12 Nov 2019

1. Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands and… outfits The latest research out of Facebook sets machine learning models to tasks that, to us, seem rather ordinary — but for a computer are still monstrously difficult. These projects aim to anonymize faces, improvise hand movements and —…

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15 Oct 2019
TechBits

1. Google updates its Titan security keys with USB-C Google has revealed its latest Titan security key — and it’s now compatible with USB-C devices. The latest Titan key arrives just weeks after its closest market rival Yubico — which also manufactures the Titan security key for Google —…

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14 Oct 2019

1. Paytm to cut losses by 33% to $400 million: Vijay Shekhar Sharma Paytm has completely cut incentives on P2P UPI transactions after seeing a group of customers conduct millions of transactions of Rs 21 between its network and other rival players. The firm expects GMV, which does not…

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12 Oct 2019

1. Here’s what to expect from Google’s Pixel 4 launch next week Here in New York, the air is crisp and the leaves have begun to turn crimson and brown. That can only mean one thing: hardware season is upon us. Backdropped by cloudy, gray Manhattan skies, Google is…

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12 Oct 2019

1. Ad-tech startup OneOneDay raises $1.3 million in pre-series A round The company lets users watch ads that they like and pays them for it, with a portion of the earnings also going to a social cause of the user’s choice. OneOneDay said it would use the funding to…

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11 Oct 2019

1. OpsRamp beefs up alert capabilities with machine learning-based inference Hybrid cloud infrastructure management company OpsRamp Inc. today is updating its event management platform and intelligent correlation machine learning capabilities.In addition, the OpsRamp Fall 2019 also provides new multi-cloud infrastructure monitoring functions for Amazon Web Services Inc.’s and Google…

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10 Oct 2019

1. Eye on India, Inventus Cap closes third fund at Rs 369 crore The latest investment vehicle has been backed by a mix of institutional investors, such as Small Industries Development Bank of India, family offices and technology entrepreneurs. Prior to setting up Inventus-III, Inventus Capital Partners had primarily…

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23 Sep 2019

1. Crucial achievement in Advancing Quantum Computers by Physicists Physicists at Uppsala University have identified how to distinguish between true and ‘fake’ Majorana states in one of the most commonly used experimental setups, by means of supercurrent measurements. This theoretical study is a crucial step for advancing the field…

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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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16 Sep 2019

1. Deep tech startups win over ‘patient’ VC funds VCs have been pooling in more money in a higher number of rounds in the past year as their appetite for niche products and platforms is growing significantly. The connectivity of deep tech startups to ‘patient’ capital that is willing…

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