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Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Google announces it has bought Kaggle, a platform with ~500K data scientists, which hosts data science and machine learning competitions and has raised $12.75M   —  Google today said it is acquiring Kaggle, an online service that hosts data science and machine learning competitions …
Mar 8, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
How Pinterest built Lens, its search tool for identifying real-world objects before suggesting related items, using GPU-powered deep learning and more   —  Sometime around 2013 and 2014, deep learning was going through a revolution that required pretty much everyone to reset their expectations …
Feb 23, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Google Material Design principal Nicholas Jitkoff joins Dropbox as head of design   —  Dropbox today said it has named Nicholas Jitkoff — former lead designer for Google's Material Design team — as its VP of design.  —  This comes on the heels of a suite of announcements Dropbox made last week …
Feb 7, 2017, 1:37 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Snapchat had 161M DAUs in December 2016, up from 110M last year, with 69M located in US and 53M in Europe, and made $1.05 average revenue per user in Q4 2016   —  It's here!  Snap — which confidentially filed for its IPO late last year — has released its public filing through the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Feb 2, 2017, 5:08 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
SoundHound raises $75M from NVIDIA, Samsung Catalyst Fund, and others, to expand its voice-enabled AI everywhere   —  SoundHound has been around for 10 years and, before today, had raised around $40 million in financing as it's worked to build a massive conversational AI platform.
Jan 31, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Dropbox debuts Smart Sync tool to make opening files stored only in the cloud just like opening any normal file, available to Dropbox Business customers today   —  Dropbox today released Smart Sync, its tool that allows users to access files stored online in Dropbox accounts automatically …
Jan 30, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
In response to Trump's travel ban, tech execs, investors, and firms including Lyft and Google pledge donations to ACLU as well as other non-profits, initiatives   —  Tech executives are offering to match donations to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) following the enactment …
Jan 29, 2017, 5:50 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Recode's Ina Fried joins Axios Media, founded by Politico alumni, as chief tech correspondent   —  Axios Media — a new media venture founded by former Politico executives — is beefing up its tech team with the new hiring of longtime reporter Ina Fried as its chief tech correspondent in San Francisco.
Jan 27, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Alphabet beats Q4 estimates with $26.06B revenue; Other Bets revenue up from $150M a year ago to $262M as division's losses shrink to $1.1B from $1.2B   —  Google reported mixed earnings for its fourth quarter today — but we're starting to see some flashes of improvement in its “other bets” …
Jan 26, 2017, 4:23 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Cisco acquires AppDynamics, which filed to go public last month and was most recently valued at $1.9B, for $3.7B   —  Cisco said today that it would acquire AppDynamics, which helps companies monitor application performance, for a whopping $3.7 billion.  —  And now, it would seem …
Jan 24, 2017, 8:05 PMIn context

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