Sources: alongside GV, Alphabet will invest directly in Lime, as part of the $300M round the on-demand scooter startup is raising at $1.1B post-money valuation (Financial Times)

July 1, 2018

Financial Times: Sources: alongside GV, Alphabet will invest directly in Lime, as part of the $300M round the on-demand scooter startup is raising at $1.1B post-money valuation  —  Alphabet is joining a $300m funding round for electric scooter start-up Lime, adding to an increasingly complex web of deals in transport and … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Sources: alongside GV, Alphabet will invest directly in Lime, as part of the $300M round the on-demand scooter startup is raising at $1.1B post-money valuation (Financial Times)

July 1, 2018

Financial Times: Sources: alongside GV, Alphabet will invest directly in Lime, as part of the $300M round the on-demand scooter startup is raising at $1.1B post-money valuation  —  Alphabet is joining a $300m funding round for electric scooter start-up Lime, adding to an increasingly complex web of deals in transport and … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Ask Slashdot: Have You Ever ‘Ghosted’ an Employer?

“Suddenly, calls and texts went unreturned,” writes LinkedIn’s editor at large, describing a recruiter who suddenly discovered the candidate she’d wanted to hire failed to respond to 12 messages, including emails like “Please let me know that you have not been kidnapped by aliens. I’m worried about you,” and even a snail-mailed greeting card. Recruiters complain that prospective employees are now borrowing a practice from dating — and “ghosting” recruiters…

July 1, 2018
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Ask Slashdot: Have You Ever ‘Ghosted’ an Employer?

“Suddenly, calls and texts went unreturned,” writes LinkedIn’s editor at large, describing a recruiter who suddenly discovered the candidate she’d wanted to hire failed to respond to 12 messages, including emails like “Please let me know that you have not been kidnapped by aliens. I’m worried about you,” and even a snail-mailed greeting card. Recruiters complain that prospective employees are now borrowing a practice from dating — and “ghosting” recruiters…

July 1, 2018
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Cedar, a service that uses data analysis to help health organizations personalize the billing experience for patients, raises $36M Series B led by Kinnevik (AlleyWatch)

July 1, 2018

AlleyWatch: Cedar, a service that uses data analysis to help health organizations personalize the billing experience for patients, raises $36M Series B led by Kinnevik  —  Understanding bills should be simple and straightforward but unfortunately, that is not always the case, especially when dealing with medical bills. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Cedar, a service that uses data analysis to help health organizations personalize the billing experience for patients, raises $36M Series B led by Kinnevik (AlleyWatch)

July 1, 2018

AlleyWatch: Cedar, a service that uses data analysis to help health organizations personalize the billing experience for patients, raises $36M Series B led by Kinnevik  —  Understanding bills should be simple and straightforward but unfortunately, that is not always the case, especially when dealing with medical bills. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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UK Police Plan To Deploy ‘Staggeringly Inaccurate’ Facial Recognition in London

An anonymous reader quotes the Independent: Millions of people face the prospect of being scanned by police facial recognition technology that has sparked human rights concerns. The controversial software, which officers use to identify suspects, has been found to be “staggeringly inaccurate”, while campaigners have branded its use a violation of privacy. But Britain’s largest police force is set to expand a trial across six locations in London over the…

July 1, 2018
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DARPA to invest $100M over the next four years to create the equivalent of a silicon compiler aimed at significantly lowering the barriers to design chips (Rick Merritt/EE Times)

July 1, 2018

Rick Merritt / EE Times: DARPA to invest $100M over the next four years to create the equivalent of a silicon compiler aimed at significantly lowering the barriers to design chips  —  Two programs aim to craft ‘silicon compiler’  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. — The U.S. will pour $100 million into two research programs … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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DARPA to invest $100M over the next four years to create the equivalent of a silicon compiler aimed at significantly lowering the barriers to design chips (Rick Merritt/EE Times)

July 1, 2018

Rick Merritt / EE Times: DARPA to invest $100M over the next four years to create the equivalent of a silicon compiler aimed at significantly lowering the barriers to design chips  —  Two programs aim to craft ‘silicon compiler’  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. — The U.S. will pour $100 million into two research programs … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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