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Facebook has secured the backing of over a dozen companies for its upcoming Libra cryptocurrency set to be announced next week, The Wall Street Journal reports. These companies include major financial organizations like Visa and Mastercard, and internet darlings like PayPal, Uber, Stripe, and Booking.com. Each will invest around $10 million to fund development of the currency, and will become part of the Libra Association, an independent consortium that will govern the digital coin independently of Facebook.
Gain a new respect for UI designers in a single picture.
Chewy, which was bought by retailer PetSmart in 2017 for nearly $3.4 billion in 2017, priced its initial public offering Thursday at $22 a share.
It used to be that ERP systems ruled the data landscape in the business world. But as SaaS tools that specialize in key functions of a business improve, businesses of all sizes are adopting an increasingly higher number of productivity tools.
Scooter-sharing company Bird is adding an electric moped to fleets in “select markets” this summer. Called the “Cruiser,” it’s the first seated vehicle Bird has offered.
Independent Facebook investors voted overwhelmingly in support of proposals last week to fire Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and scrap the firm's share structure.
In 2018 the number of people older than 64 years old surpassed the number of children under 5 years old. This was the first time in history this was the case. We can see this transition clearly when we look at the population by age bracket in the chart below – this is shown from 1950 onwards, with UN projections to 2100.
After 18 years, Apple is killing iTunes — well, sort of. The media management software for most Mac users (and many Windows users) is being broken into separate pieces for separate uses: Music, podcasts and television will soon have their own apps on the new Catalina Mac operating system.
Chances are you've had a handful of conversations with friends where someone has a "new app idea" and chances are it was the one Spotify is about to release: Social Listening.