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Chinese farmers are using AI to help rear the world’s biggest pig population

‘We’d like to translate AI technology into safe, tasty pork.’<p>It’s been called China’s “pork miracle.”<p>For centuries, pig-rearing in the country was predominantly a backyard occupation. (The etymology of the Chinese character for “home” literally means “house with a pig in it.”) But since the 1980s, …

John Deere

AI pioneers say unethical uses of the technology need scrutiny to maintain public support

Two artificial intelligence pioneers warn that unscrupulous or unethical uses of the technology risk undermining the public image of an area of research undergoing rapid change.<p>Canadian deep learning "godfather" Yoshua Bengio believes the sector and governments need to address concerns including …

Oracle adds AI development service to platform offerings

Oracle came late to the cloud and it’s been playing catch-up in recent years trying to add a wide range of services that customers are going to be demanding from a cloud vendor. To that end, the company added artificial intelligence as a service to its dance card today at Oracle OpenWorld.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

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How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …

Blockchain

You influence your kids' popularity from the time they're babies — here's how to make that a good thing

<b>• He's found that parents have a direct influence on their child's popularity starting as babies.</b><p><b>• Some of that influence is genetic or mindless, but some can be deliberate and helpful.</b><p>No parents wants to see their child get bullied, or on the opposite end, be the bully. What they may not realize, …

Psychology

How chatbots are learning

We caught up with Giles Colborne, co-founder and CEO of cxpartners. One of the world’s leading independent experience design consultancies, Colborne …

Will Blockchain Technology Be the Ultimate Disrupter? Harvard Says Yes

Say goodbye to the middleman for your financial transactions. Blockchain technology will change the way you do everything.<p>"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter …

Blockchain

The difference between an A.I interface and an A.I. chatbot

A.I. is being incorporated in so many things, and we have seen how A.I. and chatbots will change startups. For those who claim their products are “A.I.-powered,” though, I must ask: Are they actually using A.I.? What are A.I. chatbots? Is Siri a chatbot? Will Viv use A.I. to book my flight …

Chatbots

She dropped out of law school and founded 3 startups. And she’s only 22.

According to a 2014 study, some 95 percent of students who enrolled in Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC) from Harvard University and Massachusetts …

An Ancient Greek Algorithm Could Reveal All-New Prime Numbers

Moar primes!<p>In case you missed it, mathematicians are pretty obsessed with prime numbers - the limitless 'atoms' of the mathematical world that are …

These Startups Are Out To End Global Illiteracy, An Often Ignored Problem

On a farm in California, entrepreneurs from all over the world came together to tackle a challenge that isn’t usually in the spotlight.<p>While some people in Silicon Valley rush to build the next photo-sharing app or a faster way to sell online ads, a group of 16 startups is focused on a more …

East Africa

The unwritten rules of working at a startup that no one likes to talk about

Startup life has become shrouded in myth. People think it's a shortcut to the American Dream, a get-rich-quick path.<p>But for a lot people, startup life is far harsher and more complicated.

Fraser Valley

Hot foreign exchange app Revolut is worth £42 million in £6.75 million funding round

London-based Revolut is an app linked to a pre-paid MasterCard. It lets people load money from their domestic bank account and then spend in abroad in over 90 currencies around the world at the so-called interbank rate, the best exchange rate available with no fees.<p>Usually, FX (foreign exchange) …

Lehman Brothers

Robots Replacing Developers? This Startup Uses Automation To Build Smart Software

The role of technology within our personal and professional lives continues evolving at an exceptionally fast pace. From utility-based mobile apps and wearable devices, to the emergence of augmented and virtual reality, the digital revolution is expanding to cover every aspect of the human …

DevOps

TechHub Expands Its Partnership With Google Into India, Latvia And Romania

UK-based startup community and workspace TechHub has been an international organization for some time, but now it is expanding its partnership with Google — and the Google for Entrepreneurs program — into three new countries: India, Latvia and Romania.<p>Google has been a TechHub sponsor since 2010 — …

New Chinese VC Cocoon Networks Opens For Business In London With A $713M Fund

As stocks in China continue to see a lot of volatility, some tech investors from the country are setting up a £500 million ($713 million) fund in London and are looking to back startups here. Cocoon Networks, as the new group is called, is backed by China Equity Group and Hanxin Capital, and plans …

5 African e-learning startups to watch

<b>Online learning platforms are increasingly big business in Africa, as innovators look to tackle the lack of access to and poor quality of education</b> …

Education Technology

Why Ed Tech Is Taking Off In Latin America

The past three months have redefined the education technology market among startup companies. Concerns about free content from YouTube and educational nonprofits, as well as user engagement and retention, were beginning to sour investors on the opportunity afforded by providing for-profit education …

Facebook algorithms no match for users' own decisions on feeds, study finds

Facebook study considered the political leanings of news posts by US users before determining which posts were reached via the site’s social algorithms<p>The algorithms used by Facebook to filter news posts have an effect on the information seen by users – but not nearly as much as the choices made by …

Indian Online Tutoring Platform Vedantu Nabs $5M From Accel And Tiger Global

Vedantu, an online tutoring platform, disclosed today that it has raised a $5 million series A from Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management.<p>Test preparation is a big market in India as more students gear up for the exams they need to ace in order to score a place at a prestigious university. The …

Education

Toppr.com Grabs $10M To Help Indian Students Prepare For Entrance Exams

Toppr.com, a Mumbai-based startup that helps students prepare for entrance exams, has raised $10 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India, SAIF Partners, and Helion Ventures. Founded in 2013, Toppr.com helps students study for entrance exams to engineering and medical schools, including the …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

LinkedIn just dropped $1.5 billion to buy online learning company Lynda.com

LinkedIn announced today that it has acquired Lynda.com, an online learning company, for $1.5 billion.<p>The acquisition is a combination of 52 percent cash and 48 percent stock, and is expected to be closed in the second quarter of 2015. A statement from the two companies says that “most” of the …

Learning

Edtech Tool RefME Bags $5M To Take The Tedium Out Of Referencing

The copy-and-paste generation has another tedium-busting digital tool in its arsenal: RefME is a book-barcode scanning app that speeds up the task of creating, formatting and managing citations, references lists and bibliographies of academic source material.<p>The app, available on the web as well as …

Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace

Algorithmia, the startup that raised $2.4 million last August to connect academics building powerful algorithms and the app developers who could put them to use, just brought its marketplace out of private beta.<p>More than 800 algorithms are available on the marketplace, providing the smarts needed …

Classkick Raises $1.7 Million To Tackle The Student Achievement Gap

Classkick, an edtech startup out of Chicago, has raised $1.7 million to help teachers narrow the achievement gap with its student learning app.<p>The seed round came from Kapor Capital, Mitch and Freada Kapor’s social impact fund, Lightbank, Yammer founder Adam Pisoni, and Great Oaks Venture …

Chinese Education App XueXiBao Raises $20M Series B From SoftBank And GSR

XueXiBao, a homework help app, is the latest educational tech startup in China to receive funding. SoftBank China Venture Capital, an arm of the Japanese telecom giant, and returning investor GSR Ventures led a $20 million Series B in the company. XueXiBao announced the investment on its Weibo page …

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac for free

One of the selling points of a Mac these days is the ability to run Windows software on it, via virtualization or Apple’s own Boot Camp. Running Windows lets you play PC games that haven’t been ported to the Mac, or stay completely compatible with your documents from a PC-centric …

Operating Systems