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Here’s how to use the Amazon Go app for checkout-free shopping

“For the rest of us, Amazon has released the Amazon Go app on the Google Play Store, which gives us a detailed breakdown of how the service actually works” writes Oliver Cragg for androidauthority.com. The app notes that anyone you scanned in using your QR code can also add items to your bag.The app starts with a brief welcome message and a walkthrough of how to get started with Amazon Go.Once you’ve read through the instructions, the app asks you to sign in to your Amazon account and select a…

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Nvidia Wants To Fix GPU Shortage By Asking Retailers To Limit Sales To 2 Per Customer

“Nvidia’s efforts, however, is not seen to make a dent in cryptocurrency mining that is believed as the main reason for the GPU supply shortage” writes Erik Pineda for techtimes.com. In the hope that profiteer will be forced to chop off the selling price, Nvidia sticks to the SRP level.Now, Nvidia is actively doing its share to address the supply shortage that pinpointed to cryptocurrency mining as the chief culprit.Nvidia thinks it can solve the rising GPU shortage that led to the higher selling price. Source: techtimes.com Share This:

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SoFi Taps Twitter For Next CEO

“Twitter executive Anthony Noto could become the next CEO of Social Finance, the FinTech lender” reports pymnts.com. Twitter could make attempts to keep Noto at the company and prevent his move to SoFi.Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey already divides his time between Twitter and Square, so Twitter may not want to see a top executive depart the company. Source: pymnts.com Share This:

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Amazon’s high-tech automated grocery store of the future is also super creepy

“You walk into the store, scan your Amazon Go app as you pass through the turnstile” writes Zach Epstein for bgr.com. It’s all done via a combination of hardware and software meant to prevent lines from forming, and ensure a customer experience that no other retail store can offer.Amazon is ready to deliver another blow to retail stores, in the form of a grocery store that’s so high-tech that it doesn’t need cashiers to make sure you pay for the goods you want to purchase.On that’s the price to pay…

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Facebook to spend €10M expanding its French AI center, doubling Paris-based team to 60, and will also open digital training centers in Spain, Poland, and Italy

“Facebook will double the number of scientists working on artificial intelligence (AI) research at its Paris base to 60, the company has announced” writes David Meyer for fortune.com. Facebook will also open new “community skills hubs” in Spain, Poland, and Italy, in a bid to provide training for underrepresented groups.Ireland, Spain, and Sweden will also be part of Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness push this year.The investments will take place over the next five years, according to the Financial Times, which noted that the move was the “latest sign of optimism” in the…

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1-22 Price Analysis – Hedge may be the alternative

“Price analysis of BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC and ETC for January 22” reports newsbtc.com. Suggestions: New positions can be set up when price gets close to support level, stop your loses if BTC breaks below its support level and book your profits.Correction remains the main trend in the short term, making it possible for price to move towards MA 20 on 4-hourly chart.Comments: LTC shares a similar move pattern with BTC, operations can be referred to that of BTC. Suggestions: Except for paying close attention to price move of BTC,…

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Oil Daily Review January 22, 2018

Oil Daily Review for January 22, 2018 U.S. could overtake Saudis and Russia to be world’s top oil producer in 2018 The IEA says that “explosive” increases in U.S. oil output would push the country ahead of Saudi Arabia and put it in direct competition with top producer Russia.   Oil Prices Vulnerable to Signs of Growing U.S. Crude Output Crude oil prices may continue to give back the advance from earlier this year as U.S. production is expected to hit fresh record highs in   Oil Prices Risk Further…

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BioCryst and Idera to merge into rare disease company

“IDRA, +6.03% announced early Monday plans to merge into a rare disease company” writes Emma Court for marketwatch.com. BioCryst shares have surged 16.5% over the last three months to $5.59 and Idera shares have surged 8% to $2.55, compared with a 9.1% rise in the S&P 500 SPX, +0.44% and a 11.8% rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.21%. The combined company, which will be renamed, will be led by Idera Chief Executive Vincent Milano, with BioCryst Chairman Robert Ingram serving at chairman of the new company’s board…

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Shell Strengthens Blockchain Focus With Startup Investment

“Royal Dutch Shell is boosting its position in the world of blockchain through an investment in distributed ledger startup Applied Blockchain” reports pymnts.com. According to Forbes reports, Shell’s trading unit, Shell Trading International, secured a minority stake in the U.K. startup, which develops blockchain apps with a focus on smart contracts.Forbes highlighted Shell’s other blockchain activities, including its joining of a blockchain consortium with other industry giants like BP and Statoil.Together, the companies are collaborating on a blockchain platform to facilitate commodities trading for the energy market, and plan to…

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Q4 Earnings Yield Stock Rally, But Corporate Clients Aren’t Driving Performance

“The FI posted $24.15 billion in revenue for Q4, also surpassing expectations, while quarterly revenue was up 3.3 percent compared to Q4 2016” reports pymnts.com. But not everyone had a great quarter – and largely, it wasn’t corporate customers driving revenue spikes.Bank of America saw a Q4 boost, but it wasn’t corporate lending that led the charge: Consumer borrowing helped increase revenues by 5 percent year-over-year to $21.4 billion.This week’s B2B Data Digest offers a quick skim of the flurry of earnings data coming out of the corporate banking, finance…

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