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How to Master the Art of Giving a Great Virtual Presentation

For online presentations, the first step is to get everyone on video (sometimes you have to insist). No more audio-only calls where all your audience members are just secretly multi-tasking. You can’t make an engaging presentation with slides and their disembodied voice. Get your face on video so people can see you and ideally you […]

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Hybrid cloud a key milestone on the road to cloud storage

The volume of digital data stored globally is expected to reach something like 163ZB (zettabytes) by 2025, but despite the rapid growth of cloud computing, only a tiny fraction of that data is currently stored in the cloud. According to Raj Bala, a research director at analyst group Gartner, cloud storage accounts for just a […]

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Want to Be a Better Leader? Cultivate Your Inner Life

When it comes to leadership it’s not just about what we do in the outer world, it’s also about who we are in the world. In our quest to succeed, we tend to focus on doing, rather than on being. If you neglect your inner life, you put your emotional and physical well-being at risk, and this will have an adverse […]

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Tencent games revenue in focus after China blocks "Monster Hunter: World"

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd saw its stock tumble on Tuesday, wiping out around $15 billion in its market value, amid concern of a blow to its video game revenue after regulators blocked the sale of one of its blockbuster titles. A Tencent sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference […]

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Tinder founders sue parent IAC, saying it undervalued company

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A group of founders, executives and early employees of Tinder on Tuesday sued IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC.O), claiming the parent company deliberately undervalued the dating app to avoid paying them billions of dollars and deprived some employees of stock options. Job seekers and recruiters at the Tinder table gather at TechFair in Los […]

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High-Quality Hidden Gems (Continued)

As previously discussed, to achieve superior returns, investors may want to look for stocks that are way under-covered. We continue our search for hidden gems, this time in the US market. US stocks are generally more liquid, receiving more exposures, which makes it harder for us to land on high-quality hidden gems. Be aware that […]

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Health Care Is Broken. Oscar Health Thinks Tech Can Fix It

In the late 1990s, two graduate students in Stanford’s computer science department set out to organize the world’s information. Shortly thereafter, a visiting scholar named Mario Schlosser arrived on campus, set on figuring out how trust could be built into peer-to-peer networks. The original server used by the graduate students, who were now running a […]

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Elon Musk's Tesla Tweets Could Spark a Fight With the SEC

Elon Musk is, if nothing else, a warrior. He has battled short sellers. He was waged war against the auto industry and the National Transportation Safety Board. He has scrapped with the media and Los Angeles traffic and, because 2018, Azealia Banks. Now, Musk may be in yet another battle, with the US Securities and […]

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Craigslist Founder Matches $1 Million in Donations for Teachers’ STEM Projects

Craig Newmark, the founder of the Craigslist classifieds site, has set up a matching donation of up to $1 million for STEM projects proposed by teachers at DonorsChoose, a fundraising site designed to help classrooms at a time of tight school budgets. The matching offer is tailored to provide a focused impact. The largest chunk, […]

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Soros Fund Management adds popular tech names, BlackRock in second-quarter

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Soros Fund Management LLC added Facebook Inc (FB.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), but trimmed stakes in Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) in the quarter through June, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros speaks during a discussion at the Clinton […]

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Buying Opportunity In Alibaba Stock

Chinese stocks have been under heavy selling pressure lately, mostly because of investor concerns about the trade war with the U.S. and its possible impact on China’s economy and currency value. In this context, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock is down by nearly 18% from its highs of the last year. On the other hand, Alibaba is […]

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