The metaverse might be a work in progress, but a key prototype – the virtual world – has been around for several decades. Screen capture from Second Life by Tom Boellstorff, CC BY-NDQuick, define the word “metaverse.”
Wall Street is following Fed rate hike news with rapt attention.
Activist workers have successfully formed unions at 135 Starbucks since they began organizing in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2021.
Consumers are perhaps feeling inflation pain most at the pump.
President Joe Biden authorized use of the Defense Production Act to ramp up production of several climate-friendly technologies. Werner Slocum/NRELSolar panels, heat pumps and hydrogen are all building blocks of a clean energy economy. But are they truly “essential to the national defense”?
U.S. solar installations had been rising quickly until the threat of new tariffs darkened the 2022 outlook.
The vast majority of high-profile big tech whistleblowers in recent years have been women. Elke Meitzel/Image Source via Getty ImagesA number of high-profile whistleblowers in the technology industry have stepped into the spotlight in the past few years.
When refugees get money, it can stimulate the local economy. Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP via Getty ImagesRefugees increasingly receive money from humanitarian agencies and organizations, instead of food, clothing and other items shipped from afar. This approach is intended to let refugees get more of what they need while also boosting local businesses.