Perils and promise of quantum computing are nearing

The stark warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Sitting before an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said quantum computing has the power to transform humanity’s understanding of the natural world, enabling scientists to create new drugs and better batteries, … Read more

Tech stocks notch worst two-week stretch since the start of pandemic

What started off as a third-quarter rebound has turned into a flop for tech investors. The Nasdaq Composite tumbled 5.1% this week after losing 5.5% the previous week. That marks the worst two-week stretch for the tech-heavy index since it plunged more than 20% in March 2020 at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in … Read more

Google CEO Pichai fields questions on cost cuts at all-hands meeting

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 22, 2020. Fabrice COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images As Google tries to navigate an unfamiliar environment of slowing growth, cost cutting and employee dissent over cultural changes, CEO Sundar Pichai is finding himself on … Read more