Apr.20th.2021

Latest technology news April 20th, 2021

Latest technology news

8P-Design presents its selection of articles on the latest digital news:

Microsoft acquires Nuance, an artificial intelligence giant

Original title: Microsoft acquiert Nuance pour 19,7 milliards - La Presse 
Informations : French, Artificial intelligence, April 11th, 2021

Microsoft acquired Nuance, a conversational artificial intelligence company, at a cost of $ 19.7 billion. For Microsoft, this would be the largest transaction since LinkedIn in 2016. Microsoft and Nuance have been working together since 2019 in the field of telemedicine. Mark Benjamin, CEO of Nuance Communications will report to Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of the artificial intelligence branch. For more information on this transaction and what it means for the future of artificial intelligence, check out the full article!

8 Google Maps stats to help you grow your business 

Original title: 8 Google Maps Stats Every Business Owner & Marketer Should Know In 2021 [Infographic] - Social Media Today
Informations :English, Marketing, April 5th, 2021

Google Maps is a platform that should not be underestimated when you have a business. It's extremely important to have a good presence on Google. With 1 billion monthly users, Google Maps is proving to be an important marketing tool. 92% of users choose a business that appears on the first page of search. To learn more about how to use Google Maps for a business, check out the article!

Fiverr: a freelance platform to discover

Original title: Fiverr : la plateforme des freelances qui facilite la vie des entreprises - Presse Citron
Informations : French, Freelance, April 12th, 2021

Fiverr is a freelance platform that was launched in 2010. The platform's mission is to match you with talented freelancers. Fiverr brings together freelancers from all fields: Copywriter, graphic designer, translator, programmer, SEO specialist etc ... If you are looking for an easy way to get in touch with freelancers, give Fiverr a try! To learn more about the platform, click on the article!

Some websites now offer to pay to avoid advertising cookies

Original title: Certains sites web proposent de payer pour éviter les cookies publicitaires - Blog du modérateur
Informations : French, Cookies, April 12th, 2021

When browsing the internet, cookies may appear to be necessary in order to access desired websites. However, some websites are currently trying to offer a paid option to avoid cookies. This is the case for websites like Allociné, Aufeminin, Jeuxvideos.com, Geo or Cuisine Actuelle. This fonction is presented as a cookie wall, which gives users the option to bypass advertising cookies for one month, at a cost of 2 euros. To learn more about this feature, check out the full article!

A guide to log into your devices without a password

Original title: How to Log In to Your Devices Without Passwords - Wired 
Informations : English, Password management, April 11th, 2021

Managing passwords can be a daunting task, especially when we have multiple devices. It's for this reason that Wired offers a guide on how to log into our devices without passwords. The guide offers options for Windows, macOS, Android, and IOS devices. Check out the guide to make it easier to manage your passwords and keep your devices secure!

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