Sat.Nov 27, 2021

4 things you should do before meeting with venture capitalists

Venture Beast

You might only get one chance to meet the venture capitalist who could transform your business, and you don’t want to blow it. Read More. DataDecisionMakers Enterprise Entrepreneur Uncategorized VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial/Business Finance/Venture Capital

Become a cybersecurity analyst for just $9

Tech Republic Security

You'll never get a better deal on self-paced courses that can teach you the skills necessary to become a cybersecurity analyst, so start training now and switch to a new career in 2022

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Report: 76% of U.S. startups feel confident about entering 2022

Venture Beast

While activity is solidly re-emerging for startups, raising investment remains the biggest challenge going forward. Read More.

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US stops trading with eight Chinese quantum computing groups

TechSpot

All eight entities developing quantum computing technologies were found to be pursuing potential military applications on behalf of the Chinese government. Three of them were found to be acquiring or attempting to acquire American technologies to assist them

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Josh Williams interview — How Forte raised $725M for a platform for blockchain gaming

Venture Beast

Forte raised $725 million on the expectation that it will provide the building blocks for triple-A game companies to make NFT games. Read More. GamesBeat Mobile PC Gaming category-/Finance/Investing/Currencies & Foreign Exchange DeanBeat News Forte Josh Williams NFTs

Spotify Pulls Plug on Car View Feature, Offers Users No Alternative

GizModo VR

If you got in your car and suddenly found that Spotify’s Car View feature had mysteriously disappeared, I’m sorry to say that no, it’s not a bug.

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Indian Government Tells Starlink to Stop Selling Satellite Internet Until It Gets a License to Do So

GizModo VR

The Indian government didn’t mince words in a recent message to Elon Musk’s Starlink: Get a license before offering satellite internet services in the country. Read more.

The best early Cyber Monday deals at Amazon

The Verge

Amazon has wide-ranging discounts on products, including its own network of hardware. Chris Welch / The Verge.

What we’re most thankful for in tech, science, business, and innovation

GeekWire

We’re hopeful about the impact that MacKenzie Scott, left, and Melinda French Gates will have as independent philanthropists. Photos via Bystander Revolution and Gates Foundation). This was a week when many of us in the U.S. paused to reflect and give thanks.

The best early Cyber Monday deals on Google devices

The Verge

The Pixel 5A leads the charge in a variety of early Black Friday deals from Google. Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge. Google is holding onto most of its deals from Black Friday , and there’s a lot to like if you’re in the market for a Pixel, Chromecast, or Nest device.

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Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

A giant ship from Halo appears at Oregon Ducks football game as part of mixed reality experience

GeekWire

(Photos courtesy of Oregon Athletic Department). Mixed reality is making its way into the sports marketing world. The latest example was Saturday afternoon at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.,

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India says not to preorder Starlink until it obtains a license

The Verge

Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge. India has instructed the public not to preorder Starlink, SpaceX’s satellite-based internet service, according to a report from Reuters.

Book of Boba Fett Trailer Hypes Its Helmeted Antihero's Return to Crime

GizModo VR

We’re now a month away from The Book of Boba Fett , the first spinoff to The Mandalorian that sees the return of Temuera Morrison’s helmeted bounty hunter.

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Player uses Battlefield 2042's Portal mode to create 100-person battle royale

TechSpot

A Reddit user that goes by the handle u/chbmg has used Battlefield 2042's Portal rules editor to create a functional, 100-player battle royale experience.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Creepy Humanoid Robo-Artist Gives Public Performance Of Its Own AI-Generated Poetry

GizModo VR

When people worry about robots coming to take their jobs, I don’t think “poet” is what they had in mind. Enter Ai-Da, a highly realistic, AI-driven robot firmly rooted in the uncanny valley that can paint, draw, sculpt, and, yes, write its own poetry. Read more.

Major mining pools facing connectivity issues amid Chinese mining crackdowns

TechSpot

A suspected attack on several Chinse cryptocurrency mining pools caused widespread connectivity issues for users around the world as recently as Saturday morning.

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Amazon has PS5 consoles in stock again (update: sold out)

The Verge

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge. Update November 27th, 2:20PM ET: Amazon has sold out of PlayStation 5 consoles. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date when we hear of another round of restocks.

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Birds of Prey Gets Censored on HBO Max, Will Get Re-Uncensored

GizModo VR

Perhaps you decided to spend the holiday weekend watching some good old fashioned superhero violence in the form of last year’s pretty good (and perhaps poorly named ) Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on HBO Max.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

HBO Max accidentally added the TV-14 version of Birds of Prey

The Verge

HBO mistakenly added the censored version of Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) to its streaming service, but said it will replace it with the R-rated version soon, as reported by CBR. Or… counterpoint.

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Emerging Omicron Coronavirus Variant Has Officials Worldwide on the Defensive

GizModo VR

Authorities worldwide have started taking steps to contain the spread of the new coronavirus variant Omicron as the holiday season enters full swing.

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You won't find a better price on a Babbel subscription this year

TechSpot

Chances are, when it comes to language, you spend most of your time contemplating how to leverage NLP for your business or choosing a side in the Java vs Python debate. But this is the moment to pivot your focus to spoken language, because one of the most successful language-learning

A New Witcher Clip Will Remind You of Witcher 3's Best DLC

GizModo VR

The second season of Netflix’s The Witcher is almost upon us, and that means more of Henry Cavill’s brooding (and not quite eternally grunting) Geralt of Rivia and his new, youthful charge Ciri.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

The best Black Friday 2021 tech deals still available

The Verge

Still plenty of savings to be had. Black Friday may be over, but the memory — and deals — remain. Right now, there are still a ton of great discounts to be had on 4K TVs , noise-canceling headphones , and gaming accessories.

Zendaya Promises She'll Be in More of Dune: Part Two

GizModo VR

In the buildup to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune , it seemed like Zendaya sure was gonna be in more of it than she actually was.

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