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George upvoted the following post about 11 hours ago:
25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - about 13 hours ago
Airbnb CEO: We had to rebuild our company from the ground up
New York (CNN Business) Airbnb has been on a wild ride. Many had doubted it could survive as Covid cases soared and the company lost 80% of its business. But now things are turning around for the vacation home rental business, with users booking longer stays thanks to gre...continued
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George upvoted the following post about 13 hours ago:
61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 1 day ago
Australian growth marketing agency Ammo helps startups calibrate their efforts
When you are the founder of a young startup, it is always very hard to gauge the right amount of effort to dedicate to marketing. Botch it and you risk looking unprofessional. Hire a traditional agency and you might be wasting time and money.Australian growth marketing ag...continued
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George upvoted the following post about 19 hours ago:
Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 1 day ago
Blue Bear Capital raises $150M to fund climate, energy and infrastructure tech
Blue Bear Capital raises $150M to fund climate, energy and infrastructure Bear Capital has raised a new $150 million fund that will be used to find and invest in startups developing technology aimed at speeding up the adoption and industrialization of renewable energy.Th...continued
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George upvoted the following post about 21 hours ago:
725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 1 day ago
Carmichael Roberts, Sean O’Sullivan will share insights into climate tech and investing at Disrupt
Carmichael Roberts, Sean O’Sullivan will share insights into climate tech and investing at effects of a warming planet, from frequent and extreme flooding to hurricanes and drought, has prompted activists and governments to take action. It’s also spurred a growing number...continued
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George upvoted the following post 2 days ago:
10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 3 days ago
NTSB head says Tesla must address 'basic safety issues' with semi-autonomous features
Tesla isn't about to get a sympathetic ear from US regulators as it rolls out more semi-autonomous technology. New National Transportation Safety Board head Jennifer Homendy told The Wall Street Journal in an interview that Tesla needs to tackle "basic safety issues" befo...continued
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George upvoted the following post 4 days ago:
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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George upvoted the following post 4 days ago:
A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 5 days ago
How My Job Search Forced Me to Catch Up With Technology
After working in the entertainment industry for 25 years and taking a Covid-forced break from searching for work, I recently started looking for steady employment. The job site Indeed reports that the average length of a job search is 20 weeks. I'm now about one-fourth of...continued
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George upvoted the following post 5 days ago:
F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 5 days ago
4 ways to leverage ROAS to triple lead generation
4 ways to leverage ROAS to triple lead TU is the global director of demand generation at Brightpearl, a leading retail operating system. She is passionate about setting up innovative strategies to grow sales pipelines using data-driven decisions. Businesses that don’t ...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 5 days ago
The neobank threat is on the rise-but incumbents already have the power to meet it
Digital banks are driving customers to their ranks, from awareness to account opening. We've rounded up what incumbents stand to lose from neobanks, and how to stave off the threat. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of r...continued
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George upvoted the following post 6 days ago:
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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George upvoted the following post 6 days ago:
2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 7 days ago
WhatsApp starts testing local business directories
WhatsApp already allows you to chat with businesses, but you may soon also have the ability to find them through the app as well. This week, the company started testing a directory feature that allows users to scan through local shops and services that have a presence on ...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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George upvoted the following post 7 days ago:
Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 8 days ago
Index Ventures launches web-app to help founders calculate employee stock options
The ability to offer stock options is utterly essential to startups. They convince talented people to join when the startup is unlikely to be capable of matching the high salaries that larger, established tech firms can offer.However, it’s a complex business developing a ...continued
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George upvoted the following post 7 days ago:
B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 8 days ago
EnerVenue raises $100M to accelerate clean energy using nickel-hydrogen batteries
In order to support a buildout of renewable energy, which tends to over-generate electricity at certain times of day and under-generate at others, the grid is going to need a lot of batteries. While lithium-ion works fine for consumer electronics and even electric vehicle...continued
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George upvoted the following post 7 days ago:
C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 8 days ago
News aggregator SmartNews raises $230 million, valuing its business at $2 billion
SmartNews, a Tokyo-headquartered news aggregation website and app that’s grown in popularity despite hefty competition from built-in aggregators like Apple News, today announced it has closed on $230 million in Series F funding. The round brings SmartNews’ total raise to ...continued
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George upvoted the following post 8 days ago:
F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 9 days ago
Technology Giant Olympus Hit by BlackMatter Ransomware
Olympus said in a brief statement that it is " currently investigating a potential cybersecurity incident " affecting its European, Middle East and Africa computer network. From a report:Source: Slashdot.orgPowered by NewsAPI.org
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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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George upvoted the following post 8 days ago:
0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 9 days ago
Amazon One’s palm-scanning tech makes first move into entertainment venues
Amazon’s palm-scanning technology, Amazon One, has always been about more than just fast payments. Really, it’s about Amazon controlling and verifying identities, with the company hoping to deploy its service in public spaces like offices and stadiums. Today, Amazon annou...continued
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George upvoted the following post 8 days ago:
B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 8 days ago
Why Local Marketing Still Matters in the Digital Age
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.As our digital worlds have expanded, it has become increasingly popular for small businesses with an ecommerce store or online services to market themselves nationally.The problem is that many of these business...continued
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George upvoted the following post 9 days ago:
769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 9 days ago
How Travel and Tourism Brands Can Leverage Social Media to Attract New Customers
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.Social media is one of the most effective ways to attract new customers for any brand, but the travel and tourism industry can leverage it a bit differently. My agency works with multiple brands in the travel, ...continued
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George upvoted the following post 10 days ago:
62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 10 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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George upvoted the following post 10 days ago:
E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 11 days ago
Samsung's larger, stretchier OLED display technology is creepy and cool
Hot on the heels of LG's "Real Folding Window" showcase, Samsung is taking its moment to shine with a new stretchable OLED display demo.At this week's Global Tech Korea 2021, Samsung presented an impressive 13-inch OLED panel that appears to stretch at varying degrees. Th...continued
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George upvoted the following post 10 days ago:
76cef6f73945104b91bf5d96ec4a3ce2 Rowan @Rowan - 10 days ago
What Is Zero Trust? It Depends What You Want to Hear
For years a concept known as “zero trust” has been a go-to cybersecurity catchphrase, so much so that even the notoriously dilatory federal IT apparatus is going all in. But a crucial barrier to widespread adoption of this next-generation security model is mass confusion ...continued
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George upvoted the following post 11 days ago:
Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - 11 days ago
Learning Video Production Can Help You Scale Your Business
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.If there's one thing consumers want more of in 2021, it's video. Sixty-six percent of people would rather watch a short video about a product or service over reading something, and 68 percent of them will watch...continued
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George upvoted the following post 11 days ago:
A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 11 days ago
Marketing compliance firm Pixalate raises $18.1M
The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now!The market for policing the world of online advertising is heating up. Pixalate, the advertising analytics firm based in Palo Alto and London, announced a ...continued
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