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Touchscreen Google Home device evidence spied in official app code

  •  There’s now more evidence Google is testing a touchscreen Home device. AndroidPolice points to sections of code of the latest Google app that refers to a device that sports a new on-screen interface. The APK teardown of 7.14.15 beta version revealed a long list of on-screen menus and functions that are utilized by a device with the code-name of Quartz. These abilities include YouTube… Read More

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WeWork just bought a coding bootcamp, and it actually makes a lot of sense

  • WeWork, the mega-unicorn startup that operates trendy office spaces across the world, announced today that it had acquired the New York-based coding bootcamp, Flatiron School. Excited to welcome the team of educators, engineers and innovators at @FlatironSchool to the WeWork family: — WeWork (@WeWork) October 23, 2017 The Flatiron School offers immersive software development education, allowing students to learn to code in just a few months. At $15,000, tuition is a fraction of what you could expect a four-year computer science degree to cost. This is the latest, and arguably the most high-profile acquisition in WeWork’s seven year…

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Lyft hires Katie Dill as VP of Design

  •  Lyft has hired Katie Dill as its new Vice President of Design, overseeing design in a broad sense across the company, covering user experience, product and more. Dill joins from Airbnb, where she was Director of Experience and helped usher in the peer-to-peer rental business’s new brand identity. Prior to her time at Airbnb, Dill was a Creative Director at renowned firm frog design in… Read More

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Can Robots Help Get More Girls Into Science and Tech?