Google’s AlphaGo — the AI developed to tackle the world’s most demanding strategy game — is stepping down from competitive matches after defeating the world’s best talent. The latest to succumb is Go’s top-ranked player, Ke Jie, who lost 3-0 in a series hosted in China this week. The AI, developed by London-based DeepMind, which was acquired by Google… Read More…
The mother of the CEO of Uber, the transportation network company, died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said.
Mother of Uber CEO killed in California boat accident
Source: Foxnews – Technology
Spotify made a few moves this week that could put them in a better position to join the stock market. On Thursday, it was revealed that the company added four people to its board of directors. The music streaming startup has brought on former Disney COO Tom Staggs; Padmasree Warrior, a Cisco vet who runs an electric car…
The tech giant says it’s “burdensome” to meet Labor Department demands in a trial involving salary and gender at Google, says a report.
Google to US: Too expensive to provide wage data in gender suit – CNET
When a total solar eclipse surprised soldiers in ancient times, it brought an end to years of war. Now the same rare experience is coming to the US.
A rare event that stopped an ancient war comes to the US soon – CNET
We’ve received word from Uber that the Kalanick family suffered a tragic event this weekend. CEO Travis Kalanick’s parents were in a boating accident in Fresno yesterday and his mother Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick has passed away. His father Donald Kalanick was also injured. The company provided the following statement. “Last night Travis and his family suffered…
After decades spent funding technologies tailored to deprive us of sleep (see: streaming video, gaming, social networks and 24/7 online shopping), the venture capital industry has decided to direct its considerable capital reserves at helping us get more shut-eye. Read More
Chasing dreams may be the next sleeper hit for venture capitalists