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Twitter Buys Magic Pony Technology to Expand In Machine Learning

information-management.com — Twitter Inc. is boosting its expertise in machine learning -- an area of technology that lets computers use data to make predictions.

Twitter Buys Magic Pony Technology to Expand in Machine Learning

bloomberg.com — Twitter Inc. is boosting its expertise in machine learning -- an area of technology that lets computers use data to make predictions. To do that, it's buying Magic Pony Technology, a London-based company that uses machine learning tools for video. Terms of the deal weren't announced.

Uber gives glimpse of latest self-driving prototype car

autonews.com — Uber is finally giving the world a peek at the car it's using to test self-driving technology. The ride-hailing pioneer posted a photo of a hybrid Ford Fusion outfitted with a variety of sensors and high-resolution cameras to gather mapping data while honing autonomous driving capabilities.

Uber Gives Glimpse of Self-Driving Test Car in Pittsburgh

bloomberg.com — Uber is finally giving the world a peek at the car it's using to test self-driving technology. The ride-hailing pioneer posted a photo of a hybrid Ford Fusion outfitted with a variety of sensors and high-resolution cameras to gather mapping data while honing autonomous driving capabilities.

Marvell to Reshape Board in Agreement With Activist Starboard

bloomberg.com — Marvell Technology Group has agreed to reshape its board, giving in to demands from activist shareholder Starboard Value LP. The company will add five new board members, including Peter Feld, Richard Hill and Oleg Khaykin. Starboard will choose another director soon, and Marvell will elect Robert Switz.

Information Management

information-management.com — (Bloomberg) -- Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. are in talks to sell EMC's Documentum, part of the companies' plan to divest more than $6 billion in assets to help finance the largest technology acquisition ever, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Dell and EMC Talking to Buyers for EMC's Documentum

bloomberg.com — Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. are in talks to sell EMC's Documentum, part of the companies' plan to divest more than $6 billion in assets to help finance the largest technology acquisition ever, people with knowledge of the matter said.

PayPal Scraps Charlotte Expansion Plans, Citing Anti-LGBT Law

bloomberg.com — PayPal Holdings Inc. is scrapping plans to build an operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina, saying that recent legislation passed in the state undercuts the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. "The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal's mission and culture," PayPal Chief Executive Officer Dan Schulman said in a statement.

Shutterfly Says Private Equity Firm Shows Interest in Buying It

bloomberg.com — Shutterfly Inc., a digital photo website, said it received an expression of takeover interest from a private equity firm it doesn't identify. The company isn't negotiating a deal. The letter outlining interest in a deal was also forwarded to "certain participants in the investment community" without Shutterfly's knowledge or permission, the company said in a statement.

Yahoo Urged by Activist Starboard to Overhaul Management, Board

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. was urged by activist shareholder Starboard Value LP to overhaul its management and board, saying that "significant changes" were needed at the company. In a letter sent to Yahoo's board Wednesday, Starboard said the Internet pioneer's recent decision to spin off its core Web businesses will require shareholders to wait another year "while the existing leadership continues to destroy value," and that the move is "not acceptable."
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Sep 23, 2016

RT @jordanr1000: two people familiar with Yahoo's breach say 'state-sponsored' label not iron-clad, may be hyped by management https://t.co/4kLHRNpESn

Sep 22, 2016

HC's exaggerated claims that fueled probes, departures and got Founders Fund to withdraw from a funding round lead  https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-hampton-creek-just-mayo/ 

Sep 22, 2016

RT @technology: Most influential woman VC in China, maybe the world, just broke her 10 year silence.  http://bloom.bg/2d3T81y  @beijingscribe @Selina_y_wang


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