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Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals – TechCrunch

Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals – TechCrunch Should you let AI help you pick your roommates? Barcelona-based urban room rental startup Badi thinks so, and it’s just closed a $30M Series B funding round less than a year after a $10M Series A — suggesting algorithm-aided matchmaking is resonating …

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Miku watches your baby (and your baby’s heartbeat) while you relax – TechCrunch

Miku watches your baby (and your baby’s heartbeat) while you relax – TechCrunch Using technology that sounds like it comes straight out of Predator, Miku is a new baby monitor that watches and senses your baby’s vitals in real time. The system not only broadcasts a secure feed of your …

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Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can provide a key to unlocking better therapies – TechCrunch

Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can provide a key to unlocking better therapies – TechCrunch Investors and entrepreneurs are beginning to bring new diagnostic tools to market that promise better results for cancer patients through the identification of mutations in cancer cells that can create more targeted therapies. Earlier …

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Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields – TechCrunch

Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields – TechCrunch Presenting onstage today in the 2018 TC Disrupt Berlin Battlefield is Indian agtech startup Imago AI, which is applying AI to help feed the world’s growing population by increasing crop yields and reducing food waste. As …

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AI spots legal problems with tech T&Cs in GDPR research project – TechCrunch

AI spots legal problems with tech T&Cs in GDPR research project – TechCrunch Technology is the proverbial double-edged sword. And an experimental European research project is ensuring this axiom cuts very close to the industry’s bone indeed by applying machine learning technology to critically sift big tech’s privacy policies — …

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Pitchbook now offers users suggested companies when they search – TechCrunch

Pitchbook now offers users suggested companies when they search – TechCrunch This one’s for all the due diligence fiends and competitive landscape mapping mavens out there. Pitchbook, the data and analytics service for private equity and public markets, is rolling out an automated suggestions feature for premium users when they’re …

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Facebook stops accepting foreign-funded ads about Ireland’s abortion vote – TechCrunch

Facebook stops accepting foreign-funded ads about Ireland’s abortion vote – TechCrunch Facebook has announced it has stopped accepting ads paid for by foreign entities that are related to a referendum vote in Ireland later this month, saying it’s acting to try to prevent outsiders from attempting to skew the vote. …

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As UK fires-up private space industry, Space Camp Accelerator launches – TechCrunch

The UK government recently passed the Space Industry Bill, covering the basics like spaceflight licensing, insurance requirements and safety commitments. It didn’t make much of a splash when it was announced, but it’s a huge move for the UK as it laid the regulatory groundwork that will be needed to …

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