Tech

Kellogg Makes Another Big Tech Investment With New ‘MBAi’

Kellogg School of Management already sends a huge number of its MBAs into technology fields. Now the school is investing even more in tech as a future home for its graduates. In response to unrelenting demand for MBAs with expertise in AI and data science, Kellogg is partnering with Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering to offer a 15-month, five-quarter, accelerated joint “MBAi,” beginning in September 2021.” data-reactid=”28″Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management already sends a huge number of its MBAs into technology fields. Now the school is investing even more in tech as a future home for its graduates. In response to unrelenting demand for MBAs with expertise in AI and data science, Kellogg is partnering with Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering to offer a 15-month, five-quarter, accelerated joint “MBAi,” beginning in September 2021.

at all but seven of the 36 schools in the United States and Europe examined recently

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A WeChat Ban Should Be the Moment for Decentralized Tech. But It’s Not.

People from the world’s two largest economies could soon have a much harder time communicating with each other. Literally. 

The U.S. may soon ban WeChat, the multi-purpose messaging app for more than 1 billion Chinese users, in addition to shutting down TikTok’s American operations. The ban could be disruptive for 19 million active WeChat users in the U.S., including Americans who regularly communicate with China. Popular messaging apps such as Telegram and Facebook’s WhatsApp are blocked in China, further limiting communication channels. 

President Donald Trump’s threat highlights how governments can, by targeting centralized companies, disrupt the communication of millions of people. This should be the perfect moment for borderless, decentralized apps that can’t be easily shut down. But it’s not. 

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Decentralized apps use blockchain technology to store data in a distributed manner, rather than having it be controlled by a

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Top 10 Largest Technology ETFs: Riding the Tech Wave

What are the largest technology ETFs? Technology companies are dominating the stock market, and of course, the world. With the rise of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other futuristic technologies, tech companies are expected to play an even bigger role in our lives. If you are bullish on the tech sector, technology ETFs are one of the simplest and easiest ways to gain exposure to a broad range of tech companies. Here we take a look at the top 10 largest technology ETFs listed in the US.

Technology ETFs invest in the stocks of companies providing technology hardware, software, and services. They include Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Cisco, Nvidia, and more. Some tech ETFs also have medical devices stocks in their portfolio.

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There are more than 80 technology ETFs in the US. When investing in ETFs, you should look at their assets under management (AUM), trading volumes,

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Is It Time to Rotate Out of Tech ETFs?

Technology stocks and ETFs have been star performers of this year. The coronavirus outbreak could not take the sheen out of this sector, rather added more to it. Social distancing norms enacted globally to mitigate the spread of the virus compelled people to stay at home, binge on online shopping and work as well as learn from home.

As a result, the demand for clouding computing, video gaming, online payment services as well as shopping and cyber security facilities surged. U.S. technology is the “longest ‘long’ of all-time,” per the findings in Bank of America’s monthly fund manager survey, as quoted on CNBC. As much as 74% of fund managers found U.S. technology and growth to be the “most crowded trade,” — the highest level ever in BofA’s monthly survey.

No wonder, Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund XLK is up 16.5% this year versus the 0.5% dip in the S&P

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