Month: July 2017

Amy S. Choi is co-founder and editorial director of The Mash-Up Americans, a multimedia publisher, creative studio and consulting agency that explores race, culture and identity in America and what makes us who we are. More posts by this contributor: Automattic, MIT Center for Civic Media and my company, The Mash-Up Americans, have been working together to have honest
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The U.K.’s data protection watchdog has finally shared the results of its lengthy investigation into DeepMind’s original deal with the NHS. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust failed to comply with the Data Protection Law with its deal with Google’s DeepMind. The Trust originally agreed to share 1.6 million
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We’re holding a micro meet-up tomorrow in Warsaw. We’ll be holding it at Campus Warsaw, 33C Ząbkowska, 03-736 Warszawa, Poland. The fun starts at 6pm and ends at 8pm with some after-event drinks nearby. Much merriment will be had. Please RSVP here. Space is limited, so make sure to join us early. The companies pitching
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Amazon has completed its acquisition of e-commerce firm Souq.com, which was first announced at the end of March and sees the U.S. retail giant enter the Middle Eastern market. The deal is officially undisclosed, but sources previously told TechCrunch that Amazon is paying around $650 million. Bloomberg previously reported that Amazon was in discussions over an
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On Thursday evening, the world’s biggest startup campus officially opened. Around 3,000 people are going to work in this huge building. TechCrunch walked around the building with the President of France Emmanuel Macron and other officials. “We called this building Station F, like Station France, Station Femmes [ed. note: women in French], Station Founders or
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