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TechCrunch:
Sources: Amazon's AWS cloud division quietly acquires AI security startup harvest.ai for around $20M   —  Amazon Web Services appears to be ramping up its security chops.  TechCrunch has learned that the e-commerce giant's cloud services group has quietly acquired cyber security firm harvest.ai.
Jan 9, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz announce partnership for AI car technology, with first product expected to roll out within 12 months   —  Nvidia already announced a partnership at CES to bring a AI self-driving car to production, and now Mercedes-Benz is also teaming up with the GPU-maker on a vehicle with AI on board.
Jan 6, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
As the list of SV startup scandals grows, entrepreneurs' “fake it till you make it” ethos garners continued scrutiny from reporters, while investors defend bets   —  As the list of startup scandals grows, it's time to ask whether entrepreneurs are taking “fake it till you make it” too far.
Dec 28, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
The US Election Assistance Commission, which oversees security of voting systems, was hacked around the time of the election, allegedly by a Russian hacker   —  The U.S. Election Assistance Commission, which is responsible for testing and certifying voting systems, among other things …
Dec 16, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: secure messaging app Symphony, used by 14 of biggest banks on Wall Street, is raising up to $200M at a $1B+ pre-money valuation   —  Symphony, a secure messaging service backed and used by 14 of the biggest banks on Wall Street, is raising up to $200 million in a new round of funding …
Dec 14, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Commenting platform Disqus lays off 20% of its workforce, or 11 people, as it shifts business models to focus on data services for publishers and advertisers   —  Some downsizing and refocusing is underway at Disqus, the startup incubated at Y-Combinator that became an early mover in the business …
Dec 14, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Opendoor's business model of buying and flipping homes is risky, but the startup's streamlining of the home-selling process has great disruptive potential   —  I suppose I appreciate the efficiency with which Techcrunch expressed its skepticism for tech's latest unicorn, Opendoor …
Dec 11, 2016, 11:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Used car marketplace Beepi shutting down operations outside of California, laying off 180 staff, merging with Fair.com   —  After going through nearly $150 million in funding, peer-to-peer used-car marketplace Beepi.comis shifting gears.  TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that the startup …
Dec 7, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook Workplace announces enterprise collaboration app platform to challenge Slack's App Directory   —  Facebook will compete directly with Slack through a full-fledged new collaboration app platform built atop its pay-per-user enterprise communication product Workplace.
Dec 6, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple hired at least 16 former employees from now-defunct B2B cloud music platform Omnifone and purchased select tech, source says   —  As the race continues to pick up more subscribers for streaming music services, TechCrunch has learned that one of the most prominent players in the field quietly picked …
Nov 8, 2016, 3:15 AMIn context

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