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The Latest: Arkansas State postpones game against Tulsa


The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Arkansas State postponed Saturday’s home football game against Tulsa because of positive COVID-19 tests.

The school made the announcement Wednesday.

Arkansas State said it could not assemble a two-deep depth chart at one position group that would allow the game to be played safely.

“This is a result of a combination of positive tests on Monday and other players still displaying symptoms, as well as having time to safely reacclimate prior to the game,” Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir said in a statement.


A makeup date has not been determined.

Arkansas State previously had to move its Sept. 19 home game against Central Arkansas to Oct. 10. The school did not say if that postponement was COVID-19 related, but the program said at the time that the “health and safety of our student-athletes will

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Justice Dept. urges Congress to limit tech’s legal shield

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sent Congress draft legislation on Wednesday that would reduce a legal shield for platforms like Facebook and YouTube, in the latest effort by the Trump administration to revisit the law as the president claims those companies are slanted against conservative voices.

The original law, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, makes it difficult to sue online platforms over the content they host or the way they moderate it. Under the proposed changes, technology platforms that purposely facilitate “harmful criminal activity” would not receive the protections, the department said. Platforms that allow “known criminal content” to stay up once they know it exists would lose the protections for that content.

Attorney General William Barr, in a statement, urged lawmakers to “begin to hold online platforms accountable both when they unlawfully censor speech and when they knowingly facilitate egregious criminal activity online.” (While they are shielded

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Napster sold for a song to UK virtual events company

Napster sold for a song to UK virtual events company

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Napster, the file-sharing business that devastated the music industry at the turn of the century, has been sold to UK technology company MelodyVR in a $70 million deal.

The acquisition from US company RealNetworks is the latest attempt to transform the famous tech boom brand, which was cofounded in 1999 by digital pioneer Sean Parker, who went on to be an early Facebook investor.

Having found fame as a website that allowed millions of people to share music illegally over the Internet, Napster was shut down in 2001 before being resurrected as a streaming platform.

MelodyVR streams virtual music concerts and events in conjunction with promoters including Live Nation. Chief executive Anthony Matchett told the Financial Times he was confident he could create a strong player in the music sector by combining its fledgling virtual live music business with Napster’s streaming operation.

“This acquisition puts us on a

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4 Tech Stocks DEFYING the NASDAQ’s Weakness

The tech-heavy NASDAQ index is currently in the midst of correction. The index has fallen over 10% since hitting its year-to-date high of $12,074 on September 2nd. The NASDAQ’s recent weakness is viewed as a result of excessive bullishness around technology and growth stocks over the last few months. The key reasons behind the tech-led sell-off is profit taking and sector rotation.

Despite the index’s recent sell-off, there are still some technology stocks that have been significantly outperforming. These technology stocks are being driven up by the strength of their fundamentals and positive business trends. There is still significant upside left in these stocks due to a continued rise in demand for their products and services. These stocks have been constantly innovating, and their leadership positions in their respective fields bodes well for their future performance.

Zoom Video Communications (ZM), Snap, Inc. (SNAP), Pinterest, Inc. (PINS), and Digital Turbine, Inc.

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Pick-by-Vision Leader Picavi Proud Sponsor of Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit – Press Release

Picavi pick-by-vision is a proud sponsor of the Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit (EWTS), the leading event for enterprise AR/VR and wearables from October 20-23; Picavi will be attending the event this year online.

Johanna Bellenberg, Director of Marketing and Communications at Picavi shared, “We are thrilled to be part of EWTS again. We joined the event in its early stages and are amazed about how fast it has grown. Even with these challenging times they were able to create a digital event, that permits different possibilities to engage with the audience and network.”

The Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit (EWTS) is the longest-running and most comprehensive event dedicated to the business and industrial applications of wearables, including Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality glasses and headsets, body-worn sensors, and exoskeletons.

Picavi is the first provider to offer remote installation and contactless commissioning on site. Despite the current restrictions due to the pandemic, installing Picavi’s pick-by-vision

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Market Evolving Technology and Growth Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 23, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Market report helps identify the biggest opportunities in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure industry space and offers accurate latent demand forecasting that empowers quantitative decision making among Virtual Desktop Infrastructure market players and new entrants. Investors will gain a clear insight into the dominant players in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure industry and their future forecasts. Furthermore, readers will get a clear perspective on the high demand and the unmet needs of consumers that will enhance the growth of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure market.

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The report presents the market competitive landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the major vendor/key players in the market. Top Companies in the Global Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Market:

Citrix, Hewlett-Packard (HP),

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Dice Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Innovative Tech Advancements

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DHI Group, Inc. (DHX) announced today that Dice, its leading career hub for technology professionals, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. For three decades, Dice has been a leader in the technology career field and continues to drive innovation with the goal of making the recruitment experience as frictionless as possible for technologists and employers.

In its 30th year, Dice has launched a series of important innovations to help technologists further their careers and employers hire the quality professionals they need. “When Dice started in 1990, the total population of those in computer systems design in the United States stood around 413,000. That same subset of tech has more than 2.2M technologists today. With a total of 12M technologists across tech

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Global Workflow Management System Market 2020 Upcoming Trends, Latest Innovation, Advance Technology and Top Companies to 2025

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Sep 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Workflow Management System Market 2020 by Company, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 aimed at strengthening players’ overall growth and offering a strong position in their business, explores facts, events, and possible variations in the market considering regional and global levels. The report contains detailed, accurate research studies that provide an in-depth analysis of global Workflow Management System market dynamics. The report highlights significant insights about the market involving market size, application, fundamental statistics, market share, and growth factors. The research incorporates an exact competitive assessment of industry players and their valuable strategies during the projected timeframe 2020 to 2025.

The report profoundly evaluated in the report covering scope, profitability, demand status, uncertainties, and development forecast. Then report compiles in-depth analysis on critical subjects of the global Workflow

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TikTok talks show how Trump’s deal-making style can cause collateral damage

  • President Trump initially said only a full sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations would prevent a ban of the application, but he settled on a lesser deal that involved minority stake sales to Oracle and Walmart.
  • If Trump had said in July that he would be willing to accept a more limited deal, Microsoft may have won the deal and TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer may still be running the company.



Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: U.S. President Donald Trump faces reporters as he departs for campaign travel to Ohio from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, September 21, 2020.


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U.S. President Donald Trump faces reporters as he departs for campaign travel to Ohio from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, September 21, 2020.

Maybe the simplest way to think about what’s happening with TikTok is collateral damage.

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The Trump administration has used technology companies as a battleground for geopolitical warfare with China. It blocked Broadcom’s attempt at buying Qualcomm in 2018 over arrangements with “third party foreign entities.” It banned U.S.

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The Latest: Falcons and MLS Atlanta United to have some fans


The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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The NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and MLS Atlanta United will have some fans at home games in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, beginning with the Falcons’ home game against the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 11.

Team and stadium officials announced the decision to allow a limited number of fans, based on the recent decline in COVID-19 cases in Georgia, among other factors.


The teams will continue to collaborate with local and national health officials and say they reserve the right to go back to playing without fans should conditions in the pandemic change.

The teams announced last month they would play home games without fans through September. The decision affected two Falcons home games, including this Sunday’s game against Chicago. To test stadium operations and protocols, the Falcons will allow about 500 friends, family and associates to attend Sunday’s

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