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Something is going right – TechCrunch

Here we are 2 weeks before the election in the valley of pre-change and God knows where we are in the pandemic. As my partner Tina tells me on that once glorious sunny day (the view formerly known as the Pacific has been replaced by the fog like a zoom background), we seem to be better prepared for something to …

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Landing AI launches product inspection platform for manufacturers

Landing AI today launches LandingLens, a computer vision platform that manufacturers can use to train AI models. The goal is to help companies use AI faster for visual inspection of products ranging from automotive components to semiconductors to parts for steelmaking and the assembly of equipment and electronics. Andrew Ng, founder of Landing AI, told VentureBeat LandingLens that it is …

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5G built incorrectly? iPhone 12 battery tests raise questions for Mini, Max

When I wrote comprehensive iPhone reviews, the most time-consuming tests were some of the most important: Battery ratings to determine how long each device would last under real-world conditions. Apple typically gave certain guarantees – different numbers for 3G and 4G talk time, internet access, and video playback – but as dedicated reviewers found, Apple’s official figures were not always …

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Artificial intelligence and the antitrust proceedings against Google

After the investigation began last year, the US Department of Justice (DOJ), along with attorneys general from 11 US states, filed a lawsuit against Google on Tuesday alleging the company had monopolies on online search and advertising and violate laws that prohibit anti-competitive business practices. It is the federal prosecutor’s first antitrust lawsuit against a technology company since the Justice …

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Tesla excited about the latest numbers – TechCrunch

Teslas The latest quarterly results exceeded analysts’ expectations for sales and earnings per share, bringing third-quarter sales of $ 8.77 billion. With the report that Tesla had exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for deliveries earlier this month, today’s profit call raised the question of how much efficiency (and thus profit) the electric car and battery company could get out of its …

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Quibi is dead, reports say – TechCrunch

Plagued by growth Quibi, a short-form video platform for mobile devices, is being shut down, according to several reports. The startup, co-founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, had raised nearly $ 2 billion in its private life. Quibi did not respond to TechCrunch requests for comment. The company’s extensive fundraising campaigns included major institutions in the private equity, venture …

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Coalition for App Fairness, a group fighting for reform in the App Store, adds 20 new partners – TechCrunch

The Coalition for App Fairness (CAF), a newly formed advocacy group that advocates increased regulation of app stores, has more than doubled in size with today’s announcement of 20 new partners – just one month after its introduction. The organization, led by top app publishers and critics such as Epic Games, Deezer, Basecamp, Tile, Spotify and others, debuted in late …

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Contrast launches its security observation platform – TechCrunch

Contrast, a developer-focused application security company with clients including Liberty Mutual Insurance, NTT Data, AXA and Bandwidth, today announced the launch of its security monitoring platform. The idea here is to offer developers a single pane of glass to manage the security of an application throughout its lifecycle, combined with real-time analysis and reporting, as well as correction tools. “Every …

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