The world loses when Big Oil holds all the cards

Imagine that the future of civilization is being decided at a poker table. The four players are the chairman of ExxonMobil, the distinguished climate scientist James Hansen, climate activist Greta Thunberg, and the mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, one of America’s most flood-prone cities. The game is Texas Hold’em. TheContinue Reading

The Daily Observations

Morgan Stanley senses the dawn, a look at Big Tech’s big layoffs, and news of a couple of App Store investigations.  Morgan Stanley Puts Apple at Top of Anticipated IT Turnaround Here’s something we haven’t heard a lot lately: Positivity around the tech sector. Seeking Alpha has notes on aContinue Reading

12 Best Big Data Stocks To Buy Now

In this article, we discuss 12 best big data stocks to buy now. If you want to see more stocks in this selection, check out 5 Best Big Data Stocks To Buy Now.  According to Fortune Business Insights, the global big data analytics market was valued at $240.56 billion inContinue Reading

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment

Why is your work needed?  It’s so vital to reduce emissions at this time of climate emergency, but people are often not sure where to start. Reducing flying is one of the most impactful actions we can take for the climate, but lots of people are not aware of theContinue Reading

New Jersey Economic Development Authority CEO Tim Sullivan speaks at a press conference in Berkeley Heights to announce the expansion of fintech Fiserv Inc. in New Jersey, adding, 1,927 jobs to an already exisiting 1,063 jobs, on Sept. 30, 2021.

Throughout 2022, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority generated substantial activity, capped off by a busy December that yielded several developments, including the launch of a new cannabis grant program, major milestones for the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund, $255 million in federal funds to support small businesses, more fundingContinue Reading

Mayoral candidates gear up for first debate — Garcia picks up steam — Plastic straw crackdown

— Morning Trade surveyed trade minds: What’s your biggest, boldest prediction for trade policy in the new year? Here’s what six experts see coming down the pike in 2023. — The senator who cast the pivotal vote on the Inflation Reduction Act has vowed to clarify the intent of theContinue Reading

AlUla sets the stage for the next big tourism boom

CAIRO: The Middle East and North Africa region is on its way to becoming the next Silicon Valley, with venture capital and startup activity rising annually. Last year, the funding ecosystem saw massive growth compared to previous years, thanks to the region’s inspiring entrepreneurial talent. It witnessed Saudi Arabia, theContinue Reading

Rapid advances in drone technology and improvements in size, cost, and intelligence have led to a gradual lowering of the threshold for the use of consumer-grade drones, extending their utility in communications, photography, agriculture, surveillance, and various public services71. They are also widely sought after in major e-commerce platforms. Therefore,Continue Reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Big sale by realtor Nikki Carchedi; Berkshire Money Management new hires; BEAT debuts Berkshire Green Drinks; Strong Little Souls receives $50,000 donation; Great Barrington short-term rental registration

Realtor Nikki Carchedi. Image courtesy of  Stone House Properties. $8,000,000 property is most expensive property sold in the Berkshires MLS Alford— Nestled in the hills of Alford sits a fairy-tale house straight out of the Cotswolds or Tudor England. The magical handcrafted home was built in 2011 by the sellers,Continue Reading