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Media Briefing: As student athletes begin signing brand deals, sports publishers want in

Media Briefing: As student athletes begin signing brand deals, sports publishers...

This week’s Media Briefing looks at how publishers are starting to create series and new business franchises around student-aged athletes in both high school and college, now that the NCAA is allowing these players to monetize themselves in name, image, and likeness deals. There is a new cohort of public figures that marketers can now…
The internet has decided to collectively dunk on this red dress music video

The internet has decided to collectively dunk on this red dress...

I'm not sure if this is a brilliant marketing strategy or what, but this music video for Sarah Brand's Red Dress is making the rounds on the internet and everybody has understandably started dunking on it. If you watch it you'll immediately understand why, because it's absolutely one of the worst things I've ever seen/heard/experienced…
Horizon Blockchain Games raises $4.5M for blockchain games like Skyweaver

Horizon Blockchain Games raises $4.5M for blockchain games like Skyweaver

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Horizon Blockchain Games has raised $4.5 million to further develop its blockchain-based gaming ecosystem around games such as Skyweaver. Toronto-based Horizon Blockchain Games views itself as both a game company and a Web3 wallet and platform for blockchain technology. The funding comes from…
Livepeer snags $20M for decentralized video transcoding

Livepeer snags $20M for decentralized video transcoding

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Livepeer has raised $20 million for its decentralized video transcoding network built on the Ethereum blockchain. It’s another sign that blockchain, the transparent and secure digital ledger behind cryptocurrency, is inspiring a sea change in computing toward decentralization. DCG led the round with participation…
Diginex boosts sustainability metric tracking tools with $6M raise

Diginex boosts sustainability metric tracking tools with $6M raise

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Is the world ready for deeper and more comprehensive reporting on environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) matters? Diginex just announced a $6 million bet that it is. Today it’s closing a series A round led by Fitch Ventures, the equity investment arm of…
Activision Blizzard employees stage walkout and thousands sign petition for anti-discrimination action

Activision Blizzard employees stage walkout and thousands sign petition for anti-discrimination...

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Hundreds of Activision Blizzard employees joined a walkout today to protest the company’s initially harsh response to allegations of sex discrimination at the company that makes games such as Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. The backlash against the company’s stance was…
Dead, shriveled frogs are unexpectedly turning up across eastern Australia: We need your help to find out why

Dead, shriveled frogs are unexpectedly turning up across eastern Australia: We...

Green tree frog. Credit: Jodi Rowley, Author provided Over the past few weeks, we've received a flurry of emails from concerned people who've seen sick and dead frogs across eastern Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. One person wrote: "About a month ago, I noticed the Green Tree Frogs living around our home showing signs…
New research helps explain diversity of life and paradox of sex

New research helps explain diversity of life and paradox of sex

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain There are huge differences in species numbers among the major branches of the tree of life. Some groups of organisms have many species, while others have few. For example, animals, plants and fungi each have over 100,000 known species, but most others—such as many algal and bacterial groups—have 10,000 or less.…
Scientists use radiography to understand the evolution of liquid and solid microjets

Scientists use radiography to understand the evolution of liquid and solid...

This representative dynamic image shows the base sample, emerging jet, no-groove control region and static calibration foils. Credit: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have experimentally tested the predictions of a 2020 study that computationally investigated the effect of melting on shock driven metal microjets. That earlier work predicted that melting…
The second-coldest imaged exoplanet found to date

The second-coldest imaged exoplanet found to date

Illustration of gas-giant planet COCONUTS-2b. Credit: B. Bays (SOEST/UH) Astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets—planets beyond our solar system—but few have been directly imaged, because they are extremely difficult to see with existing telescopes. A University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) graduate student has beaten the odds and discovered a directly imaged exoplanet, and…

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ANJOOL MALDE AWARDS – 2021 Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Anjool Maldé Endowment at St Peter’s College, Oxford.

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Thursday 29 July, 2021 The Anjool Maldé Memorial Trust takes great pleasure in announcing its 2021 Awards – with extra admiration for this year’s winners, who have battled through such adversity for a second year running, and yet delivered in style. The Trust makes annual awards with prize money to a selection of UK’s talented…
Net4 Delivers 5G Edge Compute Retail Solution

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Trotters Group owner issues rules for unvaccinated employees

Trotters Group owner issues rules for unvaccinated employees

Staff members working for the Trotters Restaurant Group have been told that once dining reopens, unvaccinated workers will have to double mask and wear a face shield while at work. They will also have to take a PCR test at their own expense every two weeks. A memo signed by owner Peter George stated, “While…
Brazil begins mass vaccine study in poor Rio neighborhood

Brazil begins mass vaccine study in poor Rio neighborhood

Brazilian health authorities on Thursday began the mass immunization of Rio de Janeiro's Mare neighborhood in a novel bid to control COVID-19 in a poor community while studying vaccine effectiveness and the prevalence of worrisome variants.