Bank of America says these 2 areas in technology are still undervalued and have room to run in 2021

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., March 17, 2020.
  • After a year dominated by mega-cap tech stocks, Bank of America says the technology sector has more room to run in 2021. 
  • But next year’s trade will be about enterprise technology stocks like software, as well as areas of tech sensitive to the economic recovery like semiconductors, according to Savita Subramanian, the bank’s head of US equity and quantitative strategy. 
  • “The world is long FAANG,” said Subramanian, but software and semiconductors aren’t at as much of a crowding risk. 
  • “Technology to us is secular growth with a cyclical price tag,” the strategist told a Tuesday webinar. 
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Investors have piled into the FAANG trade, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other opportunities in tech, according to Bank of

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Scientists develop an energy-efficient strategy to reversibly change ‘spin orientation’ or magnetization direction in magnetite at room temperature — ScienceDaily

Over the last few decades, conventional electronics has been rapidly reaching its technical limits in computing and information technology, calling for innovative devices that go beyond the mere manipulation of electron current. In this regard, spintronics, the study of devices that exploit the “spin” of electrons to perform functions, is one of the hottest areas in applied physics. But, measuring, altering, and, in general, working with this fundamental quantum property is no mean feat.

Current spintronic devices — for example, magnetic tunnel junctions — suffer from limitations such as high-power consumption, low operating temperatures, and severe constraints in material selection. To this end, a team of scientists at Tokyo University of Science and the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, has recently published a study in ACS Nano, in which they present a surprisingly simple yet efficient strategy to manipulate the magnetization angle in magnetite (Fe3O

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How a jewelry designer went in just 3 years from launching her startup from her dorm room with $25k to partnering with Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote

a close up of a woman: Shilpa Yarlagadda, cofounder of Shiffon. Shiffon

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Shilpa Yarlagadda, cofounder of Shiffon. Shiffon

  • Shilpa Yarlagadda, 24, is the cofounder of fine jewelry line Shiffon. 
  • The brand is known for its spiral pinky rings, which represent the pinky promise to support and empower women. 
  • When she founded the business just three years ago, Yarlagadda had only $25,000 in startup capital, most of it from a grant won in her high-school days.
  • Earlier this month, Shiffon teamed up with When We All Vote Foundation, co-chaired by Michelle Obama, to launch special edition hoop earrings that represent the hoops women had to jump through to get equal rights. 
  • In an interview with Business Insider, Yarlagadda talks about her career journey, the importance of mentorship, and her collaboration with the When We All Vote Foundation. 
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When Shilpa Yarlagadda was in between her freshman and sophomore years at Harvard, she

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Microsoft’s Xbox Series X Review: The Living Room Gaming PC I’ve (Mostly) Always Wanted

Last year, not long after Microsoft announced the Xbox Series X, I declared that the upcoming console would “end” — I specifically did not say “win” — the PC/console war, not by beating the PC, but by effectively becoming a PC. At the hardware level, that’s more-or-less what has happened, and it’s particularly true in Microsoft’s case because the Xbox runs an OS based on Windows 10. Does it do what an HTPC/gaming PC does in a living room? I thought it would.

I’ve recently had the opportunity to put my theory to the test by evaluating the $499 Xbox Series X as an HTPC and downstairs gaming system replacement for the hardware I currently use for that task. Because I’ve never reviewed a console before and don’t have a handy PlayStation 5 to compare against, I’m going to evaluate the XSX explicitly from the viewpoint of a lifetime PC

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Need better Zoom quality? Send the kids, and their iPads, to their room with new Wi-Fi tech

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – When your children’s online schooling starts bogging down your Zoom presentation, wouldn’t it be great if you could just send their electronics to their room? 


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That won’t work, of course. At least not today. Because the laptops and tablets the kids are using make just as much conversation-snuffing chatter on the network when they’re out of sight. If their rooms are farther away from your router, it could even make things worse.

But a new mesh Wi-Fi technology Qualcomm announced Tuesday could soon change that. The technology, called Qualcomm Immersive Home, is designed to conquer the battle of the bits by covering the house with little network zones, each with their own small wireless satellite. So when you send a child into another room for virtual class, it not only would quiet the room, but also improve performance for your virtual meeting.

Start the day

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New Garden Room at National Aviary opens with bird-safe glass

New addition showcases acid-etched, solar control low-e glass by Walker Glass and Vitro Glass to provide views, bird-safety, energy performance

Pittsburgh, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced the opening of the new Garden Room at Pittsburgh’s National Aviary, which showcases bird-safe glass supplied by Vitro and Walker Glass. As a sponsor of the project, Vitro Glass also will financially support the National Aviary’s educational programs for classes and school groups.

Known formally as “The Garden Room at the National Aviary,” the new venue offers sweeping views of Allegheny Commons Park and the historic Rose Garden while providing versatile wedding, corporate and classroom space. Solarban® 72 Acuity™ solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) and low-iron glass by Vitro Glass was installed in insulating glass units (IGUs) on three sides of the structure. The IGUs are fabricated with Walker Glass’s AviProtek® acid-etched bird-safe glass (Pattern 213)

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Physicists made a superconductor that works at room temperature. It could one day give rise to high-speed floating trains.

When squeezed between two diamonds, a material made of carbon, sulfur, and hydrogen can become a superconductor. J. Adam Fenster/University of Rochester

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When squeezed between two diamonds, a material made of carbon, sulfur, and hydrogen can become a superconductor. J. Adam Fenster/University of Rochester

  • Superconductors are materials that effortlessly conduct electricity.
  • Until now, they’ve only worked at temperatures of minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • But researchers recently found a superconductor that works at ambient temperatures when under immense pressure. They’re now trying to make it work without that pressure.
  • Widespread superconductors could give rise to high-speed floating trains, super-powered computers, and very cheap electricity.
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Superconductors – materials that transport electricity with no energy lost – have until now only worked at extremely cold temperatures, from about -100 degrees Fahrenheit to the near-absolute zero of space. But this month, that changed.


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In a study published October 14, a team of researchers described a superconductor they engineered, which works at

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