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Meta adds a Facebook and Instagram fee and gives subpar performance ratings to thousands of employees.

Facebook and Instagram users will soon have to pay to be verified on the social networking sites, according to Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta. The s

Facebook and Instagram users will soon have to pay to be verified on the social networking sites, according to Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta. The service will cost $19.99 a month on the web or $24.99 on iOS and Android, and verified accounts will need to provide official identification documents to prove their identity. Subscribers will receive additional security against impersonation, direct access to customer service, and more visibility in addition to receiving a badge showing that their account has been confirmed with a government ID. Initial attempts by Elon Musk to introduce a comparable service on the competing social media network Twitter last year were unsuccessful due to an embarrassing influx of phoney accounts that alarmed advertisers and raised concerns about the sites viability. Read More..

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Less than three months after letting go of 12.5 percent of its employees, Chipper Cash conducts a second round of layoffs.

A second round of layoffs by African crossborder payments provider Chipper Cash were made last Friday, just 10 weeks after it reduced its personnel by

A second round of layoffs by African crossborder payments provider Chipper Cash were made last Friday, just 10 weeks after it reduced its personnel by about 12.5%. affecting its engineering team the most. On LinkedIn, the companys vice president of revenue announced the news and stated that all sectors of Chipper Cashs marketplaces were affected at this time. In order to reduce expenses amid a rough time for private and public digital companies globally, the fiveyearold payments and cryptocurrency startup has therefore let go of roughly 150 people in the previous three months in addition to the initial round of layoffs. Moreover, Quick Cash refuted claims that it had closed its cryptocurrency division, which holds one of its three primary products—along with FX and airtime—crypto goods. Chipper is among the biggest cryptocurrency Read More..

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The Slacklike tool from ByteDance generated $100M in revenue in 2023.

According to a person familiar with the situation, Feishu, ByteDances app for office collaboration, generated more than $100 million in annual recurri

According to a person familiar with the situation, Feishu, ByteDances app for office collaboration, generated more than $100 million in annual recurring revenue last year. Just a few days after a contentious piece by Leiphone questioned Feishus capital burn, the milestone was first reported by the Chinese tech news website 36kr. Feishu is a comprehensive business communication messenger with useful features including automatic notetaking for video conferences, shared calendars, and collaborative documents. Feishu also has an international version named Lark. The fact that ByteDance invested in Feishu is a reflection of the situation of corporate software in China, where user acquisition is still mostly handled by sales, marketing, and services. Read More..

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The food industry is assisted by Carbon Maps in lessening its climate impact.

The system can serve as a foundation for eco ratings. Carbon Mapping assesses the environmental impact of products, not businesses, with a concentrati

The system can serve as a foundation for eco ratings. Carbon Mapping assesses the environmental impact of products, not businesses, with a concentration on the food industry. Together with biodiversity, water use, and animal welfare, it will also examine the carbon impact. While it would take a lot of work to cover each segment in the food industry, Carbon Mapping is now collaborating on pilot programmes with two businesses. In order to determine the influence of each criterion, the startup develops models with as many criteria as possible. Read More..

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Melbourne Airport has hired KPMG Australia for managed Microsoft Dynamics application services.

The newly integrated Microsoft Dynamics core technology platform will have application services managed by KPMG on behalf of Australia Pacific Airport

The newly integrated Microsoft Dynamics core technology platform will have application services managed by KPMG on behalf of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Ltd APAC. Management of system upgrades, ongoing improvements, and issues are all included in this. To maximise Melbourne Airports investment in the Microsoft Dynamics platform, a major focus of the multiyear collaboration is solution evergreening. With a business mentality at the centre of the service offering, KPMGs Powered Evolution approach offers clients an enhanced Application Managed Services model. Read More..

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Jumba, a Kenyan startup that makes locating construction supplies easier, raises $4.5 million.

Jumba, a Kenyan B2B construction tech startup, has secured clients in major East African regions and is scaling its operations to meet the growing dem

Jumba, a Kenyan B2B construction tech startup, has secured clients in major East African regions and is scaling its operations to meet the growing demand for construction materials. LocalGlobe, Enza Capital, Foundamental, Seedstars International Ventures, Logos Ventures, SpeedInvest, First Check Africa, and Alumni Angel Network have all contributed $4.5 million in seed funding. Jumba streamlines the sourcing of construction materials by providing a centralised marketplace for retailers and developers to negotiate discounted prices plus their markup with manufacturers. Customers access products through its web platform, but its team of sales associates in various countries also assists with client sourcing. Read More..

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Putting the sleep and fitness tracking Ring from Ultrahuman to the test.

Last summer, a teaser of additional hardware was released A selfdesigned smart ring to supplement the existing CGM continuous glucose monitoring senso

Last summer, a teaser of additional hardware was released A selfdesigned smart ring to supplement the existing CGM continuous glucose monitoring sensor programme, but also as a standalone healthtracking wearable to compete with Ouras smart ring. TechCrunch tested a beta version of Ultrahumans Ring or R1, as its simply known, for a month in conjunction with its CGMbased metabolic tracking programme M1 and for several weeks on its own when it didnt have access to realtime glucose data. Read More..

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According to MMR, North America will control the LowCode Development Platform market by 2029.

The market for lowcode development platforms is being propelled by the markets growing adoption of digitalization. Because it makes it simple for prog

The market for lowcode development platforms is being propelled by the markets growing adoption of digitalization. Because it makes it simple for programmers of any skill level to create applications, it has quickly gained popularity across a variety of industries. In 2021, North America had a 35 percent market share, thanks to the presence of major competitors in the area and the quick uptake of digitalization and automation technology. The emergence of digitization in the BFSI sector has led to its acceptance in a number of business operations in the banking sector, resulting in lower operational costs and greater efficiency. Read More..

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