Facebook dating announced
2 weeks, 2 days ago by kyle | 7 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • By the end of the year, we’ll make it possible to add Facebook and Instagram Stories to your Dating profile too. - newsroom.fb.com
  • Facebook Dating won’t match you with friends, unless you choose to use Secret Crush and you both add each other to your list. - newsroom.fb.com
  • People will soon be able to connect and share with Facebook and Instagram Stories. - newsroom.fb.com
  • Secret Crush lets you match with people you already know on Facebook and/or Instagram. - newsroom.fb.com
  • If you choose to use Secret Crush, you can select up to nine of your Facebook friends or Instagram followers who you’re interested in. - newsroom.fb.com
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Woman is first to receive cornea made from ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells
2 weeks, 3 days ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 0 votes

  • A Japanese woman in her forties has become the first person in the world to have her cornea repaired using reprogrammed stem cells. - www.nature.com

YouTube to pay $170 million penalty over collecting kids' personal info
2 weeks, 4 days ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • The companies allegedly collected information of children viewing videos on YouTube by tracking users of channels that are directed at kids. - www.npr.org

Apple sends invites for Sept. 10 event
3 weeks, 3 days ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • Apple sent out invitations to the media for its annual September event, where it's expected to announce new iPhone models. - www.cnbc.com
  • Apple is also expected to give final details and pricing on its streaming TV service, Apple TV+. - www.cnbc.com

kyle - 3 weeks, 5 days ago
I wish there was a Fairphone competitor that got parts from cheaper vendors but still had great repairability. I don't really care about the ethics but I do like the ability to repair my own phone.
Fairphone 3 announced
3 weeks, 5 days ago by kyle | 7 facts | 1 comments | 2 votes

  • The Fairphone 3 will be available from September 3rd, and you can preorder it directly from Fairphone for €450 starting today. - shop.fairphone.com
  • Fairphone 2 earned a 10/10 repairability score from iFixit. - www.ifixit.com
  • Fairphone says that its latest handset is easy to repair thanks to being constructed out of seven modules. - www.theverge.com
  • This is so much more than a phone – to Fairphone, to our community, to an entire industry, and to me. - www.fairphone.com
  • I admire Anita Roddick, founder of the Body Shop, for how she transformed the way we think about the ethics and sustainability of personal care products. - www.fairphone.com
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Stock dividends are yielding more than the 30-year Treasury note for the first time in a decade
3 weeks, 5 days ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • For the first time since the financial crisis, stocks are earning more for investors than key long-term Treasury notes. - www.cnbc.com
  • "The outlook is much better for stocks than it is for long-term Treasurys right now," Bespoke co-founder Paul Hickey told CNBC in a phone interview Tuesday. - www.cnbc.com
  • While investors may be shunning risk near-term, Hickey said the stock-bond yield inversion is a bullish sign for equities. - www.cnbc.com
  • Individual stocks now yield more than 5, 10, and 30 year US Treasury notes, according to Bespoke's research. - www.cnbc.com

Huawei seeks independence from the US with RISC-V and Ascend chips
3 weeks, 6 days ago by kyle | 5 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • Huawei has launched its 7nm Ascend 910 artificial intelligence chip for data centers together with a new comprehensive AI framework MindSpore. - www.tomshardware.com
  • In a similar vein, Huawei has launched MindSpore, a development framework for AI applications in all scenarios. - www.tomshardware.com
  • Nvidia continues to reign supreme in the data center DL training market as other companies begin more focused development efforts. - www.tomshardware.com
  • “If ARM's new technologies are not available in the future, we can also use RISC-V, an architecture which is open to all companies. - www.tomshardware.com
  • However, the company also said it had not started any efforts yet to migrate to RISC-V, preferring to continue using ARM. - www.tomshardware.com

OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 7 Pro get official Lineage support
4 weeks ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

EU chief Tusk says will ‘respond in kind’ if US imposes tariffs on France over digital tax
4 weeks ago by kyle | 5 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • Earlier on Saturday, Trump criticized the French digital tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies and threatened again to retaliate by taxing French wine. - www.cnbc.com
  • Trump said he is not a “big fan” of tech companies but “those are great American companies and frankly I don’t want France going out and taxing our companies.” - www.cnbc.com
  • France passed a 3% tax in July that targets roughly 30 big tech companies including Facebook, Amazon and Google. - www.cnbc.com
  • The U.S. Trade Representative launched an investigation into France’s digital tax, saying it “unfairly targets American companies.” - www.cnbc.com
  • Amazon has also said it will pass some of the costs of the new measure down to thousands of small and medium-sized French businesses selling on its platform. - www.cnbc.com


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