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Mobile guru Amol Sarva talks about the future of work – TechCrunch

Mobile guru Amol Sarva talks about the future of work – TechCrunch Amol Sarva has done some amazing stuff. The founder of Virgin Mobile, Sarva went on to create the Peek email device created back when cheap, ubiquitous mobile devices were nowhere to be found. Now he runs Knotel, a …

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UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch

UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch The need for diverse development teams and truly representational data-sets to avoid biases being baked into AI algorithms is one of the core recommendations in a lengthy committee report looking into the economic, ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence, …

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Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem? – TechCrunch

Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem? – TechCrunch Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council. Eleonore Pauwels Contributor Eleonore Pauwels is Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab at the Wilson Center, an international science policy expert specializing in the governance …

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What did VCs study in college? – TechCrunch

What did VCs study in college? – TechCrunch Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or angel investment. Crunchbase News has already examined where professional VCs and angel investors went to college (yes, there’s some truth to the Harvard and …

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Fantasy sports platforms could have a big future in blockchain – TechCrunch

With the number of fantasy sports players in North America heading past 60m, and the industry said to be worth over $7 billion, fantasy sports games are clearly on the rise. On the web, the two biggest players are FanDuel and DraftKings, which between them control 90% of the market. …

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A peace plan to end the wireless wars – TechCrunch

Boris Teksler Contributor Boris Teksler is the former licensing chief at Apple and current chief executive of the patent licensing company Conversant IP. Joseph Siino is the former intellectual property chief at Yahoo and the current president of Via Licensing . Ira Blumberg is the vice president of IP at …

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What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility – TechCrunch

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor The pleasure and the pain of the accessible smart home How auto unlock makes the Mac more accessible From an accessibility news standpoint, this week’s Apple event in Chicago was antithetical to …

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