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These researchers are driving health equity with Fitbit

Under-resourced communities across the country have long faced disparities in health due to structural and long-standing inequities. Unfortunately, the pandemic has further widened many of these gaps. Still, health equity research in digital health remains limited. To help address these issues, we announced the Fitbit Health Equity Research Initiative earlier this year to help support underrepresented researchers who are early in their careers and working to address health disparities in comm...
Tags: Health, Google, Colorado, Georgia, Fitbit, Santa Barbara, Georgia Tech, Md, Oregon State University, John Moore, Texas A M University, Loveland Colo, PhD, Scripps Research, Rony, Sherilyn

Magic Leap was flush with hype and billions of dollars of funding. Its failure to take off proves how the next generation of computing will be owned by industry giants with greater resources.

Magic Leap is in a bad way. It just laid off almost half of its staff and CEO Rony Abovitz is stepping down. But was it always destined to fail? Magic Leap wanted to build the next generation of computing with just a fraction of the resources of the tech giants. Despite raising billions in investment from huge backers, it couldn't stick the landing. Its failure to launch suggests that the next generation of computing belongs to the biggest tech companies that have the endless resources to make...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Florida, Microsoft, Saudi Arabia, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Silicon Valley, Magic Leap, Mark Gurman, Apple Google, Google Apple, Rony Abovitz, Vuzix

Rony Abovitz is stepping down as Magic's Leap CEO, describing the move as 'a natural next step' – read the memo he just sent staff

Rony Abovitz has announced he is stepping down as CEO of Magic Leap. It happens just a few weeks after the company cut half of its staff and made a pivot to enterprise.  It is not known who might replace Abovitz, who said he will remain as CEO through the transition and "provide strategy and vision from a Board level" once replaced. Are you a current or former Magic Leap employee? Contact this reporter using encrypted messaging app Signal (+1 628-228-1836) or email ([email protected]
Tags: Google, Trends, Magic Leap, Board, Rony Abovitz, Abovitz, Rony

K9 Apprehends Suspect Accused Of Lathrop Donut Shop Robbery, Stealing Car

LATHROP (CBS13) – A man accused of stealing a cash register from a Lathrop donut shop and stealing a car was arrested early Sunday, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities said Brian Williams, 42, entered MX Donuts on Harlan Road and grabbed a cash register after the employees walked away to grab the items he ordered. The sheriff’s office said one of the employees chased after Williams and used a pocket knife to disable the tires of the vehicle Williams attempted to get away in...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Williams, San Joaquin, Brian Williams, Authorities, Lathrop, Wiliams, San Joaquin County Sheriff s Office, Rony, Lathrop News, MX Donuts, Harlan Road, Manteca Williams

Magic Leap's CFO is stepping down after it was 'mutually decided' it was time for someone new. Read the email Magic Leap's CEO just sent to employees.

Magic Leap Chief Financial Officer Scott Henry is stepping down, Business Insider has learned. He will help on-board a new chief financial officer and act as an adviser to the company moving forward, according to an internal email obtained by Business Insider sent by Magic Leap's CEO to employees on Friday. "I want to let you know that Scott Henry and I have mutually decided that it is time for us to part ways," Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz wrote in the email. "Scott's leadership and his expert...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Florida, Microsoft, US, Trends, Warner Bros, Magic Leap, Axel Springer, Business Insider, Henry, Jpmorgan, Scott, Campbell, Dre, NTT Docomo

Andy Serkis says Magic Leap has gone from a Frankenstein-like contraption to the future of storytelling

Actor Andy Serkis has been working with multi-billion dollar startup Magic Leap for years and is now creating characters for its augmented-reality headset, Magic Leap One. Serkis set up The Imaginarium Studios in 2011 as a laboratory for artists to play with the potential of performance capture technology. He says Magic Leap has gone from a Frankenstein-like contraption to the future of stroytelling. Serkis spoke to Business Insider after being named in the UK Tech 100, a ranking of the 100 co...
Tags: UK, Hollywood, US, Trends, Bbc, Andy Serkis, Magic Leap, Peter Jackson, Gollum, King Kong, Frankenstein, Rony Abovitz, Serkis, Rony, Imaginarium Studios, Grishneck

Knowing What You Are Looking For

There are many different styles of investing. At USV, we choose to be thesis-driven investors. This is our current thesis. When an opportunity shows up that is right down the middle of our strike zone, we generally jump on it. It really helps to know what you are looking for. I told this story yesterday to Rebecca as we were talking about a current opportunity that fits our current thesis like a glove: ——— When Brad and I were raising the first USV fund in 2003 and 2004, we spent most of our tim...
Tags: Google, Trends, USV, Rebecca, John, Recruit, PAUL, Brad, Nick Grossman, John Battelle, VC & Technology, Rony

Magic Leap Two Mixed-Reality Headset, Not Current Model, Designed For General Consumers

Magic Leap One Creator Edition went on sale today in a half-dozen major cities, but it’s not the mixed reality goggles intended for general consumers. That system, the Magic Leap Two, will include support for AT&T’s growing 5G network and will launch with demo stations and a much broader push, company founder and CEO Rony […]
Tags: News, Magic Leap, AT T, Rony Abovitz, Rony, Magic Leap Two, Magic Leap One Creator Edition

Opinion: What’s the deal with Customer Segmentation?

The following is a guest contributed post from Iqbal Kaur, co-founder of Zylotech. In a highly competitive market, it is critical for a marketer to know who the right person is for sending information about their latest marketing campaign. It is not simply looking for any existing customer, but the customer who would be most likely to act on the specific offer provided.  By sending the correct message, to the correct person, at the appropriate time, a company achieves the following: The best re...
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Platforms, Sara, Kevin, Sandra, RFM, Saras, Rony, Iqbal Kaur, Customer Segmentation, Zylotech

Magic Leap's staggering VR goggle technology just got even better!

Rony keeps feeding the hype machine! Wow! Woo! Yay! Hoopla! Panowie! Comment Not content with promising the product he has been hyping for six years, this week the CEO of Magic Leap revealed that his yet-to-ship virtual-reality headset technology will be even better than the previous gibberish he spouted.…
Tags: Software, Magic Leap, Rony

Rony Lopes' late strike earns 10-man Monaco victory vs. Lyon

AS Monaco Lyon 3 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Monaco overcame a 2-0 deficit and a first-half red card to stun Lyon in a Ligue 1 thriller at the Stade Louis II. Monaco came back from two goals down to secure a remarkable 3-2 victo...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Radamel Falcao, Monaco, Lyon, French Ligue 1, AS Monaco, Mariano, Bertrand Traore, Ligue, Stade Louis II, Danijel Subasic, Rony Lopes, Balde, Keita Balde

VC-backed Peerspace announces C-suite leadership roles

San Francisco-based Peerspace, a community marketplace for finding the perfect space for any gathering, has named Eric Shoup, a former executive at and eBay, as CEO. Also, the firm has appointed Gene Domecus as chief financial officer. Domecus was CFO for And, Rony Chammas, the founder of Peerspace, will become chairman and chief product officer. Peerspace’s backers include Foundation Capital, Structure Capital, Carthona Capital and 31VENTURES. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO...
Tags: Ebay, US, San Francisco, Trends, People, Chicago, Gene, Macy, Eric, Los Angeles New York, San Francisco Calif, Shoup, Rony, Peerspace, Eric Shoup, Gene Domecus

Comment on carrot soup with tahini and crisped chickpeas by Rony

Made it today and omg, it is so good! Carrot and tahini goes surprisingly well together!
Tags: Food, Rony

Comment on crusty baked cauliflower and farro by Rony

Made it and loved it!!!! Will definitely become a regular. I used home-made cashew cream instead of the ricotta. Do you have any idea what I could use instead of the fontina to make it vegan? This time I did use it cause I’m not vegan, just expirementing :) Thank you!
Tags: Food, Rony

School report

BBC News School Reporters ask Rony about how his life has changed since leaving Syria.
Tags: News, BBC News School Reporters, Rony