Rideshare company Uber is launching a new app that predicts where you want to go using machine learning. For example, if you wake up and hop a ride to work every morning, Uber’s new app would learn this and start offering a shortcut: Would you like a ride to work now, Dave?
Median valuations for startups fell over the last year. This has primarily affected late-stage tech startups, as you can see in the red line on the chart above. Venture capitalist Ryan Lawler explains with plenty of data and charts.
TechCrunch has a new YouTube series called Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain. This is a great place to start if you need to brush up on bitcoin and digital currency.
Electronics giant HTC has announced a program that will put its virtual reality headsets in arcades and internet cafés around the world.
YouTube and the NFL are working on a new type of show designed for Google’s new VR headset, the Daydream. The nine-part series will debut on Thanksgiving Day (smart).
That’s it for today. Have a great weekend, everyone.
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