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Zoom’s Horrible Terrible No Good Really Bad Week

Zoom’s Horrible Terrible No Good Really Bad Week

I really enjoyed “The Big Short.” This well done documentary film highlighted the mortgage meltdown and a small group of unusual characters that saw the collapse coming and their journey of betting against what popular sentiment at the time believed was an endless rise in the value of real estate. There was a scene in the movie where Michael Burry, ...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Presents Threat to Europe’s Tech Startup Scene

Coronavirus COVID-19 Presents Threat to Europe’s Tech Startup Scene

The News: Coronavirus COVID-19 presents a threat to Europe’s tech startup scene and it appears that Europe lacks an emergency plan to save them, so far, anyway. While France and Germany have pledged support for their tech sectors, the U.K. is facing calls from its tech industry to do more to bail out startups to avoid collapse, many feel that ...
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Google is Making Mobile-First Indexing the Standard

Google is Making Mobile-First Indexing the Standard

After setting a goal in 2016, Google announced last month that mobile-first indexing will be the new standard by September of this year. This is not something new. In fact, Google has been slowly testing this functionality for months and over 70 percent of search results are mobile-first indexed. Most sites are ready for this. But in case you’re still ...
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Qualcomm’s Real-time Translation During a Phone Call: From Science Fiction to Fact

Qualcomm’s Real-time Translation During a Phone Call: From Science Fiction to Fact

Back in early December, I was blown away by a surprise demo of Qualcomm’s (NASDAQ: QCOM) latest real-time translation breakthrough at its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit: Two people on a phone call, talking to each other in different languages (one in English, the other in Mandarin), and both of them hearing the other in their own language. In other words, ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Launch Should Accelerate Growth for its GPUs

NVIDIA GeForce Launch Should Accelerate Growth for its GPUs

The News: Last Week, NVIDIA announced that its global OEM partners are bringing out more than 100 new thin, light and fast laptop models, all powered by NVIDIA GeForce® GPUs, including the just-launched GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER™ and 2070 SUPER GPUs for laptops. The record-size launch also includes a range of RTX 2060-powered laptops starting at just $999. The new ...
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