Tech at Work: Amazon caravan protest, Genderify’s algorithmic bias and using ‘BIPOC’

Welcome back to Tech at Work, where we look at labor, diversity and inclusion. Given the amount of activity in this space, we’re going to ramp this up from bi-weekly to weekly. This week, we’re looking at the latest action from a group of Amazon warehouse workers in the San Francisco Bay Area,

Elon Musk says ’embarrassingly late’ two-factor is coming to Tesla app

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged Friday that the company was ‘embarrassingly late’ rolling out a security layer known as two-factor authentication for its mobile app. “Sorry, this is embarrassingly late.

Clearview AI landed a new facial recognition contract with ICE

The controversial facial recognition software maker Clearview AI has a new contract with ICE, the most controversial U.S. government agency.

Birmingham-based Help Lightning raises $8 million for its remote training and support tools

In the four years since Help Lightning first began pitching its services out of its Birmingham, Ala. headquarters, the company has managed to sign up 100 customers including some large Fortune 500 companies like Cox Communications, Siemens, and Boston Scientific. Now,

Extra Crunch Live: Join Anu Duggal for a live Q&A on August 20 at 11am PT/2pm ET

Rent the Runway and Glossier became unicorns within the same week in June 2019. That same year, only 2.7% of venture capital dollars went toward female-founded companies.

Facebook’s former PR chief explains why no one is paying attention to your startup

At TechCrunch Early Stage, I spoke with Coatue Management GP Caryn Marooney about startup branding and how founders can get people to pay attention to what they’re building. Marooney recently made the jump into venture capital; previously she was co-founder and CEO of The Outcast Agency,

Sequoia Capital has internal crash courses for its founders — here’s how they work

No matter what you think of Sequoia Capital, the firm doesn’t rest on its laurels. Though it’s now managing ungodly amounts of money and has for decades been considered among the top venture firms in the world,

Thoughts on ‘self-driving money,’ day trading and product development from Wealthfront’s Andy Rachle

Andy Rachleff founded Wealthfront a decade ago to give investors a better and smarter way to manage their wealth, building on core academic research showing that a carefully balanced portfolio of low-fee ETFs outperformed more aggressive strategies. Since then,

ByteDance and Microsoft offer deal to allow TikTok to remain in the U.S., per report

China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest its TikTok operations in the US, according to a report in Reuters. Under the deal, Microsoft would take over stewardship of the data of U.S.-based users. The deal allows another company besides Microsoft to operate TikTok in the United States.

Watch live as SpaceX brings NASA astronauts back from the Space Station aboard Crew Dragon

SpaceX and NASA are now in the final stages of preparation for the conclusion of its Demo-2 Crew Dragon mission, which will see astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley depart the International Space Station and return to Earth. Behnken and Hurley launched aboard the Crew Dragon,

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Say I Do’ offers a wedding-focused twist on the ‘Queer Eye’ for

Parts of “Say I Do,” a new reality series on Netflix, will feel pretty familiar to fans of the streaming service’s popular reboot of “Queer Eye.” Like “Queer Eye,” “Say I Do” stars gay men who are experts in a particular field — in this case, interior designer Jeremiah Brent,

红木家具选购需注意辨色差挑白皮

自“福建仙游部分厂商使用白皮制作红木家具”的事件被央视曝光后,各地红木市场也纷纷行动起来,加强检查。  据介绍,“白皮”是红木家具业的行话,又称“白边”,学名叫“边材”。

Bitcoin Falls Below The $400 Mark, Down More Than 60% From Its All-Time High

Bitcoin reached another milestone today, with the cryptocurrency falling below the $400 per-coin mark. Bitcoin sold for over $1,100 inside of the last 52 weeks. The price correction was driven by news from China, as it often has been.

Giraffe Doesn't Care About Your Silly GoPro

This giraffe knows what GoPro's up to, and he's not having any of it.For its latest advertisement, GoPro placed its product in the path of danger. Before long, a looming giraffe appears in frame, and gives the camera a swift kick before continuing on its way.See also:

Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law

Hugh Pickens DOT Com (2995471) writes "James B. Stewart writes in the NYT that recent revelations that Steve Jobs was the driving force in a conspiracy to prevent competitors from poaching employees raises the question: If Steve Jobs were alive today, should he be in jail?

Facebook Takes A Stand With Free Access To Women’s Rights Info In Africa

No one should be denied understanding of their human rights just because they can’t afford a mobile data plan. Now women in Zambia won’t be, as Facebook and Internet.

第三届中国文化金融创新峰会在京举行

北京2014年12月17日电 /美通社/ -- 12月10日,由北京市文化创意产业促进中心、北京银行携手清科集团举办的“第三届中国文化金融创新峰会”在北京中航泊悦酒店举行。

谷歌再次披露两个Windows漏洞

据外媒报道,谷歌安全实验室继本月接连披露了两个微软Windows系统的漏洞之后,现在,它又找到了两个新的漏洞。据了解,其中一个被认为对Windows 7和Windows 8都有影响,另外一个则相对没那么严重,它只对Windows 7有影响。

A Real-Life Nine-Inch Nail Gun Puts Puny Nerf to Shame

Played Quake recently? Or listened to any Trent Reznor? This man's insane, semi-automatic nine-inch nail gun will make you want to do both. That and also eat some melons. Read more...

微软也将带来苹果手表应用

Apple Watch 将于 4 月 24 日正式发售,可以预见到时会有一大波适用于 Apple Watch 的软件甚至游戏上架。在此之前,Apple Watch 已经引起了微软公司的“注意”,因为后者刚刚发布了自己的首款 Apple Watch 应用。

比 Oppo R5 更薄!疑似 Oppo R7 官方造型圖流出

自上月開始網上便不斷傳出 Oppo 將會推出一款無邊框手機,而且更有可能是 Oppo R5 的後繼機 Oppo R7。

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