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  • Database provider MongoDB has filed to go public
  • Uber loses its license to operate in London
  • Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups
  • Here’s What’s Really Driving Bitcoin’s Price ( part 1 | part 2 )
  • Google Cloud adds support for more powerful Nvidia GPUs. “…For companies working with machine learning workloads, having access to GPUs in the cloud provides them with flexibility to pay for what they use with by the minute pricing, and the sustained pricing model means if they end up running the GPUs for a sustained period of time, they get up to a 30 percent discount, depending on the usage. In other words, they don’t get whacked with a huge bill because they like the service…”
  • Apttus is putting artificial intelligence to work on contract management
  • Why Google is spending $1.1 billion to acq-hire 2,000 HTC engineers
  • When is the internet going to change TV ads for real?
  • “…More than 30 million people are now paying for a subscription streaming service in the U.S., which pushed streaming revenue up 48 percent, to $2.5 billion, in the first half of the year. Streaming now accounts for 62 percent of the U.S. music business…”
  • Tesla’s remote upgrades to its vehicles during Hurricane Irma are the future of tech
  • Spacex will call global internet satellite network Starlink
  • Jack Ma: We need to stop training our kids for manufacturing jobs
  • Europe is Designing a New Particle Collider
  • Here’s everything Tesla is working on right now


Video 2: Disrupt SF 2017 | Naval Ravikant and Vitalik Buterin

Naval Ravikant and Vitalik Buterin on Ethereum’s quest to balance decentralization