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Applied gets $2M to make hiring fairer — using algorithms, not AI

London-based startup Applied has bagged £1.5M (~$2M) in seed funding for a fresh, diversity-sensitive approach to recruitment that deconstructs and reworks the traditional CV-bound process, drawing...

WhiteSource nabs $35M to track open source code for security vulnerabilities

Open source software — a $14 billion market — has become a cornerstone for building apps and other IT services, with some 97 percent of developers today using using open...

Skydio’s autonomous drone lands in Apple retail stores, now supports Watch controls

With a few taps, you can now direct Skydio‘s $1,999 autonomous drone from your Apple Watch allowing you to fulfill the geeky dream you never...

Epsagon emerges from stealth with serverless monitoring tool

Epsagon, an Israeli startup, launched today with a new serverless tool that helps customers monitor infrastructure, even when they don’t know where or what...

Azimo launches business money transfer service

Hot on the heels of raising $20 million in Series C funding led by Japan’s Rakuten Capital, London-based money transfer service Azimo is launching a new service aimed...

Product Hunt Radio: Gen Z, what ‘the kids these days’ are using, and the...

In this episode of Product Hunt Radio, I’m recording from my home in San Francisco to talk to two young entrepreneurs. Tiffany Zhong interned at Product Hunt...

Roku to resume sales in Mexico, following court ruling

Last year, Roku  lost a legal battle in Mexico over piracy which resulted in a ban on sales of its devices in the country. Now, that ban...

Twitter opens archive of 4,500 accounts related to Russia and Iran’s political propaganda

After getting hauled into Washington to be grilled over how its social media platform was exploited to influence public opinion around elections and politics...

Apple overhauls its privacy pages, and now lets U.S. customers download their own data

Apple has refreshed and expanded its privacy website, a month after its most recent iPhone and Mac launches. You’re not going to see much change from...

Hulu adds a dark mode on the web

Rejoice, dark mode fans. Hulu  is joining YouTube and YouTube TV as the streaming video service to embrace a dark theme – something that gives video sites a more cinematic...

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