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Don’t sweat the singularity

Monday is Labor Day here in the States. In most households, it’s come to mean one final three-day weekend to mark the end of the summer. It’s a bittersweet feeling that stirs up all sorts of back-

A single question changed how Singularity viewed its market

One conversation with a customer changed how Wenbo Shi viewed his product and, ultimately, his company.

Public cloud security startup Laminar emerges from stealth with $37M

The cloud may be the direction that much of enterprise IT is moving today, but it still remains a major source of security issues, with some 98% of all enterprises in a recent survey reporting that th

Urban-X launches its latest cohort as the world catches up to the accelerator’s climate thesis

Urban-X, the accelerator launched by the venture capital fund Urban US and BMW’s MINI subsidiary to invest in companies that primarily address sustainable and resilient living in the cities of t

Daily Crunch: Google Photos will end free, unlimited storage

Google changes its storage policy, Facebook extends its political ad ban and Ring doorbells are recalled. This is your Daily Crunch for November 11, 2020. The big story: Google Photos will end free, u

SentinelOne raises $200M at a $1.1B valuation to expand its AI-based endpoint security platform

As cybercrime continues to evolve and expand, a startup that is building a business focused on endpoint security has raised a big round of funding. SentinelOne — which provides a machine learnin

With $250 million, Peter Diamandis’ new startup is all about taking stem cells from placentas

Stem cells derived from a human placenta hold the key to unlocking a myriad of potentials in regenerative medicine and are the focus of X-Prize and Singularity University founder Peter Diamandis&#8217

Sylabs launches Singularity Pro, a container platform for high-performance computing

Sylabs, the commercial company behind the open source Singularity container engine, announced its first commercial product today, Singularity Pro. Sylabs was launched in 2015 to create a container pla

This company will tell you which vitamins and supplements to take based on your DNA

Nutrigene believes your genes may hold the secret to what you might be missing in your diet. The company will send you tailor-made liquid vitamin supplements based on a lifestyle quiz and your DNA.

Here are the frontier startups that presented at Singularity University’s third demo day

The nine startups participating in Singularity University's accelerator program presented this afternoon at Moffett Federal Airfield just outside Mountain View, CA. Singularity University, founded in

Superintelligent AI explains Softbank’s push to raise a $100BN Vision Fund

Anyone who's seen Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son give a keynote speech will know he rarely sticks to the standard industry conference playbook. And his turn on the stage at Mobile World Congress this morn

Get Ready To Lose Your Job

"Technological revolutions happen in two main phases: the installation phase and the deployment phase," <a target="_blank" href="http://cdixon.org/2013/02/10/the-computing-deployment-phase/">observes<

Imagining The Future: Ray Kurzweil Has “Unlimited Resources” For AI, Language Research At Google

Last month, famed inventor, entrepreneur and futurist, Ray Kurwzeil, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kurzweilai.net/kurzweil-joins-google-to-work-on-new-projects-involving-machine-learning-and-lan

Ray Kurzweil: “You Are What You Think” [TCTV]

Here is the second half of our two-part interview with legendary inventor and thought leader <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/raymond-kurzweil">Ray Kurzweil</a> (you can see part one <a href

Ray Kurzweil Talks Entrepreneurship, Apps, And The Future Of Education [TCTV]

Legendary scientist, inventor, futurist, and all-around tech icon <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/raymond-kurzweil">Ray Kurzweil</a> is attending the ongoing <a href="https://techcrunch.com/

Maybe There is Hope for Silicon Valley (and the World) After All

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/fotolia_9471813_xs.jpg">Living in Silicon Valley, one gets used to meeting people who are optimistic and who talk about changing the world. Bu

Google backs school that supports ‘smarter than human’ machines theory

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/googlesing.jpg" />Is Google trying to alienate people here? Last week's <a HREF="https://techcrunch.com/2009/01/31/google-flags-whole-int

E3 2008: Singularity teaser trailer from Activision, Raven

http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=36788 No clue what this game is about, but it looks interesting.

Telekinetic monkeys and revolutionary prehensile prosthetics

http://services.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f8/452319854 The brain-machine interface is one of the next major steps in technology. I had the privilege to study Neuroscience at UCLA and ca