Pixellot Partners With China’s Earth Mountain Technology To Scale AI-Automated Sports Content Creation

Success of the Nike Basketball Tournament led to long-term partnership, Exclusive content will be used to introduce new 5G tech

TEL AVIV, Israel (PRWEB) December 03, 2020

Pixellot, the world’s leading provider of AI-Automated™ sports production solutions, announced today they have partnered with Chinese tech company, Earth Mountain Technology to introduce AI-automated production and produce live sports content in China.

Earth Mountain Technology is a technological innovator focusing on broadcasting, graphics and digital video products. It has been producing content for the Chinese broadcasting and cable TV market as well as digital videos, for more than 20 years.

In July 2020 Pixellot and Earth Mountain provided AI production for the Nike High School Basketball Tournament which took place in two cities. More than 1,000 athletes competed in the 17-day tournament that was viewed by more than a million unique viewers on the Migu Sports App.

“The opportunity to work with

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Facebook to pay UK publishers for content with January launch of News tab

Facebook is launching its News tab in the UK in January in a move that’s expected to see the company pay news publishers tens of millions of pounds annually to license their articles, The Guardian reports. In an article announcing the launch, Facebook says it also aims to help publishers expand their audience, potentially benefiting both their subscriber numbers and ad revenue.

For news publishers, the most important aspect of the service will likely be the payments Facebook says it will make to include their content. Although Facebook is declining to say how much money it’s expecting to pay as part of the scheme, The Guardian reports that some publishers are expecting to make millions of pounds a year from the service, at a cost to tens of millions of pounds to Facebook overall.

The social media giant says it’s already partnered

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Above the Law, Evolve the Law, and Legal Tech Media Group Partner to Deliver Revolutionary Legal Tech Content

NEW YORK, N.Y. and DEL MAR, Calif., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Above the Law (ATL), Evolve the Law (ETL), and Legal Tech Media Group (LTMG) announced today they have partnered to launch ATL’s NON-EVENT, a new virtual resource for lawyers and law firms of all sizes to access the latest in legal tech information.

The legal profession has been experiencing rapid technological change, even before COVID-19, and that pace has accelerated exponentially during the pandemic. To help the legal community understand these changes and demonstrate how they impact lawyers, the partners have launched the ATL NON-EVENT: the first stop for news, opinions, reviews, how-tos, and the adoption of all things legal technology.

The Non-Event will be geared specifically for lawyers — the key decision-makers in a law firm’s buying decisions — instead of the niche technology professionals who are often served by technology events. Because of this approach,

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Facebook content moderators want safer pandemic work conditions and hazard pay

with Tonya Riley

More than 200 content moderators are calling on Mark Zuckerberg and other top Facebook leaders to provide safer worker conditions during the pandemic.

The moderators, who contract with Facebook through firms including Accenture, said in an open letter that they have been forced back into the office to do their jobs. They demanded the company allow all moderators who are high risk for coronavirus or live with someone who is high risk be allowed to work from home indefinitely.

They also called on the company to maximize options for remote work for all content moderators, and to offer a hazard pay of 1.5 times their usual wage in instances where they’re needed to work in person. Facebook has previously said some content moderation cannot be performed remotely due to security concerns.

The moderators’ demands build on long-running criticism that tech giants do not provide enough psychological

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Star Wars: Squadrons Getting New Content After All

The developer behind Star Wars Squadrons said it had no plans for post-launch DLC, but it appears those plans have changed. In a blog post, the studio said the team felt “humbled” by the response from fans and began planning two upcoming content drops. One is coming next week, and the other will follow in December.

The November 25 update coming as part of update 3.0 will add a new map and ship components. The map, Fostar Haven, is adapted from the single-player story in the prologue mission, and the update will make it playable in Fleet Battles and Dogfight mode. The update will also add four new components. Fighters and Bombers can equip a Boost Extension, Interceptors and Fighters will get Ion Rockets, Bombers and Fighters will get Prototype Piercing Torpedoes, and Support ships will get the Anti-Material Rocket Turret for targeting capital ships and deployables.

Then in December,

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Facebook Content Moderators Say Office Push Risks Lives

(Bloomberg) — More than 200 of Facebook Inc.’s content moderators said their lives are being put at risk by the requirement to work in offices in global hot spots during the pandemic.

a screen shot of a computer: The Facebook Inc. application is displayed for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the presidency.

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The Facebook Inc. application is displayed for a photograph on an Apple Inc. iPhone in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the presidency.

“Now, on top of work that is psychologically toxic, holding onto the job means walking into a hot zone,” wrote the outside contractors and Facebook employees in a letter to the executives of the social-media company and the contracting companies released Wednesday. Moderators sift through explicit, violent and abusive content to remove it from Facebook’s social network.



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Entrepreneurship As A Force For Good – Sponsor Content

Some businesses made rapid, meaningful pivots to addressing the crises caused by COVID-19. We can help them build a better future by continuing to support them after the immediate emergency has passed.

By Joe McGrath
Chairman of Investment Banking, Barclays

COVID-19 is a human, social, and financial crisis that has attacked more than just our health. It has attacked almost every aspect of every society. Thankfully, there are some remarkable entrepreneurs with creative ideas and unbound energy who have dedicated themselves to tackling this omni-crisis.

These entrepreneurs have been working for years to solve some of the most intractable social and environmental problems facing humanity, like ensuring there is enough food, water, and employment for a growing global population, weaning the world off its reliance on plastic, and cleaning up the air we breathe.

Now, many of them have pivoted their businesses–at an astonishing speed–to help address the consequences of

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SendtoNews Adds Future plc Content to Industry-Leading Online Video Platform

SendtoNews will allow Future plc to extend their reach across over 1800 digital publishers and over 45 million unique viewers

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SendtoNews (STN), North America’s largest independent Online Video Platform, has announced it has entered an agreement to add Future plc’s digital video content from their leading brands, including TechRadar, GamesRadar, Space.com, and Tom’s Guide.

Future plc is a global multi-platform media company with successful brands in specialist consumer and B2B sectors, including technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, home interest, education, and television. Future will leverage the SendtoNews online video platform to add to their existing audience of over 260+ million worldwide viewers passionate about their expert content.

“This agreement with SendtoNews extends the reach of our most popular video content to entirely new audiences,” says Claire MacLellan, Chief Operating Officer, Future plc. “By teaming with STN, we’re excited to

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Jim Szafranski Leads Prezi (And All Of Us) Into The Future Of Interactive Content

What year it is to become a first-time CEO!

The charming and energetic Jim Szafranski became the CEO of Prezi earlier this year when Péter Árvai, co-founder of Prezi, retired from the position to focus more of his time on activism.  Jim is honored to have this new role and said he was surprised when it was offered because he never planned on being a CEO. When he sought advice before taking the job, someone wise offered, “Be yourself, I’m pretty sure they chose you to be you, not for you to be someone else.” Spending time with this humble and caring leader amidst the backdrop of election politics’ ego-driven world was a welcome respite.

This values-driven company dedicated to forming human connections through technology was founded in 2009 in Hungary, and its user base is now over 115M globally. Jim joined the

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Facebook says it will put groups on probation for violating its content rules

In yet another attempt to slow the spread of misinformation on its platform, Facebook plans to put groups on its platform with too many posts that violate its content rules on a kind of probation, the company said. First reported by The Washington Post, Facebook will restrict any groups— both public and private ones— with multiple posts violating its community standards. Moderators for the groups will have to approve any posts manually for 60 days, and there’s no appeal available for groups on probationary status.

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“We are temporarily requiring admins and moderators of some political and social groups in the US to approve all posts, if their group has a number of Community Standards violations from members,” Facebook spokesperson Leonard Lam said in a statement emailed to The Verge, “a measure we’re taking in order to protect people during this

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