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Polina Marinova / Fortune:
Facebook's first official startup incubator “Startup Garage” to open at Paris' Station F startup campus, will host 10-15 data driven startups every six months   —  As if you needed another reason to move to Paris.  —  Today, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced …
Jan 17, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Microsoft buys Maluuba, a Canadian AI startup focused on natural language processing   —  Microsoft is buying Maluuba, a Canadian startup focused on giving software a better understanding of human language.  This natural language processing technology is a key underpinning of artificial intelligence (AI.)
Jan 13, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Instagram will put full-screen, auto-playing, skippable ads in its Stories feature, which now has 150M daily active users five months after launch   —  If you're one of the millions of Instagram users who likes the service's recently added “Stories” sharing feature, get ready …
Jan 11, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Laura Entis / Fortune:
Adobe report: US online sales reached $91.7B between November 1 and December 31, growing 11% year-over-year; sales from mobiles and tablets rose 23% to $28.43B   —  Brave the pre-holiday mall crush or kick back on the couch and order your gifts online?  —  Americans are increasingly selecting the latter option.
Jan 6, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
As the list of SV startup scandals grows, entrepreneurs' “fake it till you make it” ethos garners continued scrutiny from reporters, while investors defend bets   —  As the list of startup scandals grows, it's time to ask whether entrepreneurs are taking “fake it till you make it” too far.
Dec 28, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
SCOTUS will hear patent case that could limit “venue shopping”, the patent troll practice to file cases in friendly jurisdictions like Eastern District of Texas   —  In a move that may shake-up U.S. patent law, the Supreme Court this week decided to hear a case about where patent owners …
Dec 18, 2016, 9:30 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / Fortune:
General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the automaker will immediately begin testing self-driving vehicles on public roads in Michigan   —  General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Thursday said the automaker will immediately begin testing self-driving vehicles on public roads in Michigan just days …
Dec 15, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Heather Clancy / Fortune:
Tact, a voice-driven sales assistant founded by ex-Salesforce SVP Chuck Ganapathi, raises $15M Series B led by Microsoft Ventures and Upfront Ventures   —  Companies spend an enormous sum of money on sales automation and relationship management software, a category that could reach $51.5 billion …
Dec 12, 2016, 3:55 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Leaked e-mail: Alphabet donated $30M worth of employee holiday gifts like Chromebooks and phones to charity   —  The employee perks at Google are legendary, and they've always included an over-the-top holiday gift for every employee.  In the past, the company has surprised its 70,000 employees …
Dec 9, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Sherpa Capital's Tina Sharkey and entrepreneur Ido Leffler launch consumer goods startup Brandless and announce $16M in funding, led by Redpoint   —  Consumer packaged goods like diapers, shampoo, non-perishable foods and more represent a massive $770 billion industry (excluding tobacco) in the United States.
Dec 7, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context

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