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Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class

Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups. They are also trying something new this year: they’re putting a reserve button next to each company, allowing angels to express their interest in investing immediately. It’s a clever addition to the demo day model. You can watch the live stream at 3pm PST here. 21Squared – 21Squared is the first fashion app dedicated to help plus-size women find the perfect outfit. 65% of American women are considered plus-sized but […]

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Tesla shares crash after Elon Musk smokes joint on live web show

Musk calls the Guardian the worlds most insufferable newspaper, as two senior executives quit Tesla as market value falls 6% Tesla shares crashed 6% on Friday as two of its senior executives quit, just hours after the electric carmakers chief executive Elon Musk sparked concern by smoking marijuana on a live web show. The companys head of accounting, Dave Morton, and head of human resources, Gaby Toledano, said they were leaving the company, which has been placed at the centre of a string of controversies by its […]

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Tesla workers speak out: ‘Anything pro-union is shut down really fast’

Elon Musk has said he is neutral about a union but former employees blame their firing on their efforts to organize while current workers say a culture of fear persists For two years Dezzimond Vaughn was a well-regarded worker at the Tesla factory in Lathrop, California. Then he became involved in trying to organize a union and suddenly his job was on the line. They started changing rules without any remorse, Vaughn, a 31-year-old former Tesla computer-numeric-controlled (CNC) heavy machinery operator, told the Guardian. He cited a […]

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Chelsea Manning to discuss Cambridge Analytica during London visit

The whistleblower will speak in October at the Institute of Contemporary Arts dinner disclosing classified government documents to WikiLeaks. In October, she will be the main guest at the Institute of Contemporary Arts dinner, which is being held in her honour. Quick guide Cambridge Analytica: the story so far Show Hide What services did Cambridge Analytica provide? The UK-based company, an offshoot of an American military contractor called SCL Group, offered electoral services to politicians across the world, including the Ted Cruz and Donald Trump campaigns in […]

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Woman cons dozens of men into ‘date’ then sets them against each other

Natasha Aponte got her Tinder matches to meet in New York City, all thinking theyd be going on a one-on-one date Natasha Aponte is a New York-based model who isnt afraid of some drama on a first date. Over the past month, shes been using Tinder to arrange for hundreds of guys to meet her at the same place, at the same time, unbeknown to each other. At 6pm on Sunday, hundreds of men arrived at Union Square in Manhattan for what Aponte told them would be […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Does Telemedicine Have a Place In Treating Diabetes?

Investigators at the University Hospital in Tours and several other research institutions in France have determined telemedicine is useful in dealing with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Their work was reported on in August 2018 in the Telemedicine Journal and E-Health. The investigators combined 42 trials of the technique and analyzed them as if they were one large study with 6,170 participants… a total of 34 studies used devices for telemonitoring blood sugar levels while […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Does Telemedicine Have a Place In Treating Diabetes?

Investigators at the University Hospital in Tours and several other research institutions in France have determined telemedicine is useful in dealing with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Their work was reported on in August 2018 in the Telemedicine Journal and E-Health. The investigators combined 42 trials of the technique and analyzed them as if they were one large study with 6,170 participants… a total of 34 studies used devices for telemonitoring blood sugar levels while […]

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Facebook suspends another analytics firm amid questions over surveillance

Crimson Hexagon suspended as concerns surface over companys federal contracts and ties to Russia and Turkey Facebook has suspended a social media analytics firm from accessing user data while it investigates potential violations of its policy barring surveillance. The firm, Crimson Hexagon, boasts an impressive list of blue chip clients and claims to have collected more than 1tn public social media posts from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, and other sources. It uses artificial intelligence and image analysis to monitor social media and provide customers with insights into […]

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Implementing Artificial Intelligence at Work

We all know how the Internet of Things has made it possible to turn everyday devices into sources of raw data for analysis in order to generate business insight. It has also been witnessed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making analytics more productive and efficient at workplaces too. Enterprises expect much more data to be generated in the years to come as compared to the data generated today. It is believed that AI is now beginning to […]

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Implementing Artificial Intelligence at Work

We all know how the Internet of Things has made it possible to turn everyday devices into sources of raw data for analysis in order to generate business insight. It has also been witnessed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making analytics more productive and efficient at workplaces too. Enterprises expect much more data to be generated in the years to come as compared to the data generated today. It is believed that AI is now beginning to enter workplaces and corporate organizations, and this change has made […]

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