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Former NSA director Keith Alexander joins Amazon

General Keith Alexander, former director of the National Security Agency, who oversaw the illegal mass espionage of Americans, was appointed to Amazon’s board of directors, attracting...

Sep 14, 2020

Softbank Nearing a Deal To Sell ARM to NVIDIA

A cash and stock offering for ARM could be announced next week, sources say.

Sep 12, 2020

Austin-based SigmaSense Raises $22M Series A

Via Crunchbase:

Sep 11, 2020

Elon Musk voiced his discontent on Twitter that OpenAI is exclusively licensing GPT-3 to Microsoft

As we previously covered, Microsoft announced that it was exclusively licensing GPT-3, a natural language AI-powered tool made by OpenAI.

Sep 10, 2020

Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs Believes the US Cannot Compete With Huawei

The chips and processors and what brand each uses have been making news over the last year. Apple’s change in its Macs from Intel to ARM or, more dramatically, the drowning that the U...

Sep 07, 2020

Reed Hastings on Netflix’s aggressive company culture, and more

Reed Hastings is the multi-billionaire behind Netflix, and was directly responsible for quashing Blockbuster’s entry into the modern entertainment market. They started with sending DV...

Sep 06, 2020

Amazon Prohibits Foreign Seed Sales

The company Amazon has banned the sale in the United States of plants sent from abroad, after thousands of suspicious packages - many from China - arrived this summer in homes around ...

Sep 06, 2020

Epic is formally asking for a preliminary injunction

Epic is back on the case and is trying to get Judge Rogers, who is hearing the case of Epic Games vs. Apple, to order Fortnite to be readmitted to the App Store.

Sep 05, 2020

Unusually large call options purchases by SoftBank over the past month

SoftBank is the “Nasdaq whale” that has bought billions of dollars in U.S. stock derivatives in a move that fueled the feverish rise of big technology companies before a sharp setback...

Sep 03, 2020