Sarah Brennan
The most popular video conferencing software of 2020
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The most popular video conferencing software of 2020

From A to Zoom, there are plenty of options to choose from
3 Nov 2020
8 of the most secure web browsers
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8 of the most secure web browsers

Protect your data by using a browser designed to put your privacy first
25 Sep 2020
Red Box Conversa offers distributed teams platform-agnostic voice capture
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voice assistant

Red Box Conversa offers distributed teams platform-agnostic voice capture

This multiplatform voice-capture platform claims to have the flexibility today’s companies need
18 Sep 2020
MarqVision detects counterfeit products with deep learning and AI
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intellectual property

MarqVision detects counterfeit products with deep learning and AI

Beta clients have experienced a 30-fold efficiency increase in anti-counterfeiting efforts
18 Sep 2020
US TikTok and WeChat ban begins on Sunday
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Policy & legislation

US TikTok and WeChat ban begins on Sunday

Apps will be removed from app stores, but U.S. users won’t be penalized for use of either app
18 Sep 2020
ByteDance says China must approve Oracle's TikTok deal
Acquisition

ByteDance says China must approve Oracle's TikTok deal

ByteDance hopes to retain ownership of TikTok by partnering with Oracle
17 Sep 2020
FTC may file an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook
Policy & legislation

FTC may file an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook

Sources claim the FTC’s probe concerns Facebook’s past acquisitions
16 Sep 2020
Oracle and TikTok deal close, but ByteDance wants majority ownership
mergers and acquisitions

Oracle and TikTok deal close, but ByteDance wants majority ownership

ByteDance tries to retain a majority stake, but Trump says Oracle deal is close
16 Sep 2020
The 8th-generation iPad debuts with the A12 Bionic chip
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The 8th-generation iPad debuts with the A12 Bionic chip

Apple claims it's latest entry-level iPad is three times faster than the top Android tablet
15 Sep 2020
iPad Air 2020 debuts with A14 Bionic chip and USB-C
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iPad Air 2020 debuts with A14 Bionic chip and USB-C

Apple touts its latest flagship tablet as the “most powerful” iPad Air ever
15 Sep 2020
Google aims to go carbon-free by 2030
Business strategy

Google aims to go carbon-free by 2030

“We’re proud to do our part, and to help move the world closer to a carbon-free future for all,” said Pichai
14 Sep 2020
Hitch Works launches new internal talent mobility platform
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Hitch Works launches new internal talent mobility platform

Hitch aims to help organizations maximize internal talent, increase enterprise agility and build diverse teams
14 Sep 2020
Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election
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Twitter expands civic integrity policy ahead of US election

Twitter will remove or label tweets intended to undermine public confidence in civic processes
11 Sep 2020
Trump won’t extend TikTok sale deadline
social media

Trump won’t extend TikTok sale deadline

ByteDance must divest its TikTok US operations before the September 20 deadline
11 Sep 2020
ByteDance negotiating with the US to avoid TikTok sale
Policy & legislation

ByteDance negotiating with the US to avoid TikTok sale

Tightened export restrictions in China leaves ByteDance considering other options
10 Sep 2020
Deel raises $30M in Series B funding round
payroll software

Deel raises $30M in Series B funding round

Deel’s platform enables businesses to legally hire anyone, anywhere
9 Sep 2020
Republican senators introduce legislation targeting Section 230
Policy & legislation

Republican senators introduce legislation targeting Section 230

Bill looks to clarify Section 230’s intent and increase social media companies’ accountability for moderating user content
9 Sep 2020
HPE announces next-generation Modular Smart Array
Server & storage

HPE announces next-generation Modular Smart Array

HPE announces a slew of upgrades to its entry-level hybrid-flash storage solution
8 Sep 2020
China to launch global data security initiative
Policy & legislation

China to launch global data security initiative

Data security initiative aims to curb activities that “infringe upon personal information”
8 Sep 2020
Facebook Oversight Board: Excessive social media regulations could impact freedom of speech
social media

Facebook Oversight Board: Excessive social media regulations could impact freedom of speech

Helle Thorning-Schmidt said, “we have to be a little bit careful than just demanding regulation”
4 Sep 2020
Biofourmis lands $100M in Series C funding round
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communications

Biofourmis lands $100M in Series C funding round

The Company will use funding to bring new digital therapeutic solutions to market
3 Sep 2020
Google unveils its Middlefield Park Master Plan
Business strategy

Google unveils its Middlefield Park Master Plan

Townlike campus will include housing, retail and community gathering spaces
3 Sep 2020
TikTok deal hits roadblock over core algorithms
social media

TikTok deal hits roadblock over core algorithms

New export restrictions could hamper the sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations
2 Sep 2020
InfoSum raises $15.1M in Series A funding round
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privacy

InfoSum raises $15.1M in Series A funding round

Funding to help drive InfoSum’s expansion across both North America and Europe
1 Sep 2020
IDC predicts 60% of workers will be mobile by 2024
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Careers & training

IDC predicts 60% of workers will be mobile by 2024

IDC expects the number of mobile workers in the U.S. to increase from 78.5 million in 2020 to 93.5 million in 2024
1 Sep 2020
TikTok denies it’s in talks to sell US operations to rival app Triller
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TikTok denies it’s in talks to sell US operations to rival app Triller

Triller executive chairman Bobby Sarnevesht insists the bid is real and discussions are ongoing
31 Aug 2020
Genesys teams up with Adobe to deliver better customer experiences
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Cloud

Genesys teams up with Adobe to deliver better customer experiences

Genesys integrates Genesys Cloud with the Adobe Experience Platform
27 Aug 2020
Salesforce posts 29% year-over-year revenue increase in Q2
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sales & CRM

Salesforce posts 29% year-over-year revenue increase in Q2

Salesforce reports $5.15 billion in Q2 sales, surpassing analysts expectations
26 Aug 2020
Worldwide AI spending expected to reach $110 billion in 2024
artificial intelligence (AI)

Worldwide AI spending expected to reach $110 billion in 2024

IDC says global spending on AI will double over the next four years
25 Aug 2020
Microsoft announces general availability of Immersive Reader for remote learners
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Microsoft announces general availability of Immersive Reader for remote learners

Updated features aim to engage learners and make content more easily accessible
25 Aug 2020
Azul 3D lands $12.5M to advance proprietary printing tech
Hardware

Azul 3D lands $12.5M to advance proprietary printing tech

The funding will help Azul 3D launch its first commercial printers too
24 Aug 2020
Investors may exchange stake in ByteDance for a piece of TikTok
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Investors may exchange stake in ByteDance for a piece of TikTok

Investors’ plans could result in minority stakes for current TikTok bidders, Microsoft and Oracle
24 Aug 2020
Facebook calls for data portability legislation
social media

Facebook calls for data portability legislation

Facebook wants clarity on what data should be portable and who is responsible for protecting it
21 Aug 2020
News publishers challenge Apple over revenue sharing
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News publishers challenge Apple over revenue sharing

DCN calls on Apple to “clearly define the conditions that Amazon satisfied for its arrangement” so other publishers can get the same deal
21 Aug 2020
Researchers say Premom shared data without user consent
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Researchers say Premom shared data without user consent

IDAC claims Premom shared user data with Chinese advertising companies without user permission
20 Aug 2020