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February 2, 2020, 9:40 PM

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Sam Byford / The Verge:
Alleged leaked video shows off Samsung's folding Galaxy Z Flip  —  Samsung's next foldable should be coming this month  —  Samsung's next folding phone is likely to be announced this month, and what appears to be the first hands-on video with the device has just appeared online.
Benedict Evans:
Now that tech has connected most of the world, a look at the opportunities and issues this creates for the 2020s  —  We connected (almost) everyone There are 5.5bn adults on earth, 5bn have a phone and 4bn have a smartphone
Rebecca Heilweil / Vox:
UK startup Exscientia and a Japanese pharmaceutical firm claim to have created the first human trial-ready drug using AI, which took under a year to develop  —  An OCD drug created via AI will be tested on humans.  —  The British startup Exscientia claims it has developed …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Whip Media Group, the parent company of TV and movie tracking app TV Time, raises $50M Series D, bringing its total raised to $115M  —  In the streaming era, data on a show's viewership and popularity is harder to come by.  It's no longer as simple as setting up a Nielsen box to get data …
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Emma Goldberg / New York Times:
How doctors and nurses are using TikTok to demystify the medical profession by sharing info on topics like sex education, vaping, coronavirus, and nutrition  —  They have M.D.s, but are they up for this challenge?  —  For decades, sex education in the classroom could be pretty cringey.

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