Nvidia is now worth more than Amazon and Alphabet

Nvidia surpassed Alphabet in market capitalization on Wednesday, only a day after it overtook Amazon. Bloomberg is reporting that the chip maker’s stock is now worth $1.83 trillion, beating the Google owner’s $1.82 market cap by a hair. This makes Nvidia the world’s fourth most valuable company in the wake of...

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The Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail

If you are running a startup, you would want to know, like many others, why startups fail. The research company CB Insights studied many cases and highlighted the top 20 reasons which you could learn from. #20 – Failure to pivot when necessary. Not pivoting away or quickly enough from a...

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Dropbox to cut workforce, will hire new talent for AI-powered products

Cloud storage provider Dropbox has announced plans to reduce its global workforce by 16 percent in order to cut costs. The company aims to counter slowing cloud growth by reallocating resources towards building its AI offerings. Dropbox's CEO, Drew Houston, explained that the company's core cloud business growth has been impacted...

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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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2024 Tech IPO Pipeline

If you are into startups and entrepreneurship, CB Insights has released the 2024 Tech IPO Pipeline, featuring 257 venture-backed companies likely considering going public in the next 12 to 18 months. The analysis considers various factors such as total equity funding, valuation, employee headcount, Mosaic score, stage of investment, and founding...

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Google to combine generative AI chatbot with virtual assistant

Google has announced plans to add generative artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to its virtual assistant. A company executive told Reuters the AI would allow the assistant to do things like help people plan a trip or catch up on emails and then ask follow-up questions. The Alphabet subsidiary said during a...

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Google is training robots the way it trains AI chatbots

Google wants to make its robots smarter with the release of the AI learning model Robotic Transformer (RT-2). RT-2 is the new version of what the company calls its vision-language-action (VLA) model. The model teaches robots to better recognize visual and language patterns to interpret instructions and infer what objects work...

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NVIDIA Keynote at COMPUTEX 2023

NVIDIA's founder and CEO, Jensen Huang, delivered a keynote address at the COMPUTEX 2023 event, unveiling groundbreaking platforms that empower companies to leverage the transformative power of generative AI. This wave of AI innovation is reshaping industries across the board, including advertising, manufacturing, and telecom. During the keynote, Huang introduced a...

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Invary Raises $1.85 Million in Pre-Seed Funding for Runtime Integrity Solution

Operating system runtime validation and security firm Invary today announced it has raised $1.85 million in a pre-seed funding round led by Flyover Capital. The Lawrence, Kansas-based startup offers a free Runtime Integrity Score (RISe) service that helps organizations check the integrity of their systems to identify known vulnerabilities and hidden...

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Rebooting the Brain

The digital health sector has an increasing number of startups are targeting the brain. One of them is Kernel, a company who is developing advanced neural interfaces to improve, evolve and extend human cognition. Check out the speech from the CEO of Kernal Bryan Johnson. Video source: youtube; Cover image source:...

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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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Why Netflix could be your best companion in the living room

Netflix is an American entertainment company founded on August, 1997 It specializes in and provides streaming media and video-on-demand online and DVD by mail. In 2013, Netflix expanded into film and television production, as well as online distribution. By July 2017, Netflix had 100+ million subscribers worldwide. Let's have a look...

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Tesla Came Out on Top

Do you drive a Tesla? If you have not heard of Tesla, it is an American automotive and energy company based in California. It is well known of producing electric cars and solar energy. After long time of having negative news in the media, it has finally showed signs of significant...

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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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Top 5 Smartphone Shipments

Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 358.3 million units during the Q3 2019, an increase of 0.8% compared to the 332.7 million units shipped in Q3 2018. Top 5 vendors are Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Xiaomi and Oppo. Quarter2018Q12018Q22018Q32018Q42019Q12019Q22019Q3Samsung23.5%21.0%20.3%18.8%23.0%22.9%21.8%Huawei11.8%15.9%14.6%16.2%18.9%17.7%18.6%Apple15.7%12.1%13.2%18.3%11.8%10.2%13.0%Xiaomi8.4%9.5%9.5%6.7%8.9%9.7%9.1%OPPO7.4%8.6%8.4%7.9%7.4%8.9%8.7%

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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: 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, accounted 24.7% share. Amazon had only 0.8% share. China’s B2C...

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PrestaShop launches its new website

If you are using Prestashop, it has just launched a new website. Prestashop is an open source, free e-commerce shopping cart software. With it, you can build an e-commerce website for free. It has more than 300 hundred built-in features for managing product listing, payments, shipping, manufacturers and suppliers. Prestashop provides...

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Top 10 Earning iPhone Apps in 2018

The highest earning iPhone Apps in 2018 brought in millions of dollars. Video streaming apps did extremely well, occupied 7 out of 10 of those top earning apps with Netflix as the top performer. Dating platform Tinder ranked No.3 which brought in 462.2mil. The one music app on the board is...

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Netflix Is Having Rapid Growth During Pandemic

Many businesses have suffered big impact during the COVID-19 global health emergency/economic crisis, movie theaters, cafes, restaurants, and gyms are those business impacted the hardest, it’s hard to imagine that some companies profit from the situation. The COVID-19 pandemic forces many people to stay home for weeks if not months, so...

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How Uber Helps Transform the Taxi Industry in Chicago – a Case Study

According to an Uber case study, Uber’s arrival in Chicago in 2011 changed how people get around the city. For decades, people in Chicago experienced poor taxi services. In the past three years, taxi passengers filed nearly 36,000 complaints, major issues are related to •    reckless driving and rude driver behaviour...

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