Bitfusion raises $5M for its AI lifecycle management platform – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch When Bitfusion launched at Disrupt NY 2015, its focus was on helping developers speed up their applications by giving them pre-compiled libraries that made better use of GPUs, FPGAs and other co-processing […]

Crunch Report | Airbnb Hugs It Out in San Francisco – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Aurea acquires Jive for $462 million, Airbnb settles lawsuit with the City of San Francisco over unfair overregulation of short-term rentals, Theranos settles a lawsuit with one of its investors and Verizon […]

Alex Hardiman, former VP of product at The NY Times, will take the lead on Facebook’s news products – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Facebook’s role in spreading news, especially fake news, has been in the spotlight since last year’s presidential election. Now it’s promoting Alex Hardiman to lead its news efforts on the product side. Hardiman worked at The […]

With Series A funding from Benchmark, Prefer takes the wraps off its new marketplace – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Between Thumbtack, Yelp, Angie’s List and Amazon, it wouldn’t appear that the world needs a new platform that matches customers with service professionals. That’s not the way Julio Vasconcellos sees it, clearly. Vasconcellos has spent the last year-plus working […]