Month: August 2020

World Cricket Championship 2 (WCC2) receives most of the people’s vote in the gaming category in the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. According the government poll, WCC 2 received 74 percent of all votes, making it a clear winner of this challenge. This ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’ was announced in July, soon
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Apple AirPods may drop its force detection sensors and opt for touch sensors in the future, according to an online report. In a new patent application, Apple filed for “Portable Listening Device with Sensors,” that is speculated to be a description of AirPods or AirPods Pro. The documents suggest that AirPods may switch to capacitive
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Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman Snowflake In an era of founder-led tech companies, Snowflake’s Frank Slootman is a corporate throwback. Slootman, 61, is a professional CEO. He’s an operations guru, the leader who turns a jet plane into a rocketship and makes piles of cash for investors, employees, and himself. Along the way, some feelings will get
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Resident Evil is officially coming to TV. Netflix has ordered a scripted live-action adaptation of Capcom’s best-selling horror video game franchise that has previously given us six movies with Milla Jovovich. Constantin Film, the German studio behind the Resident Evil film series, will produce the Resident Evil Netflix series, with Supernatural co-showrunner Andrew Dabb on
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Automation and Jobs Read our latest special issue. Open Now Reliable Robotics, a startup developing autonomous flight technologies, this week emerged from stealth with $33.5 million in venture capital funding. Cofounder and CEO Robert Rose says the funds will be used to scale production of the company’s products and bring on new engineering talent. Aviation
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Automation and Jobs Read our latest special issue. Open Now When I first started as a technology investor, I became interested in Neil Postman’s work at NYU. He stated — in a time of the rising proliferation and expansion of television programming — that mediums of mass persuasion and influence needed extremely careful consideration and society
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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took responsibility and faulted his company for not removing the page and event for a militia group before two people were killed at a protest in Kenosha, saying it was “largely an operational mistake”. The page and event listing violated Facebook’s policies and should have been removed after numerous
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