As tech giants face Congressional investigation, states must step up regulatory oversight too

As tech giants face Congressional investigation, states must step up regulatory oversight too

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Tiffany Olson Kleemann Contributor Tiffany Olson Kleemann is the chief executive officer of Distil Networks. She formerly served in executive roles at Symantec and FireEye and was deputy chief of staff for cybersecurity operations under President George W. Bush. More posts by…

US mobile bank MoneyLion raises $100 million at ‘near unicorn’ valuation

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There’s a new fintech startup in the U.S. that is inching closer to the unicorn status. New York City-headquartered MoneyLion, which provides customers both financial advice and access to loans and other services, said today it has raised $100 million in a…

The ‘Costco of cannabis’ raises $2.8 million for a membership weed delivery service

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Weed may be legal in California, but the black market is still the top spot for buyers looking for bud on a budget. Flower Co. graduated from Y Combinator’s latest class on the promise that they could cut customers better deals by…

You can now get your own artistic portrait in the style of a master thanks to AI

You can now get your own artistic portrait in the style of a master thanks to AI

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A new project called AI Portraits from MIT’s IBM Watson AI Lab can capture your essence in the artistic style of some of the world’s great masters, using AI powered by a generative adversarial network (GAN) to actually rebuild your mug from…

Pinterest launches wellness activities to help users cope with stress, anxiety

Pinterest launches wellness activities to help users cope with stress, anxiety

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Pinterest has introduced emotional wellness activities tailored for the millions of users searching the visual pinboard for emotional health and related topics. Created in partnership with Brainstorm, the Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation, Vibrant Emotional Health and the National Suicide Prevention…

Cyber threats from the U.S. and Russia are now focusing on civilian infrastructure

Cyber threats from the U.S. and Russia are now focusing on civilian infrastructure

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Joe Cheravitch Contributor Joe Cheravitch is a defense analyst with the Rand Corporation. Cyber-confrontation between the U.S. and Russia is increasingly turning to critical civilian infrastructure, particularly power grids, judging from recent press reports. The typically furtive conflict went public last month,…

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