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Health apps could be doing more harm than good, warn scientists App development likened to the wild west as researchers raise concerns over one-size-fits-all targets and absence of sound science Fitness trackers and mental health apps could be doing more harm than good because they are not based on sound science, rese
The Guardian | 16 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ubers Travis Kalanick details independent investigation regarding sexual harassment Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sent a memo to employees today following allegations of sexual harassment from former Uber engineer Susan Fowler.In the memo, obtained by TechCrunch, Kalanick said the company has tapped former US Attorney General Eric Holde
TechCrunch | 16 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Samsung takes a big hit in new US reputation poll Last year was rough on just about everyone. Samsung seemed to get it especially bad, as the Note 7 saga stretched out over several months and two separate recalls. Somewhere in there, the electronic giant’s washing machines got caught up in th
TechCrunch | 17 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mitu brings latin flavor to Snapchat The mitu online network, which courts young Latino mobile viewers, is bringing multi-cultural diversity to the Snapchat app on the Discover platform. Jefferson Graham visits mitu to find out what works and what doesn't on a Snapchat channel.&#
USA Today | 17 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti In a blog post about her year at Uber, Susan Fowler Rigetti said the companys human resources department ignored her complaints because her boss was a high performer
The Globe and Mail | 18 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Uber is not the only tech company that mishandles sexual harassment claims On Sunday, a female former Uber engineer detailed her experiences of sexual harassment at the multibillion-dollar company. The engineer, Susan Fowler, said she experienced sexual harassment and had reported it to Uber’s human resources departm
TechCrunch | 18 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In San Francisco, lease prices hold steady, but landlords offer more perks Leasing commercial space in San Francisco is as expensive as ever, but prices are mostly holding steadyfor the first time in a long time — not rising. That shift has landlords offering more perks and brokers wondering what’s next. Their
TechCrunch | 18 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
App Store tests favoring paid apps over subscriptions to rebalance its top charts Anumber of smaller,paid applicationsscoreda spot on the App Store’s Top Grossing chart over the weekend in what mayhave been either the test of a new App Store algorithm or a fairly significant bug. The issue began on Friday, and only seemed t
TechCrunch | 18 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Legislation to stop U.S. border agents from demanding passwords and logins is on the way Privacy advocates aren’t happy with proposals for enhanced digital prying at U.S. borders, and now that issue could be taken up in the Senate. In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden called for accountab
TechCrunch | 19 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NASA considers astronauts for moon mission As SpaceX reactivates a historic launch pad, NASA is weighing the next step in space exploration
CBS News | 19 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend