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TikTok is extending its Marketing Partner Program to add new content marketing partners, the company told TechCrunch. The expansion will allow marketers to manage their TikTok accounts without leaving their third-party content marketing platforms. The short-form video app is partnering with Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Sprinklr, Emplifi, Dash Hudson, Khoros, Brandwatch and Later for the initial launch. […]
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Planet FWD, a carbon-assessment startup founded by Zume Pizza co-founder Julia Collins, grabbed another cash infusion in the way of 10 million Series A dollars to continue developing technology so that the $1.5 trillion consumer products industry can more accurately measure and reduce their carbon footprint. We profiled Collins’ journey from pizza to climate-friendly food […]
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Chipmaker Broadcom has confirmed its takeover of software giant VMware, confirming earlier reports of an imment deal. The $61 billion cash and stock deal “advances Broadcom’s strategy to build the world’s leading infrastructure technology company, with track record of acquiring established, mission-critical platforms”, the company said. “This transaction combines our leading semiconductor and infrastructure software […]
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Recalling the French linguist who deciphered the Rosetta Stone 150 years ago, Hewlett Packard Enterprise today switched on a tool to unravel its customers’ knottiest problems. The Champollion AI supercomputer takes its name from Jean-François Champollion (1790-1832), who decoded hieroglyphics that opened a door to study of ancient Egypt’s culture. Like Champollion, the mega-system resides […]
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Fintech startup and alternative credit asset manager Viola Credit, has closed its latest $700 million fund which provides asset-based lending capital to FinTech, PropTech, and InsurTech startups. If this FinTech play reminds you of Silicon Valley Bank, then think again. The latter provides corporate lending, also known as venture lending. Instead, Viola provides lending capital to […]
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At a glance Expert’s Rating Pros Stable Wi-Fi  Fastest Eero yet  Very user friendly  Small size and inoffensive design Eero Secure and Secure+ are a great value  2.5GbE ethernet means faster wired internet  Surprisingly good gaming performance  Cons Somewhat limited configuration options Only one 2.5GbE ethernet port per device and sub-gigabit Wi-Fi speed Somewhat pricey  HomeKit […]
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Machine-learning systems are increasingly worming their way through our everyday lives, challenging our moral and social values and the rules that govern them. These days, virtual assistants threaten the privacy of the home; news recommenders shape the way we understand the world; risk-prediction systems tip social workers on which children to protect from abuse; while […]
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Republican lawmakers are facing growing anger over the deadliest mass shooting at an American school in nearly a decade yesterday, with many of their constituents expressing frustration over their repeated votes against even modest gun control reforms. Social media can’t solve the problem. Indigov, a three-year-old, 70-person New York-based startup, can’t solve it either, but […]
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Unacademy, one of the high-profile Indian startups, has urged its employees to learn how to work under constraint and focus on reaching profitability as the SoftBank and Tiger Global-backed online learning platform predicts a dry funding spell across the industry for as long as 18 months. The Bengaluru-headquartered startup, which has raised over $800 million […]