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Published: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:36:07 -0500

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Google says it is opening an artificial intelligence research center in Beijing, company's first such center in China (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:35:05 -0500

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(image) Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Google says it is opening an artificial intelligence research center in Beijing, company's first such center in China  —  Google has officially announced that it is opening an AI center in Beijing, China.  —  The confirmation comes after months of speculation fueled by a major push to hire AI talent inside the country.










Central bank official says South Korea has called an emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, with measures to be announced Friday (Reuters)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:10:15 -0500

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Central bank official says South Korea has called an emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, with measures to be announced Friday  —  SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's government has called an emergency meeting to discuss the trading of cryptocurrencies, and measures on the market will be announced on Friday …




Clubhouse raises $10M Series A from Battery Ventures to expand its management tool for developers working on bugs and features (Danny Crichton/TechCrunch)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:30:04 -0500

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(image) Danny Crichton / TechCrunch:
Clubhouse raises $10M Series A from Battery Ventures to expand its management tool for developers working on bugs and features  —  People often describe work as a rat race, but for a lot of engineers, that isn't too far off.  Take one Jira ticket off the queue, fix the bug or add the feature …







Lightroom CC for iPhone, iPad, and desktop gets updated with new auto settings powered by Adobe's Sensei machine learning technology (Michael Steeber/9to5Mac)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:55:18 -0500

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(image) Michael Steeber / 9to5Mac:
Lightroom CC for iPhone, iPad, and desktop gets updated with new auto settings powered by Adobe's Sensei machine learning technology  —  Adobe's December release of Lightroom CC for iPad and iPhone includes a few new interesting features that will be helpful to amateur and professional photographers alike.




David Marcus, VP of messaging products at Facebook and a former president of PayPal, will be joining Coinbase's board (Jeff John Roberts/Fortune)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:35:03 -0500

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(image) Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
David Marcus, VP of messaging products at Facebook and a former president of PayPal, will be joining Coinbase's board  —  Coinbase, a popular site for buying cryptocurrencies, is soaring.  In the last week, Coinbase's app shot to No. 1 in the iTunes store, while a flood of interest …







Trump signs US government ban on Kaspersky Lab software into law, as part of broader defense policy spending legislation (Dustin Volz/Reuters)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:45:04 -0500

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Trump signs US government ban on Kaspersky Lab software into law, as part of broader defense policy spending legislation  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed into law on Tuesday legislation that bans the use of Kaspersky Lab within the U.S. government …







Fraud detection startup Simility raises $17.5M Series B led by Accel with PayPal among investors participating (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:15:06 -0500

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(image) Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Fraud detection startup Simility raises $17.5M Series B led by Accel with PayPal among investors participating  —  Simility, which develops a fraud detection platform that uses machine learning, has announced a $17.5 million round of funding led by Accel, with participation from new strategic investor PayPal.