Tag Archives: development

In a major real-estate expansion in New York City, Google says it will invest $1B+ in a new 1.7M square foot campus in Google Hudson Square in…

Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal : In a major real-estate expansion in New York City, Google says it will invest $1B+ in a new 1.7M square foot campus in Google Hudson Square in Manhattan   —  Search giant joins Amazon, Apple in growing outside the West Coast; addition of 7,000 jobs a ‘conservative estimate’

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AI Index Report for 2018 shows global growth of the field, a sharp rise in papers published from China, and an increase in VC funding of AI startups…

Khari Johnson / VentureBeat : AI Index Report for 2018 shows global growth of the field, a sharp rise in papers published from China, and an increase in VC funding of AI startups   —  The AI Index 2018 report is out, and if you're interested in AI enough to read this newsletter, you really should read the report through for yourself.

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S. Korea’s finance watchdog FSS: damages from voice phishing grew ~73% YoY to $159M, and it will partner with SK Telecom to develop AI to prevent such…

Cho Mu-Hyun / ZDNet : S. Korea's finance watchdog FSS: damages from voice phishing grew ~73% YoY to $159M, and it will partner with SK Telecom to develop AI to prevent such attacks   —  With voice phishing attacks increasing by 74 percent, South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service and SK Telecom will develop AI to prevent such attacks.

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To increase profits in its retail business, Amazon is asking brands with cheap but heavy or bulky items to change packaging and ship from their own…

Wall Street Journal : To increase profits in its retail business, Amazon is asking brands with cheap but heavy or bulky items to change packaging and ship from their own warehouses   —  Online giant pushes for changes in product packaging, quantities to improve earnings  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -4.01% …

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Leaked report prepared for Senate analyzes Russian disinformation that supported Trump across millions of posts on YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr,…

Washington Post : Leaked report prepared for Senate analyzes Russian disinformation that supported Trump across millions of posts on YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, more   —  The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study the millions of posts provided …

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With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK’s BT, France’s Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use…

Bloomberg : With EU governments increasingly concerned about Huawei, telecoms including UK's BT, France's Orange, and Deutsche Telekom are reconsidering the use of its gear   —  - BT and Deutsche Telekom among companies distancing themselves  — Europe is the equipment maker's biggest market outside China

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A secured lender is selling off assets, including AR/VR patent portfolio, of Osterhout Design Group, the maker of R-9 and other smartglasses (Ian…

Ian Hamilton / UploadVR : A secured lender is selling off assets, including AR/VR patent portfolio, of Osterhout Design Group, the maker of R-9 and other smartglasses   —  Osterhout Design Group (ODG) may be dead before mass shipping its R-9 augmented reality glasses, with an asset sale planned for January focused on the AR company's patent portfolio.

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Colin Kroll, the CEO, co-founder of HQ Trivia and co-founder of Vine, has died at 34; police source says a drug overdose is suspected (TMZ.com)

TMZ.com : Colin Kroll, the CEO, co-founder of HQ Trivia and co-founder of Vine, has died at 34; police source says a drug overdose is suspected   —  Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia, has died of an apparent drug overdose ... TMZ has learned.  —  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ …

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PlanetScale, a database-as-a-service startup based on tech that helped scale YouTube, emerges from stealth, had raised $3M seed from tech luminaries…

Josh Constine / TechCrunch : PlanetScale, a database-as-a-service startup based on tech that helped scale YouTube, emerges from stealth, had raised $3M seed from tech luminaries last April   —  Database legends emerge with a new startup  —  When the former CTOs of YouTube, Facebook and Dropbox seed fund a database startup …

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