China’s Huawei has big ambitions to weaken the US grip on AI leadership

Ren Zhengfei, the reclusive founder and CEO of China’s embattled tech giant, Huawei, is defiant about…

The gaming clips service, Medal has bought Donate Bot for direct donations, and payments – TechCrunch

The Los Angeles-based video gaming clipping service, Medal, has made its first acquisition as it rolls…

Senior GOP congressional aide claims the NSA has shut down a program that collects domestic phone and text records, whose scope was revealed by Snowden in 2013 (Charlie Savage/New York Times)

Charlie Savage / New York Times: Senior GOP congressional aide claims the NSA has shut down…

Samsung Health app now integrates with Calm’s mindfulness and meditation programs

Samsung has turned to newly crowned mental wellbeing unicorn Calm to bring mindfulness to the Samsung…

A simple blood test to predict premature births could save babies’ lives

Fifteen million babies are born pre­maturely each year. Stephen Quake’s daughter, Zoe, was one of them:…

5G phones are here but there’s no rush to upgrade – TechCrunch

This year’s Mobile World Congress — the CES for Android device makers — was awash with…

Source: Circle, which runs a cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex and which was reportedly valued at ~$3B last year after raising $246M, is raising another $250M (Jon Victor/The Information)

Jon Victor / The Information: Source: Circle, which runs a cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex and which was…

AI Weekly: Education is essential for the future of AI, MIT panel says

Six titans of industry stood onstage at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium yesterday, assembled to speak on a…

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2019, curated by Bill Gates

I was honored when MIT Technology Review invited me to be the first guest curator of…

Tesla delivers big price cuts to Model S and Model X vehicles – TechCrunch

Tesla made a flurry of announcements this afternoon with the highlight being the company’s reveal of…