Google teams up with security companies to catch bad apps before they hit the Play Store

Google announced yesterday that it’s teaming up with three security companies to help identify malicious apps before they’re published on the Play Store and can potentially do harm to Android users. The company is calling this partnership the App Defense Alliance. Android is on over 2.5 billion devices, according to […]

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China’s slowdown ‘becomes serious’

TAIPEI – Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world’s second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island’s foreign minister has said. As Taiwan’s presidential elections approach in January, China has […]

Neural Magic gets $15M seed to run machine learning models on commodity CPUs

Neural Magic, a startup founded by a couple of MIT professors, who figured out a way to run machine learning models on commodity CPUs, announced a $15 million seed investment today. Comcast Ventures  led the round, with participation from NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, Pillar VC and Amdocs. The company had previously received […]