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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 1 day ago
Business Updates: What Would an Evergrande Default Look Like?
Daily Business BriefingSept. 21, 2021Updated Sept. 21, 2021, 12:42 p.m. ETSept. 21, 2021, 12:42 p.m. ETWall Street began to recover on Tuesday from its worst decline in months, posting a small gain in a day of turbulent trading.The SP 500 rose about half a percent, after ...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 4 days ago
Gift cards, serial numbers and hard technology
I bought someone a digital gift card the other day. That’s generally a bad idea, since there’s so much waste and breakage, but it was the right answer to the problem in the moment.The code the person would have to type in to redeem the card was: X5LMFP478DRYTHQYI’m sure t...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 5 days ago
Inside GitLab’s IPO filing
Inside GitLab’s IPO filing Fast growth, sticky the technology and business world worked towards the weekend, developer operations (DevOps) firm GitLab filed to go public. Before we get into our time off, we need to pause, digest the company’s S-1 filing, and come to so...continued
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 5 days ago
Gingko Bioworks, valued at $15B, begins trading today: Here’s how their business works
Ginkgo Bioworks, a synthetic biology company now valued at around $15 billion, begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange today. Ginkgo’s market debut is one of the largest in biotech history. It’s expected to raise about $1.6 billion for the company. It’s also one of ...continued
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 7 days ago
CodeSignal secures $50M for its tech hiring platform
In less than a year after raising $25 million in Series B funding, technical assessment company CodeSignal announced a $50 million in Series C funding to offer new features for its platform that helps companies make data-driven hiring decisions to find and test engineerin...continued
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 7 days ago
Goldman says $2.2B purchase of BNPL provider GreenSky will help expand Marcus
Goldman says $2.2B purchase of BNPL provider GreenSky will help expand morning, Goldman Sachs announced plans to acquire B2B2C lender GreenSky in a deal worth $2.24 billion. The acquisition, which is still subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the fo...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 7 days ago
Business Updates: Lucid Motors Beats Tesla in Range, E.P.A. Says
Daily Business BriefingSept. 16, 2021Updated Sept. 16, 2021, 11:57 a.m. ETSept. 16, 2021, 11:57 a.m. ETRetail sales increased slightly in August, the Commerce Department reported Thursday, highlighting an uneven pace for the economic recovery as spending behavior swings m...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 7 days ago
Alphabet’s Project Taara is beaming high-speed internet across the Congo River
The high speed wireless optical link technology Alphabet originally developed for its shuttered Loon balloon company is currently being used for another moonshot called Project Taara.
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 8 days ago
Biden’s new FTC nominee is a digital privacy advocate critical of Big Tech
Biden’s new FTC nominee is a digital privacy advocate critical of Big Biden made his latest nomination to the Federal Trade Commission this week, tapping digital privacy expert Alvaro Bedoya to join the agency as it takes a hard look at the tech industry.Bedoya is the fo...continued
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 9 days ago
AgBiome lands $166M for safer crop protection technology
AgBiome, developing products from microbial communities, brought in a $116 million Series D round as the company prepares to pad its pipeline with new products.The company, based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., was co-founded in 2012 by a group including co-CEOs Scott Uk...continued
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 9 days ago
Apple patches a NSO zero-day flaw affecting all devices
Apple has released security updates for a zero-day vulnerability that affects every iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. Citizen Lab, which discovered the vulnerability and was credited with the find, urges users to immediately update their devices.The technology giant said...continued
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 8 days ago
SIGN UP NOW: Why the key to attracting and keeping loyal customers is appealing to their core values
Valuegraphics is a new consumer research tool to understand what customers really want. On October 7, PayPal's digital event will present exclusive insights about how marketers can leverage valuegraphics data. David Allison, b...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 9 days ago
JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials is expanding into the battery materials business
Redwood Materials, the company started by former Tesla co-founder JB Straubel that aims to create a circular supply chain for batteries, is expanding its business. While it has been known primarily as a recycling firm, Redwood plans to simplify the supply cha…
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 11 days ago
How a Publishing Executive Spends Her Sundays
“At the beginning of Covid, you could see the evolution of readers’ needs through what was selling,” said Sanyu Dillon, the chief marketing officer for Penguin Random House. It started with a rise in interactive workbooks for children, she said. Later last spring, “baking...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 11 days ago
A World Cup Every Two Years? Why?
Soccer is in love with the Big Idea. But a focus on fundamentally changing the game’s calendar leaves no room for a necessary debate about fixing it.
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 12 days ago
Republican Governors Infuriated by Biden's Vaccine Mandates
President Biden’s orders pushing millions of workers to get vaccinated were aimed at turning the tide on a pandemic that has killed 650,000 Americans. But on Friday, the mandates immediately deepened the nation’s political divisions over coronavirus vaccinations and gover...continued
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147dc0c27c3cd291f5eab25bef76237a Americo @Americo - 13 days ago
Google and India’s Jio delay their smartphone launch
The JioPhone Next, the much-awaited smartphone designed by Google and India’s Jio Platforms to tap hundreds of millions of users in the world’s second-largest internet market, won’t launch on Friday, the Indian technology giant said Thursday midnight.In a statement issued...continued
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 13 days ago
Business Updates: U.K. Recovery Slowed in July as Delta Spread
Daily Business BriefingSept. 10, 2021Updated Sept. 10, 2021, 12:39 p.m. ETSept. 10, 2021, 12:39 p.m. ETA shopper in London. Retail sales in Britain fell in in July, contributing to the first decline in consumer-facing services since January.Credit...Hannah Mckay/ReutersTh...continued
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 13 days ago
How to Work Two Full-Time Jobs Without Getting in Trouble
According to recent reports from Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and Business Insider, there’s a new trend in remote work: Simultaneously (and secretly) holding down two full-time, salaried jobs—and enjoying all the perks that come with two salaries. If you work from hom...continued
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 14 days ago
Scalapay raises $155M at a $700M valuation as buy-now, pay-later services continue to boom
Scalapay, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) technology provider that has made significant headway with retailers and consumers in Europe and in categories like fashion, has closed a round of funding that it will be using to fuel its expansion ambitions. The startup has raised $...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 14 days ago
Rodgers, Packers prep for season of 'unknowns'
6:43 PM ETGREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers had high expectations entering last season because of their appearance in the NFC Championship Game. That feeling hasn't changed after a second straight loss with a Super Bowl spot on the line.What has c...continued
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Nelson upvoted the following post 14 days ago:
30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 15 days ago
Speech recognition works for kids, and it’s about time
Margery Mayer served for 25 years as president of education at Scholastic. Speech recognition technology is finally working for kids.That wasn’t the case back in 1999, when my colleagues at Scholastic Education and I launched a reading intervention program called READ...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 15 days ago
Real-time database platform SingleStore raises $80M more, now at a $940M valuation
Organizations are swimming in data these days, and so solutions to help manage and use that data in more efficient ways will continue to see a lot of attention and business. In the latest development, SingleStore — which provides a platform to enterprises to help them int...continued
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 15 days ago
Sila Nanotechnologies’ battery technology will launch in Whoop wearables
Sila Nanotechnologies next-generation battery technology made its commercial product debut Wednesday in the new Whoop fitness tracker, a milestone that caps a decade of research and development by the Silicon Valley startup all aimed at cracking the code to packing more e...continued
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 17 days ago
Life on the newsdesk: ‘Technology has changed. Expectations haven’t’
In my three years as assistant news editor, there has been no shortage of historic moments: Brexit and a general election followed swiftly by a pandemic that changed the world. Even on quiet days, our operation begins at 7am when the first editor in London picks up the ba...continued
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