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Don’t Call It ‘Shark Tank’: Competing for Capital on ‘The Pitch’

Fans of “The Pitch” podcast from Gimlet Media, a digital media firm and podcast community, are accustomed to its spiel to win over listeners: It’s the place “real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors — for real money.” Just don’t name it the “Shark Tank” for podcast listeners. Silicon Valley enterprise capitalist …

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Minneapolis, Tackling Housing Crisis and Inequity, Votes to End Single-Family Zoning

In a daring transfer to tackle its affordable-housing disaster and confront a historical past of racist housing practices, Minneapolis has determined to remove single-family zoning, a classification that has lengthy perpetuated segregation. The Minneapolis City Council voted final Friday to eliminate the class and as an alternative permit residential constructions …

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Top local spots to help with last-minute holiday shopping

The last-minute holiday shopping season is formally right here! To help customers uncover new and distinctive retailers of their local communities, Google is sharing the highest local shops within the United States in accordance to information from customers’ actions on Business Profiles on Google, like course requests and clicks to …

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Uber brings Horovod project for distributed deep learning to Linux Foundation

Uber at present introduced Horovod, a framework for distributed coaching throughout a number of machines, to open supply initiative LF Deep Learning Foundation. Uber has used Horovod to assist self-driving automobiles, fraud detection, and journey forecasting. Contributors to the project embody Amazon, IBM, Intel, and Nvidia. In addition to Uber, Alibaba, …

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