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Workplace collaboration platform Slack has closed its long-rumored new round of fundraising, a $250 million round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund as it seeks to beat back a growing list of competitors with deep pockets.According to Bloomberg, Slack said it is still sitting on most of the $591 million it had previously raised.The latest round will give the company “operational flexibility.”San Francisco-based Slack has been one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups in recent years.But that success has drawn in numerous competitors, including Microsoft which launched Teams earlier this year; Atlassian Corp. has its HipChat service workplace collaboration; Google, which launched Hangouts Chat earlier this year; and Facebook, which is still pushing its Workplace service.So, $250 million only looks like a lot of money until you look at the balance sheets of those competitors.
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expertise and technical and economic positions is in finland, the other nordic countries in low-wage, trade union Pro, the financial sector and the ICT and communications sector director Antti Hakala told me.for Example, in Germany there is a hakala estimates that the still up to 10 euros higher hourly wage than in Finland.professional Engineers research ombudsman Jenni Larjomaa tell you that if you want to go abroad with a better salary after, you should go to the united states, Germany or Switzerland.Also in Denmark and britain in demanding expert tasks, and middle management tasks pay is better than in Finland.the Finnish inferior wages, again, is for example, Spain and Portugal.the Finnish confederation of trade unions SAK:n development manager Juha Antila points out that the salary should be proportional to elämiskulut.
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Kulutusluotoilla ja varsinkin pikavipeillä on huono maine.“Lainamarkkinoille on viime vuosina tullut paljon lisää yrityksiä ja valitettavasti kaikki eivät toimi avoimuuden hengessä.Kuluttajan täytyy olla itse tarkkana lainatuotetta valitessaan, sillä väärän lainan valinta voi tulla todella kalliiksi”, Timgren pohtii.Kuluttajia harhautetaan yhä turhan usein.”Timgrenin mukaan kuluttajan pitää lainavertailuissaan olla todella tarkkana, koska väärän lainan valinta tulee aina kalliiksi.Toisekseen jotkut joustoluottojen ja pikavippien tarjoajat eivät laske vuosikorkoon kaikkia kuluja.
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that was cell phones what are the new features any time, one and the same thing remains the eternal problem: the battery will never be sufficient to provide power for as long as the user would.Trouble is constantly seeking drugs, and a wide range of life-changing taste of the battery of techniques is esiteltykin.in spite of This, the average smartphone owner have daily to connect the device to a charger.the Problem would be solved at once, if the cell phone does not need any battery to store the power.This is not possible – or is it after all?Techcrunch writes that google's research programme is presented as a phone that works without battery.
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The open multiplayer beta provides a chance for PC gamers to add their suggestions and comments prior to the game's release.After a successful console multiplayer beta, Sledgehammer Games has announced that PC users can jump into the trenches and experience the action with an open multiplayer beta.The Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer Beta will be available on Steam for PC gamers, running September 29th through October 2nd.The developers from Raven Games and Sledgehammer will be following user comments on reddit and through their Beta Web Survey throughout the beta.The studio recently detailed some of the changes they plan to implement as a result of the closed console beta, and now PC players will have their chance to provide feedback and suggestions prior to the game’s launch in November.The beta is free and open to all — you don’t need to pre-order to get in on the action.
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It's just me or you struggle with metrics too?For me, it's easy to get carried away looking at everything (mostly vanity metrics) and neglecting the specifics that indicate true success.I just came across this super helpful Facebook Analytics guide that I wanted to share as a resource.It definitely had a couple things in it that I wasn't aware of.Like how to strategically pick the metrics I need to track, rather than targeting everything or focusing on vanity metrics.
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Are you looking for ways to improve your email marketing strategy?Need some tools to help you build your list and send your emails out?This infographic by Joint Views shares 22 tools that will help you improve your emails and impress your readers.A version of this post first on Red Website Design Blog.
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Long before Netflix and HBO were devoted many swedes access to download movies illegally.Lightweight and easily fueled the film down to the jar at home, but it was something that was missing.There was no English translation to the foreign film they had there, at home on the computer.Where the got subtitles.see in the image.From the site could you download the Swedish text, with varying quality of translation, most of the movies and add on the movie you would enjoy.Easy as pie - or an illegal copyright infringement?
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Audin edustusluokan ja Suomessa ministerimallinakin tunnettu A8 on valmistajansa mukaan maailman ensimmäinen tuotantoauto, joka on autonomisen ajamisen kolmannella tasolla.Itseajavuuden tasoa kuvataan asteikolla yhdestä viiteen, jossa viitonen edustaa täysin itseajavaa autoa.Tekoäly ohjaa autoa aina 60 kilometrin tuntinopeuteen asti sellaisilla teillä, joissa vastaantuleva kaista on erotettu "fyysisellä esteellä", kuten Audilla asia ilmaistaan.Kuljettajan on aktivoitava järjestelmä painamalla keskikonsolin AI-nappia.Sen jälkeen ”ruuhkapilotti” huolehtii auton liikkeelle lähdöstä, kiihdytyksestä, ohjaamisesta ja jarruttamisesta.Sopivissa liikenneolosuhteissa kuljettaja voi irrottaa kätensä ratista pidemmäksikin ajaksi.
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UK shower manufacturer, Triton Showers, has invested an initial six figure sum into an update of the brand and development of a national, multi-channel advertising campaign.The bold move, which comes as part of a collaboration with Birmingham based communications agencies One Black Bear and WPR, makes Triton the first shower company in the UK to embark upon activity of this scale.Headed by its new strapline ‘See you first thing Britain’, the initiative has seen the manufacturer develop a number of different ‘first thing’ personality types, encapsulating the country’s varied shower habits.Richard Elwell, creative partner at One Black Bear, explains the process: "To do this, we developed the positioning of 'See you first thing Britain' and created a series of personalities to emphasise how although we all have different morning routines, we should all have one thing in common; a shower... a Triton shower, to be more precise."The TV ad aims to show non-clichéd shower scenarios and avoids talking about power, efficiency or ease of use but more about the emotional attachment we all have with the shower experience.”A TV advert depicting each character’s morning routine will be showcased for the first time this autumn, set to air on ITV, Channel 4 and Sky, and will be supported by a comprehensive digital advertising schedule.
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San Diego California has turned to pressure washing its “fecally contaminated” downtown with bleach-spiked water every other week and installing dozens of hand washing stations to try to curb an aggressive outbreak of hepatitis A infections, the Associated Press reports.So far, 398 cases have been reported and confirmed in the outbreak, which began in November.Of those infected, 279 were hospitalized and 15 people died.The city’s homeless community has been particularly hard hit by the outbreak.Earlier this month, the San Diego Board of Supervisors declared a state of emergency.Hepatitis A is caused by the highly contagious hepatitis A virus, which infects the liver and can lead to death in some cases.
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the construction group lemminkäinen's extraordinary general meeting decided today on the merger of YIT with.the Merger is intended to implement, where possible, either 1. November 2017 or 1. January 2018.Lemminkäinen merged into YIT:gdp absorption merger so that Lemminkäinen all of the assets and liabilities will be transferred to a liquidation procedure YIT and Lemminkäinen is discharged.the Merger implementation still requires, inter alia, the approval by the competition authorities.lemminkäinen's shareholders will receive the merger consideration 3,6146 YIT's new shares each owned in lemminkäinen's shares.”shareholders, which represented 10.6 per cent of all lemminkäinen's shares and votes opposed the decision and require the holdings of lemminkäinen shares on redemption", the merger information release states.
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Ikväll ska landets invånare bestämma om de vill ha en Norge-historia med eller utan olja.Samma dag som Norges medborgare går till valurnorna kom ett besked från Kina.Kina kommer i så fall att ansluta till en växande skara nationer som förbundit sig till det åtagandet: England och Frankrike ska förbjuda förbränningsmotorer i bilar från och med 2040.Rörelsen mot en fossilfri framtid har blivit en av de stora valfrågorna i Norge.Främlingsfientliga Fremskrittspartiet har visserligen lovat att de ska ”vrida ur varenda droppe” olja Norge förfogar över, men deras bundsförvanter i den norska regeringen, konservativa Høyre, erkänner i sitt partiprogram att landet inte har råd att förlita sig på en naturtillgång som inte är kompatibel med det internationella samfundets utsläppsmål.Frågan är bara om dagens koalitionsregering får lov att sätta agendan när rösterna väl räknats.
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I agree that it was dishonest journalism that most just created “the distance between a new and an old medievärld”.But what happened after that was something that the internet world like to call “redpilled”.It is an understandable reaction in a way.the Fight with the WSJ became a battle between the two major media house, where a traditional world tried to make down everything he built up.To either surrender and accept the caning as the Wall Street Journal wanted to give him, or stand up for himself.But in the choice of the second option seemed to completely miss what he is up to.
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In Chia’s testimony, GrubHub lawyer Theodore Boutrous focused on the element of the Borello test — which aims to determine if a worker is an independent contractor or W-2 worker — that looks at whether or not delivery is part of the company’s core business.When asked if GrubHub considers itself to be a “food delivery company,” Chia responded, “No, we do not.”“It is still to be the premiere marketplace connecting diners with restaurants,” Chia said.Chia spoke about the value of GrubHub as a marketing and discovery tool for restaurants, noting how GrubHub enables diners to discover restaurants they wouldn’t otherwise know about.GrubHub began offering delivery as a service to restaurants in 2014, ten years after it first launched.At that time restaurants were required to use their own staff to do deliveries.
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the Area has so far been reported dozens of casualties and major damage to buildings and infrastructure in the grooves.the Worst seems to have suffered Barbuda, which buildings as high as 95% is damaged.Also, Puerto Rico has suffered extensive damage.Almost 70% of the population is without electricity and power lines repair is expected to take at worst even months.It continued still of the fifth category tropical storm towards the west.the Us national hurricane center forecast, it reaches south Florida on Saturday morning.
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The government has today unveiled a "co-ordination hub" to test driverless cars under its £100m Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) investment programme.Branded as MERIDIAN, the bases in Coventry and Stratford are intended to bring together the UK's existing CAV testing centres to create "a concentrated cluster" of testing facilities that covers all testing requirements for CAV technology.Climate change and industry minister Claire Perry said a government report, to be published by her department today, predicts that by 2035 the global market for CAV technologies will be worth £907bn.The report also claims that the UK market could be worth £52bn by 2035."Through government investment and collaboration with industry in this area we will ensure that the UK becomes one of the global 'go-to' destinations for the development of this technology," said Perry.The funding was first announced in George Osborne's 2015 Spring Budget, with the £100m to be match-funded by industry.
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Drift plans to bring its sales and marketing automation services to emails soon to expand upon existing services provided through live chat with a human or an automated bot.“We started with web and app messaging, and in September we’ll announce we’re getting heavily into the email side of things — both inbound and outbound.We’ll get into voice at some point, we’ll get into video in a very specific way,” CEO David Cancel told VentureBeat in a phone interview.“We’re going to get into every way a company communicates with customers, every single one of these channels that exist over time.”More information about these plans will be shared at Drift’s Hypergrowth conference, to take place September 25 in Boston.Drift declined to share details about the kinds of services it will make available through email clients, but targeting and qualifying leads will be part of it, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat.
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Typhoons have broken four submarine cables in the crowded Asian sea-lanes, with a knock-on impact for Australian ISPs iiNet and Internode.The four damaged cables are ASE (Asia Submarine-Cable Express), TGA-Intra Asia (TGA-IA), Asia-American Gateway (AAG) and SEA-ME-WE3 (SMW3).SMW3 connects Perth to Singapore; ASE and TGA-IA are intra-Asia cables, while ASE connects various Asian landings to California.According to Malaysia's The Star, the cables were damaged by two typhoons in late August: Hato, which left three dead in Macau after hitting Hong Kon; and Pakhar, which swept through the same region a few days later.IiNet's outage notice says it's being impacted by the SMW3 break, and a second break “~54k off the coast of Hong Kong” which could be any one of the other three, since they all have a Hong Kong landing.The cable owners expect repairs to take well into October, depending on the availability of repair vessels and how long it takes to locate the breaks.
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The Boston Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signs during baseball games, including against the New York Yankees, according to The New York Times.An investigation conducted by Major League Baseball determined that a member of the Red Sox training staff used the smartwatch to receive information that helped the team’s players decipher hand signals used by the opposing team’s catcher, who is in charge of making (and signaling) the pitch selections for the pitcher.The MLB commissioner’s office began the investigation two weeks ago after Brian Cashman, the Yankees’ general manager, reportedly filed an official complaint.No penalties have been issued as of yet.Sign stealing isn’t explicitly against the MLB’s rules, but it’s definitely frowned upon, and it has a long history in baseball.From that position, the player is lined up just behind the pitcher, and has a clear view of the signals that the catcher uses to call different pitch types (fastball, curveball, etc.)
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