• Automotive

    Auto industry set to put brakes on central Europe’s COVID-19 recovery

    BUDAPEST/PRAGUE (Reuters) – The auto industry, long a driver of economic growth in central Europe, is likely to be one of the main drags on the region’s efforts this year to recover from the impact of COVID-19. FILE PHOTO: Employees work on an assembly line as the Volkswagen construction plant reopens after shutting down due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bratislava, Slovakia April 28, 2020. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa/File Photo After communist rule ended in central Europe three decades ago, foreign carmakers invested heavily in a region that had a cheap and efficient workforce. The auto sector became an important source of foreign investment, employment and growth. But with car…

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  • Health

    Global Wireless Health and Fitness Devices Industry

    New York, Sept. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Global Wireless Health and Fitness Devices Industry” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05205346/?utm_source=GNW 6 Million Units in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 464.6 Million Units by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 11.2{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} over the analysis period 2020-2027. Sports & Fitness, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 10.1{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} CAGR and reach 280.4 Million Units by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Remote Health Monitoring segment is readjusted…

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  • Technology

    NH startup is bringing diversity to the tech industry

    “Our entire mission is to bridge the racial wealth gap in America,” Miller said. “We feel like tech is the way to do that.” That’s because tech jobs pay well, with salaries for skilled workers in the industry averaging $135,000, Miller said. “That’s more than the median household income of a Black family and a Latinx family combined.” Yet even though Black Americans make up about 13 percent of the population, a 2018 Pew Research Center survey found that Black workers make up just 9 percent of all workers in STEM jobs — those involving science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Latinos are about 18 percent of the population but just…

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