Fitbit buys Twine Health in bid to become a more serious health care tool

Fitbit’s been on a bit of a acquisition spree over the last couple of years, as the company’s looked to grow its business inside the stagnating wearables category. This morning, the hardware maker announced plans to pick up Twine Health, a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based health management platform.

Facebook changes algorithm to demote “borderline content” that almost violates its policy

Facebook has changed its News Feed algorithm to demote content that comes close to violating its policies prohibiting misinformation, hate speech, violence, bullying, clickbait so it’s seen by fewer people even it’s highly engaging. In a 5000-word letter by Mark Zuckerberg published today,

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook’s work with GOP opposition research firm

Today in call with reporters preceded by a frantic if fairly uneventful distraction-pushing media blitz, Facebook responded to a damning New York Times story published yesterday that cited interviews with more than 50 sources privy to Facebook’s decision making.

Citrix pays $200M to acquire Sapho, which connects legacy software with ‘micro apps’

As large organizations grapple with adopting modern work practices without throwing out all of their legacy software, a company that works with them is making an acquisition that it hopes will help with that process. Citrix today is announcing that it has acquired Sapho,

Wonder Ventures aims to dazzle L.A. startups with its new seed-stage fund

Dustin Rosen thinks L.A. has a problem, aside from its famously car-choked highways. There aren’t enough investors willing to write small checks. Most of the so-called micro venture funds have grown their funds to the size of traditional venture firms, and are making bigger bets as a result.

Canonical plans to raise its first outside funding as it looks to a future IPO

It’s been 14 years since Mark Shuttleworth first founded and funded Canonical and the Ubuntu project. At the time, it was mostly a Linux distribution. Today, it’s a major enterprise player that offers a variety of products and services. Throughout the years,

SpaceX gets FCC approval to add 7,518 more satellites to its Starlink constellation

SpaceX's application to add thousands of satellites to its proposed Starlink communications constellation has been approved by the FCC, though it will be some time before the company actually puts those birds in the air.

Facebook will pass off content policy appeals to a new independent oversight body

Facebook doesn’t want to be the arbiter of decency when it comes to content policy decisions, similar to how it looked to third-party fact checkers rather than becoming an arbiter of truth. Today on a press call with journalists,

Facebook pushes for more personal updates with launch of new Lists feature

Facebook’s status update box is getting a new feature called Lists, which begins rolling out today. This is the first major update to the entry field since the launch of colored backgrounds just over a year ago, and also serves as a way to encourage Facebook users to share more personal content.

Amazon greenlights the fifth season of Bosch

Amazon Prime Video’s longest running hour-long original series is back for yet another season.The company has greenlit Season 5 of Bosch, the Emmy-nominated series based on Michael Connelly’s detective/crime fiction novels.

Uber launches a new lower-priced service called Chap Chap in Nairobi

Uber has launched a new, lower-cost service in Nairobi called Uber Chap Chap. Made possible by using a fleet of fuel-efficient budget sedans, Uber Chap Chap (Swahili slang for “hurry, hurry”) is currently available in several areas of the Kenyan capital, including its central business district.

谁来用好“无用之用”?

有一家小银行,某天一开门,迎来了一位老大爷,进门就问:“你们这里是某某银行吧?”大堂工作人员回答:“哟,我们这儿不是,您走错了。”“咳!”大爷转身就走。

美媒:惠普发展前景堪忧 恐陷泥潭难自拔

据美国著名投资理财网站MotleyFool报道,市场研究机构高德纳(Gartner)最近发布了一份有关PC、平板和智能手机产业未来发展的研究报告,称惠普公司前景依旧不容乐观。

儿童血铅超标,镇长称可能原因是咬铅笔

《京华时报》报道,湖南省衡东县大浦镇的300多名儿童被查出血铅含量超标,村民怀疑与村口一家生产电锌的化工厂美伦有关。铅超标会影响智力发育。村民发现,离化工厂越近血铅值越高。

苹果警告健康应用开发者禁止出卖数据给广告商

苹果近日更新了隐私条款,禁止非健康应用调用 HealthKit API,同时禁止健康应用的开发者将终端用户健康数据出售给数据中间商和广告商。

霍金入驻Facebook,告诉我们要保持好奇心

知名科学家史蒂芬 · 霍金又开始了另一项探索: Facebook 。据外媒报道,霍金于本周五在其 Facebook 页面上更新了第一条信息,告诉我们要保持好奇心。他说道:“我一直惊叹于宇宙为何存在。

Agilent Technologies旗下公司Dako与Cell Signaling Technology宣布在伴侣诊断试剂领域结为伙伴关系

丹麦GLOSTRUP -- (美国商业资讯) -- Agilent Technologies旗下公司Dako是一家全球性癌症诊断试剂提供商,Cell Signaling Technology (CST)是一家全球性抗体提供商,两家公司今天宣布缔结一项抗体供货战略伙伴关系,所供应的抗体用于Dako品牌的伴侣诊断试剂产品。

三星权力交接期带来管理风格变化 但战略未变

三星集团最有可能的继承人李在镕(Lee Jae Yong)正面临着维持微妙平衡的压力:小心翼翼地着手推进这家韩国最大企业集团的变革——但更多是管理风格上而不是战略上的——同时维护好其父亲领导该集团二十多年所留下的巨大影响。

人类第一台数码相机诞生记:都是逼出来的

数码相机(Digital Camera)是一种利用电子传感器把光学影像转换成电子数据的照相机,按用途可以分为单反相机、微单相机、卡片相机、长焦相机和家用相机等。

NLog 4.0改进了异常日志,新增了JSON/Zip支持

NLog 4.0发布,改进了异常日志,增加了条件日志,并支持JSON和Zip归档文件。 By Jeff Martin Translated by 谢丽

卖不动手机 三星放弃包养两家内地代工厂

三星的颓势已经引起了连锁反应。就在最近,它无意中给两家内地的韩企“放了假”。一家是苏州普光,突然宣布了倒闭;而另外一家是东莞普光,停产整顿了近一个月。

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