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Pan-African e-tailer Jumia grows 3Q revenue, e-payments, and losses – TechCrunch

Pan-African e-tailer Jumia grows 3Q revenue, e-payments, and losses – TechCrunch

Pan-African e-commerce startup Jumia released its third-quarter financial results today. The numbers and presentation reflected some of the same past trends, with a dash of new, and nary a mention of a declining share-price. The results Jumia — with online goods and service verticals in 14 countries — posted third-quarter revenue growth of 19% (€40 […]

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser – TechCrunch

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser – TechCrunch

Mozilla, Intel, Red Hat and Fast today announced the launch of the Bytecode Alliance, a new open-source group that focuses on “creating new software foundations, building on standards such as WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface (WASI).” Mozilla has long championed WebAssembly, the open standard that allows browsers to execute compiled programs in the browser. This […]

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media – TechCrunch

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media – TechCrunch

Twitter last month said it was introducing a new policy to help fight deepfakes and other “manipulated media” that involve photos, videos or audio that’s been significantly altered to change its original meaning or purpose, or those that make it seem like something happened that actually did not. Today, Twitter is sharing a draft of […]

Apple’s star-studded ‘Morning Show’ gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start – TechCrunch

Apple’s star-studded ‘Morning Show’ gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start – TechCrunch

We weren’t sure what to expect from the launch of Apple’s new subscription streaming service. There were reports that the company was committed to staying family friendly, rather than exploring the adult content and creative liberties that both premium cable and streaming can offer. Plus, most of the trailers were pretty underwhelming. For our 100th […]

Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups – TechCrunch

Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups – TechCrunch

Cities have always been America’s centers of power, driving the economy forward through competition. But now, they’re ceasing to lead the country’s innovation. As jobs and talent have clustered, expertise has spilled over urban boundaries. In locations like the Gulf Coast, Texas Triangle, Great Lakes and Southern California, metropolitan areas are cooperating across borders to […]

How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch

How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch

Microsoft Research is a globally distributed playground for people interested in solving fundamental science problems. These projects often focus on machine learning and artificial intelligence, and since Microsoft is on a mission to infuse all of its products with more AI smarts, it’s no surprise that it’s also seeking ways to integrate Microsoft Research’s innovations […]

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