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The creator of Snoo, the $1200 high tech bassinet just came out with a baby swaddle

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

“Five second” baby swaddle Sleepea (pronounced “sleepy”) is a sleep sack for your little one promising to be more efficient and effective than the other swaddles on the market. This is the second product to debut from Happiest Baby founder Dr. Harvey Karp, the creator of the Snoo, a $1200 robot bassinet that rocks and vibrates your baby to sleep. The swaddle is more of… Read More

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Lyft expands tax-saving commuter benefits to all Lyft Line cities

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

Lyft is hoping to make its Lyft Line commuter route service even more appealing by expanding commuter benefits, which allows riders to use pre-tax dollars via a benefits card from a number of providers to pay for their ride. This can result in savings of up to 35 percent vs. paying for the service the usual way. Lyft Line currently operates in 18 cities across the U.S., and Lyft says that in… Read More

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SpaceX will try a triple booster landing with Falcon Heavy launch

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

SpaceX’s historic first Falcon Heavy flight will be immediately followed by a historic first landing attempt, too: The commercial space company headed by Elon Musk confirmed over the weekend that the test launch will also include an attempt to recover the three booster cores used by the rocket to propel it to orbit (via Space.com). The two cores on either side of the rocket will return… Read More

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Businesses with Apple and Cisco products may now pay less for cybersecurity insurance

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

Apple and Cisco announced this morning a new deal with insurer Allianz that will allow businesses with their technology products to receive better terms on their cyber insurance coverage, including lower deductibles – or even no deductibles, in some cases. Allianz said it made the decision to offer these better terms after evaluating the technical foundation of Apple and… Read More

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Intel wants smart glasses to be a thing

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

Over the years, we’ve seen folks try and fail at the smart glasses game. Google Glasses never had a chance, and even the Snap Spectacles heyday has come to an end. But that’s not stopping Intel from getting in on the fun. The glasses are called Vaunt, first seen by the Verge, and they are nearly indistinguishable from regular glasses. Instead of some cumbersome headset with a… Read More

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Lightmatter aims to reinvent AI-specific chips with photonic computing and $11M in funding

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

It takes an immense amount of processing power to create and operate the “AI” features we all use so often, from playlist generation to voice recognition. Lightmatter is a startup that is looking to change the way all that computation is done — and not in a small way. The company makes photonic chips that essentially perform calculations at the speed of light, leaving… Read More

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Paige.AI nabs $25M, inks IP deal with Sloan Kettering to bring machine learning to cancer pathology

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

Artificial intelligence has become one of the key weapons in the fight against cancer and the many forms and mutations that it takes, and today a startup is coming out of stealth and announcing funding and a significant data deal as it seeks to build an AI system specifically to help understand one aspect of the treatment cycle: cancer pathology. New York-based Paige.AI — an acronym… Read More

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Amazon settles tax optimization dispute with French authorities

February 5, 2018 Alex 0

Amazon has signed an undisclosed deal with the French tax authorities, Amazon told the AFP. From 2006 to 2010, Amazon operated in France using its subsidiary in Luxembourg. This way, the company could pay less taxes. But French authorities think French sales should be taxed in France. That’s why they were asking for $252 million in unpaid taxes (€203 million). Both Amazon and the… Read More