JPMorgan to launch digital bank in the UK next week

JPMorgan will launch its hotly anticipated U.K. digital bank next week, the firm confirmed to CNBC. The move will see JPMorgan take on Britain's established banks as well as challengers like Monzo. It marks the first international expansion of JPMorgan's consumer bank brand in its 222-year history. LONDON — JPMorgan Chase is gearing up to… Continue reading JPMorgan to launch digital bank in the UK next week

Kroger CEO says finding talent is grocery operator's greatest challenge, as it teams up with Instacart

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said the country's largest supermarket operator currently has about 20,000 job openings. "We're aggressively hiring anywhere we can," he said on CNBC. "One of the biggest constraints we have right now is finding talented people." The retailer announced Tuesday that it had teamed up with Instacart to increase its ability to… Continue reading Kroger CEO says finding talent is grocery operator's greatest challenge, as it teams up with Instacart

New bipartisan cybersecurity bill aims to attract top talent into government, co-authors say

A bipartisan bill seeking to bolster the nation's cybersecurity infrastructure and attack prevention capabilities is now heading to the House floor. It's supposed to attract "the best talent" into the federal government, co-author Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., told CNBC on Wednesday. Fellow co-author Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., said she's witnessed a "lack of talent" in… Continue reading New bipartisan cybersecurity bill aims to attract top talent into government, co-authors say

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: MicroStrategy, AutoNation, Palantir and more

Here are the companies making headlines on Tuesday: MicroStrategy — The enterprise software company's shares fell more than 5% Tuesday after the announcement to purchase more bitcoin. MicroStrategy said it plans to offer $600 million of senior convertible notes and use the net proceeds to buy bitcoin,. The move would mark the second time the company has made a… Continue reading Stocks making the biggest moves midday: MicroStrategy, AutoNation, Palantir and more

Coronavirus may ravage technology supply chains

Apple sales target miss due to coronavirus, company says FOX Business’ Susan Li reports Apple took 60 percent off the Dow Jones index due to factory closings during the coronavirus outbreak. Decline is ‘temporary,’ she says. The debt-ratings agency Fitch warned Tuesday that U.S. technology firms could suffer lasting harm from the coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading… Continue reading Coronavirus may ravage technology supply chains

Utah to use Blockchain Technology for Mobile Voting in Upcoming Elections  | BTCMANAGER

Tusk Philanthropies, a platform that claims to be focused on advancing distributed ledger technology (DLT) based mobile voting, has announced that Utah County will use its blockchain solution for mobile voting in its upcoming municipal primary election in August 2019, according to a press release on July 23, 2019. Utah Adopts Blockchain for Voting  As… Continue reading Utah to use Blockchain Technology for Mobile Voting in Upcoming Elections  | BTCMANAGER