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How Elon Musk to Launch Optimus Humanoid is Self-Contradictory
Technology, United States

How Elon Musk to Launch Optimus Humanoid is Self-Contradictory

The man who once accused Sophia robot of violence is now contradicting himself. Elon Musk launches the Optimus humanoid. Recently, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) Chief Executive Elon Musk got a revelation. He discovered that overreliance on factory robots sent Tesla car manufacturing to "the 2018 fluff bot production hell" when humans were better for it.  To many, and the world afraid of losing their jobs to AI, this revelation could be a breath of relief, but no, don't just change your mind yet; there are many twists to this puzzle. Tesla man is not thinking of replacing bots but planning humanoids. Musk's Texas company now plans to deploy thousands of humanoids that are robots with near-human emotional skills. Within its factories, these humanoids, known as Tesla Bot or Optimus, will eve...
A Case Study: Google Recruitment Marketing Gone Wrong
Marketing, United States

A Case Study: Google Recruitment Marketing Gone Wrong

There is a lot of talk about pursuing a degree or not. Every influencer, every successful entrepreneur, has either dismissed the need for a degree or canceled formal education altogether. This dilemma has plagued its target audience; the young impressionable minds. Here's a Startup to Enterprise exclusive report on Google recruitment marketing gone wrong. In 2022, in a viral post, BuzzFeed quotes Erica Rivera*, a Sr. Recruiter at Google, saying, "You have the degree that's what matters." In the full sentence quoted from TikTok to a query about professional summary, Rivera states, "Professional summaries can be great, especially for those looking to make a career change to a new industry. Also, a recruiter. I tell people to remove graduation dates. You have the degree that's what...
Breakthrough: LyGenesis Biotech Startup to Regenerate Organs
Technology, United States

Breakthrough: LyGenesis Biotech Startup to Regenerate Organs

As reported in MIT Technology Review, "in the coming weeks, a volunteer in Boston, Massachusetts, will be the first to trial a new treatment that could end up creating a second liver in their body." In fact, in the following months, patients suffering from the end-stage liver disease will earn a fresh lease of life that would gain them up to six livers in their bodies. This revolutionary advancement in biotechnology will save people with devastating liver diseases who are not eligible for transplants. But which is this biotech startup making this groundbreaking impact? Introducing LyGenesis, a biotech startup that offers cell therapies that target some of the largest unmet medical needs, from Type 1 diabetes to end-stage Liver and renal disease. The cell therapies completely upend o...
Globant Celebrates its Annual Women that Build Awards!
Marketing, United States

Globant Celebrates its Annual Women that Build Awards!

Launched in August 2022 is the third annual Women that Build Awards, which honors women worldwide who contribute significantly to science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. The awards were created by Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native company focused on reinventing businesses through innovative technology solutions (STEAM). The awards aim to encourage creativity and teamwork in the tech sector, celebrate diversity, and forge connections amongst women worldwide. Tech Entrepreneur, Digital Leader, Rising Star, Board Executive, and Techfluencer are the five award categories this year. Judging panels in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Mexico and the Caribbean, Peru and Ecuador, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, and Uruguay will d...
Is the Google Fitbit Fall Series Really Designed for Health?
Technology, United States

Is the Google Fitbit Fall Series Really Designed for Health?

Fitbit's primary mission has always been to promote global health and wellness. Every day, millions of individuals worldwide use Fitbit to accomplish everything from tracking their sleep quality to completing an in-app workout or mindfulness practice. With that in mind, the Google Fitbit series for the fall got Inspire 3, Versa 4, and Sense 2. The next generation of wearables integrates Google's intelligence with Fitbit's health and wellness technologies. One may wear these devices all day and night without worrying about recharging them every day because they are so much thinner and more comfortable. One can choose from various straightforward tools, whether their goal is to enhance their mental health, train for a marathon, or kickstart a new health and wellness regimen. The Googl...
Amazon Acquires iRobot for $1.7 Billion, Saves Cleaning Woes
Business, United States

Amazon Acquires iRobot for $1.7 Billion, Saves Cleaning Woes

According to an announcement today, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has entered into a formal merger agreement under which Amazon would purchase iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT). iRobot has a long history of developing revolutionary cleaning solutions for the home that make life easier for customers. With each new product generation, iRobot has continued to innovate to assist customers in reclaiming critical time in their day. IRobot's net debt will be included in Amazon's acquisition of the company for $61 per share in an all-cash deal valued at $1.7 B, which includes the acquisition price. Final approval by iRobot's shareholders and governmental approvals are among the usual closing criteria. Colin Angle will continue as CEO of iRobot after Amazon Acquires iRobot. If the contract is scrapped, Amazon mus...
Yale University Scientists Restores Life in Dead Pigs with OrganEx
Technology, United States

Yale University Scientists Restores Life in Dead Pigs with OrganEx

Scientists in the United States have utilized new technology to restore numerous basic functions in over 100 pigs that had been dead for more than an hour, thereby dismantling many notions around death. The study could lead to a discovery of a greater supply of donor organs. Three years ago, a remarkable experiment restored some brain functions to decapitated pigs at Yale University. Anesthetized animals have been revived and killed by an artificial heart attack in the most recent advancement of the research team. In a method known as OrganEx, 13 substances that enhance cellular health and reduce inflammation were pumped to restore life in dead pigs. Several organs regained their capacity to contract once the virus had been eliminated from the body, including the liver, kidneys, ...
Story of Jonaed Iqbal Helping People with No Degree Pivot in Life
People, United States

Story of Jonaed Iqbal Helping People with No Degree Pivot in Life

On July 30, 2022, Bloomberg did a compelling article titled, "Young US College Graduates Face Tougher Job Market Than Average." The author, Alexandre Tanzi, writes, "Since the start of 2021, the unemployment rate for those age 22 to 27 with a bachelor's degree or higher has surpassed the national average every single month, according to data released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Friday. Last month, the gap stood at 0.6 percentage point." What can enterprising individuals do in this crisis hour to make the desired impact? Meet Jonaed Iqbal. Jonaed Iqbal is a product manager at NoDegree.com, an online career resource solution for people with no degree. Already intriguing? Well, hold on, let's complete the introduction and then we will go into how he is making an impact a...
Bionic Clothing Startup Cionic Resolved to Improve Mobility Issues
Technology, United States

Bionic Clothing Startup Cionic Resolved to Improve Mobility Issues

You have heard about bionic eyes and limbs, but today we have a bionic wrap- the Cionic Neural Sleeve by a bionic clothing startup. A first-of-its-kind healthcare product designed to reciprocate with the human body, the sleeve helps restore and improve mobility. Cionic Neural Sleeve uses artificial intelligence (AI) to understand and influence human mobility in real-time, enabling greater access and independence for those with reduced mobility, such as individuals with multiple sclerosis, stroke, and cerebral palsy. The mobility technology innovation leverages personalized algorithms to analyze an individual's gait pattern and deliver functional electrical stimulation (FES) to activate the correct muscles and support gait in real-time. Software-controlled currents utilize electrodes...
How Microsoft Viva Engage App is Ready to Beat Meta
Technology, United States

How Microsoft Viva Engage App is Ready to Beat Meta

During its annual Inspire event, Microsoft presented the New Viva Engage app. The IT giant developed the app to expand the Viva employee experience platform's reach. They are pitching it as an app for social networking and community building, using the Teams service's Communities feature. The new app will not replace Yammer, Microsoft has affirmed. The Yammer web experience and native Yammer mobile apps will continue to be a part of Microsoft 365 SKUs. According to a corporate blog post, the same communities, narratives, and stories are made available through Yammer and the new Viva Engage app. Yammer, Microsoft said, will be "brought to Microsoft 365 and Viva," and the company will continue to invest in it. Viva Engage App Availability Engage will be available to all existing Micros...
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