Will.i.am’s start-up has raised $117 million as it pivots from hardware to customer support chatbot

I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company told Reuters on Monday as it announced its entry into the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service. Continue reading Will.i.am’s start-up has raised $117 million as it pivots from hardware to customer support chatbot

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Nadia Hamilton was inspired to launch MagnusCards by her brother with autism

This tech designer’s new app is a video game for individuals with cognitive needs

When 30-year-old app designer Nadia Hamilton was growing up, she noticed that her younger brother Troy, who was and is living with autism, needed support in completing everyday tasks. Brushing teeth and getting dressed were especially difficult. Continue reading Nadia Hamilton was inspired to launch MagnusCards by her brother with autism

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How This McDonald’s Owner Operator Uses Her Passion For People To Continue Her Father’s Legacy

Stephanie Oliver-Green, Franchisee and Owner of six McDonald’s Restaurants, got the inspiration to own her own business from her father, Carroll Oliver, who was murdered last year.

“He was in the owner business in 1978 or 1979 and trained with Herman Petty, one of the first black McDonald’s operators. Continue reading How This McDonald’s Owner Operator Uses Her Passion For People To Continue Her Father’s Legacy

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One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation

By Kenton Clarke

Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal

A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory

The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation

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The Man Behind General Mills and How He Understands How Technology Can Improve the Lives of People Around the World

Alphabet Inc. announced earlier this year that it has appointed Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ferguson is a respected leader in the economics and finance industries, and will serve on Alphabet’s Audit Committee. His appointment was effective June 24, 2016. Continue reading The Man Behind General Mills and How He Understands How Technology Can Improve the Lives of People Around the World

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