By Gary Shapiro Published July 21, 2019 Opinion FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Big tech will likely face new regulations in the fall: Loup Ventures managing partner Loup Ventures managing partner Gene Munster says big tech companies will likely face new regulations in the fall. Recent criticisms of tech companies and public calls to break them up are not only misguided – they actively stymie American innovation. For the U.S. to remain a global tech leader, we need to support – not tear down – the companies leading the way in the tech industry. Continue Reading Below The U.S. is home to many successful companies. Some provide important free services; others provide access to information and communication. And our nation produced an impressive 133 unicorns –startups with a valuation of more than $1 billion – between 2009 and 2018. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... … [Read more...] about In defense of big tech
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Government policies can make or break a tech company’s chances of success. As Treasurer Josh Frydenberg prepares to hand down his first, and perhaps only, budget, business executives have told Business Insider Australia what they need in order to thrive. There’s a lot on their list, but there are several recurring wishes. They want certainty on the research and development tax incentives and an expansion of the early significant innovation company (ESIC) tax incentive. There’s also calls for greater superannuation tax breaks for primary caregivers and a greater focus on health technology, among other things. Here’s this year’s list of wishes and predictions for federal budget 2019-20. Mike Rosenbaum, cofounder of The Sharing Hub and CEO of Spacer.com.au This year we hope the budget will include more support and tax breaks for Australian businesses. By investing in our homegrown businesses we can boost our international prominence as an innovation … [Read more...] about Here’s what 18 Australian tech business leaders want from the budget
Joe Mcdonald, Ap Business Writer Updated 12:33 am CST, Monday, January 7, 2019 FILE - In this July 4, 2018, file photo, a shopper walks past a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei unveiled Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, a processor chip for data centers and cloud computing in a bid to expand into an emerging global market despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk. less FILE - In this July 4, 2018, file photo, a shopper walks past a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei unveiled Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, a processor chip for data ... more Photo: Mark Schiefelbein, AP Photo: Mark Schiefelbein, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this July 4, 2018, file photo, a … [Read more...] about China’s Huawei unveils chip for global big data market
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Business | Global Markets Catch Their Breath After a Turbulent Run Supported by ByCarlos Tejada Dec. 17, 2018 HONG KONG — Global investors signaled a pause on Monday in a three day stock sell-off, leaving Asian markets largely muted for the day and Europe set to open modestly lower. The subdued movement should come as a relief to investors in the United States, where shares dropped last week over concerns about economic conditions in China, the United States and other countries. Futures contracts that predict the performance of shares suggested that Wall Street would open trading on a mildly positive note. The Nikkei 225 exchange in Tokyo rose 0.6 percent, the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong ended flat and the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.2 percent. Exchanges in South Korea and Taiwan ended … [Read more...] about Global Markets Catch Their Breath After a Turbulent Run
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Tech Workers Got Paid in Company Stock. They Used It to Agitate for Change. Supported by ByKate Conger Dec. 16, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley technology firms are known for giving stock to their workers, a form of compensation that often helps employees feel invested in their companies. But tech workers are now starting to use those shares to turn the tables on their employers. As many tech employees take a more activist approach to how their innovations are being deployed and increasingly speak out on a range of issues, some are using the stock as a way to demand changes at their companies. At Amazon, more than a dozen employees who had received stock grants recently exercised their rights as shareholders. In late November and early December, they filed identical shareholder … [Read more...] about Tech Workers Got Paid in Company Stock. They Used It to Agitate for Change.