Apple Machine Learning Director Who Left Over Office Return Policy Joins Google

Earlier this month, former Apple director of machine learning Ian Goodfellow made headlines when he resigned from his position due to Apple’s refusal to allow employees to continue to work remotely full time. Goodfellow has now found another company to work for, taking a position with DeepMind, a subsidiary of Alphabet, reports Bloomberg. DeepMind is … Read more

Thought Machine, provider of cloud-based banking infrastructure for 35+ banks globally, raises a $160M Series D at a $2.7B valuation, up from $1B+ in November (Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan/Financial …)

Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan / Financial Times: Thought Machine, provider of cloud-based banking infrastructure for 35+ banks globally, raises a $160M Series D at a $2.7B valuation, up from $1B+ in November  —  Unicorn brings Morgan Stanley on board as client and investor  —  London-based fintech Thought Machine has doubled its valuation …

At the first UFO hearing in 50 years, the Pentagon says unexplained reports are way up – TechCrunch

An unusual hearing in Congress posed unusual questions to government officials Tuesday, marking the first congressional hearing on UFOs — now called UAPs or “unidentified aerial phenomena” — in half a century. The House Intelligence Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation held the question and answer session, hosting two Pentagon officials in a rare public … Read more

Wearables Market in India Grew 20.1 Percent YoY in Q1 2022, Indian Brands Capture Top Positions: IDC

Wearables market in India that consists of smartwatches, earbuds, and wristbands grew by 20.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the first quarter of 2022, according to a report by IDC. While watches continued to be the fastest-growing category in the quarter between January to March, by shipping 3.7 million units with a growth of 173 percent, wrist … Read more

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