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Shiok Meats takes the cultured meat revolution to the seafood aisle with plans for cultured shrimp
TechCrunch

Rising consumer interest in alternative proteins and meat replacements has brought hundreds of millions of dollars to companies trying to grow or replace beef or chicken, but few companies have turned their attention to developing seafood alternatives. Now Sh… more…

Here are the 85+ startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 1
TechCrunch

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to … more…

Closing time? Japan convenience stores pressed to end 24-7 model amid labor crunch
Reuters

Japan's 24-hour convenience stores are struggling to stay open around the clock as an industry that has continually expanded now finds itself at the sharp end of a labor shortage. more…

Facial recognition has no checks, and that’s bad news for our privacy - CNET
Cnet.com

There are hundreds of stores using facial recognition -- none that have any rules or standards to prevent abuse. more…

Facial recognition takes off at airports. Privacy experts want it grounded - CNET
Cnet.com

A growing Customs and Border Protection program pits convenience and security against privacy. more…

Facial recognition can speed you through airport security, but there's a cost - CNET
Cnet.com

A growing Customs and Border Protection program pits convenience and security against privacy. more…

Firefighters are warning that lives could be at risk in New York’s $25 billion mega-development
Business Insider

New York City firefighters are worried that they don't have enough capacity to serve Hudson Yards, a $25 billion, 18 million-square-foot mega-development that opens on Friday. By the time the development is completed in 2024, it could have more than 125,000 d… more…

I got an inside look at the brand new, 7-story 'vertical shopping experience' in Hudson Yards, which the developers insist is not a mall — here's what I saw on opening day
Business Insider

The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards, a seven-story luxury shopping center, opened to the public on March 15. The one-million-square-foot shopping center includes more than 100 shops and 25 cafés and eateries, including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Cartier… more…

10 unexpected things that can give you food poisoning
Thisisinsider.com

Although some foods are obvious culprits of food poisoning, others are lesser-known. Drinking pressed juice might expose you to harmful bacteria, as can consuming raw honey. The eggs in homemade ice cream could get you sick. Be careful when consuming kidney b… more…

Why Japan Is So Strict About Drugs
Kotaku.com

If you’re in Japan, keep this mantra in mind: Never do drugs in this country. Ever. Read more... more…

The growing market of everyday products made from greenhouse gases
Venturebeat.com

A wave of startups has emerged to convert greenhouse gases into clothes, animal food, toothpaste, jet fuel, vehicles, concrete, plastics, shoes and more. more…

The manufacturing job of the future: clean, urban, and better paid
Fastcompany.com

Brooklyn’s Navy Yard is serving as a testing ground for a resurgence–and remaking–of manufacturing. At an 80,000-square-foot combat gear factory in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard, there is only the quiet chatter of sewing needles and the distinct absence of sweat. A th… more…

Butterball recalls nearly 80,000 pounds of ground turkey after 5 people sickened
ABC News

The possible contamination was found during an investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella illnesses. more…

Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public market
Associated Press

The stock is listed under the ticker “LEVI” and is set to start trading Thursday at $17, above an originally expected range of $14 to $16. more…

L.A. police evacuate Westfield Century City mall after report of gunman, bomb threat
USA Today

Shoppers fled after the report. Some sheltered in place. more…

Power out, water scarce, looting: Venezuela in crisis. Will Trump administration react?
USA Today

Democrats in Congress are readying a proposal that would bar President Trump from taking any military intervention without their authorization. more…

Tyler Perry pays expenses for the family of a slain single mom of 4: rent, school, funeral
USA Today

Tyler Perry paid rent for Tynesha Evans' children to help them avoid eviction after their mother was gunned down by her boyfriend in Georgia. more…

Drugs, sex trafficking and missing women: Small Ohio town haunted by dark allegations
Cincinnati.com

Rumors about sex trafficking and local corruption have been something of an open secret in Portsmouth for years. more…

When China Convinced the U.S. That Uighurs Were Waging Jihad
Theatlantic.com

In the chaos surrounding America’s War on Terror, Washington fell for Beijing’s ruse that the embattled Muslim minority posed a threat to the West. more…

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