Tag: Business

3 myths about chatbot design, busted

These days, conversational artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots are everywhere on websites, SMS and social channels. Conversational AI-supported chatbots that use natural language processing (NLP) help customers deal with everything from product recommendations to order questions.  Enterprises love conversational AI chatbots, too: According to a recent Gartner report, by 2027 chatbots will become the primary customer […]

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Groundcover aims to improve observability and monitoring with eBPF and microservices

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Groundcover aims improve Kubenetes observability with application monitoring with eBPF and microservices More organizations are becoming digitally transformed and migrating their workloads to the cloud. However, successfully building applications in the cloud requires a comprehensive […]

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StreamElements: Games get streaming viewership boost with updates

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. StreamElements‘ latest monthly report shows that Twitch and YouTube are holding steady in viewership numbers. A few games — Monster Hunter Rise and Fall Guys in particular — […]

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The DeanBeat: New Zealand levels up game industry amid a world of giants

New Zealand is a small country in a remote part of the world, but that doesn’t mean it can’t make its mark on the gaming industry. After all, Finland has a similar population of 5.6 million people, and its game developers have entertained billions of people with titles like Clash of Clans and Angry Birds. […]

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Nvidia will disclose Grace Hopper architectural details at Hot Chips

Nvidia’s engineers are delivering four technical presentations at next week’s virtual Hot Chips conference focused on the Grace central processing unit (CPU), Hopper graphics processing unit (GPU), Orin system on chip (SoC), and NVLink Network Switch. They all represent the company’s plans to create high-end datacenter infrastructure with a full stack of chips, hardware, and software. The presentations […]

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Report: 78% of data management pros struggle to identify cloud data

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. A new study commissioned by Capital One from Forrester, titled New Data Management Models Are Essential To Operate In The Cloud, shows that as companies move more data to the cloud, they need to […]

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Cloud security: Increased concern about risks from partners, suppliers

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. There’s an ever-increasing push to the cloud. This comes with growing risks from partners, suppliers and third parties, vulnerabilities and misconfigurations that can be compromised in any number of ways, and complex software supply […]

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Sega releases list of games included with Sega Genesis Mini 2

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Back in July, Sega announced it was coming out with a new version of their miniature Genesis console. The original Genies Mini, released in 2019, came with over […]

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10 top cybersecurity online courses and certifications in 2022

In the face of an unprecedented number of cyberattacks, phishing emails and ransomware incursions, people who possess the right cybersecurity certifications and experience are in high demand. Salaries are skyrocketing due to a cybersecurity skills gap of major proportions. Whether due to resignations, retirements, burnout or a desire to quit the corporate treadmill, there is […]

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Six Years After Her Passing, One Woman’s Life’s Work Continues To Save Taxpayers Billions

BOSTON – JULY 2: Executive director of the Citizens for Limited Taxation Barbara Anderson sits at … [+] her desk in their office in Boston on July 2, 1981. (Photo by Ly Y/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe via Getty Images The Electoral College caught Hillary Clinton off-guard in 2016. In 2022, it’s […]

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Asia-Based Professional Martial Arts League ONE Championship Plans First U.S. Events In 2023

Demetrious Johnson, left, of the United States and Tatsumitsu Wada of Japan, face off during the … [+] media presentation for this Friday’s ONE Championship mixed martial arts fight dubbed: Dawn of Heroes, in suburban Pasay city、 south of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, July 30, 2019. In the center is Chatri Sityodtong, Chair and CEO of […]

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Bitcoin, Ether Among Major Cryptocurrencies Taking A Nosedive After Sudden Sell-Off

Topline The value of top cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and ether plummeted early Friday morning, derailing a weeks-long rally and shedding tens of billions in value in a matter of minutes as the market still reels in the wake of the devastating crash this summer. Bitcoin prices fell on Friday morning. AFP via Getty Images Key […]

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‘House Of The Dragon’ Review: Not As Good As ‘Game Of Thrones’

House Of The Dragon Credit: HBO House Of The Dragon is in some ways more about the game of thrones than Game Of Thrones ever was. It is the story of the Targaryen Dynasty during a time of turmoil and uncertain succession. Although King Viserys I Targaryen (Paddy Considine) rules over a peaceful and prosperous […]

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Worried about a shortage of children’s medications? Here’s what you need to know

Amid a nationwide shortage of children’s pain and fever medications, Health Canada was due to speak with manufacturers on Thursday to discuss ways to boost supply. Parents across the country have noted empty shelves where they had hoped to find pediatric acetaminophen or ibuprofen products, like liquid Tylenol and Advil, or chewable tablets. Conflicting advice […]

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Licensed Sports Merchandise Market Is Projected To Surpass US$ 59 Bn Through 2031, Following A CAGR Of 7%; States Fact.MR

FACT.MR “Increasing popularity of commercial sporting events, owing to increasing adoption of cross-cultural fashion trends are expected to fuel the licensed sports merchandise market.” comments a Fact.MR analyst Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Latest intelligence published by Fact.MR projects that sales of licensed sports merchandise will likely propel at a CAGR of 7% from […]

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This Week In XR: Modulate Raises $30 Million To ID Bad Actors In The Metaverse, Meta Horizon VR Launches In Europe

Modulate AI Raises $30M To Bring Order To The Chaos Of Video Games. The Cambridge, MA AI company hopes to solve the problem of toxicity in online communities (Gaming, VR, Metaverse) with its ToxMod, proactive voice moderation tool. ToxMod uses machine learning models to differentiate not just what each player is saying but how they […]

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Billionaire Yang Huiyan’s Country Garden Warns Profit Will Plunge 70% Amid China’s Property Crisis

Country Garden’s Fengming Haishang residential development in Shanghai, China, on July 12, 2022. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Country Garden Holdings—controlled by billionaire Yang Huiyan and her family—said Thursday it expects first-half profits to tumble as much as 70%, adding to signs of the deepening crisis in China’s property market. Core net profit in the six months ended June […]

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Celsius Customers Feel Betrayed as Bankruptcy Swallows Assets. Here’s How to Manage Crypto Risk

Celsius Customers Feel Betrayed as Bankruptcy Swallows Assets. Here’s How to Manage Crypto Risk Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility This device is too small If you’re on a Galaxy Fold, consider unfolding your phone or viewing it in full screen to best optimize your experience. Skip to main content Editorial […]

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Capital Power announces its inaugural Green Subordinated Notes offering

Capital Power Corporation EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Power Corporation (“Capital Power” or the “Company”) (TSX:CPX) announced today that it has priced a public offering (the “Offering”) in Canada of C$350 million 7.95% Fixed-to-Fixed Rate Subordinated Notes, Series 1, due September 9, 2082 (the “Notes”). The Offering is expected to close […]

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RETRANSMISSION: Haywire Protection Research Reveals Nearly 75% of Homeowners and 63% of Vehicle Owners Are Unprotected

GARDEN GROVE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2022 / Each year, millions of Americans across this great nation experience mishaps, accidents, and breakdowns related to their vehicles, RVs, homes, boats, and motorcycles. Although many such issues are covered by insurance, research regarding policies has revealed a glaring gap in coverage, putting tens of millions […]

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Scientists Building Up Arsenal To Destroy PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’

Topline Researchers at Northwestern University outlined a potential way to destroy the synthetic so-called “forever chemicals” known as PFAS in a paper published Thursday in the journal Science, the latest work aimed toward developing means to break down the pervasive chemicals that have been found to be harmful to human health. Researchers at Northwestern University […]

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No, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Emilia Clarke Is Not A ‘Short, Dumpy Girl’

Daenerys Targaryen is not ‘dumpy’ and neither is Emilia Clarke. Credit: HBO It’s one of the more bizarre stories leading up to the debut of House Of The Dragon this Sunday on HBO. An Australian CEO of the Foxtel Group has made some comments about Emilia Clarke, who played Daenerys Targaryen in Game Of Thrones, […]

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Blasts Rock Russian Bases All Around Ukraine As Kyiv Strikes With Rockets And Drones

An ammunition dump explodes in Belgorod Oblast on Aug. 18, 2022. Via social media Explosions erupted across Russia and Russian-occupied Ukraine on Thursday night as Ukrainian forces escalated their weeks-long campaign of deep strikes on Russian logistics and airfields. The blasts, targeting ammunition dumps, airfields and other facilities, could disrupt supply lines and air operations […]

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