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The generational divide of emoji

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios As emoji become an increasingly important tool for communication, their meanings can be blurrier than ever. 💬 Why it matters: Workplace communications have become more relaxed in recent years, yet 91% of workers say their messages have been misunderstood or misterpreted, according to a study conducted by video messaging platform Loom — …

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Becoming Debt Free Is Most Common End-of-Year Personal Finance Goal

A new Annuity.org survey examined which financial habits Americans were most interested in starting before 2022 comes to a close. The Annuity.org survey asked 300 participants, “What’s the one personal finance habit you want to start by the end of 2022?” Respondents could choose from four common financial priorities: opening an investment account, starting an …

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Kings of the pitch: Meet the footballers who invest in startups

Revyze, a platform billing itself as the “TikTok of education”, announced a €2m pre-seed raise today. While there’s nothing new about a startup describing itself as the TikTok of this or the Uber of that, Revyze is part of an emerging group of companies with professional footballers sitting on their cap tables. Retired French international …

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Pinterest and Headspace Offer Free Mental Health Resources to Creators

In October, Pinterest announced its partnership with Headspace to give content creators mental health help. TikToker Mikayla Nogueira received backlash for complaining about her struggles with mental health while being a full-time influencer. Eligible creators will receive a free six-month subscription to Headspace. loadingSomething is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in …

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Sherman Faults Sununu for Losing $67M Federal Rental Assistance Funds

Democrat Dr. Tom Sherman of Rye, who is running for governor, is pictured with Gov. Chris Sununu July 28 at the signing of a bill he sponsored at Frisbie Memorial Hospital. By NANCY WEST, InDepthNH.org Gov. Chris Sununu was taken by surprise that New Hampshire wasn’t awarded $67 million more funding to the US Treasury’s …

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Policing the internet will not stop massacres

New York Attorney General Letitia James has just released a report commissioned by Gov. Kathy Hochul to address the role that online platforms played in the fascist mass murder that took place in Buffalo on May 14. Although James’ report contains harrowing and heartbreaking eyewitness descriptions of the rampage at Tops, her recommendations for preventing …

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New and improved – Microsoft’s augmented reality headset

At the start of May last year Microsoft announced a new feature for the augmented reality headset, HoloLens 2. Prior to the upgrade the headset was experiencing issues of moving environments confusing the headset’s sensors. The issue at hand saw the augmented reality headset sensors conflicting with each other due to one tracking movement via …

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Cannabis Use Increases Pain After Surgery

Summary: Cannabis users experienced 14% more pain in the first 24 hours following surgery than non-cannabis users. Additionally, cannabis users consumed 7% more opioids post-surgery. Source: American Society of Anesthesiologists Adults who use cannabis have more pain after surgery than those who don’t use cannabis, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2022 annual …

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Cloud stocks just wrapped up their worst week since January

Rowan Trollope, CEO, Five9 Scott Mlyn | CNBC Cloud stocks plummeted 11% this week, the steepest drop since January, as executive departures at Five9 and zscaler and investors’ continued rotation out of risk combined to send the group to its lowest level since March 2020. The WisdomTree Cloud Computing Fund, a basket of 75 cloud …

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