Hidden Bats’ Site

Image: Spike Chunsoft Spike Chunsoft is the king of the countdown website. Overnight, the developer has launched a brand new teaser website which has got fans’ tongues wagging. This new site is called ‘Hidden Bats’, and features 9 CRT TVs stacked, with the middle one letting you play a pretty bizarre video titled ‘Bats489’, which …

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Intel's Meteor Lake Chip for 2023 PCs Is Up and Running Today

Intel’s Meteor Lake Chip for 2023 PCs Is Up and Running Today

Meteor Lake, a radically redesigned Intel processor due to ship in PCs in 2023, now can run Windows, Linux and Chrome OS. It’s a remarkable achievement for a complicated new approach that combines many “chiplets” into one more capable processor. “We have officially powered on our first disaggregated product: Meteor Lake,” tweeted Michelle Johnston Holthaus, …

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