3 11, 2019

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-03T17:38:54+00:00 November 3rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Alex Jones, Artificial Intelligence, behavioral advertising, donald trump, Facebook, fake news, Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, jack dorsey, machine learning, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Political Advertising, political disinformation, Privacy, Social, social media, TC, Twitter, Uncategorized, United States|

Sometimes it feels as if Internet platforms are turning everything upside down, from politics to publishing, culture to commerce, and of course swapping [...]

28 10, 2019

Nvidia’s new Shield TV wins the Android TV market with amazing 4K upscaling – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-28T17:33:25+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Amazon, Amazon Fire TV, Android, apple tv, Artificial Intelligence, AV, computing, disney, dolby, ethernet, Gadgets, Hardware, HDMI, internet television, LG, Netflix, neural network, NVIDIA, nvidia shield, OLED, online stores, Portable Media Players, RAM, Reviews, Shield Portable, shield tv, shields, smart tv, streaming devices, Streaming Media, TC, technology, Uncategorized|

Nvidia has a new family of Android TV-based streaming devices, as tipped early via a couple of leaks from online stores. The new [...]

19 10, 2019

New Nvidia Shield Android TV streaming device leaks via Amazon listing – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-19T17:22:07+00:00 October 19th, 2019|Amazon, Android, Artificial Intelligence, Assistant, computing, Federal Communications Commission, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, NVIDIA, nvidia shield, Portable Media Players, set top box, Shield Portable, Streaming Media, streaming media player, TC, tegra, Uncategorized|

The fact that Nvidia is updating its Shield TV hardware has already been telegraphed via an FCC filing, but a leak earlier today [...]

18 10, 2019

Airbnb’s WeWork problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-18T05:17:44+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Airbnb, Artificial Intelligence, brian chesky, business, citigroup, economy, entrepreneurship, Exit, Fred Wilson, Fundings & Exits, jpmorgan, Lyft, machine learning, morgan stanley, neologisms, Private Equity, Real Estate, sharing economy, Softbank, spotify, Startups, TC, Uber, Uncategorized, vacation rental, WeWork|

Airbnb may be another overvalued “unicorn,” but it’s no WeWork. The Information this morning reported new Airbnb financials — indicating a massive increase [...]

30 09, 2019

Why is Dropbox reinventing itself? – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-30T05:04:21+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Adam Nash, Apps, Artificial Intelligence, cloud, cloud applications, cloud services, cloud storage, Developer, Drew Houston, Dropbox, Enterprise, G Suite, Getty-Images, Google, Image search, machine learning, operating systems, Quentin Clark, SaaS, smartphone, Software, Startups, TC, trello, Uncategorized, zoom|

A chat with Dropbox VP of Product Adam Nash and CTO Quentin Clark Greg Kumparak @grg / 19 hours According to Dropbox CEO [...]

29 07, 2019

SoftBank’s second act – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-29T04:12:35+00:00 July 29th, 2019|abu dhabi, advisors, alex wilhelm, Amazon Web Services, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, ashton kutcher, Banking, board member, Brandless, carsharing, ceo, economy, editor, entrepreneurship, finance, Foxconn, Goldman Sachs, huffington, jonathan shieber, Matt Cohler, Microsoft, money, Private Equity, Raisin, ryan graves, Saudi Arabia, Sequoia, Softbank, SoftBank Group, spotify, Startups, Startups Weekly, stripe, taiwan, The Financial Times, thrive global, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, web services, WeWork|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

26 07, 2019

Google Cloud’s run rate is now over $8B – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-26T04:09:47+00:00 July 26th, 2019|Amazon Web Services, Artificial Intelligence, chrome os, cloud, cloud infrastructure, Companies, computing, Earnings, Google, Microsoft, online advertising, pichai, Sundar Pichai, Thomas Kurian, Uncategorized|

It’s been a while since Google last shared any fundamental financial data about its cloud business. In today’s earnings call, though, Google CEO [...]

26 06, 2019

Self-driving startup Drive.ai is closing down – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-26T03:45:20+00:00 June 26th, 2019|APPLE, apple inc, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, drive.ai, linkedin, Stanford University, TC, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Drive.ai, the autonomous vehicle tech startup once valued at $200 million, is shutting down after four years, according to a state regulatory filing. The [...]

24 06, 2019

Climate change, AI and ethical leadership in ‘big tech’, with Amazon principal UX design lead Maren Costa – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-24T15:44:14+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Artificial Intelligence, blind, energy, Google, Government, GreenTech, ISS, Jessica Powell, Policy, Publishing, Rajit Iftikhar, Software Engineer, Talent, TC, Uncategorized|

“I just want to be proud of the company that I work for,” Maren Costa told me recently. Costa is a Principal UX [...]

20 06, 2019

Canada’s True North conference is not your typical tech event – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-20T03:39:22+00:00 June 20th, 2019|africa, Artificial Intelligence, BlackBerry, Buzzfeed, Communitech, encryption, Events, Google, healthcare, kara swisher, Mark Zuckerberg, north america, Privacy, re/code, smartphone, Startups, sustainable energy, TC, Thomas Friedman, true north, Uncategorized, University of Waterloo, waterloo, writers|

From the venue and the flashy event website, Waterloo, Ontario’s True North conference (in its second year) doesn’t seem all that distinct from [...]