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Netflix eyes game development to expand its community

Netflix eyes game development to expand its community

Netflix is expanding its service to feature video games and has on-boarded EA and Facebook executives to head up game development. Will this strengthen the belief that subscriptions are the future of the industry? Between binging an endless library of films, tacky reality shows, satirical cartoons, and high-brow TV dramas, it’s safe to say most of us with Netflix subscriptions are already getting our money’s worth. With over 200 million subscribers from...

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Health AI ‘iAge’ predicts when our immune systems will fail

Health AI ‘iAge’ predicts when our immune systems will fail

Health AI is now reportedly capable of predicting the year each of our immune systems will inevitably falter, and whether or not people are likely to develop cardiovascular problems later in life. Remember those old school apocalyptic websites that used to show live countdowns to our random death dates, usually between two grinning skull gifs? Well, what if we had something like that for real? Far less sinister in nature, investigators...

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Gen Z are applying to jobs through ‘TikTok Resumes’

Gen Z are applying to jobs through ‘TikTok Resumes’

In its latest effort to connect brands and creators, TikTok is piloting a new job recruitment feature called ‘TikTok Resumes.’ Applications are about to get a whole lot more creative. If you’ve been looking for a way to get creative within job applications – beyond turning your skills into arbitrary percentages and pie charts on your CV – TikTok may hold the answers for you. On a relentless rise over the...

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Pinterest just banned all weight loss ads

Pinterest just banned all weight loss ads

The image-sharing service has become the first major social media platform to prohibit any language and imagery that denigrates – or idealises – a certain body type. If, like me, you’re tired of being bombarded with dubious body-shaming ads while scrolling through social media, you’ll be happy to hear that Pinterest just became the first ever major platform to ban any language and imagery associated with weight loss, including ads...

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