21 Feb 2020

1. Quibi’s streaming service app launches in app stores for pre-order Quibi, the mobile-only streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg, is now open for pre-orders. The company declined to fully show off its app only a month ago during demos of its “TurnStyle” technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in…

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03 Feb 2020

1. Two-year-old Indian ed-tech startup Doubtnut raises $15M Doubtnut, a Gurgaon-based startup that operates an app to help students learn and master concepts from math and science using short videos, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as it looks to serve more people in small cities…

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08 Jan 2020

1.GitHub, Mozilla, and Cloudflare appeal to India to be transparent about changes in its intermediary liability rules. Microsoft’s GitHub, Mozilla, and Cloudflare have urged India to be transparent about the amendments it is making to an upcoming law that could affect swathes of companies and the way more than…

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13 Dec 2019

1. Amazon launches Audible Suno free app featuring short-stories in India Amazon is having another go at expanding its reach to listeners in India. The company, which launched pay-to-use Audible in the country last year, today introduced a new service called Audible Suno that offers free access to “hundreds…

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06 Dec 2019

1. NFL teams up with AWS to simulate and predict player injuries using AI Amazon Web Services Inc. said today the National Football League will use its cloud platform to model contributing factors to player injuries and explore ways of reducing health risks using machine learning. The partnership announced…

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18 Nov 2019

1. Army photogrammetry technique makes 3D aerial maps in minutes Aerial imagery is a common asset in military matters, but 3D maps can be difficult to collect on short notice without specialized equipment. This new photogrammetry technique from the Army Corps of Engineers, however, can make accurate 3D maps…

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15 Nov 2019

1. VoltServer adds a data layer to electricity distribution in a move that could help smart grid rollout Stephen Eaves, the chief executive of a new startup that promises to overlay data on electricity distribution has spent years developing data management technologies. Eaves’ first company, the eponymous Eaves Devices…

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20 Sep 2019

1. Airbnb to go public in 2020 Airbnb Inc. is finally going public. The online accommodation marketplace said today it expects to become a publicly-traded company during 2020. The press release was made pursuant to securities law and gave no details about the exact timing of the IPO or its…

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19 Sep 2019

1. GitHub automates vulnerability discovery with Semmle code analysis engine Software development platform GitHub Inc. is making it easier for security researchers to identify vulnerabilities in the code it hosts after acquiring a company called Semmle Ltd. Semmle has built what GitHub says is a “revolutionary code analysis engine”…

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