Tech News
06.08.2020
6 perks remote employees should consider during negotiations
Tech Republic

Here are some of the perks and benefits telecommuters should consider as more companies embrace remote work.
05.08.2020
Tech helped fight COVID-19 in the short term — but it might backfire in the long term
NextWeb

Among all the things that have proven to be broken and overlooked or underestimated because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and between all the industries and niches that came to a halt, technology adoption was the exception. While simple (and old) measures such as quarantines, social distancing, washing ...
05.08.2020
Why mixing optimism with entrepreneurship can be dangerous for startups
NextWeb

Most business startups end badly. While the number of new businesses created in the UK in 2016 – 414,000 – looks impressive at first, it is less so when set against the number that failed that same year: 328,000. Failure has always been the hallmark of entrepreneurship – only around 50% of businesse...
05.08.2020
As tech giants renew vows to diversify their workforces, a look at why their efforts have fallen short, especially in retaining new Black and Latinx employees (Bloomberg)
Tech Meme

Bloomberg: As tech giants renew vows to diversify their workforces, a look at why their efforts have fallen short, especially in retaining new Black and Latinx employees — Quora Inc., which runs the eponymous questions and answers website, couldn't figure this one out: Why were so many Black...
05.08.2020
Why sustainable startups should consider corporate venture capital first
NextWeb

Urgent issues like the climate crisis, environmental degradation threatening millions of species, social inequality and other challenges mean that the global economy needs to immediately transform itself to become sustainable. Sustainable startups are showing us the way with smart business models ha...
05.08.2020
There’s No Such Thing As a Tech Expert Anymore
Ideas

Members of Congress clearly don’t understand the tech companies they’re supposed to regulate. But neither does anyone else.
03.08.2020
COVID got the world addicted to (computer) tablets — we made some pie charts about it
NextWeb

While most industries suffered during the pandemic, things went well for one technological sector: tablet computers. According to a recent report from analyst firm IDC, the global tablet market recorded 18.6% year-over-year growth in Q2 of 2020. In actual numbers, this meant there were 38.6 million ...
03.08.2020
5 Biggest Mistakes People Do In Online Entrepreneurship
Noobpreneur

Entrepreneurship is hard; so does online entrepreneurship. However, the best thing about webpreneurship is the fact that you can make mistakes, learn from those, and try to do better for… Read more » The post 5 Biggest Mistakes People Do In Online Entrepreneurship appeared first on Noobp...
02.08.2020
Acquiring TikTok would be a big bet for Microsoft in the consumer social media space that could bring content moderation and other regulatory risks (Aaron Tilley/Wall Street Journal)
Tech Meme

Aaron Tilley / Wall Street Journal: Acquiring TikTok would be a big bet for Microsoft in the consumer social media space that could bring content moderation and other regulatory risks — Consumer products have been a minefield for the software giant even as Xbox has succeeded — For Mi...
02.08.2020
Why to choose 3D for your next virtual event
VentureBeat

With work-from-home orders in place, webinar attendance has spiked around the globe. And 3D event platforms are proving to be both powerful and affordable.
02.08.2020
ByteDance and Microsoft offer White House a deal to keep TikTok in the U.S.
VentureBeat

China's ByteDance has agreed to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House.
02.08.2020
Berlin-based Everphone, which sells a "mobile as a service" device rental package to businesses, raises ~$40M Series B led by Signals Venture Capital (Natasha Lomas/TechCrunch)
Tech Meme

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch: Berlin-based Everphone, which sells a “mobile as a service” device rental package to businesses, raises ~$40M Series B led by Signals Venture Capital — The latest startup to see an uplift in inbound interest flowing from the remote work boom triggered ...
29.07.2020
Five Things That Are More Important to Your Business Than Money
Noobpreneur

When it comes to running a business, cash is king—or is it? It’s true that your company won’t survive if you don’t have the funds to remain operational. If you’re… Read more » The post Five Things That Are More Important to Your Business Than Money appeared first on Noobpreneur.com....
29.07.2020
Pants or no pants? Tips for virtual job interviews from home
NextWeb

If you have the good fortune of scoring a virtual job interview in the middle of a pandemic, the initial euphoria of potential employment may soon be replaced with anxiety over what to wear – as well as putting your home life on display for a potential employer. And with good reason. Social scientis...
29.07.2020
Q&A with the new CEO of NYT Meredith Levien on establishing the paper as a world-class digital product and technology company (Ken Doctor/Nieman Lab)
Tech Meme

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab: Q&A with the new CEO of NYT Meredith Levien on establishing the paper as a world-class digital product and technology company — Meredith Kopit Levien knew early on that she'd like to head up a news publishing company. She just never expected she would end up as ...
29.07.2020
Why you need Design Thinking and Proofs of Concept to level up your business
NextWeb

The race is on. Since the introduction of social distancing measures earlier this year, the market has suddenly become a real life version of “the floor is lava”, with startups and even large enterprises jumping from idea to idea, and competing for funding, customers, and survival.   Whether their w...
29.07.2020
How IT leaders were unprepared for the security challenges posed by COVID-19
Tech Republic

The top three challenges cited in a Tanium survey were identifying new computing devices, overwhelmed IT capacity due to VPN requirements, and increased risks from video conferencing.
29.07.2020
8 top web hosting services for small businesses
Tech Republic

Few modern businesses can survive without a website but hosting one yourself is impractical. With a web hosting service, you can have a credible web presence in minutes.
29.07.2020
Five Things That Are More Important to Your Business Than Money
Noobpreneur

When it comes to running a business, cash is king—or is it? It’s true that your company won’t survive if you don’t have the funds to remain operational. If you’re… Read more » The post Five Things That Are More Important to Your Business Than Money appeared first on Noobpreneur.com....
28.07.2020
Working from home is helping women advance their tech careers
Tech Republic

Recognition is now based more on output and quality than on face time with leadership, now that everyone is working from home.
28.07.2020
Long-term remote work is leading to a global drop in productivity
Tech Republic

As some parts of the world begin to return to the office in the wake of COVID-19, data suggests that working from home comes with a "productivity tax."
28.07.2020
IT teams lack confidence in their ability to handle the new normal of remote workforces
Tech Republic

COVID-19 forced IT departments to adapt fast, and a new report finds that those teams are still finding it hard to trust their infrastructure and their ability to adapt to the changes.
28.07.2020
4 Ways To Make Your Start-Up Office Look Attractive
Noobpreneur

If you are planning to establish a startup of your own, then you’ve come to the right place because this blog is a must-read for you. Many people think that… Read more » The post 4 Ways To Make Your Start-Up Office Look Attractive appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
28.07.2020
How Hazelcast hopes to make digital transformation mainstream
Tech Republic

Commentary: Even as the coronavirus pandemic has hastened digital transformation efforts, success remains elusive for many companies. This one-stop shop to digital transformation might help.
28.07.2020
5 tips to help you land an internship during the COVID-19 pandemic
NextWeb

Even though unemployment has reached a record high due to business closures and social distancing measures brought about by the new coronavirus, you can still snag an internship if you know how to adapt and get creative. That advice comes from Jon Schlesinger, director of the career center at Brande...
27.07.2020
A look at work-from-home trends: rise of "desktop as a service", purpose-built hardware for remote communication, and more investment in home office equipment (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)
Tech Meme

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: A look at work-from-home trends: rise of “desktop as a service”, purpose-built hardware for remote communication, and more investment in home office equipment — Tens of millions of Americans are working from home and many will never go back...
27.07.2020
How your company can limit its liability for US data collection lawsuits
NextWeb

This article was originally published by Built In. As families and schools across the country adjust to the new normal of remote learning, litigants are heading to court claiming that the very technologies that make remote learning feasible may be impermissibly collecting children’s personal data. A...
27.07.2020
7 great podcasts focusing on race, diversity, and equity in the workplace
Tech Republic

There are now dozens of award-winning podcasts covering topics related to diversity, race, and the workplace.
27.07.2020
7 Tips For Affiliate Marketers In 2020
Noobpreneur

With the online marketing world expanding and more companies adopting the affiliate marketing model, the next years leave much to be desired. An affiliate marketing model allows you to generate… Read more » The post 7 Tips For Affiliate Marketers In 2020 appeared first on Noobpreneur.com...
27.07.2020
Top 5 Online Tools For Amazing Presentations
Noobpreneur

Being able to create an amazing presentation is a valuable skill. Whether you’re a student or a business owner, if you can draw people’s attention and credibly relay information, you’ll… Read more » The post Top 5 Online Tools For Amazing Presentations appeared first on Noobpreneur.com....
27.07.2020
SAP announces plans to spin out Qualtrics, a user experience management platform it acquired in 2018 for $8B, with an IPO in the US (Alex Konrad/Forbes)
Tech Meme

Alex Konrad / Forbes: SAP announces plans to spin out Qualtrics, a user experience management platform it acquired in 2018 for $8B, with an IPO in the US — Twenty months after SAP swooped in and announced its plan to acquire Qualtrics for $8 billion as it was on the cusp of an IPO, the exper...
27.07.2020
The debate over TikTok is a chance to come up with a thoughtful model to regulate big tech companies, whether they're based in China, Copenhagen, or California (Kevin Roose/New York Times)
Tech Meme

Kevin Roose / New York Times: The debate over TikTok is a chance to come up with a thoughtful model to regulate big tech companies, whether they're based in China, Copenhagen, or California — There is plenty the U.S. government could do to ensure that TikTok acts responsibly without getting ...
26.07.2020
Intel's decision to consider outsourcing manufacturing heralds the end of an era in which the company, and the US, dominated the semiconductor industry (Ian King/Bloomberg)
Tech Meme

Ian King / Bloomberg: Intel's decision to consider outsourcing manufacturing heralds the end of an era in which the company, and the US, dominated the semiconductor industry — - World's largest chipmaker considers outsourcing manufacturing — Crucial technology expertise is shifting ...
26.07.2020
StuffThatWorks, a crowdsourcing platform for data-driven treatments for chronic conditions, raises $9M seed funding from Bessemer Venture Partners and others (Oshry Alkeslasi/GeekTime)
Tech Meme

Oshry Alkeslasi / GeekTime: StuffThatWorks, a crowdsourcing platform for data-driven treatments for chronic conditions, raises $9M seed funding from Bessemer Venture Partners and others — The company develops a crowdsourcing platform, that provides data-driven insight into the most effective...
26.07.2020
Sea Machines Robotics, a provider of software and equipment for autonomous boats and ships, raises $15M Series B led by Accomplice (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
Tech Meme

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Sea Machines Robotics, a provider of software and equipment for autonomous boats and ships, raises $15M Series B led by Accomplice — Autonomous vessel software and systems provider Sea Machines Robotics today closed a $15 million funding round to accelerate deploy...
26.07.2020
Data and project management should be a major business focus. This training puts it front and center
NextWeb

TLDR: The training in The Ultimate Data and Project Management Certification Bundle helps you understand the process and tools driving data analytics and project tracking. It’s easy to get bogged down in the minutia of your day to day business. In fact, it’s probably not uncommon for you to realize ...
26.07.2020
How to write cleaner code with JavaScript
NextWeb

Destructuring is one of my favorite tools in JavaScript, in simple terms, destructuring allows you to break down a complex structure (like an array or an object) into simpler parts, though there’s a bit more to it than that. Let’s see it better in an example: Now, some people have been using this fe...
26.07.2020
TikTok's rise in the US should serve as a cautionary tale for social media startups, as it had to spend billions of dollars on ads on rival platforms to compete (Adam Conner/Margins)
Tech Meme

Adam Conner / Margins: TikTok's rise in the US should serve as a cautionary tale for social media startups, as it had to spend billions of dollars on ads on rival platforms to compete — Can anyone really compete? — 1 hr … Hi all, I'm Adam Conner, longtime fan of The Margins, f...
26.07.2020
Tech went from interesting to a crucial part of society in a decade, with events in 2016 polarizing the conversation, causing a rush for easy regulatory answers (Benedict Evans)
Tech Meme

Benedict Evans: Tech went from interesting to a crucial part of society in a decade, with events in 2016 polarizing the conversation, causing a rush for easy regulatory answers — Technology was a small industry until very recently. It was exciting and interesting, and it was on lots of maga...
26.07.2020
Is this Amazon review bullshit?
NextWeb

Rebecca Jones, of London, recently pulled up Amazon.co.uk to search for a phone adapter. She was reading through the reviews for one she was considering buying, when suddenly she started noticing mentions of what a great taco holder the product was. “The taco holder got great reviews, but there wasn...
23.07.2020
How to perfect remote UX workshops for your team
NextWeb

Today’s best designers are more than creators; they’re facilitators. In an increasingly multidisciplinary, collaborative, and creative process that includes many participants, they act as conductors who align and inspire the team to give their best. UX workshops are probably one of the best ways to ...
23.07.2020
An overview of how COVID-19 contact tracing technology has fared in the US and around the world, as contact tracing apps retreat from the spotlight in the US (Lawfare)
Tech Meme

Lawfare: An overview of how COVID-19 contact tracing technology has fared in the US and around the world, as contact tracing apps retreat from the spotlight in the US — In May of this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged the United Kingdom would develop a “world beating” &h...
23.07.2020
How I turned my summer job counting cars into a smart city company
NextWeb

The genesis of Miovision grew out of a summer job I had, doing traffic counts. Sitting in a chair in the hot sun, I realized this was a process ripe for automation. Automated counts could be more accurate. It’s a process that could scale across cities. And, it offered the opportunity to provide 24/7...
23.07.2020
Future-ready businesses were better prepared for a crisis before the pandemic, new study shows
Tech Republic

A new Vodafone report examines commonalities of the most resilient, future-ready organizations and the challenges met during the COVID-19 crisis.
23.07.2020
Remote work is closing the wage gap
Tech Republic

A new Upwork report analyzes the economic impact of remote work and its potential to solve the growing geographic wage and opportunity gap in the US.
23.07.2020
Hiring managers should look outside traditional tech hubs to fill cybersecurity jobs
Tech Republic

Security professionals are still in high demand amid layoffs in other sectors, a new report finds.
23.07.2020
Running On Empty? Steve Kemler Looks At Office REITs Over The Medium And Long Term
Noobpreneur

So far, 2020 has not been kind to office REITs. Across the sector, shares are down an average of 28% for the year through May 31st. Steve Kemler, an experienced… Read more » The post Running On Empty? Steve Kemler Looks At Office REITs Over The Medium And Long Term appeared first on Noob...
23.07.2020
Patient Acquisition: The Best Tools to Attract Patients to Your Clinic
Noobpreneur

Going back a decade or so, your clinic could rely on outdoor advertising and word-of-mouth to secure a steady supply of patients. It was sufficient to do your duty and… Read more » The post Patient Acquisition: The Best Tools to Attract Patients to Your Clinic appeared first on Noobprene...
23.07.2020
Hired: The state of work in tech hubs around the world
Tech Republic

Some 53% of tech talent in the San Francisco Bay are concerned about being laid off or furloughed, as are 42% of New Yorkers and 36% of UK respondents, report says.
23.07.2020
How to perfect remote UX workshops for your team
NextWeb

Today’s best designers are more than creators; they’re facilitators. In an increasingly multidisciplinary, collaborative, and creative process that includes many participants, they act as conductors who align and inspire the team to give their best. UX workshops are probably one of the best ways to ...
22.07.2020
4 exciting transformative tech companies that are actively hiring at the moment
VentureBeat

SPONSORED JOBS: Every week, some of the most exciting tech companies in the world post their latest and greatest job opportunities on our incredible job platform, Jobs.VentureBeat, powered by Jobbio. From transformative tech to gaming and beyond, Jobs.VentureBeat is the go-to destination for tech ta...
22.07.2020
6 business lessons learned as a result of COVID-19
Tech Republic

The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has caused changes in mindset, attitude, direction, and behavior for organizations, Cisco found.
22.07.2020
Remote working: We're stressed and distracted and making these security errors
Tech Republic

Stress, burnout and distractions in the home could result in more cybersecurity breaches as a result of human error, a report from Tessian has found.
22.07.2020
The Top 5 Beginner-Friendly Trading Indicators (Must-Know)
Noobpreneur

Trading indicators are the tools of the trade needed to succeed in forex or any asset market you are interested in. As a beginner, you are better off starting with… Read more » The post The Top 5 Beginner-Friendly Trading Indicators (Must-Know) appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
22.07.2020
7 simple tips to help you deal with a work crisis (and keep your cool)
NextWeb

Your palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy — although I’m borrowing lyrics from Eminem, I’m not about to burst into rap, don’t worry. Instead, I want to draw your attention to the symptoms of stress or panic, two very unpleasant, yet common, states of mind experienced in times of crisis at wo...
21.07.2020
More than half of humanity now uses social media — here’s what that means for brands
NextWeb

The new Digital 2020 July Global Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social reveals that – for the first time – more than half of the world’s total population now uses social media.  DataReportal analysis shows that 3.96 billion people use social media today, accoun...
21.07.2020
4 steps towards decolonizing your business
NextWeb

When the British government abolished slavery in 1833, it handsomely compensated the 47,000 slave owners for the loss of their “property” – the enslaved men, women and children they had to give up ownership of. Some of this money went toward establishing new businesses, including Greene King, which ...
21.07.2020
The secret to hosting a successful virtual conference
Tech Republic

A Red Hat marketing executive shares insights on how to smoothly shift a big in-person event to a virtual one in a short amount of time as her company just did.
21.07.2020
Learning To Invest Money Like A Wise Trader
Noobpreneur

Investment is a very complicated business. Those who have entered into this business have faced much trouble. Without knowing the ins and outs of the CFD market it is very… Read more » The post Learning To Invest Money Like A Wise Trader appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
21.07.2020
7 Google Calendar hacks to supercharge your productivity
Tech Republic

Google developers are adding powerful features to Calendar. Learn how to take advantage of them.
21.07.2020
The #1 Mistake Most Webpreneurs Make
Noobpreneur

We all know about the hype surrounding making a living online… many recommend you to jump into the web trying to make money online; many say it wasn’t as difficult… Read more » The post The #1 Mistake Most Webpreneurs Make appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
21.07.2020
Tech to make your staycation more luxurious and lasting than a vacation
Tech Republic

There are probably more ways to design a luxury staycation than most realize, with better options than replication because these products and features enhance a home past staycation.
20.07.2020
Startups can’t always rely on internal tech talent — here’s when to outsource
NextWeb

This article was originally published by Built In. The way companies get stuff done is changing, and for startups especially, the rate of change is accelerating. Call it lean, call it agile, call it low code  —  all types of businesses are starting to do more with less. And they’re doing it by outso...
20.07.2020
How Will Covid Be Remembered?
Ideas

Emma Donoghue's new novel, The Pull of the Stars, shows how pandemics—like the 1918 flu—can be woven into history.
20.07.2020
One key to hiring your next data scientist
Tech Republic

Commentary: There simply aren't enough data scientists to go around, forcing companies to get creative in how they find data science talent.
20.07.2020
What more are we willing to sacrifice at the altar of e-commerce?
VentureBeat

The recent explosion of e-commerce driven by COVID-induced lockdowns around the world has been met with almost unanimous and giddy excitement.
20.07.2020
Startups can’t always rely on internal tech talent — here’s when to outsource
NextWeb

This article was originally published by Built In. The way companies get stuff done is changing, and for startups especially, the rate of change is accelerating. Call it lean, call it agile, call it low code  —  all types of businesses are starting to do more with less. And they’re doing it by outso...
19.07.2020
Feedbackly turns customer feedback into a plan of action for growing your business
NextWeb

TLDR: With Feedbackly, you’ll have an all-in-one tool to gather customer data, analyze how they feel about your business and make their experience even better. Customer Relationship Management tools, otherwise known as CRMs, have been around as long as business in various forms. But over the past se...
19.07.2020
Why A Car Title Loan Is A Great Choice For Startups
Noobpreneur

Lots of people these days decide to start up their own business on a part-time or full-time basis. Doing this gives you far more freedom, allows you to do something… Read more » The post Why A Car Title Loan Is A Great Choice For Startups appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
19.07.2020
A look at startups that provide end-of-life services, from estate planning to online forums for grieving virtually, amid a surge in interest during the pandemic (Jennifer Miller/New York Times)
Tech Meme

Jennifer Miller / New York Times: A look at startups that provide end-of-life services, from estate planning to online forums for grieving virtually, amid a surge in interest during the pandemic — The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new business to start-ups that provide end-of-life services,...
19.07.2020
CampusLogic, whose SaaS tech is helping simplify student financial aid processes at 750+ colleges and universities, receives $120M investment from Dragoneer (Christine Hall/Crunchbase News)
Tech Meme

Christine Hall / Crunchbase News: CampusLogic, whose SaaS tech is helping simplify student financial aid processes at 750+ colleges and universities, receives $120M investment from Dragoneer — CampusLogic's new $120 million growth investment will help the education technology company expand ...
19.07.2020
A look at the bifurcation of the VC industry between agglomerators, who invest at every stage and across every sector, and specialists, who focus on one (Nikhil Basu Trivedi/next big thing)
Tech Meme

Nikhil Basu Trivedi / next big thing: A look at the bifurcation of the VC industry between agglomerators, who invest at every stage and across every sector, and specialists, who focus on one — Welcome to issue #10 of next big thing. — On one side of the venture capital industry are t...
19.07.2020
How tech companies place favorable newspaper op-eds, purportedly from small business owners, think tanks, and academics, without disclosing their involvement (Alex Kantrowitz/Big Technology)
Tech Meme

Alex Kantrowitz / Big Technology: How tech companies place favorable newspaper op-eds, purportedly from small business owners, think tanks, and academics, without disclosing their involvement — Why you should probably read opinion pieces supporting the tech giants with skepticism. — ...
19.07.2020
Work-at-home AI surveillance is a move in the wrong direction
VentureBeat

We are already justifiably worried about being watched while out in public. Now we're increasingly being observed in our homes, too.
16.07.2020
Tech Firms Hire ‘Red Teams.' Scientists Should, Too
Ideas

Another botched peer review—this one involving a controversial study of police killings—shows how devil's advocates could improve the scientific process.
16.07.2020
How to inspire creativity from your remote workers
NextWeb

Steve Jobs once said, “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.” This implies creativity is something you’re born with as op...
16.07.2020
As COVID-19 cases spike, survey captures concerns about return to normalcy
Tech Republic

Just 31% of respondents to a recent survey said they would feel comfortable returning to the workplace.
16.07.2020
3 Tips For Naming A Small Business
Noobpreneur

If you started a small business during quarantine, you might find yourself wondering what to name this fledgling startup. The process of naming a small business is one that requires… Read more » The post 3 Tips For Naming A Small Business appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
16.07.2020
Intelligent automation transforms customer-facing teams
VentureBeat

While already used by manufacturing and supply chains, intelligent automation is ripe for adoption by revenue-generating teams such as marketing and sales.
16.07.2020
Don’t try to predict the future when you scale your AI projects
VentureBeat

Dataiku's Kurt Muehmel talks about the biggest mistakes enterprises make, and the best practices, when they're trying to scale their AI projects.
14.07.2020
What You Need To Know About Purchasing As A New Business Owner
Noobpreneur

Insomnia tends to walk hand in hand with entrepreneurship, especially for leaders focused on trimming expenses and keeping their operations financially secure. As The 2020 Small Business Worry Index from… Read more » The post What You Need To Know About Purchasing As A New Business Owner...
14.07.2020
4 fundraising tips from Europe’s most active VC
NextWeb

There has recently been much talk of European seed-stage investment drying up. Research from Plexal and Beauhurst revealed that first-time funding for UK startups fell by 83% from March to May this year.  Seeing how our fund is currently Europe’s most active VC, I thought I’d give founders some insi...
13.07.2020
Sources detail issues faced by Black and brown tech employees when reporting incidents to HR departments, which often work only to protect company interests (Issie Lapowsky/Protocol)
Tech Meme

Issie Lapowsky / Protocol: Sources detail issues faced by Black and brown tech employees when reporting incidents to HR departments, which often work only to protect company interests — Vanessa Williams was coming off of a big professional win in August 2018. The former marketing staffer on...
13.07.2020
As remote work remains in place, AI helps businesses accelerate collaboration
VentureBeat

Augmented collaboation uses AI for organizations to become more nimble, efficient, and innovative while helping teams work better together.
13.07.2020
7 quick and easy tips to make you more creative at work
NextWeb

With more and more companies discovering the positives of remote work, the days of the stifling office environment may be numbered — meaning spending countless hours staring into space in a stuffy, noisy, office may soon be a thing of the past. This change of environment is the perfect opportunity t...
12.07.2020
15 Essential Steps for Creating a Business Exit Strategy
Noobpreneur

Should entrepreneurs prepare an exit strategy? If so, what’s one crucial step to incorporate in their plan and why? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only… Read more » The post 15 Essential Steps for Creating a Business Exit Strategy appeared...
12.07.2020
Google-backed Indian delivery startup Dunzo suffers data breach
NextWeb

Google-backed Indian hyperlocal delivery service Dunzo said it suffered a data breach that left customer data including email IDs and phone numbers exposed. Dunzo provides pick up and deliver services in over seven cities in India. Given the majority of India’s business relies on offline commerce, t...
12.07.2020
China-based Kuaidian, a storytelling app that lets users read novels in text message format and watch visual dramas, raises ~$100M Series C led by Sequoia China (Song Jingli/KrASIA)
Tech Meme

Song Jingli / KrASIA: China-based Kuaidian, a storytelling app that lets users read novels in text message format and watch visual dramas, raises ~$100M Series C led by Sequoia China — The novel community Kuaidian has attracted 5 million daily active users since its founding in 2017. &mdash...
12.07.2020
Build beautiful and fast sites with this intuitive website builder
NextWeb

TLDR: Easy website creation for visual builders is the calling card of this Sparkle Pro Website Builder lifetime subscription offer. Website builder apps have a tough job. They need a robust set of cutting edge features and customization options to keep web development pros happy, while being simple...
12.07.2020
The enormous opportunity in fintech
VentureBeat

Several areas of the fintech ecosystem are often overlooked but present massive opportunities for disruptors over the next 5 years.
12.07.2020
Transform 2020: 4 days of deep-dive AI learning
VentureBeat

See the full agenda of Transform 2020, July 14-17; each day is dedicated to a specific aspect of AI, from automation to conversational AI and AI at the edge.
12.07.2020
Telemedicine service Doctor on Demand raises $75M Series D led by General Atlantic, bringing the total raised to $240M (Leah Rosenbaum/Forbes)
Tech Meme

Leah Rosenbaum / Forbes: Telemedicine service Doctor on Demand raises $75M Series D led by General Atlantic, bringing the total raised to $240M — Although many industries have suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic, telemedicine is one sector that isn't slowing down. The demand for virtual d...
08.07.2020
A neurologist explains how coronavirus impacts the brain
NextWeb

Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still learning what the disease can do. There are now detailed reports of brain illness emerging in people with relatively mild lung illness, in those who are critically ill and also in those in recovery. One key thing we’re seeing is that severity of lun...
08.07.2020
Transform 2020: Learn how to build edge AI to accelerate your business
VentureBeat

With 5G and increasingly powerful smartphones and other devices, more companies are running AI applications at the "edge." Keep abreast at Transform 2020.
08.07.2020
Founders need stewards, not masters
VentureBeat

Often investors look at what founders have sacrificed, or are willing to sacrifice, and they just accept it without another thought.
08.07.2020
6 ways to motivate and inspire your employees that don’t involve a pay rise
NextWeb

Modern companies offer a lot of perks for employees: healthy breakfasts and fruits, medical insurance, massage right in the office, a gym with personal fitness coaches, and much more. Due to recent quarantine guidelines, most companies had to stop all office activities and move some of them online, ...
07.07.2020
An overview of the recent debates surrounding content moderation, online censorship, and Section 230, as well as some proposals for reform (Anna Wiener/New Yorker)
Tech Meme

Anna Wiener / New Yorker: An overview of the recent debates surrounding content moderation, online censorship, and Section 230, as well as some proposals for reform — The debate over censorship and Section 230 is thorny, contentious, and, above all, outdated. — On March 7th, Dan Scav...
07.07.2020
Python is pushing the boundaries of what tech can do. These videos and ebooks explain it all
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TLDR: The Complete Python eBook and Video Course Bundle explains Python’s key role in some of today’s biggest tech innovations along with projects to help bring the learning home. From Google and YouTube to Reddit, Instagram and Spotify, Python is running everywhere the internet lives. While you may...
07.07.2020
So your company made a statement about BLM — now what?
NextWeb

Well, it’s all been a bit intense, hasn’t it? Just when we thought the planet was finally going to take us off the naughty step, we get slapped upside the head with another unfiltered look at ourselves. The uncomfortable, shameful, anxiety-ridden, angry, cannot-look-away-from systemic implication of...
07.07.2020
Reframing "tech vs. journalism" discussion as "managers vs. employees" shows why journalists who have called attention to workplace activism have become targets (Casey Newton/The Interface)
Tech Meme

Casey Newton / The Interface: Reframing “tech vs. journalism” discussion as “managers vs. employees” shows why journalists who have called attention to workplace activism have become targets — Last week, the worlds of technology and journalism were transfixed by a con...
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