[INSIDERS] The 6 Tech Info You Shouldn’t Miss

by bold-lichterman

  • Twenty Tech CEOs attend the first meeting of Trump’s American Technology Council.
  • Locat’me is launching its online rental agency.
  • Elon Musk wants to reduce the cost of the trip to Mars to less than $ 200,000 per person.
  • The FDJ eSport enriches its offer of amateur competitions.
  • Which social network is most often used by advertisers?
  • The nominations: Sébastien Robin, Nicolas Petit…

APTOPIX Campaign 2016 TrumpCreated last May by President Donald Trump to modernize the American state, the American Technology Council is meeting for the first time on Monday, June 19, according to information reported by Venture Beat. The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Google, but also Microsoft and Mastercard have responded, although they do not overwhelmingly support the recent reforms proposed by President Trump. “Not going would be the worst case scenarioApple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC. “It means you are silent, and it does not do anything good for your cause or your point of view.“, he added.

The issue of updating information systems at the federal level, as well as the protection of data against possible computer attacks are at the heart of this summit, which is to last 5 days. The ease of use of online public services, as well as the limitation of fraud are also on the agenda. Thanks to these measures, the White House hopes to save up to $ 1 trillion within 10 years.

Read also: Elon Musk leaves Donald Trump’s presidential council

Locat'me - 2 co-foundersLocat’me announces the launch of its online rental agency, Blue. For 199 euros, owners can add their rental property to the agency. An agent is dedicated to them. They can reach him at any time.

Created on July 15, 2013 by Emmanuel Rasitosoa, Olivier Picard, Wébert Zélé and Antoine Marck, Locat’Me publishes a platform that allows owners to get in touch with tenants. In a market already occupied by players such as PAP, Seloger, Entreparticuliers or Logic-Immo, the start-up Locat’me offers a system designed to avoid the drudgery of group visits and peeling of classified ads.

The Parisian start-up raised two funds, the first in 2014 for 100,000 euros and the second for one million euros in May 2016 with Maif Avenir. The purpose of this investment was to strengthen the company’s teams.

Read also: Locat’me, a reverse property listings site

In one item published on the New Space blog, Elon Musk reveals his plans to conquer Mars. The American entrepreneur explains in particular that a trip to Mars costs around 10 billion dollars per person at present.

In order for this type of travel to be democratized, Elon Musk has set himself the goal of reducing the cost to less than $ 200,000 per person. Specifically, he believes the trip should cost no more than the average price of a house in the United States.


Read also: Objective Mars in 30 days for Elon Musk, Tech entrepreneurs set out to conquer space

fdj-esportLa Française des Jeux confirms its interest in eSports. After unveiling its first competition dedicated to eSports professionals, the “FDJ Masters League”, the FDJ eSport expands its offer of amateur competitions.

After the Rocket League, Krosmaga, and Street Fighter V games, it is the turn of the DOTA 2 game to have its dedicated competition. On July 8 and 9, 16 teams of gamers will face off, with a cash prize of 500 euros. The competition will be broadcast live on Twitch Frogged TV, a web TV dedicated to the DOTA 2 game.

Read also: Barrière relies on e-sport to reach Millennials

Social media advertising generated $ 16.3 billion in revenue in 2016, according to IAB data. Unsurprisingly, Facebook attracts the most advertisers, at 94%, according to data reported by Statista. Twitter is in second place (68%), followed by LinkedIn (56%).

Infographic: Snapchat is still struggling to convince advertisers |  Statista

Read also: Record investments in online advertising in the first quarter

sebastien-robinSébastien Robin becomes Country Manager Director by SpotX

SpotX announces the arrival of Sebastien robin as Country Manager Director. He was previously Global Programmatic Director of Havas Media Group.

microsoft_200Nicolas Petit becomes Marketing Director of Altice

Nicolas Petit joined Altice as marketing director. He previously held the position of General Manager, Global Marketing & Operations at Microsoft.

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You will be the technical specialist to maintain and develop the applications of these trades.

In collaboration with the Service Delivery Manager, you will technically contribute to the management of incidents and problems to reach their resolutions, by carrying out the appropriate technical actions.

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You will also carry out the technical procedures for installing, updating or upgrading the apps.

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