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Is Google’s pursuit of AI good for humanity?


Machine learning and AI underpin the future of Google, but is it the future we want? Google is now a player in the hardware market, which is not all that special. We are not talking about the release of a self-driving car, for which the tech community has been patiently waiting. As Business Insider points out,...

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Ahead of Diwali, India bitcoin startups Unocoin, Zebpay and Coinsecure mine new investments


With the highest remittance rate in the world, India might have a perfect storm of expertise and demand to become a strong hub for bitcoin and blockchain Zebpay, a bitcoin wallet provider based in India, is raising a new funding round of between US$4 million and US$5 million, following a US$1 million seed investment the...

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After migme acquisition, Shopdeca and Sportdeca will remain focussed on Indonesian market


The next challenge is to introduce migme users to Shopdeca and Sportdeca services By the end of 2015, migme made a maneuver to strengthen its focus on e-commerce by acquiring Shopdeca and Hipwee with a total value of US$2 billion. Thanks to this acquisition, there were several changes happening inside Shopdeca though it remains focussed...

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Should your startup actually be a small business?


High growth isn’t necessarily better — or right for your lifestyle. Tim Chaves discusses key questions you should ask yourself In the course of my career over the past decade or so, I’ve started three businesses — with varying degrees of success. I thought it’d be interesting, and potentially helpful, to share what I’ve seen...

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Duolingo’s new chatbots help you brush up on your foreign language conversation skills


duolingo-chat-app A lot of startups are talking about the possibilities of chatbots, but Duolingo recently launched one of the most interesting uses so far — practicing a new language.
The Duolingo chatbots allow users to hold text message conversations in French, Spanish or German, with the chatbots take on different personas and discuss different topics. You probably won’t mistake them for real… Read More

Journy tells you what you should do during your next vacation


Journy It’s easy to feel like you’re missing out on a great restaurant or a nice museum when you’re walking around an unknown city. Journy wants to help you get the most out of your next vacation by planning the best itinerary for you.
Unlike many startups out there, Journy isn’t a concierge app to book flights and hotels. Journy is (mostly) about all the other… Read More