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Tinder Wants to Match You With People Who Go to the Same Places

  • Tinder says it might soon have a fix for that specific issue: The dating app is testing a new feature aimed at connecting people who like to hang out in the same bars, restaurants, and other public places.
  • Users will have to decide to turn it on, and it won't display locations like doctor's offices, banks, and other non-social businesses you'd rather not broadcast to potential dates.
  • Apps like Happn have for years connected people who visit the same locations.
  • Tinder too has long been a location-based app: You can already customize how far away you want potential matches to be, tightening your circle up to a one mile radius.
  • Chris Cox, Facebook’s chief product officer, also stressed that Facebook's new dating feature is designed to facilitate meaningful connections, when it was announced earlier this month.

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FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren't safe for children

  • Parents might use these products to temporarily relieve a child's teething pain, but the agency said they pose a "serious risk" to infants and children and often are not effective, since they can wash out of the mouth quickly.
  • The FDA will also require that prescription local anesthetics for teething children update their product box warnings to let parents know that they too may lead to methemoglobinemia.
  • Church & Dwight Co., which sells and markets Orajel products for teething, said in a statement that the safety of its customers and their children is its highest priority, and it is immediately discontinuing the distribution and sale of Orajel teething products containing benzocaine.
  • At the time, it estimated that there have been more than 400 cases of benzocaine-associated methemoglobinemia reported to the FDA or published in medical literature since 1971.
  • In September 2016, the agency warned parents not to use homeopathic teething tablets and gels.

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‘We’re Deep at Work’ on Bitcoin: German Exchange Deutsche Boerse

  • German stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse is “deep at work” on evaluating whether to offer bitcoin futures and other cryptocurrency-related products, one of the firm’s top executives said on Wednesday.
  • Speaking at an industry even in London sponsored by the Association for Financial Markets, Deutsche Boerse head of clients Jeffrey Tessler said that the firm is holding serious discussions about listing bitcoin products, though it still has reservations about the nascent asset class.
  • CME has also said that it is gauging client interest in an ethereum futures product, and its recent launch of an ether price index has laid the groundwork for that development.
  • But while CME and fellow Chicago exchange CBOE have seen as much as $670 million in combined bitcoin futures volume during a single trading session, no major European exchange has listed derivatives products for bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency.

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Casper, the internet's favorite mattress, is celebrating Memorial Day early with a big sale

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  • The brand has become synonymous with successful online startups, and has expanded from its first mattress sale in 2014 to begin selling sheets, pillows, and even dog beds.
  • In other words, Casper is a grown-up cult-favorite, and the company owes a lot of that success to a really great mattress, convenience of no-hassle home delivery, and pretty awesome prices.
  • On a regular day, you can get the company's best-seller, The Casper, from $595 for a twin size, and the streamlined Essential mattress from as low as $350.
  • So, for example, if you add a queen size Casper Mattress ($995) and two Standard Pillows ($55 each) to your cart, you'll save $110.50 on your purchase.
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Bioprinting is the next medical revolution - C2 Montreal | NextBigFuture.com

  • Then there was an activity where people in groups looked at a sample of bioprinted tissue and people worked on exercises of what people thought was possible or preposterous in the future.
  • Both the forecast and the implication are already in an advanced state in South Korea.
  • South Korea has the highest per capita rate of cosmetic surgery in the world, by one key industry estimate.
  • Cellink focuses on the development and commercialization of bioprinting technologies that allow researchers to 3D print human organs and tissues for the development of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products, and in the future, for clinical applications.
  • Built to meet the needs of today’s bio-scientists, BIO X’s responsive Neocortex M1 internal computer coupled with HeartOS, the most powerful bioprinting operating system out there, allows the user to orchestrate the intricate process of building human tissues.

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Facebook launches new tools for Group admins, including free customer service

  • Today, the company is rolling out a series of new features aimed at those who create and manage these groups, including customer support with answers and help provided by a real person, not a machine or automated responses.
  • This will help Facebook roll out new features for admins that they’ll find useful, but it also ties into another new product being announced today: an online educational center for admins.
  • Additionally, Facebook is rolling out two new admins tools today, created in response to user feedback.
  • The other new feature, “pre-approved members,” will allow admins and moderators to select members whose content will automatically be approved whenever they post.
  • All the new Groups features are rolling out starting today to about 20 percent of supported users, and will continue to roll out to the rest of the world in the weeks ahead.

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Startup CliX: Serverless Pusher Contest Entry written in JavaScript

  • Amazon DynamoDB to store game-data (products, player count) to make it accessible for the state-machine controlled Lambda functions.
  • When a Lambda function is called (via API-Gateway or Step Functions) it can simply do its thing, send a HTTP-request to Pusher and get suspended again, while Pusher keeps track of open connections.
  • The Pusher API also allows to get the state of all the channels via HTTP, so you can start a Lambda, check who is online and send data depending on channel state if you like.
  • Player sends a finished product via HTTP (API-Gateway -> Lambda) and the back-end would store it into DynamoDB, the gameId being the primary key.
  • When the state-machine decides a round is finished, for example after a Wait-state of 10 seconds, it starts a Lambda function that looks into DynamoDB, calculates the results and publishes them to the clients.

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Apple shines despite Q1 smartphone dip

  • Smartphone shipments in the US dropped to nearly 39 million units, an 11% year-over-year (YoY) decrease in Q1 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.
  • Q1 marks a turn in the US market, as it represents the first quarter in the last three years in which sales slipped below 40 million units.
  • The decline in shipments is likely a symptom of a saturating US smartphone market.
  • Apple's success in the US smartphone market will likely continue, and extend internationally, as the company looks to cater to the lower end of the market.Apple is reportedly planning to release lower-priced iPhones in the second half of 2018.
  • While this is a pivot from Apple's strategy, it makes sense as the company looks for global adoption.
  • Embracing an expansive product line with models at more affordable price points could be a more promising strategy for the global market.

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Nordstrom's huge 'Half Yearly Sale' is going on right now — here are the best things you can get for 40% off

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  • Whether you're looking for summer wardrobe essentials, a Father's Day gift, or designer brands, you'll be able to save big by shopping the sale right now.
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Okta Eliminates Passwords, Backed by New Okta ThreatInsight

  • (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced that organizations can replace passwords with stronger authentication for employees, partners and customers with the launch of Okta’s new contextual access management features.
  • By combining signals such as device, location and network context, with threat intelligence from across Okta’s ecosystem through new ThreatInsight functionality, organizations will be able to use Okta’s contextual access management to eliminate the login password as a primary factor of authentication.
  • Okta’s contextual access management allows companies to eliminate the passwordOver the past several years, Okta has made significant investments in device-based access controls, extended its Adaptive MFA solution to cover cloud and on-premises technologies, and increased intelligence via insights into identity-driven threats.
  • In addition, because Okta Adaptive MFA is able to use these signals to build a stronger risk profile around a user, an organization can eliminate the password as the primary authentication factor.

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