Monetizing fear? The future of anti-rape technology—and its decade of failure

In 2011, Nancy Schwartzman started developing a mobile application to move the psychology of bystander intervention into an increasingly online world. Technology aimed at preventing rape had long put the onus on the individual, but what if an entire community could take responsibility for preventing sexual assault? By 2012, she had created Circle of 6, […]

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60,000 homeless could end up infected with coronavirus, California governor says

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. As worries about the spread of the coronavirus confine millions of Californians to their homes, concern is growing about those who have no homes in which to shelter. Gov. Gavin Newsom estimates up to […]

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Darius Slay says he ‘lost all respect’ for Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia in 2018

Two incidents between Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia and cornerback Darius Slay early in Patricia’s tenure began a rift between the two that may have contributed to Slay being traded, the player told ESPN on Thursday. Slay, who on Thursday was dealt to the Philadelphia Eagles for two draft picks, talked about his respect for […]

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Don’t get cut off by the coronavirus. Here are (mostly) free tech tools for work, education, and fun

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus and its impact on global business. While quarantined or isolated because of COVID-19, it might seem challenging to figure out how to work, learn, stay in touch with family and friends, and, yes, weave some entertainment into an at-home schedule. And seriously, sitting […]

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Washington’s 1st blind lieutenant governor leaving for the priesthood

In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, right, who is blind, holds the gavel as he stands at the US Senate chamber dais next to the nation’s Senate Counsel Jeannie Gorrell. PHOTO: AP United State’s Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib said Thursday that he is not running for re-election and […]

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Trump outbid governors on coronavirus supplies after telling them to buy their own

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. President Donald Trump’s directive for governors to buy their own medical supplies to fight the coronavirus has run into a big problem—the federal government. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker told Trump during a video conference on Thursday […]

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