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Period-tracking app Flo is leveraging AI to help millions of women

As an app that over 50 percent of the world’s population could make use of on a monthly basis, it’s no wonder that Flo has met with enormous success since its launch in 2015. Now, it's raised $5 million. The post Period-tracking app Flo is levera.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsAug 13th, 2017

California continues to lead the US in renewable energy

In 2006, California adopted aggressive legislation aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and boosting renewable energy production throughout the state. And since then, the state has been tracking its progress through its annual Californ.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Article: Google Maps Partnership Boosts European Ride-Hailing Service BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is getting some help when it comes to staying top of mind among long-distance travelers in Europe, with users now able to book rides through Google Maps......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Audi will use solar panels to help power its future EVs

When you think of electric vehicles, you probably imagine Tesla's Supercharger, or gas station-like centers where you go to top off the voltage. There's another idea, though, that makes a lot of sense: sun energy. AltaDevices, a su.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Crests debuts a tech-forward suitcase made out of carbon fiber

The Crests luxury carry-on is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter and claims to "stylishly integrates lightweight and superior strength along with today's electronics and app features." The post Crests debuts a tech-forward suitcase made out o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

New subscription-based SkyHi flight app offers outrageously low airfares

A new startup called SkyHi wants to apply the Netflix subscription formula to air travel -- courtesy of what it claims is the world’s first subscription platform for unlimited flights. The post New subscription-based SkyHi flight app offers outrage.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Researcher identifies a new way to treat HIV

Medical treatment that targets human proteins rather than ever-mutating viruses may one day help HIV-positive people whose bodies have built a resistance to 'cocktails' currently used to keep them healthy. Now researchers have pinpointed a protein va.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Could nicotine reduction help curb addiction?

A new study examining the effects of nicotine reduction among more vulnerable smokers supports the FDA's recent recommendation for lowering nicotine to non-addictive levels......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Three things that every startup should consider before the fundraising tide goes out

 Now is the time for startups to engage in strategic planning so that future liquidity needs will be met. This article discusses market trends and how debt financing and other protective measures can engineer optionality that can help a startup.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

Microsoft"s "Insiders" can test Windows 10 S on any PC

Microsoft's Windows Insiders program lets interested users test future versions of the operating system before they're released to the public. While owners of Windows 10 S, Microsoft's app-based light operating system, were ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

A startup aims to stop gentrification, with help from the tech industry

At Ars Technica Live, entrepreneur and civic organizer Catherine Bracy explains how. At Ars Technica Live, Catherine Bracy talked about her nonprofit startup TechEquity, and how the tech industry can mitigate the housing crisis. (video.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Apple working on self-driving employee shuttle

Back in 2015, the internet was awash with reports that Apple was trying to build their own electric car, dubbed "Project Titan". They even enlisted the help of BMW to use the i3 as a base model to build the car. Unfortunately, Apple reportedly had to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Ojo wants to be the electric scooter for commuters, but it’s not there yet

Commuting in a busy city like San Francisco can be annoying — between all the cars, bikes, Boosted Boards and other electric gizmos zipping and weaving through lanes. The Ojo Electric scooter, while it might help with your personal traffic woes.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 14 min. ago

Google search uses a medical quiz to help diagnose depression

Only half of Americans who face depression get help for it, and Google is determined to increase that percentage. As of today, it's offering a medically validated, anonymous screening questionnaire for clinical depression if you search.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

Automatic Number Plate Recognition System Market by Type, Component, Application And Geography - Global Forecast to 2023

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system market expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.74% during the forecast period" The ANPR system market is expected to be valued at USD 3.57 billion by 2023, growing.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Become a shutdown defender with our ‘Madden NFL 18’ defense tips

Offense may be flashier and more fun, but defense wins Super Bowls. From choosing plays, to sacking the QB and creating turnovers, our 'Madden NFL 18' defense tips will help you on your way. The post Become a shutdown defender with our ‘Madden.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

Wading Through AccuWeather"s Response

On Tuesday, ZDNet reported that popular weather app AccuWeather was sending location-identifying information to a monetization firm, even when a person had disabled location data from the app. In a response, AccuWeather said today "if a user opts out.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

This Disney AR app could be a stealth play for smart coloring books

 In our perambulations through the halls of museums, who hasn’t wanted to give paintings we pass by a little touch-up in a spontaneous act of yellowism? Disney has created an augmented reality app to allow just this, but given the company&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

IBM to investigate role of microbiome in autoimmune disorders

A project launched by tech firm IBM plans to analyse millions of bacterial genes, in an effort to understand what causes type 1 diabetes and Crohn's disease.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

New microbe has potential to help rebalance Earth"s nitrogen cycle

Microbiologists have now provided unparalleled insight into the Earth's nitrogen cycle, identifying and characterizing the ammonia-oxidizing microbe, Nitrospira inopinata......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 30 min. ago

The Crests suitcase is a tech-forward piece of luggage made of carbon fiber

The Crests luxury carry-on is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter and claims to "stylishly integrates lightweight and superior strength along with today's electronics and app features." The post The Crests suitcase is a tech-forward piece of l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 30 min. ago