Emerging companies thrive on data. Shouldn’t they use it to improve hiring decisions?
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Emerging companies thrive on data. Shouldn’t they use it to improve hiring decisions?

Zoe Jervier Hewitt Contributor Share on Twitter Zoe Jervier Hewitt is a leadership coach and talent partner at multi-stage VC fund EQT Ventures, where she helps portfolio companies structure and accelerate their search for talent by facilitating connections to the right technology and people required to source candidates at each …

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations
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YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

The social media crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation continues. Next up to the plate: YouTube and its new policies on coronavirus vaccine content. In an email sent to reporters on Wednesday, YouTube announced it was expanding the company’s COVID-19 Medical Misinformation Policy to explicitly add new rules about coronavirus vaccine content. …

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations
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YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

The social media crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation continues. Next up to the plate: YouTube and its new policies on coronavirus vaccine content. In an email sent to reporters on Wednesday, YouTube announced it was expanding the company’s COVID-19 Medical Misinformation Policy to explicitly add new rules about coronavirus vaccine content. …

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations
coronavirus

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

The social media crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation continues. Next up to the plate: YouTube and its new policies on coronavirus vaccine content. In an email sent to reporters on Wednesday, YouTube announced it was expanding the company’s COVID-19 Medical Misinformation Policy to explicitly add new rules about coronavirus vaccine content. …

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations
coronavirus

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

The social media crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation continues. Next up to the plate: YouTube and its new policies on coronavirus vaccine content. In an email sent to reporters on Wednesday, YouTube announced it was expanding the company’s COVID-19 Medical Misinformation Policy to explicitly add new rules about coronavirus vaccine content. …

Zoom is getting into ticketed online events
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Zoom is getting into ticketed online events

By this point in the pandemic, chances are you’ve already used Zoom to not only attend work meetings but to take part in classes and workshops. So it should come as no surprise Zoom plans to capitalize on that trend. The company has started beta test… Continue Reading…

YouTube bans misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines
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YouTube bans misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines

YouTube will remove videos that contain misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines (via Reuters). It will ban any content that contradicts information about those vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) or local health authorities, the company… Continue Reading…

Used Coronavirus tests handed to testees in UK
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Used Coronavirus tests handed to testees in UK

The good news for folks in Birmingham, England, is that the government is handing out coronavirus tests door-to-door. The bad news is the swabs are suspiciously moist. Volunteers and RAF personnel distributed kits to households in those areas on Tuesday. Ms Dunne said she had been told to complete the …

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Listen to this “kids music for grown-ups” song about how you should wear a facemask

Back in 2014, I went to see folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner in concert. I’ve seen him many times before and since then, and he always curates interesting opening acts. But at this particular performance, one of those groups was Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a “kids band for grown-ups” comprised of …

Getaround raises a $140 million Series E amid rebound in short-distance travel
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Getaround raises a $140 million Series E amid rebound in short-distance travel

Amid a rebound in short-distance travel, Getaround, a Silicon Valley car rental startup, has raised some new money to meet demand. The startup, which allows customers to instantly rent cars near them in over 100 cities, announced today that it has raised $140 million in a Series E deal, bringing …