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WIKIPEDIA NOW HAS MORE THAN 6 MILLION ARTICLES IN ENGLISH

Wikipedia has surpassed a notable milestone today: The English version of the world's largest online encyclopedia now has over six...

RELATIVITY SPACE COULD CHANGE THE ECONOMICS OF PRIVATE SPACE LAUNCHES

The private launch market is an area of a lot of focus in the emerging space startup industry, not least because it unlocks the true...

 
 
 

AKI ACQUIRES EYEVIEW'S AD PERSONALIZATION TECH

Video advertising company Eyeview shut down in December , but its technology will live on thanks to an acquisition by Aki Technologies...

PLAYING TRAFFIC COP FOR DRONES IN CITIES AND TOWNS NETS AIRSPACE LINK $4 MILLION

As the number of drones proliferates in cities and towns across America, government agencies are scrambling to find ways to manage...

 
 
 

US REGULATORS NEED TO CATCH UP WITH EUROPE ON FINTECH INNOVATION 

Alastair Mitchell Contributor Share on Twitter Alastair Mitchell is a partner at multi-stage VC fund EQT Ventures and the fund's B2B...

GOLDMAN SAYS IT WON'T TAKE COMPANIES PUBLIC WITHOUT AT LEAST ONE “DIVERSE” DIRECTOR; HERE'S WHAT IT SHOULD HAVE SAID

Some of the biggest banks in the United States are among the powerful institutions in the world. But like every incumbent, they still...

 
 
 

IT'S TIME FOR TECH STARTUPS TO GET POLITICAL

Xiao Wang Contributor Xiao Wang is CEO at Boundless , a technology startup that has helped thousands of immigrant families apply for...

FIREFLY AEROSPACE INVESTIGATING A FIRE THAT RESULTED FROM A TEST OF ITS ALPHA ROCKET'S ENGINES

Space launch startup Firefly Aerospace encountered a setback as it kicked off the first “hot” tests of its Alpha launch vehicle's engines...

 
 
 

UBER'S SHIN-PEI TSAY IS COMING TO TC SESSIONS: MOBILITY

Government and policy experts are among the most important people in the future of transportation. Any company pursuing the shared...

APPLE TV+ SHOW ‘LITTLE AMERICA' TO GET A COMPANION PODCAST, EXEC PRODUCER SAYS

A recent report from Bloomberg claimed Apple was considering making original podcasts related to its Apple TV+ streaming service shows....

 
 
 

UBER'S SELF-DRIVING UNIT STARTS MAPPING WASHINGTON, D.C. AHEAD OF TESTING

Uber Advanced Technologies Group will start mapping Washington, D.C., ahead of plans to begin testing its self-driving vehicles in...

LAYOFFS HIT Q&A STARTUP QUORA

Quora , a ten-year-old question-and-answer startup based in Mountain View, is laying off staff in its Bay Area and New York offices,...

 
 
 

XEROX WANTS TO REPLACE HP BOARD THAT REJECTED TAKEOVER BID

In Xerox's latest effort to get HP to bend to its will and combine the two companies, it announced its intent today to try and replace...

Google's Dataset Search comes out of beta

GOOGLE'S DATASET SEARCH COMES OUT OF BETA

Google today announced that Dataset Search , a service that lets you search for close to 25 million different publicly available datasets,...

 
 
 

WAYMO'S SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS AND MINIVANS ARE HEADED TO NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS

Waymo said Thursday it will begin mapping and eventually testing its autonomous long-haul trucks in Texas and parts of New Mexico,...

LAYOFFS REACH 23ANDME AFTER HITTING MOZILLA AND THE VISION FUND PORTFOLIO

Layoffs in the technology and venture-backed worlds continued today, as 23andMe confirmed to CNBC that it laid off around 100 people,...

 
 
 

AS AUTONOMY STALLS, LIDAR COMPANIES LEARN TO ADAPT

Lidar sensors are likely to be essential to autonomous vehicles, but if there are none of the latter, how can you make money with the...

CORTEX LABS HELPS DATA SCIENTISTS DEPLOY MACHINE LEARNING MODELS IN THE CLOUD

It's one thing to develop a working machine learning model, it's another to put it to work in an application. Cortex Labs is an early...

 
 
 

NBC PARTNERS WITH SNAPCHAT ON FOUR DAILY SHOWS FOR 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS

Snapchat and NBC Olympics are again teaming up to produce customized Olympics content for users in the U.S. - this time, for the 2020...

ONE MEDICAL TARGETS IPO VALUATION OF UP TO $2B AS WE UNPACK ITS Q4 RESULTS

And welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we're digging...

 
 
 



Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic. Read more ...

The CEO of Intel says that the 'insatiable demand' for enough processing...

The CEO of Intel says that the 'insatiable demand' for enough processing power to handle tons of data led it to a big beat on Wall Street expectations

Intel shares rallied more than 6% on Thursday after the chipmaker topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter. The tech giant got a huge lift from its data center... Read more ...

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

George Soros says President Trump is conspiring with Facebook to get reelected

Well-known liberal billionaire George Soros said he believes Facebook will work with Trump to get the president re-elected, as first reported by Bloomberg . Speaking at Davos... Read more ...

China spent the crucial first days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak...

China spent the crucial first days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak arresting people who posted about it online and threatening journalists

In the early days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, Chinese officials arrested citizens they accused of spreading rumors about the illness online. Journalists have also... Read more ...

President Trump says Mark Zuckerberg running for president 'wouldn't be too...

President Trump says Mark Zuckerberg running for president 'wouldn't be too frightening'

President Trump was asked about Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, in a new interview with CNBC's Squawk Box . "I heard he's going to run for president," Trump said. "That... Read more ...

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant...

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

The State Department unveiled a new rule on Thursday designed to stop pregnant women who intend to give birth in the US to obtain citizenship for their child. The Trump... Read more ...

Leaked pitch deck shows how WarnerMedia plans to become the dominant media...

Leaked pitch deck shows how WarnerMedia plans to become the dominant media company by spending on HBO Max and ad tech division Xandr

WarnerMedia executives presented a deck to advertisers that shows how parent company AT&T plans to try to become the biggest media company. The company said it planned a big... Read more ...

Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it's only going...

Southwest had a mess of a year because of the 737 Max, and it's only going to get worse - but there are a few bright spots

Southwest Airlines reported fourth quarter and full 2019 earnings following a tumultuous year without its flagship plane, the Boeing 737 Max. The airline is the biggest... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs CEO says no IPOs for companies without at least one 'diverse'...

Goldman Sachs CEO says no IPOs for companies without at least one 'diverse' board member starting in July

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said Thursday in an interview with CNBC in Davos, Switzerland that starting in July, the bank won't help companies without at least one... Read more ...

Uber begins mapping Washington D.C. for self-driving vehicles

Uber begins mapping Washington D.C. for self-driving vehicles

Uber today announced that it has begun mapping public roads in Washington, D.C. with a small fleet of self-driving vehicles. Read more ...