antivirus Spending

The best free antivirus 2021: Keep your PC Secure without spending a dime

Updated Many of the big names in antivirus offer a free version of their security suites. Here are our top five choices for free AV. Thinkstock Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors We spend a lot of time looking at the best paid antivirus…

Intel Spending

Intel is spending $3.5 billion to upgrade its New Mexico fab

Bottom line: Intel has announced plans to spend $3.5 billion to upgrade one of its chip manufacturing facilities in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The idea is that the heavy investment will help counter the ongoing global chip shortage, but it’s going to take some time for the money to do its job. The money will…

Spending We're

We are still spending record amounts on gambling, a year into the pandemic

Video game sales are still smashing records roughly a year after the COVID-19 pandemic led many people to stay indoors. The NPD Group has determined that video game spending in the US surged 18 percent in March 2021 compared to a year earlier, hitting a new record of $5.6 billion. Hardware sales in particular jumped…

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TSMC is spending $100 billion on expansion and R&D across the next 3 Decades

What just happened? The global chip shortage has led to problems across multiple industries. With demand for semiconductors expected to continue for the foreseeable future, TSMC has announced plans to invest over $100 billion across the next three years on expanding manufacturing capacity and research and development. “TSMC is entering a period of higher growth…

Biden's Spending

Biden’s spending plans may indicate”a new world,” says Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz

A Nobel Prize-winning economist says he not only endorses President Biden’s expected $4 trillion infrastructure spending plan, but expects that it could break the U.S. out of the low-growth, low-inflation environment that has existed for the past 20 years.Why it matters: The combination of Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan and the expected Build Back…

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US game spending jumped 35 Percent in February, says NPD Group

Games brought in $4.6 billion as Super Mario 3D World and Switch led full game and hardware charts