PowerZ is a video game focused on education founded by Shadow founder

Meet PowerZ, a new French startup founded by Emmanuel Freund, the founder of popular cloud gaming service Shadow, as well as former Shadow employees. The company wants to develop a video game that is as engaging as Fortnite, but with a focus on education. It is both an edtech startup and a video game studio.

PowerZ has raised a $3.5 million (€3 million) seed round from Educapital, Hachette Livre and various business angels, such as Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, Michaël Benabou and Octave Klaba.

After turning Shadow into one of the most valuable French startups, Freund stepped back and took some time to think about his second act. He spent some time with his two children aged 5 and 8 years old.

“I realized that code-learning tools for children are very lacking. So I turned to math because you don’t need any support material. There are 40,000 apps but they all look

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CoreDial Announces Acquisition of Video Collaboration and Communication Technology Company eZuce

Proven video and meetings platform accelerates CoreDial’s strategy to deliver enterprise-class video solutions that meet rapidly evolving market needs

BLUE BELL, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2020 / CoreDial, LLC, a leading provider of cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions, today announced it has acquired the assets of eZuce, a privately held video collaboration and communications technology vendor based in Stoneham, Massachusetts, with engineering and development teams in Slovakia and Romania. Included in the assets acquired are the products Vibe, eZuce’s innovative cloud-based video collaboration platform; Uniteme, the company’s unified communications solution; and Reachme, the company’s contact center offering. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition of eZuce, and specifically the Vibe video collaboration platform, accelerates CoreDial’s strategy to provide its partners with a robust enterprise-class video offering that satisfies the escalating demand for secure, scalable, and feature-rich collaboration services. Vibe was

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CoreDial Announces Acquisition of Video Collaboration and Communication Technology Company eZuce – Press Release

Proven video and meetings platform accelerates CoreDial’s strategy to deliver enterprise-class video solutions that meet rapidly evolving market needs

BLUE BELL, PA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2020 /  CoreDial, LLC, a leading provider of cloud communications, video collaboration and contact center solutions, today announced it has acquired the assets of eZuce, a privately held video collaboration and communications technology vendor based in Stoneham, Massachusetts, with engineering and development teams in Slovakia and Romania. Included in the assets acquired are the products Vibe, eZuce’s innovative cloud-based video collaboration platform; Uniteme, the company’s unified communications solution; and Reachme, the company’s contact center offering. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition of eZuce, and specifically the Vibe video collaboration platform, accelerates CoreDial’s strategy to provide its partners with a robust enterprise-class video offering that satisfies the escalating demand for secure, scalable, and feature-rich collaboration services. Vibe was

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Green School funding saga continues as Chris Hipkins rejects claims made in James Shaw video



Chris Hipkins, James Shaw are posing for a picture


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Minister of Education Chris Hipkins is disputing a claim from Greens co-leader James Shaw he gave “verbal sign-off” for the Green School proposal, describing it as a mischaracterisation.

A leaked video shows Shaw telling party members he got the okay from Hipkins in a conversation they had before the controversial bid was signed off.

Shaw’s been in damage control since infuriating party supporters, schools and unions with his strong advocacy for the nearly $12 million application for the private school.

The expansion project was approved by a group of wider ministers under a $3 billion infrastructure fund – they say Shaw should take full responsibility as the sole advocate for the bid.

That advocacy extended to threatening to block at least 44 projects, earmarked for $600m of funding, unless it was given the green light.

While Hipkins had no involvement in the ministerial approval, in the video, Shaw

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Gordon Chang: We Sat There And Watched While China Surpassed Us Militarily | Video

FOX News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures” guest anchor Charles Payne’s exclusive interviewed China Analyst Gordon Chang about

CHARLES PAYNE: Gordon Chang is a senior fellow at the Gatestone Institute and also the author of “The Coming Collapse of China.”

Good morning, Gordon.

Yes, obviously, you have been up front and center on this, a lot more than anyone. And now it seems like everyone is catching up to your warnings. And the irony of this, of course, is, you have got to wonder if it’s too little, too late.

A report out from the U.S. military this week that China now has a larger navy than the United States. China has more air defense missile systems. They have more land-based missiles. Essentially, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that America was asleep.

This is more than just an embarrassment, isn’t it? This is a serious threat.

GORDON CHANG, AUTHOR, “THE

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James Shaw contradicts Chris Hipkins on implicit approval in leaked video

A leaked video of last week’s Green Party crisis call shows James Shaw claimed the controversial Green School funding was given “verbal sign-off” by Minister of Education Chris Hipkins.

The comments contradict Hipkins who’s repeatedly stated he did not back the proposal.

RNZ has been sent footage of the Friday night Zoom meeting in which Shaw sought to assuage party members who were furious at his advocacy for a nearly $12 million funding package for the private Green School in Taranaki.

In the video clip, Shaw tells members that Hipkins “wasn’t intimately involved in the decision” but gave it tacit approval in a conversation.

“He did, sort of, give at least a verbal sign-off to the project,” Shaw said.

“He did say that – assuming everything else being equal – as long as the funding partner is the [New Plymouth District] Council, which it is, that he was okay with

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