Addressing when the function will launch globally, a Samsung spokesperson said: "We are working closely with many regulators in countries in which we provide health offerings. We look forward to expanding the service to more markets as soon as possible. We will share updates in the future." … [Read more...] about Samsung rolls out blood pressure measuring app in South Korea
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What ends up happening is that there are all these blind spots. And so he can say this to me. And I’m like, “Well, if you really understood civil rights and the histories of civil rights in this country, you would know that that’s dog whistling. You would know that Donald Trump, who has done this throughout his time, is dog whistling to white nationalists.” I mean, just in that month span, white nationalists are showing up to capitals with guns, demanding Black and brown people go back to work, basically. And so he’s channeling this to them. And that was incredibly dangerous. And they left that post up. … [Read more...] about How far will Facebook go to address their civil rights audit?
Some of the most significant changes pertain to science and technology. The citizens of New London are genetically tailored to their castes (nature), whereas in Huxley's novel, they are carefully conditioned (nurture). Everyone still takes soma to cope, but they are also all inter-connected—via optical implants—to a central AI known as INDRA that regulates the society. "Huxley envisions bioengineering, IVF, contraception, all these things that were decades away," said Wiener. "But he couldn't possibly predict how computers and social media would evolve as part of our lives. Unlike a lot of speculative fiction, what Huxley was worried about has only become more true since he wrote the book. I think if you had told him about social media, he would've been, like, 'Wow! Yeah, perfect.'" … [Read more...] about Sleek, sexy
Grab in August raised another US$1 billion in its latest round of funding, pushing its overall amount raised to US$2 billion. Its investors included Toyota Motor, which previously forked out US$1 billion to facilitate further development in connected cars and mobility. The Japanese automotive manufacturer was given a seat on Grab's board as well as an executive officer role in the company. … [Read more...] about Singapore fines Grab-Uber $9.5M over ‘anti-competitive’ merger
It's not exactly Shakespeare, but the family-friendly, magic-infused plotting hums along with the requisite number of twists and red herrings. The quest takes you through the usual settings (desert, ice, water, forest), each filled to the brim with highly animated and talkative characters—though their motivations tend to be as paper-thin as their appearances. What seems like a straightforward task in each area inevitably expands into a telescoping series of required subquests; each presents a barrier to the final streamer-busting goal, and each is more ridiculous than the last. … [Read more...] about folds the usual RPG tropes into knots