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Twitter plans to double revenue by 2023, reach 2021-02-25 10:23:49Just ahead of its 2021 virtual investor day on Thursday, Twitter this morning announced its three long-term goals focused on user base and revenue gro

New Facebook ad campaign extols the benefits of 2021-02-25 09:00:36Online advertising can be a “pretty dry topic,” as Facebook’s head of brand marketing Andrew Stirk acknowledged, but with a new camp

After Facebook’s news flex, Australia passes bargaining code 2021-02-25 07:52:50A week after Facebook grabbed eyeballs globally by blocking news publishers and turning off news-sharing on its platform in Australia, the country&rsq

Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp face tougher rules in India 2021-02-25 04:41:44India announced sweeping rules to regulate social media firms, streaming services and digital news outlets on Thursday, posing new challenges for gian

YouTube to launch parental control features for families 2021-02-24 08:59:03YouTube announced this morning it will soon introduce a new experience designed for teens and tweens who are now too old for the schoolager-focused Yo

Daily Crunch: Facebook brings news sharing back to 2021-02-23 18:16:49The Facebook-Australia news battle seems to have reached an end, Android gets an update and Lucid Motors is going public via SPAC. This is your Daily

Quill, the messaging app backed by Index, quietly 2021-02-23 14:31:36Slack took the workplace communications landscape by storm after it launched its integration-friendly, GIF-tastic chat platform in 2013. Within the sp

Reddit ups Series E round by another $116 2021-02-23 14:17:40Reddit, which announced a $250 million Series E earlier this month, has added over $116 million to the financing event, upping the round’s most

Twitter relaunches test that asks users to revise 2021-02-23 10:20:51Twitter is running a new test that will ask users to pause and think before they tweet. According to the company’s announcement, when Twitter de

Maple launches with $3.5 million in funding to 2021-02-23 09:00:30Much of our daily lives have been transformed in one way or another by technology – and often through intentional efforts to innovate thanks to

Facebook to restore news sharing in Australia after 2021-02-23 00:57:37Facebook said it will begin restoring news sharing to Australian users’ feeds in “the coming days” after reaching an agreement with

Snack, where TikTok meets dating, gets $3.5 million 2021-02-22 10:00:18After online dating’s tremendous 2020 growth that culminated in last week’s epic Bumble IPO, a new entrant has tossed its hat into the dat

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In France, Apple now shows how hard its New! 2021-02-26 09:50:06Apple's products haven't typically been the easiest to repair, though the company is making progress on this front.  But being able to repair a

15 best tweets of the week, including Sisyphus New! 2021-02-26 09:22:05Well, would you look at that! Another week is in the books.  It's Friday, folks, and not a moment too soon.  To celebrate we've collected

'Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry' shows New! 2021-02-26 06:00:00Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry couldn’t have come at a better time. A documentary exploring the rise of the world’s most

Netflix's 'The One' trailer sees a world where New! 2021-02-26 05:46:02 "A single strand of hair is all it takes to be matched with the one person that you are genetically guaranteed to fall in love with." That's the

Upgrade your WiFi with a Asus router on New! 2021-02-26 05:00:00If you've called your internet provider over and over again and still can't figure out why your WiFi connection is so slow, the problem might not be

Whiten your teeth at home with this LED New! 2021-02-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Brighten up those pearly whites with the Shyn Brighter Wireless LED Teeth Whitening System, on sale for 38% off. As of Feb. 26, you can grab th

This gadget will turn your phone into a New! 2021-02-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Record high-quality audio on your phone with the AudioWow Wireless Audio Studio. As of Feb. 26, use code AUDIO20 for an additional 20% off and

Social media management is a full-time job, but New! 2021-02-26 05:00:00TL;DR: Get on top of your social media game with the HelloWoofy Social Media Management tool, on sale for 91% off. As of Feb. 26, get a one year subsc

Google's Pixel Fold is real and might come New! 2021-02-26 04:31:09Is it time for smartphone companies that aren't Samsung, Motorola ,or Huawei to get into foldable phones? Judging by the increasing number reports ab

Prince Harry opens up to James Corden about New! 2021-02-26 03:55:03 James Corden has had many memorable days out in LA in recent years — there was the time he shot arrows with Jason Mamoa, for instance, or the

TikTok agrees to $92 million settlement in class New! 2021-02-26 02:23:52TikTok's parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay a $92 million settlement in a lawsuit alleging it violated Illinois' biometric privacy laws. The

Take back your online privacy with a subscription New! 2021-02-26 00:20:00SAVE 58%: A two-year subscription to TunnelBear is on sale for £2.94 per month as of Feb. 26, saving you 58% on list price. Will we ever stop go

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5 Engineers Week events to spark your interest New! 2021-02-26 09:31:47Sustainability challenges, fun engineering shows and virtual workshops are all on offer for this year’s Engineers Week. The post 5 Engineers Wee

5 bits of jobs news you might have New! 2021-02-26 08:00:03Here are some of the jobs announcements we covered on Siliconrepublic.com this week, spanning Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Galway and Kildare. The post 5 bi

The UK’s fintech review lays out a plan New! 2021-02-26 07:08:47A £1bn growth fund, changes to visas and new listing regulations are among the recommendations to grow the fintech sector. The post The UK&rsquo

Researchers highlight potential of magnetic graphene for spintronics New! 2021-02-26 06:52:08A team of researchers led by the University at Buffalo has shown how graphene, already heralded as a wonder material, can be given magnetic properties

3 big investments in Irish renewables this week New! 2021-02-26 06:48:59This week saw a number of major developments announced in the renewables sector in Ireland. The post 3 big investments in Irish renewables this week a

Salesforce’s annual revenues surpass the $20bn mark New! 2021-02-26 04:58:45The enterprise software giant said that closing its $27bn purchase of Slack will impact its outlook. The post Salesforce’s annual revenues surpa

Three Ireland looks to boost corporate customers’ connectivity New! 2021-02-26 04:20:52Dublin company Vilicom will provide and deploy its in-building mobile coverage technology. The post Three Ireland looks to boost corporate customers&

Twitter is going to help users make money New! 2021-02-26 04:03:31Super Follows will allow users to charge for content like newsletters and bonus tweets, in a similar vein to Patreon. The post Twitter is going to he

Airbnb reports $3.9bn loss in its first earnings New! 2021-02-26 02:54:49The company attributed the whopping loss to charges related its IPO last year while the pandemic continues to cloud its future plans. The post Airbnb

What do CISOs need to think about in New! 2021-02-26 02:00:21BT Ireland’s Steve Coakley spoke to Siliconrepublic.com about some of the trends CIOs and CISOs need to watch out for following a year of global

Why we should listen to Gen Z’s response 2021-02-25 12:00:07How does Gen Z feel about remote working? Casey Welch of jobs platform Tallo explains why businesses should pay attention to how the younger generatio

The secret to being a high-potential start-up 2021-02-25 11:43:38Enterprise Ireland HPSU manager Niall McEvoy fills us in on how he measures a start-up’s potential. The post The secret to being a high-potentia

Entrepreneur

Hasbro Is Making 'Transformers' and 'My Little Pony' New! 2021-02-26 09:30:00It's also working on a 'Kiya' pre-school series for Disney+.

Twitter 'Super Follow' to Let Users Charge Followers New! 2021-02-26 09:24:00The upcoming Super Follow system takes a page from Patreon, and is part of Twitter's efforts to make revenue outside of simply serving digital ads.

TikTok Will Pay $92M to Settle Lawsuit Over New! 2021-02-26 09:19:59A class-action lawsuit alleges the social network collected biometric and personal data to share with third parties.

Hasbro Is Dropping the 'Mr.' From Its Potato New! 2021-02-26 09:15:17Hasbro announced it was dropping the "Mr." from its line of Potato Head toys.

Sometimes, What Can't Go Wrong Will Go Wrong New! 2021-02-26 09:00:00Consider this Misner's Corollary to Murphy's Law.

How to Build a Successful Influence Marketing Campaign New! 2021-02-26 08:30:00A six-step recipe is all you need to plow ahead.

Learn How to Code and Build a Unique New! 2021-02-26 08:00:00If the standard platforms aren't cutting it, it's time to build your own.

How Adopting a Growth Mindset Can Grow Your New! 2021-02-26 08:00:00Avoid the pitfalls that impact your well-being and your business.

Learn Design Principles That Can Help Grow Your New! 2021-02-26 07:30:00Great UI/UX can go a long way.

Law Approved for Google and Facebook to Pay New! 2021-02-25 19:25:00The country sets a precedent for others to follow suit, forcing tech giants to pay media companies for using their content on the Google News Showcase

Following the Announcement of Their Breakup, Demand for New! 2021-02-25 19:08:00Of course, 28 years of musical career are not easy to forget.

Get Started and Make Your Idea Come True New! 2021-02-25 19:01:00Be a part of the transformative social entrepreneurship festival Fest South. The event takes place this February 26 via online and is free.

E-Commerce Times

Standing Out From the Crowd: Investor Selection Criteria 2021-02-10 09:14:00When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many investors began to hold their funds back and we're waiting to see how things unfold. But at the same time, crisi

E-Tailers Squandering a Fortune in 'NUMO' False Declines 2021-02-09 08:12:00Is your list of new business customers falling short due to issues with their rejected credit approvals? New User Missed Opportunity or "NUMO" is a

B2B Payments Industry Trends to Watch in 2021 2021-02-05 07:00:00At the start of 2020, it's doubtful that anyone would have guessed how much the pandemic would change almost everything. With that mindset, it almost

A New Era of Leadership on the Horizon 2021-02-03 17:16:46Amazon gets a new chief executive this summer. Jeff Bezos plans to step down from that role and transition into a new job -- executive chair of Amazon

New Administration Seeks $10B Boost for Federal IT 2021-01-29 07:00:00The incoming presidential administration has proposed an extraordinary increase in support of federal investments in high technology. As part of the a

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce 2021-01-27 09:00:00Finding the right productivity system means understanding one's situation, goals, and needs -- and then using that system consistently until it start

Algolia Acquires MorphL to Advance Marketing Prowess 2021-01-26 08:15:00Search-as-a-service company Algolia on Monday announced its acquisition of Google DNI-funded machine learning startup MorphL to fuel Algolia's new ar


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