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How to follow topics, publications, and locations on Google News using the mobile app or web browser

You can follow or unfollow news sources on Google News to get curated content.
You can follow or unfollow news sources on Google News to get curated content.

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  • To follow something on Google News, you can click “Follow” or select the star icon next to a topic, publication, or location.
  • You can customize your Google News experience by following news topics, publications, and cities you like. Google will display new content based on your follow history, helping you browse more easily.
  • To unfollow a topic, city, or source, go to the Following page, which displays everything you currently follow, and then select unfollow from there.
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Many of us use Google News each day as a fast and easy way to stay on top of current events. Google doesn’t do its own original reporting — instead, it aggregates news from a broad array of sources. You can take advantage of that to teach

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Mobile Robots Feed Warehouse Demand For Adaptability

The pandemic and e-commerce demand are driving adoption of autonomous warehouse solutions

  • “The ability to flex up and flex down depending on what is really happening in the real world is going to be the wave of the future.”

The pandemic and seemingly unstoppable e-commerce surge are accelerating the robotic takeover of the warehouse space, as brands seize on flexible automated solutions to address a variety of marketplace challenges.

“You can’t meet the demands of modern commerce with systems that were built for a previous era,” said Terrie O’Hanlon, chief marketing officer for  GreyOrange, a software and mobile robotics company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to make warehouse operations more efficient. 

Adaptability in particular has become an essential tool as operators must respond quickly to customer demand that is at once surging and fluctuating wildly, O’Hanlon said.  

GreyOrange provides fleets of autonomous modular sorting robots (available in

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Solving The Recurring Problem Of Mobile Workforce Optimization

In the last-mile segment of logistics, delivery route planning and schedule optimization are predominantly human-driven tasks. Organizing workforce and determining delivery routes of the day is an exhaustive process, which can negatively impact bottom lines if handled inefficiently.

OptimoRoute, a route planning and schedule optimization platform, bridges this gap by leveraging technology. “We help companies organize their mobile workforce, building routes and schedules for them to increase the number of deliveries or services performed with their existing workforce,” said Marin Saric, the CEO and co-founder of OptimoRoute. 

Saric explained that by reducing the unnecessary consumption of resources, companies can grow their revenue. Case studies of companies using OptimoRoute have shown them to increase activity by nearly 30% via intelligent management of schedules and reducing fuel expenses through dynamic route planning. 

“Logistics is not just happening in big warehouses and on trucks moving between cities,” said Saric. “Logistics is every

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Apple Supplier JDI Surges as CEO Reveals Mobile OLED Talks

(Bloomberg) — Japan Display Inc., the struggling supplier of screens to Apple Inc., says it is in talks with customers on possible joint investments in next-generation organic light-emitting diode displays. Shares of JDI posted their biggest gain in 19 months.

JDI is developing a technology that will deliver OLED screens that are sharper, less power hungry and are easier to produce, the company’s Chief Executive Officer Minoru Kikuoka said in an interview. While JDI is a few technical milestones short of deciding whether to push ahead, it has already started talks with some customers on investing in the new technology, Kikuoka said, declining to name specific companies.

The launch of Apple’s first OLED iPhone in 2017 was seen as the beginning of the end for the long reign of liquid crystal displays – a dire threat for JDI because that is its core business. The company relies on Apple for

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Quibi wins round in mobile technology fight with rival

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman and Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg inside the company's Hollywood office. <span class="copyright">(Christina House / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Quibi CEO Meg Whitman and Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg inside the company’s Hollywood office. (Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

After months of scrutiny from outsiders over its business, Hollywood streaming service Quibi on Monday got some legal relief.

Tech rival Eko had accused Quibi of infringing on a patent with a feature on its app called “turnstyle,” and asked an L.A. federal court judge to block Quibi from using it. On Monday, Judge Christina A. Snyder denied the request for a preliminary injunction.

“In short, Eko fails to make a clear showing of irreparable harm suffered by way of reputation and goodwill,” Snyder said in her decision.

Eko, a New York-based tech firm, sued Quibi in March for patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets. Eko said that “turnstyle,” which allows Quibi users to rotate their smartphones to change their viewing perspective on shows, copied Eko’s technology.

But

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Amazon.com bans, then un-bans TikTok app from employee mobile devices

By Echo Wang and Krystal Hu

(Reuters) – In the span of a few hours on Friday, Amazon.com Inc banned and then unbanned the TikTok video sharing app from employee mobile devices, calling the move a mistake.

The news generated widespread attention for the Chinese-owned social media platform coming the same week U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States is “certainly looking at” banning TikTok, suggesting it shared information with the Chinese government.

It was not immediately clear what led to the initial ban by Amazon. One person familiar with the matter said senior Amazon executives were unaware of the request to delete TikTok from employee devices. The ban was reversed after TikTok and Amazon representatives discussed the matter, according to an email sent to TikTok employees.

Earlier this week, Wells Fargo sent a note to employees who had installed TikTok on company-owned mobile devices telling them

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