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Google asks people with Down Syndrome to record their voices

Google is collecting voices of people with Down syndrome to develop more accurate voice recognition technology for those with the disorder. The initiative, called “Project Understood,” is a collaboration between the tech giant and the Canadian Down Syndrome Society. “My daughter has a smaller mouth and a larger tongue. Picture talking with a marshmallow in… Read More »

‘Are You Man Enough?’ Sperm Donors Lured to Donate By Appealing to Their Masculinity

Sperm donors lured by masculinity (Photo Credits: Pixabay) London, May 22: Sperm banks often use images and phrases associated with masculinity to procure sperm for free, new research has found. “It’s interesting that sperm banks are able to procure sperm for free as long as they sell it as a way to affirm the masculinity of… Read More »

Iskratel and AVM achieve interoperability of their flagship GPON products

Iskratel and AVM join forces to meet the increasing demand for high-speed broadband in Germany, with new product portfolio Kranj, Slovenia and Berlin, Germany, 18 March 2019 – Iskratel, the leading European vendor of broadband solutions, and AVM, the leading manufacturer of broadband devices for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), cable, LTE and fibre optics in… Read More »

America’s seniors are working longer only to watch their retirement dreams die

In the old days, when people retired, 30 or 40 years of service to a company was often rewarded with a gold watch. Today it’s more likely to be a gold alarm clock, so those employees can get right back to work. Our nation’s seniors are working longer than ever as Americans’ retirement dreams evaporate,… Read More »

As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier

Many employers in the tech industry and beyond are looking to retain talent by offering some level of coverage for egg-greezing. These now include Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Yahoo and Uber, to name just a few. David Schlanger, the CEO of a company called Progyny which works with many of these large employers to help women… Read More »

The Girls From ‘Keep It Cleaner’ Share Their Favourite Healthy Food Swaps

Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw have been on the top of our #fitspo list for like, forever. The co-founders of online health and fitness program, Keep It Cleaner, just released their first book together, ‘A Girls Guide to Kicking Goals’ where they touch on all things healthy body image, social media, workouts and recipes, as well as… Read More »

The friends who giggled their way to an incontinence business

Friends Judith and Anne turned insecurity after surgery into an environmentally friendly business called Giggle Knickers. When Judith Balcazar went in for an operation to remove a lump from her bladder, she never thought she would come out of the operating theatre with a business idea. Judith, 65, a former fashion director and Anne Davidson,… Read More »