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Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

14 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth stages.
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Withings Announces New 'Pulse HR' Fitness Tracker With 20-Day Battery Life

Withings Announces New 'Pulse HR' Fitness Tracker With 20-Day Battery Life

17 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   7 articles

Withings today announced the Pulse HR, the first all-new addition to its health and fitness tracker range since the French company relaunched two months ago. Reviving the...
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Withings Pulse HR Fitness Tracker Will Feature 20 Day Battery Life

Withings Pulse HR Fitness Tracker Will Feature 20 Day Battery Life

17 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   7 articles

A lot of smartwatches don't have particularly good battery life, thanks to its large-ish displays which we expect probably contributes to its battery drain. If you want a...
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Withings Pulse HR is a traditional $129 fitness tracker w/ 20-day battery life

Withings Pulse HR is a traditional $129 fitness tracker w/ 20-day battery life

20 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   7 articles

After Nokia sold its Health division , Withings relaunched in September with the hybrid Steel HR Sport smartwatch. The French company is now back with the Withings Pulse HR...
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Oxford researchers' AI framework may predict Parkinson's by identifying REM sleep disorder

Oxford researchers' AI framework may predict Parkinson's by identifying REM sleep disorder

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

In a new paper, researchers at the University of Oxford propose an AI system that may diagnose Parkinson's from REM sleep disorder.
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DeepMind team working on AI medical assistant joins newly-formed Google Health

DeepMind team working on AI medical assistant joins newly-formed Google Health

1 day ago   |   9to5Google

Last week, Google announced that it was planning a health initiative , beginning with the appointment of a new leader to organize the company's desperate efforts...
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Eye Implant Uses Magnets To Better Manage Glaucoma

Eye Implant Uses Magnets To Better Manage Glaucoma

2 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

Image credit - Hyowon Lee/Purdue University Glaucoma is not a new disease and there have been various ways developed over the years to treat the problem. Eye implants is one of...
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Breast cancer and morning people: What's the link?

Breast cancer and morning people: What's the link?

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / If you consider 10:50 a reasonable time to wake up, it may or may not say something about your breast-cancer risk. A paper presented at the National Cancer Research...
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Attenborough's calming narration comes to Netflix in 2019 doc Our Planet

Attenborough's calming narration comes to Netflix in 2019 doc Our Planet

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Coming in 2019 to a Netflix near you. Two of the main people behind the BBC's modern wave of nature documentary series, including their iconic narrator, have signed...
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Wilson Fisk is back and better than ever in season 3 of Daredevil

Wilson Fisk is back and better than ever in season 3 of Daredevil

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Matt Murdock finds himself struggling with his darker nature amid a crisis of faith, as well as a renewed threat from Wilson Fisk. Things have been a bit rocky in...
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Twitter for iOS gains updated search tab with new section-based interface

Twitter for iOS gains updated search tab with new section-based interface

Twitter announced today that it is rolling out an update to the search tab in the Twitter app for iOS that adds sections. The company says that with these new sections, it's... Read more ...

How to force quit apps on iPad Pro

How to force quit apps on iPad Pro

In iOS 12 Apple slightly changed the method in which you access multitasking and close apps. Especially with the 2018 iPad Pros and beyond, Apple has fully adopted a gesture... Read more ...

Facebook Messenger rolling out new ‘Unsend' feature, here's how to use it

Facebook Messenger rolling out new ‘Unsend' feature, here's how to use it

After teasing the feature last week , Facebook today has officially started rolling out an “Unsend” functionality to Messenger on iOS. The feature is only rolling out in select... Read more ...

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F will be widely compatible with US carriers

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F will be widely compatible with US carriers

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Although Samsung's primary devices next year will be the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy Note 10, the South Korean giant is also set to offer the foldable... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 033: Android dark themes, Night Sight on Pixel, 2nd gen. Glass EE

Alphabet Scoop 033: Android dark themes, Night Sight on Pixel, 2nd gen. Glass EE

This week we talk about Android dark themes are becoming more popular, Night Sight is rolling out for everyone, and a new Google Glass has passed through the FCC. Alphabet... Read more ...

Apple wins Stop Slavery award, lays out plan to employ human trafficking...

Apple wins Stop Slavery award, lays out plan to employ human trafficking victims at retail stores

Apple has today announced a new program to help human trafficking victims get behind-the-scenes jobs at its retail locations. The program comes as Angela Ahrendts accepted the... Read more ...

Some Pixel 3 owners are spontaneously losing their text messages, but it...

Some Pixel 3 owners are spontaneously losing their text messages, but it might be an easy fix

For many, myself included, text messages act as an archive of conversations, dating back years, transferred from phone to phone. For some users, the Pixel 3 seems to be... Read more ...

Use your iPad Pro for work? Share your workflows

Use your iPad Pro for work? Share your workflows

Earlier today, I published my own experience with the new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. While I'm still finding a niche for it as a creative tool alongside my Mac, many... Read more ...

Command & Conquer and Red Alert are getting remasters

Command & Conquer and Red Alert are getting remasters

Electronic Arts announced today that it is remastering the original Command & Conquer and Command & Conquer: Red Alert, along with their expansion packs. Read more ...

Promotion to earn free Apple Watch with UnitedHealthcare rolling out to all...

Promotion to earn free Apple Watch with UnitedHealthcare rolling out to all customers

This past spring, UnitedHealthcare announced that it would start offering some of its insurance customers the opportunity to earn a free Apple Watch with a limited program... Read more ...