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Using AI to Make Robots and Fully Autonomous Machines with a Jetson Computer

NVIDIA VP Deepu Talla joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss NVIDIA Omniverse and Jetson platforms, highlighting edge AI, embedded and robotics technologies shaping the future.

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Startups

Inside The Barbershop App Worth $750 Million

Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant left their desks behind to create booking software for the nation’s 109,000 barbershops. Today, their fast-growing startup, Squire Technologies, is valued at some 60 times this year’s estimated sales and is featured on this year’s Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups. Neither LaRon, a 37-year-old corporate lawyer, nor Salvant, who is 36 […]

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Hardware

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world’s chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today’s iPhones, fighter jets and supercomputers. Now TSMC is building America’s first 5-nanometer fabrication plant, hoping to reverse a decades-long trend of the U.S. losing chip manufacturing to Asia. CNBC got an exclusive tour of […]

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Startups

How Venture Capitalist Tracy Chadwell Cornered the “Silver Tech” Market

Only 2.4% of venture capital founders are women, but after a career spent in law and banking, Tracy Chadwell felt ready to take on the challenge. In 2016 she founded 1843 Capital (named after the year that Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program). Her fund invests in early-stage startups founded by women who work […]

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Startups

How Startups Can Make the Most of Their Relationship with Investors

Here’s an interesting talk from Afterwork – Growth and Scale Stories on how to make the most of your relationship with your investors. To learn more about StartUps that partner with Microsoft head over to https://startups.microsoft.com/

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Startups

What This Entrepreneur Learned from a Failed Startup

CNA Insider speaks with Khoo Kar Kiat, who at 33 years old, quit his job to test out the lean start-up business model, which resulted in Fastbee – a hawker food delivery service using vending machines as distribution points.

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Autonomous Vehicles Computer Vision Startups

Tesla Acquires Computer Vision Startup DeepScale

HyperChange TV  has a video about CNBC reporting that Tesla has acquired the AI computer vision startup, DeepScale. The Mountain View company was founded in 2015 by Berkley researcher Forrest Iandola, and has raised $18.5M to date. Likely, the company was acquired to help Tesla accelerate its autonomy ambitions.

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