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Microsoft to double its Montreal AI R&D office and invest $7M in academic research

Microsoft to double its Montreal AI R&D office and invest $7M in academic research

Microsoft is following its acquisition of Montreal-based Maluuba with additional investment in the city that’s become quite the artificial intelligence hotbed. Microsoft announced in Davos on Wednesday that it will be growing its research and…

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The Women’s March also should be a wake up call for the tech industry on diversity issues

The Women’s March also should be a wake up call for the tech industry on diversity issues

Discussions around a women’s progressive platform must link issues of gender and race to STEM and technological innovation. These conversations,…

Gillmor Gang: Because Why

Gillmor Gang: Because Why

The Gillmor Gang — Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, January 13, 2017. Finally,…

The genomics intelligence revolution

The genomics intelligence revolution

Mahni Ghorashi Crunch Network Contributor Mahni Ghorashi is the co-founder of Clear Labs, where he leads commercial activities including strategy,…

“Track Trump” will compare Trump’s promises to policy changes in the first 100 days

“Track Trump” will compare Trump’s promises to policy changes in the first 100 days

A new website called Track Trump has launched to monitor the progress President Trump makes on fulfilling his promises for…

FoxNext and Chris Milk’s Within partner for ‘Planet of the Apes’ AR/VR experience

FoxNext and Chris Milk’s Within partner for ‘Planet of the Apes’ AR/VR experience

Slowly but surely huge entertainment companies are throwing major resources into virtual reality plays. Fox took part in Within‘s $12.5 million Series A…

Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trump’s Muslim registry

Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trump’s Muslim registry

Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But it’s unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech.…

Four pricing mistakes you’re making with your developer product

Four pricing mistakes you’re making with your developer product

Peter Chapman Crunch Network Contributor Peter Chapman is director at Heavybit, a nine-month program for post-seed startups building developer products.…

Twitter latest feature prompts you to tweet your updated profile picture

Twitter latest feature prompts you to tweet your updated profile picture

Twitter is rolling out a new feature designed to increase the amount of visual content in users’ timelines and encourage more tweets and…

Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy

Puerto Rico turns to tech and entrepreneurialism to revitalize the economy

The commonwealth of Puerto Rico is steeped in more than $70 billion of debt that has been accruing for the…

Janet Yellen eats the world

Janet Yellen eats the world

Marc Andreessen’s quote that “software will eat the world” has long been famous — with doomsday predictions about Amazon Go…

Match’s pop-up coffee shop will 3D print your date’s face on a drink

Match’s pop-up coffee shop will 3D print your date’s face on a drink

In what is clearly a (very cool) publicity stunt, Match is opening a pop-up coffee shop where it will 3D…

YouTube launches “Super Chat,”  a way for creators to make money from their live streams

YouTube launches “Super Chat,” a way for creators to make money from their live streams

YouTube announced a new feature today aimed at helping creators make money while connecting with their fans during a live stream:…

Uber now suggests destinations based on your calendar

Uber now suggests destinations based on your calendar

Uber’s calendar integration is now going live, surfacing destination suggestions based on meetings and events you have scheduled, provided you’re…

Two of Razer’s crazy concept laptops were stolen at CES and the company is offering a big reward

Two of Razer’s crazy concept laptops were stolen at CES and the company is offering a big reward

You don’t hear the words “industrial espionage” get tossed around too liberally at a show like CES. But Razer CEO…

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Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs

Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs

Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a registered apprenticeship program to train veterans for…

Amazon job posting suggests plan to bring shopping experiences into VR

Amazon job posting suggests plan to bring shopping experiences into VR

Amazon has stayed relatively silent on the topic of VR-based e-commerce and the VR platform in general, especially as fellow…

Amazon’s latest Dash button will send you a randomly assorted box of candy

Amazon’s latest Dash button will send you a randomly assorted box of candy

Amazon’s latest (physical) Dash button is like a “I’m Feeling Lucky” for candy. When pressed, the button will send you…

Amazon puts virtual Dash buttons on its homepage

Amazon puts virtual Dash buttons on its homepage

Amazon has just made it easier to repurchase your favorite items from its online store. The company on Thursday added…