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Why should you choose 3D for your next virtual event?

I love events and have been traveling to support and speak for many different industry events in recent years. At its core, it’s about creating unforgettable experiences and bringing communities together to learn, network and build relationships. In the past few months, we’ve all been hungrier than ever as work-from-home orders hindered personal collaboration. Attendance at webinars has increased worldwide …

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Surviving the new normal: what to do if a customer asks for your startup’s financial information?

It was in Redwood City in 2008, and my startup Makara was riding the early cloud wave of virtualization and trying to create so-called “containerized applications”. Early adopters for this technology were the typical early adopters: finance companies, technology companies and occasional retail companies that reinvented themselves. If your startup does it right, you’ll have a website, brochures, videos, and …

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Trump gives Microsoft 45 days to seal the TikTok deal

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump only agreed that Microsoft could negotiate the takeover of the popular short video app TikTok if a deal could be made in 45 days, said three people familiar with the matter on Sunday. The move marks a U-turn for Trump, prompting the U.S. technology giant to express interest in the blockbuster social media deal, which …

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China’s Xiao-i is suing Apple for breaching Siri AI for $ 1.43 billion

(Reuters) – Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology, also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging that it infringed Xiao-i’s patents. Xiao-i claims damages of 10 billion yuan ($ 1.43 billion) and calls on Apple to stop manufacturing, using, selling, selling, and importing products that infringe the patent in a social media post. Xiao-i …

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Truera applies AI explicability research to expand its model assessment platform

As AI affects more industries and areas of society, startups are developing test tools that companies and governments can use to assess the condition of their models and identify potential compliance issues. Andrew Cloud, chief AI scientist at Google Cloud, recently predicted that the AI ​​development pipeline will one day focus on testing and validation. Truera, formerly known as AILens, …

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Thanks to the new AI technology “unselfie” your selfies look like posed portraits

People are constantly taking self-portraits with their smartphones, whether for followers on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. However, these “selfies” usually look unnatural, since the subject has to stretch out their arms in order to capture the best viewing angle. Fortunately, researchers from Adobe Research, the University of California, Berkeley and KU Leuven in Flanders have developed an AI technique that …

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Microsoft TikTok acquisition is only a few centimeters closer to reality – TechCrunch

A possible Microsoft -Tick Tock The acquisition creates a lot of drama. We’re reviewing Google’s new budget pixel and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is returning to Earth. Here is your daily crisis for August 3rd, 2020. Microsoft TikTok acquisition is only a few centimeters closer to reality This weekend, Microsoft confirmed reports that talks about the takeover of TikTok, the popular …

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EventGeek is restarted as Circa to help marketers use virtual events – TechCrunch

EventGeek was a Y Combinator-supported startup that offered tools that large companies could use to manage the logistics of their events. Since the COVID-19 pandemic essentially eliminates large conferences, at least personally, it is not surprising that the company had to reinvent itself. Today EventGeek was restarted as Circa with a new focus on virtual events. Founder and CEO Alex …

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The university prescribes a portable COVID-19 tracker that triggers student protests

Despite the proliferation of COVID-19 around the world, schools have developed reopening plans for the fall semester – some with fully isolated classes, others in traditional classrooms. After Oakland University in Michigan opened both classrooms and dormitories, residents and employees have to wear COVID-19 trackers. This has led to a petition against the mandate. Under the new rules, which students …

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