Skymind, a startup that promotes the use of the Deeplearning4j open-source software for deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), is announcing today that it has raised a $3 million seed round.
With Canada’s BlackBerry set to report earnings this morning before North American stock markets open, Wall Street is wondering whether the company will announce a decision about whether to close its handset business.
Tinder’s testing an interesting new feature that lets users promote their profiles for 30-minute periods.
(Reuters) – With its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry.
BitTorrent today announced a new feature for its BitTorrent and uTorrent clients: Altruistic Mode. In short, the new experiment (available in BitTorrent 7.9.9 and above as well as uTorrent 3.4.9 and above) is for users who want to make sure that they upload more than they download, and are okay with downloads never completing.
GUEST: In early 2016 it started becoming obvious that Bitcoin hadn’t just given rise to a full new asset class of blockchain related projects but that these entities were reinventing how early stage fundraising is done.
It looks like Sony may hold another fan gathering in 2016 for its gaming audience. The PlayStation Experience website just updated with new dates and a new location for 2016.
VB LIVE: No one wants to support a marketing activity that’s losing their company money. But too often that’s the price of the mobile-first world.
Our industry faces a well-known duopoly: Facebook and Google command an ever-increasing share of digital ad spend, both in the US and globally.
GUEST: Traditionalists will tell you gaming doesn’t qualify as a sport. They’ll tell you it will never catch on like football or baseball has on an international level.
GUEST: Dashbot.io recently surpassed 50 million messages processed. We thank all our customers for the continued support — we greatly appreciate it!
Ubisoft is expanding its presence in mobile. The French publisher announced today that it acquired mobile game studio Ketchapp.
When it comes to content marketing, media spend, programmatic ad buying, and other popular marketing tactics, finding good benchmark data can be hard.
HP Labs turned 50 this year, and in honor of past inventions such as the inkjet printer, the company is hosting an event that celebrates its view of the future.
GUEST: Having established that we are light years away from full artificial intelligence, and that true A.I.
After the multiplayer beta for Battlefield 1, it’s easy to assume the game is just three men on a single horse shooting flames and .50 caliber rounds into the sky.
As easy performance advances slow down, chip designers are turning to specialized processors for neural networks, self-driving cars, and the Internet of Things to make progress in electronics design.
Elon Musk’s plan to put humans on Mars in the next ten years looks a little bit more real today, with the release of a teaser video of SpaceX’s planned “Interplanetary Transport System.” While this is just a teaser clip — densely packed with dramatic, simulated visuals and space music — Musk is scheduled to reveal more information during a 30 minute press conference today at 11:30 a.m.
Twitter-owned Periscope on Tuesday introduced a VIP program aimed at supporting the most ardent broadcasters of its livestreaming platform.
I know you thought the deluge of League of Legends clones from big publishers was over, but you thought wrong.