Instagram, after a backlash, pauses changes to its algorithm

The cute little square photo app that made Instagram a classic amongst the social media platforms no longer exists. Instagram’s best loved feature has morphed into one giant video reel with an algorithm bent on showing newness to users. Feeds are no longer dominated with content from followed users, but from third parties and other users, that...

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Holzweiler secures significant investment from Sequoia Capital China

Contemporary Norwegian fashion and lifestyle brand Holzweiler has secured backing from venture firm Sequoia Capital China, supported by Carnegie Investment Banking, to help accelerate its global ambitions. The family-run label, founded in 2012 by siblings Andreas and Susanne Holzweiler, said that the strategic partnership with Sequoia Capital...

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Gore-Tex: The new membrane and what Greenpeace has to do with it

When the first products with the new, more sustainable ePE membrane from Gore-Tex hit the market in autumn, the world leader for waterproof functional fabrics and with it the entire outdoor industry would have made a real U-turn. Or wouldn’t it? PTFE is Gore-Tex’s main module To understand that the development of this new, more sustainable ePE...

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Next in talks to snap up stake in Joules

British lifestyle group Joules has confirmed it is in talks with Next about a potential equity investment. It follows a report on Saturday by Sky News that said high street giant Next was in detailed negotiations about buying a 25 percent stake in Joules. Joules said in a statement Sunday: “Joules confirms that it is in discussions with Next Plc...

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