What’s behind the big market swing from tech to banks

  The tech sector can’t lead the market forever: Strategist  Friday, 9 Jun 2017 | 2:08 PM ET | 01:44 Technology stocks are getting beaten up and banks have surged as part of a broader trend that has hit the market this year, where yesterday’s hot hands are today’s also-rans. The two sides have exchanged marketRead More

Siri Far Behind Alexa and Google Assistant, Says Ex-Apple Employee: Report

  HIGHLIGHTS Siri reportedly hasn’t mastered many skills that its competitors have Apple employees feel HomePod is no competition to Amazon Echo HomePod has been publicised more as a good quality audio speaker While Siri is one of the oldest voice-based virtual assistants to exist, post WWDC reactions to the voice assistant has been lessRead More

The documents behind an ambitious plan for Maine’s forests

The company proposing an ambitious plan to turn Maine’s forests into energy haven’t volunteered much about their past experience with such projects, but a regulatory filing made public this week helps shed light on their history. Court filings and other documents were also key. The release of the new regulatory filing detailing the company’s plan for two biomass facilitiesRead More

The Oddly Specific Marriage Rule Behind Mark Zuckerberg’s Success

Love him or hate him, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg clearly seems to have cracked the code of what it takes to reach the ranks of the truly successful. Perhaps part of what makes him so appealing to people is that he himself was an outsider. Through intense focus, hard work, and determination, he raised himselfRead More

MySQL devs take cache behind shed, shot heard

The developers of MySQL Server have decided its Query Cache feature is a bottleneck and killed it off. Looking over the number of results (and the diversity of advice offered) if you search “tuning MySQL query cache”, it’s not entirely surprising. The problem is scalability, as MySQL Server product manager Morgan Tocker writes here. TheRead More