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Everything we think we know about Google’s mystery gaming announcement
The Verge

Google is having its first-ever GDC keynote next week, where it’s expected to announce some form of gaming hardware and cloud gaming service designed to stream software to any screen. We don’t have a lot of details, but there’s been quite a few clues hinting … more…

Nigerian fintech startup OneFi acquires payment company Amplify
TechCrunch

Lagos based online lending startup OneFi is buying Nigerian payment solutions company Amplify for an undisclosed amount. OneFi will take over Amplify’s IP, team, and client network of over 1000 merchants to which Amplify provides payment processing services, … more…

Skymind raises $11.5M to bring deep learning to more enterprises
TechCrunch

Skymind, a Y Combinator-incubated AI platform that aims to make deep learning more accessible to enterprises, today announced that it has raised an $11.5 million Series A round led by TransLink Capital, with participation from ServiceNow, Sumitomo’s Presidio … more…

The top 10 startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 1
TechCrunch

Electric vehicle chargers, heads-up displays for soldiers, and the Costco of weed were some of our favorites from presitigious startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Demo Day 1. If you want to take the pulse of Silicon Valley, YC is the place to be. B… more…

Here are the 85+ startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 1
TechCrunch

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to … more…

Google Stadia may drastically change the cloud-gaming landscape - CNET
Cnet.com

Google revealed its new gaming platform at GDC 2019, and it should force the current players to rethink their own strategies. Here's where the services stand. more…

Ariana Grande is getting into private equity; Citigroup is considering working with pot companies
Business Insider

Dear Readers, Like most of you this week, I was captivated by the college admissions scandal. Some of the details that emerged were stunning: for example, wealthy parents Photoshopping their kids heads to make it appear like they were lightweight crew stars. … more…

How To Make A Speech Synthesis Editor
Smashingmagazine.com

When Steve Jobs unveiled the Macintosh in 1984, it said “Hello” to us from the stage. Even at that point, speech synthesis wasn’t really a new technology: Bell Labs developed the vocoder as early as in the late 30s, and the concept of a voice assistant comput… more…

What Makes Geisinger’s Destination Care Program Tick
Hbr.org

A Q&A with interim CEO Dr. Jaewon Ryu more…

How APIs and Machine Learning are Evolving
Readwrite.com

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are the mechanisms that connect data, services, and apps to create modern digital experiences. If a consumer browses through some products on a retailer’s app, API calls are what seamlessly pull together the details. … more…

Salesforce’s Service Cloud adds automated case routing, reply recommendations, and other AI features
Venturebeat.com

Salesforce revealed a slew of AI-driven features headed to Service Cloud, its customer relationship management platform, including automated case routing. more…

The Joy Of Properly Designed Embedded Systems
Hackaday.com

The ages-old dream of home automation has never been nearer to reality. Creating an Internet of Things device or even a building-wide collection of networked embedded devices is “easy” thanks to cheap building blocks like the ESP8266 WiFi-enabled microcontrol… more…

FIS and Worldpay agree on a $43bn merger
The Economist

The race to create a global payments giant is shifting up a gear more…

Adversarial attacks on medical machine learning
Sciencemag.org

With public and academic attention increasingly focused on the new role of machine learning in the health information economy, an unusual and no-longer-esoteric category of vulnerabilities in machine-learning systems could prove important. These vulnerabiliti… more…

Seven Commandments for Event-Driven Architectures
Rjzaworski.com

Event-driven architectures help scale systems by decoupling their parts, but there are a few rules to keep in mind. more…

Low-tech magazine, a solar-powered website
Lowtechmagazine.com

Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. A simple, sensible, but nevertheless controversial message; high-tech has become the idol of our society. more…

Saving of public Google+ content by the Archive Team has begun
Reddit /r/all

The archiving of _public_ Google+ content to the [Internet Archive](https://web.archive.org/) by the [ArchiveTeam](https://www.archiveteam.org/)... more…

Machine Learning: Jetzt noch Vortrag für die M³-Konferenz in London einreichen
Heise.de

Der Call for Proposals für die englischsprachige Entwicklerkonferenz zu Machine Learning läuft am 1. April aus. more…

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here
Yankodesign.com

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here The advent of electronics had ushered in the third Industrial Design revolution but we are slowly moving beyond the realm of tangible, screen-based interactions to discover... more…

How Airports Like LAX Are Using Automated Services For Frictionless Experiences
Psfk.com

Leaders in airport retail are reinventing their industry in order to transform the airport from a tedious, yet essential, part of traveling to an enjoyable, memorable affair. At the foundation of these changes is ensuring a frictionless experience for travele… more…