Author: Jerry Smith

I'm a news writer from New Jersey. I graduated from Duke University with a degree in Economics in 2022 and worked as a sports editor for The Chronicle.

Ransomware attacks on NAS devices are a well-known occurrence, and the reasons behind it are clear. First, NAS devices usually store important data that is critical for individuals and organizations. Second, NAS systems are designed to hold and manage significant amounts of data. Third, the NAS market is substantial and rapidly expanding, with an estimated revenue of $25.08 billion in 2021, projected to reach $91.23 billion by 2028, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20.3% for the forecast period. NAS devices are a popular target for ransomware attacks due to the critical data that is often stored on…

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AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a topic of debate for several years, with many questioning its potential threat to humanity. While AI has already made significant advancements in various industries, including healthcare, finance, and transportation, concerns have been raised about the dangers of AI and its potential impact on society. The development of AI technology has the potential to revolutionize industries and improve our lives in ways we never thought possible. From self-driving cars to smart homes, AI has the potential to make our lives easier and more convenient. However, with these advancements come risks that must be addressed. The…

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Photosynthesis is the process by which plants convert sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water into energy. It is the foundation of life on Earth and is responsible for producing the oxygen we breathe. Despite its importance, photosynthesis has been limited in its ability to provide renewable energy to humanity. However, recent research has discovered a “leak” in photosynthesis that could potentially fill humanity’s energy bucket. Scientists from the University of Sheffield and the University of Cambridge have discovered a way to enhance the efficiency of photosynthesis by identifying a “leak” in the process. During photosynthesis, plants convert sunlight into energy through…

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Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become increasingly popular investment vehicles over the past decade, due to their flexibility, diversification, and low costs. One of the less known advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency, which can be a significant factor in achieving long-term investment goals. In this article, we will explore the power of ETF tax efficiency and how investors can benefit from it by investing in the TAXF ETF. Taxes in Mutual Funds and ETFs First, it is essential to understand the tax implications of traditional mutual funds versus ETFs. Mutual funds are required to distribute capital gains and dividends…

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Rolls-Royce CEO Tufan Erginbilgic has made significant changes to the company’s top leadership since joining in January. On Friday, the FTSE 100 firm announced that Helen McCabe, currently senior VP of finance for BP’s customers and products division, would take over as CFO, replacing Panos Kakoullis who will step down at the end of August.  Rob Watson, who has been leading the electric aviation unit, will now head the crucial civil aerospace business. Meanwhile, Adam Riddle has been appointed as the new head of Rolls-Royce’s defense unit and the chair and CEO of Rolls-Royce North America. The reshuffle comes after…

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David Tepper, a billionaire hedge fund manager, recently made a bet on the debt of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). According to regulatory filings, Tepper’s Appaloosa Management LP bought $75 million worth of bonds issued by SVB in the fourth quarter of 2021. This move indicates Tepper’s confidence in the future prospects of SVB and the technology industry as a whole. SVB is a California-based bank that provides financial services to technology, life sciences, and healthcare companies. The bank has a strong presence in Silicon Valley, where it has provided financing to some of the most successful startups, including Airbnb, Uber,…

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