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The perils and promise of quantum computing are nearing. Here are ways to invest

The stark warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Sitting before an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said quantum computing has the power to transform humanity’s understanding of the natural world, enabling scientists to create new drugs and better batteries, …

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Tech stocks just had their worst two-week stretch since the start of the pandemic

Pedestrians pass by the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images What started off as a third-quarter rebound has turned into a flop for tech investors. The Nasdaq tumbled 5.1% this week after losing 5.5% the prior week. That marks the worst two-week stretch for the tech-heavy index since it plunged …

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Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 11 update with video editor and Start menu folders

Panos Panay, chief product officer of Microsoft, holds the Surface Neo laptop computer during a Microsoft product event in New York on Oct. 2, 2019. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft on Tuesday said it’s starting to release the first major update to Windows 11, the current version of its PC operating system. …

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Oracle reports 18% revenue growth after Cerner deal closes

Oracle CEO Safra Catz speaks during the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on June 19, 2017. The SelectUSA Investment Summit brings together companies from all over the world, economic development organizations from every corner of the nation and other parties working to facilitate foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. Eric Thayer …

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Asia’s video game giants continues acquisition hunt to expand into new formats and markets

Revenue from mobile games accounts for more than half of the mobile gaming market. Sony is looking to diversify beyond consoles with its new dedicated PlayStation mobile gaming division. Mateusz Slodkowski | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images sony Sony’s PlayStation has dominated the gaming console market for a long time. But the business …

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Microsoft and ByteDance are collaborating on a big AI project, even as US-China rivalry heats up

Flags of China and the United States are seen near a ByteDance logo in this illustration picture taken Sept. 18, 2020. Florence Lo | Reuters The high-stakes battle between the US and China for supremacy in artificial intelligence has domestic lawmakers growing increasingly concerned over what losing out could mean for national security, the economy …

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Sony hikes the price of its PlayStation 5 console because of soaring inflation

In this photo illustration a PlayStation 5 logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Mateusz Slodkowski | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images Sony on Thursday raised the recommended retail price of its PlayStation 5 games console in several international markets citing the global economic environment, including high inflation. The Japanese gaming giant said that …

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‘Don’t be a hero’: Investment pro reveals how to navigate the market, names the tech stocks she’s buying

Market veteran Nancy Tengler says talk of a new bull market is premature, as she names her favorite “reliable” stocks. “I think this rally has been excellent,” Tengler, who is CEO and chief investment officer of Laffer Tengler Investments, told CNBC “Squawk Box Asia” last week. “We have been adding to risk in our portfolios …

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