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Buzzfeed uses AI to find your Romantic Partner
Are you desperately trying to find an ideal romantic partner this valentine day. Well, how about finding your soul mate with the help of artificial intelligence technology. If this has already made you excited then head to publishing platform Buzzfeed and take a romantic quiz that will be moderated by AI technology. But don’t take this quiz all that seriously, since by Buzzfeed’s own admission, this quiz is meant to poke on the weird world of online dating.
Facebook is clandestinely Building a Smart Watch
While Apple is almost secretly busy in building electric cars, Facebook has got involved in a secret project of building a smart watch. Although details of this project are quite hazy but grape vines have made some startling revealing. These startling revelation include facts like Facebook’s smart watch will be an android based watch but the company is also building its operating system that will be designed for its growing hardware ecosystem. And just to add-up here, Facebook smart watch will be like any other smart watch, bundled with predictable features like fitness & health tracking, messaging so and so forth.
Big US tech companies are raising red-flag over Nvidia’s latest $40 Bn acquisition
Nvidia’s latest $40 Bn acquisition of a British chipmaker is testing the nerves of big US tech companies. According to unconfirmed reports, Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm have approached anti-trust bodies in the US and Europe to block this high-profile deal.
India’s furniture marketplace Pepperfry raises debt funding
India’s furniture marketplace platform are finding it tough to raise funds. We all know what happened with Urban ladder but Pepperfry is somewhat proving to be an exception. The Mumbai based online furniture marketplace said on Friday that it has raised INR 35 Cr from InnoVen Capital. This is InnoVen’s third investment in the Mumbai based startup since 2017.
After Elon Musk, Bitcoin has found yet another high profile backer in the form of Jack Dorsey
Barely days after Elon Musk’s Tesla announced investment in Bitcoin, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey made a similar announcement on Friday. Dorsey has partnered with popular rapper Jay Z to form a trust to fund Bitcoin development. This trust will majorly focus on India & Africa though India has clampdown on crypto trading over the last few years.