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How NFTs Will Make A Comeback In 2024

NFTs are gaining mainstream traction with affordable mass-market products and wider brand integration, driving Web3 adoption in 2024. Companies are offering “phygital” items and NFT experiences, making digital assets more accessible and fostering community engagement around brands. Read More: https://www.coindesk.com/consensus-magazine/2023/12/22/how-nfts-will-make-a-comeback-in-2024/

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With Charlie Munger’s Death, Berkshire Loses a Custodian of Its Culture

Munger, who helped build Berkshire into a global investment powerhouse, was instrumental to the company’s culture and success. The company’s succession plans have been laid out some time ago, with Greg Abel identified as the heir apparent. Munger’s greatest contribution was seen in his role as a sounding board to Warren Buffett. Read More: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/29/business/charlie-munger-berkshire-culture.html

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Job Demand for Huawei‘s HarmonyOS Native Support App Developers is Increasing in China

Demand for software developers skilled in Huawei’s HarmonyOS has surged in China as the tech giant reportedly plans to drop Android app support in 2023. Chinese tech firms, including Baidu, Kingsoft WPS, and Flight Manager, have posted job vacancies seeking HarmonyOS app developers. These roles mainly involve research and development of native HarmonyOS apps. Already, …

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COP28: Hong Kong Will Host First Forum at United Nations Climate Talks to Promote City as Green, Sustainable Finance Hub

Hong Kong will host its first forum at the UN’s annual climate change summit, COP28, promoting the city as a hub for green finance. Representatives from the Financial Services Development Council and Friends of the Earth will join a state delegation at the event in Dubai. The forum seeks to highlight Hong Kong’s efforts in …

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Admits Giving Up on Windows Phone and Mobile was a Mistake

Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, admitted to mobile missteps, including the mishandling of their exit from the mobile phone business, and the $7.6 billion write-off from the Nokia acquisition. Nadella, the third CEO acknowledging these mistakes, suggested they could have reinvented the computing category among PCs, tablets, and phones. Microsoft’s future in mobile remains uncertain, with …

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Chinese League of Legends Team Triumphs in Debut at Hangzhou Asian Games

The Chinese team of League of Legends made its debut at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou and won against Macao, China, in the quarter-finals. They will have a a semi-final with South Korea tomorrow, one of the most popular competitions for E-sports. Read More: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2023-09-27/Chinese-LOL-Team-Triumphs-in-Debut-at-Hangzhou-Asian-Games-1nrA5rYBLjO/index.html

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Mark Zuckerberg on Threads, The Future of AI, and Quest 3

As of 2023, Mark Zuckerberg focused on developing innovative AI-based products for Meta’s platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. He aims to expand Threads, Meta’s social media platform, to a billion users. Apart from his professional endeavours, he is engaged with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and is interested in martial arts. Read More: https://www.theverge.com/23889057/mark-zuckerberg-meta-ai-elon-musk-threads-quest-interview-decoder

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From Kuaishou to iQiyi, Chinese Tech Firms See Stronger Profits as They Tout Potential of Generative AI

Kuaishou, a short-video company, achieved a group-level quarterly net profit for the first time. Similarly, iQiyi, supported by Baidu, also turned a profit. Kuaishou has started internally testing its chatbot called “Kuaishou AI conversation,” while iQiyi and Bilibili have started using generative AI in content creation. Read More: https://www.scmp.com/tech/tech-trends/article/3232070/kuaishou-iqiyi-chinese-tech-firms-see-stronger-profits-they-tout-potential-generative-ai

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Top China Talent Show Suspended After Uproar Over Treatment of Late Pop Star Coco Lee

China’s popular talent show, “Sing! China,” was stopped after late pop star Coco Lee alleged mistreatment. The backlash caused the production company’s value to plummet and sparked boycott demands. Lee’s claims triggered an investigation, and the show’s broadcaster suspended its airing. The controversy stemmed from audio recordings where Lee accused the production team of unfair …

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Asia’s Biggest Games Event ChinaJoy Kicks Off in Shanghai

ChinaJoy 2023, the biggest gaming event in Asia, began on July 28 in Shanghai, featuring virtual reality games and cosplayers posing for photos. The event is also known as the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference and attracts visitors from around the world. Read More: https://english.news.cn/20230728/b8819083197240a0a5f2574346635fda/c.html