Sister Yoga Mats
One of the yoga mats sold by Toned by BaggedEm.
Courtesy Julia and Cornelia Gibson

For Julia and Cornelia Gibson, fitness is a family affair. The sisters workout best when they’re together, but even when they’re apart, they are cheering each other on.

Outside their sisterly bond, however, they found that the same sense of encouragement and motivation was not universal.

When looking at the fitness industry and wellness spaces, they saw less and less women who looked like them — women with varying skin tones and body types.

So, the two women decided to do something about it.

In the fall of 2019, the New York City natives founded Toned by BaggedEm, a fitness-focused brand that not only strives to make women feel seen but also motivates them to push through

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  • Arm’s new chip architectures for industrial and automotive automation promise advancements in safety and efficiency.
  • But this new architecture could draw more scrutiny toward Nvidia’s potential acquisition.

UK-based semiconductor designer Arm unveiled high-performance CPU and GPU architectures that promise to unlock more advanced automation across industrial and automotive use cases.

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Arm’s autonomous chip architecture could draw scrutiny toward Nvidia’s potential acquisition.

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Since Arm’s architectures are widely licensed throughout the chip industry, the new designs could accelerate development within the automotive and industrial automation sectors. Arm claims the Cortex-A78AE CPU will offer a 30% performance boost relative to its predecessor, while the Mali-G78AE GPU will unlock more advanced autonomous capabilities by enabling up to 24 shader cores to function simultaneously. 

The new chips utilize partitioned architecture, allowing them to efficiently address safety concerns that hamper automation efforts. Because of the high stakes of a miscalculation, chips for autonomous

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Ballard Designs, a catalog and online retailer of furniture and home decor, will open a store in the Houston market in Rivers Oaks Shopping Center.

The Atlanta-based omnichannel retailer will take over the 10,000-square-foot space previously occupied by Gap Stores in February, the company announced.

Ballard

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LAKEWOOD, Ohio – For many folks, coronavirus posed challenges, closed businesses, changed lives.



a close up of a keyboard: Ines Rehner's Sweet Designs Chocolatier has changed its business model, but the Lakewood shop is doing well. And the challenges of coronavirus aren't phasing the owner, who learned about hardship growing up in what is now Croatia.


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Ines Rehner’s Sweet Designs Chocolatier has changed its business model, but the Lakewood shop is doing well. And the challenges of coronavirus aren’t phasing the owner, who learned about hardship growing up in what is now Croatia.

Ines Rehner took it in stride.

Rehner’s Sweet Designs Chocolatier has flipped its business model upside down. She has shifted from 90% walk-in and 10% shipping business to the other way around. She works with companies and customers to offer unique packages highlighting messages and logos.



a man cooking in a kitchen preparing food: Sweet Designs Chocolatier workers create the chocolates on the premises.


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Sweet Designs Chocolatier workers create the chocolates on the premises.

She attributes her ability to survive and succeed on a foundation built on hardship, coupled with continuing determination and creativity. Those traits have served her well: Rehner is marking 25 years in business.

She emigrated to

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  • Apple’s design teams have created a custom face mask for Apple employees.
  • The mask has a “unique” look, with large nose and chin coverage, according to Bloomberg, which first reported on its development.
  • Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Apple has worked to provide PPE like face masks and shields to healthcare workers.
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The Mac. The iPod. The iPhone. The iPad. The Apple Watch. AirPods.

And now, the Apple Face Mask.

The engineering teams responsible for the iPhone and iPad have designed a special face mask for Apple employees, as first reported by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. 

Although images of the new mask have yet to be released, a report from Bloomberg says that Apple’s Engineering and Design department created a mask with a “unique look,” including “large coverings for the wearer’s nose and chin,” as well as “adjustable strings.” It will have three

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