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Juni Learning is bringing individualized programming tutorials to kids online

Juni Learning wants to give every kid access to a quality education in computer programming. The company, part of Y Combinator's latest batch of startups, is taking the same approach that turned VIPKI

Kaspersky fights spying claims with code review plan

Russian cybersecurity software maker Kaspersky Labs has announced what it's dubbing a "comprehensive transparency initiative" as the company seeks to beat back suspicion that its antivirus software h

Rulai launches ‘low-code’ chatbot development tool and raises $6.5 million

Customer experience chatbot developer Rulai has launched a new "low-code" chatbot development tool and raised $6.5 million to roll it out. Yi Zhang, the company's chief technologist, and her team are

How Facebook plans to evaluate its quest for generalized artificial intelligence

One of the biggest misconceptions about artificial intelligence is the belief that today’s AIs possess generalized intelligence. We are really good at leveraging large data sets to accomplish

Kristen Stewart co-authored a paper on style transfer and the AI community lost its mind

Hollywood and the academic artificial intelligence community have an interesting relationship, to say the least. Many people interested in the field, myself included, love science fiction, but regular

The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America's 16 intelligence organizations access to raw commu

Shining light on Facebook’s AI strategy

In a speech today at Web Summit, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer laid out a vision for the role artificial intelligence and machine learning will play in the company’s ambitions to improve global

Crunch Report | China’s New Cybersecurity Laws

China has some new cybersecurity laws, starting in January 2017, Tesla will charge owners of new Teslas for Supercharger use if they drive more than 1,000 miles a year, Samsung leaks its AI plans for

WTF is machine learning?

It’s no coincidence that Alan Turing, one of the most influential computer scientists of all time, started his 1950 treatise on computing with the question “Can machines think?”

Level is a pair of fitness glasses that might be able to tell if you have diabetes or other diseases

A pair of glasses, once relegated to nearly blind and blurry-eyed nerds, could one day save your life. At least that’s the pitch from VSP Vision Care. The eye exam provider just launched a new p

XPRIZE launches AI 2020 competition with IBM Watson

Close your eyes. What do you see when you think about artificial intelligence? Hal 9000 defying human orders? Ava savagely murdering her maker? What about ARIIA taking over the country from deep insi

The next AI is no AI

Artificial Intelligence is starting to turn invisible from the outside in -- and vice versa. The exact effects and workings of AI technologies are becoming more challenging to perceive and comprehend

France Adopts Extensive Surveillance Law

Oh, irony. Only a day after <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/06/23/new-wikileaks-docs-claim-nsa-monitored-communications-of-french-presidents/#.g4g8uk:kZJs">WikiLeaks revealed</a> that the NS

France Is One Step Closer To Adopting Extensive Surveillance Law

Following Charlie Hebdo’s attacks, the French Government has been tirelessly working to draft and vote a new intelligence law that goes way too far. Today, the lower house of the French Parliame

TrackMaven Lands $6.5M From NEA And Others To Bring Better Competitive Intelligence To Digital Marketers

As content marketing becomes an increasingly significant part of the digital marketing arsenal, it it brings with it new opportunities, both allowing marketers to expand beyond traditional approaches

Jirafe Grabs $7M From Foundry, FirstMark To Bring Better Analytics To eCommerce

Founded in 2010, New York City-based startup <a target="_blank" href="http://jirafe.com/">Jirafe</a> set out with a simple mission: Help eCommerce store managers turn their digital storefronts into vi

Wi-Fi Hotspot App Connectify Gets New Funding From IQT – The Firm That Finds New Tech For CIA

Remember <a href="http://connectify.me/">Connectify</a>? The downloadable software <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/10/30/secret-software-turns-win-7-into-a-wi-fi-access-point/">that turns PC