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Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in an post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory backlash to its cryptocurrency. 40 wallets, tools, and block explorers plus 1,700 Github commits have how now been built on its blockchain testnet that’s seen 51,000 mock transactions in the past two […]

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Silicon is apparently the new gold these days, or so VCs hope. What was once a no-go zone for venture investors, who feared the long development lead times and high technical risk required for new entrants in the semiconductor field, has now turned into one of the hottest investment areas for enterprise and data VCs. […]

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

The Linux Foundation today announced that ONNX, the open format that makes machine learning models more portable, is now a graduate-level project inside of the organization’s AI Foundation. ONNX was originally developed and open-sourced by Microsoft and Facebook in 2017 and has since become somewhat of a standard, with companies ranging from AWS to AMD, […]

John Carmack steps down at Oculus – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ Legendary coder John Carmack is […]

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ – TechCrunch

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ – TechCrunch

One of the bigger trends in enterprise software has been the emergence of startups building tools to make the benefits of artificial intelligence technology more accessible to non-tech companies. Today, one that has built a platform to apply power of machine learning and natural language processing to massive documents of unstructured data has closed a […]

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

Legendary coder John Carmack is leaving Facebook’s Oculus after 6 years to focus on a personal project — no less than the creation of Artificial General Intelligence, or “Strong AI.” He’ll remain attached to the company in a “Consulting CTO” position, but will be spending all his time working on, perhaps, the AI that finally […]

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

Big changes are afoot for Wire, an enterprise-focused end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service that advertises itself as “the most secure collaboration platform”. In February, Wire quietly raised $8.2 million from Morpheus Ventures and others, we’ve confirmed — the first funding amount it has ever disclosed — and alongside that external financing, it moved its […]

Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Mirantis today announced that it has acquired Docker’s Enterprise business and team. Docker Enterprise was very much the heart of Docker’s product lineup, so this sale leaves Docker as a shell of its former, high-flying unicorn self. Docker itself, which installed a new CEO earlier this year, says it will continue to focus on tools […]

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