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JIRA is an antipattern – TechCrunch

Atlassian’s JIRA started existence as a bug-tracking instrument. Today, regardless that, it has develop into an agile making plans suite, “to plan, track, and release great software.” In many organizations it has develop into the main map of instrument initiatives, the hub of all building, the notorious “source of truth.” It is a truism that […]

Watch Google CEO Sundar Pichai testify in Congress — on bias, China and more – TechCrunch

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has controlled to steer clear of the general public political grillings that experience come for tech leaders at Facebook and Twitter this yr. But now not nowadays. Today he’s going to be in entrance of the House Judiciary committee for a listening to entitled: Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its […]

Vroom nabs $146M from AutoNation, VCs for its used car marketplace – TechCrunch

Vroom has raised $146 million in Series G investment, a selection to a $30 million funding we reported in early September. U.S. automobile store AutoNation led the spherical for the startup, with participation from present buyers T. Rowe Price, L Catterton, General Catalyst and Fraser McCombs Capital. The corporate declined to reveal the valuation, however […]

Dell votes to buy back VMware tracking stock and will likely go public – TechCrunch

Dell simply introduced that it has agreed to buy back the VMware tracking stock from the EMC acquisition. The corporate showed the buy-back value of $23.nine billion. With as of late’s transfer, the corporate will likely go public. Sixty-one % of shareholders voted in choose of the deal. It’s unclear how Wall Street will handle the […]

Voyager 2 joins its twin in interstellar space – TechCrunch

Voyager 2, the multi-planetary exploratory probe introduced in 1977, has in spite of everything entered interstellar space, some six years after its twin, Voyager 1, did the similar. It’s now about 11 billion miles from Earth, the second-farthest-out human-made object in space. Interstellar space begins the place the solar’s “heliosphere” ends — the large ball […]

TechSee nabs $16M for its customer support solution built on computer vision and AR – TechCrunch

Chatbots and different AI-based equipment have firmly discovered footing on this planet of customer carrier, used both to reinforce or utterly change the function of a human responding to questions and lawsuits, or (on occasion, annoyingly, concurrently the former two purposes) promote extra merchandise to customers. Today, an Israeli startup known as TechSee is pronouncing […]

Capture lets you grab real 3D models with your iPhone X’s powerful camera – TechCrunch

Three dimensional modeling was exhausting. It used to require one thing a minimum of as giant because the Xbox Kinect to get actually prime quality scans you wanted high-powered laser sensor programs. Now all you want is your telephone and Capture. Capture is a proof-of-concept for a corporation known as Standard Cyborg led through Jeff […]

InImaginative and prescient, valued at $1.nine billion, picks up $115 million Series F – TechCrunch

“The display screen is changing into an important position on this planet,” says InImaginative and prescient CEO and founder Clark Valberg. In truth, it’s arduous to get via a dialog with him with out listening to it. And, taking into account that his corporate has grown to $100 million in annual habitual income, he has […]

Carolina Brochado leaves Atomico to join Softbank’s Vision Fund – TechCrunch

In the newest instalment of VC revolving doorways, Carolina Brochado, a Partner at European project capital company Atomico, is becoming a member of Softbank’s Vision Fund. According to assets, Brochado knowledgeable Atomico portfolio firms previous this week that she was once becoming a member of Softbank the place she’ll be primarily based on the mega-fund‘s […]

A manager at Uber’s self-driving unit warned executives about safety issues just days before fatal crash – TechCrunch

Less than per week before a Uber self-driving SUV prototype struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona closing March, a manager despatched executives an electronic mail cautioning that its self sufficient automobile unit had to “work on establishing a culture rooted in safety,” reviews The Information. Robbie Miller, then a manager within the unit’s […]