Faced with Starlink, OneWeb raises $ 400 million from SoftBank and Hughes

Faced with Starlink, OneWeb raises $ 400 million from SoftBank and Hughes

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Credit: OneWeb Satellites The satellite operator OneWeb, partly owned by the British government, announced Friday that it had raised $ 400 million in new money, mostly from Japan’s SoftBank. In addition to SoftBank, OneWeb will receive funds from the US satellite operator Hughes Network Systems, he said in a statement. Hughes Network Systems said in […]

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CES 2021: Tech’s high mass preaches to converts

CES 2021: Tech’s high mass preaches to converts

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Online the CES in Las Vegas is losing its appeal

The 2021 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the best-known annual trade fair for consumer electronics and startups, kicked off on Monday, after a year marked by the explosion of technologies in the daily life of the made of the pandemic and containment measures. ” If we believed in conspiracy theories, we could imagine […]

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How the pandemic sparked renewed interest in companion robots

How the pandemic sparked renewed interest in companion robots

How the pandemic sparked renewed interest in companion robots

The pandemic has worsened the isolation of the elderly, reviving interest in companion robots, but manufacturers are trying to moderate the expectations of their audiences in search of humanoids with ever more interactive animated wheels and soft toys. ” The pandemic has been an accelerator for us, it is almost our raison d’être today! “, […]

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Intel announces departure of CEO under pressure from activist investor Dan Loeb

Intel announces departure of CEO under pressure from activist investor Dan Loeb

Intel announces departure of CEO under pressure from activist investor

Intel announced on Wednesday the departure of its CEO, Bob Swan, just two weeks after the capital activist Dan Loeb, who is calling for a split from the maker of technological chips. Mr. Swan, 60, promoted to CEO in January 2019, will hand over the reins on February 15 to Pat Gelsinger, boss of the […]

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Why TousAntiCovid fails to convince the French

Why TousAntiCovid fails to convince the French

Why TousAntiCovid fails to convince the French

Just under 10 million downloads at the time of this writing. A figure which for the French market alone would be a success for many applications but when we talk about TousAntiCovid it is necessarily disappointing when we see what is at stake. There are two ways of looking at the subject. The first is […]

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Twitter: for its founder Jack Dorsey, banning Trump sets a “dangerous” precedent

Twitter: for its founder Jack Dorsey, banning Trump sets a “dangerous” precedent

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Twitter founder and boss Jack Dorsey believes the decision to ban Donald Trump from the platform was “the right one” but nonetheless a “failure” and ” sets a precedent “ which seems “dangerous” to him in relation to the power held by large companies. “I don’t feel any pride that we had to ban @realDonaldTrump”, […]

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Europe’s tech startups raised $ 43 billion in 2020, a record despite the pandemic

Europe’s tech startups raised $ 43 billion in 2020, a record despite the pandemic

Europes tech startups raised 43 billion in 2020 a

Investment in young technology companies in Europe reached a new record in 2020 despite the pandemic, in a market still dominated by London, a study by the promotion body of the British capital revealed Thursday. In total, tech start-ups raised $ 43.1 billion last year, a quarter of which in the British capital, according to […]

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As Biden’s Inauguration Approaches, Airbnb, YouTube Take Action To Avoid Violence

As Biden’s Inauguration Approaches, Airbnb, YouTube Take Action To Avoid Violence

In Silicon Valley Tech Giants Prepare For Biden Presidency

Airbnb has canceled all reservations planned in Washington next week, an unprecedented measure that shows the concern of large digital platforms, determined not to facilitate possible excesses and violence during the inauguration of future US President Joe Biden. ” Airbnb will cancel reservations in Washington and its suburbs during nomination week ”, said the specialist […]

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CES 2021: in Las Vegas, the electric car has a front row seat

CES 2021: in Las Vegas, the electric car has a front row seat

CES 2021 in Las Vegas the electric car has a

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned everyday life upside down and forced companies to review their ambitions. In transport, it has slowed the advance of carpooling and carsharing, pushing car manufacturers to rethink their strategy. This shift is benefiting the electric car, which is currently on display at the annual Las Vegas Tech Show (CES) devoted […]

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[DECODE Brésil] What are the key figures for 2020 for Brazilian Tech?

[DECODE Brésil] What are the key figures for 2020 for Brazilian Tech?

Is Brazil a land of influencer marketing

After a trying year 2020 at all levels, the time has come to take stock. If Brazil is one of the countries most affected in the world by the Covid-19 pandemic, its technological ecosystem has, however, done better than resist. Xavier Leclerc, our correspondent based in Rio de Janeiro, gives us key figures to better […]

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