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Entrepreneur First, the 'talent investor', to launch in Toronto, Canada early next year – TechCrunch

Entrepreneur First (EF), the London-headquartered "talent investor" that recruits and backs individuals pre-team and pre-projects to enable startups, has announced plans to expand to Canada. It marks the first time EF has entered North America. Along with London, EF currently operates in Berlin, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangalore. The new Canadian outpost, due to launch in early 2020, will …

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The Microsoft Dynamics 365 AI tracks customer behavior in retail stores

Microsoft is introducing two new software solutions today to help brick-and-mortar retailers track customers and improve service. Dynamics 365 Connected Store uses a combination of computer vision, cameras, and IoT sensors to track store customers and personalize recommendations based on their browsing and buying behavior data. Events detected by Connected Store trigger web app notifications or e-mail notifications for in-store …

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Unlocking the value of an acquisition: Thoughts from a software engineer

Acquisitions are not usually something engineering teams look forward to. After my first company's acquisition, employees were given two choices: 1) Move across the country to join a new office, or 2) Quit. I chose option 2. After my second company's acquisition, our buyer retired our office, but they eventually deprecated our product line, and ultimately, us. We were doing …

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Was your campaign really successful? Find out how to do it

Here are some statements I hear from clients and agency staff: "This campaign was great." "These posts were really good." "We've got really good results from this Channel. " I appreciate the feeling, but I do not like those statements. In an ideal world, any statement about campaign success would be tied to results from a given framework to measure …

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How Eugen Systems built the massive RTS Steel Division 2

One of the surprising joys of playing this summer for me was the French independent developer and publisher Eugen Systems, who launched his real-time strategy game Steel Division 2 on Steam on Windows PCs and Macs. The $ 40 RTS brings you back to the Russian front of World War II, where the Germans and Russians fought each other in …

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Facebook Accelerator London opens for non-UK. Startups with a focus on transformative tech

Facebook has announced the third edition of its London-based accelerator program, along with a rebranding and renewed focus on startups across Europe and neighboring regions. Launched as LDN_LAB in the UK capital almost two years ago, the 12-week incubator program is now named Facebook Accelerator London to further its purpose as a startup accelerator. The actual physical area in which …

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Google Assistant no longer saves voice recordings by default

By default, Google Assistant no longer records user voice records, Google announced today. VentureBeat contacted Google to clarify when the policy for saving voice memos was changed. People interacting with Google Assistant need to sign in to Google for the new Voice & Audio Activity (VAA) wizard to have their voice recorded or reviewed by people. This data can be …

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Amazon's "Fleabag" wins four Emmys, including the best comedy series – TechCrunch

Amazon needs to be pretty happy after today's Emmy Awards, in which the shows "Fleabag" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" dominated the comedy categories. "Fleabag" performed particularly well, winning the Grand Prix for Comedy Series and Additional Prizes for the Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Phoebe Waller Bridge, pictured above), for writing for a comedy series (Phoebe Waller Bridge) …

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