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The UK business ventures gaining traction with investors

If you’re looking to start a business venture, then it makes sense to check out the UK business ventures that are finding traction with investors. One place to start is reviewing the 35 companies that have been accepted into Tech Nation’s Upscale growth program for the UK’s fastest-growing mid-stage tech companies. The ventures collectively employ …

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ITV gambles with launch of new streaming service ITVX weeks before 2022 Fifa World Cup

What could possibly go wrong? ITV will use the 2022 Fifa World Cup to launch the replacement for ITV Hub, the streaming platform notorious for infuriating football fans left staring at frozen screens. Viewers welcomed ITV’s announcement that the Hub, derided for its unwelcome habit of crashing during live events, will be scrapped this autumn. …

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Kaleyra to Provide SMS Services for Amazon Pay India

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kaleyra, Inc. (NYSE: KLR) (NYSE American: KLR WS) (“Kaleyra” or the “Company”), a rapidly growing omnichannel business communications platform, announced that it will be providing SMS services for Amazon Pay India as a preferred SMS provider. Kaleyra’s robust API solution, which is already integrated into the Amazon Pay …

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The History Of Social Media

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines social media as: “forms of electronic communication (such as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content (such as videos).” While services like YouTube and Facebook automatically come to mind, you can trace the origins of social media …

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Middle East Destinations Are Going Hollywood to Build Brand Images

You might be forgiven for thinking it to be a Hollywood romantic comedy. Zac Effron and Jessica Alba get their suitcases mixed up, and the search for the right bag leads to them finding each other, all heart eyes as the dust of the Dubai desert swirls around them. Except, this “A Romance to Remember” …

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What’s next for messaging apps and what this means for your business

EVERYDAY TOOLS Chats and messaging are the most popular category of digital property, with 95.6 percent of internet-savvy adults using them globally. —Contributed photos Messaging and messaging apps have evolved significantly in recent years. They are no longer just a way to send text messages. In fact, they are now full-fledged platforms that offer a …

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Cordial, a cross-channel marketing platform, raises $50M

Cordial, a cross-channel marketing and data management platform, today announced that it closed a $50 million Series C funding round led by NewSpring, with participation from new investor ABS Capital. Jeremy Swift, Cordial’s CEO and co-founder, said that the fresh capital will be used to expand the company’s global footprint, launch new platform features and …

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MetaMask integration unlocks decentralized social for millions of Ethereum users

Denver, Co, 26 September, Chainwire – DeSo, a new blockchain backed by Coinbase, Sequoia and Andreessen Horowitz, has announced its integration with MetaMask. As a result, millions of Ethereum users can now enjoy one-click access to encrypted on-chain messaging and a full Twitter-like feature set. DeSo’s integration with the leading Web3 wallet effectively turns MetaMask …

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ByteDance’s Pico debuts its Quest rival, but challenges remain • TechCrunch

When ByteDance bought the Chinese VR headset maker Pico a year ago, the message it sent was clear: it was betting that the immersive device would be where future generations spend most of their time consuming digital content. It’s a reminiscent of Meta’s acquisition of Oculus back in 2014, except the world is now in …

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Singer-songwriter Jimmy Climbs is bringing ‘neon rock’ to Albuquerque’s music scene

Sep. 28—Singer-songwriter Jimmy Climbs classifies his music as “neon rock.” His style is vivid, catchy and sure to create a buzz. “All the singles that I’ve released … most of them maintain a pretty high energy,” said Climbs. In February 2020, the musician left his hometown of San Diego to come to Albuquerque. Climbs said …

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