Your Complete Guide to the 10 Best New Business Books of 2020

Business authors in 2020 must feel like travelers who packed for the beach and arrived to find the coast pulverized by a tsunami. Some with new books hastily cobbled together forwards or epilogues addressing current events or shoehorned Covid-19 paragraphs into their introductions. But we’ll have to wait until next year (and more likely later) for the deep thinks on what has changed and how to adapt. Meanwhile, 2020 produced some fine titles on leadership, strategy and innovation. As usual, Silicon Valley hogged much of the attention.

Always Day One: How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever, by Alex Kantrowitz

The title comes from Jeff Bezos’s exhortation to employees: approach each day as if it were Amazon’s first because on day two comes “stasis, followed by irrelevance, followed by excruciating, painful decline, followed by death.” That powerful–if ominous–philosophy undergirds the Amazonian culture of innovation: a culture

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Global Wearable Technology Materials Market 2020 Report Presents Complete Summary, Marketplace Shares and Growth Opportunities by 2026

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Nov 29, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
MarketsandResearch.biz has announced a new market research study namely Global Wearable Technology Materials Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 that presents a detailed explanation about the fundamental attributes of the industry and prospects through different angles. The report provides an excellent vision to analyze the global Wearable Technology Materials market through graphical as well as a diagrammatic representation. The report contains the important achievements of the market, research & development, new product launch, product responses, and regional growth of the leading competitors operating in the market. The research helps you determine commanding segments and know distinct factors, and the scope of different segments and applications that can potentially influence the global market in the future has been analyzed further in the report.

The market

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Billdr offers an intelligent platform to manage renovation projects with complete peace of mind

77% of Montrealers still find the renovation experience stressful, according to a Billdr survey conducted by Léger.

MONTREAL, Nov. 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – If you feel apprehensive about home renovations for fear of having a bad experience, you are not alone. According to a Léger survey conducted in October 2020 for Billdr Canada Inc. (Billdr), more than three-quarters (77%) of Montrealers say they still find it stressful today to undertake and coordinate major renovation work. Billdr was established with the mission to make renovation work simple, transparent and efficient in order to bring peace of mind to homeowners. The company has launched an online marketplace that supports homeowners and contractors throughout their projects.

The intelligent platform assigns a dedicated renovation expert that guides and supports homeowners step by step throughout their home renovation project. “Billdr brings peace of mind to homeowners by offering a tailor-made quality support

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Global Blockchain Technology in Energy Market 2020 Report Presents Complete Summary, Marketplace Shares and Growth Opportunities by 2026

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Nov 23, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The latest report entitled Global Blockchain Technology in Energy Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 firstly focuses on some important aspects of the market such as revenue rate, market share, key regions, and production as well as key players. The report attempts to provide significant and detailed insights into the current market scenario and the emerging growth prospects. The report analyzes the market impact and new opportunities available in the market. The research helps the user understand the market in terms of its definition, segmentation, market potential, influential trends, and challenges. The global Blockchain Technology in Energy market has been segmented based on different types, applications, and regions. Important market analysis aspects covered in this report are market trends, revenue growth patterns market shares,

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Technology Companies Complete First-Ever Telephone Call with Authenticated Caller ID and Rich Call Data, Powered by STIR/SHAKEN


A group of technology companies and voice service providers today announced a key milestone in protecting consumers from fraudulent robocalls, and building a more secure and trustworthy telephone ecosystem. Comcast, Everbridge, NetNumber, Numeracle, and Twilio completed what is believed to be the first ever call to combine authenticated caller ID and Rich Call Data (RCD), powered by the STIR/SHAKEN framework and protocols.


Enhancing authenticated caller ID as an extension of STIR/SHAKEN, Rich Call Data is an evolutionary leap forward for trust in the phone ecosystem. Using public key cryptography and the global STIR/SHAKEN family of protocols, Rich Call Data allows legitimate callers to tell recipients exactly who they are, where they’re calling from, and even why they are calling, with the highest degree of trust and certainty. This technology is particularly important for enterprise callers, who need reliable tools to reach their customers.


The history-making call was

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This complete retro-inspired gaming system is 60% off the MSRP

There have been some pretty big releases in the gaming console market this month, and we’re sure each will keep people entertained for a few years. But there are just some systems that never go out of style. They’re simple, timeless, and just plain fun. Which is why we’re pleased as punch to offer the Retro TV Game Console at a reduced price.

Unlike those other systems, everything is included here in one neat and tidy package. It comes equipped with 620 popular titles from the 1980’s pre-installed so you’ll never have to go out and spend a small fortune on additional games. It also comes with two wired and vintage-inspired controllers so you can play head to head, an AV cable lets you easily connect it to your TV, and even the exterior looks exactly like one of those 8-bit systems from 35 years ago, albeit scaled down to

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HistoGenetics Expands Service Offerings and Capacity to Deliver More Complete Genomic Information

OSSINING, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HistoGenetics, a global leader in high-resolution HLA typing, today announced the expansion of its genomic services lab to cover a broad range of life science applications, from basic research to translational and clinical experiments.

Established in 1999, HistoGenetics offers a large array of tissue-typing and genomic services and has a long history of high-throughput, high-volume, and high-speed sequencing projects using a diverse range of platforms. With its recent genomic service expansion, the company now offers state-of-the-art technology for:

  • Whole genome sequencing
  • RNA sequencing (single-cell or bulk analysis)
  • Single-cell sequencing
  • Microbiome sequencing
  • Optical mapping
  • Genotyping

“At HistoGenetics, we are committed to running a high-quality service lab and generating the best results for our customers for experiments ranging from cancer genomics and neurological disease studies to evolutionary biology research and more,” said Nezih Cereb, CEO and Co-founder of HistoGenetics. “We know that researchers need the most complete results

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TMDU and Fujitsu complete cancer gene network analysis in less than a day

Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited have recently completed, in less than a day, estimation of the network that represents the influence relationship between genes and prediction of their relationship with infiltration and metastasis based on genes highly likely to be involved in cancer development.

TMDU and Fujitsu achieved this leveraging Fujitsu Laboratories’ explainable AI technology “Deep Tensor” (1) with the world’s fastest supercomputer, Fugaku (2), which was jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu. The project was conceived under the theme of “elucidation of the cause and diversity of cancer using large-scale data analysis and AI technology” as part of the supercomputer Fugaku achievement acceleration program (3) being promoted by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology from May 2020 to March 2023.

Even with supercomputers available at universities, it previously took several months to extract network structures representing the behavior

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Watch Tesla’s Beta of “Feature Complete Full Self-Driving”

Tesla has released a highly-anticipated update to its autonomous driving software—an update which contains a significant rewrite to fundamental pieces of the software. See the included video to watch the beta in action as customer vehicles autonomously navigate through left-hand turns, roundabouts, and more.

Although Tesla has said the user interface will be updated as the rewrite is finalized, the beta visualization provides a great look at the amount of detail Tesla is able to interpret from their vision-based system.

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The left side of the screen in the image above shows the visualization of Tesla correctly interpreting an entire intersection, including a roundabout and cross-traffic lanes. 

Tesla owner @brandonee916 on Twitter shared some videos of the software in action, as well as some details on his experience. Describing the vehicle handling a left-hand turn, the owner wrote, “it turned on the signal [and] waited for the car and pedestrians… at

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