John Murrell

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Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

LookFlow, a Mountain View, Calif.-based startup with technology that incorporates artificial intelligence into a platform for image search and discovery, announced today that it had been acquired by Yahoo and will join the Flickr unit. The team will also help Yahoo build a “deep learning group.” Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work