• Google.org’s new website explains Syrian refugee crisis with 360 degree photos, satellite imagery, video & more
    by Sarah Perez on 22nd May 2017 at 2:09 pm

     The charitable arm of Google and the UN have teamed up on a new website aimed at helping people better understand the Syrian refugee crisis through the combination of data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) along with satellite imagery, 360 degree photos and stills, videos, stories from refugees, and more. The new site, called “Searching for Syria,”… Read Mor […]

  • Ford names Jim Hackett CEO to take its connected car plans up a gear
    by Ingrid Lunden on 22nd May 2017 at 1:52 pm

     After a day of speculation, automaker Ford has announced a significant regime change to underscore its ambitions in connected and self-driving cars: Jim Hackett — who had been running Ford’s Smart Mobility business — is taking over as the company’s CEO, replacing Mark Fields, who is retiring. The move is a bold attempt to push Ford into what many see as the next… Read Mor […]

  • Co-living gets more cash as shared housing developer HubHaus raises $1.4 million
    by Jonathan Shieber on 22nd May 2017 at 1:32 pm

     It’s an old story for anyone moving out to a new place, but for Merchant, and others like her, the idea that there can be a better way to move to a place, and live in a city, has led to the creation of new co-living spaces. In the old days, these spaces (once called communes by a generation less capitalized but perhaps no less idealistic) grew organically around shared interests and… Read Mor […]

  • Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’
    by Lora Kolodny on 22nd May 2017 at 1:10 pm

     Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precisely, and early enough, that they can avoid crashing into them. Existing systems have included light ranging and detection systems and cameras, primarily. But the effectiveness of both LiDAR and… Read Mor […]

  • CornerJob bags $19M to keep growing its blue-collar hiring platform
    by Natasha Lomas on 22nd May 2017 at 11:02 am

     Barcelona-based blue-collar recruitment app CornerJob has closed a $19 million Series C. The new financing will be used for product development, says CEO David Rodriguez, as well as bolstering its position in “strategic markets” and expanding into some new ones. Read Mor […]

  • Facebook’s content moderation rules dubbed “alarming” by child safety charity
    by Natasha Lomas on 22nd May 2017 at 10:00 am

     The Guardian has published details of Facebook’s content moderation guidelines covering controversial issues such as violence, hate speech and self-harm culled from more than 100 internal training manuals, spreadsheets and flowcharts that the newspaper has seen. Read Mor […]

  • All the VIP speakers you’ll actually get to meet at #TheEuropas, June 13, London
    by Mike Butcher on 22nd May 2017 at 9:19 am

     In partnership with TechCrunch, The Europas Conference & Awards, is a different kind of tech startup event which features smaller breakout sessions on key subjects for startups, as well as main-stage speakers and panels. The Europas conference is followed by a glittering awards show for the hottest startups in Europe, based on voting by expert judges and the industry itself. But key to it… Read Mor […]

  • Shipamax raises $2.5M for its cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry
    by Steve O'Hear on 22nd May 2017 at 9:00 am

     Shipamax, a London-based startup and recent graduate of Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, money it plans to use to continue building and marketing its cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry. Leading the round is Cherubic Ventures, with participation from AME Cloud, and FF Angel. Read Mor […]

  • Plum bets on Facebook Messenger as the place to manage your finances
    by Steve O'Hear on 22nd May 2017 at 8:31 am

     Plum is one of a number of fintech startups reimagining how we manage our finances online, in the form of an AI-driven or ‘smart’ chatbot. However, unlike competitors that exist primarily as standalone apps, the London startup (for now, at least) has decided to bet big on Facebook Messenger. Read Mor […]

  • Report: Ford’s CEO will be replaced with the head of its autonomous vehicle subsidiary
    by Catherine Shu on 22nd May 2017 at 7:51 am

     Ford Motors will replace CEO Mark Fields with the head of its subsidiary responsible for developing self-driving cars, reports the New York Times. Read Mor […]

  • LeEco founder Jia Yueting resigns as CEO of its publicly listed unit Leshi
    by Catherine Shu on 22nd May 2017 at 5:50 am

     Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco is reshuffling the executive roster of its publicly traded unit, Leshi Internet Information and Technology Corp., as it continues to struggles with cash flow issues and a bumpy expansion into the U.S. Leshi disclosed in a Shenzhen Stock Exchange filing over the weekend that founder Jia Yueting will leave his role as CEO, but stay on as chairman. Read Mor […]

  • In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision
    by Frederic Lardinois on 22nd May 2017 at 1:40 am

     A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus. While Microsoft’s event felt like it embodied the resurgence of the company under the leadership of Satya Nadella, Google I/O — and especially its various, somewhat scattershot keynotes — fell flat… Read Mor […]

  • Gillmor Gang: Binge & Purge
    by Steve Gillmor on 22nd May 2017 at 1:33 am

     The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, May 21, 2017 Doc gets off the F train and finds himself in a binge TV debate. Frank preps for his trip to Digital Hollywood, while Keith and Kevin suggest news is dead, long live news. Steve finds respite in advertising from Hulo’s auto-binge onboarding. Directed by… Read Mor […]

  • How culinary school and gaming helped former teacher Mannah Kallon land a career in coding
    by Ruben Harris on 22nd May 2017 at 1:30 am

     It was Mannah Kallon’s love for food and gaming that ignited the former chef’s career in coding. During culinary school and on a tour of the South (which he’ll discuss in our latest episode of breaking into startups), the longtime gamer played A LOT of video games and even taught himself how to make an one that could potentially get kids excited about learning Math.… Read Mor […]

  • After a year of catching up, Google Home needs to truly distinguish itself from the Echo
    by Brian Heater on 22nd May 2017 at 12:52 am

     Google Home has spent the past year catching up. No surprise, really. The Echo had a roughly two-year head start on the device. This week, the smart home hub celebrated the one-year anniversary at I/O of its announcements with a few key additions aimed at making its product a true competitor. From the looks of it, the company is playing the long game here, seeding mobile devices with Assistant… Read Mor […]

  • Examining the NYC footprints of global tech titans
    by Spencer Lazar,Denali Tietjen on 21st May 2017 at 9:38 pm

     Tech titans like IBM and Google have emerged major players in New York’s startup ecosystem. Here’s a look at how their New York offices stack up to their west coast counterparts. Read Mor […]

  • MakeLoveNotPorn’s Cindy Gallop talks about the future of love
    by John Biggs on 21st May 2017 at 5:05 pm

     On this week’s Technotopia I interviewed Cindy Gallop, the outspoken TED speaker and found of MakeLoveNotPorn. Cindy worked tirelessly to bring SexTech and FemTech out of the shadows and she’s bringing all her attention to bear on the creation of technology that will bring us closer together and make us happier – something few founders think about. Gallop believes that the… Read Mor […]

  • Check out the Destiny 2 gameplay trailer
    by Jordan Crook on 21st May 2017 at 3:36 pm

     As we inch closer to E3, games are top of mind. The Destiny 2 gameplay trailer was finally released earlier this week, which you can check out below. But as Forbes pointed out, there is still a hint of mystery and a dash of disappointment when it comes to the Destiny 2 PC port. For one, Destiny 2 for PC is not officially slated for the same September 8 release date as its PS4 and Xbox One… Read Mor […]

  • Google in, Google out
    by Jon Evans on 21st May 2017 at 1:00 pm

     Call it the Triumph of the Stacks. I attended Google I/O this week, and saw a lot of cool things: but what really hit home for me, at the keynote and the demos and the developer sessions, was just how dominant Google has become, in so many different domains … and, especially, how its only real competition comes from the four other tech behemoths who dominate our industry’s… Read Mor […]

  • Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time
    by Jon Russell,Fitz Tepper on 20th May 2017 at 7:46 pm

     The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.  That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges, including Coinbase and Kraken. That valuation puts the total market cap of bitcoin — the total number of coins in circulation — at $32.92 billion. Bitcoin has been on a tear this year, as this chart from Coindesk shows. Bitcoin first broke… Read Mor […]

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