Our collective facepalm has gotten so bad AI researchers are dedicating time to it

OK, perhaps the events of the last few months have only moved the needle a bit, but the fact remains that we take a heck...

Prisma shifts focus to b2b with an API for AI-powered mobile effects

The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers that draw on its expertise using...

Crunch Report | Apple Spending $1 Billion on Original Content

Apple is spending $1 billion to acquire original content, Workday acquires Pattern, Google Home now lets you make free phone calls and Andrew Ng is starting an AI fund. All...

Crunch Report | SpaceX Launches and Recovers another Rocket

SpaceX launches and recovers another rocket, GoDaddy tells Daily Stormer to find a new domain provider, Amazon refunds fake eclipse glasses and OpenAI bot beats masters of Dota 2. All...

Crunch Report | David Letterman Is Coming to Netflix

David Letterman is coming to Netflix, Didi Chuxing backs Careem in the Middle East, Crusie is running an autonomous ride-hailing service and Andrew Ng launches Deeplearning.ai. All this on Crunch...

Callsign pulls in $35M Series A for its adaptive authentication platform

London-based Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for an authentication platform which uses deep learning...

A running list of every company backed by the $93B SoftBank Vision Fund

When SoftBank announced the first close of its $93 billion Vision Fund back in May, it was hard to understand how the company would even manage to deploy so much...

Crunch Report | KKR Buys WebMD for $2.8 Billion

KKR is buying WebMD for $2.8 billion, Didi and SoftBank invest $2 billion into Grab, Daimler and Bosch create a driverless parking garage and the next Microsoft HoloLens gets an...

APLICATIONS

Uber’s Northern Europe chief departs after London license loss

Uber’s regional general manager for Northern Europe, Jo Bertram, is leaving the company. The news was reported earlier...