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Soundtrack Your Brand business-to-business (B2B) music streaming company, formerly Spotify Business, today introduced Soundtrack Unlimited, the world’s first on-demand B2B music streaming product offering businesses audio services comparable to Spotify and Apple
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Music. The Stockholm-based company, with clients including Lululemon and W Hotels, also renewed its global licensing agreement with Warner Music Group’s Recorded Music division, which has played an instrumental role in the development of the new release. 

Perhaps the most notable thing about the new B2B streaming product is that it enables a

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Will a bank ever ask you to verify your birthday and social security number? No! A banking quiz seeks to help customers outsmart scammers.

Think you could spot a banking scam? Don’t be so sure.

Many people are falling for fake phone calls, texts, and emails that appear to come from their bank. Thousands of bank customers have lost millions of dollars to banking scams, so now the nation’s banks are rolling out a new tool to help you spot a scam.

Questions like “did you get good grades in school?” or “have a professional job?” are examples of tricks bank customers have fallen prey to.

“I got a phone call from my bank, and I knew it was my bank because I recognized their phone number,” victim Sarah Robb said.

However, it wasn’t really her bank. It was a scammer who drained Sarah’s checking account within minutes.

In recent

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(Bloomberg) — One Chinese app briefly gave the country’s internet users access to long-banned websites like Facebook Inc. and Google, setting off speculation about the future of Beijing’s censorship practices.



a close up of a light: Green lights illuminate cable terminals on the Sberbank and SberCloud Christofari supercomputer during an event to mark its launch into commercial operation inside the Sberbank PJSC data processing center (DPC) at the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. As Sberbank expands its technology offerings, the Kremlin is backing legislation aimed at keeping the country's largest internet companies under local control by limiting foreign ownership.


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Green lights illuminate cable terminals on the Sberbank and SberCloud Christofari supercomputer during an event to mark its launch into commercial operation inside the Sberbank PJSC data processing center (DPC) at the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. As Sberbank expands its technology offerings, the Kremlin is backing legislation aimed at keeping the country’s largest internet companies under local control by limiting foreign ownership.

The Tuber browser, backed by Chinese cybersecurity giant 360 Security Technology Inc., appeared to provide the nation’s 904 million online users the ability to legally visit overseas websites and browse foreign social media. Chinese users hailed their newfound ability to peruse content from Youtube videos to Instagram photos without

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  • Amazon Prime Day on Oct. 13 and Oct. 14 will offer thousands of small businesses opportunities to quickly scale customer awareness and revenue.
  • Currently, more than 500,000 small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. sell on Amazon, and the company’s goal is to onboard an additional 100,000 vendors as new sellers to its store.
  • The online event has helped companies like Furbo that makes a dog camera clinch strategic partnerships and make millions of dollars in online sales.





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Come Oct. 13 and 14, Amazon’s annual two-day members-only online sales extravaganza Prime Day will bring customers over one million deals on myriad products in popular categories including home accessories, toys, and electronics. But in addition to providing shoppers with steep savings starting at midnight PST on Tuesday, the popular sales promotion will also offer thousands of small businesses opportunities to quickly scale customer awareness and revenue.

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A free game launched today allows players to role-play the deployment of a virtual vaccine to help to halt the global spread of a viral pandemic. The Vaccination Game, created by researchers at the University of Oxford’s MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, in collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London, challenges players to figure out how they can deploy limited doses of the vaccine to best control a disease modelled on influenza.

The idea of developing a game was conceived by Professor Hal Drakesmith and colleagues who are part of a research network focussing on immunising babies and mothers to fight infections in low and middle-income countries. Following funding from, and in collaboration with the IMPRINT research network, they were able to begin development of the game.

“We originally had the idea of the game and began developing it back in 2019, with influenza as our

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Harvest Platform has launched a new tool to help lenders make better credit decisions—and, in the process, help consumers gain access to much-needed credit.

Its PRO Index moves beyond just the decade-old credit score as a barometer of credit-worthiness. Rather, it also takes into account a user’s debt as a percentage of income and expenses as a percentage of income. It a nutshell, it assesses a user’s ability to keep on top of debt, as well as their overall expense obligations and spending habits.

This broader metric is especially important amid the pandemic, which has wreaked havoc on the finances of many consumers, Nami Baral, founder and chief executive, tells Forbes in an interview.

Consider a Finicity survey of 2,000 U.S. respondents in June that noted 55% of respondents have lost their jobs or had their income impacted because of Covid-19.

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A Washington town ravaged by wildfires this month has been supplied with an internet connection thanks to Elon Musk’s “Starlink” project.

The state’s Emergency Management Division shared a photo of a SpaceX antenna on its Twitter profile yesterday—taking advantage of Musk’s in-progress satellite constellation, which has been pitched as way of providing high speed broadband across the globe.

Authorities indicated that it was supplied for first responders working to rebuild the small town of Malden. On September 8, police said 80 percent of the area, including homes and city government buildings, had been totally destroyed by flames.

“Happy to have the support of @SpaceX‘s Starlink internet as emergency responders look to help residents rebuild the town of Malden, WA that was overcome by wildfires earlier this month,” WA Emergency Management wrote in a caption.

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It added: “Malden is

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Voice down services help reduce pressure on associates to enforce new health and safety mandates during the health crisis

Interactive remote video monitoring service with automated voice-down helps retailers and restaurants promote social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines
Interactive remote video monitoring service with automated voice-down helps retailers and restaurants promote social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines
Interactive remote video monitoring service with automated voice-down helps retailers and restaurants promote social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines

Earth City, MO, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Interface Security Systems, a leading managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, today announced it is now offering interactive remote video monitoring service with automated voice-down options to help its retail and restaurant customers promote social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines on their premises. 

 

A growing number of retailers and restaurants are reporting increased incidents of agitated customers and in-store violence during this health crisis. The physical distancing measures introduced in stores and restaurants, limits on the number

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Three artists have partnered to launch a digital platform that allows people unable to march in the streets to participate in Black Lives Matter protests.



many booth in a store: Black Lives Matter activists protesting online through Public Public Address.


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Black Lives Matter activists protesting online through Public Public Address.

High-profile killings of several Black people by police sparked nationwide protests this summer, with marchers demanding police reform and racial justice.

Jason Lazarus, Siebren Versteeg and Stephanie Syjuco founded Public Public Address on September 1 to help people with illnesses and disabilities participate in these protests and make their voices heard without putting their lives at risk.

“This is all about our solidarity with Black Lives Matter. We want people to be a part of the movement whether they can protest on the streets or not,” Lazarus told CNN. “Our goal is battling systemic racism and violence and bringing all kinds of people along with us.”

Public Public Address urges people

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Recently in the news, an incident made headlines when a mother sent home an official itemized bill to the family of a child who missed her child’s
party
. Apparently, the family failed to notify the hosts that their
plans had changed and their son would be missing the party. Granted, there was
a lot of miscommunication involved, which spurred this party blunder to go
viral. It now is a blame game and neither group is without fault.

This case goes beyond party etiquette, it raises the important
topic about ways technology can help us in our daily lives.

Technology And It’s Benefits

Technology sometimes has a bad reputation

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