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businessinsider.com - Aaron Holmes - TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
Business Insider

Erin Bond Erin Bond took an unorthodox path to the software engineering field. A former elementary school teacher, Bond learned to code five years ago through a one-year course at the Ada Developers Academy. Now, as an engineer at Code.org, Bond is…

forbes.com - Expert Panel - Council Post: 13 Emerging Commercial Real Estate Tech Tools Industry Professionals Should Explore
Council Post: 13 Emerging Commercial Real Estate Tech Tools Industry Professionals Should Explore
Forbes

Technological advances in every industry have the potential to optimize business operations and change industry standards. In the real estate sector, commercial real estate (CRE) technology is rapidly evolving as professionals focus on…

reuters.com - Hitting tech on Covid lies is a healthy compromise
Hitting tech on Covid lies is a healthy compromise
Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters Breakingviews) - It's hard to keep track of the flurry of potential laws aimed at reining in big tech firms like Alphabet (GOOGL.O) and Facebook (FB.O). Finally, here's one that might work. A plan led by former U.S.

politico.com - Emily Birnbaum - Major GOP tech critics sought funding from Google
Major GOP tech critics sought funding from Google
POLITICO

The Google logo is displayed on a sign outside of the Google headquarters on September 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Mike Davis and Garrett Ventry are two of Washington's fiercest Republican critics of the big…

techcrunch.com - Carly Page - Magic lands $27M Series A for its 'plug and play' passwordless tech
Magic lands $27M Series A for its 'plug and play' passwordless tech
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Mary Ne / Getty Images Magic, a San Francisco-based startup that builds “plug and play” passwordless authentication technology, has raised $27 million in Series A funding. The round, led by Northzone and with…

newsy.com - Robin Dich, Associated Press - Tech Industry Leaders Meet To Discuss Future Of Bitcoin
Tech Industry Leaders Meet To Discuss Future Of Bitcoin
Newsy

Technology pioneers Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey took part in an online discussion Wednesday to discuss the merits and the future of Bitcoin. The event, billed as 'The B Word' offered a chance for the panel to explain to investors how the…

crunchbase.com - Chris Metinko - Star-Gazing Investors Launch More Money Into Space Tech
Star-Gazing Investors Launch More Money Into Space Tech
Crunchbase

Although Jeff Bezos ‘ and Richard Branson ‘s brief space jaunts have generated massive media interest in space travel for the last week, investors have been over the moon about space tech for at least two years now. Subscribe to the…

nytimes.com - David Streitfeld - Silicon Valley's Best Pandemic Ever
Silicon Valley's Best Pandemic Ever
The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — In April 2020, with 2,000 Americans dying every day of Covid-19, Jeff Bezos, Amazon's chief executive and the world's richest man, announced he was focusing on people rather than profits. Amazon would spend about $4 billion…

nytimes.com - Nicole Perlroth - Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers' data.
Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers' data.
The New York Times

Technology |Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers' data. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/22/technology/kaseya-ransomware-decryptor.html Continue reading the main story Kaseya, the Miami-based company at the…

theverge.com - Andrew Marino - Vergecast: Jeff Bezos in space, RCS on Verizon, and Biden on Big Tech
Vergecast: Jeff Bezos in space, RCS on Verizon, and Biden on Big Tech
The Verge

Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where our editors discuss the biggest stories in tech news this week. This week on The Vergecast, the show is split into three sections, hosted by Verge executive editor Dieter…

techcrunch.com - Alexandra Ames - Tune in today to watch Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals
Tune in today to watch Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals
TechCrunch

It's not too late to enjoy an epic pitch-off of global proportion. The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals start today, July 22 at 9:00 am (PT). Register here for free, get instant access and tune in to see seven phenomenal startups —…

bloomberg.com - China Considers Turning Tutoring Companies Into Non-Profits
China Considers Turning Tutoring Companies Into Non-Profits
Bloomberg

Edtech firms to be banned from going public, foreign capital Vacation, weekend tutoring for school subjects will be banned China is considering asking companies that offer tutoring on the school curriculum to go non-profit, according to people…

bostonglobe.com - Hiawatha Bray - After Bourdain documentary sounds alarm on voice fakery, tech firms weigh in on ethics, security
After Bourdain documentary sounds alarm on voice fakery, tech firms weigh in on ethics, security
BostonGlobe.com

Sometimes it takes the voice of a dead man to get our attention. A new documentary about celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain features audio of Bourdain reading from an e-mail he'd written to a friend. But Bourdain, who died in 2018, didn't produce the…

vice.com - The Nigerian Government Is Destroying the Country's Growing Tech Sector, Experts Warn - VICE
The Nigerian Government Is Destroying the Country's Growing Tech Sector, Experts Warn - VICE
Vice Media

Nigeria's indefinite Twitter ban and other recent policy moves by the government are threatening to destroy one of the country's fastest-growing industries, its Fintech sector, experts have told VICE World News. “Like most people, I heard…

techcrunch.com - Matt Burns - SOSV partners explain how deep tech startups can fundraise successfully
SOSV partners explain how deep tech startups can fundraise successfully
TechCrunch

Startups developing so-called deep tech often find it challenging to raise capital for various reasons. At TechCrunch Early Stage: Marketing and Fundraising, two experienced investors spoke on the subject and advised startups facing a challenging…

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