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My Passport 5TB

At a Glance: Western Digital My Passport 5TB Review Western Digital’s My Passport series of external HDDs are among the most widely used models on the market today. Compared with external SSDs, these offer substantially more storage space at a far more affordable cost, but they aren’t necessarily the best-priced …

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Yaguara Nabs $7.2M

Yaguara nabs $7.2M seed to help e-commerce companies understand customers better Yaguara, a Denver-based startup that wants to help e-commerce companies understand their customers better to deliver more meaningful experiences, announced a $7.2 million seed investment today. The round was led by Foundation Capital with participation from Gradient Ventures, Rainfall …

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Airbnb Offers Housing

Daily Crunch: Airbnb offers housing for healthcare workers Airbnb says it will subsidize housing for 100,000 workers at the front lines of COVID-19 care, Groupon gets a new CEO and Stripe invests in a universal checkout startup. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 26, 2020. 1. Airbnb to provide free …

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Golf Courts Open Or Closed?

Should Golf Courts Be Open Or Closed? Most golf courses are closed as part of the stay at home order, but many Minnesotans argue it’s an activity that should be allowed. “Now when you tell them the forecast is 60 and sunny next week but you’re stuck inside it’s like, …

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Google pledges $340 million

Google pledges $340 million in Google Ads credits for SMBs   Google released an update on its efforts aimed at providing support for businesses, health workers and organizations as well as governments during the coronavirus pandemic on Friday. As part of its overall commitment of more than $800 million is …

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Marketers Volunteering Services

Search marketers are volunteering services, support to help small businesses get through COVID-19 “Small businesses often get squeezed and forgotten about, but are hugely important for the economy,” said Chris Green, head of marketing innovation at Footprint Digital, “and at a human level, knowing what to do at a time …

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Facebook’s Usage Increases

Will Facebook’s massive usage increases (eventually) turn into revenue? Facebook has reported a massive spike in usage across countries hit by the coronavirus, which is most countries at this point. Last week the company said, “The usage growth from COVID-19 is unprecedented across the industry, and we are experiencing new …

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Home Decor Changes

Home Decor Changes To Make During Your Isolation Let’s face it, many of us just don’t have the time to make even the most minor of changes to our homes. When we’re not working, we want to spend our time relaxing or with our families. And now that we have …

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Exascale Barrier

Folding@Home Crushes Exascale Barrier, Now Faster Than Dozens of Supercomputers Four hundred and seventy petaflops? Pfft. Small potatoes, these days. The Folding@Home biomedical distributed computing project has announced it now has over an exaflop of processing power as of March 25, after hitting 470 petaflops just four days ago. Estimates …

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Microsoft Control Panel

Microsoft Might Kill the Classic Control Panel Soon, Will Hopefully Fix Settings First Ever since Windows 8, Microsoft has shipped two methods of changing system settings. In the beginning, the new Settings menu was a joke. Over the last eight years, it’s slowly become more functional and has subsumed more …

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