Outside of AI, companies are doing less research and more development

If you’ve been following the headlines in the world of AI, you might be fooled into thinking that corporations are doubling down, rather than withdrawing,...

Time-tracking startup Timeular raises $1.1M to help you work smarter

Timeular, the Austrian startup behind the neat Zei time-tracking device that we wrote about last year, has raised €1 million ($1.1 million) in funding to...

Airbnb is running its own internal university to teach data science

Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every...

Columbus welcomes urban problem solvers with new accelerator

Every American city wishes it could better support technology, entrepreneurship and infrastructure, unfortunately few actually have the resources to set truly ambitious goals into motion. But Columbus, Ohio,...

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a U.S. startup focused on computer vision

Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a US startup specialized in computer vision, according to Reuters. Details are sparse, but we know the startup has its own...

See you tomorrow at the Pittsburgh Micro-Meetup

We’re in town for a few days and we’re excited to meet all of you at the Pittsburgh Micro-Meetup tomorrow. In preparation for Disrupt New York...

A look inside the Skopje startup scene

On Wednesday I had the unique pleasure of hanging out with a bunch of Macedonian startup founders and was very impressed. The Balkans have long...

The silver lining to all the bad news around diversity in U.S. tech

Hadi Partovi Crunch Network Contributor Hadi Partovi is a technology investor and entrepreneur and is the co-founder and chief executive of the Seattle-based...

Former Etsy CTO is joining the prescription drug marketplace, Blink Health

 Fformer Etsy chief technology officer Kellan Elliott-McCrea, is heading over to Blink Health, a company that’s using technology to create a marketplace for cheap prescription medications. Read More ...

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On managing outrage in Silicon Valley

I hate sexism; it can’t be eradicated fast enough. I’m also frustrated that there’s still far too little diversity...