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Microsoft in advanced talks to buy Nuance for about $16 billion, announcement could come Monday

10 hours ago   |   CNBC

Buying Nuance could bolster Microsoft's assets in voice software, where it already has technology for developers.
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NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are the hottest thing in entertainment, art, and crypto right now. Here's a simple explanation of the craze

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are the hottest thing in entertainment, art, and crypto right now. Here's a simple explanation of the craze

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement We are living in the age of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. The newest crypto trend started to become a frenzy about a month ago, with big ticket NFT art...
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Marriott is testing contactless check-in via kiosk as travel begins to return - see how to works

Marriott is testing contactless check-in via kiosk as travel begins to return - see how to works

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement COVID-19 spurred a demand for contactless services, and Marriott is now leaning into this by testing its new contactless arrival kiosks and markets...
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A VC lays out the 2 strategies he believes have made $95 billion Stripe so wildly successful

A VC lays out the 2 strategies he believes have made $95 billion Stripe so wildly successful

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Thanks to a recent $600 million funding round at a $95 billion valuation in March, payments company Stripe has catapulted to becoming the most valuable...
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Goldman Sachs is hiring up to 300 engineers in its consumer business after product sprints triggered burnout and a tech exodus

Goldman Sachs is hiring up to 300 engineers in its consumer business after product sprints triggered burnout and a tech exodus

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs's consumer business plans to hire an additional 200 to 300 engineers this year to reduce the workload on the unit's current employees, the...
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Humanoid robot Sophia has moved into the art world with a music project and an NFT sale, which reached almost $700,000

Humanoid robot Sophia has moved into the art world with a music project and an NFT sale, which reached almost $700,000

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sophia, a humanoid robot, is reportedly getting started on a music career after selling an NFT for $688,888 last month. "We're so excited about Sophia's...
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VICE Episode Illustrates How The Lack Of Technology Enables Unacceptable Conditions In Private Prisons

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Prison-by its very nature-is not designed to be a pleasant experience. A VICE investigation shows how a lack of technology within the walls of private prisons, however, enables...
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Oracle co-founder pays $80M for North Palm Beach estate

2 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Larry Ellison, billionaire co-founder of Oracle Corp., paid $80 million for the North Palm Beach estate owned by hedge fund manager Gabriel A. Hoffman. The sale, which closed...
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How to check your Apple Pencil battery so you know when to charge it

How to check your Apple Pencil battery so you know when to charge it

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement There's nothing quite so annoying as getting into a flow state, only to have the technology you're using lose power, bringing everything to a halt. For...
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Energy experts predict the newest innovations and challenges ahead for smart cities

Energy experts predict the newest innovations and challenges ahead for smart cities

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The events of the last year have highlighted the need for safe, reliable, and healthy environments. In both business and in personal life future-proofing...
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After year of virtual adoptions, Logan Square animal rescue reopens to public

After year of virtual adoptions, Logan Square animal rescue reopens to public

CHICAGO - A return to normalcy means finding forever homes for dogs of an animal shelter in Logan Square. At " One Tail At a Time ," Jennifer Rogers serves as a guide in... Read more ...

News media suffering the brunt of tech titan's greed

News media suffering the brunt of tech titan's greed

Google is under antitrust scrutiny from both the federal government and the states, whose law-enforcement agencies are increasingly skeptical that its dominant market position... Read more ...

Las Vegas Market kicks off 5-day home furnishings trade show

Vendors and buyers at the downtown Las Vegas event welcomed the show as a sign of recovery and a step toward normalcy. Read more ...

Forbes Asia 100 To Watch: Nominations For Inaugural List Are Now Open

In the August 2021 issue, Forbes Asia will recognize small companies and startups on the rise. Nominations for the debut of Forbes Asia's 100 to Watch are open now. Read more ...

WWE WrestleMania 37 Results: Dabba-Kato, And Everything That Happened In The...

Dabba-Kato debuted during the Nigerian Drum Fight at WWE WrestleMania 37 Read more ...

When China Rings The Bell In Xinjiang - Retail Crumbles

The latest retail crisis began when the Chinese Government decided to fight back against accusations of forced labor in their cotton rich XUAR region, where Muslim Uyghur... Read more ...

Bettor Wins $44,650 After Placing $50 Wager on Hideki Matsuyama, Eric...

Everyone knows the best way to win money while gambling on sports is by pairing Hideki Matsuyama and Eric Bledsoe. Wait, what? One bettor won more than $44,000... Read more ...

Alibaba Will Lower Merchant Fees After Antitrust Fine

China's $2.8 billion antitrust penalty against Alibaba far exceeds its previous fines for anticompetitive business practices. Read more ...

Fed Chief Says U.S. Economy Is at an ‘Inflection Point' as Risks Remain

“It's going to be smart if people can continue to socially distance and wear masks,” Jerome Powell said on “60 Minutes.” Read more ...

BTS, Baekhyun And IU: Watch These Titles On The World Albums Chart

Both IU and Baekhyun return to the World Albums chart with new collections while BTS rise once again. Read more ...