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Meet Flock, a Slack rival that claims big productivity gains

Numerous Slack contenders have already thrown their hats into the enterprise-messaging ring, but Flock is hoping to win with hard numbers. According to Flock, not only does its software load 2.5 times faster than Slack on both desktop and mobile, but it a.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldSep 14th, 2016

AirTags could give a nice bump to Apple"s growing lineup of smaller stuff

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News2 hr. 50 min. ago

Student achievement depends on reducing poverty now and after COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has significantly impacted our lives, including schools and education. Temporary closures of school buildings have highlighted how factors outside school systems affect schools' capacity to meet students' needs and sup.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

More J&J troubles: Vaccine manufacturing halted and more possible clot cases

CDC advisory committee will meet Friday to decide the fate of the troubled vaccine. Enlarge / The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 9, 2021. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Frontier Gains Final Approval, Bankruptcy Exit Imminent

Frontier Gains Final Approval, Bankruptcy Exit Imminent Frontier received final approval for its exit from bankruptcy today. The California Public Utilities Commission was the last remaining approval needed, setting up the company’s exit from bank.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

DNA robots designed in minutes instead of days

Someday, scientists believe, tiny DNA-based robots and other nanodevices will deliver medicine inside our bodies, detect the presence of deadly pathogens, and help manufacture increasingly smaller electronics. Researchers took a big step toward that.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  sciencedailyRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Don’t Push Pause on Your Digital Transformation

Don’t let a pursuit of normalcy reverse progress. Instead, continue to embrace change to drive competitive momentum and meet customers’ evolving expectations. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Reddit unveils its Clubhouse clone, Reddit Talk

On the heels of Clubhouse’s latest fundraise, Reddit today officially unveiled its Clubhouse rival Reddit Talk following a recent report from Mashable that revealed the company had been developing audio-based social networking features. Like ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Facebook announces new audio products

Facebook reveals its Clubhouse competitor, Parler will return to Apple’s App Store and a helicopter flies on Mars. This is your Daily Crunch for April 19, 2021. The big story: Facebook announces new audio products Yes, these products include ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Airbnb hosts in college towns hike up prices game days to deter rival fans

Airbnb hosts in college towns increase their listing prices much more than hotels when there are home football games against rival teams. Hosts experience a 78 percent reduction in rental income by listing prices too high, according to a new study by.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Why flying a helicopter on Mars is a big deal

NASA conducted its first flight on another planet early Monday morning, a short hop for a small chopper named Ingenuity which demonstrated technology that could prove critical to the future of space exploration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Lithia goes big on Michigan market

With its acquisition of Michigan's Suburban Collection, the retailer is entering suburban Detroit — a market heavy in leasing and factory pricing business and one that some of its primary competitors have left......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

BIG designs "infinity loop" skyscraper for OPPO in Hangzhou

Danish architecture studio BIG has designed a research and development building named the O-Tower for Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO in Hangzhou. Read more Danish architecture studio BIG has designed a research and development buildin.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

General Motors leads $139 million investment into lithium-metal battery developer, SES

General Motors is joining the list of big automakers picking their horses in the race to develop better batteries for electric vehicles with its lead of a $139 million investment into the lithium-metal battery developer, SES. Volkswagen has QuantumSc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

HDS, from the Borders and Webvan founder, raises $3M as it gears up to launch its robot-run grocery and general merchandise play

The online grocery market is poised to get a little more crowded in the next several months, with the launch of a startup led by a veteran founder who has taken big hits from Amazon in the past, but now hopes to come back swinging with the help of an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

UK’s Zilch raises $80M at a $500M+ valuation for its direct-to-consumer buy now, pay later service

The buy now, pay later model, popularized by companies like Klarn and Affirm has been one of the big e-commerce winners in the last year, giving consumers who might be stretched financially another option to pay for things when they buy them online......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Zoom launches $100M Zoom Apps investment fund

When Zoom launched Zoom Apps and the Marketplace as a place to sell them last year, it was a big signal that the company wanted to be more than just a popular video conferencing application. It wanted to be a platform, which developers could use to b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Huawei denies spying accusation in the Netherlands

A 2010 report claims the Chinese company once had "unlimited access" to phone calls made in the country......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Study finds shifting mindset increases managers" willingness to invest in new technology

Forget the 30,000-foot, big-picture view. When faced with a cutting-edge technological idea, business leaders who approach the idea in more concrete "how" terms—rather than in abstract "why" terms—are less likely to be deterred by its novelty and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

A US ban on kangaroo leather would be an animal welfare disaster and a missed farming opportunity

The US Congress is considering a proposed law to ban the import and sale of kangaroo parts. Backed by a campaign called Kangaroos Are Not Shoes, the bill is aimed at stopping Nike, Adidas and other big brands from using kangaroo leather in their prod.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Plummet This Weekend

"The mania that drove crypto assets to records as Coinbase went public last week turned on itself on the weekend," report Bloomberg — as the price of bitcoin took a big dive: The world's biggest cryptocurrency plunged as much as 15% on Sunday,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021