Teenage bitcoin millionaire is back with a better Botangle

Erik Finman gained notoriety and a certain fame as a 14-year-old entrepreneur and bitcoin investor who’d managed to turn a $1,000 investment in the cryptocurrency into more...

DreamBox Learning’s CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson on startup strength through purpose

Shripriya Mahesh Contributor Shripriya Mahesh is a partner at Omidyar Network. More posts by this contributor: For the third installment of this season’s Founder’s...

Deeplearning.ai is Andrew Ng’s new series of deep learning classes on Coursera

When Andrew Ng announced Deeplearning.ai back in June, it was hard to know exactly what the AI frontiersman was up to. In his time since departing...

Lambda School aims to cash in by upskilling untapped talent

As the saying goes, the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed. Also not evenly distributed: Access to the expensive education...

Mystery Science partners with Google to bring eclipse glasses to elementary school students

Assuming you haven’t been living in a cave — in which case this news wouldn’t interest you anyway — you know there’s a solar eclipse...

Tencent backs Indian education startup BYJU’s at a valuation of $800 million

Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued tech company, has continued to invest in India after it backed online education service BYJU’s. The startup that includes the Chan Zuckerberg...

Duolingo raises $25M at a $700M valuation

Duolingo, the popular language learning service that was co-founded by reCAPTCHA founder Luis von Ahn, today announced that it has raised a $25 million Series...

Amazon’s chat fiction app Rapids ties up with Amazon Studios with launch of ‘Signature...

Today’s kids aren’t just reading books. They’re also tapping and playing with interactive stories on tablets as preschoolers, then delving into instant messaging-like chat fiction...

MateLabs mixes machine learning with IFTTT

If you’ve ever wanted to train a machine learning model and integrate it with IFTTT, you now can with a new offering from MateLabs. MateVerse,...

YC-backed Vidcode raises $1.5M to teach teens to code using Snapchat filters, videos, memes...

Vidcode, a Y Combinator-backed startup focused on teaching teens how to code, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding for its curriculum. While there are...

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AMD posts narrower loss on demand for graphic chips

Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.O) reported a smaller loss for the fourth quarter as its revenue was boosted by strong demand for...