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Shopify is losing nearly half of its C-suite, including key tech leadership. Analysts worry about what it means for its $1 billion plan to take the fight to Amazon

Shopify is losing nearly half of its C-suite, including key tech leadership. Analysts worry about what it means for its $1 billion plan to take the fight to Amazon

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Some big changes are coming to Shopify's C-suite. Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke announced on April 14 that three of the company's seven top-ranking executives...
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As Apple gets ready to blow up mobile advertising, this leaked sales deck shows how it was pitching the benefits of personalized ads in 2015

As Apple gets ready to blow up mobile advertising, this leaked sales deck shows how it was pitching the benefits of personalized ads in 2015

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The mobile advertising world is bracing for the fallout of Apple's forthcoming privacy update , a move some developers fear will make it harder to...
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How to get your company on the fast track to 'future-ready' operations

How to get your company on the fast track to 'future-ready' operations

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Our findings show that advancing operations maturity boosts your efficiency and profitability. It's time to determine your direction and get on the fast...
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Upgrading to the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro? You'll need a new Magic Keyboard

Upgrading to the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro? You'll need a new Magic Keyboard

2 hours ago   |   iMore

What you need to know Apple's refreshed 12.9-inch iPad Pro is slightly thicker than the previous model. Apple's original iPad Pro Magic Keyboard won't work with the new...
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Elon Musk says a Tesla on Autopilot is 10 times less likely to crash than the average car, but experts say that stat is misleading

Elon Musk says a Tesla on Autopilot is 10 times less likely to crash than the average car, but experts say that stat is misleading

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As Elon Musk and local authorities spar over whether Tesla's Autopilot software was to blame in a fiery Model S crash that killed two people on April 17...
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EU data protection watchdog says facial recognition should be banned due to ‘deep intrusion' into people's private lives

EU data protection watchdog says facial recognition should be banned due to ‘deep intrusion' into people's private lives

4 hours ago   |   RT

Facial recognition should be banned from Europe's public spaces, the EU's independent data protection authority has said, just days after the bloc's executive branch proposed a...
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Live updates: Biden touts jobs from tackling climate change, including some ‘we haven't even conceived of yet'

4 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The agenda for the president's international climate summer includes a focus on the economic opportunities of combating climate change and the need for technological innovations.
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UK spy chief says West faces 'moment of reckoning' on tech

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Western countries risk losing control of technologies that are key to internet security and economic prosperity to nations like China and Russia if they don't act to deal with...
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Tractable expands partnership with Covéa to further enhance auto claims

Tractable expands partnership with Covéa to further enhance auto claims

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement UK-based insurtech Tractable strengthened its partnership with Covéa, a French mutual insurance company, to enhance the latter's claims process, per a...
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Now for AI's Latest Trick: Writing Computer Code

7 hours ago   |   Wired

Programs such as GPT-3 can compose convincing text. Some people are using the tool to automate software development and hunt for bugs.
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Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday reported 3,369 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 22 additional deaths. The... Read more ...

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

The gunman had been bumping into people and verbally picking fights, police said. Read more ...

Biden sees economic opportunity in climate fight

Biden sees economic opportunity in climate fight

Opening the final session of the two-day virtual global climate summit, President Joe Biden says he wants to shift the conversation from climate threat to economic opportunities. Read more ...

White House reveals Biden's first overseas trip will be to Europe

White House reveals Biden's first overseas trip will be to Europe

The White House announced Friday that President Biden will make his first foreign trip in June with stops in the UK and Belgium. Read more ...

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J...

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J shot as advisors debate the vaccine's future

Summary List Placement Fifteen women who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot in their brains, officials disclosed in slides... Read more ...

CDC advisory panel says 2 more deaths may be linked to J&J vaccine

CDC advisory panel says 2 more deaths may be linked to J&J vaccine

Two more people have died from a rare combination of blood clots and low platelet counts that may be linked to Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, according to data that... Read more ...

Manchester United wing legend Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women...

Manchester United wing legend Ryan Giggs charged with assaulting two women as Wales announce he will NOT lead team at Euros

Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs - the current manager of the Welsh national team - has been charged with assaulting two women in an incident stemming from November... Read more ...

Animal control officer uses mother duck noise on her phone to coax ducklings...

Animal control officer uses mother duck noise on her phone to coax ducklings from storm drain

An animal control officer noticed a mother duck in distress and called for help. Eleven ducklings were trapped in a storm drain. Read more ...

‘I'm in': Caitlyn Jenner signs paperwork, will run for governor of California

‘I'm in': Caitlyn Jenner signs paperwork, will run for governor of California

With California Governor Gavin Newsom facing a likely recall vote, former Olympian and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner has announced a run for his seat as a Republican. Jenner... Read more ...

De Blasio applauds Trump's call in The Post for all to get COVID vaccine

De Blasio applauds Trump's call in The Post for all to get COVID vaccine

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday lauded former President Donald Trump for encouraging all Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine in an interview this week with The Post. Read more ...