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Pace launches out of private beta with a plan to scale virtual group therapy

One in five people have a mental health illness. Pace, a new startup founded by Pinterest and Affirm executives, wants to pay attention to the other four in that statistic. “Nobody is perfectly mentally healthy all the time,” said Jack Chou, Pace.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 14th, 2021

GitHub Reverses Takedown of Code for Anime Torrent Site Despite Film Group"s DMCA

Inside.com's developer newsletter spotted this code repository story: GitHub posted a DMCA notice it received from the Motion Picture Association (MPA) last week asking the platform to take down a repository associated with NYAA.si, a popular torrent.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 3 min. ago

Report Finds Extremists Did Use Facebook to Plan Capitol Attack

NBC News reports: A number of pro-Trump extremists used Facebook to plan their attack on the U.S. Capitol, a watchdog organization has found, contradicting claims by Facebook's leadership that such planning was largely done on other sites. Private.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

Facebook Refers Its Trump Ban To Its "Supreme Court"

While NBC News reported on Tuesday that Facebook "has no plan in place to lift the indefinite suspension on President Donald Trump's Facebook account," there was a new twist two days later. "Facebook on Thursday announced that it will refer its dec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

US Emissions In 2020 In Biggest Fall Since WWII

US greenhouse gas emissions tumbled below their 1990 level for the first-time last year as a result of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC reports: A preliminary assessment from research group Rhodium says that overall emissions were do.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla self-driving plan: “This is not how it works”

Elon Musk and John Krafcik have very different theories about driverless tech. Enlarge / Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks in 2018. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Many Tesla fans view the electric carmaker as a world leader in self-driving.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Honor Launches First Post-Huawei Phone

Honor, the Chinese smartphone brand formerly owned by Huawei, launched the V40, its first device since being sold off. CNBC reports: Huawei sold Honor, its budget smartphone brand, in November to a consortium of buyers in China, as a way to help the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Hank Aaron, baseball Hall of Famer and former Georgia auto dealer, dies at 86

The legendary home run king for several years owned an Atlanta-based auto group that consisted of BMW, Mini, Honda, Toyota, Jaguar and Land Rover franchises......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Pinterest launches an AR-powered try-on experience for eyeshadow

Pinterest is expanding its virtual makeup try-on capabilities with today’s launch of a new augmented reality feature that allows online shoppers to virtually try on new eyeshadow. Initially, Pinterest is allowing try-on with 4,000 shades from b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Sitecore Nets $1.2B Investment, Acquia Debuts Digital Commerce, More News

Sitecore got a major private investment to the tune of $1.2 billion, leading our customer experience and digital marketing news this week. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Sounding Board raises cash as startups wake up to executive coaching

In an unprecedented work environment defined by distributed teams and virtual-only communication, two co-founders think their 2018 bet reigns truer than ever: mentors need mentorship, too. Christine Tao and Lori Mazan, the brains behind Sounding Boar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Pinterest launches an AR-powered Try-on experience for eyeshadow

Pinterest is expanding its virtual makeup try-on capabilities with today’s launch of a new augmented reality feature that allows online shoppers to virtually try on new eyeshadow. Initially, Pinterest is allowing try-on with 4,000 shades from b.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Chimpanzee friends fight together to battle rivals

Chimpanzees, one of the closest relatives of humans, cooperate on a group level—in combative disputes, they even cooperate with group members to whom they are not related. Those involved in fights with neighboring groups put themselves at risk of s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Highly functional membrane developed for producing freshwater from seawater

Professor Matsuyama Hideto's research group at Kobe University's Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology has successfully developed a new desalination membrane. They achieved this by laminating a two-dimensional carbon material on to the sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Using the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to generate truly random numbers

A team of researchers from the U.K., Germany and Russia has used the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to create a device capable of generating truly random numbers. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the group d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

‘Slow dating’ app Once is acquired by Dating Group for $18M as it seeks to expand its portfolio

Five-year-old ‘slow dating’ app Once has been acquired by the Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating world, for $18 million in cash and stock. Dating Group has 73 million registered users across a range of portfolio fatting app.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

CEO Tavares will have 38 direct reports at Stellantis -- double from PSA

CEO Carlos Tavares will have an unusually large number of direct reports at Stellantis. He says that digital tools developed in the pandemic will make it possible to govern the far-flung group, which will sell cars in more than 130 countries......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

VW Group operating profit drops by half in 2020

The automaker, whose brands include Porsche, Audi and Bentley, said a robust sales recovery in the second half helped earnings......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Foxconn reportedly obtains extra iPhone 12 Pro orders

Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is expected to see extra momentum in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to Apple increasing orders for the iPhone 12 Pro series, according to some market observers......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

China’s draft payments rules put Ant, Tencent on notice

A string of recent events in China’s payments industry suggests the duopoly comprising Ant Group and Tencent may be getting a shakeup. Following the abrupt call-off of Ant’s public sale and a government directive to reform the firm’.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

As SARS-CoV-2 Mutates, AI Algorithms Try to Keep Pace

Machine learning model meant for understanding language searches for coronavirus strains that could evade the vaccine As new variants of the coronavirus continue to spring up like wildfires across the planet, researchers have bee.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021