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It’s been a pretty great week for Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) shareholders, with its shares surging 17% to US$478 in the week since its latest full-year results. Zebra Technologies reported US$4.4b in revenue, roughly in line with analyst forecasts, although statutory earnings per share (EPS) of US$9.35 beat expectations, being 6.5% higher than what the …

President Joe Biden and his team are taking the reins of the federal government at a critical point for education technology. Millions of students are still learning from home, bringing an urgency to longstanding problems like the “homework gap” and the continuing need for effective online teaching strategies. At the same time, schools and districts …

New Tech Policies Often Build on Existing Foundations The outgoing administration left a blueprint to follow on tech modernization. Initiatives ranging from Cloud Smart to Artificial Intelligence for the American People underpin the work already being done by agencies to upgrade their IT environments. Biden transition officials gave one clue early on as to where …

South Carolina’s primary health agency has already spent nearly $120 million to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, state legislators last were told last week. In 2021, COVID-19 could cost the state triple that amount. The funds allocated to help pay for the effort are not going to be enough to carry the S.C. Department of …

by: Austin Kellerman, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Jan 16, 2021 / 10:07 AM EST / Updated: Jan 16, 2021 / 10:53 AM EST WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — As part of President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan unveiled this week, most Americans will receive a $1,400 stimulus checks. Though it’s not the $2,000 many people …

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mental health includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. GREENSBORO, N.C. — Before entering 2021, about 31-percent of Americans said they planned on making New Year’s resolutions. The most popular resolutions were exercising more and losing weight. That’s according to a “You Gov” poll that surveyed …

Investors in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) had a good week, as its shares rose 3.0% to close at US$77.42 following the release of its first-quarter results. It looks like a credible result overall – although revenues of US$5.8b were what the analysts expected, Micron Technology surprised by delivering a (statutory) profit of US$0.71 per share, …

A man stands near signage promoting the UK’s National Health Service message, “Stay Home, Save Lives” on a bus shelter in London on January 8. Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images UK London Mayor Sadiq Khan declared a “‘major incident’ due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus across the capital and the increase of Covid-19 cases in hospitals, …

Hours after blocking legislation to increase the direct payments in the coronavirus stimulus legislation to $2,000, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill to approve the larger checks but only if Congress acceded to two other demands of President Donald Trump. As the price for the $2,000 checks, McConnell’s bill would establish a commission …

Earlier this year, Berkshire Hathaway threw its heavyweight name behind Barrick Gold GOLD, +0.31% with an investment that flew in the face of Warren Buffett’s longtime aversion to gold. The news was “earth-shaking in the gold market,” one strategist said at the time. Now, Kevin Smith, Crescat Capital’s chief investment officer, says others following suit …