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6 ways to diversify and expand during the pandemic

Agents from across the Southwest shared their tips on how to succeed and expand during an Inman Connect Now session on Tuesday.
Tags: Utah, Real Estate, Texas, Technology, Instagram, Colorado, Social Media, Austin, Radio, Arizona, Agent, Park City, San Antonio, Facebook Live, Southwest, Phoenix


EXp Realty wants to go head-to-head with Zillow and Redfin

During Connect Now, CEO Glenn Sanford shared why the company is launching a consumer-facing platform, and why he believes agents need to make tough decisions with certain vendors.
Tags: Technology, Data, Radio, Zillow, Redfin, EXP, Brokerage, Select, Exp Realty, VirBELA, Glenn Sanford, Exp World Holdings, COVID-19, Connect Now


A Law Firm’s Guide To Future Readiness

The latest Future Ready Lawyer Survey confirmed that technology is playing an active role in performance and profitability.
Tags: Technology, Law, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ken Crutchfield


Zillow has resumed buying in every pre-pandemic Zillow Offers market

Zillow Offers is now operating again in all 24 market, including Las Vegas, South Florida, the Tampa Bay region and Houston beginning Tuesday.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Las Vegas, Houston, Zillow, Industry News, South Florida, Tampa Bay, Select, Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow Offers, COVID-19, Regina Benjamin, Las Vegas South Florida


Morning Docket: 08.04.20

* A Texas lawyer is accused of smuggling meth into a county jail. Maybe this lawyer has been watching too much Breaking Bad. [Houston Chronicle] * The lawyer for a man accused of firing shots after an argument over masks escalated claims his client is "not handling the pandemic well." That seems like an understatement. [NBC News] * A Chinese artificial intelligence company has filed a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against Apple, alleging that Apple infringed on its patents. [CNBC] * Senate...
Tags: Apple, Breaking Bad, Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Senate, Cnbc, Houston Chronicle, Hill, John Grisham, Morning Docket, COVID-19


12 Tips For Building Your Digital Law Library In The Age Of COVID-19 

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing firms to fast forward into designing the law firm of the future.
Tags: Technology, Law, Law Libraries, Jean O'Grady, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Amid pandemic, returning to offices remains an open question for tech leaders

As COVID-19 infections surge in parts of the U.S., many workplaces remain empty or are operating with skeleton crews. Most agree that the decision to return to the office should involve a combination of business, government and medical officials and scientists who have a deep understanding of COVID-19 and infectious disease in general. The exact timing will depend on many factors, including the government’s willingness to open up, the experts’ view of current conditions, business leadership’s to...
Tags: Health, Work, TC, Enterprise, San Francisco, Future Of Work, Tech, Remote Work, Telecommuting, Pandemic, Cockroach Labs, Extra Crunch, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Iman Abuzeid, Abuzeid


Parenting During COVID-19: Has Anyone Figured This One Out Yet?

It is tough! But my consolation is that I’m not alone.
Tags: Technology, Law, Health and Wellness, Health / Wellness, Olga V. Mack, Coronavirus, COVID-19


[PODCAST] iCIMS – The Future of Work is Here. Now What? with Steve Lucas

The Future of Work is Here. Now What?   I am extremely fortunate to be here with Steve Lucas, CEO of iCIMS to talk about a wonderful topic today. We’re going to be discussing “The future of work is here: now what?”   Introductions Steve joined iCIMS as CEO earlier this year, just before the beginning […]
Tags: Podcast, Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Future Of Work, Recruiting, Hiring, Staffing, Steve, Branding, Blog Posts, Talent Acquisition, William Tincup, Steve Lucas


Facebook fights order to globally block accounts linked to Brazilian election meddling

Facebook has branded a legal order to globally block a number of Brazilian accounts linked to the spread of political disinformation targeting the country’s 2018 election as “extreme”, claiming it poses a threat to freedom of expression outside the country. The tech giant is simultaneously complying with the block order — beginning Saturday after it was fined by a Supreme Court judge for non-compliance — citing the risk of criminal liability for a local employee were it not to do so. However ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Twitter, Lawsuit, Instagram, Supreme Court, Tech, Policy, Brazil, Group, Reuters, Facebook Image, Jair Bolsonaro, Fake News, Disinformation, Election Interference


Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project

The Covid-19 pandemic gives universities an opportunity to find new ways of ensuring the health and well-being of students The post Caring for students goes beyond the teaching project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Technology, Students, Opinion, Data, Universities, Lecturers, Online Learning, Openaccess, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Virtual Learning, Gender-based Violence


COVID-19 lockdown is unleashing people's creativity

While staying at home, many are exploring their creative sides to unprecedented levels, sharing their creations with the world in similarly novel, and sometimes collaborative, ways.People are finding amazing ways to create and to share from the safety of their homes using apps designed to promote expression and not simply distract users.Creative professionals are also stuck at home, facing unemployment, and a lack of access to their usual creative outlets. In the mess of bad news surrounding...
Tags: Motivation, Art, Europe, Technology, Pinterest, Los Angeles, Social Media, Creativity, Brooklyn, Paris, Innovation, Cambridge, Isaac Newton, Newton, Lightricks, Personal Growth


Career Counseling And Coping In COVID-19 Quarantine

This COVID-19 exile will likely continue for the foreseeable future.
Tags: Technology, Law, Law Schools, Career Services, Nicholas Alexiou, Coronavirus, COVID-19


First US apps based on Google and Apple Exposure Notification System expected in ‘coming weeks’

Google Vice President of Engineering Dave Burke provided an update about the Exposure Notifications System (ENS) that Google developed in partnership with Apple as a way to help public health authorities supplement contact-tracing efforts with a connected solution that preserves privacy while alerting people of potential exposure to confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the update, Burke notes that the company expects “to see the first set of these apps roll out in the coming weeks” in the U.S., wh...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Android, TC, Apps, Bluetooth, Privacy, US, Tech, Smartphones, Canada, United States, Computing, Api, Operating Systems


An update on Exposure Notifications

In May, we partnered with Apple to launch the Exposure Notifications System (ENS) and made it available to public health authorities around the world in their fight against COVID-19. The ENS allows public health authorities to develop apps that augment manual contact tracing efforts while preserving the privacy of their citizens. As of today, public health authorities have used ENS to launch in 16 countries and regions across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America, with more apps ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, United States, South America, Dave Burke, Google Apple, Association of Public Health Laboratories, Company announcements, COVID-19, Africa Asia Europe North America


Project Pandora’s Box: Apple’s Cheeky Take on Working From Home

Do you know this woman? Maybe you are this woman. Maybe you work with her. Maybe you live with her. I wonder aloud because I find the portrayal of her work style and her work ethic striking. She is all in, of that, there can be no doubt. When the unreasonable boss-lady chirps her unreasonable […] The post Project Pandora’s Box: Apple’s Cheeky Take on Working From Home appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Apple, Advertising, Brands, Pandora, Content, Creative Review, COVID-19


Mammoth Biosciences’s CRISPR-based COVID-19 test receives NIH funding through RADx program

CRISPR tech startup Mammoth Biosciences is among the companies that revealed backing from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program on Friday. Mammoth received a contract to scale up its CRISPR-based SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test in order to help address the testing shortages across the U.S. Mammoth’s CRISPR-based approach could potentially offer a significant solution to current testing bottlenecks, because it’s a very different kind of test when c...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Science, Biology, Funding, Tech, United States, Fda, Biotech, Nih, Genetic Engineering, Crispr, Biotechnology, UCSF, GSK


Mammoth Biosciences’s CRISPR-based COVID-19 test receives NIH fundings through RADx program

CRISPR tech startup Mammoth Biosciences is among the companies that revealed backing from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Accleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program on Friday. Mammoth received a contract to scale up its CRISPR-based SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic test in order to help address the testing shortages across the U.S. Mammoth’s CRISPR-based approach could potentially offer a significant solution to current testing bottlenecks, because it’s a very different kind of test when co...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, Biology, Articles, Tech, United States, Fda, Biotech, Nih, Genetic Engineering, Crispr, Biotechnology, Startup Company, UCSF, GSK


Genomics startup Helix receives $33 million in NIH funding to scale COVID-19 testing

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is revealing the first beneficiaries of its Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program, and San Mateo-based Helix is on the receiving end of $33 million in federal funding as a result. Helix is a health tech startup founded in 2015 that focuses on insights derived from personal genomics, but the company has also developed a COVID-19 test that detects the presence of SARS-CoV-2 using RT-PCR methods. The funding will be used to support Helix’s ...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, Medicine, Tech, United States, Genomics, Helix, Fda, Biotech, Nih, San Mateo, EUA, National Institute of Health, U S National Institutes of Health NIH, Coronavirus


Twitter finally bans former KKK leader, David Duke

Twitter has confirmed it has permanently banned the account of David Duke, former leader of white supremacist hate group the Ku Klux Klan. Duke had operated freely on its platform for years — amassing a following of around 53k and recently tweeting his support for president Trump to be re-elected. Now his @DrDavidDuke account page leads to an ‘account suspension’ notification (screengrabbed below). A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to TechCrunch that the ban on Duke is permanent, emailing u...
Tags: Social, Twitter, UK, Washington, US, Tech, Kkk, Jack Dorsey, Hate Speech, Duke, Trump, David Duke, Donald Trump Jr, Twitter HQ, Ku Klux Klan Duke, Coronavirus


Brand Moves for Thursday July 30

Twenty-two weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand mo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, Minnesota, Jimmy Kimmel, Microsoft, La, Advertising, Walmart, Portugal, Sainsbury, Argos, NHL, Washington Redskins, Illinois


I Only See My Family Through FaceTime

Are you a frontline worker dealing with new stresses or irresponsible management? Is working (or not working) from home starting to take a psychological toll? How are you coping with reopening? Submit a story using this Google form or send me an email with the subject line “My Covid Story” and…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Labor, Facetime, Sick Days, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Reopening, Working During Covid


Is The Pandemic Ushering In A New Normal For The Legal Profession?

The experts have some thoughts on the subject.
Tags: Technology, Law, Nicole Black, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Jesus, SaaS and digital tithing

Will Robbins Contributor Share on Twitter Will Robbins is an early-stage investor at Contrary. More posts by this contributor Voodoo Games thrives by upending conventional product design Venture investing in elder tech There are more than 300,000 congregations in the U.S., and entrepreneurs are creating billion-dollar companies by building software to service them. Welcome to church tech. The s...
Tags: TC, Column, Florida, Hollywood, Media, Religion, Tech, Software, Netflix, United States, SaaS, Jesus, Payments, Computer Science, Free Software, Leader


How to time your Series A fundraise

When founders start fundraising is as important as how they make their pitch to investors. Timing matters and it’s more complicated than founders might realize, but it’s not just about picking the right month or time of day. Finding the right time to fundraise requires a micro- and macro-level strategy, according to Jake Saper of Emergence Capital, who joined TechCrunch’s virtual Early Stage event last week. “There are really two angles to think about,” Saper said. The first is the macro pers...
Tags: TC, Funding, Tech, Fundraising, Venture Capital, Series A, Emergence Capital, Saper, Jake Saper, COVID-19, TechCrunch Early Stage


HR Strategies for Adapting to a Post-Pandemic World of Work

HR Strategies for Adapting to a Post-Pandemic World of Work COVID-19 has permanently impacted the global workforce. While every business, industry, and region is at a different stage of “re-opening,” one constant for everybody is that the world of work will never be the same.  New work-from-home norms. A heightened importance of support and safety […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Trends, Work Life Balance, Remote Work, Guest Post, Human Resources, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Employee Experience, Talent Acquisition, Pandemic, COVID-19


Where is voice tech going?

Richard Dal Porto Contributor 2020 has been all but normal. For businesses and brands. For innovation. For people. The trajectory of business growth strategies, travel plans and lives have been drastically altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a global economic downturn with supply chain and market issues, and a fight for equality in the Black Lives Matter movement — amongst all that complicated lives and businesses already. One of the biggest stories in emerging techno...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, TC, Gadgets, Mobile, Wearables, Column, Hardware, Media, Podcasts, Siri, Tech, Bbc, Artificial Intelligence, Venture Capital


Brand Moves for Wednesday July 29

Twenty-two weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand mo...
Tags: Apple, Europe, California, Amc, Advertising, CMO, Spain, Barcelona, Cta, Mit, Austin, Emirates, Dubai, Marriott, Universal, Sugar


[PODCAST] Talview – How Should We Be Innovating Right Now with Sanjoe Jose

How to or How Should We Be Innovating Right Now? Today we have both a wonderful guest and also a great topic that we will try to keep to around 30 minutes. It’s going to be really interesting to talk about innovation with Sanjoe. I hope you enjoy the conversation.   Before you tune in, […]
Tags: Podcast, Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Recruiting, Innovation, Human Resources, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Candidate Sourcing, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition


The hype, haplessness and hope of haptics in the COVID-19 era

Devon Powers Contributor Devon Powers is an associate professor of advertising at Temple University and the author of "On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future." David Parisi Contributor David Parisi is an associate professor at the College of Charleston and author of "Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing." In March, Brooklynite Jeremy Cohen achieved minor intern...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Facebook, Wearables, Column, Hardware, Developer, Opinion, Disney, US, Tech, Banking, Smartphones, Brazil, Virtual Reality



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