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Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
Jeff Bezos says Amazon will keep working with the Department of Defense, says if big tech companies turn their backs, “this country is going to be in trouble”   —  “If big tech companies are going to turn their back on US Department of Defense, this country is going to be in trouble …
Oct 15, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Steve Lohr / New York Times:
MIT announces plans to invest $1B toward a new college for AI, so students can develop the tech while studying its implications across disciplines   —  Every major university is wrestling with how to adapt to the technology wave of artificial intelligence — how to prepare students …
Oct 15, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
D-Wave Systems launches D-Wave Leap, a new free cloud service for developers to run their open-source applications on its 2000Q quantum computers   —  After years of hype about the potential of quantum computing, D-Wave is about to let mainstream developers finally take its quantum machines for a test drive.
Oct 4, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Interview with EU's data protection supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, on GDPR, the rising tide of privacy-focused legislation around the world, and more   —  First GDPR fines coming this year is just the start, says data protection supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli
Oct 4, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Experts say DOJ's suit against California may delay the net neutrality law from taking effect, but isn't likely to stop the state's efforts to protect consumers   —  Experts say the new lawsuit rests on shaky legal ground  —  California just passed the toughest state-level net neutrality law in the nation …
Oct 3, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Interview with Skype co-founder and VC firm Atomico founder Niklas Zennström on European tech, why startups need team members with diverse backgrounds, and more   —  With a ‘techlash’ underway, Atomico founder Niklas Zennström still believes a fourth industrial revolution can save us from the first three
Sep 29, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context
Kate Clark / TechCrunch:
The Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform which bought Zagat from Google, raises $30M from Jeffrey Katzenberg's WndrCo   —  WndrCo, the consumer tech investment and holding company founded by longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, has invested $30 million in The Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform.
Sep 27, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Dan Thorp-Lancaster / Windows Central:
Microsoft will end support for “classic” Skype 7.0 in November, with desktop support ending November 1, mobile and tablets on November 15   —  It looks like Microsoft is ready to take a second stab at moving Skype users to the modernized desktop app.
Sep 27, 2018, 2:42 PMIn context
Mark Coppock / Digital Trends:
Review: HP's Chromebook x2 has outstanding build quality, great performance, very good battery life, but screen is a little wobbly in laptop mode   —  The HP Chromebook x2 takes Chrome to the next level … Research Center:  —  HP Chromebook x2  —  Outside the Pixelbook …
Sep 21, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / Crunchbase News:
Eventbrite prices its IPO at $23 per share, at the top end of the range, raising $230M and valuing the company at $1.76B   —  Morning Report: Eventbrite kept the IPO wave rolling by pricing its debut at the top of its raised range.  —  Eventbrite, a venerable technology startup, priced its IPO at $23 per share.
Sep 20, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context

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