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ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/28/2021

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Activision Blizzard Strikes $18 Million Settlement With US EEOC

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Popular game maker Activision Blizzard reached an $18 million settlement with the EEOC over allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees at the company.

The gaming giant known for their hugely popular game franchises Call of Duty, Candy Crush, and World of Warcraft said that the deal was reached with the EEOC on September 27.

Earlier in the day, the agency filed a civil rights lawsuit against the company in federal court in California.

The EEOC


ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/27/2021

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Fintech Startup Aspire Raises $158 Million Series B Funding

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Singapore-based fintech startup Aspire has raised $158 million in its Series B funding round.

The funding round was led by an undisclosed global growth equity firm and included participation from other investors DST Global Partners, CE Innovation Fund, B Capital Partners, and global hedge fund Fasanara Capital.

Moreover, existing investors Hummingbird Ventures, Picus Capital, Mass Mutual Ventures, and AFG also participated in the funding round.

Many fintech founders like Taavet Hinrikus (Co-Founder of Wise), Pierpaolo Barbieri (Founder of…


ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/26/2021

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Twitter Now Lets You Add Topics to Spaces

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Twitter has introduced new Topics features to the Spaces, offering new ways for users to have live audio conversations on the platform. With this new feature, users will be able to Tag their Spaces with up to three relevant Topics.

Currently, Twitter will only allow users to select from a choice of a total of 10 topics. The Topics are also limited only to English for now.

The feature is currently available on the Android app, and the…


ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/25/2021

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Huawei CFO Leaves Canada After Agreement With The U.S. Over Fraud Charges

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The chief financial officer of Huawei, Meng Wangzhou, flew home to China on September 24, after reaching an agreement with prosecutors of the U.S. to end the bank fraud case against her relieving a point of tension between China and the United States.

Meng was accused of bank and wire fraud charges for allegedly misleading HSBC in 2013 about the telecommunications equipment giant’s business dealings in Iran.

She was arrested in…


ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/24/2021

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California Passes Law to Tighten Amazon Warehouse Rules

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California passed a law and became the first state to address the working conditions of warehouse workers for Amazon and other companies.

On September 22, Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 701, a law aiming to address the impact of quotas on worker injuries and health.

The law establishes new standards for companies to make clear to warehouse staff what their production quotas are. …


ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/23/2021

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YouTube is Testing Video Downloads on Desktop Browser

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Video streaming platform YouTube is finally testing a way to download videos on a desktop browser to watch offline.

The feature is available to Youtube premium members who can test what the platform is working on.

If a user is able to test the feature and is using a supported browser (up-to-date version of Chrome, Opera, or Edge), then they should be able to see a “download video” button while watching video content on YouTube.

On clicking this…


The dramatic improvements in medicine over the past hundred years have been one of the most defining factors of modern civilization. What used to be life-threatening diseases are now mild annoyances that we only wait out because of modern medicine. Undiagnosable diseases back then are now identifiable thanks to modern techniques and testing.

This article will take a look at Theranos, a company that claimed to be able to revolutionize how blood testing is done. We will see how the company grew and how it ultimately crumbled because of its high claims.

How Theranos Began

Imagine you are taking a blood test for…


ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/22/2021

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Twitch Reaches Agreement With National Music Publishers Association

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Twitch and the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) have reached a long-awaited agreement focused on building “productive partnerships” between the live streaming service and publishing organization.

However, this is not a licensing deal, but it looks to be the first step towards better discussions, following tensions between the music industry and Twitch.

Under this agreement, Twitch will do a financial settlement for its past usage of music on the platform.

Moreover, it will also include a time window…


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ROI Overload Business, Tech & Finance Newsletter

08/21/2021

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Netflix Launches Free Plan in Kenya to Attract Subscribers

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Netflix is offering a free mobile plan that will allow its users to watch a limited selection of its content in Kenya, a strategy aimed at increasing growth in the African market.

The video streaming company thinks that offering free content will entice more people to try out the service and end up subscribing.

The free plan offered by Netflix is available on Android mobile phones and will not have any ads. …

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