TagMango Raises Seed Round Funding Of INR 5.5 Cr From Y Combinator, Kevin Lin And XRM Media

The company aims to target the next 500 million Internet users of India and to convert creators/influencers into entrepreneurs

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Indian creator monetization startup TagMango on Friday announced that it has raised around INR 5.5 crore in a seed round funding led by Y Combinator, Kevin Lin (co-founder of Twitch), XRM Media, Pioneer Fund, and Angel Investors from the US and UAE.

Tapping into the creator-audience interaction space, the company aims to scale the Indian creator’s ecosystem by empowering homegrown creators with sophisticated monetization channels, tools, and features to build a sustainable business.

And by turning Indian creators into entrepreneurs, the startup aims to foster

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William Evanina, counterintel chief, praises ‘unprecedented’ partnership of feds, social media firms

William R. Evanina, director of U.S. counterintelligence, said Wednesday that the federal government’s coordinated work with social media companies ahead of the 2020 election will provide a playbook for fighting foreign influence in the future.

“What we accomplished the past two years, but specifically in the last six-to-nine months as an integrated, holistic government effort in partnership with social media and tech firms is unprecedented,” Mr. Evanina said at an Aspen Institute event, “and I think it’s really going to be the model of the future moving forward, how we protect, not only just elections but how we mitigate malign foreign influence and how we drive continued protection of democracy.”

In the run-up to the 2020 election, federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies met with Big Tech executives to fight foreign influence operations on their platforms aimed at the election. Among the companies that met with federal officials were Facebook,

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Qorvo(R) to Present at Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Virtual Conference

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GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qorvo(R) (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that Company executives are scheduled to present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Virtual Conference on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. ET.

A live webcast of the virtual event will be available on the Company’s web site at the following URL: http://www.qorvo.com (under “Investors”).

About Qorvo
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless

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Green Zebra Media Corp., Majority Controlled Subsidiary of GZ6G Technologies, Announces 2021 Corporate Mandate

Las Vegas, NV – ( NewMediaWire ) – December 02, 2020 – GZ6G Technologies Corp. (OTCMarkets: GZIC): Green Zebra Media Corp, the majority owned subsidiary of GZ6G Technologies Corp. (OTCMarkets: GZIC) offering specialized wireless, digital, IoT communications, advertising, marketing and sponsorship services for cities, universities, airports, stadiums and the hospitality industry, updates its 2021 corporate mandate to focus on key aspects of its business plan targeting acquisitions and near-term revenue opportunities for the first quarter of fiscal 2021.

Coleman Smith, President of Green Zebra Media, updated, “The impact globally of the COVID-19 pandemic pushed our fiscal 2020 operating plans forward into 2021 due to uncertainty in global markets as well as restrictions on consumers and businesses. As a result, we have revised our 2021 mandate to position the Company to capitalize on our immediate market opportunities during Q1 2021, and have also opened the door to growth by acquisition in

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afloat, the App Delivering the Boost that Current Social Media Platforms Can’t

  • By joining public or private groups, members can interact daily to give and receive on-demand help, advice, gifts, and support.
  • At the touch of a button, users can request something as simple as a cup of coffee, a ride for a child, or gift something as large as a wedding gift or holiday gift for a teacher.
  • Users can rally groups to help with, support, celebrate significant life events, or check it daily to see who needs something from the grocery store or want to participate in a clothing drive.
  • Businesses can easily connect to their customers to support and celebrate like never before

“Everyone reaches a point where they need help—everyone. We can’t do life alone,” said CEO & Founder Sarah-Allen Preston. “As humans, we are wired to help others. This App connects that circle —in the palm of your hand—geared toward creating happiness and positivity for everyone

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ONE Media 3.0 Hires So Vang as VP, Emerging Technologies

HUNT VALLEY, Md.—So Vang is joining the ONE Media 3.0 team as its new vice president for Emerging Technologies, the Sinclair Broadcast Group subsidiary announced.

Vang, who was most recently the vice president of Advanced Technology at NAB, will be tasked with engineering elements of ONE Media 3.0’s overall deployment of next-generation broadcasting and related technologies. This will include the tactical decisions on the deployment of current broadcast systems and platforms, including new business use cases, per ONE Media 3.0.

During his time at NAB, Vang led the strategy and technology development for deployment of ATSC 3.0. He also worked with broadcasters, consumer electronics companies and broadcast equipment vendors to support the launch of the NextGen broadcast system across the country. His previous experience also includes time at CableLabs as vice president of Advanced Media Platforms.

“We’re delighted to welcome So as a key contributor to our executive group,”

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This is How the Media is Misleading You on “Technology Addiction”

Nir’s Note: This guest post is by Siri Helle, a clinical psychologist living in Sweden.

Which of the following is true?

  1. Screen time is the leading cause of anxiety and depression amongst teenagers
  2. Studies have found that screen time shrinks people’s attention span to less than that of a goldfish
  3. Studies show screen time causes addiction
  4. None of the above

The correct answer: D.

According to recent studies, overall screen time has the same negative impact on teen mental wellbeing as wearing glasses.

That goldfish study? It doesn’t even exist!

And as for the studies that “screen time causes addiction,” read on to see why that notion is bunk too.

MYTH: Studies have found that screen time shrinks people’s attention span to less than that of a goldfish.

CLICK TO TWEET

When it comes to technology addiction, there are plenty of myths and exaggerations spread by journalists unable (or

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New Episode of Gathering STEAM Features Clubhouse Network’s [email protected] Media Festival

Mr. Ettaro interviews Jeff Arthur, Community Liaison for the Clubhouse Network in Oakland, Ca.

The latest episode of Gathering STEAM, an NCS-led course for Fairfax County Public Schools students in grades 7-12, focuses on an opportunity for students to get involved in the Clubhouse Network’s Global [email protected] Media Festival.

The festival encourages youth to create media that describe their personal experiences and gives voice to their ideas, feelings and concerns. Youth gain exposure through exhibition opportunities that showcase their perspectives.

The Clubhouse Network is an international community of more than 100 Clubhouses, 10 of which are located at NCS facilities in Fairfax County. Each Clubhouse provides a creative, safe and free out-of-school learning environment where young people work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas and develop new skills through technology.

Gathering STEAM is an authorized afterschool program and is currently available through three Fairfax County public schools

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For the sake of democracy, social media giants must pay newspapers

The news that France’s court of appeal has ruled in favour of the French Competition Authority’s order that Google must negotiate payments with publishers for linking to their content has provoked predictable howls of outrage from the tech industry and their more sympathetic commentators. “This,” observes Benedict Evans, the analyst recently returned from a big Silicon Valley venture capital firm, in his invaluable weekly newsletter, “is a fascinating logical fallacy – it makes perfect sense as long as you never ask why no one other than Google pays to link either and never ask why it should only be newspapers that get paid to be linked to.”



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The only place where the news of the French decision seems to have been greeted with enthusiasm is Australia, whose Competition and Consumer Commission (ACC) is putting the finishing touches to a mandatory news

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Social Media Section 230 Law: No One is Happy

What is Section 230?

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act gave social media giants like Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., Google, and YouTube broad immunity for the content they publish from users on their sites.

The law dates back to 1996 when no one could foresee the power of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.

No One is Happy

The Wall Street Journal reports Social Media’s Liability Shield Is Under Assault

Democrats say the immunity has allowed companies to ignore false and dangerous information spreading online, since the companies generally aren’t liable for harmful content.

Republicans focus their ire on another aspect of Section 230, which says companies broadly aren’t liable for taking down content they deem objectionable. President Trump and others contend liberal-leaning tech companies have used that provision to block conservative views.

It may make sense for there to be liability for some of the

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