U.S. vetoes Gaza cease-fire resolution

U.S. vetoes Gaza cease-fire resolution

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Will Trump’s unprecedented general election campaign style work during primary season?

Will Trump’s unprecedented general election campaign style work during primary season?

Three of the main contenders challenging former President Donald Trump for the 2024 GOP nomination will be in heavily Republican northwest Iowa on Saturday, joining conservative Rep. Randy Feenstra for a candidate forum. But Trump isn’t attending. He doesn’t have to. Trump, the commanding front-runner for his party’s presidential nomination, will be in New York …

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‘You Need M in the Bank to Survive: Kevin O’Leary’

‘You Need $5M in the Bank to Survive: Kevin O’Leary’

Kevin O’Leary Advises Needing $5M for Financial Security: A Controversial Take on Wealth Renowned “Shark Tank” star and seasoned investor, Kevin O’Leary, has raised eyebrows with his candid financial advice on YouTube. O’Leary suggests that individuals should aim to have $5 million in their bank accounts to “survive the rest of your life.” According to …

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WhatsApp Introduces “View Once” for Self-Destructing Voice Messages

WhatsApp Introduces “View Once” for Self-Destructing Voice Messages

WhatsApp has announced the expansion of its “View Once” feature, allowing users to set voice messages to disappear after the recipient listens to them. While initially associated with photos and videos, the feature will now cover audio messages as well. Despite the branding being a bit confusing, the move is seen as a positive step …

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Threads Introduce Tags, a Twist on Hashtags, Globally

Threads Introduce Tags, a Twist on Hashtags, Globally

In a recent announcement, Instagram head Adam Mosseri revealed the global rollout of Tags on Threads, a feature reminiscent of hashtags but with a unique approach. Unlike traditional hashtags on platforms like Instagram and X (formerly Twitter), Tags on Threads bring a new dimension to user expression. When crafting a Threads post, users initiate a …

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Why is Elon Musk’s Grok chatbot so unusual?

Why is Elon Musk’s Grok chatbot so unusual?

Elon Musk’s latest venture, xAI, has raised eyebrows and questions, particularly surrounding its chatbot, Grok. Positioned as a humor-filled answer bot, Grok is part of xAI’s strategy to rejuvenate Twitter, leveraging a recent $1 billion funding round. Critics have pointed out that Grok’s humor falls flat, with concerns raised about its seemingly forced and often …

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Threads is becoming more popular globally with it’s hashtag

Threads is becoming more popular globally with it’s hashtag

Meta’s social network Threads has introduced tags (without the hash symbol) globally. Following a testing phase in Australia last month, users worldwide can now utilize tags to categorize their posts. Unlike traditional hashtags, Threads allows users to employ phrases with spaces and special characters as tags, offering more flexibility in expression. Each post on Threads …

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Google Faces Criticism for Alleged Misrepresentation of New AI, Gemini, in Demo Video

Google Faces Criticism for Alleged Misrepresentation of New AI, Gemini, in Demo Video

Google recently unveiled Gemini, its latest suite of powerful AI models. However, the tech giant is facing criticism for allegedly misrepresenting the capabilities of Gemini in a demo video during the announcement. The six-minute video showcased Gemini’s multimodal capabilities, combining spoken conversational prompts with image recognition. It portrayed Gemini as capable of recognizing images quickly, …

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The Breakup of Coinbase and Robinhood Holds Positive News for Fintech

The Breakup of Coinbase and Robinhood Holds Positive News for Fintech

Recent developments suggest that investors are optimistic about a rebound in consumer trading of both equities and cryptocurrencies, leading to increased valuations for fintech startups. The breakup of companies like Coinbase and Robinhood may be indicative of positive news for the broader fintech landscape. Consumer trading platforms, historically reliant on trading activity for revenue generation, …

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Simplicity Wins: The Power of Keeping Your Startup’s Business Model Simple

Simplicity Wins: The Power of Keeping Your Startup’s Business Model Simple

Startups, the allure of complexity can be tempting, especially when it comes to crafting intricate pricing models and business strategies. However, the mantra “keep it simple” holds more weight than many entrepreneurs might realize. Premature complexity can lead to a myriad of challenges, from administrative overhead to technical debt, potentially hindering a startup’s growth instead …

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Spotify’s CFO Exit Raises Questions Amid Mass Layoffs

Spotify’s CFO Exit Raises Questions Amid Mass Layoffs

After Spotify’s recent mass layoffs, the departure of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Paul Vogel adds another layer of uncertainty to the streaming giant’s future. Vogel, who played a pivotal role in managing Spotify’s financial strategies during its expansion into podcasting and audiobooks, will be leaving the company at the end of March 2024. The announcement …

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Disney CEO Bob Iger ‘Should Be Fired Immediately’- Elon Musk

Disney CEO Bob Iger ‘Should Be Fired Immediately’- Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the outspoken CEO of X, took to the platform to express his strong opinion about Disney CEO Bob Iger, stating that he “should be fired immediately.” In a series of posts on X, Musk criticized Iger and suggested that Walt Disney would be unhappy with what Iger has done to the company. The …

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