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Lendix is now called October

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French startup Lendix is changing its identify to October. The firm is employing this opportunity to redesign its labelling resources and refresh the design of the website for brand-new users. The commodity remain the same — a lending stage connecting individual and institutional investors with small and medium sized companies. October had to change its…

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Sweetgreen is officially a unicorn

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Salad startup and retailer Sweetgreen recently developed a $200 million Series H round led by Fidelity that valued the company at more than$ 1 billion. This round makes Sweetgreen’s total amount of funding to $ 365 million. With this additional $200 million in funding, Sweetgreen is providing its attentions on other menu lists and looking…

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The nightmare videos of children’s YouTube — and what’s wrong with the internet today | James Bridle

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Writer and master James Bridle shows a gloom, strange corner of the internet, where unknown people or groups on YouTube hack the brains of young children in return for marketing revenue. From “surprise egg” divulges and the “Finger Family Song” to algorithmically developed mashups of familiar cartoon personas in murderous places, these videos employ and…

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Amazon Echo and Alexa arrive in Mexico

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Alexa’s path to AI global repression continues apace with the addition of Mexico to its flourishing roster of markets. Amazon today opened up pre-orders for the Echo, Dot, Plus, Spot and Smart Plug. The manoeuvres are set to start sending next week. Of course, drawing such devices to brand-new markets is more complicated than simply…

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Quoth the Robo-Raven, “Recharge me!”

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Researchers at the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering have been working on the so-called Robo Raven for years. The ongoing assignment resulted in the first piloting hum with independent wing gesture, a feature that did these U of M UAV’s closer to fledglings than ever before. Now Lena Johnson, a Ph.D.…

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YouTube arrives on the Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo has sold over 22 million Switch consoles since open, with plans to sell another 20 million this fiscal year. That said, Nintendo hasn’t seemed too focused on building out its portfolio of non-gaming apps. Thus far, only Hulu has managed to get aboard the Switch train. But today, YouTube joins the assortment. Button owners…

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All I want for Christmas are these kitschy VC trading cards

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Just kidding. Please don’t buy me these collectible trading posters featuring Silicon Valley venture capitalists for Christmas. But if you are in the market for a knack for a VC — or hopeful VC — they’d likely acknowledge a set. Yes, they certainly exist! TouchBase is selling a line of the VC trading cards, peculiarity…

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Apple’s next iOS update will fix accidental selfie softening

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Last month, the internet was a fus with has pointed out that Apple was candying up selfies on the iPhone XS and XS Max. The shots appeared to have an effect devoted, in a manner that ensures same to “beauty” filters offered on vying handsets. Apple disavowed it was intentionally touching photos, but not before…

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Apple rolls out watchOS 5.1.1 after earlier Apple Watch bricking issues

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Apple has flattened out watchOS 5.1.1, less than a week after the company gathered its immediate precede, watchOS 5.1, following reports that the application was bricking some Apple Watches. The update also includes flaw defines for the Walkie-Talkie app and an additional publication where some Activity remunerations were not displayed. watchOS 5.1 initially went out…

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Why I have coffee with people who send me hate mail | Özlem Cekic

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Ozlem Cekic’s email inbox has been full of hate mail since 2007, when she acquired a seat in the Danish Parliament — becoming the first girl Muslim to do so. At first she merely removed the emails, rejecting them as the work of radicals, until one day a acquaintance made an surprising prompting: to reach…

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