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  • Uber says it’s ‘absolutely not’ behind a smear campaign against ex-employee Susan Fowler Rigetti

    Uber says it’s ‘absolutely not’ behind a smear campaign against ex-employee Susan Fowler Rigetti

    Uber is under attack once again today as the Twittersphere quickly concluded it was behind a smear campaign against a former engineer for the company, Susan Fowler Rigetti, who dropped a scathing blog post earlier this week detailing sexual harassment claims while working at Uber over the course of a year. But Uber swears it isn’t them. Rigetti took to Twitter this morning to post… Read More

  • Barbie becomes a hologram version of herself

    Barbie becomes a hologram version of herself

    Yes, after pulling herself out of her 1950’s rut as a swimsuit model to become everything from a doctor, lawyer, computer scientist, astronaut and even the president of the United States, Barbie has now become a 3D-animated hologram that can serve up the weather on command. As first reported in Wired, The Hello Barbie Hologram debuted at the New York Toy Fair this week. And like… Read More

  • SocialBooks turns your social media into a lasting memento of your horrific year

    SocialBooks turns your social media into a lasting memento of your horrific year

    If you’re anything like me you hate social media with a white-hot passion yet you feel oddly compelled to put garbage into it on a regular basis, to your great shame. Thankfully there is now a service that can create a book about your year in social media, allowing you to seethe both offline and online, a boon to this plugged-in generation. The service is called MySocialBook and… Read More

  • UK wants to censor ‘non-conventional’ sex videos

    UK wants to censor ‘non-conventional’ sex videos

    In an ongoing effort to prevent pornography from soiling the shores of Britannia, UK lawmakers are working to prevent the spread of ‘non-conventional’ sex videos online. The proposed law blocks sites that host content that would not be “certified for commercial DVD sale by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC),” an organization similar to the MPAA in the US… Read More

  • The Crunchies nominations close soon

    The Crunchies nominations close soon

    Stop procrastinating and nominate your favorite startup, founder or investor for a Crunchie. Nominations will close on Thursday, November 3, 2016. We’re looking for the input of the tech community. Who was the hottest new startup? Who launched the best new technology? Which company had the best launch video? There are 11 categories in all. This is the 10th anniversary of the Crunchies… Read More

  • MoneyLion brings traditional banking ever closer to obsolescence

    MoneyLion brings traditional banking ever closer to obsolescence

    The lingo of personal finance is rapidly changing. Mint has replaced our nagging parents and significant others who think our spending is out of control. Wealthfront and Betterment took away our personal wealth managers. Heck, we don’t even have to go to a bank anymore to get a loan with SoFi or Lending Club. Since 2013, CEO Diwakar Choubey and his team have been developing MoneyLion… Read More

  • These Healthcare Apps Keep Us On Our Best Behavior Crunch Network

    These Healthcare Apps Keep Us On Our Best Behavior

    The key question that nearly everyone is asking is this: how can we reliably affect behavior change to increase the well-being of groups large and small, across America? The future of preventative care depends upon the answer. Read More

  • Classroom Behavior Platform ClassDojo Adds Full Website Functionality To Its Mobile App

    Classroom Behavior Platform ClassDojo Adds Full Website Functionality To Its Mobile App

    ClassDojo, software for tracking classroom behavior and incentivizing students, has updated its mobile app to allow teachers to access all the desktop features from a mobile device. Now teachers can use ClassDojo on the playground, on field trips and in classrooms with poor Wi-Fi. This addition will also expand the company’s user base to low-funded schools that don’t have computers… Read More