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New group fights digital theft with personal focuses on the harmful
Technology

New group fights digital theft with personal focuses on the harmful

Thousands are signing up to help visually impaired people across the world using the Be My Eyes app. The non-profit service allows a community of sighted volunteers to be on call via an iOS app and access the person’s camera. When a visually impaired person needs help, they send out a request using VoiceOver and the app picks someone from the pool of volunteers available. There are currently over 13,000 volunteers and some 2,000 people have been helped through the app already. According to an ABC News report, last month two students were...

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MSC Cruises orders two revolutionary ships occupancy
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MSC Cruises orders two revolutionary ships occupancy

Fast-growing MSC Cruises today ordered two new ships that it says will have a revolutionary new design. The 154,000-ton vessels to be constructed by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will feature innovative sea-level promenades with outdoor spaces, shops and restaurants. The project has been named Seaside. “From the moment we started talking with Fincantieri, we had in mind to design and build two completely new ships, revolutionary in their structure, unlike anything that exists on the market today,” MSC Cruises executive chairman...

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Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities
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Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities

Combinator has hired its first black partner to aid in the drive to recruit more minority entrepreneurs. Prominent Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Seibel is joining as a full-time partner to coach high-tech hopefuls, he told USA TODAY. A key part of his mission will be reaching out to blacks and Hispanics who are underrepresented in Y Combinator and more broadly in Silicon Valley. Y Combinator is Silicon Valley’s most famous — and most influential — incubator, graduating companies such as Airbnb and Dropbox that have grown into...

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Family travel Tips for road trips with kids hitting the road or flying
Travel

Family travel Tips for road trips with kids hitting the road or flying

Whether you’re hitting the road or flying the not-so-friendly skies, the potential hassles are numerous. Unfortunately, we can’t lower gas prices, give you more space on the plane, or make your fussy, bored toddler suddenly interested in the scenery. But we can arm you with entertainment ideas, survival strategies, and practical advice to help you plan so getting there really is half the fun. Pack one small bag that contains clothes for the next day, an extra change of clothes (for spills), PJs, a toothbrush, and anything else you need for...

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De Montreal’s Beach Party 2016 Brought The Summer Back One
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De Montreal’s Beach Party 2016 Brought The Summer Back One

The biggest and most amazing beach party of 2015 was last night at Polytechnique de Montreal and you absolutely wanted to be there, trust us! The party is thrown every two years and is organized by Poly-Party, a student association. It’s so impressive, about 40 students have been organizing this for about 6 months all from skratch. Can you imagine having a three story high water slide and 18’ pool inside the school? How CRAZY is that? The most impressive part is that it’s all built by the students themselves! The 1000 tickets were sold...

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