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Screen Wars — Coming Soon To A Car Dealer Near You!

Both Mercedes and General Motors are bringing new electric car models to market soon and both the Mercedes EQS and the Cadillac Lyriq will offer impressive new touchscreen technology.


8 January 2021 0

Roku has acquired global rights for Quibi content for, sources say, less than $100M, and will make it available free to stream in 2021 on the Roku Channel (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Roku has acquired global rights for Quibi content for, sources say, less than $100M, and will make it available free to stream in 2021 on the Roku Channel  —  Maker of the biggest U.S. streaming video-player plans to put the content in its ad-supported channel


8 January 2021 0

Roku says Roku OS-powered smart TVs held 38% market share in the US and 31% in Canada in 2020, according to NPD (Jason Gurwin/The Streamable)

Jason Gurwin / The Streamable:Roku says Roku OS-powered smart TVs held 38% market share in the US and 31% in Canada in 2020, according to NPD  —  Earlier in the week, Roku revealed that they had surpassed 50 million active users.  One of the biggest areas of growth has come from Roku OS-powered Smart TVs.


8 January 2021 0

Sources: Chinese online grocery delivery startup Xingsheng Youxuan has raised $100M from Tencent at a $5B valuation (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:Sources: Chinese online grocery delivery startup Xingsheng Youxuan has raised $100M from Tencent at a $5B valuation  —  – Firm receives $100 million from Tencent at $5 billion value  — Grocer also in talks with other investors including Kuaishou  —  Tencent Holdings Ltd. has increased …


8 January 2021 0

More CIOs Focus on Digital Business Acceleration Talent

Enterprise CEOs are looking to their most senior technology leaders to deliver competitive digital business transformation projects that enable new revenue growth. Furthermore, they crave business technology champions that are skilled in motivating and developing IT talent for their top priorities. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform how CIOs manage, collaborate, and respond to their…
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8 January 2021 0

UK’s competition watchdog says it is investigating Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies from Chrome over concerns it could curb rival advertising (Tanishaa Nadkar/Reuters)

Tanishaa Nadkar / Reuters:UK’s competition watchdog says it is investigating Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies from Chrome over concerns it could curb rival advertising  —  (Reuters) – UK’s competition watchdog said on Friday it has launched an investigation into Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies …


8 January 2021 0

Hired Russian hacker Andrei Tyurin, who pled guilty in 2019 to stealing data of 100M+ clients of JPMorgan and others, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison (Christian Berthelsen/Bloomberg)

Christian Berthelsen / Bloomberg:Hired Russian hacker Andrei Tyurin, who pled guilty in 2019 to stealing data of 100M+ clients of JPMorgan and others, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison  —  – Tyurin was hacker-for-hire in cross-border cybercrime spree  — U.S. says he stole data on 140 million clients of bank, others


8 January 2021 0

German EV Market Reaches Escape Velocity – Record 27% Share in December

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market and 4th largest in the world, achieved 26.6% plugin electric vehicle share in December. This is a stunning ascent from the 4.0% share seen in December 2019. The Volkswagen brand dominated Germany’s full battery electric sales in 2020, taking almost 24% of the market, with Renault runner-up at 16%.  …
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8 January 2021 0

A Sustainable Alternative To Portable Power Generators

Football season in America is almost like a religious pastime. Here in Louisiana, we have our Tigers on Saturday, Saint’s on Sunday rituals, and tailgating is very, very popular. However, it’s also a major source of emissions since many game-goers often use portable gas generators while tailgating. In Ohio, a group of students picked up…
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