February 19, 2018, 1:25 PM

Top News

Matthew Hutson / Science:
Missing data hindering replication of AI studies as survey of 400 algorithms presented at major conferences finds just 6% included code, 30% included test data  —  Last year, computer scientists at the University of Montreal (U of M) in Canada were eager to show off a new speech recognition algorithm …
Tuomas Forsell / Reuters:
Nokia starts “strategic review” of its digital health business less than two years after buying Withings, plans 400+ job cuts as part of €1.2B cost-savings plan  —  HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish network gear maker Nokia has started a strategic review of its digital health business …
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Former Meetup employees describe how competition from Facebook, being acquired by WeWork, and a mandatory arbitration agreement weakened the company's culture  —  Meetup was supposed to be different.  —  While much of the tech industry struggled to create inclusive work environments …
Maiya Keidan / Reuters:
Number of crypto hedge funds doubled to 226 in the last 4 months and is up from 37 at the start of 2017; assets under management reached between $3.5B and $5B  —  Maiya Keidan, Jemima Kelly  —  LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds focused on trading cryptocurrencies have struggled to eke out returns …
Danny Crichton / TechCrunch: raises $18M Series A from Canaan Partners, Spark Capital, and Zeev Ventures, launches its platform that matches resumes to job descriptions  —  Traditional models of recruiting are a mess.  At companies like Google, quite literally millions of people apply for open roles …

Sponsor Posts

Why do girls lose interest in STEM?  —  New research has some answers — and what we can do about it.
Learn how eero uses IPv6, the next generation networking standard, to make all connected devices work better.  —  All eeros have received software upgrades including a new, highly requested feature — IPv6.
Using Analytics Connectors in Zoho Reports  —  From sales to marketing to finance to support, your day-to-day business operations generate a good deal of data.  Your sales team may be using a CRM app …
Accepting credit cards on your website: 5 tips to delight your customers  —  Try these 5 easy tips to make payments easy and worry-free for your customers and you'll be rewarded with more completed sales and less abandoned shopping carts.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home for Friday, Mar. 16 Subscribe via Apple Podcasts or RSS.

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 1:25 PM ET, February 19, 2018.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks

Chris Dixon:
Casey Newton / The Verge: