In this article AAPL DE It was an exciting day at iFixit in November 2021, when Apple announced its decision to release a consumer-repair policy, along with new parts, replacement screens, batteries, and service manuals for iPhones. The push from the previously reluctant Apple was seen as a major shift on the “right to repair”
A representation of cryptocurrency Binance is seen in this illustration taken August 6, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Crypto giant Binance is bolstering its presence in France after a choppy year of regulatory scrutiny. The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is financing a 100 million euro ($113 million) initiative with industry group France FinTech in an
In this article INTC AAPL Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. Brooks Kraft/Apple Inc/Handout via Reuters Apple‘s decision to ditch Intel paid off this year. The pivot allowed Apple to completely rethink the Mac, which had started to
In this article TSLA Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands in the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has sold another 934,090 shares, or about $1.02 billion worth of his holdings, in his electric car and solar business according
Chris Hondros | Newsmakers | Getty Images For the first time in five years, tech investors aren’t the life of the Wall Street party. As 2021 winds down, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite is up 23% for the year, trailing the S&P 500, which has climbed 28%, through Monday. The last two times the S&P 500
In this article AAPL External View of the Apple store on Fifth Avenue on August 19, 2020 in New York City. VIEW press | Corbis News | Getty Images Apple closed its stores to indoor customer traffic at its New York City retail locations Monday due to a rise in Covid-19 cases in the city.
In this article GOOGL Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 20, 2020. Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images Alphabet is on the verge of wrapping up its best year from an investment perspective since 2009, and has proven to be by far the top-performing Big Tech stock of 2021.
In this article NVDA FTNT ASAN SYNA UPST Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Technology stocks have been far from a sure bet since 2021 began its stretch run in mid-November. Inflationary concerns and fears of rising interest rates pushed investors out of software and internet
SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. Michele Tantussi | Reuters Electric carmaker Tesla is clearing the final hurdles to get its massive German “Gigafactory” up and running in the new year. The Berlin-Brandenburg plant has
A visual representation of cryptocurrencies. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images The International Monetary Fund is concerned about cryptocurrencies, particularly because the nascent market is growing at such a significant pace and regulation is not following suit. The total market value of all crypto assets surpassed $2 trillion in September this year — representing
In this article BIDU Baidu Vice President Ma Jie gives reporters in Beijing a preview on Dec. 21, 2021, of how the company’s metaverse app XiRang will host a developer conference. Baidu BEIJING — While metaverse hype has swept the world this year, one of China’s tech giants in the game has revealed a version
Jack Dorsey creator, co-founder, and Chairman of Twitter and co-founder & CEO of Square speaks on stage at the Bitcoin 2021 Convention, a crypto-currency conference held at the Mana Convention Center in Wynwood on June 04, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Jack Dorsey has been blocked on Twitter, the social media
Rivian electric trucks are seen parked near the Nasdaq MarketSite building in Times Square on November 10, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images If 2021 was the year for electric vehicle stocks, 2022 is the year for actual deliveries. At least that’s the wager. Investor money this year poured into
David Marcus, head of blockchain with Facebook Inc., waits for the start of a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images It was a year of change for Facebook. The company was reborn as Meta, its first name change since Facebook dropped
Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu announced on Dec. 23, 2021, the first car with HarmonyOS will begin deliveries in February 2022. Evelyn Cheng | CNBC BEIJING — Less than a week after Chinese electric car start-up Nio announced its latest competitor to Tesla, Huawei released details on a vehicle with specs it claims
In this article 9618-HK 700-HK JD.com plummeted Thursday after Tencent announced it will be giving most of its shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant away to its shareholders. Tencent said it will declare a one-time dividend in which it will distribute more than 457 million Class A ordinary shares of JD.com to shareholders, with a