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Intel believes WiGig will be a viable option for wireless high-end VR

“And HTC announced a standalone VR headset for the Chinese market in July, and it also said it was working with Google to make a standalone VR headset for the Google Daydream technology” writes Dean Takahashi for venturebeat.com. Intel showed off a demo this week of WiGig wireless networking technology that can connect a high-performance PC with a wireless virtual reality headset, providing a new option for doing VR without the annoying cables. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Your chances of making a successful mobile app are almost nil

“App store discoverability is at its lowest, and this is fooling countless app developers and entrepreneurs” writes Michael Daniel for venturebeat.com. By 2015, 60 percent of app developers were earning under the poverty line, making profits of less than $500 per month.As John Dinsmore, mobile app market researcher at Wright State University, explained, many part-time app developers out there simply don’t have the marketing budget to compete, but they trust in what they believe to be a meritocratic marketplace.As Dinsmore put it, in the absence of a meritocratic market, earned…

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Long before he became the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin was a KGB spy — take a look at his early career

“The Cold War is long finished, but Russian intelligence has been all over the American news” writes Ine Cain for businessinsider.com. Here’s a look into Putin’s early career as a spy:. Russia is accused of hacking the DNC’s emails and engaging in other forms of cyber subversion in order to throw the race in favor of now-US President Donald Trump.Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that his country is involved in a cyber war with the US. At the same time, he’s also expressed his pride in the “unique people”…

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Amazon is making huge physical bets in defiance of the retail apocalypse

“But the online giant is increasingly moving into the physical world, opening spaces in malls, shopping districts, and even local strip malls” writes Dennis Green for businessinsider.com. One reason that may be, an anonymous source told CNBC, is that Amazon is seeing online sales go up in areas that have physical stores. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Labour’s elections chief warns Brexit row could tear the party in two

“Hundreds of demonstrators descended on Labour conference this afternoon to pressure the party into backing a more pro-EU policy” writes Adam Payne for businessinsider.com. Labour members remain overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in the single market and the issue is set to dominate party conference.”We need to look very carefully at the terms of any trade relationship, because at the moment we are part of the single market, obviously. Centrist groups within Labour have accused the Corbyn-supporting Momentum group of trying to prevent votes on Brexit and the single market…

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Why Martin Shkreli’s view on corporate profits is misguided

“University of Chicago Booth School of Business professor Luigi Zingales and Business Insider executive editor Sara Silverstein discuss comments made by imprisoned former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli” writes Kara Chin for businessinsider.com.au. Zingales says that while the pursuit of peak profits has become the corporate mantra, that isn’t a hard-and-fast rule.He views Shkreli’s assertion that profit maximization is the most important consideration as too narrow. Zingales then talks about how private companies often have considerations beyond profit, and tend to worry more about the well-being of employees. Source: businessinsider.com.au Share This:

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UK food delivery firm Deliveroo raises $385 million for expansion

“LONDON (Reuters) – British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised $385 million in private funding, it said on Sunday, as it prepares for expansion to help it compete with publicly traded rivals such as Delivery Hero and Just Eat” writes Min Read for reuters.com. The company has raised $474.6 million since it’s founding in 2012, according to venture funding data from Crunchbase. Source: reuters.com Share This:

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Bitcoin News Digest Sunday, September 24, 2017

You’ll Be Shocked by How Much $10 Invested in Bitcoin in 2010 Is Worth Today Bitcoin has had quite the year so far in 2017, with the price up by 320% since Jan. 1. However, this type of move pales in comparison with the digital   Russian Government Seeks Cryptocurrency Researchers, Will Pay 2.5 Million Rubles The Russian State Duma is holding a tender for a detailed study on the subject of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The government will pay the winner 2.5 million rubles out…

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