How companies like Facebook, Uber, and Amazon exploit small business
Major corporations really want you to know how much they care about small businesses — as long as those small businesses don’t compete with them or cause them too much trouble. During the pandemic, big companies were sure to draw attention to the ways they were supporting the little... Read more
Loki episode 4 recap: Sylvie and the God of Mischief face the apocalypse
Loki has a heart-to-heart with Sylvie as they face the end. Marvel Studios Loki’s solo adventure reached episode 4 on Disney Plus Wednesday, following on from God of Mischief getting to know his female Variant Sylvie after the pair escaped the clutches of the Time Variance Authority. It’s the... Read more
A New Type of Supernova Unlocks Thousand-Year-Old Stellar Mysteries
Around July 4, 1054, Chinese astronomers recorded a “guest star” that shone so brightly, it was visible in broad daylight for 23 days. The remnants of that long-ago supernova now form the Crab Nebula, which has long been of great interest to astronomers. Some have hypothesized that SN 1054... Read more
Quizziz raises $31.5M to motivate students with gamified lessons
Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. Quizizz has raised $31.5 million to motivate every student it can with a combination of gamified quizzes and interactive lessons. The Santa Monica, California, and India-based company has grown into one of the... Read more
Best weighted blanket for 2021
I’m on a never-ending quest to get better sleep at night. I try to practice good sleep habits, like going to bed at the same time each night, putting my computer away at least an hour before bed and avoiding alcohol (at least on weekdays).  Sometimes all that still isn’t enough... Read more
A Space Laser Shows How Catastrophic Sea Level Rise Will Be
An actual space laser is cruising 300 miles above your head right now. Launched in 2018, NASA’s ICESat-2 satellite packs a lidar instrument, the same kind of technology that allows self-driving cars to see in three dimensions by spraying lasers around themselves as they roll down the street and... Read more
Mapped raises $6.5M to build API for the ‘digital twin of data infrastructure’
Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. Data infrastructure platform maker Mapped has raised an additional $6.5 million in seed II funding, on top of $3 million raised in February, to build out a universal API for connecting control... Read more
Best treadmill for 2021 – CNET
If you’re looking for a cost-effective alternative to a pricey monthly gym membership, you may consider buying a treadmill for home use. A treadmill in your home gym is a cost-effective alternative to an expensive gym membership that can help everyone from beginners to experienced athletes stay on track with their fitness goals.... Read more
Actually, the Antitrust Case Against Facebook Is Very Much Alive
It’s the next step where the FTC ran into trouble. After defining the market, it had to show that Facebook has market power. If you take away only one thing from this article, let it be this: In antitrust law, having market power, also referred to as monopoly power,... Read more
Alation: 63% of orgs prioritize business growth over data governance
Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. Data governance is important, but 63% of data professionals said business growth takes precedence in recent research from Alation, a company providing data intelligence solutions.  As the economy continues to strengthen and... Read more