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    Microsoft, Google spar ahead of antitrust hearing on tech, future of news

    Microsoft President Brad Smith speaks (L) and Sundar Pichai of Google. Getty Images Microsoft and Google sparred Friday over their practices and treatment of news outlets in a battle between antitrust targets of past and present. In his written testimony for a hearing before the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust Friday, Microsoft President Brad Smith said Google has made journalism outlets dependent upon its vast array of services, including analytics and advertising tools, while profiting from access to their content. Smith said Google relies on content from these outlets to keep its users engaged, citing his own experience with Microsoft’s  

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    Big data dreams for tiny technologies | MIT News

    Small-molecule therapeutics treat a wide variety of diseases, but their effectiveness is often diminished because of their pharmacokinetics — what the body does to a drug. After administration, the body dictates how much of the drug is absorbed, which organs the drug enters, and how quickly the body metabolizes and excretes the drug again. Nanoparticles, usually made out of lipids, polymers, or both, can improve the pharmacokinetics, but they can be complex to produce and often carry very little of the drug. Some combinations of small-molecule cancer drugs and two small-molecule dyes have been shown to self-assemble into nanoparticles with  

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    DesignRush Ranks Top eCommerce Web Design Companies & Top Drupal Web Development Companies in March 2021 | News

    NEW YORK, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The online customer pool is ever-expanding. It is estimated that in 2021 there will be 2.14 billion global digital buyers worldwide, which makes almost a third of the world’s population. Many businesses opt for a custom eCommerce web design and tailor-fit Drupal solutions to take advantage of this rapidly growing trend. DesignRush, a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, issued the March ranking of the top eCommerce web design companies and Drupal web development companies that help businesses build compelling websites and applications and increase online sales. The top eCommerce web  

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    Social Media Marketing Analysis: Consumers Relay Their Preferences for Personalized Ads | News

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Although the shift to digital advertising has been underway for some time now, the challenges of 2020 have hastened the transition much more quickly than anticipated. With in-person business limited in many areas and consumer anxieties at an all-time high, companies were forced to find more creative ways to communicate with their customers. For many of them, this meant embracing advertising opportunities on social media. According to Marketing Dive, four in 10 consumers now check their phones every handful of minutes, something the company attributes to a desire to stay  

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    Hitachi to Buy U.S. Software Developer GlobalLogic for $9.6 Billion | Technology News

    By Makiko Yamazaki and Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) -Hitachi Ltd said on Wednesday it will buy U.S. software company GlobalLogic Inc for $9.6 billion, including repayment of debt, as the Japanese industrial conglomerate pivots from electronics hardware to digital services. The deal is the biggest Japanese outbound acquisition of a U.S. hi-tech company on record, according to Refinitiv data. The acquisition is part of Hitachi’s ongoing business portfolio overhaul, which includes the $7 billion acquisition of ABB Ltd’s power grid business last year and a series of divestitures of its domestic hardware subsidiaries. Hitachi’s stock tumbled 7{1936381d4253f19a98bc2ecae94a0b0438ab0e234f1c555690d854373a3c9a42} on the Tokyo  

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