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  • Foodvisor automatically tracks what you eat using deep learning
    by Romain Dillet on October 14, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Meet Foodvisor, a startup that has built a mobile app that helps you log everything you eat in order to lose weight, follow a diet or get healthier. You can add data by capturing a photo of your plate before you eat. “We’ve spent a little over two years doing research and development before we

  • Friday deadline alert: Apply to TC Top Picks @ Disrupt Berlin 2019
    by Leslie Hitchcock on October 14, 2019 at 8:00 am

    We dedicate this countdown post to all the early-stage startup founders who hunger for an opportunity to break new ground. This is the final week you can apply to be a TC Top Pick and exhibit your startup — for free — in Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin 2019 on 11-12 December. The application window

  • Porsche has a new, cheaper version of the all-electric Taycan
    by Kirsten Korosec on October 14, 2019 at 7:01 am

    Porsche introduced Monday the Taycan 4S, a third version of its all-electric vehicle. The 4S, which will offer a performance battery plus option, looks like the Taycan that Porsche unveiled in September. And indeed, inside all of the Taycans, including the 4S, are the same chassis and suspension, permanent magnet synchronous motors and other bits.

  • Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies.
    by Josh Constine on October 13, 2019 at 11:59 pm

    Permitting falsehood in political advertising would work if we had a model democracy, but we don’t. Not only are candidates dishonest, but voters aren’t educated, and the media isn’t objective. And now, hyperlinks turn lies into donations and donations into louder lies. The checks don’t balance. What we face is a self-reinforcing disinformation dystopia. That’s

  • SoftBank reportedly preps a package to take control of WeWork parent company
    by Jonathan Shieber on October 13, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    SoftBank Group, the multi-billion dollar Japanese technology conglomerate and investment firm, has put together a  bid that would save WeWork parent company We Co., just weeks before the co-working real estate company’s imminent collapse, The Wall Street Journal reports. With the collapse of the company’s planned initial public offering, We Co. is facing a cash