Day: August 4, 2021

The Ascent is the latest Game Pass release to succeed beyond Xbox’s service

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. The Ascent generated $5 million in revenue and topped the Steam global sales chart over its opening weekend. That’s according to publisher Curve Digital, which is hyping up the indie hit as a true “triple-A competitor.” That success is even more impressive considering …

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4 Reasons Why Digital Transformation Is Table Stakes for Small Businesses

August 4, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation in small businesses across the country. Digital transformation became table stakes for business survival during the pandemic and business success after it. Small businesses are rising to the challenge and adopting the digital-first approach. They …

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Instagram and Spring Partner on a $1 Billion Creator Fund

The image-sharing social media giant Instagram is expanding its partnership with creator commerce platform Spring, with the launch of the new Creator Commerce Fund. The partnership investment marks a significant investment for Instagram in creator commerce. The incentive program will help both established and emerging Spring creators to earn an income on social commerce via …

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New global map shows populations are growing faster in flood-prone areas

Even as climate change and urbanization make floods more frequent and their consequences more severe, a higher proportion of people are living in areas that experience them. In a new study published today in Nature, researchers used satellite images to map over 900 flood events that occurred between 2000 and 2018, affecting between 255 million …

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While they were asleep, their Teslas burned in the garage. It’s a risk many automakers are taking seriously.

Battery-powered vehicles have not been shown to catch fire at rates higher than gasoline cars, but when fires do erupt, they burn longer and hotter, propelled by lithium-ion batteries that supercharge the blazes, experts say. Including gas-powered cars, the National Fire Protection Association says there were 189,500 overall highway vehicle fires in the United States …

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