WhatsApp may be about to introduce peer-to-peer payments in India, which is its largest market with over 200 million users. A report from The Ken, an India-based subscription media company that we recently profiled, claims that WhatsApp plans to use UPI, a cross-bank payment system backed by the government, to begin enable payments between users […]
Data Collective (DCVC) is bringing Dr. John Cumbers, the founder of synthetic biology platform SynBioBeta and setting him up with his own biotech fund for pre-seed and seed stage startups, aptly called the DCVC SynBioBeta Fund. DCVC co-managing partner Matt Ocko, who spoke to TechCrunch about the new development didn’t have an exact number set […]
Salesforce has spent about $3 million in the last year to adjust compensation and bonuses for eleven percent of its employees, bringing the total spent on closing the wage gap to about $6 million since 2015. The adjustments went into effect at the beginning of the month. Salesforce employs more than 25,000 people worldwide. Of the eleven […]
Because if scientists can prevent virus transmission in utero, they can prevent Zika’s devastating birth defects. The post The Scientists Trying to Keep Zika Out of Your Placenta appeared first on WIRED.
The creator of the web just received the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for computing. But his work is far from over. The post Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the Web, Plots a Radical Overhaul of His Creation appeared first on WIRED.
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This powerful Netflix drama uses constant flashbacks to show the impact of Hannah’s (Katherine Langford) death. Here’s some of the standout moments. View Entire Post ›