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Crunch Report | Facebook Smart Speaker on the Way

Crunch Report | Facebook Smart Speaker on the Way
Facebook is apparently working on its own smart speaker and has acquired digital rights management company Source3, SoftBank could bet

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software
Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital, Sequoia Capital

This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie

This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie
As moviemaking becomes as much a science as an art, the moviemakers need to ever-better ways to gauge audience reactions.

Spin brings its pick-up-anywhere bike sharing to South San Francisco

Spin brings its pick-up-anywhere bike sharing to South San Francisco
Spin, the bike-sharing service that lets you pick up and drop off a bike anywhere in a city, is coming

AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems

AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems
Artificial intelligence-focused investment funds are a dime a dozen these days. Everyone knows there’s money to be made from AI,

Here’s the schedule for when Legendary Pokémon will come and go in Pokémon GO

Here’s the schedule for when Legendary Pokémon will come and go in Pokémon GO
Ever since the first Legendary Pokémon (read: ultra strong, ultra rare Pokémon that require groups of 10-20 players to capture)
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Canaan Partners just closed on $800 million — its biggest fund (by a lot)

Canaan Partners just closed on $800 million — its biggest fund (by a lot)
It’s a years-long trend with no end in sight: venture firms are raising record amounts, owing to growing and sustained

Facebook is hiring a (human) AI Editor

Facebook is hiring a (human) AI Editor
Human: Oh sweet bot, tell us a story! A nice story! About a very wise human who worked his whole

SEC regulators are coming after ICOs

SEC regulators are coming after ICOs
It looks like ICOs, shorthand for initial coin offerings, are about to undergo a lot more scrutiny. The SEC has