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Embark Studios brings out the destruction with The Finals team-based shooter game

Embark Studios brings out the destruction with The Finals team-based shooter game

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. Nexon’s Embark Studios has unveiled The Finals, a free-to-play, team-based first-person shooter that focuses on changing landscapes, destruction, and player freedom. Inspired by battle royale literature, films and …

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Vendease, a food procurement platform for African restaurants, nabs $30M led by Partech Africa and TLcom • TechCrunch

Vendease, a food procurement platform for African restaurants, nabs M led by Partech Africa and TLcom • TechCrunch

When Vendease launched in January 2020, it wanted to solve the challenges and inefficiencies in Nigeria’s highly fragmented food sector using a marketplace model that connected suppliers and farms to restaurants and food businesses, with deliveries facilitated within 24 hours. But over the next couple of months, Vendease switched from its middleman role — after …

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How to Start a HomeVestors Franchise in 2022

How to Start a HomeVestors Franchise in 2022

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. What is the HomeVestors franchise opportunity? homevestorsfranchise.com The HomeVestors™ business began franchising in Dallas, Texas, in 1996, with a real estate entrepreneur named Ken D’Angelo. Ken had purchased many homes in prior years and decided to transform his home-buying business into a franchise. He named this new …

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How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the Maya Angelou Rule to Improve Their Relationships and Lead Better

How Emotionally Intelligent People Use the Maya Angelou Rule to Improve Their Relationships and Lead Better

“That’s a lot of thank you notes.” This is the thought that ran through my head as I researched the story of Douglas Conant, an American business who accepted a job as president and CEO of Campbell’s Soup in 2001. When Conant took over, he had a tough job ahead: Campbell’s was a grossly underperforming …

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I Was Completely Burned Out. Then, a 3-Word Setting on My iPhone Changed Everything

I Was Completely Burned Out. Then, a 3-Word Setting on My iPhone Changed Everything

I had a problem. I was in danger of burnout. It wasn’t a matter of not liking what I do, or no longer finding it sufficiently challenging, or even a matter of not making enough money. All of those boxes were checked.   But after several years of working diligently through the pandemic, building a small …

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How Change co-founders brainstormed their way into entrepreneurship • TechCrunch

How Change co-founders brainstormed their way into entrepreneurship • TechCrunch

Welcome back to Found, the podcast where we get the stories behind the startups. After graduating college, co-founders Amar Shah and Sonia Nigam were bored with their first ”real jobs,” so through trial and error they came up with the idea to develop an API that processes donations, called Change. They talk with Darrell and …

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5 Smart Phrases People With High Emotional Intelligence Keep Saying Over and Over, and Why

5 Smart Phrases People With High Emotional Intelligence Keep Saying Over and Over, and Why

When readers took the time to track me down and ask for a follow-up to the emotional intelligence article I wrote here a week ago, I listened. I think there are two ways people can try to improve their emotional intelligence. The hard way, which involves studying the concepts, training yourself to analyze interactions, and working case …

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London-based spatial computing startup Hadean closes $30 million Series A • TechCrunch

London-based spatial computing startup Hadean closes  million Series A • TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. It’s Friday, and that means… Actually, we don’t even really know what that means anymore, other than that we’re going to sit in the sunshine and bask in the very last few …

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Disney’s Victoria & Albert’s $110 Price Increase Irks Diners

Disney’s Victoria & Albert’s 0 Price Increase Irks Diners

You might need to pack a fat wallet around if you’re going for dinner at Victoria & Albert’s at Disney World in Florida. Orlando Sentinel / Contributor / Getty ImagesDisney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, where Victoria & Albert’s is located. After re-opening post-pandemic in July, the restaurant‘s cheapest option went from $185 to $295 …

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Report: 90% of orgs believe cybersecurity risk isn’t being addressed

Report: 90% of orgs believe cybersecurity risk isn’t being addressed

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. According to Foundry’s 2022 Security Priorities Study, an overwhelming majority (90%) of security leaders believe their organization is falling short in addressing cybersecurity risk. Those surveyed experienced these pitfalls from different issues, such as …

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How disability is informing better products — and better organizations

How disability is informing better products — and better organizations

It wasn’t so long ago that businesses were operating in what Jenny Lay-Flurrie calls the “dark ages.” As Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer, and someone who describes herself as “profoundly deaf,” Lay-Flurrie said that the concerns and needs of people with disabilities were almost completely ignored by the business world. “You would find accessibility being done …

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Why Blizzard veteran Paul Sams took the COO job at Certain Affinity

Why Blizzard veteran Paul Sams took the COO job at Certain Affinity

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. Blizzard veteran Paul Sams recent became the president and chief operating officer at game studio Certain Affinity after serving a few years as a strategic adviser. Sams is …

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The DeanBeat: Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says AI will auto-populate the 3D imagery of the metaverse

The DeanBeat: Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says AI will auto-populate the 3D imagery of the metaverse

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. It takes AI kinds to make a virtual world. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said this week during a Q&A at the GTC22 online event that AI will auto-populate the 3D imagery of the metaverse. …

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What to know before buying

What to know before buying

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the first foldable phone I’d actually buy. Not that I’m going to–I’m only a year into an iPhone 13 Pro Max installment plan, and can’t quite justify spending $1,800 on a second, unlocked phone–but Samsung’s biggest foldable is now refined enough to have finally won me over. I’m less …

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Cloud kitchen startup CloudEats raises more capital to ramp up Southeast Asian expansion  • TechCrunch

Cloud kitchen startup CloudEats raises more capital to ramp up Southeast Asian expansion  • TechCrunch

A cloud kitchen — also known as a ghost kitchen or a shared kitchen — offers restaurant owners and food entrepreneurs a commercial kitchen space at a reduced cost for food delivery and takeout. This trend has been circling around the restaurant industry. More food entrepreneurs are turning to cloud kitchens to reduce their operation …

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Science Shows That You Get Dumber in Your 30s. That’s a Good Thing for High-Achieving Leaders

Science Shows That You Get Dumber in Your 30s. That’s a Good Thing for High-Achieving Leaders

Do you think you’re smart? When it comes to intelligence, our education system’s obsession with categorizing us into the ‘haves’ – the naturally bright, talented, gifted – and the ‘have nots’ has bred generations of adults who continue to align their self-views with these likely incorrect – and definitely outdated – categories. What’s more, for …

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DataGuard locks down $61M for data protection as a service • TechCrunch

DataGuard locks down M for data protection as a service • TechCrunch

Companies are facing hundreds of millions of dollars in fines these days for failing to comply with data protection and data privacy rules, and that’s driving wave of organizations, and their users, to get more serious about data protection. One of the byproducts of that has been the emergence of new technology to meet that increase …

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GTC Omniverse panel: The industrial metaverse is coming fast as digital twins take shape

GTC Omniverse panel: The industrial metaverse is coming fast as digital twins take shape

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. The metaverse conjures plenty of imagery from virtual worlds like those envisioned in novels such as Snow Crash and Ready Player One. But the industrial metaverse may very well become a …

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Ivorian fintech Julaya gets $5M to become banking partner for businesses in Francophone Africa • TechCrunch

Ivorian fintech Julaya gets M to become banking partner for businesses in Francophone Africa • TechCrunch

Ivorian payments-led fintech startup Julaya has extended its pre-Series A round by $5 million. The company, which facilitates B2B payments for businesses in Francophone West Africa, mainly via mobile money channels, has raised a total of $7 million in the financing round.  In 2019, West Africa reported the most live mobile money services in any …

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Ritual supplements went big on Instagram. Now they’re coming to Whole

Ritual supplements went big on Instagram. Now they’re coming to Whole

If you’re into taking supplements and socially conscious companies, you’re probably familiar with Ritual. The Certified B Corp makes multivitamins and supplements that put transparency and traceability first. The six-year-old company has gained millions of wellness customers by making it easy to see what’s in their supplements–and not packing them with unneeded additives. Another draw: …

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Be the Leader You Want Without Asking Anyone’s Permission

Be the Leader You Want Without Asking Anyone’s Permission

Too often opportunities to lead are overlooked. You miss these chances because they don’t come neatly packaged with an official request.  By looking around your organization, you can figure out what consistently goes awry or undone. Unaddressed issues are also overlooked opportunities to lead, whether you have the title or not. This week, a former colleague called me to say she …

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Nilos unifies crypto and fiat accounts for small businesses • TechCrunch

Nilos unifies crypto and fiat accounts for small businesses • TechCrunch

Meet Nilos, a startup that wants to bridge the gap between crypto wallets and traditional business bank accounts. The company provides a dashboard that displays all your transactions — whether those are fiat transactions or crypto payments. From this platform, you can initiate payments and reconcile operations across multiple accounts. The startup raised a $5.2 …

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Report: Password fatigue compromises employee productivity, security and well-being

Report: Password fatigue compromises employee productivity, security and well-being

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Logging in –- often considered one of the most mundane, yet essential aspects of work — has become a thorn in employees’ sides. The process is often overly complicated, disruptive, and frustrating to employees, …

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OpenAI begins allowing users to edit faces with DALL-E 2 • TechCrunch

OpenAI begins allowing users to edit faces with DALL-E 2 • TechCrunch

After initially disabling the capability, OpenAI today announced that customers with access to DALL-E 2 can upload people’s faces to edit them using the AI-powered image-generating system. Previously, OpenAI only allowed users to work with and share photorealistic faces and banned the uploading of any photo that might depict a real person, including photos of …

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Amazon, Hilton, Pepsi, and others commit to hiring thousands of refuge

Amazon, Hilton, Pepsi, and others commit to hiring thousands of refuge

For hundreds of thousands of refugees integrating into the United States, finding social and economic stability is a stressful step in an already painful journey of displacement. Today, the nonprofit Tent Partnership for Refugees (Tent) has received a commitment from 45 major American companies to hire and train tens of thousands of refugees over the …

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The Tech Sector Needs to Stop ‘Breaking Things’ and Become More Responsible

The Tech Sector Needs to Stop ‘Breaking Things’ and Become More Responsible

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Having begun his career during a time when technology was hailed as the cure for all that ailed society, Andy Moss is on a mission of course correction. Andy Moss As an educator teaching Social Entrepreneurship to grad students at NYU Wagner School of Public Service, Moss …

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VoxPop Games forms indie game fund and adds ex-Rockstar veteran as adviser

VoxPop Games forms indie game fund and adds ex-Rockstar veteran as adviser

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. VoxPop Games, which runs an game store for indies, announced a fund to support indie game development. It also named former Rockstar Games developer Jeronimo Barrera as chairman …

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5 challenges of taking college classes in the metaverse

5 challenges of taking college classes in the metaverse

More and more colleges are becoming “metaversities,” taking their physical campuses into a virtual online world, often called the “metaverse.” One initiative has 10 U.S. universities and colleges working with Meta, the parent company of Facebook, and virtual reality company VictoryXR to create 3D online replicas—sometimes called “digital twins“—of their campuses that are updated live …

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Want to Be a Better Business Leader? Here’s What You Need for Success.

Want to Be a Better Business Leader? Here’s What You Need for Success.

Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. There’s no right or wrong way to be an entrepreneur, but generally, people succeed by leaning into their …

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Stop spending so much time on your product when pitching to investors • TechCrunch

Stop spending so much time on your product when pitching to investors • TechCrunch

Investors don’t care about your product. Not really. Investors think a great deal about a great number of things when considering an investment: How big is the market? How good is the founder-market fit? Is it venture-scale? It’s natural for founders to live and breathe for their customers and product, but the dirty little secret …

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Handy Games’ Chris Kassulke on staying focused on making games, not selling NFTs

Handy Games’ Chris Kassulke on staying focused on making games, not selling NFTs

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. I enjoyed meeting with familiar gaming leaders at Gamescom and Devcom in Germany. One of them was Chris Kassulke, who started the mobile game pubisher HandyGames with his …

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In Just 2 Sentences, Elon Musk Taught a Great Leadership Lesson to Every Employee

In Just 2 Sentences, Elon Musk Taught a Great Leadership Lesson to Every Employee

Tesla CEO Elon Musk may not be a poster child for work/life balance, but he clearly understands the consequences of poor communication and bad management. An email that Musk sent to his employees a few years back, which was later leaked to the public, included this quick lesson: Communication should travel via the shortest path necessary to get the job done, …

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iOS 16 takes off, TikTok clones BeReal, social cos go to Congress • TechCrunch

iOS 16 takes off, TikTok clones BeReal, social cos go to Congress • TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in the first half of 2022, up only slightly from the $64.4 billion during the same period in 2021, as hypergrowth fueled by …

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Emerging managers should take advantage of the slower fundraising market by courting LPs

Emerging managers should take advantage of the slower fundraising market by courting LPs

It can be hard for emerging venture managers to get on institutional investors’ radars. Many LPs already have long-term relationships in the asset class, and these investors frequently have lean teams with a long list of investment criteria. But as venture fundraising continues to slow, now may be the perfect time for emerging managers to …

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How Low Will Stocks Go?

How Low Will Stocks Go?

It is now clear the summer bear market rally is over. Now we are descending back into bear market territory with a retest of the S&P 500 (SPY) lows at 3,636 a very likely occurrence. But is that bottom or might we be in store for even more pain? 40 year investment veteran Steve Reitmeister …

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After More Than 50 Years, American Airlines Just Made a Difficult Decision, and Flight Attendants Aren’t Happy

After More Than 50 Years, American Airlines Just Made a Difficult Decision, and Flight Attendants Aren’t Happy

It’s always been hard to get a job as an American Airlines flight attendant. Since the pandemic, it’s become harder to do that job — and maybe even harder to keep it. But now, it’s going to become literally impossible, at least for American Airlines flight attendants who hope to keep working from San Francisco. That’s …

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Tesla ordered to tell laid off workers about lawsuit • TechCrunch

Tesla ordered to tell laid off workers about lawsuit • TechCrunch

A U.S. District Court has ordered that Tesla must tell employees about a lawsuit alleging the automaker violated state and federal law by requiring workers to sign separation agreements. Two former Tesla employees filed the suit in July, alleging that the company required them to sign releases in exchange for less severance than federal and …

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Report: 54% of organizations breached through third parties in the last 12 months

Report: 54% of organizations breached through third parties in the last 12 months

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Cyberattacks through an organization’s vendors or suppliers are greatly underreported. According to new research from Ponemon Institute and Mastercard’s RiskRecon, only 34% of organizations are confident their suppliers would notify them of a breach of their …

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The DeanBeat: Activision steps up with next generation Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

The DeanBeat: Activision steps up with next generation Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

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. Activision Blizzard pulled out some pretty big guns yesterday with news about Call of Duty Modern Warfare II, the new installment of Call of Duty coming on my …

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Singapore’s KNN3 wants to enable social discovery for decentralized apps • TechCrunch

Singapore’s KNN3 wants to enable social discovery for decentralized apps • TechCrunch

There’s no shortage of startups trying to make sense of the explosive growth of data generated from blockchain applications. Nansen has the support from a16z to provide on-chain data analysis for crypto investors. The Graph offers an API for developers to query blockchain data. The latest to get VC recognition is KNN3, a Singapore-based startup …

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Starbucks Is the Latest Food Business to Enter the Metaverse. Its Approach Might Just Work

Starbucks Is the Latest Food Business to Enter the Metaverse. Its Approach Might Just Work

Starbucks is betting that it can get its customers excited about NFTs–and if it does, the company’s foray may be a case study in new ways businesses can increase customer engagement.  This week, the Seattle-based coffee roaster announced its foray into Web3, dubbed Starbucks Odyssey, a blockchain-powered loyalty program for Starbucks customers and employees. Of the program, which Starbucks …

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The Sandbox invests in Cosmo Media Labs, partners with FaZe Clan

The Sandbox invests in Cosmo Media Labs, partners with FaZe Clan

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. The Sandbox is expanding its connections this week, as it has partnered with one major gaming company and invested in another. It’s investing in blockchain media and partnership …

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The Latest Railroad Union Debacle Highlights the Fragility of U.S. Supply Chains

The Latest Railroad Union Debacle Highlights the Fragility of U.S. Supply Chains

Just as supply chains started showing signs of normalcy, a new crisis threatened to disrupt the transport of goods across the country. In July, major railroad unions voted to authorize a strike over national contract negotiations. While most unions agreed to a proposal that included immediate wage increases and cumulative raises, two unions, The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the SMART Transportation Division, …

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Sendbird adds live streaming from any app to communications platform • TechCrunch

Sendbird adds live streaming from any app to communications platform • TechCrunch

Sendbird, a communications startup, has been around since 2013 helping customers incorporate communications capabilities into their applications via an API. Today, the company announced that moving forward, you can also add live streaming combined with chat to your application with a couple of lines of code. This new capability is called Sendbird Live. “Now we …

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California attorney general accuses Amazon of anti-competitive pricing • TechCrunch

California attorney general accuses Amazon of anti-competitive pricing • TechCrunch

California’s attorney general, Rob Bonta, has filed a lawsuit against Amazon for allegedly anti-competitive pricing in violation of the California Unfair Competition Law and the Cartwright Act, California’s primary antitrust law. The complaint, filed in San Francisco Superior Court, accuses the company of contractually prohibiting third-party sellers from offering lower prices on platforms other than …

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Report: Only 27% of orgs have observability over their full stack

Report: Only 27% of orgs have observability over their full stack

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. New Relic’s 2022 Observability Forecast is the industry’s largest survey of IT practitioners and decision-makers to understand the current state of observability. Their definition of observability is the ability to measure how a system …

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8 Ways to Qualify and Rank Keywords in Google Search Results

8 Ways to Qualify and Rank Keywords in Google Search Results

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Competing against so much content on the web makes it hard to outrank others in the SERP (Search Engine Results Page) battle, even when you’re putting out stellar content. Without the right keywords, search engines may not find your content. BigTunaOnline | Shutterstock But coming up with …

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1 Thing Smart People Do to Boost Their Willpower, Determination, and Odds of Success

1 Thing Smart People Do to Boost Their Willpower, Determination, and Odds of Success

Achieving any challenging long-term goal requires perseverance. Determination. Staying the course. Obvious? Absolutely. But no less true.  So what makes people stop? And more to the point, why are you sometimes able to tap into considerable stores of determination and willpower… while at other times, you’re not? That’s a question researchers at the University of Bologna set out to …

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Canva moves beyond graphic design to launch a visual worksuite • TechCrunch

Canva moves beyond graphic design to launch a visual worksuite • TechCrunch

Canva is further establishing itself as more than just a user-friendly graphic design tool. The Australian company announced at its Canva Create event that it will unveil a suite of new products to round out its product offerings: Canva Docs, Canva Websites, Canva Whiteboards and Data Visualization, which comes from its acquisition of Flourish. Canva …

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Snow Crash author Neal Stephenson joins GamesBeat Summit Next speaker roster

Snow Crash author Neal Stephenson joins GamesBeat Summit Next speaker roster

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. We’re excited that our special guest speaker for GamesBeat Summit Next 2022 on October 25-26 in San Francisco will be Neal Stephenson, author of the novel Snow Crash …

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Linux Foundation announces the OpenWallet Foundation to develop interoperable digital wallets • TechCrunch

Linux Foundation announces the OpenWallet Foundation to develop interoperable digital wallets • TechCrunch

The Linux Foundation has announced plans for a new collaborative initiative designed to support interoperability across digital wallets, built on an open source bedrock. The OpenWallet Foundation (OWF), as the new effort is called, is the brainchild of Daniel Goldscheider, CEO of open banking startup Yes.com, though today’s announcement reveals a broad gamut of buy-ins …

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Square Enix becomes a validator for blockchain gaming firm Oasys

Square Enix becomes a validator for blockchain gaming firm Oasys

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. Oasys announced that Japanese game publisher Square Enix, the maker of the Final Fantasy games, has become a validator on the Oasys blockchain gaming platform. That means that …

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Trevor Milton, ex-CEO of electric truck maker Nikola, begins fraud trial • TechCrunch

Trevor Milton, ex-CEO of electric truck maker Nikola, begins fraud trial • TechCrunch

Trevor Milton, the founder and former CEO of electric truck maker Nikola, is standing trial on federal charges of wire and securities fraud starting Monday after allegedly misleading investors about the company’s technological and production capabilities. Nikola is among many electric vehicle startups that have struggled financially and operationally since going public via a special …

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