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Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in an post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory backlash to its cryptocurrency. 40 wallets, tools, and block explorers plus 1,700 Github commits have how now been built on its blockchain testnet that’s seen 51,000 mock transactions in the past two […]

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Silicon is apparently the new gold these days, or so VCs hope. What was once a no-go zone for venture investors, who feared the long development lead times and high technical risk required for new entrants in the semiconductor field, has now turned into one of the hottest investment areas for enterprise and data VCs. […]

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch

Moveworks, a startup using AI to help resolve Help Desk tickets in an automated fashion, announced a $75 million Series B investment today. The round was led by Iconiq Capital, Kleiner Perkins and Sapphire Ventures. Existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, and Comerica Bank also participated. The round also included a personal investment […]

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

Legendary coder John Carmack is leaving Facebook’s Oculus after 6 years to focus on a personal project — no less than the creation of Artificial General Intelligence, or “Strong AI.” He’ll remain attached to the company in a “Consulting CTO” position, but will be spending all his time working on, perhaps, the AI that finally […]

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