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Ona could help you get better at dating with an online dating coach, therapist or matchmaker

Here’s the thing about online dating: Not all of us are good at it. But if you, like me, suspect that you could benefit from a helping hand, a startup called Ona is offering professional support. After all, I’m guessing that many of you ...

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Hinge is testing a personal assistant service called Audrey to help you get more dates

Dating app Hinge recently pivoted from swiping to “stories,” in order to help people find real relationships. That focus on authenticity, however, seems to stand in contrast to a project the company has been testing: Audrey, a personal assistant who will ...

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Facebook now flags and down-ranks fake news with help from outside fact checkers

Snopes, FactCheck.org, Politifact, ABC News, and AP will help Facebook make good on four of the six promises Mark Zuckerberg made about fighting fake news without it becoming “the arbiter of truth.” It will make fake news posts less visible, append ...

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Next-gen Ford driver assist includes auto backup braking, evasive steering help

Ford is detailing new features coming to its driver assist system, with a timeframe for arrival in new vehicles within the next two years. The new additions include the ability to detect people and objects on course to pass behind ...

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Snapsheet raises $20 million for app to help drivers file claims after a crash

A Chicago-based startup called Snapsheet has raised a Series C round of $ 20 million to make life easier for people who have been through a car crash. The company’s cloud-based software is used by auto insurance providers to guide ...

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Espresa wants to help companies pamper their employees

The range of benefits that Silicon Valley companies offer employees may vary from dental, vision and 401(k) all the way to yoga massages, car washes and beauty services. With tech giants like Facebook and Google making a big deal about the benefits they ...

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Running at 150,000 RPM, this tiny motor could help satellites keep on course

Free space is clearly at a premium for tiny satellite designs like ASU’s Femtosat. The future is small in space: picture Cubesats the size of toasters and Femtosats an inch across crowding the skies. A newly invented motor that’s both ...

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Hungry Host uses Alexa to help you figure out what to cook tonight

Hungry Host You have a bunch of ingredients in your fridge, and you don’t know what you want to cook. You just bought an Amazon Echo, dying to figure out some new things to do with it. Well, you can ...

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Apple tells NY judge FBI has ‘utterly failed’ to prove it needs help unlocking iPhones

Apple has strong words for the Justice Department in a document filed in a federal court case in New York where it has been asked to bypass an iPhone’s security. The simple fact that the feds  unlocked a phone without ...

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Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

Liv Friis-Larsen/Getty Images Compared to no coffee consumption, researchers estimated one cup a day was tied to a 22% lower risk of liver disease. Drinking more coffee might help reduce the kind of liver damage that’s associated with overindulging in ...

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