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Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Marriott International says 500M records from the guest reservation database of Starwood Hotels were stolen in a massive data breach dating as far back as 2014   —  Starwood Hotels has confirmed its hotel guest database of about 500 million customers has been stolen in a data breach.
Nov 30, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram is launching a “Close Friends” list on iOS and Android to let users share Stories with a limited group of friends   —  They're Finstagram Stories  —  No one wants to post silly, racy, or vulnerable Stories if they're worried their boss, parents, and distant acquaintances are watching.
Nov 30, 2018, 5:45 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
A Nielsen report says US viewers spend nearly 8B hours per month streaming content via connected devices like Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV   —  With the rise of streaming services and the trend toward cord cutting, the way U.S. consumers are watching video is also changing.
Nov 29, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Lyft closes its acquisition of bike-rental startup Motivate, says it will invest $100M in NY's Citi Bike, tripling the number of bikes available to 40K by 2023   —  Lyft has finally given us a glimpse of its forthcoming line of shareable bikes, which the ridesharing company says will be available …
Nov 29, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Asana, which provides work management and collaboration software for teams, raises $50M Series E led by Generation Investment Management at a $1.5B valuation   —  Asana, a service that teams and individuals use to plan and track the progress of work projects, is doubling down on its own project …
Nov 29, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm Ventures says it will invest up to $100M in startups building on-device AI, investing between $1M and $10M per deal   —  Qualcomm Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of the chipmaker, has plans to invest up to $100 million in artificial intelligence.
Nov 29, 2018, 12:20 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Following 2012 IPO, Facebook considered, but rejected, charging developers $250K/year for API access and offering Tinder extended access to users' friends' data   —  Following a flopped IPO in 2012, Facebook desperately brainstormed new ways to earn money.  An employee of unknown rank sent …
Nov 28, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Amazon launches an automated data labeling service called SageMaker Ground Truth to boost its machine learning toolset, available today   —  You can't build a good machine learning model without good training data.  But building those training sets is hard, often manual work …
Nov 28, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
AWS announces Inferentia, a new dedicated machine learning chip coming next year, to compete with Nvidia's chips and Google's TPU efforts   —  AWS is not content to cede any part of any market to any company.  When it comes to machine learning chips, names like Nvidia or Google come to mind …
Nov 28, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
AWS debuts Amazon Elastic Inference, to let users add GPU-powered inference acceleration to any Amazon EC2 instance and reduce deep learning costs by up to 75%   —  Amazon Web Services today announced Amazon Elastic Inference, a new service that lets customers attach GPU-powered inference acceleration …
Nov 28, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context

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