Top Stories of the Day // August 2, 2015

Listen To VC Eileen Burbidge On Being Fired At Skype, Founder Psychosis, And Close Ties To U.K. Gov |
The Next Great Startup Will Be A ‘Unicornio’ |
“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries |
Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair |
Festival Of Code Winners May Be The Startups Of The Future |
Gillmor Gang: Apple Road |

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Today’s Top Stories // Aug 2, 2015

Listen To VC Eileen Burbidge On Being Fired At Skype, Founder Psychosis, And Close Ties To U.K. Gov

TechCrunch interviews Eileen Burbidge, Partner at London VC firm Passion Capital, where we discuss her early days working at Skype and Apple, the types of… read more

The Next Great Startup Will Be A ‘Unicornio’

“The minute a major Silicon Valley VC sets up a branch in Mexico, you will be out of business,” a Mexican founder told me over dinner at last year’s Mexico VC… read more

“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries

From something as simple as a door sensor at a store to the new age of “smart” sensors in a rapidly emerging wearables market, the application of sensors has… read more

Machine Learning And Human Bias: An Uneasy Pair

“We’re watching you.” This was the warning that the Chicago Police Department gave to more than 400 people on its “Heat List.” The list, an attempt to… read more

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Festival Of Code Winners May Be The Startups Of The Future

Startups start with talent, and the talent, as we all know, seems to get younger every year. But it wouldn’t happen if children themselves were not… read more

Gillmor Gang: Apple Road

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday, August 1, 2015. The Gang talks cars, the politics of… read more

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Gillmor Gang: Apple Road

 The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Saturday,… read more

Yahoo Shows Off Its New Livetext Messaging App

 Yahoo unveiled a new app today called Livetext, where users can send each other video and text — but… read more

Fly Or Die: MC Squares

You might assume that, when it comes to a standard whiteboard, there isn’t much room for disruption. But… read more

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