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Apple bars Epic's 'Fortnite' from App Store until all court appeals end
By Subrat Patnaik and Stephen Nellis (Reuters) -Apple Inc has blacklisted "Fortnite" from the iPhone maker's popular App Store for several years until all the court appeals are done, Epic Games Chief Executive Officer Tim Sweeney said on Wednesday. Epic Games' opening brief in its appeal to the U.S. 9th …
Low Code DevOps Opportunities for Data Scientists & Developers
Data engineers and data scientists are focused on developing new applications to meet their goals. There are a lot of great software applications that can be used for a variety of data science objectives. Unfortunately, developing software that was capable of handling big data challenges has been rather complex. The …
✚ How to Make Print-ready Graphics in R, with ggplot2
You don't have to use illustration software to polish your graphics. If keeping everything in R is your thing, this tutorial is for you.Tags: ggplot2, R
Best Strategy for Tracking Prices with Data Analytics
We have discussed some of the most obvious benefits of using big data in business before. Many of our articles have delved into the advantages of using data technology in finance and marketing outreach. However, big data can be just as important for other purposes that receive less attention, such …
7 Benefits of Managed Print Services for Data-Centric Companies
Data-driven businesses must utilize a number of different services and tools to operate successfully. You will need to do your due diligence when it comes to leveraging all resources to meet your bottom line. We have frequently talked about the benefits of using big data to make the most of …
Improving Healthcare AI by Fixing Data Quality
Centaur Labs harnesses collective human intelligence to improve the quality of medical data used by AI systems in healthcare applications. Read more
DataOps Dilemma: Survey Reveals Gap in the Data Supply Chain
The survey associated with this report, commission by Immuta, focused on identifying the limiting factors in the data “supply chain” as it relates to the overall DataOps methodology of the organization. DataOps itself is the more agile and automated application of data management techniques to advance data-driven outcomes, while the …
Exclusive-Polish gene project moves to drop Chinese tech on data concerns
By Joanna Plucinska WARSAW (Reuters) - A European Union-funded project to build a genomic map of Poland plans to drop gene-sequencing technology from China's BGI Group over concerns about data security, one of the project's leaders told Reuters. The Genomic Map of Poland's concerns stem from questions over how Polish …
Energy trader Vitol, China's BYD partner on EV infrastructure
LONDON (Reuters) - Vitol has partnered with China's BYD to allocate an initial $250 million to expand electric vehicle infrastructure in some markets, the energy trading firm said on Wednesday. "Together they will offer municipal, corporate and others a comprehensive solution including electric vehicles, charging infrastructure and depot design," the …
Japan regulator steps in to fix Mizuho's computer flaws
By Yuki Nitta and Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's banking regulator will take a role in overseeing computer systems at Mizuho Financial Group's retail banking arm after glitches that exposed failings at the country's third-largest lender despite $3.6 billion in upgrades. The Financial Services Agency's unusual move reflects the …
A flag planted for every Covid-19 death
In fall 2020, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg planted a flag for each American who…Tags: coronavirus, flags, physical, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg
Philippines lower house approves VAT for big tech firms
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' lower house of Congress has approved a bill imposing taxes on tech giants like Facebook, Alphabet's Google and Youtube, and Netflix. Voting 167-6-1, lawmakers late on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a bill imposing a 12% value-added tax (VAT) on digital transactions in …
SoftBank backs Steven Mnuchin's $2.5 billion private equity fund - FT
(Reuters) -Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group's Vision Fund had invested in a $2.5 billion private equity fund set up by former U.S. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Financial Times reported https://www.ft.com/content/24da1d88-8e63-4868-849f-3e3ecff1c39a on Wednesday. SoftBank's investment in Mnuchin's Liberty Strategic Capital came alongside sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East including Saudi …
Salesforce rival Freshworks raises $1.03 billion in U.S. IPO, valued at $10.13 billion
By Echo Wang NEW YORK (Reuters) - Business software firm Freshworks said it had priced its U.S. initial public offering well above the target range to raise $1.03 billion, valuing the Salesforce.com rival at $10.13 billion as hybrid work fuels demand for its products. Freshworks priced 28.5 million shares at …
Facebook wraps up deals with Australia media firms, TV broadcaster SBS not included
By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) - Facebook Inc has told Australian publishers it has stopped negotiating licencing deals, an email to the industry seen by Reuters showed, a move which came just six months after the passing of a law designed to make tech giants pay for news content. While …
German auto giants place their bets on hydrogen cars
By Nick Carey MUNICH (Reuters) - Battery power may be the frontrunner to become the car technology of the future, but don't rule out the underdog hydrogen. That's the view of some major automakers, including BMW and Audi, which are developing hydrogen fuel-cell passenger vehicle prototypes alongside their fleets of …
Exclusive-Mexico's Kavak says new funds make it second-most valuable LatAm startup
By Cassandra Garrison MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican used-car platform Kavak said it has more than doubled its valuation to $8.7 billion based on its latest funding round, making it the second-most valuable startup in Latin America as it eyes further expansion beyond its home market. Kavak's chief executive, Carlos …
Facebook Oversight Board seeks clarity on review system for high-profile users
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's independent Oversight Board said on Tuesday it has asked the social networking giant to provide clarity on the system it uses to review content decisions relating to some high-profile users. The board's inquiry follows a Wall Street Journal report last week that Facebook exempts high-profile users …