15.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Apple invests $390 million in maker of depth-sensing chips for iPhone X Apple has announced a second major investment from its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund that launched back in May.
14.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS AI might just live up to all the hype one day If AI isn’t the most hyped technology of the 21st century, it’s certainly right up there with earlier manias for mobile, virtual reality, the internet of things, and big data.
13.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS 6 months on, Bancor explains what happened after its $153 million ICO It was a landmark event. Earlier this year, Bancor raised an eye-watering $153 million through its ICO.
12.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Gremlin launches to help companies stress test their apps A new company in town is trying to make companies’ software better — by getting them to intentionally break it.
11.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Gaming companies outsmart DDoS attack with new software security solutions New releases in the online gaming industry are highly anticipated events. Millions of gamers anxiously waiting to leap onto a shiny new game service is an irresistible target for hackers—with bragging rights being the prize.
08.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Cuphead wins its biggest prize: the praise of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau Canada has done a lot to facilitate the growth of its game-development industry, and that passion apparently goes all the way to the top.
07.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Google DeepMind repurposed its AlphaGo AI to beat the best chess and shogi bots Google-owned DeepMind put out a new paper that outlines how the team took the machine learning system that created AlphaGo and built a new system that tackled chess and shogi, beating the top programs at each game.
06.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Social bots are ruining the internet for the rest of us We’ve all seen the stories and allegations of Russian bots manipulating the 2016 U.S. presidential election and, most recently, hijacking the FCC debate on net neutrality.
05.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS 2018 is the year chatbots join the enterprise This photo shows Steve Case's Rise of the Rest is a nationwide effort to work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems. Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, and others give $150 million to Steve Case’s Middle America startup fund Blockstack raises $52 million to build a parallel internet where you own all your data Zen blockchain hopes to strengthen,
04.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Georgia now has over 100 bitcoin ATMs as cryptocurrency interest surges As bitcoin prices fluctuate near record highs and adoption picks up, the world’s largest bitcoin ATM provider is bringing its largest installation to-date to Georgia.
01.12.17 BUSINESS NEWS Samsung strategy chief wants to chase more big acquisitions Samsung Electronics’ $8 billion purchase of automotive and audio electronics company Harman has given the technology conglomerate confidence to chase more big deals, its strategy chief said on Friday.
30.11.17 BUSINESS NEWS HTC invests in 26 new AR/VR startups through its Vive X accelerator HTC is announcing today that it’s investing in 26 new startups in the augmented reality and virtual reality space through its Vive X global accelerator program.