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Facebook names VP of product growth Alex Schultz as new CMO Facebook names VP of product growth Alex Schultz as new CMO

Facebook names VP of product growth Alex Schultz as new CMO

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To fill its empty CMO position, Facebook just promoted to the C-suite a longtime Facebook executive focused on product growth. Former VP of product growth and analytics Alex Schultz, who has been with the company since 2007, announced the move Tuesday in a Facebook post. Schultz will fill the position left open by Antonio Lucio,…

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Swarm prices out its orbital IoT network’s hardware and services – TechCrunch Swarm prices out its orbital IoT network’s hardware and services – TechCrunch

Swarm prices out its orbital IoT network’s hardware and services – TechCrunch

By 2 months ago

Swarm’s new network of satellites is intended to provide low-bandwidth, low-power connectivity to “Internet of Things” devices all over the world, and the company just announced how much its technology will actually cost. A $119 board will be sold to be integrated with new products, so while your home security camera won’t get it, it…

Trump’s FCC Is Using Junk Data to Downplay Broadband Woes Trump’s FCC Is Using Junk Data to Downplay Broadband Woes

Trump’s FCC Is Using Junk Data to Downplay Broadband Woes

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You can’t fix a problem you don’t understand, and it’s very clear that the Federal Communications Commission under Donald Trump doesn’t want to understand its failure to make affordable broadband available to all Americans. During a pandemic when Americans are forced to work, learn, and get their health care online, the FCC’s refusal to accurately…

‘Where Law Ends’ Review: How the Mueller Investigation Fell Flat ‘Where Law Ends’ Review: How the Mueller Investigation Fell Flat

‘Where Law Ends’ Review: How the Mueller Investigation Fell Flat

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Andrew Weissmann headed the prosecution of Paul Manafort on Robert Mueller’s team. His new memoir, Where Law Ends, is an elegy for the Russia investigation that never was—one in which the special counsel’s office was actually able to crack the oddball collection of grifters who populated Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016, from Paul Manafort…

Huge cyberattack puts thousands of COD player accounts at risk – here’s what you need to know Huge cyberattack puts thousands of COD player accounts at risk – here’s what you need to know

Huge cyberattack puts thousands of COD player accounts at risk – here’s what you need to know

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Home News Computing (Image credit: Activision) Update: An Activision spokesperson issued the following statement, “Activision Call of Duty accounts have not been compromised. Reports suggesting otherwise are not accurate. We investigate all privacy concerns. As always we recommend that players take precautions to protect their accounts at all times. Please visit our player support page…

N26 hires Adrienne Gormley as its new Chief Operating Officer N26 hires Adrienne Gormley as its new Chief Operating Officer

N26 hires Adrienne Gormley as its new Chief Operating Officer

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Fintech startup N26 is announcing some changes in the leadership team with two new C-Level hires. First, Adrienne Gormley, pictured above, is joining the company as chief operating officer, replacing Martin Schilling who left the company in March 2020. Second, Diana Styles, pictured below, will become N26’s chief people officer. Gormley has spent the last…

Google Play to better enforce in-app purchase policies, ease use of third-party Android app stores Google Play to better enforce in-app purchase policies, ease use of third-party Android app stores

Google Play to better enforce in-app purchase policies, ease use of third-party Android app stores

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Under threat of regulation, Google announced today it’s updating its Google Play billing policies to better clarify which types of transactions will be subject to Google’s commissions on in-app purchases. While the more detailed language doesn’t actually change the earlier policy’s intention, it will impact a percentage of developers who don’t currently use Google Play’s…

A Ransomware Attack Has Struck a Major US Hospital Chain A Ransomware Attack Has Struck a Major US Hospital Chain

A Ransomware Attack Has Struck a Major US Hospital Chain

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Universal Health Services, a hospital and health care network with more than 400 facilities across the United States, Puerto Rico, and United Kingdom, suffered a ransomware attack early Sunday morning that has taken down its digital networks at locations around the US. As the situation has spiraled, some patients have reportedly been rerouted to other…

Panasonic Lumix GH6 could now be delayed until 2021 Panasonic Lumix GH6 could now be delayed until 2021

Panasonic Lumix GH6 could now be delayed until 2021

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Home News Cameras (Image credit: Panasonic) The much-anticipated Panasonic GH6 has almost been forgotten about in the all the recent noise about full-frame mirrorless cameras, and it seems the Micro Four Thirds maestro may now not arrive until 2021.According to the pretty reliable 43Rumors, the Panasonic GH6 “won’t come anytime soon”, with the launch “definitely…

Nikola’s Steve Girsky eyes his next transportation investment Nikola’s Steve Girsky eyes his next transportation investment

Nikola’s Steve Girsky eyes his next transportation investment

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Steve Girsky, the former GM vice chairman, consultant and investor whose special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merged with hydrogen electric startup Nikola this summer, is in talks to back self-driving trucks startup TuSimple, according to four people familiar with the deal. The capital would come from Girsky’s VectoIQ LLC, a consulting and investment company he…

Privacy data management innovations reduce risk, create new revenue channels Privacy data management innovations reduce risk, create new revenue channels

Privacy data management innovations reduce risk, create new revenue channels

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Mark Settle is a seven-time CIO, three-time CIO 100 award winner and two-time book author. His most recent book is “Truth from the Valley: A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade.” Tomer Y. Avni Contributor Tomer Y. Avni is an MBA/MS student at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard School of…

Scientists May Have Found a Material for Building on Mars Scientists May Have Found a Material for Building on Mars

Scientists May Have Found a Material for Building on Mars

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Space aficionados who dream of one day colonizing Mars must grapple with the stark reality of the planet’s limited natural resources, particularly when it comes to building materials. A team of scientists from the Singapore University of Technology and Design discovered that, using simple chemistry, the organic polymer chitin—contained in the exoskeletons of insects and…

TCL 6-Series TV Review (2020): It’s Our Favorite TV, Again TCL 6-Series TV Review (2020): It’s Our Favorite TV, Again

TCL 6-Series TV Review (2020): It’s Our Favorite TV, Again

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Someday, there will be a reason to spend more than $1,000 on a TV. For now, save your money and buy the new TCL 6-Series. For the third year in a row, the $650, 55-inch model is our favorite TV—where beautiful picture quality and a usable Roku interface meet a reasonable price.It has better picture…

World’s largest hard disk drive might arrive in time for Christmas World’s largest hard disk drive might arrive in time for Christmas

World’s largest hard disk drive might arrive in time for Christmas

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Home News Computing (Image credit: Seagate) Seagate’s inaugural Datasphere 2020 conference provided the perfect opportunity for the storage giant to unveil some exciting new products and technologies.And the firm duly delivered, confirming what we all wanted to know: that the world’s biggest hard disk drive, the Exos 20+, will launch in December 2020.The internal HDD…

The highest valued company in Bessemer’s annual cloud report has defied convention by staying private The highest valued company in Bessemer’s annual cloud report has defied convention by staying private

The highest valued company in Bessemer’s annual cloud report has defied convention by staying private

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This year’s Bessemer Venture Partners’ annual Cloud 100 Benchmark report was published recently and my colleague Alex Wilhelm looked at some broad trends in the report, but digging into the data, I decided to concentrate on the Top 10 companies by valuation. I found that the top company has defied convention for a couple of…

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