Well, it appears to be HP’s fault. 3D Systems (DDD) took a good hit during the last 2 trading days. There aren’t many explanations around, but the fact that Stratasys (SSYS) also took a good hit points toward a common denominator. If we add that HP’s results and outlook presentation occurred simultaneously and that investors… Read More Why 3D Systems has been taking a beat?
Photo credit: Gage Skidmore On a macro level, Trump’s tax reform is the topic of the moment. Basically, if approved, it will be positive in the short to medium term, but it will raise high risks for the future of the world economy. The fiscal program seems designed in a way that will increase the… Read More Trump’s tax reform is the tipping point for the future of the world
Photo credit: Steven Straiton Bloomberg reports that SpaceX has just made a successful launch of another reused rocket. When Musk first talked about building reusable rockets, the whole industry laughed. Now, they are, probably, not laughing. The economics of the whole problem are on Musk’s side, reusable rockets have a marginal travel cost equal to… Read More Musk’s space prowess should be an indicator of what to expect from the Model 3
Coach announced that is changing its name to Tapestry. The company now owns three brands: Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade. Victor Luis and his team considered that in order to build a house of fashion company, they needed to change the organizational matrix. Creating an umbrella company clearly indicates that the company is now… Read More New name, new life: Coach is now called Tapestry
Nvidia has unveiled its third generation Drive PX automotive line, code-named Pegasus. This platform represents a 13-fold improvement in the calculating power of the previous line. It is expected that this chip allows fully autonomous driving. This is the continuation of a race towards level 5 autonomous vehicles. Intel is also in this race with… Read More Nvidia unveils third generation automotive chips for autonomous cars
Elon Musk tries to clarify on the most recent Tesla drama. During last week, several analysts suggested that Model 3 was being manually produced due to parts of the automated process in the factory being incomplete. Growing pains in new factories are normal. However, in Tesla’s reality everything is amplified due to the speculative nature… Read More Elon Musk posts video of the production line to show it’s working
Walmart is launching a new service called Mobile Express Returns. This should allow people to return goods using an app and then using an exclusive lane in-store for this purpose. This is another interesting move by the retailer founded by Sam Walton to develop online retailing skills. Walmart has been trying to develop online skills,… Read More The empire strikes back: Walmart launches Mobile Express Returns