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This $30 Microsoft Power BI training can make you a data superstar at your company

TLDR: The Complete 2021 Microsoft Power BI Super Bundle features nine courses and over 50 hours of training in how to use Power BI for top-level data visualizations and hardcore analytics.If you’re like most of the modern world, you’ve likely been staggered by the surge in data and data analysis proliferating virtually every business— and every facet of our lives.Big data is helping cities handle their constant parking and traffic […]

todayJuly 12, 2021 2

Music News

Janet D’Addario, Co-Founder of D’Addario Company, Dies at 72

Janet D’Addario, co-founder of legendary gear company D’Addario, has died at 72 after battling gallbladder cancer.After meeting Jim D’Addario in 1966, the husband-and-wife team went on to perform music together and create the D’Addario company in 1973. Best known for their guitar and bass strings, D’Addario has strung countless artists’ fretboards while developing strings for orchestral instruments, reeds and mouthpieces for woodwind instruments, snare wires for drums and more.Janet D’Addario […]

todayJune 18, 2021 3

Technology

Home services platform Urban Company raises $255 million at $2.1 billion valuation – 98bmp

Home services marketplace Urban Company said on Wednesday it has raised $255 million in a new financing round and confirmed a valuation of $2.1 billion, joining over a dozen other startups in India that have earned the unicorn status this year. The new financing round — a Series F — was led by Prosus Ventures, Dragoneer and Wellington Management, while Vy Capital, Tiger Global and Steadview participated in it. The […]

todayJune 2, 2021 1

Technology

Japanese space company ispace aims to send landers to the Moon – 98bmp

Tokyo-based ispace has been selected to deliver rovers from Canada and Japan to the lunar surface after they launch aboard SpaceX rockets. The company will use its recently revealed Hakuto-R lander for both missions, currently scheduled for 2022 and 2023. The Canadian Space Agency selected three private Canadian companies, each with separate scientific missions, to ride the lander. Mission Control Space Services, Canadensys and NGC are the first companies to […]

todayMay 27, 2021 1

Technology

US removes Xiaomi’s designation as a Communist Chinese Military Company – 98bmp

Xiaomi, one of China’s high-profile tech firms that fell in the crosshairs of the Trump administration, has been removed from a U.S. government blacklist that designated it as a Communist Chinese Military Company. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has vacated the Department of Defence’s designation of Xiaomi as a CCMC in January, a document filed on May 25 shows. In February, Xiaomi sued the U.S. government […]

todayMay 26, 2021 2

Technology

Billboards? Nah, just buy a media company instead – 98bmp

Startups used to be obsessed with billboards. It was the first thing I noticed when I moved to San Francisco: venture-backed companies including Eaze, Airbnb, and notoriously, Brex, would post large billboard advertisements all over the city to grab attention and eyeballs. When I dug into it more, I learned this type of old school, outdoor advertising was a response to the increasingly crowded online channels, such as Facebook and […]

todayMay 22, 2021 1

Technology

98bmp’s parent company sold for $5B, Duolingo’s origin story – 98bmp

To get a roundup of 98bmp’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. 98bmp’s new home The original plan was to spend a minute today explaining that the Daily Crunch is now being put together by a new and expanded team. I, your friend Alex, will be writing and collecting the main sections from here on out. We’ll also have […]

todayMay 3, 2021 3

Technology

Consumer agency warns against Peloton Tread+ use, as company pushes back – 98bmp

Almost exactly a month ago, Peloton CEO John Foley wrote an open letter about the the company’s treadmill. “I’m reaching out to you today because I recently learned about a tragic accident involving a child and the Tread+, resulting in, unthinkably, a death,” it begins. “While we are aware of only a small handful of incidents involving the Tread+ where children have been hurt, each one is devastating to all […]

todayApril 17, 2021 1

Technology

Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company – 98bmp

Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell, acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015. The way that the deal works is that Dell plans to offer VMware shareholders a special dividend of between $11.5 and 12 billion. As Dell owns approximately 81% of those shares that would work […]

todayApril 14, 2021 4

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