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Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to transform Facebook from a social-media company into 'a metaverse company'

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement At the end of June, Mark Zuckerberg told Facebook employees that the social network would be embarking on an ambitious mission to the center of the metaverse.
Though the directive sounds straight out of a sci-fi movie, the announcement has serious implications for the future - and it may be closer to reality than you think.
The metaverse essentially represents a three-dimensional internet that spans both the physical and virtual worlds. Many people use it in reference to video games or virtual reality, and most tech companies think it's the next big thing that'll...
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A TikTok expert says the app is China's new social media superpower and it has global implications

A TikTok expert says the app is China's new social media superpower and it has global implications

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement TikTok isn't just one of the biggest breakout hits in social media app history.
Birthed from Chinese entrepreneurs and engineers, TikTok is the first social media app from outside the US to beat its direct American competitors. TikTok is a technological marvel, journalist Chris Stokel-Walker argues in his new book "TikTok Boom," out Thursday, but it's also so much more.
The first 100 pages of "TikTok Boom" tell a fast-paced behind-the-scenes story of how the app came to dominate phone screens around the world. Stokel-Walker interviews the power players behind...
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July 24th COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

July 24th COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations

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How NASA is using knowledge graphs to find talent

How NASA is using knowledge graphs to find talent

David Meza, senior data scientist at NASA, and his team are building a talent mapping database to better identify talent for jobs. Read more ...

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A $26-billion settlement has been reached for companies involved in the prescription opioid epidemic. But what happens next? Read more ...

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

PARIS - Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone... Read more ...

The Latest: Education Dept OKs Georgia plan for relief funds

The Latest: Education Dept OKs Georgia plan for relief funds

ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Education approved Georgia's plans to use $1.4 billion in federal coronavirus relief money. Read more ...

Residents say flood-hit German towns got little warning

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Biden job approval rating drops to 50% in Gallup poll, his lowest to date...

Biden job approval rating drops to 50% in Gallup poll, his lowest to date, though he remains in positive territory

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's job approval rating has dropped to 50%, a new low, down from 56%, according to the most recent Gallup opinion poll . The drop of 6... Read more ...

Biden's Stock Markets Have Not Crashed As Trump Predicted

Biden's stock markets have not crashed as Trump predicted. In fact, they have outperformed Trump's since their respective election victories and inaugurations. Read more ...

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