After beating the world’s elite Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is retiring

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 10:51 AM

 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…

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Mother of Uber CEO killed in California boat accident

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 7:38 AM

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

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Spotify settles lawsuits, adds board members as it gets ready to go public

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 7:11 AM

 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…

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Tragedy strikes as Uber CEO Kalanick loses mother in boating accident, father in serious condition

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 5:07 AM

 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…

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How to watch the NBA Finals – CNET

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 5:01 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors meet again in a much anticipated matchup. Here’s how to watch both on TV or online. How to watch the NBA Finals – CNET Source: Cnet.com

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Chasing dreams may be the next sleeper hit for venture capitalists

Sunday, 28/May/2017 - at 3:00 AM

 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 …

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