Popular GTA modder tool receives a Cease and Desist from Take Two

Popular GTA modder tool receives a Cease and Desist from Take Two
After nearly ten years in operation, popular Grand Theft Auto modder software OpenIV has been taken offline by its developers after they reportedly received a cease and desist letter from Take Two Interactive.
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Talking with Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner at Initialized Capital

Talking with Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner at Initialized Capital
 It’s only been a few days since she started her new job, but Alda Leu Dennis, the newest partner (and COO) of Initialized Capital, seems like she’s ready to hit the ground running. Given her background, that’s not surprising.  Dennis just joined the 15-person, San Francisco-based firm from the secondary investment firm 137 Ventures, where she led investments in Planet Labs,… Read More


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In a bid to improve its service, Emirates introduces….AR

In a bid to improve its service, Emirates introduces….AR
Emirates is looking to boost customer service and improve the travel experience with the help of AR. The airline wants to equip its staff with AR goggles that would help them tailor service to each customer.
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Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

Entelo steps up its AI game with M Series C 
 The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few weeks, the timing is prime for a few players to seek advantage in the form of growth capital. This seems to be exactly what Entelo, a six year old player in the space, is doing. The company is announcing a $20 million Series C round of financing today led by U.S. Read More


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Justin Kan confirms $10.5 million in funding for his legal tech startup Atrium LTS

Justin Kan confirms .5 million in funding for his legal tech startup Atrium LTS
 In April we reported that Justin.tv founder and Y Combinator alum Justin Kan had assembled a team to “disrupt the legal industry” and was raising $10 million to do so. This week Kan confirmed that the company has completed its fundraising process, raising $10.5 million in what ended up being one of the biggest “party rounds” I’ve ever seen. Read More


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Logitech's wireless mouse charging tech feels like a miracle

Logitech's wireless mouse charging tech feels like a miracle
Logitech's main mission at E3 this year: proving to gamers that wireless mice are just as capable, and sometimes more so, than their corded counterparts. The company revealed two innovations at the show: Lightspeed, its low-latency wireless transmiss…
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The Juiced Board is a valiant attempt at securing the budget electric skateboard market

The Juiced Board is a valiant attempt at securing the budget electric skateboard market
 When it looks, feels and is packaged like a competitor’s, is it really competition or just a knockoff?
The Juiced Board comes dangerously close to echoing that sort of sentiment. Juiced and Boosted are words that loosely share the same meaning, but it’s the appearances where both electric skateboards really seem to converge.
Until now, I never would have recommended a sub-$1,000… Read More


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The first ad network for Alexa Skills shuts down following Amazon’s policy changes

The first ad network for Alexa Skills shuts down following Amazon’s policy changes
 A series of policy changes at Amazon that detail how advertising will be supported within Alexa’s voice-enabled apps, called “Skills,” have now had their first casualty: VoiceLabs. The startup was the leading way for third-party developers to make money from their Alexa applications, through the use of VoiceLab’s “Sponsored Messages.” Unlike traditional… Read More


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Facebook is countering terrorism with AI and human sleuths

Facebook is countering terrorism with AI and human sleuths
With a user base of nearly 2 billion people, Facebook's global influence is nearly unrivaled, making it a potent platform for extremist ideologies. And while the company has long sought to limit the reach of such hateful speech, it hasn't always been…
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Estonia is first in the EU to let cute delivery bots on sidewalks

Estonia is first in the EU to let cute delivery bots on sidewalks
Starship Technologies' delivery bots have been dropping off lunches in Europe and the US with increasing regularity, and governments are slowly warming to the idea. State legislatures in Virginia and Idaho recently granted official permission for sma…
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