American Startup News for 19 Apr 2018
(Reuters) — If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people's online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook users around the world would be protected by it.... The online social network is making changes that ensure the number will be much smaller. Facebook members outside the United States and […]
Each year, thousands of professionals across the education spectrum -- from EdTech developers to K-12 principals -- converge at the EDUCUASE annual conference for three days of learning, networking,... and of course, unwinding. If you're planning on attending the EDUCAUSE annual conference this year, then here are some practical tips to help you make […] The post 4 Tips to Maximize Your EDUCAUSE Conference Experience appeared first on Nibletz.
Adobe's Amit Ahuja on Experience Makers
For a business leader, professional, or consultant, a book is the number one marketing tool.
ANALYSIS: Backward compatibility is not new. ColecoVision’s 1982 Expansion Module 1 and Sega’s 1989 Power Base Converter set the stage for new consoles to play older models’ games. But it’s... not a mandatory feature, either. Nintendo famously infuriated parents by leaving NES support out of the SNES, and of all the consoles released since then, perhaps half […]
PRESS RELEASE: MintHealth™, a decentralized health platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that aligns health plans, provider groups, and wellness brands around patient engagement, improved clinical outcomes,... and lower healthcare costs, today announced that...
Photos are most relevant when we engage with them. New technologies embrace processes millennials created to provide business value. The power of images makes visual conversations a phenomenon that... businesses must embrace to meaningfully engage the modern workforce.
Ahead of Earth Day and the release of its annual environmental report, Apple announced today that it has developed Daisy, a second-generation iPhone recycling robot capable of turning three iPhones... per minute into sorted piles of parts. Rather than just leaving old devices intact, the machine enables Apple to reclaim “precious materials” — a process […]
A micro-generation has been termed for those who don't see themselves as Millennials or as Generation X. Xennials are people born between 1977 and 1983. This generation doesn't always relate to the... influx of marketing currently targeted to Millennials, creating a unique advertising opportunity.
Stated at a high level of generality, the board must ensure that the company has cyber risk management policies and procedures consistent with its strategy and risk appetite, and the board must ensure... that these policies and procedures are functioning.
European drinks group Pernod Ricard has announced that Will.i.am will be a judge on its global competition to find some of the world's most promising social impact startups. So what part can 'A' List... firepower play in publicizing the work of up and coming social purpose companies?
KinderLab Robotics and STEMworks both aim to develop 21st-century skills by providing effective STEM education and inspiration KinderLab Robotics, the creators of KIBO™, a robot kit designed to... teach children ages 4-7 to build, program, decorate, and bring their own robot to life without requiring any screen-time, today announced its acceptance to STEMworks, an online honor […] The post ISTE 2018: KinderLab Robotics Meets Rigorous Review Standards to Join STEMworks Database appeared first on Nibletz.
Esports is leveling up with some huge investments that are happening in entertainment venues for staging the popular events. We’ve seen this happen with the joint announcement of a trio of companies... supporting the H1Z1 battle royale tournament coming up this week in Las Vegas. The H1Z1 Pro League will see its first professional battle […]
GitHub is launching a new bot-powered learning lab to help budding developers get up to speed on all things GitHub. The San Francisco-based code-hosting platform, which hosts some 80 million... repositories and claims 27 million users, recently celebrated its tenth year in business. It has been rolling out a bunch of collaboration-focused tools of late, […]
When you own a business or have an active online presence, a hurtful statement can have disastrous and far-reaching effects. But just because someone said something mean doesn't mean it's illegal.... Part 3 of this series is about defamation and what you should know before you pursue a claim.
Rare Bits has raised $6 million in venture funding for its blockchain-based store where you can buy and sell digital assets such as CryptoKitties. CryptoKitties are blockchain-based digital kittens... that can be bought and sold for as much as $200,000. That seems kind of nutty, then you probably think the same about a startup that […]
Andrew Horn is a communication-wizard who wants to help people connect more deeply within the intricacies of DM's and right swipes. I caught his recent Talk at Google, and he offered three simple tips... that allowed him to overcome his social awkwardness, feel confident and meet new people.
Not all journeys to blockchain technology projects start with the same first steps. To disrupt a highly traditional marketplace, one company is setting its sights on blockchain but is taking a more... conservative primary step. Open Mineral — a trading platform for physical commodities — has today announced its new online marketplace. Following a seed […]
With 500 million people turning to Instagram every day, the potential for a social media campaign to expand one's reach holds some provocative possibilities.
Devolver Digital announced Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass today for PC. You can watch the teaser trailer above, which promises a larger reveal at E3 2018. The Electronic Entertainment Expo takes place... from June 12 to June 14 in Los Angeles. Devolver Digital held its own, offbeat event last E3 to highlight upcoming games, so we could […]
A new report concludes private debt or fixed instruments comprise the largest asset class in impact investing,
Advanced Micro Devices is launching its second-generation Ryzen desktop chips today with the goal of addressing a much larger swath of the PC processor market. With the launch of its Zen-based... processors in 2017, Advanced Micro Devices saw a rare gain in market share — from 8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 to […]
Students Turn Into Makers With Makeblock There are a lot of companies out there in the STEM/STEAM maker space but none are doing it quite the way that Makeblock is. Makeblock takes the components of... the DIY maker movement and turns them into projects that turn into a living learning environment. With Makeblock instead of […] The post ISTE 2018 Preview: Makeblock Makes STEM/STEAM In The Classroom Fun and Easy appeared first on Nibletz.
The Microsoft Store is "out of stock" for Windows Phone products, which are powered by Windows 10 Mobile. Both the HP Elite x3 and the Alcatel Idol 4S are simply not available for purchase, at least... right now, and it's only a matter of time before you won't be able to get them anywhere else.
ANALYSIS: Evidence has mounted for months that Amazon’s Alexa has neutralized Siri’s early lead in the race to popularize AI assistants. But this morning’s announcement of Alexa Skill Blueprints... — a way for average people to expand Alexa’s abilities with personalized Skills — now suggests that Amazon has pulled too far ahead for Apple to meaningfully close the […]