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TNT 1657: Paper For Women

December 8, 201647 min
LinkedIn is now a Microsoft entity, a mere two days after receiving EU regulatory approval for Microsoft's biggest acquisition deal to date. Upcoming integrations include LinkedIn Notifications in Windows 10 Action Center, and interactivity between LinkedIn's resume building and Microsoft Word.Sources at Bloomberg say Samsung's Galaxy S8 will have a bezel-less all screen design and no home button. Bloomberg's sources also say that the release could be delayed due to additional testing in order to avoid the catastrophic disaster that was the Samsung Note 7.Developers interested in creating bots that run on Google Assistant by way of Google Home can begin to build their own Conversation Actions now with early access partners hitting the platform in the coming weeks. These conversational actions will eventually also roll out to Pixel and Allo users as the platform progresses.As we move from an industrial age to an information age and automation replaces more and more jobs, the future of work for all of us is uncertain. Now according to Quartz, a group of technologists, investors, and activists have vowed to spend ten million dollars over the next two years to come up with ideas of how Universal Basic Income might solve this problem.Magic Leap has, according to former employees, been misleading in its portrayal of what its highly anticipated mixed reality technology can do. The company released a promotional video earlier this year showcasing the technology, but sources say it was actually created by Hollywood special effects companies.Russell Holly from talks about the sad state of the HBO app for Google's Daydream. Alex Wilhelm from Mattermark explains why Spotify backed away from its deal to buy SoundCloud.
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