Creators who are a part of YouTube’s Partner Program can monetize their YouTube videos with ads. These ads are placed by Google and creators earn a certain rate for the views on their videos based on factors like content category …Read More »
Human rights activists banned from Facebook say that Mark Zuckerberg's 'free speech' approach to Trump's posts rings hollow
Mark Zuckerberg has defended Facebook’s decision not to fact-check or flag posts from Donald Trump that appear to bend or break Facebook’s rules, arguing that Facebook wants to protect free speech. But dozens of activists who used Facebook to document …Read More »
Elon Musk says the Tesla Model S is the first EV to get a 400-mile range rated by the EPA. Here's how the company did it.
The Tesla Model S Long Range Plus achieved an EPA-rated 402-mile range on a single charge, according to a company blog post. To achieve this, Tesla reduced the car’s weight and maximized regenerative braking. Last month, Elon Musk claimed the …Read More »
European regulators just set a July 20 deadline to decide whether they will allow Google's Fitbit deal to pass (GOOG, FIT)
EU antitrust regulators have until July 20 to decide whether they will let Google’s Fitbit merger pass. If not, it will trigger a four-month investigation by the European Commission into the deal. In order to clear the July 20 deadline, …Read More »
Snapchat debuted a flurry of new features last week at its Snap Partner Summit, which went virtual this year amid the coronavirus outbreak. One new feature, Snap Minis, will be integrated into the platform’s text conversations through which developers can …Read More »
14 investors and VC firms pushing the influencer industry forward by funding innovative startups and creator-owned businesses
As the influencer industry has grown, with new creator-led startups and content production companies emerging, so has the need for capital from investors. Business Insider is recognizing 14 venture capital and investment players who are fueling startups that are shaping …Read More »
Amazon is putting AI cameras in some of its warehouses to see if workers are actually standing six feet apart (AMZN)
Amazon is implementing a new AI camera system known as the “Distance Assistant” at some of its warehouses to make sure employees are following social distancing guidelines. The system is composed of a camera, a 50-inch monitor, and a computing …Read More »
A former Google X employee just raised $21 million for his AI startup Streamlit, which is already being used by companies like Uber and Stitch Fix
On Tuesday, the artificial intelligence startup Streamlit announced it raised $21 million in Series A funding. Streamlit CEO and co-founder Adrien Treuille first saw snags in building AI apps when he worked on projects like self-driving cars and Google Glass …Read More »
Small businesses are shifting to a remote workforce out of necessity. Here's how your company can make it work long term.
Companies across the globe have been forced into remote-work situations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though there have been challenges, working from home could become a reality for many companies, especially small businesses because they can be more …Read More »
An IPO for mortgage giant Quicken Loans could make or break fintech valuations. 5 VC investors lay out the stakes — and which startups may get the biggest boost.
Quicken Loans has confidentially filed paperwork for an IPO, according to media reports. While the valuation isn’t yet set, it could be in the tens of billions of dollars. VC investors are keeping a close eye on Quicken, saying it …Read More »