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Chromebook shipments grew 275% in Q1 – TechCrunch

New numbers from research firm Canalys point to continued growth for PCs in 2020/21, as the pandemic has forced many to rethink how – and where – they work.Chromebooks were the major force in grow

Loot boxes in games are enticing, but they don’t actually manipulate you into spending

The ABC’s latest Four Corners report is an investigation into how video games are “deliberately designed to get people hooked”.The process of monetizing and collecting data through video games d

Accenture and Digital Dollar Foundation to trial United States CBDC this year

Fortune 500 company Accenture has teamed up with Digital Dollar Foundation to conduct Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC, trials in the United States.Announced on Monday, May 3, the newly formed D

Research Discovers Insights into Local Search Success

New research from RIO SEO shows dramatic effects on Local Search and offers insights into how to be more effective in monitoring search habits at the local level and leverage those changes for better

Bill Gates’ Net Worth Is Even Higher Than You May Think

According to Forbes, the tech entrepreneur is worth about $130.Forbes also stated that Gates donated $53.8 billion worth of Microsoft stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation alone.It's clear the

Melinda Gates’ Net Worth May Surprise You

TMZ reports that the couple does not have a prenup.Together, the outlet estimates that Bill and Melinda's combined net worth is approximately $130 billion, though that number is often changing due to

GM’s installing software on Chevy Bolts to help prevent battery fires

General Motors has finally revealed its plan to fix the issue at the center of last year’s Chevy Bolt recall, which the automaker issued in response to a handful of battery pack fires.Following last

As companies prioritize diversity, startups are trying to productize diverse hiring – TechCrunch

When the iconic American power tools company Stanley Black & Decker began looking for ways to improve the pipeline of diverse candidates that the company was reviewing for potential roles, it turned t

The Weirdest Items You Didn’t Know You Could Buy At Costco

Costco gets a rep for being cheap and affordable, but there are some major luxury items up for grabs as well.They sell wedding invitations and luxury engagement rings, (via EatThis.And while it's no s

Apollo to focus on commerce, content and betting with new Yahoo business – TechCrunch

With Verizon’s long-anticipated sale of its media business now finally in progress — by way of a deal, announced earlier today, with private equity firm Apollo paying $5 billion for Yahoo, AOL, an

Verizon offloads Yahoo and AOL in $5 billion deal

The sale includes AOL and Yahoo, which Verizon bought for a combined $9 billion in recent years.In a press release, Verizon (VZ) said the sale allows the company to 'aggressively pursue growth areas a

Artisans in India struggle to survive in fashion’s ‘invisible supply chains’

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN.Luxury labels that have long depended on the intricate work of embroiderers and beading artists are scaling back production, leaving some suppliers unable to cover costs