Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Why Are We Polarized? Don't Blame Social Media, Says Ezra Klein

Why Are We Polarized? Don't Blame Social Media, Says Ezra Klein

The Vox editor explains why there's no chapter devoted to Facebook or Twitter in his new book about how the US is more divided than ever. Source: Why Are We...
Google Shakes Up Its 'TGIF'—and Ends Its Culture of Openness

Google Shakes Up Its ‘TGIF’—and Ends Its Culture of Openness

Last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent an email blast to his 100,000 or so employees, cutting back the company’s defining all-hands meeting known as TGIF. The famous free-for-alls had...
Researchers Will Deploy AI to Better Understand Coronavirus

Researchers Will Deploy AI to Better Understand Coronavirus

In the months since the novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, last December, almost 2,000 research papers have been published on the health effects of the new virus, possible treatments,...
4 Painful Realities Your Scaling Startup Must Accept in Order to Grow

4 Painful Realities Your Scaling Startup Must Accept in Order to Grow

70 percent of startups scaled too quickly in some aspect of their business. August 9, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While growing a startup can be an exciting...
Tech Could Be Used to Track Employees—in the Name of Health

Tech Could Be Used to Track Employees—in the Name of Health

For the past few years, Estimote has sold wireless tracking beacons to companies including Amazon, Apple, and Nike, promising a more precise way to map the movement of products,...

Facebook announces $100bn aid plan for small businesses

Facebook is rolling out a plan to give $100 billion in aid, through loans and ad credits, to small businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak, it announced in a blog...
Remote-First Companies Are Another Covid-19 Calamity

Remote-First Companies Are Another Covid-19 Calamity

But now the message seems to be: Stay home. That’s the way to draw talent.There’s another related trend: the end of business travel. Unable or unwilling to hop on a...

More than half of Nigeria’s revenue provided by FIRS

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months. The...
Opinion: China is Pushing Toward Global Blockchain Dominance

Opinion: China is Pushing Toward Global Blockchain Dominance

In a speech late last month, Chinese leader Xi Jinping declared blockchain “an important breakthrough,” and promised that China would “seize the opportunity.” He detailed the ways the Chinese government...
A $60 Million Fine Won't Stop AT&T From Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans

A $60 Million Fine Won’t Stop AT&T From Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans

AT&T has agreed to pay $60 million in a settlement involving secretly throttled unlimited plans in 2011, the Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday. You might assume the fine has something...

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