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Fuel Demand May Peak

The rapid take-up of electric vehicles in India’s fledgling market has prompted a major rethink about the country’s long-term fuel needs as refiners in Asia’s third-largest economy hasten their shift away from oil production. India, one of the world’s fastest growing oil markets, has lagged major economic peers in Europe and Asia in the adoption […]

U.S. Lawsuit Against Google

The U.S. economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter, but that likely exaggerates the nation’s health as a measure of domestic demand rose at its slowest pace in 2-1/2 years, reflecting the impact of higher borrowing costs. The Commerce Department’s advance fourth-quarter gross domestic product report on Thursday showed half of the boost […]

U.S. Lawsuit Against Google

A landmark lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department against Alphabet’s Google over its dominance of advertising technology could help rivals and websites that sell ad space, but leaves an uncertain future for the advertisers themselves, experts told Reuters. The Justice Department’s complaint against Google on Tuesday called for the company to divest Google Ad Manager, […]

Crypto Derivatives Crash

An industry body set out a global framework on Thursday for trading derivatives linked to cryptoassets to avoid FTX-style collapses sowing confusion over ownership. The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published guidance for trading digital asset derivatives to clarify what happens when things go wrong in an underlying market, such as the collapse of […]

the EV Surge Is Everything

The surprise leadership shuffle on Thursday at Toyota Motor Corp, renewed urgency at Renault and Nissan Motor Co to restructure their alliance and Elon Musk’s declaration that Tesla Inc will be the world’s No. 1 automaker by a wide margin have one thing in common: What once defined the global auto industry’s center is no […]

what are the challenges in cyber security

While technology is helping organizations optimize their operations through various innovative means, the number of cyber security threats companies must deal with has grown. Who hasn’t heard about ransomware, phishing attacks, malware attacks, and such? More importantly, who hasn’t asked the question, what are the challenges in cyber security realms? The only thing more valuable […]

Marketmind

With market visibility extremely low, bouts of optimism about peak interest rates this year are being repeatedly punctured by the related fear of falling demand and the prospect of a looming profits recession. And deep in the weeds of the fourth-quarter corporate earnings season, Microsoft’s overnight rollercoaster probably defines the uncertainty. Microsoft stock surged almost […]

Microsoft’s Cloud Business

Microsoft Corp posted results on Tuesday that showed some strength in the face of a weak economy, buttressed by a cloud business that hit Wall Street targets for the end of 2022, but it may miss expectations in the current quarter. The relatively stable outlook helped assuage fears that the lucrative cloud segment for big […]