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China passes a new export control law, in effect from Dec. 1

China passed another law to confine touchy fares to ensure public security, helping Beijing gain correspondence against U.S. as tech strains mount.

Oct 18, 2020

Twitch is testing ‘multiplayer ads’

Twitch is rolling out a new marketing experiment dubbed “multiplayer ads”, which will only be accesible in a closed beta. These will be ads chosen by a partnered streamer, and all use...

Oct 17, 2020

OpenPhone, which offers businesses a single phone number that entire teams can access through its iOS, Android apps, raises $14M Series A

OpenPhone raised $14M in their Series A led by Craft Ventures, with assisting participation from Y Combinator and Slow Ventures. This is the follow up from the $2 million they had rec...

Oct 17, 2020

EdgeQ, which is developing software-programmable 5G and AI chips, comes out with $51M in funding

EdgeQ is a startup developing 5G systems-on-chip, and they recently came out of the woodwork with a whopping $51 million in funding. The company says the fresh capital will expand the...

Oct 17, 2020

DataRobot, which helps companies train and deploy ML models, raises $270M

Enterprise artificial intelligence company DataRobot has raised $270 million in an epic round of fuding. This will likely be the last step before the company goes public.

Oct 17, 2020

GitHub reinstates the youtube-dl project

The original repository youtube-dl is available again on GitHub. The well-known YouTube-downloader went offline at the end of October after copyright claims from the American music in...

Oct 16, 2020

Amazon launches Amazon Pharmacy

Amazon opened an online pharmacy this Tuesday, giving its customers the ability to buy medication and order their prescriptions through their cell phones and have them at their door i...

Oct 16, 2020

Capcom was hacked and there is confidential information circulating on the web

Capcom did not pay, and now the attacking group, Ragnar Locker, has decided to publish on the web information included in the data they stole.

Oct 14, 2020

Coinbase publishes a “clarification” of its mission, stating it won’t take on activism

As a seemingly unusual decision in the current political climate, Coinbase announced their stance against corporate activisim in a recent blog post.

Oct 14, 2020

Microsoft announces that it is working with several nonprofits and advocacy organizations to make AI systems more inclusive of people with disabilities

AI-based tools like computer vision and voice interfaces are key for people with disabilities to interact with technology. AI algorithms marketed towards this group are unfortunately ...

Oct 13, 2020