"You really take stock of your life when you're on psilocybin."
The FDA recently granted psilocybin a "Breakthrough Therapy" designation. The California State Senate approved a bill this month to decriminalize psychedelics. As restrictions loosen, reporter Keerthi Vedantam looks at the L.A.-based startups poised to meld treatment with tripping.
YouTube Theater will launch this summer in Inglewood.
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Snapchat crashed with the latest Apple App Store update.
Spotify and Jemele Hill launch podcast network for Black women.
SpaceX aims for a Starship orbital launch in July, despite regulatory hurdles.
A judge dismisses FTC and state antitrust complaints against Facebook.
Global app spending is up more than 24% year-over-year.
As the FDA and the California State Senate rethink efforts to criminalize psychedelics, a handful of startups are popping up in Los Angeles to take advantage of potential new medicines that could revolutionize therapy for people dealing with severe depression and PTSD.
Ring is drawing increased scrutiny from privacy and social justice advocates concerned about its partnerships with law enforcement and reports of racial profiling by users. We spoke with their chief technology officer about how they approach privacy and safety issues.
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The company plans to use the new funds to hire around 200 more people, mostly at its Santa Monica headquarters, and expand to businesses in areas like Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
The move comes on the heels of the avatar-building startup's $65 million fundraise. The space includes a recording studio, screening room, 25-foot ceilings and enough space to double the company's employee count.