Bumble has come up with a new way for its dating app and related businesses to generate revenue. The company this week launched filters – a way to sift through potential matches by a set of specific criteria. For example, Bumble Date users can now filter matches by astrological sign or relationship type, among other things, while those on Bumble BFF or Bumble Bizz, could filter matches by interests or industry, respectively. The new feature is [...]
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The child, a U.S. citizen, has been on life support at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland for the past month [...]
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Under the guidance of Shalin Mantri, a former product lead at Uber for its advanced technologies group, Skip is gearing up to make its scooters smarter and improve its businesses unit economics. “When I think about opportunities to figure out our unit economics,” Mantri, who joined Skip from Uber in November, told TechCrunch. “It's no secret now — it was probably a dirty secret of the industry, you know, a few months ago — that it's [...]
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When you have as much data under management as Box does, you have the key ingredient for artificial intelligence and machine learning, which feeds on copious amounts of data. Box is giving developers access to this data, while letting them choose the AI and machine learning algorithms they want to use. Today, the company announced the general availability of the Box Skills SDK, originally announced at BoxWorks a year ago. Jeetu Patel, Box's chief product [...]
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President Stuart Fraser says a yes vote will restore club ‘to a busy social space'In years gone by, the leather armchairs at the Tattersall's club in Brisbane were seats of power. Decisions and deals had long been made there by men, away from prying eyes, behind the closed marble and glass doors.On Wednesday, the club will announce the results of a ballot on whether to allow women to join. Twice in the past 12 years [...]
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Michael Flynn accused of 'selling his country out' after admitting to deceiving FBI
Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's former national security adviser, was accused of selling out his country by a judge on Tuesday during his sentencing hearing for lying to the FBI. Mr Flynn, who misled agents about contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Mr Trump's inauguration in January 2017, was fiercely criticsed by US District Judge Emmet Sullivan. Judge Sullivan said that he felt “disdain” and “disgust” over Mr Flynn's crime, noting [...]
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British Airways to resume Pakistan flights after a decade
British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next year after a 10-year absence following an Islamist militant truck bomb that killed more than 50 people at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. As Pascale Davies reports, BA will be the first Western carrier to restart flying to Pakistan. [...]
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New York's attorney general says Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve, with its assets going to approved charities [...]
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Donald Trump moves to ban bump stocks used in America's worst mass shooting
Donald Trump has officially moved to to ban bump stocks, the controversial devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms. Bump stocks were used by gunman Stephen Paddock who killed 58 people at a music festival in Las Vegas in October last year, the worst mass shooting in modern US history. A senior Justice Department official said bump stocks will be banned from late March next year. Following the Las Vegas [...]
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