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Y Combinator Backed Nebia Unveils New Shower System

Nebia, a 2014 founded, San Francisco based, Y Combinator and Apple CEO Tim Cook backed startup, known for its shower system which it says uses up to 70% less water than conventional ones via a unique "water droplet technology that atomizes water", has unveiled a new version dubbed the Nebia Spa Shower 2.0, this time, promising more heat, more power and more water coverage.

Nebia has taken to Kickstarter, the same spot it debuted the first Spa Shower, raising $3.1 million from over 8,000 backers in 2015. Now on Kickstarter with the Spa Shower 2.0, Nebia has garnered more than $600,000 - 600% of its $100,000 funding goal - just a day after launch.



For summary, Nebia 2.0 keeps all features from the first version - like a sliding arm, megnetic dock and head tilt - but promises 3x faster water droplets and 2x more water coverage for users, coming in multiple colors to match various bathroom designs. Nebia says the new shower system is compatible with 95% of U.S. homes, up from 6…

Facebook Is Adding 1,000 Jobs In New Dublin Campus By Year End

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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Facebook has announced its adding 1,000 jobs at its international headquarters in Ireland, a second major jobs announcement from a U.S. multinational in a matter of days. The social networking giant began work last year on a new campus in the Irish capital of Dublin which it said would increase its footprint by 4 times in the city and enable it double its current headcount of over 4,000.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said the new roles would be principally assigned to crackdown of abuse taking place on its site. “Facebook has had a hard time these last few years, and that is because we need to do a better job keeping people safe on our platform,” She said at a speech in Dublin.

Facebook's Dublin Office

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“We’re not the same company we were, even a few years ago, and that is something we have to prove. We have massively ramped up investment in safety and security. This means jobs. We do a lot of that in Ireland and today we’re going to be hiring an additional 1,000 people in Ireland in the next year alone.”

Facebook employs 25,000 people globally, up from 150 in 2006, It runs a number of global and regional teams across four locations in Ireland where it started with 30 employees a decade ago. Salesforce also announced it would more than double its workforce in the country by hiring 1,500 people over the next five years.


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