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White empty chairs for job interview standing in l 2021 08 29 11 21 08 utcAccording to Gartner, the pace of employee turnover is forecast to be 50–75% higher than companies have experienced previously, and the issue is compounded by it taking 18% longer to fill roles than pre-pandemic. Increasingly squeezed managers are spending time they don’t have searching for new recruits in an expensive and competitive market. Unless efforts are refocused on retention, managers will be unable to drive performance and affect change.

 

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Covid 19 omicron variantNew Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool created by the UK researchers can detect Covid-19 faster and quicker.

The software analyses chest CT scans and use deep learning algorithms to diagnose the disease accurately. With an accuracy rate of 97.86 percent, it's currently the most successful Covid-19 diagnostic tool in the world, said the team of the University of Leicester.

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Financial graph and data 2021 08 29 09 44 46 utcThe rout in the stock market has cast a shadow over the private-equity market, with valuations tumbling for many companies and some delaying plans to go public.

“Fears over the falling stock market, inflation and a potential U.S. recession have spilled over to the venture-capital industry, and multiples on mid- and late-stage valuations are rapidly compressing,” says Asheem Chandna, a partner at Greylock Partners.

 

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Aef4aa10 13c2 4279 8988 bce96065c6d4CEOs usually have a good rhythm and strategy in place when managing their employees. But many CEOs find managing the expectations of their investors and board members to be something of a fine art.

From my experience, there is a golden rule to remember: No surprises. Keep your board members abreast of any updates, changes and even potential happenings, and you'll maintain good relations. In fact, they'll respect you for it.

 

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Startup team working on a project 2021 09 02 06 43 25 utcEquity crowdfunding provides a viable funding channel for start-ups. SEBI can consider allowing this, with adequate checks

The Indian start-up story received a lot of attention last year when global investors, flush with funds, bet big on fledgling Indian companies. Number of deals as well as deal value was the highest ever in the third quarter of 2021 and a string of consumer-facing start-ups made bombastic debuts on Indian stock market.

 

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Guy controls drone with remote control 2022 02 02 03 49 49 utcREMINGTON, Va. — For years, there's been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight. Not just because it's a good idea — it's also the law.

But some drones have recently gotten permission to soar out of their pilots' sight. They can now inspect high-voltage power lines across the forested Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia. They're tracking endangered sea turtles off Florida's coast and monitoring seaports in the Netherlands and railroads from New Jersey to the rural West.

 

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CopyofImageTaggingnoframesEditorialTeamMaster2 1657095969861Axilor Ventures has announced the launch of its second fund with a corpus of $100 million (Rs 770 crore). The Category-I Axilor Technology Fund II (ATF-II) will continue to back early stage startups across enterprise SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), Business-to-Business (B2B) commerce, agritech, consumer tech, fintech, and healthtech.

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Molecular magnets CREDIT P. S. Ferreira, A. C. Cerdeira, T. F. C. Cruz, N. A. G. Bandeira, D. Hunger, A. Allgaier, J. van Slageren, M. Almeida, L. C. J. Pereira and P. T. Gomes, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2022, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/D2QI00601DScientists from the University of Lisbon (Portugal) and the University of Stuttgart (Germany) have managed to synthesize and extensively characterize a series of cobalt molecules that exhibit the properties of molecular magnets, an encouraging result for the future of quantum-scale computing.

Image: Molecular magnets CREDIT P. S. Ferreira, A. C. Cerdeira, T. F. C. Cruz, N. A. G. Bandeira, D. Hunger, A. Allgaier, J. van Slageren, M. Almeida, L. C. J. Pereira and P. T. Gomes, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2022, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/D2QI00601D

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800px IPhone 1st Gen svg“An iPod, a phone and an internet communicator.”

It’s one of the most famous launch lines in tech product history. Fifteen years ago last week, Steve Jobs’s iPhone landed in shops.

It’s hard to recall just what a different world we were living in at the time. There was no TikTok, Instagram or WhatsApp.

People used ‘4’ instead of ‘four’ and ‘2’ instead of ‘two’ because mobile operators charged per text message. Devices called cameras still existed.

Image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_(1st_generation)#/media/File:IPhone_1st_Gen.svg

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Prostate cancer treatmentArtificial intelligence (AI) holds great benefits for prostate cancer patients worldwide, suggests a new study.

The largest prostate cancer biopsy dataset - involving over 95,000 images - has been created by researchers in Sweden to ensure AI can be trained to diagnose and grade prostate cancer for real world clinical applications.

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Woman walking at city street 2021 12 23 15 36 41 utcDuring the pandemic, the global workforce was toiling away under the weight of chronic stress, financial insecurity, and collective grief. We became exhausted, self-efficacy decreased, and cynicism grew. It’s no wonder that people eventually hit the wall and started leaving their jobs in droves.

 

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