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What’s Next For Technology-Driven Ventures In Turbulent Times

Back in 1995, I had the opportunity to sit in on the first internet-based video telecast, put on by IBM between its New York and San Diego offices. The images were herky-jerky and the sound quality was so-so, but from that moment on, the world began to change in interesting ways, and thousands of new business ideas were sprung. Nowadays, the entire world is being run via video teleconferencing.

The experiences we are collectively having via videoconferencing may be paving the way for the next generation of business models as well. Tomorrow’s ventures may be built upon the “zoomification” of work, education and training, as explained by Lars Sudmann, former CFO of Procter & Gamble Belgium and now innovation leadership and board advisor to organizations such as The Conference Board. Expect to see, for example, “a ‘Zoom’ for university degrees, corporate training and next-level

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Red Magic 5S goes official with a starting price of $542, improved cooling and SD 865 SoC in tow

As scheduled, Nubia launched its much-awaited flagship gaming smartphone dubbed Red Magic 5S. This new smartphone succeeds in the previously launched Red Magic 5G which was launch back in March. It’s safe to assume that the new Red Magic 5S is an improved version of the Magic 5G that brings features such as improved cooling system, powerful chipset along with high refresh-rate display panels. Here is everything you need to know about the device from internals, pricing to availability.

Nubia Red Magic 5S: Pricing, Availability

Red Magic 5S

The Red Magic 5S comes in three storage configurations – 8GB+128GB, 12GB+256GB and 16GB+256GB options. The base variant of the smartphone comes with a price tag of CNY 3,799 (i.e. $542) while the top-end will set you back CNY 4,999 (i.e. $715). The 12GB memory variant, on the other hand, sits in the middle sweet spot costing you CNY 4,399 (i.e. $628).

In terms of

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Elon Musk: Tesla is open to supply software, powertrains, & batteries to other automakers

CEO Elon Musk says that Tesla is currently open to licensing software, supply powertrains, and batteries to other automakers struggling to make electric cars.

Recently, we reported on automakers admitting that Tesla has a lead on several key areas of developing and building electric vehicles.

Volkswagen has been quite open about the fact that it has fallen behind when it comes to software and that Tesla has taken the lead.

Hebert Diess, chairman of Volkswagen, even said that the company is implementing what he internally called the “Tesla catch-up plan” in order to close the software gap between the German automaker and Tesla.

Now Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that they are willing to help.

In response to those recent comments, Musk wrote on Twitter:

Tesla is open to licensing software and supplying powertrains and batteries. We’re just trying to accelerate sustainable energy, not crush competitors!

The CEO even

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