Big Pharma Has Mad Love For These 2 Biotechs

These companies’ collaborations with bigger businesses validates their science — and paves the way for future revenues and profits. It can be hard for a non-scientist to judge the validity of a biotech’s claims. Are this company’s drugs going to be approved by the FDA? How valid is its research? These questions are almost impossible…

Life Sciences Data Scientist/Engineer and Solution Architect

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Niantic is launching two new programs to bring AR and STEM to classrooms

Niantic partnered with UK-based heritage social organization Big Heritage last year to explore how its hugely popular Pokémon Go game could be used as a tool to promote local history discovery. It also worked with San Francisco-based nonprofit Tech in the Tenderloin to increase exposure to technology among youth living in the most challenging neighborhoods.…

Facebook is reportedly working with Ray-Ban to create its smart AR glasses

A new report from CNBC claims Facebook is teaming up with Ray-Ban parent brand Luxottica for its AR glasses that are internally codenamed Orion. Unlike augmented reality glasses that are currently available, Facebook’s smart AR glasses are apparently designed to replace smartphones. As per the report, Facebook’s smart AR glasses will lets users receive phone…

Vodafone litters London with blockchain tokens in new augmented reality game

Vodafone is running an augmented reality (AR) game across London as part of a promotional Apple giveaway, and it’s powered by blockchain technology. The game, called Find Unlimited, requires players find and interact with “Vatoms,” unique, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) generated by and stored in a blockchain operated by startup BLOCKv. This person supposedly won a prize. Over a…