Tencent says it has received approval from Hong Kong stock exchange for an IPO of its Tencent Music Entertainment subsidiary in US (Music Business Worldwide)

July 8, 2018

Music Business Worldwide: Tencent says it has received approval from Hong Kong stock exchange for an IPO of its Tencent Music Entertainment subsidiary in US  —  Chinese media giant Tencent has confirmed that Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) is set to be spun-off via a public listing in the United States. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Some Startups Have Worked Out It’s Cheaper and Easier To Get Humans To Behave Like Robots Than it is To Get Machines To Behave Like Humans

“Using a human to do the job lets you skip over a load of technical and business development challenges. It doesn’t scale, obviously, but it allows you to build something and skip the hard part early on,” said Gregory Koberger, CEO of ReadMe, who says he has come across a lot of “pseudo-AIs.” It’s essentially prototyping the AI with human beings, he said. From a report: This practice was brought…

July 8, 2018
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India’s ISRO Conducts First Escape Test For Nation’s Manned Mission To Space

Earlier this week, ISRO took the first, small but significant step towards realizing human space flight by successfully conducting a test of the Crew Escape System that provides an escape mechanism for astronauts if the launch operation is aborted. From a report: “This is one of the critical technologies for a future human space programme,” said K. Sivan, chairman of ISRO. “When you are flying with the humans, if there…

July 8, 2018
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Amazon Has Already Become Something of a Corporate Boogeyman — and Now It Could Be Bringing Its Industry Disruption To Advertising

When Jeff Bezos arrives as expected at the Sun Valley conference — the year’s most exclusive meeting of media industry leaders — he’ll know much more about his fellow media moguls than they know about him. And that has them worried, especially as Amazon’s advertising business picks up. From a report: Amazon’s growing advertising business is poised to challenge the stranglehold Google and Facebook have on the internet’s ad dollars,…

July 8, 2018
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As Amazon’s ad business surges, some advertisers worry they are giving it the data and market power it needs to eventually run them out of business (Claire Atkinson/NBC News)

July 8, 2018

Claire Atkinson / NBC News: As Amazon’s ad business surges, some advertisers worry they are giving it the data and market power it needs to eventually run them out of business  —  Amazon has already become something of a corporate boogeyman — and now it could be bringing its industry disruption to advertising. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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YouTuber Says He Was Accused of Infringing His Own Song

CNET reported this week that a musician, who plays guitar and has lots of viewers on YouTube, received an unusual email from the company alleging that he had copied a tune he wrote himself two years ago. From the report: But last month, Paul Davids says he got a rather unusual email from YouTube. The Content ID system had flagged a tune he wrote himself, two years ago, for infringing…

July 8, 2018
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Diggy – Extract Enpoints From APK Files

Diggy can extract endpoints/URLs from apk files. It saves the result into a txt file for further processing.DependenciesapktoolUsage./diggy.sh /path/to/apk/file.apkYou can also install it for easier access by running install.shAfter that, you will be a…

July 8, 2018
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