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Instacart to eliminate about 2,000 jobs and GitHub head of HR resigns

Hey y’all. You’ve just landed on Human Capital, the weekly newsletter that details the latest in labor, and diversity and inclusion in tech. The week kicked off with GitHub making a public apology to the person the company terminated for caut.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 23rd, 2021

Oocyte growth relies on physical phenomena that drive smaller cells to dump their contents into a larger cell

Egg cells are by far the largest cells produced by most organisms. In humans, they are several times larger than a typical body cell and about 10,000 times larger than sperm cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News51 min. ago

Employment Rose Among Those in Free Money Experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and reported lower rates of anxiety and depression, according to a study released this week. From a report: The pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Samsung Taiwan to provide commerical displays for 7-Eleven

Samsung Taiwan has disclosed it has obtained orders for installing QMR commercial displays at the local 7-Eleven chain store's 6,000 outlets around the country......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

Samsun Taiwan to provide commerical displays for 7-Eleven

Samsung Taiwan has disclosed it has obtained orders for installing QMR commercial displays at the local 7-Eleven chain store's 6,000 outlets around the country......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Taiwan Star pushing 5G penetration rate in 2021

Taiwan Star Telecom is set to boost the number of its 5G service subscribers to account for 20% of its overall users or more than 550,000 subscribers by the end of 2021, up from nearly 5% at the moment......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Peugeot"s new logo features in today"s Dezeen Weekly newsletter

The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter includes Peugeot's new logo featuring a lion's head that recalls its 1960s emblem. Read more The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter includes Peugeot's new logo featuring a lion's.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Ancient DNA reveals clues about how tuberculosis shaped the human immune system

A new study employing ancient human DNA reveals how tuberculosis has affected European populations over the past 2,000 years, specifically the impact that disease has had on the human genome. This work has implications for studying not only evolution.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

Eight-year-old Fortnite player given $33,000 and $5,000 PC for turning pro

California-based Deen has been playing Fortnite since he was four years old, and was first noticed by Team 33, a relative unknown in the community, 18 months ago. "I've thought about being a professional gamer a lot, but no one took me seriously unti.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

Bain’s Sarah Smith, former head of HR at Quora, will share the recruiting playbook at Early Stage

Bain’s Sarah Smith, former head of HR at Quora, will share the recruiting playbook at Early Stage.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

"PopDel" detects deletions in our genomes

The human genome contains roughly three million letters and is distributed over 46 chromosomes. Yet the genetic variation from person to person is very small: the genome sequences of any two people differ from each other by about one in every 1,000 l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

SpaceX Launches 60 New Starlink Satellites

SpaceX has launched another batch of its Starlink satellites -- the usual complement of 60 of the low Earth orbit spacecraft, which will join the more than 1,000 already making up the existing constellation. This is the fifth launch of Starlink satel.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Beattie Communications chairman resigns over social media post

Gordon Beattie apologises after using "inappropriate" language in a post on the LinkedIn website......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

SpaceX’s Starship prototype flies to 32,000 feet and sticks the landing in third flight test

SpaceX has launched SN10 — the tenth iteration of its current prototype series of Starship, the heavy-lift reusable spacecraft it’s developing. Starship SN10 took off from Boca Chica, Texas, where SpaceX is developing the vehicle. It flew.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Bank of America is bringing VR instruction to its 4,000 banks

As consumer VR begins to have a moment following years of heavy investment from Facebook and other tech giants, corporate America is similarly beginning to find more utility in the technology, as well. Bank of America announced today that they’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had "statistically significant improvements" in emotional health, according to a study released Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Ford compensating Mustang Mach-E buyers for delays amid strong demand

The automaker said it would cover the first month's payment of up to $1,000 for some owners and provide more free charging as 4,500 vehicles are being held up by quality checks......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CarMax plans bonuses for 22,000 employees to reward pandemic efforts

The nation's largest used-vehicle retailer said the bonuses were going to more than 80 percent of its employees......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Biden pushes EV chargers as six utilities plan a unified network

Joe Biden has called for 500,000 new EV chargers by 2030. Enlarge / Joe Biden speaks at the White House on March 2, 2021. (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) US President Joe Biden has made the shift to electric vehicles an early focus of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CDC to release guide for life after vaccination—with normalcy still far off

There are small steps toward normal life, but most activities are still out of bounds. Enlarge / Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control. (credit: Getty | Chip Somodevilla) The Centers for Di.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Chemists develop a new technology to prevent lithium-ion batteries from catching fire

Lithium-ion battery fire hazards are extensive worldwide and such failure can have a severe implication for both smartphones and electric cars, says the head of the group and Professor in the Department of Electrochemistry at St Petersburg University.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021