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Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Enterprise tech startup Petuum raises $93M Series B led by SoftBank to help mainstream businesses start using AI   —  - Systems from Petuum help businesses start using AI, even if they don't have the deep tech skills of a Google or Amazon.  —  Enterprise tech start-up Petuum is on a quest …
Oct 10, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Evan Spiegel says Snap has sold about 150K Spectacles so far   —  - Snap CEO Spiegel spoke to author Walter Isaacson at Vanity Fair's fourth annual New Establishment Summit in Beverly Hills, California.  — Spiegel's comments on Tuesday indicated that Spectacles unit sales are now higher …
Oct 3, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Lucy Handley / CNBC:
Bumble, a dating app that only lets women message first and has 21M users, launches Bumble Bizz for professional networking in US, Canada, UK, France, Germany   —  Would you use the same app to find a new job as well as a potential life partner?  Bumble, the mobile dating app …
Oct 2, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / CNBC:
Amazon now has 5,000 people working on Alexa and Echo, up from 1,000 in May 2016; the company's job site lists an additional 1,500 related openings   —  - Amazon's hardware chief said more than 5,000 employees now work on the Alexa voice technology platform.
Sep 28, 2017, 12:01 AMIn context
Eugene Kim / CNBC:
Roku sets IPO price at $14/share, valuing firm at $1.3B, begins trading Thursday on NASDAQ   —  Roku set its IPO price at $14 per share, according to Dow Jones, which would give the video streaming device maker a $1.3 billion stock market value when it debuts on Thursday.
Sep 27, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
China says it has imposed “maximum fines” on Baidu, Tencent, and Weibo for not censoring banned content like porn and violence on their social media platforms   —  - Chinese internet watchdog said on Monday that it has imposed maximum fines on tech giants Baidu …
Sep 25, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Source: Tesla working with AMD to develop its own AI chip for self-driving functionality in its cars, has 50+ people on project including chip star Jim Keller   —  - Tesla is working with AMD to refine its new chip, which will likely reduce its reliance on Nvidia.
Sep 20, 2017, 4:42 PMIn context
CNBC:
BlackBerry and Delphi announce they will partner on an OS for self-driving cars; Blackberry stock jumps 7%   —  - Delphi already has developed a turnkey self-driving system called CSLP that it plans to begin selling to smaller automakers in 2019.  — BlackBerry would provide an operating system …
Sep 20, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
David Faber / CNBC:
Sources: T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a stock-for-stock merger in which T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom would emerge as the majority owner   —  - T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, according to people close to the situation.
Sep 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
AWS says that beginning October 2, it will start charging EC2 customers by the second, not hour; competitors Azure and Google Cloud charge by the minute   —  Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services on Monday said that on Oct. 2 it will start charging its customers by the second for use …
Sep 18, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context

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