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LinkedIn allows employees to work fully remote, removes in-office expectation

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By Danielle Kaye. NEW YORK (Reuters) -LinkedIn will allow employees to opt for full-time remote work or a hybrid option as offices gradually reopen, Chief People Officer Teuila Hanson told Reuters.

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AI is the Secret to Ultimate Consistency in Visual Online Branding

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The future of the graphic design industry is heavily affected by advances in artificial intelligence.

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Why NFT's Could be Tomorrow's Bitcoin

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NFTs are here, and they’re the future of cryptocurrency. NFTs will empower users to build unique, creative solutions to both practical and conceptual problems.

IMF sees "critical role" as world transitions to digital money

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund must ramp up its resources as it seeks to "monitor, advise on, and help manage this far-reaching and complex transition" to digital money, according to an IMF paper published on Thursday.

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Fed's Brainard: Can't wrap head around not having U.S. central bank digital currency

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By Ann Saphir. Reuters) - Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on Friday laid out a range of reasons for "urgency" around the issue of developing a U.S. central bank digital currency, including the fact that other countries such as China are moving ahead with their own.

U.S. agency denies Blue Origin protest over NASA lunar lander contract

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By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. agency on Friday rejected a protest by Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics Inc over NASA's decision to pick a single lunar lander provider. The companies challenged the $2.9

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Top German court strikes down Facebook rules on hate speech

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By Douglas Busvine. BERLIN (Reuters) - A top German court has ruled that Facebook acted illegally in taking down racist posts and blocking the account of their author because the social network failed to inform the user or give a reason for shutting them down.

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Russia fines Google 3 million rbls for violating personal data law

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday fined Google 3 million roubles ($41,017) for violating personal data legislation, Google's first fine for that offence, Moscow's Tagansky District Court said. Google confirmed the fine and offered no further comment.

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China to boost scrutiny of online ride hailing firms -ministry

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will ramp up its scrutiny of online ride-hailing firms under plans to strengthen the protection of worker rights and require firms to amend any non-compliant operations, the Ministry of Transport said on Friday.

Apple supplier TSMC reports gas contamination at key chip plant

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(Reuters) -Apple Inc's chip supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co said on Friday that some of its production lines in southern Taiwan were hit by a contamination of gases used in the chipmaking process.

Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

Mobile IoT Developing Drone Technology

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Many of the most familiar use cases for the IoT involve stationary sensors and machines. As IoT adoption has grown, however, its applications have become more diverse, with mobile connected devices becoming increasingly prominent.

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Facebook sets up new team to work on the 'metaverse'

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By Elizabeth Culliford. Reuters) - Facebook is creating a product team to work on the "metaverse," a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday.

6 Top Technologies to facilitate Insurance Case Management

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Case Management is a 24 x 7 job in the Insurance sector. So is Care Giving in the Healthcare domain.

Amazon-backed Rivian in talks with ministers over UK factory -Sky News

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(Reuters) -Amazon.com Inc-backed electric vehicle start-up Rivian Automotive is in talks with ministers about building a factory in the UK that could include a big state support package, Sky News reported on Saturday.

Crypto exchange Binance to wind down derivatives in Europe

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By Tom Wilson. LONDON (Reuters) -Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance said on Friday it would wind down its futures and derivatives products offerings across Europe, the latest move by the platform as pressure grows from regulators across the world.

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Improve productivity in Insurance by leveraging Digital Technologies

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A faster turnaround time is a must-have in all service sectors, such as Insurance. First-time rights, low false negatives, and false positives, and standardized workflows are all important for the Insurance domain.

White House sees YouTube, Facebook as 'Judge, Jury & Executioner' on vaccine misinformation

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By Nandita Bose.

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Chipmaker TSMC says too early to say on Germany expansion

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said on Monday that it was too early to say whether it will build factories in Germany and that talks were in early stages, as the EU seeks to reduce chip imports amid a supply shortage.

China urges tech companies to step up management of critical data exports

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BEIJING (Reuters) -China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday that big tech companies should step up the management of exporting "critical data" as well as their risk assessment of data security.

Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

PayPal to research blocking transactions that fund hate groups, extremists

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By Anna Irrera. LONDON (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc is partnering with non-profit organisation the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to investigate how extremist and hate movements in the United States take advantage of financial platforms to fund their criminal activities.

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Robinhood slides over 10% in grim Nasdaq debut

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By Noor Zainab Hussain and Ankur Banerjee. Reuters) - Shares of Robinhood Markets Inc fell more than 10% after opening flat in their Nasdaq debut on Thursday, valuing the online brokerage at about $28 billion, a dismal reception to one of the most hotly anticipated listings of the year.

EU gives Google 2 months to improve hotel, flight search results

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By Foo Yun Chee. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google has two months to improve the way it presents internet search results for flights and hotels and explain how it ranks these or face possible sanctions, the European Commission and EU consumer authorities said on Monday.

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Logitech sales rise 66% on higher demand amid work-from-home activity

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(Reuters) - Computer peripherals maker Logitech said on Tuesday it was seeing no let-up in demand from stay-at-home workers, after reporting higher operating income and sales at the start of its 2022 business year. Sales rose 66% to $1.31

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11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

Exclusive-Amazon-backed Rivian confirms plan for second U.S. assembly plant

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By Paul Lienert, David Shepardson and Ben Klayman. DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Amazon.com Inc-backed electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive plans to build a second U.S. assembly plant that will also include battery cell production, according to four people familiar with the matter.

Binance founder willing to go, as pressure mounts

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By Krisztian Sandor and John O'Donnell.

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Elon Musk's Neuralink raises over $200 million from Google Ventures, others

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(Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's brain-chip startup, Neuralink, has raised $205 million in a funding round led by Dubai-based venture capital firm Vy Capital, with participation from Alphabet Inc's Google Ventures, the company said on Thursday.

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Beyond the meme: finance gets serious on going viral

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By Anna Irrera. LONDON (Reuters) - Ian Rogers used to be in charge of digital strategy for luxury fashion group LVMH. Now he has a new mission: to sprinkle some aspirational glitz on to French cryptocurrency company Ledger.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Intel to build Qualcomm chips, aims to catch foundry rivals by 2025

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By Stephen Nellis. Reuters) -Intel Corp said on Monday its factories will start building Qualcomm Inc chips and laid out a roadmap to expand its new foundry business to catch rivals such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd by 2025.

South Korean game developer Krafton IPO to raise $3.75 billion

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By Joyce Lee and Jihoon Lee. SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korean game developer Krafton Inc said on Thursday it had priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the top of its indicative range to raise 4.3 trillion won ($3.75 billion).

Language learning app Duolingo raises price range for IPO

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(Reuters) -Duolingo Inc said on Monday it had raised the price target range for its initial public offering in the United States, in a sign there is high investor appetite for shares of the language learning app. The company said nearly 5.1

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Google says Microsoft balking at turning over documents in antitrust fight

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alphabet's Google has asked a judge hearing the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit against the search and advertising giant to compel Microsoft to turn over documents, saying it has failed to comply with a subpoena, according to a court filing unsealed late Thursday.

The Beauty and Brains of Actionable Data: How to Go From Concept to Reality

Speaker: Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, and Chief Technology Officer at SolonTek

Join Dr. Joe Perez, Senior Systems Analyst at NC DHHS, and Chief Technology Officer, SolonTek, to learn how you can capitalize on your ideas by blending internal with external while leveraging them into a cohesive strategy for both the short term and the long term.

Israel tells France it is taking NSO spyware allegations seriously

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PARIS/JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israel is taking seriously allegations that spyware developed by an Israeli company was used against public figures including French President Emmanuel Macron, Israel's defence minister told his French counterpart during a visit to Paris on Wednesday.

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Gloomy outlook dulls PayPal's quarterly profit beat

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(Reuters) -Shares of PayPal Holdings Inc fell 8% on the payment company's downbeat current-quarter profit outlook that outweighed a better-than-expected profit in the second quarter from a pandemic-driven shift to digital spending.

India court quashes Amazon, Flipkart plea against antitrust probe

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MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian court on Friday dismissed a petition by Amazon.com Inc and Walmart's Flipkart seeking revocation of a single judge's decision to allow an antitrust probe against them to continue.

Vodafone and Unisys team up to boost IT services in digitalisation bet

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MADRID (Reuters) - British telecom operator Vodafone said on Wednesday it had partnered with information technology firm Unisys to launch 'Vodafone Digital Factory' to boost its range of IT services as businesses digitise their activity amid the pandemic.

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The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.