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Amazon’s next conquest will be apparel – TechCrunch

Amazon’s next conquest will be apparel – TechCrunch Sunny Dhillon Contributor More posts by this contributor The rise of experiential commerce Approaching e-commerce investments in the age of Amazon Late last year, after Amazon announced it had acquired the rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic “Lord of the Rings” saga for …

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ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it – TechCrunch

ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it – TechCrunch What if there’s a drug that already exists that could treat a disease with no known therapies, but we just haven’t made the connection? Finding that connection by exhaustively analyzing complex biomechanics within …

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Microsoft Translator gets offline AI translations – TechCrunch

Microsoft Translator gets offline AI translations – TechCrunch Chances are you mostly need a translator app on your phone while you are traveling. But that’s also when you are most likely to not have any connectivity. While most translation apps still work when they are offline, they can’t use the …

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Carvana acquires Car360 for $22M to improve its car buying platform – TechCrunch

Carvana acquires Car360 for $22M to improve its car buying platform – TechCrunch Carvana is already an innovative way to shop for a car and it could get better thanks to Car360. The two companies share an interest in improving the car buying experience through enhanced imagery. Car360’s approach is different …

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Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors – TechCrunch

Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors – TechCrunch Research into machine learning and the interesting AI models created as a consequence are popular topics these days. But there’s a sort of shadow world of scientists working to undermine these systems — not to show they’re …

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Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk. More posts by this contributor The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon …

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Spectral Edge’s image enhancing tech pulls in $5.3M – TechCrunch

Cambridge, U.K.-based startup Spectral Edge has closed a $5.3M Series A funding round from existing investors Parkwalk Advisors and IQ Capital. The team, which in 2014 spun the business out of academic research at the University of East Anglia, has developed a mathematical technique for improving photographic imagery in real-time, also using machine …

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