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Sundance Institute's Co//ab offers online education and feedback for filmmakers [TechCrunch] The Sundance Institute is looking to reach a broader community of up-and-coming filmmakers with a new website called Co//ab. The institute’s chief product officer Tara Hein-Phillips told me that a small pilot version of the site first launched early in 2018, …

Ayahuasca alters brain waves to produce waking dream-like state, study finds [Ars Technica] Scientists at Imperial College London took EEG readings of subjects under the influence.

Verizon finally reveals actual 5G coverage maps [The Verge] Verizon is addressing one of the biggest criticisms about the company’s growing 5G network: a lack of traditional coverage maps. The carrier has finally published maps where customers in 5G cities can expect to get lightning-quick data speeds from its millime…

Lucence raises $20 million Series A for its non-invasive cancer screening technology [TechCrunch] Lucence Diagnostics, a genomic medicine startup that develops non-invasive tests for cancer screening, announced today that it has raised a $20 million Series A led by IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest integrated private healthcare groups. Other part…

Apple preparing to build the ‘next generation of media apps for Windows’ [The Verge] Apple is looking for Windows developers to create new media apps for PCs. It looks like these apps will be Universal Windows Platform ones, meaning apps like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and even Podcasts could appear on Windows 10 PCs and Xbox One consoles.

The Morning Show’s producers say many of its critics are “Apple haters” [Recode] Some negative reviewers may have made up their minds before watching the show, executive producers Mimi Leder and Kerry Ehrin said onstage at Code Media in Los Angeles.

Bonkers pricing of “free” flu shots shows what’s wrong with US healthcare [Ars Technica] In broken US health system, a flu shot can cost triple what it should.

Password data for ~2.2 million users of currency and gaming sites dumped online [Ars Technica] Researcher confirms data belongs to users of Gatehub and EpicBot services.

Scooter maker Superpedestrian raises $20 million as it gears up to launch [TechCrunch] Superpedestrian, the startup working with a handful of scooter operators to deploy vehicles that can perform self-diagnostics, just raised a $20 million round from Spark Capital, General Catalyst, Hanaco Ventures and Empire Angels. This brings Superpedestrian…

Uber is at fault for fatal self-driving crash, but it’s not alone [The Verge] Federal investigators split the blame between Uber, the safety operator, the victim, and the state of Arizona in the fatal crash of one of the ride-hailing company’s self-driving vehicles in March 2018. In a hearing of the National Traffic Safety Board in Was…

In the ghost kitchen race, GV-backed Kitchen United aims to kill with kindness; here's its playbook [TechCrunch] Cloud kitchens, ghost kitchens, dark kitchens. No doubt by now you know a little about these businesses that are moving into underused or more affordable properties that can be turned into shared workspaces for the purposes of cooking up meals exclusively for…

Why Elizabeth Warren's Housing Plan Would Trash the US Economy [Crypto Coins News] Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan this week to empower renters and reduce rent, but it will only empower special interests and hurt the poor.

Is this Niantic's next game? [TechCrunch] First came Pokémon GO. Then came Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Then came… Catan? It’s starting to look like the next property to get Niantic’s “real world game” treatment will be Catan — the namesake island from the popular Settlers Of Catan board game series.…

The Morning Show’s executive producers felt like early reviews were an ‘attack on Apple’ [The Verge] The Morning Show’s executive producers Kerry Ehrin and Mimi Leder spoke at Code Media about how early reviews of the show felt like an attack on Apple. They argued people conflated reviewing the service with their show.

Astronomers Detect Water Vapor Around Jupiter's Moon Europa [Wired] Scientists caught Europa spewing enough water vapor to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool in minutes. But where is it coming from?

“Where the Wi-Fi sucks” is where a new wireless protocol does its magic [Ars Technica] ONPC won't help you browse the Internet, but it's a good way to monitor devices.

Disney+ accounts are being hacked and sold online [The Next Web] Scarcely a week after the service debuted, Disney+ accounts area already being hacked en masse. Users report their accounts being hacked within hours of creation, and now those same ...

Spotify can now sugget podcasts for you to listen [The Next Web] Spotify is best known for music, but in recent years, it's made an effort to up its podcast game. Podcasts, after all, are rapidly becoming more popular, to the extent there are now ...

Karma's new electric hinge-winged hypercar concept goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds [TechCrunch] Karma Automotive took the wraps off Tuesday of a new electric concept car called the SC2 that produces a heart-thumping 1,100 horsepower and can travel from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds. The concept is a showpiece and an integral part of the Chinese-…

Pokemon Sword and Shield Does Insanely Well Despite Backlash [Crypto Coins News] Pokemon Sword and Shield has come out and seems to be taking the world by storm, not matter what happens on Twitter.

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