Walmart is bringing VR instruction to all of its U.S. training centers


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 Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, will soon be using virtual reality to help train its employees on topics like management and customer service. VR instruction will be used at each of the retailer’s 200 “Walmart Academy” training centers in the U.S. by the end of the year, helping educate the estimated 150,000 employees that will go through the program each year.… Read More

ICOs and VCs


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The Brave browser team concluded an ICO for their Basic Attention Token yesterday in about thirty seconds. This led to this tweet:

Of course folks will see ICOs as the end of the hated VC era of startup funding. And there is some truth to that.

But I see it a bit differently:

  1. Brave was VC funded prior to doing their ICO. We talked to Brendan when he was doing his seed round. He’s a great entrepreneur and technologist and he has assembled a terrific team. Although we are not investors in the company, we are sympathetic to the cause they are addressing. VC has had role in the Brave story. It helped them launch a product and get

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Crunch Report | 2017 Internet Trends Report


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Today’s Stories  Read Mary Meeker’s essential 2017 Internet Trends report Nest’s latest home camera is the super smart Nest Cam IQ Elon Musk will leave Trump councils if U.S. withdraws from Paris agreement Samsung’s elusive Bixby voice assistant is reportedly still weeks away from launching Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John Mannes Hosted & Edited… Read More