High-precision induction furnace startup Impulse raises $20M Series A • TechCrunch

To get TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3pm PDT; Register here. Congratulations on this wonderful Tuesday. There was a lot of news today, so I won’t waste time and instead do exactly what you came here for. – Christine. TechCrunch’s Top 3 Taking the temperature of telehealthAmazon is returning to telehealth with Amazon Clinics, a marketplace for third-party virtual consultants that will launch initially in 32 states. Ingrid Reports. Yes, we know it’s been a few months since the giant company discontinued…

Ring launches pilot program to allow local agencies to share updates and ‘security information’ • TechCrunch

Ring announced today that local government agencies will have an official presence on the company’s Neighbors app. Starting with the city of North Port and Pinellas County in Florida and the city of Fulton in New York, the new program allows government agencies to provide safety information through neighbors, with the Amazon-owned company’s Neighborhood Watch feature alerting users to nearby suspicious activity. Crimes and incidents. “Local government agencies such as county and municipal governments and their departments play an important role in public safety,” Ring wrote in a blog post…

Tips for Teaching Your Child How To Dress Themselves

Tips for Teaching Your Child How To Dress Themselves

Parents have many important lessons to impart to their little ones. Teaching children essential life skills is crucial to their development, as it helps them become more independent as they age into young adults. One fundamental skill for kids to pick up is the ability to make choices, which they can learn early. Teaching your child how to dress themselves is one way to start building those decision-making abilities at a young age. Read on to discover some practical tips on how to accomplish this skill. Work Backward It’s easier…

Unite’s bank-as-a-service platform is getting into the charge card game • TechCrunch

A banking-as-a-service fintech unit, if done right, will have a name that is ubiquitous among businesses and at the same time unknown to the end user. The company gives companies a way to embed financial services into their products — and after already launching debit cards, Unity is officially disrupting the charge card game. Unity customers can now use the startup’s API to build custom-designed payment cards for end users. Customers can offer their customers a debit card, credit card, revolving credit or any other credit products offered by Unit…

Russian software masquerading as American.

Several mobile apps in the Apple Store and Google Play Store carried programming code developed by Russian technology company PushWash, which represented itself as a USA company but was actually Russian, according to a report by Reuters. A major US health threat, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mistakenly believed that PushWash was based in the US capital, but after learning of its roots and connections from Reuters, the agency said it had removed the PushWash software from Seven. Public-facing apps that expose security risks. In March, the…

What Rookie Cannabis Growers Get Wrong the First Time

What Rookie Cannabis Growers Get Wrong the First Time

Are you about to grow cannabis for the first time? Before you do, learn what new cannabis growers get wrong and their rookie mistakes so you can better avoid them for your first crop! Overwatering One of the most common mistakes a new gardener makes, whether growing cannabis or tomatoes, is overwatering. Our instinct is to overwater our plants to ensure they get the sufficient water they need to grow healthy and fruitful. But there’s a fine line between watering and overwatering, and many newcomers cross it. Too much water…

The Different Types of Auger Flighting You Can Use

The Different Types of Auger Flighting You Can Use

Auger flighting is when a manufacturer cold rolls steel into various dimensions for applications on the work site. This component can transport, convey, agitate, and mix materials as you use the auger to bore holes into the earth. Keep reading this article to learn more about the different types of auger flighting you can use to determine which is best for your project. Helicoid Flighting Helicoid flighting is a common type used in the production process. This component is formed from one piece of stainless steel or carbon in a…

Indoor Safety Tips for Metalworking Machinery

Indoor Safety Tips for Metalworking Machinery

Metalworking machinery plays a significant role in much of today’s industrial demands. But an area that causes a lot of grief to managers and businesses is overall indoor safety and protocols. An opportunity for leniency can be the difference between facility shutdown or improved production rates. Here’s a closer look at a few techniques to help keep your facility in good standing. All Team Members Need Adequate Gear Regardless of primary role objectives, it’s vital to the work environment, company, and employee safety that all team members have adequate gear.…

Startup Basics, Future of FinTech, Tech Recruiters Take Advantage • TechCrunch

Thinking of playing League of Legends during your next investor pitch? (If so, reading this might not be worth your time.) In her latest TC+ article, investor/entrepreneur Marjorie Radlo-Zandy lays out five basic principles for founders who want to build on their own potential, maintain control, and avoid the fundraising treadmill. It’s not for everyone: Self-funded companies demand more from their employees than larger jobs that offer free lunches and other perks. At a bootstrap startup I work for, I was asked to hand over a portion of my salary…

Additional Benefits of Fertility • TechCrunch

Women’s health clinic and benefits platform Maven has had no shortage of macroeconomic intrigue, from investors questioning market size to the ongoing pandemic to the most recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. But the CEO and founder Kate Ryder Stay optimistic. “This is a huge industry full of entrenched interests and perverse incentives and then government and regulators. But I think the change is coming,” she said in an interview with TechCrunch. “There’s a lot of work to be done here, but I think employers are really recognizing it for…