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Fortnite Creator Epic Games Acquires Social Media App Houseparty

Facebook Opens Engineering Center Inside London’s Chinatown And Hires 100 New

As The Race To 5G Heats Up, Almost Half Of The World’s Population To Use The

Billionaires Jim Breyer and Thomas Tull Lead $15 Million Bet That Genies’

Visa Enters The $125 Trillion Global Money Transfer Market With New Blockchain

How Google Is Using AI To Make Voice Recognition Work For People With

Don’t Tell Lidar Foe Elon Musk But This Maker Of The Robo-Car Vision Tech Just

Concerns And Theories Continue As Huawei Prepares For Its US Ban

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1 week ago

Fortnite Creator Epic Games Acquires Social Media App Houseparty

The deal gives Houseparty access to the game studio's user base and extensive resources while boosting Epic Games’ growing influence in the social media space.
By Matt Perez 7 min read
1 week ago

Facebook Opens Engineering Center Inside London’s Chinatown And Hires 100 New AI Specialists

This will be Facebook’s third London office, after the company ran out of space in its other two sites, which are packed with engineering, sales and marketing teams.
By Sam Shead 3 min read
1 week ago

As The Race To 5G Heats Up, Almost Half Of The World’s Population To Use The Service By This Year

There will be over 10 million 5G subscriptions worldwide by the end of 2019, and 45% of the world’s population will be able to use 5G by end of 2024.  
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
2 weeks ago

Billionaires Jim Breyer and Thomas Tull Lead $15 Million Bet That Genies’ Avatars Will Be Next Big Thing In Social

Genies’ digital caricatures have popped up everywhere—from Scooter Braun’s Instagram account to DJ Khaled’s and attracted a star-studded list of investors.
By Biz Carson 15 min read
2 weeks ago

Visa Enters The $125 Trillion Global Money Transfer Market With New Blockchain Product

Visa is eyeing an even bigger market: cross-border, business-to-business (B2B) transactions, where banks transfer money on behalf of corporate customers.
By Jeff Kauflin 8 min read
2 weeks ago

How Google Is Using AI To Make Voice Recognition Work For People With Disabilities

Want to schedule an appointment? Just ask your phone. Need to turn on your bedroom lights? Google Home has you covered.
By Ruth Umoh 10 min read
2 weeks ago

Don’t Tell Lidar Foe Elon Musk But This Maker Of The Robo-Car Vision Tech Just Raised $170 Million

Proceeds of the Series C round, which was enlarged from an initial $132 million of funding announced in March, will be used to improve the startup’s perception software.
By Alan Ohnsman 7 min read
2 weeks ago

Concerns And Theories Continue As Huawei Prepares For Its US Ban

In May, the US government ruled to ban Huawei from dealing with any US-based entity or corporate. Huawei could now be creating its own operating system for its devices
By Hisham Ibrahim 6 min read