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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 6 months ago
Can technology help authors write a book?
Instead of just giving the readers words on a page, its four apps - Chapters, Scream, Spotlight and Kiss - add animation, music, sound effects and even game play to digital books - whereby the reader can decide what a character does.Source: BBC NewsPowered by NewsAPI.org
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 6 months ago
Walmart to sell its e-commerce technologies to other retailers
Walmart’s investments in software and retail technologies it used to transform its business from a brick-and-mortar to one that combines both in-person and online shopping will now be made available to other retailers for the first time, the company announced today. Throu...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 6 months ago
Microsoft in talks to back India’s Oyo
Indian budget hotel chain Oyo may have lost a significant portion of its business to the pandemic, but it is inching closer to finding a new investor: Microsoft.Microsoft is in advanced stages of talks to invest in Oyo, valuing the Indian startup at about $9 billion, acco...continued
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 6 months ago
Can technology help authors write a book?
Writing a novel is notoriously difficult, but technology may give the writer a helping hand.
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 6 months ago
US takes 16th men's basketball gold, rain threatens baseball - Reuters
The United States won its 16th Olympic gold medal in men's basketball on Saturday, avenging a first-round loss, while the U.S. men's…
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 6 months ago
Mixon 'ready to roll' after injury-marred season
2:27 PM ETCINCINNATI -- Bengals running back Joe Mixon had plenty of reasons to smile on Friday.After missing the last 10 games of the 2020 season with an undisclosed foot injury, Mixon said he feels great as he prepares for his fifth year with the franchise."Y'all see me...continued
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 6 months ago
Homebase raises $71M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers
Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that underscores the state of that...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 6 months ago
Class, a Zoom-only virtual classroom, nears unicorn status after SoftBank check
Class, a virtual classroom that integrates exclusively with Zoom, announced today that it has raised $105 million in a financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund II. The 10-month-old startup has now raised a total of $146 million in known venture funding to date, which eclipse...continued
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 6 months ago
Facebook warns of ‘headwinds’ to its ad business from regulators and Apple
Facebook posted its second quarter earnings Wednesday, beating expectations with $29 billion in revenue.The world’s biggest social media company was expected to report $27.8 billion in revenue for the quarter, a 50% increase from the same period in 2020. Facebook reported...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 6 months ago
American Horror Story Teases Its Return With Maybe Its Most Nightmarish Promo Ever
That’s obviously a bold claim to make about American Horror Story, a series known for marketing each new season as creepily and, often, cryptically as possible. (That campaign for AHS: Cult involving holes—so many holes—must’ve awakened countless latent cases of trypophob...continued
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 6 months ago
Facebook’s business is doing better than ever
If you pay even the slightest attention to tech news, you’ve probably recently seen nonstop criticism of Facebook’s handling of COVID-19 misinformation, along with a barrage of negative headlines tied to a new book about the company called An Ugly Truth.These headlines ge...continued
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 6 months ago
Are Bone Conduction Headphones Worth the Hype?
Would you try a pair of headphones that rests on your cheekbones and sends audio to your ears through your bones? This is possible through a technology called “bone conduction,” and it’s most used in consumer headphones. These products aren’t too expensive and may be a go...continued
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6c20413e6e5e000a647bbf07e01173eb PV Realty Advisors @pvrealty - 6 months ago
Perfect Residential Home Appraisers in Toronto
PV Realty Advisors is the main among the Residential Home Appraisers associations. The private land assessments are the norm for the moneylender's obligation of resources for the borrowers. We understand the meaning of courses of occasions and plans for credit application...continued
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Bcc328421e41493288f095ab9a711673 Roger @Roger - 6 months ago
China's escalating crackdown on business is moving stocks
A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. London CNN Business —   The whims of regulators in Beijing have always posed a risk to investors looking to tap ...continued
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 6 months ago
‘Weird and unfair’: Usain Bolt criticises advances in spike technology
Usain Bolt said that advances in spike technology that could help wipe out his world records are laughable and that the new shoes also give an unfair advantage over any athletes not wearing them.After athletes ripped through the record books in distance running with carbo...continued
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6d37b76b5d909b506a0868dc2dcf0aa2 Boopathy @Boopathy - 6 months ago
Why Yoga Is The Only Skill You Really Need?
The basic meaning of yoga is union and you can say that it unites your body, spirit and thoughts. There are so many techniques in this art of exercise and all of these techniques are considered very effective but you should start from basic because if you adopted some adv...continued
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 6 months ago
LeBron James is coming to Fortnite this week
Two Fortnite skins based off LeBron James, including one modeled after his Space Jam role, are coming to Fortnite on July 14th.
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 6 months ago
Auto software company Sonatus raises $35 million from Hyundai Motor Group, SAIC Capital
California-grown automotive software company Sonatus raised $35 million in a Series A round that attracted high-profile technology and automotive industry companies including Hyundai Motor Group’s Kia Corporation, SAIC Capital and LG Electronics.Silicon Valley VC Translin...continued
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 6 months ago
How global conferences are using tech to stay in business
Andrew Reed, managing director of Exhibitions at William Reed, the firm responsible for the events, says they looked at government data on Covid cases and at how the UK's vaccine rollout was progressing, before going ahead.Source: BBC NewsPowered by NewsAPI.org
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 6 months ago
Tailor Brands raises $50M, aims to be one-stop shop for small businesses to launch
Tailor Brands raises $50M, aims to be one-stop shop for small businesses to Brands, a startup that automates parts of the branding and marketing process for small businesses, announced Thursday it has raised $50 million in Series C funding.GoDaddy led the round as a stra...continued
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 6 months ago
3 critical lessons I learned while scaling RingCentral’s customer support team
3 critical lessons I learned while scaling RingCentral’s customer support Spivak is the senior director of Global Customer Support at RingCentral, a global leader in communication and call center software provider. There are many things I wish I knew when starting out ...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 6 months ago
Maine’s facial recognition law shows bipartisan support for protecting privacy
Michael has joined a growing number of cities, counties and states that are rejecting dangerously biased surveillance technologies like facial recognition.The new law, which is the strongest statewide facial recognition law in the country, not only received broad, bipart...continued
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - 6 months ago
Sololearn raises $24M for its bite-sized, Duolingo-like mobile-first coding education app
Coding is not just for engineers and computer programmers anymore: The pace of technology and its growing ubiquity mean that even nontech roles will require workers to have some degree of knowledge to do their jobs in the future. Today a company called Sololearn — which h...continued
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 6 months ago
Square launches business bank accounts
One step at a time, Square is creating a new bank from scratch. Today, the company is launching a new product called Square Banking that combines a checking account, savings accounts, debit cards and loans under a single roof. With Square Banking, the company wants to con...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 6 months ago
Sir Martin Sorrell’s S4 Capital reports ‘post-pandemic rebound’ in economy
Sir Martin Sorrell’s advertising and marketing company, S4 Capital, has reported booming business amid what it described as a “post-pandemic rebound” in the global economy, as it prepares for expansion.S4 said like-for-like gross profits and revenues were both at levels “...continued
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