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Crunch Report | Galaxy Note 8 Makes Its Return
We get a look at SpaceX’s Spacesuit, Galaxy Note 8 makes its return, a recap of YC Demo Day 2 and Apple’s latest iPhone could come on September 12th. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Facebook’s Andrew Bosworth is taking over the company’s consumer hardware efforts
Veteran Facebook exec Andrew “Boz” Bosworth is taking over consumer hardware efforts at the company, including projects under groups like Building 8 and Oculus. The announcement was made internally by Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer, Business Insider reports. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the a...
Susan Fowler’s lawyers just told the Supreme Court why tech cos should eliminate arbitration agreements
Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer whose blog post about the company’s troubling internal workings eventually led to the ouster of its CEO Travis Kalanick, has a new message for the Supreme Court: get rid of arbitration agreements. In a development first reported on by The Recorder, Fowler’s...
This algorithm cleverly recreates 3D objects from tiny 2D images
With a lifetime of observing the world informing our perceptions, we’re all pretty good at inferring the overall shape of something we only see from the side, or for a brief moment. Computers, however, are just plain bad at it. Fortunately, a clever shortcut created by a Berkeley AI researcher m...
Three things that every startup should consider before the fundraising tide goes out
Now is the time for startups to engage in strategic planning so that future liquidity needs will be met. This article discusses market trends and how debt financing and other protective measures can engineer optionality that can help a startup not only survive, but potentially thrive during a pe...
In iOS 11, Safari will strip out Google AMP links for shared stories
Anyone haunted by annoying link cruft will be relieved to hear that iOS 11 will transform Google AMP links back into their original forms when sharing a story from Safari. MacStories editor Federico Viticci first spotted the change, which appears to be live in the new iOS 11 beta 7. Very nice: w...
After Magic Leap acquisition, Dacuda founder forms PXL Vision
Swiss startup Dacuda’s 3D scanning division was acquired by Magic Leap in February, but it seems the company’s founder, Michael Born, is just getting started with computer vision. He and three others who didn’t go over to the much-hyped and intensely secretive AR company have formed a new one: P...
Judge sides with YouTubers Ethan and Hila Klein in copyright lawsuit
Ethan and Hila Klein, the husband-and-wife team behind the popular H3H3 YouTube channel, appear to have won their legal battle against Matt Hosseinzadeh, a.k.a. Matt Hoss. A New York judge today issued a summary judgement in favor of the Kleins. Read More
Billionaires and big ag are joining venture investors to fund lab-grown meat
The future of food is going to get weird. Read More
Uber’s financials show company is still growing, despite the drama
Uber’s past six months have been tumultuous, with lawsuits and allegations of harassment. The company doesn’t even have a CEO right now, but newly released financials suggest that most users don’t care. First reported by Axios, Uber has confirmed to us that Uber’s $8.7 billion in gross bookings ...
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Russian ambassador to Sudan dies in Khartoum
Russian Ambassador to Sudan Migayas Shirinskiy died Wednesday in the capital Khartoum, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Details about N. Korea's missile program revealed
Newly released photos appear to reveal unexpected advances in North Korea's missile program, experts say, including a previously unseen type of projectile.
White House adviser Jared Kushner and other US officials will discuss the stalled Middle East peace process with Israeli and the Palestinian authorities. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
Iraqi forces have launched an offensive to recapture the city of Tal Afar, one of ISIS' last major urban strongholds in northern Iraq. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
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Lucy Wronka was on ITV News with her children George and Iris to talk about their milk allergies with anchor Alastair Stewart. But, daughter Iris had other plans for the interview.
President Trump's immigration reform has ignited a border emergency, as so many people are fleeing the US in fear of being kicked out by the Trump administation. The Canadian military is now building tents to accommodate all the asylum seekers. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports.
Jared Kushner won't find his job in Israel easy
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner will touch down later Wednesday in Israel, along with a senior delegation, for the purpose of trying to renew the all but defunct Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Police: DNA from body matches journalist
DNA from a headless torso found washed up on an island near Copenhagen matches that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, Danish police said Wednesday.
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