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How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

    How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear.

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Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn the porn back on

    Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn the porn back on

Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings.

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Cloudera finishes up 20% in stock market debut

    Cloudera finishes up 20% in stock market debut

After pricing its IPO at $15 per share, Cloudera, the enterprise big data company, closed the day up more than 20 percent, at $18.09. This also is above the range

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A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

    A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of

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Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation

    Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation

Rubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company

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Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers

    Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers

Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allowed people

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Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

  Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is

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Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

  Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO

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Auto site Carvana tumbles 26% in stock market debut

  Auto site Carvana tumbles 26% in stock market debut

Carvana, the site for buying and selling cars, had a rough first day in the public markets. After pricing its

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Apple stops paying royalties to Qualcomm

  Apple stops paying royalties to Qualcomm

It’s no secret, Apple and Qualcomm have been fighting relentlessly for a few months over royalty payments. Apple told Qualcomm

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Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

  Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company

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Amazon is shutting down its ‘Underground Actually Free’ program that gives away free Android apps

  Amazon is shutting down its ‘Underground Actually Free’ program that gives away free Android apps

Late on Friday, Amazon announced it will be shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program, which offers customers free versions of

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Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

  Former NSA director explains why the spy agency will end a controversial surveillance technique

Earlier today, the NSA announced its intentions to limit a surveillance technique that had a nasty side effect of sweeping

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Someone scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments

  Someone scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments

Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable dataset

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