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Fritz wants to help developers bring machine learning to their mobile apps – TechCrunch

Fritz wants to help developers bring machine learning to their mobile apps – TechCrunch It’s one thing to run machine learning models in the cloud, where you have plenty of resources. On mobile devices, you’re dealing with very finite compute resources, so if you want to run your models directly …

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Researchers find that filters don’t prevent porn – TechCrunch

Researchers find that filters don’t prevent porn – TechCrunch In a paper entitled Internet Filtering and Adolescent Exposure to Online Sexual Material, Oxford Internet Institute researchers Victoria Nash and Andrew Przybylski found that Internet filters rarely work to keep adolescents away from online porn. “It’s important to consider the efficacy …

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HTC’s blockchain phone is real, and it’s arriving later this year – TechCrunch

HTC’s blockchain phone is real, and it’s arriving later this year – TechCrunch HTC isn’t gone just yet. Granted, it’s closer than it’s ever been before, with a headcount of fewer than 5,000 employees worldwide — that’s down from 19,000 in 2013. But in spite of those “market competition, product mix, pricing, …

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China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO – TechCrunch

China’s Xiaomi makes underwhelming public debut in Hong Kong IPO – TechCrunch China’s Xiaomi, the world’s fifth biggest seller of smartphones, made an underwhelming public debut after it hit the Hong Kong Stock Exchange amid concerns around an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Media reports in the …

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Light is building a smartphone with five to nine cameras – TechCrunch

Light is building a smartphone with five to nine cameras – TechCrunch Light, the company behind the wild L16 camera, is building a smartphone equipped with multiple cameras. According to The Washington Post, the company is prototyping a smartphone with five to nine cameras that’s capable of capturing a 64 …

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HTC is gone – TechCrunch

HTC is gone – TechCrunch Gather around, campers, and hear a tale as old as time. Remember the HTC Dream? The Evo 4G? The Google Nexus One? What about the Touch Diamond? All amazing devices. The HTC of 2018 is not the HTC that made these industry-leading devices. That company …

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Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up – TechCrunch

Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up – TechCrunch I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit …

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India’s Cashify raises $12M for its second-hand smartphone business – TechCrunch

India’s Cashify raises $12M for its second-hand smartphone business – TechCrunch Cashify, a company that buys and sells used smartphones, is the latest India startup to raise capital from Chinese investors after it announced a $12 million Series C round. Chinese funds CDH Investments and Morningside led the round which included …

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