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Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

5 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump banned U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat.,
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Researchers say ‘The Whiteness of AI' in pop culture erases people of color

Researchers say ‘The Whiteness of AI' in pop culture erases people of color

17 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Researchers argue predominately portraying artificial intelligence as white in science fiction, stock imagery, and popular culture has consequences.
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Rally launches Creator Coin cryptocurrency for influencers

Rally launches Creator Coin cryptocurrency for influencers

20 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Rally is launching a cryptocurrency dubbed Creator Coin that will help influencers, content creators, and streamers run their own virtual economies.
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CryptoKitties creator Dapper Labs raises $11.4 million for consumer-focused Flow blockchain

23 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Dapper Labs has raised $11.4 million in funding from NBA stars Andre Iguodala and others to build a consumer-focused Flow blockchain.
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COVID benchmarks on ARR, churn, and more from 2020 Key Banc SaaS survey

COVID benchmarks on ARR, churn, and more from 2020 Key Banc SaaS survey

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

This year's Key Banc Capital Markets annual private SaaS company Survey is live! Learn more about their findings, key benchmarks and metrics to know.
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ChargePoint raises $127 million to bring EV charging to more fleets

ChargePoint raises $127 million to bring EV charging to more fleets

2 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

ChargePoint has raised $127 million in a round of funding to extend its electric vehicle charging network to more fleets and businesses.
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ByteDance and Microsoft offer White House a deal to keep TikTok in the U.S

ByteDance and Microsoft offer White House a deal to keep TikTok in the U.S

5 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

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.
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AI Weekly: Big Tech's antitrust reckoning is a cautionary tale for the AI industry

AI Weekly: Big Tech's antitrust reckoning is a cautionary tale for the AI industry

6 days ago   |   VentureBeat

Being smart and ruthless was the way of old big tech, but the growing field of AI requires people to be smart, wise, and empathetic.
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Apple overtakes Saudi Aramco as world's most valuable public company

Apple overtakes Saudi Aramco as world's most valuable public company

6 days ago   |   VentureBeat

After achieving another record quarter despite the coronavirus pandemic, Apple stock surged, briefly surpassing its largest rival in market capitalization.
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ProBeat: Slowing AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud revenue growth is a good thing

ProBeat: Slowing AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud revenue growth is a good thing

6 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

In Q2 2020, Amazon Web Services revenue slowed to 29%, Microsoft Azure revenue slowed to 47%, and Google Cloud revenue slowed to 43%. Blame the pandemic.
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Samsung actually downgraded this one key feature of the new Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Samsung actually downgraded this one key feature of the new Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

It's been a couple of days since Samsung officially unveiled its "next big thing", the , and as the dust around the announcement settles, we have noticed one very interesting... Read more ...

Kuo: Quality problem with iPhone 12 camera lenses; non-Pro models may go on...

Kuo: Quality problem with iPhone 12 camera lenses; non-Pro models may go on sale first

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is reporting that a quality problem has emerged during testing of iPhone 12 camera lenses from one of Apple's suppliers. Coatings on the... Read more ...

Facebook Criticizes Apple's App Store Policies, Launches Gaming App on iOS...

Facebook Criticizes Apple's App Store Policies, Launches Gaming App on iOS Without Games

Facebook today joined Microsoft in condemning Apple's App Store policies, after the company was forced to remove the games feature from its Facebook Gaming app, which launches... Read more ...

Trump Signs Executive Orders to Ban US Transactions With Chinese Companies...

Trump Signs Executive Orders to Ban US Transactions With Chinese Companies ByteDance and Tencent

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed two executive orders that would officially ban any U.S. transactions with the Chinese companies that own TikTok and WeChat, in an... Read more ...

Google Pixel 4a Is Selling Like Hotcakes At Amazon & Best Buy

Google Pixel 4a Is Selling Like Hotcakes At Amazon & Best Buy

The Google Pixel 4a is selling like hotcakes, it's even at the top of the food chain at Amazon and Best Buy now. Well, it's at the very top when it comes to unlocked... Read more ...

Hitman 3 PlayStation VR arrives January 2021

Hitman 3 PlayStation VR arrives January 2021

PlayStation VR gamers will be pleased to know that IO Interactive has this week announced virtual reality support for the PlayStation platform will be arriving in January 2021... Read more ...

Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise-Canceling Headphones Now Available for $350

Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise-Canceling Headphones Now Available for $350

Sony's flagship WH-1000MX3 noise-canceling headphones have been among the best on the market for some time, and this week Sony released its fourth-generation WH-1000XM4... Read more ...

How to downgrade from the Android 11 Beta 3 to Android 10 on Google Pixel

How to downgrade from the Android 11 Beta 3 to Android 10 on Google Pixel

If you are not content with the most recent Android 11 Beta build on your Google Pixel, it's probably music to your ears knowing that you can downgrade your OS to a stable... Read more ...

Genshin Impact new PS4 gameplay trailer, launches fall 2020

Genshin Impact new PS4 gameplay trailer, launches fall 2020

Zhenzhong Studio Technical Director at developers miHoYo has taken to the official PlayStation blog to reveal more details about the new role-playing game Genshin Impact that... Read more ...

Instagram Reels Has Launched Worldwide

Instagram Reels Has Launched Worldwide

Right now, TikTok's fate is in question. President Donald Trump wanted to ban the app, but later had a slight change of heart where he gave the app 45 days to seek a buyer from... Read more ...