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For students of color, online racism leads to real-world mental health challenges

Whether it's a "Zoombomb" filled with racial slurs, a racist meme that pops up in a Facebook timeline, or a hate-filled comment on an Instagram post, social media has the power to bring out the worst of the worst......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

Dooly closes on $20M for AI-based tools to help salespeople with their busywork

Robotic process automation has taken the enterprise world by storm, by providing a set of tools for those doing repetitive, volume-based tasks to use software to remove some of that labor to let those people focus on more complicated tasks. Today a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Firms backed by Robert Downey Jr. and Bill Gates have funded an electric motor company that slashes energy consumption

Sometimes the smallest innovations can have the biggest impacts on the world’s efforts to stop global climate change. Arguably, one of the biggest contributors in the fight against climate change to date has been the switch to the humble LED li.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

China’s cosmetics startup Yatsen to buy 35-year-old skincare brand Eve Lom

In China’s cosmetics world, where foreign brands were historically revered, indigenous startups are increasingly winning over Gen-Z consumers with cheaper, more localized options. One of the rising stars is the direct-to-consumer brand Perfect.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

New study gives the most detailed look yet at the neuroscience of placebo effects

A large proportion of the benefit that a person gets from taking a real drug or receiving a treatment to alleviate pain is due to an individual's mindset, not to the drug itself. Understanding the neural mechanisms driving this placebo effect has bee.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

New research highlights impact of the digital divide

The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new attention to the digital divide, as the need for online schooling and working from home has disproportionately hurt those without computer equipment and skills. New research finds that people with basic Informat.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Sequoia Capital India’s Surge invests $2M in sales engagement platform Outplay

Sales engagement platforms (SEP) help sales teams automate and track the large number of tasks they need to do each day as they contact leads and home in on potential deals. Focused on small-to-medium-sized companies, SEP startup Outplay announced to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

CVS, Walgreens Look For Big Data Reward From Covid-19 Vaccinations

Thelasko shares a report from The Wall Street Journal: Administering Covid-19 vaccines comes with a valuable perk for retail pharmacies: access to troves of consumer data. Chains such as CVS Health Corp., Walmart Inc. and Walgreens-Boots Alliance, In.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Best cheap PlayStation deals for March 2021

We've gathered some of the best PlayStation deals that are available online, including offers for games and accessories for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Destiny 2 Season of the Chosen: Seasonal and weekly challenges (week 4)

Week 4 is here in Destiny 2's Season of the Chosen, which means a new slate of challenges. Here are all of the seasonal and weekly challenges available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Best cheap Beats headphone deals for March 2021

We've scoured through deals from online retailers to find the best Beats deals so we can share with you the best cheap Beats headphones available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Proptech startup States Title, now Doma, going public via SPAC in $3B deal

Real estate tech startup Doma, formerly known as States Title, announced Tuesday it will go public through a merger with SPAC Capitol Investment Corp. V in a deal valued at $3 billion, including debt. SPACs, often called blank-check companies, are in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

The explosive (and inclusive) potential of NFTs in the creative world

The explosive (and inclusive) potential of NFTs in the creative world.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

The new Stellantis pickup: Schrödinger"s Dakota

A source told Automotive News that the resurrection of the Dakota nameplate is still moving ahead after an online blog reported the midsize pickup's revival would be axed......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Samsung will soon ship Micro LED TVs, but Mini LED still leads the lineup

Plus, a rundown of the wacky buzzwords you have to know to shop for these TVs. A Samsung Micro LED TV in suitably swanky digs. [credit: Samsung.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

AWS director sues Amazon, alleging systemic racism in corporate office

Amazon talks up inclusion in public but fails behind the scenes, suit claims. Enlarge / Amazon's orange-yellow logo wall. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images) A senior manager at Amazon Web Services has filed suit against the company alleging ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

"Email Is Making Us Miserable"

Cal Newport, writing for New Yorker: A study, published in 2019, looked at long-term trends in the health of a group of nearly five thousand Swedish workers. They found that repeated exposure to "high information and communication technology demands".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft"s Dream of Decentralized IDs Enters the Real World

For years, tech companies have touted blockchain technology as a means to develop identity systems that are secure and decentralized. The goal is to build a platform that could store information about official data without holding the actual document.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

SpineZone is the latest health tech startup to raise millions in the musculoskeletal space

SpineZone is the latest health tech startup to raise millions in the musculoskeletal space.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

Scientists use forest color to gauge permafrost depth

Scientists regularly use remote sensing drones and satellites to record how climate change affects permafrost thaw rates—methods that work well in barren tundra landscapes where there's nothing to obstruct the view......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 9 min. ago

Hacker improves GTA Online load times by 70 percent with a simple DLL

Without a doubt, Grand Theft Auto Online's load times are atrocious. A non-scientific poll conducted on Reddit last summer revealed that most were waiting three to six minutes for the game to start and more than 35 percent of players had load times l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago