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What You Need to Know About 5G

Heard about 5G? The next generation of wireless networks, promises to deliver faster data speeds and more reliable services for mobile users. With 5G, users will be able to download a high-definition film in under a second, which today would normally take 10 minutes on 4G LTE. As you would understand,...

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PCs Will soon be the Smallest Gaming Platform

According to Newzoo's forecast, gamers across the globe will spend $137.9 billion on games in 2018. Mobile gaming will continue to be the largest segment. In total, mobile revenues will grow +25.5% year on year to reach $70.3 billion. Smartphones will account for 80% of this, or $56.4 billion in 2018,...

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Zoom App Download Surge Amid Pandemic

The download of the video conference apps have increased significantly in March as people being locked down due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Zoom is one of the most popular apps, its download has surged from 4 mil+ in February to 26mil + in March. Zoom offers a basic plan which is free...

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Do you really save on Airbnb than booking a hotel room?

Airbnb tries to provide you "Unique homes and experiences all over the world". People from all over the world list their their properties on the platform. Each listing allows hosts to promote properties through titles, descriptions, photos with captions. A profile about your host is included as well as previous guests...

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The Pandemic impact to Airbnb

Airbnb's IPO has now completed. Shares were originally priced from US$45-US$50 per share it went up to US$55-US$60 the day before listing. By the time of the listing, the final price was US$68. Airbnb is a holiday rental marketplace. Users can book homestys and tourism experiences or become a host by...

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What are the Most Popular Smart Phone Systems?

The smartphone market has changed a lot in the last seven years. Back then, BlackBerry was one of the key players, Symbianwas used by Nokia and Samsung was building his own. Fast forward today, the dominating smart phone systems are pretty well known - the Apple's IOS and Google's Android. The...

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How Amazon Is Doing in China?

According to iresearch, in 2015, the top 25 Internet Companies in China by Revenue are below. Data Source: iresearchchina.com Some of the top 25 companies are e-commerce websites. In 2016, Alibaba’s business-to-consumer marketplace Tmall dominated the market with 56.6% share, JD.com accounted 24.7% share. Amazon had only 0.8% share. China’s B2C...

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SoundCloud survives but it's bad news for musicians

Audio streaming website SoundCloud has survived its do or die moment. In the face of serious financial trouble, it secured US$169.5m of investment from merchant bank The Raine Group and investment firm Temasek Holdings. As its CEO and co-founder Alexander Ljung said: “SoundCloud is here to stay.” Ljung is not, however....

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Spotify: Path to IPO

Spotify is a great way to share your love of music with people all over the world. It is launched on 7 October 2008, is available in 65 regions.Spotify went public in April this year, so how Spotify grew from a startup into a public company? Let's have a look on...

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What Is Metaverse And The Top Players

Metaverse

Metaverse is a relatively new concept and is still in the early stages of development. However, there is growing interest and investment in the metaverse from a variety of sources, including technology companies, media organizations, and venture capital firms. The metaverse is often described as a virtual world that is created...

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Thoughts Into Text by A Brain Implant

A Brain Implant That Turns Your Thoughts Into Text? How it could be possible? Tom Oxley is a brain-computer interface specialist and the founder and CEO of Synchron, a neural interface technology company. He is A/Professor and Laboratory Head of the Vascular Bionics Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the...

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Netflix now offers video games

Netflix is now offering video games. It has moved beyond TV shows and films, and started in launching Netflix games on mobile. As per Netflix, from November, members everywhere can play five mobile games: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game (BonusXP), Shooting Hoops (Frosty Pop), Card Blast (Amuzo...

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‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ is Disrupting the $8 Trillion Payment Card Business

During the pandemic, the online sales increased significantly, with this trend, the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) companies thrived. Shoppers want the good and services with a seamless delayed payment option. Today, the “buy now, pay later” only has a small portion of overall card spending. However, according to CB Insights’s...

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WhatsApp Reaches 2 Billion Active Users

As per WhatsApp: "We're excited to share that, as of today, WhatsApp supports more than two billion users around the world. Mothers and fathers can reach their loved ones no matter where they are. Brothers and sisters can share moments that matter. Coworkers can collaborate, and businesses can grow by easily...

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Everybody Dance Now

Berkeley AI research group has a research creating a AI worm named "Everybody dance now". It uses motion transfer approach to map the movements from a source target to a destination target. Say, there is a  person dancing, after some time (a few minutes), the moves of the person will be...

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Walmart is planning to acquire Eloquii - online fashion brands are thriving

Walmart announced its plan to acquire startup Eloquii for $100M. Eloquii is one of several emerging direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands working to modernize the $21B plus-sized clothing market. More than half of U.S. women aged 18-65 wear a size 14 or larger, the Eloquii acquisition would seem to be a good fit...

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PayPal's Agile Transformation Story

To implement agile at scale successfully, it takes having a great team, making bold decisions and a lot of courage. Join Kirsten Wolberg of PayPal as she shares what it took to lead a globally-dispersed team of 3,500 technology and product employees to embrace a new model that enabled them to...

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Microsoft Inspire Las Vegas July 15-19, 2018

For the first time, Microsoft Inspire and Microsoft Ready, the annual Microsoft sales, marketing, and technical fiscal kick-off, are going to be held in the same city during the same week. This co-location will create multiple opportunities for partners and field teams to connect, learn, and collaborate on solutions that will...

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You will be impressed by this butterfly robot

After the release of the BionicOpter, in which Festo technically mastered the highly complex flight characteristics of the dragonfly, now FESTO has released another innovation – eMotionButterflies. The developers used their knowledge gained from the BionicOpter and other projects, combined the ultralight construction of artificial insects with coordinated flying behaviour. The...

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Will technology take your job? New analysis says more of us are safer than we thought, but not all

We all want to know how many jobs will be threatened by the rise of robots and technology. You might feel vulnerable if your job is one that could be affected. But thanks to a new report, 27% of the 160 million people in the United States labour force can breathe...

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Preferred social networks to follow celebrities according to teen and young adult Snapchat users

A survey was conducted among teen and young adult Snapchat users in United States at February 2016 to find out which social networks are the most popular to follow celebrities. Social networks included in the survey and came on top of popularity are Instagram - A mobile photo-sharing application and service that allows...

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