Crunch Report | Google To Stop Scanning Inboxes

Crunch Report June 23 Today’s Stories  Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization Samsung’s Galaxy Note8 will reportedly be the company’s most expensive smartphone yet YouTube TV expands to 10 more U.S. markets, adds more YouTube Red series Tesla said to be in talks to create its own streaming music service Credits Written and Hosted by:… Read More

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Seattle Police Department suspends its Twitch channel following Charleena Lyles controversy

 Facing backlash on its handling of the officer-involved shooting death of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Police Department will shut down its official Twitch channel.
As GeekWire reports, the department started experimenting with community outreach over the game streaming platform earlier this year, starting a Twitch channel called Fuzzfeed206. While the effort likely intended to make the… Read More

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Five building blocks of a data-driven culture

 To be data-driven requires an overarching data culture that couples a number of elements, including high-quality data, broad access and data literacy and appropriate data-driven decision-making processes. In this article, we discuss some of the key building blocks. Read More

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Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu

 Andrew Ng, the former chief scientist of Baidu, announced his next venture, Deeplearning.ai, with only a logo, a domain name and a footnote pointing to an August launch date. In an interesting twist, the Deeplearning.ai domain name appears to be registered to Baidu’s Sunnyvale AI research campus — the same office Ng would have worked out of as an employee. It’s unclear… Read More

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For Binary Capital’s investors, a public apology may fall short

 In May of last year, venture capitalist Justin Caldbeck of Binary Capital tweeted: “Big believers in ‘addition by subtraction’ for company culture. Bad apples impact others, and rest of team will thank you when they’re gone.” We may never know what company Caldbeck was referencing, but certainly, his messaging seems ironic in light of a detailed report about his… Read More

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Walmart reportedly won’t bid for Whole Foods after Amazon’s huge offer

Jeff Bezoz, CEO of Amazon. Walmart isn’t actively considering a bid for Whole Foods, which Amazon said it would purchase for $13.7 billion last week, according to a report by Reuters.
If so, that would remove a major obstacle to Amazon’s bid to acquire the grocery chain. Whole Foods has hundreds of stores across the U.S., which could give Amazon a foothold in the grocery business — and possibly food… Read More

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VC Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence, apologizes to the women he ‘made feel uncomfortable’

 In light of allegations of sexual harassment and unwanted sexual advances, Binary Capital co-founder and managing Partner Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence. In a statement provided to TechCrunch, Caldbeck apologized for his behavior, directing it “first to those women who I’ve made feel uncomfortable in any way, at any time – but also to the greater… Read More

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