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    Our obsession with pets means startups aimed at Vets are booming, as Digitail shows

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 2:57


    With our mysterious, unsustainable, and psychological attachment to pets, combined with a boom in pet ownership since those lonely pandemic times, means veterinary practices have come under increasing pressure.

    Google is finally rolling out emoji reactions for Meet video calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 1:53


    Google is finally rolling out emoji reactions to people using Google Meet for video calls starting today. The company said that this feature will be first available on iOS and the web with Android support coming soon.

    Inflow, a platform for managing ADHD through cognitive behavioral therapy, raises $11M

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 3:27


    Inflow, a company developing a platform to manage ADHD using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, has raised $11 million in a Series A round of funding. ADHD, or “attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,” is a condition impacting as much as 10% of the global population.

    Twitter makes algorithmic timeline default on iOS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 2:33


    Twitter is making the algorithmic timeline named “For You” the default feed on iOS. If you are getting a sense of déjà vu, you are not dreaming.

    How companies at CES are taking on climate change (or pretending to)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 5:20


    I can't get it out of my head: A honkingly big Caterpillar sign that read, “JOIN US AS WE BUILD A BETTER WORLD.”

    FCC moves to form Space Bureau as its role in regulating orbit intensifies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 3:44


    The Federal Communications Commission regulate lots of industries and practices relating to telecommunications and the internet, but it is now cementing its role as a space regulator by voting to create a brand new bureau specializing in the topic.

    Urine luck: these CES startups want to take a closer look at your waste

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 3:04


    You wait for years for a urine analysis company, then all of them hit their flow all at once.

    US tech giants say Indian panel's recommended competition act ‘absolutist and regressive'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 3:46


    An influential industry group that represents Google, Meta and Amazon among other tech firms has expressed concerns about the digital competition law recommended by an Indian parliamentary panel that seeks to regulate their alleged anticompetitive practices, calling the proposal “absolutist and regressive” in nature.

    Tesla slashes Model 3, Model Y prices in China for the second time in three months

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 3:07


    Tesla quietly announced new pricing for the China market.

    Snap is shutting down its desktop camera app that allows users to apply filters during video calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 2:13


    Snap is shutting down its camera app for the desktop that allows users to apply filters like cat ears and pirate hats on video calls.

    Ring brings back the Peephole Cam, now starting at $129

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 2:41


    In 2019, Ring launched the Peephole Cam, a camera that fits over existing door peepholes to record goings on outdoors, in apartment building hallways and so on

    Alexa, find me an EV charging station

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 2:32


    Amazon's conversational voice assistant, Alexa, has made its way into many electric vehicles in recent years.

    Bird Buddy's new smart hummingbird feeder can photograph and identify 350 different bird species

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 3:53


    Bird Buddy, the maker of a smart bird feeder that snaps photos of your bird visitors which are collected in a companion mobile app, is out today with another product for its nature enthusiast and birdwatching community.

    Nowatch is a health-focused smartwatch without the watch part

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 4:27


    Your health is all you've got, and you can't change what you can't measure, so it's little wonder that health trackers are everywhere.

    Apple is increasing battery replacement service charges for out-of-warranty devices

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 2:25


    Apple is increasing service charges for battery replacement of out-of-warranty iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks starting March 2023.

    Tesla delivers 405,278 vehicles in Q4, missing Wall Street expectations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 3:00


    Tesla reported Sunday 405,278 vehicles delivered in the fourth quarter of 2022.

    There's now an open source alternative to ChatGPT, but good luck running it

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 5:13


    The first open-source equivalent of OpenAI's ChatGPT has arrived, but good luck running it on your laptop — or at all.

    Fidelity slashes the value of its Twitter stake by over half

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 3:35


    Fidelity, which was among the group of outside investors that helped Elon Musk finance his $44 billion takeover of Twitter, has slashed the value of its stake in Twitter by 56%.

    India to explore prohibition of unbacked crypto in its G20 presidency

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 4:07


    India said on Thursday that under its G20 presidency, it will prioritize the development of a framework for global regulation of unbacked crypto assets, stablecoins and decentralized finance and will possibly explore their “prohibition” in a potentially large setback for the nascent industry. The Reserve Bank of India, the Indian central bank, said that crypto […] India to explore prohibition of unbacked crypto in its G20 presidency by Manish Singh originally published on TechCrunch

    Spotify wants to help you ring in 2023 with its New Year's Hub

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 2:22


    Spotify has launched a New Year's Hub to help its users ring in 2023, the streaming service announced on Thursday. The company says the one-stop destination gives users access to classic party playlists and special takeovers from artists like Charli XCX, Rita Ora, N-Dubz and Céline Dion. “We've got plenty of music to kickstart your celebration, and it's […] Spotify wants to help you ring in 2023 with its New Year's Hub by Aisha Malik originally published on TechCrunch

    Alibaba CEO to oversee cloud arm following major server outage

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 4:20


    When Alibaba's former CEO Jack Ma passed the torch to Daniel Zhang, he established a system that regularly rotates executives to ensure the company always stays agile in the fast-changing internet space.

    Twitter suffers another outage

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 2:37


    If Twitter isn't loading fine for you, you're not alone. Tens of thousands of users are complaining that they are unable to access the Elon Musk-owned social network, seeing scores of strange error-messages instead.

    Movano's new smart ring is focused on women's health

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 3:18


    Movano's getting a week's jump on what might well prove a banner CES for the smart ring. Today the Bay Area-based firm debuted Evie, a smart ring focused on women's health set to hit the market later next year.

    This tool helps you trim your follow list on Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 2:58


    Twitter is a mess, but it's still addictive. While some folks might have headed to Mastadon, those who stick around might still want to get the best out of the bird site.

    Baidu starts offering nighttime driverless taxis in China

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 3:12


    Baidu, the Chinese internet giant that became known for its search engines, is making some big strides in autonomous driving.

    Balance is a Mac timekeeper app that requires you to manually clock in your hours

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 3:29


    There are plenty of time-tracking apps for Mac that automatically log the hours you've spent signed-in. Some even offer granular data, telling you how much time you spent on a particular app.

    This year in tech felt like a simulation

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 5:30


    This year in tech, too much happened and very little of it made sense.

    Facebook parent Meta to settle Cambridge Analytica class-action lawsuit for $725M

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 4:17


    Facebook's parent company Meta has agreed a $725 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal.

    Persistent Jack Sweeney brings back @ElonJet (but delayed) to Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 4:04


    More than a week after being banned from Twitter, Jack Sweeney, the University of Central Florida sophomore who has been a pain in the side of Elon Musk for at least the past year, has a new account on the platform.

    Twitter now displays stock and cryptocurrency prices directly in search results

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 2:55


    Amid all the chaos, Twitter rolled out a useful feature that lets you search for listed company stocks and cryptocurrency prices.

    FTX co-founder Gary Wang and Alameda's Caroline Ellison plead guilty to criminal charges

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 1:56


    The FTX/Alameda saga continues, with news late Wednesday that two key Sam Bankman-Fried associates were charged and have been charged with federal criminal offences in the U.S.

    This autonomous ornithopter lands and perches on a single claw

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 4:01


    Isn't it wonderful that there are researchers out there whose job is quite simply to make a robotic bird?

    Google Play now lets children send purchase requests to guardians

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 1:37


    Google already offers parents and guardians tools to restrict purchases their children make on Play Store using the family payment method. The company is now introducing an additional feature that will allow children to send a purchase request for the manager of the family account to approve when there is no present payment method. Children […] Google Play now lets children send purchase requests to guardians by Ivan Mehta originally published on TechCrunch

    Kredito banks $6M as the LatAm business lender eyes international expansion

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 3:14


    Kredito created products with few requirements so that customers could more easily access financial products.

    Twitter Blue for Business now allows companies to identify their employees

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 2:43


    Twitter launched “Blue for Business” last week alongside relaunching Twitter Blue. At that time, the social network had assigned a gold checkmark to businesses.

    Google introduces India's DigiLocker integration to Files app to access official documents

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 2:10


    Google has announced that it is bringing India's online document storage service DigiLocker to the Files app on Android to let users access verified government-issued documents from the app.

    YouTube to launch Courses in edtech push in India

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 2:09


    For years, teachers have used YouTube to promote their lessons and persuade learners to join their classes off the platform.

    TLDraw offers a collaborative whiteboard without any login

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 5:06


    There are a ton of tools that cater to the needs of having a collaborative whiteboard.

    Twitter pulls its Spaces group audio feature after Musk run-in with banned journalists

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 2:23


    Twitter has apparently pulled its Spaces group audio feature, at least temporarily, after Elon Musk joined a group conversation that included journalists that had been banned from the platform.

    Lucid wants a slice of China's crowded EV market

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 4:28


    Lucid Motors, the publicly traded electric carmaker, is poised to enter China as it starts hiring in the world's largest EV market.

    Airbnb is rolling out a toggle to show you price inclusive of all fees

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 2:41


    Airbnb is rolling out a new toggle to show you the price inclusive of all fees (before taxes) for your stay instead of showing you a per-night price.

    Oxyle's tech uses water movement to remove pollutants

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 5:27


    UNESCO calls water pollution one of the main challenges facing societies, with 2 million tonnes of sewage entering the world's water each day. Oxyle wants to help solve the crisis with a new wastewater treatment that removes micropollutants.

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