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Ifeoma Ozoma published a handbook to help whistleblowers in tech

[ad_1] Former Google, Facebook and Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma launched a free resource guide and a new California law in the same week.Ifeoma OzomaWhistleblowers are getting louder in Silicon Valley. Most notable is ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen, who testified in front of Congress this week after revealing documents that showed the company is aware of the harm its products cause. Also this week, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Silenced
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Disney shift to streaming puts ESPN in position of clinging to past

[ad_1] In this still image from video provided by the NFL, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks from his home in Bronxville, New York during the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 23, 2020. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)Photo by NFL via Getty ImagesAt last month's Communacopia conference held by Goldman Sachs, Disney CEO Bob Chapek was asked about the importance of ESPN and sports broadcasting to
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China’s lunar rock samples show lava flowed on moon 2B years ago: researchers

[ad_1] China's lunar rock samples – the first moon rocks returned to Earth in more than 40 years – show lava flowed there 2 billion years ago, according to scientists.In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, a group of international authors led by researchers at Beijing's Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences said the Chang'e 5 lunar mission collected samples of young lunar basalt lavas from the Oceanus Procellarum
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Inside Boston Dynamics’ plan to commercialization

[ad_1] In June of 2020, Boston Dynamics started selling its first commercial robot: Spot.It was a big moment for the company. For most of its 30 year history, Boston Dynamics has been focused on research and development. Initially, Boston Dynamics received a lot of its funding from the U.S. military and DARPA. Later, it was financed by big-name owners including Google, SoftBank and most recently, Hyundai. All of these companies
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Facebook, Instagram outage hurt creators, small businesses

[ad_1] Lakinya Francis is building a LinkedIn account, Haley Sanchez is expanding her email list and Michael Elefante plans to build out his website."We get so fixated on what's working and that's fine but we need to have a backup plan, especially when we're relying so much on technology," said Francis, who runs a consulting company that helps people make money through vending machines.Influencers who have long relied on Instagram
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War to attract bitcoin miners pits Texas against New York, Kentucky

[ad_1] Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwardsA war is brewing among states to attract bitcoin miners, and new data shows that a whole lot of them are headed to New York, Kentucky, Georgia, and Texas.Within the U.S., 19.9% of bitcoin's hashrate – that is, the collective computing power of miners – is in New York, 18.7% in Kentucky, 17.3% is in Georgia, and 14% in Texas, according to Foundry USA, which
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Apple files appeal in Epic Games case that could delay changes

[ad_1] Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., center, arrives at U.S. district court in Oakland, California, on Friday, May 21, 2021.Nina Riggio | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesApple filed a notice of appeal in the Epic Games case and is asking for a stay on the injunction that lets developers add in-app links to payment websites, according to company representatives and documents filed on Friday.If Apple wins the stay,
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Top Amazon aggregator Thrasio delays SPAC deal as top executives exit

[ad_1] Thrasio, an early leader in the big business of Amazon aggregators, had a booth at the popular Prosper Show for Amazon sellers in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 14, 2021.Katie SchoolovThrasio, the top U.S. aggregator of Amazon third-party sellers, was racing to the public markets to fuel its rapid expansion. But the company has delayed its plan to go public through a SPAC amid complications with its financial audits,
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Apple building new regional headquarters in Los Angeles

[ad_1] A rendering of Apple's planned Los Angeles regional headquarters.AppleApple will build a new regional headquarters at the border of Culver City and Los Angeles, the company said on Friday, signaling the company's continued investment into becoming a major Hollywood player.The headquarters will include 550,000 square feet across two office buildings, and will house teams working on Apple TV+, Apple Music, engineering and artificial intelligence, Apple said.Apple's new headquarters is
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Existence of Mars lake, floods confirmed by NASA’s Perseverance team

[ad_1] NASA's Perseverance Mars rover team has confirmed that the red planet's Jezero Crater was once the site of a delta-lake system. In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, the researchers also wrote that images from the rover – taken in the three months after Perseverance landed in February – suggest the area experienced significant late-stage flooding events.WHY NASA'S MARS MISSIONS WILL BE SILENT FOR WEEKSThe images were taken