Crunch Report | HQ Trivia, New App from Vine Founders

The former founders of Vine release their new app, “HQ Trivia,” Alphabet is looking to turn Toronto into a model smart city and Magic Leap raises $502 million. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Google Lens on Pixel 2 still has a long way to go

 The reveal of Google Lens at I/O was one of the most exciting moments of the developer conference, with the tool promising to be a new type of visual browser identifying the world around users and giving them easy access to a web of information and context. I’ve gotten to take a look at a beta of Lens on the Pixel 2 XL and it’s clear that we’re a long way from realizing its… Read More

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Twitter is done with hate symbols and violent groups

 Twitter, a platform infested with trolls, hate and abuse, can be one of the worst places on the Internet. As a followup to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s tweetstorm last week, in which he promised to crack down on hate and abuse by implementing more aggressive rules, Twitter is gearing up to roll out some updates in the coming weeks, Wired reported earlier today.
In an email to members of… Read More

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Ticketmaster is taking NFL ticketing digital

 The football ticket is about to go paperless. As part of a multi-year contract extension between The National Football League and Ticketmaster, the ticketing giant has said it will be selling the NFL “the first open architecture, fully digital ticketing system in sports.” Ticketmaster will also continue to run the NFL’s resale marketplace, the NFL Ticket Exchange, which will… Read More

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WeChat begins censoring users ahead of China’s National Party Congress

 Expect to see plenty of censorship news coming out of China over the next week.
The country’s National Congress is a hugely influential political summit that takes place every five years and includes the selection of central party leadership. It is also a time when Chinese censors are on high alert, particularly when it comes to online media.
The next summit, the 19th, takes place on… Read More

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Allen Institute for AI’s Semantic Scholar adds biomedical papers to its AI-sorted corpus

 Semantic Scholar, an effort to index scientific literature using natural language processing and other AI methods, has added tens of millions of papers to its trove, expanding from computer science into biomedical studies. It’s a good opportunity for people in more fields to try this useful tool. Read More

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Images hidden in Pokémon Go suggest new Pokémon might appear around Halloween

 If you’re still poking around Pokémon Go, there’s a good chance you’ve caught most of what’s available by now. Good news! It seems Niantic is getting really, really close to adding Gen 3 (or “Hoenn”) Pokémon to the game. Some of them, at least. Our friends at The Silph Road (a community of Go players who connect the game’s many invisible dots,… Read More

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Genetic testing startup Prenetics gets $40M from investors including Alibaba’s Hong Kong fund

 Prenetics, a genetic testing startup, plans to expand into more Asian countries after raising a $40 million Series B led by Beyond Ventures and Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund. Read More

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The next revolution will be reclaiming your digital identity

Fingerprint An identity is a difficult thing to lose. I found this out the hard way when my passport was stolen while backpacking through Asia and Africa earlier this year. The bureaucratic process to get a new passport gave me a glimpse at how broken our system of identity management is today. Fortunately, technology is on the cusp of a major paradigm shift in the field of identity. Read More

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