Computer Finance

What happens to your digital assets when you die?

Not too long ago, owning a personal computer was new. Today, we all interact personally and professionally using desktops or laptops and access the Internet through cell phones. The constant presence of digital information in our lives has led to social and economic changes that would have been difficult to …

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Hedge funds in turn on the markets

Hedge funds had their best start to a calendar year since before the financial crisis. But, behind the strong figures in the headline, managers are struggling to cope with puzzling movements in the markets. According to data group HFR, funds rose 6% in the first quarter, on the back of …

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UVA Engineering Computer Scientists Discover New Vulnerability Affecting Computers Globally

IT experts believed they had developed adequate security patches after Specter’s 2018 major global flaw, but UVA’s discovery shows processors are once again open to hackers. Charlottesville, Virginia, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In 2018, researchers from industry and academia revealed a potentially devastating hardware flaw that left computers …

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National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences elect 36 new UC members

The National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced their newly elected members this week, expanding their ranks to 11 and 25 UC professors, respectively. Membership in these prestigious organizations puts a person in a distinguished business. The National Academy of Sciences was established in …

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Has NVIDIA (NVDA) outperformed other IT and tech stocks this year?

Bloomberg US Jobs Recovery After Crisis Looks Strong: Eco Week (Bloomberg) – The U.S. economy likely saw another bumper month of hiring in April, consistent with other reports that suggest growth momentum is developing in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Wages may have increased of 978,000, according to economists’ …

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Goldman Sachs Predicts Quantum Computing 5 Years From Market Use

Quantum computing could be involved in some of the most complex calculations in financial markets within five years, much sooner than expected, according to a study conducted jointly by Goldman Sachs. The findings come as banks and other companies at the forefront of quantum research have turned to attempting to …

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