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Happy Halloween! Theranos showed up in a Pfizer costume

Happy Halloween! Theranos showed up in a Pfizer costume

Today we learned more about Theranos’ kink for corporate cosplay. The company liked to dress up its own reports in pharmaceutical companies’ logos, to use the present tense when the future tense would be more appropriate, and to reiterate its favorite buzzwords in PowerPoint slide after PowerPoint slide. Elizabeth Holmes’ lawyers, in defending her against …

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A decade of The Verge

A decade of The Verge

16 – The unexpected health impacts of wearable tech When Tim Cook announced the first Apple Watch in 2014, he described it as a “comprehensive health and fitness device” — and we weren’t quite sure whether his claims would hold up. Now, almost a decade later, smartwatches have changed medicine in ways that aren’t entirely …

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Netflix employees at the heart of the Dave Chappelle controversy file charges against the company

Netflix employees at the heart of the Dave Chappelle controversy file charges against the company

Two Netflix employees at the heart of the Dave Chappelle controversy have filed labor charges against the company, alleging the streaming giant retaliated against them for engaging in protected activity. B. Pagels-Minor, a Black trans program manager, was fired while organizing a walkout related to Netflix’s support of Chappelle’s comedy special The Closer, which has …

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Apple seems to have forgotten it built a notch in the MacBook Pro

Apple seems to have forgotten it built a notch in the MacBook Pro

Apple’s new MacBook Pro notch is misbehaving. Early adopters have discovered inconsistencies in how Apple handles the notch across macOS and in individual apps, resulting in unexpected behavior where status bar items can get hidden under the notch. These inconsistencies make it feel like Apple has forgotten, in areas of macOS, that it has built …

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Facebook says it’s refocusing company on ‘serving young adults’

Facebook says it’s refocusing company on ‘serving young adults’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s redirected teams within his company to “make serving young adults their north star.” The comment, made on a call with investors this afternoon, speaks to Facebooks’ concerns about declining usage among teens and young adults. “So much of our services have gotten dialed to be the best for the …

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