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- Apple’s biggest new product since the iPhone may have just been uncovered
- Company that made exploding Galaxy Note 7 batteries announces breakthrough for electric cars
- Apple’s courage is driving me insane
Source: Boy Genius Report (BGR)
Delight your users – even the marketing department
We’re delighted to reveal that our second keynote speaker at Building IoT London is UX and IoT expert Dr John Morkes.…
Source: The Register
No one wants to see a surplus of surprise charges on their bill, especially when they’re a result of in-app purchases. To make sure that doesn’t happen to you, here’s how to turn off in-app purchases in iOS.
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You could think of it as Toastmasters for diverse professionals. Amplifying Voices is a program where veteran professionals in the game, virtual reality, or augmented reality industries train new people who are up and comers.
Last year, the group of six coaches quietly trained 36 people among the developer, artist, and programming communities, giving them a little more polish and poise when speaking publicly or to the media.
The organizers think that Amplifying New voices is even more important in the current political climate. The workshop takes place on February 26 in San Francisco, just a few days before the Game Developers Conference.
ANV’s goal is to cultivate and train applicants in how to be spokespeople and role models in the industry.
Specifically the participants will work with mentors to hone their PR, public speaking and presentation skills. They will also be introduced to many members of the industry and will be encouraged to work on their community building.
If your application is accepted, besides attending the workshop, you will also get a pass to the Game Developers Conference, and you will be given a stipend to help pay for your flight and hotel.
In order to be eligible for acceptance into the workshop, you will need to meet the following criteria:
- Create games that focus on aspects of diversity or identity OR you personally identify as being a part of an underrepresented group in the games or AR/VR industry.
- Are involved in developing games (artist, designer, engineer, producer, sound designer, writer) and want to grow as a public role model.
- Are mid-career in the industry, having worked in the field for three to eight years, and having at least one shipped title is preferred.
The applications or nominations are January 30, 2017.
Source: Venture Beat
Rajeev Misra, who built Deutsche Bank’s credit-derivatives business in the 2000s, is a leader on SoftBank chief Masayoshi Son’s next big thing: a $100 billion fund to invest in futuristic technologies.
Source: All Things D (Wall Street Journal)
Company: We don’t know what happened, couldn’t tell you if we did
An unspecified glitch at Lloyds Bank Group prevented customers from logging into their accounts via a browser or app this morning.…
Source: The Register
EMAL system was nearly bought by the UK. Bullet dodged? Oh no
The US Navy is having difficulties with its latest aircraft carrier’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launching System (EMALS) – the same system which the UK mooted fitting to its new Queen Elizabeth-class carriers.…
Source: The Register
Wall Street has been pushing Google to behave more like a regular company, hacking and slashing at its longer-term projects and R&D divisions. Now, Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat has her sword pointed at the search engine's satellite imaging unit, Terra…
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The importance of benchmarking clouds by Paul Miller:
For most businesses, the debate about whether to embrace the cloud is over. It is now a question of tactics — how, when, and what kind? Cloud computing increasingly forms an integral part of enterprise IT strategy, but the wide variation in enterprise requirements ensures plenty of scope for very different cloud services to coexist.
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