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Innovations In Cybersecurity At RSA 2016

By |February 29th, 2016|

 Beyond artificial intelligence and machine learning to the brave new world of cybersecurity. Read More Source: News

Is Singularity Near?

By |February 29th, 2016|

 The 11th of December 2015, Open AI, a nonprofit artificial intelligence research company was announced to the world. With $1 billion in funding from high-profile investors, such as Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel, the company put forward an ambitious research agenda to keep artificial intelligence beneficial to humanity. Both the research agenda and --> READ MORE

Why Facebook Hosted 200+ African-American Students From The SF Bay Area

By |February 29th, 2016|

 Just one day after Mark Zuckerberg’s internal memo leaked, which asked employees to stop crossing out Black Lives Matter slogans, Facebook hosted more than 200 African-American students from the San Francisco Bay Area. The day-long field trip to Facebook this past Friday, which had been weeks in the making as part of Black History Month, was spearheaded by --> READ MORE

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

By |February 29th, 2016|

 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More Source: News

Meet The Judges For The TC Meetup + Pitch-Off In Brooklyn Tomorrow Night!

By |February 29th, 2016|

 Did I mention we’re having a pitch-off in Brooklyn tomorrow night? Because we are! It will be held at Output in Williamsburg at 6pm, and tickets are still available, which you can buy here. But what is a pitch-off? Well, ten companies have been selected to show off their wares on our stage. They will --> READ MORE

GoPro Spends 20% Of Its Cash On Hand To Acquire Two Video Editing Startups

By |February 29th, 2016|

 GoPro today announced the acquisition of two startups to address one of the company’s sore spots: Video editing. Stupeflix and Vemory are the companies behind the mobile apps Replay and Splice, respectively. GoPro tells TechCrunch the company spent $105 million on the two companies combined and that all the employees from these companies will join --> READ MORE

Gmail Gets Improved Security Features For Business Users

By |February 29th, 2016|

 Google announced a number of new security features for Gmail users in the enterprise today. Last year, the company launched its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) feature for Google Apps Unlimited users that helps businesses keep sensitive data out of emails. Today, it’s launching the first major update of this service at the RSA Conference in --> READ MORE

INNOVATE2016: CTA President Gary Shapiro On Marco Rubio As Silicon Valley’s Best Hope

By |February 29th, 2016|

 Perhaps it’s not surprising that Silicon Valley is apparently praying for the “good billionaire”, Michael Bloomberg, to run for President. According to the Consumer Technology Association president and CEO Gary Shapiro, nobody in the current election is looking after the interests of Silicon Valley. Nobody, that is, except Marco Rubio who, Shapiro argues, really is --> READ MORE

Crosley’s First Direct Drive Turntable Doesn’t Disappoint

By |February 29th, 2016|

 The Crosley C200 is a great turntable, and I highly recommend checking it out it if you are in the market for a new record player. The design is great, the price is fair, it’s easy to set up, and it sounds wonderful. Read More Source: News

Google’s Self-Driving Car Gets Into A Minor Accident While The AI Was Driving

By |February 29th, 2016|

 It was bound to happen eventually: one of Google’s self-driving cars has gotten into a minor accident – and, for once, it was while the AI was in control. Read More Source: News