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TaskUs Makes Strategic Executive Hire with New SVP as Growth Surges

11 May

TaskUs is in yet another year of exponential revenue growth, and amid recent announcements of significant domestic expansion, the company has named tech industry veteran, Jarrod Johnson, to Senior Vice President of Sales. Johnson has significant growth experience with some of the most well-known tech companies and consumer brands in the world. (more…)

HR Analytics Are Helping Leading Retailers Reduce Employee Turnover by 30%, Says Quantzig

8 May

A strong, happy workforce is key to running a successful business, but building and maintaining one can be a challenge. With access to high volumes of data and sophisticated analytics, however, this task can be made easier. (more…)

More Than Four Billion Pounds of Consumer Electronics Recycled Through eCycling Leadership Initiative

3 May

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that more than four billion pounds of consumer electronics (CE) have been recycled since 2010 under the industry’s eCycling Leadership Initiative (ELI). According to the Sixth Annual Report of the eCycling Leadership Initiative, approximately 630 million pounds of CE were recycled in 2016 – more than double the amount recycled when the program was launched. (more…)

Victoria Police Go Mobile to Boost Workforce Safety, Efficiency and Collaboration

14 Apr

Motorola Solutions will provide a new mobility managed service to Victoria Police to help increase situational awareness, safety and productivity for frontline officers. (more…)

Seeka TV Launches Public Beta

22 Mar

The team of entrepreneurs including co-founders of the Dell acquisition Enstratius has announced at SXSW in Austin the public availability of their new online streaming platform, Seeka TV. Seeka TV is the first of a new generation of online platforms that serve both content creators and viewers. (more…)

Bitcoin Prices Have Hit an All Time High at $1,186 Apiece

25 Feb

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Bitcoin prices have hit an all time high. The virtual currency has achieved a price of $1,186 per bitcoin. This high comes over 3 years after the previous high of somewhere around $1,165 and is the latest milestone in a series of violent fluctuations that the currency has been undergoing of late. (more…)

The World’s First Global Health Practice Now Available To Over A Billion Chinese Speakers Worldwide

16 Feb

HealthTap, the world’s first Global Health Practice, providing 24/7 immediate access to top doctors via video, text, or voice, announced that its most advanced services are now available in Chinese, the world’s most spoken language. With this new vertical, the 1.4 billion Chinese-speaking people worldwide can get immediate access to U.S.-licensed doctors and their knowledge, quickly and cost-effectively via the HealthTap Chinese mobile app and website. (more…)

Lyft Declares Itself Firmly against New Immigration Law, Donates $1 Million to ACLU

1 Feb

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

In what is one of the strongest statements by a tech company against US President Donald Trump’s recent executive order against immigrants from seven middle eastern countries, cab aggregator Lyft has denounced it as a “threat” to the inclusive American society. In the same vein, it is also donating $1 million to the ACLU. (more…)

World record: Infineon Chip Solves Rubik’s Cube in 637 Milliseconds

11 Nov

The Rubik’s Cube was solved in just 637 thousandths of a second: At the “electronica” trade fair, the machine “Sub1 Reloaded” pulled off the feat with the help of microchips from Infineon. (more…)

Uber Will Deliver Food in Japan

30 Sep

Uber launched its food-delivery business in Tokyo on Sept. 29. UberEats bicycle couriers will carry dishes from more than 150 restaurants ranging from inexpensive to gourmet. (more…)