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  1. UK Startup Raises $30M to Build AI Chips for Data CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Data Center Knowledge

    Graphcore, a startup that is designing chips specifically for artificial intelligence applications, has secured $30 million in funding, including from leading industry researchers, to fuel its continued growth, the company said. Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm founded by billionaire Niklas Zennstrom, a co-founder of Skype, is leading the investment round.

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  2. Hinge Health closes $8M Series A led by Atomico to 'digitize delivery of healthcare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechCrunch

    ... Health is announcing $8 million in Series A funding, in a round led by Atomico, the London-based VC firm co-founded by Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom. Existing seed investors, Eleven Two Capital, The Vertical Group, and SwiftKey's Jon Reynolds, also ...

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  3. U.K. chip designer Graphcore gets $30M to fund expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DM Review

    Graphcore, a startup that is designing chips specifically for artificial intelligence applications, has secured $30 million in funding, including from leading industry researchers, to fuel its continued growth, the company said. Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm founded by billionaire Niklas Zennstrom, a co-founder of Skype, is leading the investment round.

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  4. TransferWise to smash through 1bn barrier as founder eyes floatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | LBC 97.3

    ... the company by acquiring shares held by TransferWise's initial 'angel' investors. Founded by a pair of Estonian former Skype employees, they announced this month that they were swaa Zpping roles, with Taavet Hinrikus becoming chairman and Kristo ...

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  5. Circus for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Jerusalem Post

    ... England, to rehearse with Circolombia, but I was in Paris last week and Dubai before that," explains Neto over Skype. He speaks with a Portuguese lilt, with several words accented by a British echo. "I have been working with Circolombia for the past ...

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  6. Choose the Right Smartphone for Managing Your BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Home Business

    ... of it in terms of what it can do to help you manage your workload. You'll want immediate access to your apps such as Skype, email, or FaceTime when you need to reach out to a client or associate. Naturally, you don't have time to flip through ...

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  7. Sarah-Jane Crawford in silver gown at Emporio Armani eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Daily Mail

    ... have an app where I can do it, it's just a bit of fun. 'One of my ex boyfriend's mum did it, and she would do it over Skype and stuff so that's how I got into tarot card reading.' Brunette bombshell: Wearing her hazel-hued locks in soft waves, ...

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  8. U.K. Chip Designer Graphcore Gets $30 Million to Fund ExpansionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Graphcore, a startup that is designing chips specifically for artificial intelligence applications, has secured $30 million in funding, including from leading industry researchers, to fuel its continued growth, the company said. Atomico, the London-based venture capital firm founded by billionaire Niklas Zennstrom, a co-founder of Skype, is leading the investment round.

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  9. Google DeepMind's CEO and Uber's chief scientist backed a UK chip company in a $30 million roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... machine learning." The funding round was led London-based by venture capital firm Atomico, which was set up by Skype billionaire Niklas Zennstrom in 2006. Siraj Khaliq, the Atomico partner who will join the Graphcore board of directors, said in a ...

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  10. Australia - Telecoms Industry - Statistics and ForecastsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | Cellular News

    ... consumers are also making fewer fixed line calls in preference to mobile calls and calls through platforms such as Skype. As the NBN progresses, the majority of voice traffic will be IP based. Fixed line broadband on the copper network will also ...

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  11. Leading VC Tim Draper invests in Gravity's 'Iron Man' flight suit, on a $100 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | TechCrunch

    ... venture capitalist Tim Draper in the parking lot of Boost VC. Moments later Draper - who invested in Baidu, Tesla and Skype - pulled out a $100 bill and wrote out a 'term sheet' for $650,000 with the words "Just make it better". Adam Draper, CEO of ...

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  12. Mangrove raises $170M for its new fund to invest in Europe and Israeli startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | TechCrunch

    ... cent coming from returning investors. Mangrove has been one of Europe's most successful VCs, backing unicorns such as Skype and Wix.com. So far the firm has invested in over 130 companies since 2000. Mark Tluszcz, co-founder and CEO said in a ...

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  13. 'Positive Signs' Seen by Supporters of British-Iranian Woman Jailed in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Voice of America

    ... the government held a parliamentary debate Tuesday on the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Siddiq spoke to VOA via Skype video from outside Parliament shortly after the debate concluded. Siddiq asked British Minister for the Middle East Alistair ...

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  14. One week until Phantom takes of The CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... also sent a message of support. John Bowles, who played leading man Raoul in the Australian National Tour agreed to Skype the entire cast next week from London to wish them well and to give some pointers. Bendigo Nexus Youth Theatre's Phantom of the ...

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  15. The 25 Best Apps for Small Businesses in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | DreamHost Blog

    ... team, they can hop on Fuze and make it to your meeting on time. is a trusty app for simplifying team communication. Skype allows you to chat with team members from any location. And since the app is so popular, you can rest assured that your team ...

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  16. I'm Warming to Electric Race Cars, But Autonomous Racing Makes No SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Car & Driver

    ... programmer say, "I just want to thank our AI platform for handling 24 trillion operations per second" and then Skype with the 15-year-old crew chief, Timmy, who's in his mother's basement in Toledo? Then there's this: Olympic bobsled racing is ...

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  17. Lightroom for Android and iOS Earns More Photo-Tweaking PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Phone Scoop

    ... for iOS, and Lightroom on the web give mobile device users a richer array of tools for manipulating photos on the go. Skype today released Skype version 6.0 for Android and iOS, which completely redesigns the apps to make them more natural and ...

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  18. TransferWise CEO Hinrikus steps aside for co-founder KaarmannRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Finextra Research news

    TransferWise CEO Taavet Hinrikus is stepping down, handing over the reins at the fintech unicorn to his co-founder Kristo Kaarmann. Having built up one of the most successful of the fintech challengers over the last seven years, former Skype director Hinrikus is going part-time as chairman, although he insists that he will be "closely involved" in the future of the firm.

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  19. Facebook's ex-CTO said he'd be 'very surprised' if consumer internet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... other continents. However, things are starting to change, as the cofounders of successful European tech companies like Skype, Bebo, and Autonomy start to invest the hundreds of millions they made from exiting their companies to the US giants into ...

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  20. Projectmates App by Systemates Inc., New Game Changer for Construction ManagementRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | PRWeb

    ... With the discussion forum, you never have to worry about a team member being left out of an email, phone call, or Skype message. Projectmates mobile app lets you automatically send notifications to team members when you make a post, ensuring that no ...

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