To the extent there is a flip, it is from the original “build it and they will come” approach of Kevin Rudd and Stephen Conroy to the “build it once theyve shown they need it and are prepared to pay for it” philosophy that underpins NBN Cos announcement.
Conroy dismissed criticism of the lack of a cost-benefit analysis for the original NBN because the future demand for broadband and the applications that might emerge were unforeseeable.
We now know a lot more about the demand, and the applicat…
Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Hard To Read; Intel Dives On Earnings, But These 3 IPOs Fly – Investor’s Business Daily
Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally had an odd Thursday, with several new IPOs soaring as many growth names struggled. Intel stock dived on earnings.
Dow Jones futures were little changed late Thursday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. Chip giant Intel (INTC) plunged following earnings, though that was good news for AMD stock. The stock market rally ended Thursday with a slight positive reversal for the major indexes. Leading stocks were definitely a mixed bag.
XPayPal (PYPL) stock fell back below its buy point, while D.R. Horton (DHI) and several homebuilders now have failed breakouts.
Tesla (TSLA) rose following strong earnings,…
China’s electric car strategy is starting to go global – and the U.S. is lagging behind – CNBC
In a future driven by electric vehicles, China is poised to dominate if the U.S. does not transform its automobile industry in coming years.
Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020.
BEIJING In a future driven by electric vehicles, China is poised to dominate if the U.S. does not transform its automobile industry in coming years.
While California-based Tesla captured popular attention for electric cars, national policy in Beijing encouraged the launch of several rivals in China, the world’s largest auto market. Already, sales of electric cars and other new energy…
Southwest Airlines to start unblocking middle seats for holiday travel – NBC News
Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that it will start fully booking popular routes, unblocking middle seats that it has kept vacant for months to make travelers…
Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that it will start fully booking popular routes, unblocking middle seats that it has kept vacant for months to make travelers feel safer during the pandemic.
The Dallas-based carrier cited several studies that the airline said shows the risk of getting coronavirus on an airplane is extremely rare when everyone wears a mask. In one case, the International Air Transport Association found 44 cases of Covid-19 transmission associated with plane travel, with most…