Day: August 11, 2021

Roblox acqui-hires Jim Greer’s Bash Video platform

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Roblox has quietly acqui-hired Bash Video, a social video conferencing platform that Kongregate cofounder Jim Greer started. It’s a small deal, as Bash Video only has six employees, but Greer is well known in gaming circles. Greer founded Kongregate with his sister, Emily …

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Dave Portnoy Says The Barstool Fund for Small Business Isn’t Going Away

Dave Portnoy, founder of The Barstool Fund that helps small businesses during the pandemic, has announced he is extending the fund beyond the Covid era. Portnoy had been winding down the fundraising efforts as restrictions across the country began being lifted during the spring and summer. However, a change of heart was recently announced via …

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Senators want to rein in Apple and Google’s app store dominance

Blumenthal said Epic is “only one among a large number of victims here.” Testifying alongside representatives from Google and Apple at the April hearing were developers from Spotify, Tile and Match Group, which accused the tech giants of using their power to squash competition. Spotify’s chief legal officer, Horacio Gutierrez, called on lawmakers to develop …

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What to Learn From UFC’s and Boxing’s Marketing Strategies

August 11, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Combat sports have always been popular. The adrenaline rush of the cheering crowd coupled with two champions fighting for the title will capture the attention of anyone watching. Plus, all of these champions have a great story to tell. But even if …

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The big tech quest to find the metals needed for the energy overhaul

In recent weeks, every day that the weather permitted, a helicopter contracted by KoBold Metals flew over a remote part of northern Quebec carrying some unusual cargo.  A 115-foot-wide copper coil dangled from the belly of the craft, sending electromagnetic waves into the earth and creating currents in rocks deep underground. Any good electrical conductors …

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