Another record low for Snap after 14% drop post-earnings

Snap, the Snapchat parent, has had a very difficult ride in the stock market since debuting in March. After pricing its and then...

The Minifree Libreboot T400 is free as in freedom

The doesn’t look like much. It’s basically a refurbished Lenovo Thinkpad with the traditional Lenovo/IBM pointer nubbin and a small touchpad. It’s a plain...

Snap financial documents confirm its acquisition of social maps app Zenly for $213M

Snap took a beating yesterday in its Q2 earnings, but in the midst of the disappointing financials and user growth numbers, the company’s ...

Deep learning could discover new plant species hidden in centuries of herbarium data

Machine learning techniques excel at doing a good-enough job quickly in situations where there’s lots of data to grind through. It turns out that’s...

The US Government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive...

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is concluding his tech tour of the West Coast today with a visit to Google’s Mountain View campus. Mattis spent...

Uber shareholder group asks Benchmark to step down from board following Kalanick suit

In what is rapidly devolving into an all-out brawl on the board of the world’s highest-valued private company, a group of Uber shareholders have...

Facebook buys computer vision startup focused on adding objects to video

Facebook has acquired a German company called Fayteq that builds software add-ons for video editing that can remove and add whole objects from captured...

Plasticity wants to help chatbots seem less robotic

Y Combinator backed  is tackling the problem of getting software systems to better understand text, using deep learning models trained to understand what they’re...

Weekly Roundup: Travis Kalanick sued by Benchmark, Snap and Blue Apron sink after Q2...

From Uber’s former CEO Travis Kalanick getting sued by his company’s lynchpin investors at Benchmark to Google’s struggles with a recently fired employee over...

SoftBank transfers its $5B stake in Nvidia to the Vision Fund

SoftBank has confirmed that its 4.9 percent stake in Nvidia is to be transferred to the Vision Fund, its colossal investment vehicle that’s targeting...

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Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, is reportedly planning an IPO

Rovio, the Finnish company behind Angry Birds, is planning to go public “as early as next month,” .Citing sources, Bloomberg reports the IPO could...

Google updates its Cloud Speech API with support for more languages, word-level timestamps

Google’s , which has allowed developers to use Google’s services to transcribe spoken words into text since its launch in 2016, is getting a...

Female founders take charge in Vietnam

Will GreeneContributorWill Greene runs , a consultancy that supports science and tech innovation in Asia. The first time Huong Tran pitched a group of...