Ben Horowitz is helping define the modern tech age. His father shaped the ’60s radical left — before taking a hard right turn. Family chats get interesting.
The recent struggles of Apple, LinkedIn and Facebook show why the number of tech companies willing to have a try in China is dwindling.
Lyft launches new self-driving division, Shyp is having some issues and Y Combinator wants in on the 3-comma club. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/21/crunch-report-y-combinator-wants-in-on-the-3-comma-club/?ncid=rss
The RealReal CEO Julie Wainwright tells TechCrunch in a video interview that she’s preparing the luxury consignment e-tailer to go public someday. “That’s the goal,” she said when asked about IPO plans. “We really aren’t in the mood to sell the business, we’re in the mood to go public at some point in the future.” It makes sense that a… Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/21/the-realreals-ceo-says-goal-is-to-ipo/?ncid=rss
Online finance startup SoFi has lost yet another senior executive, TechCrunch has learned. Chief revenue officer Michael Tannenbaum is the latest exec to leave, following a string of departures in the company’s senior ranks. Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/21/sofi-cro-departs/?ncid=rss
Often used at tech companies, nondisparagement agreements are increasingly included in employment contracts and legal settlements.
Playbuzz helps online publishers make their content more interactive by adding elements like polls and galleries.
Until recently, those elements have taken the form of widgets that publishers can embed into their stories, but that’s changing with the launch of Playbuzz’s new Storytelling platform, where writers are creating entire articles, not just one-off widgets.
While it… Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/21/playbuzz-storytelling-platform/?ncid=rss
In the second part of our “A Mathless Guide to Neural Networks”, we’ll take a look at why high-quality, labeled data is so important, where it comes from, how it’s used, and what solutions our eager-to-learn machines can expect in the near-term future. Read More
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/21/why-the-future-of-deep-learning-depends-on-finding-good-data/?ncid=rss
As more people shop online, large businesses and financial companies are looking at buying the companies that process payments.
from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/business/dealbook/blackstone-cvc-paysafe-payments.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
In and interview earlier this week at the TechCrunch Robotics Session held on the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, Sami Atiya, president of ABB’s Robotics and Motion division, said he believes bringing robots into the manufacturing process actually adds jobs instead of killing them. ABB certainly has some data points with over 300,000 industrial robots installed worldwide, and Atiya… Read More