VentureBeat How tiny Liechtenstein aims to become a big player in blockchain 2018-07-21T19:10:06.000000000+00:00 GUEST: Taking inspiration from the impressive strides made by nearby “Crypto Valley” in Zug, Switzerland, Liechtenstein is moving full steam ahead to become a preferred destination for crypto/blockchain companies to locate and do business. Why I don’t invest in AI 2018-07-21T17:25:16.000000000+00:00 GUEST: Last year AI companies attracted more than $10.8 billion in funding from venture capitalists like me. AI has the ability to enable smarter decision-making. It allows entrepreneurs and innovators to create products of great value to the customer. So why don’t I don’t focus on investing in A... Why your machine-learning team needs better feature-engineering skills 2018-07-21T15:45:51.000000000+00:00 GUEST: The skill of feature engineering — crafting data features optimized for machine learning — is as old as data science itself. But it’s a skill I’ve noticed is becoming more and more neglected. The high demand for machine learning has produced a large pool of data scientists who have develop... Why WhatsApp’s message-forwarding restrictions won’t curb the spread of fake news 2018-07-21T14:15:11.000000000+00:00 ANALYSIS: WhatsApp announced yesterday its latest effort to combat the spread of fake news through its platform. Its solution? Limit the number of “chats” you can forward a message to. The move came in response to a series of violent lynchings in India that were triggered by the spread of false i... Switching it up: Nintendo now leads the gaming industry’s most-seen TV ad chart 2018-07-21T13:10:05.000000000+00:00 GUEST: Nintendo has surged ahead of King (June’s leader, now in third place) as well as Warner Bros. Games to take the lead with over a quarter, or 438.6 million, of the industry’s impressions. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conve... Marvel: Powers United VR 101 — every hero, villain, and location revealed 2018-07-21T10:34:11.000000000+00:00 Ever wanted to be a superhero? Better yet, how about a Marvel superhero? With Marvel Powers United VR you can do just that. This promising new VR game lets you step into the shoes of your favorite comic book characters and team up with friends to save the world over and over again. What is […] Pitch your startup to snag €3 million in TV advertising 2018-07-20T21:54:14.000000000+00:00 SPONSORED: SevenVentures is announcing that applications are open for their eighth annual SevenVentures Pitch Day (7VPD). They're looking for the most innovative B2C startups to pitch for the chance to win €3 million in TV advertising in this fast-growing market. World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth could have a progression problem 2018-07-20T21:35:22.000000000+00:00 OPINION: Earlier this week, Blizzard Entertainment released a new patch for World of Warcraft that implemented class changes and added new features ahead of the August 14 launch of the new expansion, Battle for Azeroth. This pre-patch experience is usually an exciting one for fans. But this time,... Microsoft adds AI and IoT cautionary language to its earnings 2018-07-20T20:52:23.000000000+00:00 Microsoft's earnings release now includes cautionary language related to artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. AI-assisted art moves from pixels to paintbrushes 2018-07-20T20:37:31.000000000+00:00 The third annual RobotArt competition tasked competitors with developing AI capable of producing art. The results were surprisingly good.