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There seems to be an ambitions new player in the ring, and they’re trying to take in the mammoth that is google search. Founded in 2020, You.com leverages natural language processing (NLP) — a form of AI — to understand search queries, rank the results, and semantically parse the queries into different languages, including programming languages.
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After early tests in select markets, Netflix announced today its debut lineup of exclusive mobile games will begin rolling out to all members globally on Android devices, starting this week.
Falguni Nayar, the founder, became the richest self-made female billionaire of India. It’s made sweeter by the fact that Nykaa remains India’s first unicorn start-up founded by a woman to match up to industry giants, including Britannia, Godrej and IndiGo.
THE BENTHIC ROVER II, with its two googly-eye-like flotation devices on its front, gives it a sort of WALL-E vibe. Only instead of exploring a garbage-strewn landscape, BR-II roams the Pacific seafloor, 13,000 feet deep with a different mission.
In the “smart nation,” robot dogs enforce social distancing and an app can claim to neutralize racism. The reality is very different.
Sam Lessin has been ruminating on an idea: What if instead of investing in companies, you could invest in people? What if Lessin could apply the venture capital model to human beings.
Tiger Global is the best blitz chess player in the world of venture capital today. The near-$100 billion crossover fund moves at a pace that no other firm can compete with, allocating around the world, on virtually a daily basis.