Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images Manoj Narang. Manoj Narang has been using data and technology to invest for nearly two decades. Now, he’s launching a $ 1 billion hedge fund that combines computer-driven investing decisions and high-frequency trading with data on stock market patterns.  In the industry, these are called quant and alternative data strategies. Hedge funds have been […]

Matthew DeBord/BI Squeezes right in. The Smart Fortwo has been around since the late 1990s, and although you could argue that the very small car has achieved an iconic status (sort of), it’s not exactly a widely praised or beloved machine. The core problem has always been that to have a diminutive city vehicle, easy to […]

Digital edition available now  (DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 18, 2016) – Compelling examples of manufacturers involved in the most technologically advanced explorations of the universe, as well as human biological systems, are featured in this summer’s edition of Smart Manufacturing magazine. Created to educate and inform manufacturing professionals about the challenges and immense opportunities associated […]

Digital version now available  (DEARBORN, Mich., May 3, 2016) – The first issue of SME’s Smart Manufacturing magazine, now available online and in print, honors the leading thinkers, makers and doers in manufacturing who are helping to make the Fourth Industrial Revolution, often referred to as Industry 4.0, a reality. Smart Manufacturing is published […]

(DEARBORN, Mich., April 18, 2016) – The digital revolution that has disrupted and simplified a variety of industries – from music and books to shopping, travel and banking – is about to transform the way virtually everything is made. SME’s new publication, Smart Manufacturing, along with other SME initiatives are planned throughout 2016 to guide manufacturing […]

Topic of additive manufacturing/3D printing session kicks off series March 16 in Detroit (DETROIT – Feb. 23, 2016) – As the factory of the future and the Internet of Things continue to be the future of manufacturing, SME will provide detail, education and thought leadership on these industry-changing technologies and approaches. On March 16, SME will […]

F-Secure’s security advisors warn parents to become more aware of the risks posed by new Internet of Things (IoT) toys designed for kids this Safer Internet Day.    Today is Safer Internet Day, and parents still face challenges in helping their kids stay safe while using the Internet. In addition to helping kids […]

REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Traders talk. These are not the guys I was talking to. One of the fun things about being a financial journalist is you get to sit in on some really interesting meetings with super-smart people.  I got the opportunity to sit down with a team of bank research analysts and equity salespeople at […]