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Frank Slootman joined Snowflake as CEO in May 2019. 16 months later, his stake is worth $3.9 billion

Frank Slootman joined Snowflake as CEO in May 2019. 16 months later, his stake is worth $3.9 billion

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Cloud data warehousing firm Snowflake went public in the largest US software IPO in history on Wednesday. Snowflake opened at $245 per share , which...
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Voice assistants are doing a poor job of conveying information about voting

Voice assistants are doing a poor job of conveying information about voting

23 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

In an analysis, we found that Siri, Google Assistant, and Alexa fall short when it comes to conveying information about the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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That hazy sky isn't from clouds, it's smoke from West Coast wildfires

1 day ago   |   Times Union

The hazy sky overhead that is a result of smoke from the West Coast wildfires being carried east by the jet stream and high winds in the upper atmosphere is expected to clear...
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Full fight card announnced for Bellator Europe 8 in Milan

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

The fight card for the first leg of Bellator's Italian triple-header is now set. Bellator Europe 8 takes place Sept. 26 at the Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy, with a 10-fight...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway made $800 million on Snowflake's first day of trading as the stock spiked

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway made $800 million on Snowflake's first day of trading as the stock spiked

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway saw its stake in Snowflake surge by more than $800 million on Wednesday as the cloud-data unicorn's shares more than...
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Bed Bath & Beyond just made a five-year commitment to Google Cloud as the pandemic pushes it towards a pivot to e-commerce

Bed Bath & Beyond just made a five-year commitment to Google Cloud as the pandemic pushes it towards a pivot to e-commerce

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Bed Bath & Beyond has "ramped up rapidly" to grow its digital business amid the coronavirus pandemic. To reach customers who are ordering products...
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AI-powered weight training startup Tonal raises $110 million amid home workout boom

AI-powered weight training startup Tonal raises $110 million amid home workout boom

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Tonal, a startup developing an AI-powered home weight training system, raised $110 million to further its R&D and mass-production efforts.
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IBM's Watson Assistant can now field election questions

IBM's Watson Assistant can now field election questions

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

IBM is teaming up with states to deploy a Watson Assistant solution that answers questions about the election via phone or online.
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AccuWeather Forecast: Record unhealthy air streak ends today

1 day ago   |   ABC

A few passing high clouds stray into the South Bay today. Highs cool a few degrees, middle 60s along the Coast to middle 80s Inland.
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Snowflake's stock can double from here if the cloud-data platform outshines top rival Oracle, strategist says

Snowflake's stock can double from here if the cloud-data platform outshines top rival Oracle, strategist says

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Snowflake's stock could double from current levels if it outperforms its biggest enterprise-data rival Oracle, a chief investment strategist told CNBC on...
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The US will ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads from September 20

Summary List Placement The US has banned TikTok and WeChat from US app stores in a new order that comes into effect from September 20. The order, issued on Friday by the US... Read more ...

At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's ‘criminal' virus response

At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's ‘criminal' virus response

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FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

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Trump offered Julian Assange a PARDON deal in return for 2016 DNC emails...

Trump offered Julian Assange a PARDON deal in return for 2016 DNC emails source disclosure, lawyer says

President Donald Trump attempted to cut a deal with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, offering the wanted journalist a pardon in exchange for the source of the 2016 DNC emails... Read more ...

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'Screaming' heard in Celtics locker room after devastating Game 2 loss, report says

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OFFICIAL: Liverpool announce arrival of midfielder Thiago Alcantara for...

OFFICIAL: Liverpool announce arrival of midfielder Thiago Alcantara for reported £25 million from Bayern Munich

Liverpool have wrapped up the signing of Thiago Alcantara from current Champions League holders Bayern Munich. The Spanish midfielder will join The Reds on a four-year-deal for... Read more ...

Pennsylvania sees big drop in jobless rate in August

Pennsylvania sees big drop in jobless rate in August

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate took a steep drop in August, as the labor force shrank and payrolls shot up again in a continuing rebound from shutdowns and the worst economic... Read more ...