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10 things in tech: TikTok algorithm - Uber talent exodus - Steve Jobs NFT

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The influencing factors behind the TikTok algorithm have been revealed.
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Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let's get started. 1. The secret factors that influence your TikTok algorithm were just revealed. The algorithm, which determines which videos populate your "For You" page, is influenced by how long you watch or hover over videos. Here's what else we've learned about the algorithm. 2. WeWork made staff fill empty desks so it seemed business was booming during investor tours...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to bgriffiths insider.com or tweet me at BrentGriffiths. Here's what we're talking about: Inside Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circle Biden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riot Amazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization
President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8.
Alex Wong/Getty Images 1. FINALLY WITHIN EARSHOT: President Joe Biden paid a backhanded compliment to Fox News. He didn't mention the...
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10 things before the opening bell

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, sign up here for Insider Investing , our weekly markets analysis newsletter. Let's jump in. 1. US futures are heading upwards. Investor optimism over earnings is offsetting some of the concern over COVID-19. Take a look at what's moving on the markets today. 2. Elon Musk, Cathie Wood, and Jack Dorsey got together to chat crypto. The trio were part of a panel discussion at the B Word conference on Wednesday. Musk laid out his broad crypto-investing approach...
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Robinhood promises to fix 'the issues' that outraged customers when it...

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