BigML’s goal is to create a machine learning service extremely easy to use and seamless to integrate.
Source: BigML.com is Machine Learning for everyone
MItch’s Quick Take: While everyone may struggle with aspects of machine learning, this platform takes a templated approach to developing a data model, preparing and training the machine learning algorithms that can be applied to specific types of predictive and analytic tasks, makes machine learning approximately the same learning lift as the first spreadsheet scripting tool one may have learned 20 years ago. Even small businesses and regional agencies could use BigML.com today and start to optimize processes and campaigns.
The ride-hailing company said the investment by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund was part of the most recent financing round and that it continued to value the company at $62.5 billion.
Source: Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion – The New York Times
The Open Source Initiative (OSI), the steward of the Open Source Definition (OSD), announced today it has created a machine readable publication of OSI approved licenses. According to the organizat…
Source: New API helps open-source developers ‘become license-aware’
Uber is bringing its penchant for upsetting entrenched operators to a new target: the Washington bureaucrats who oversee timeworn rules on expenses. The taxi-booking group is smarting over guidelines that let government workers recoup transport
Source: Uber takes aim at Washington bureaucrats – FT.com
Monthly downloads of Amazon’s Alexa app have increased since the company released its Dot and Tap smart home devices.
Source: Amazon Alexa App Downloads Increase After Dot, Tap Releases – Business Insider
Apple’s iTunes App Store is home to over 1.5 million apps and Google Play hosts over 2 million, but the number of apps that actually get installed and used on consumers’ devices is still quite…
Source: Nearly 1 in 4 people abandon mobile apps after only one use | TechCrunch
KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents the 2016 Internet Trends report, covering today’s Internet growth.
Source: 2016 Internet Trends Report — Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers
Cleanly, the on-demand laundry service looking to take on FlyCleaners, has today announced a new annual or monthly membership program that discounts service while offering a recurring pick-up and…
Source: Cleanly launches subscription laundry service with Cleanly Reserve | TechCrunch
Finland’s Freska has acquired Norway’s Wipe, signalling its intent to lead the on-demand home cleaning space in the Nordics.
Source: Finnish on-demand home cleaning startup Freska acquires Norway’s Wipe | TechCrunch