Kobe Bryant launches media, technology, data fund – ESPN

12:57 PM ET Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment Kobe Bryant announced Monday that he was starting a $100 million media, technology and data fund. Bryant will partner with investor Jeff Stibel, the vice chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, chairman of brain implant system BrainGate and former president of Web.com. Bryant has been privately investing […]

Microsoft acquires AI-scheduling startup Genee for Office 365 – ZDNet

Microsoft acquires AI-scheduling startup Genee for Office 365 – ZDNet

Microsoft announced on Monday it acquired Genee, an artificial intelligence startup focused on scheduling. Read this ‘Building AI is like launching a rocket’: Meet the man fighting to stop artificial intelligence destroying humanity Skype’s co-founder wants to keep humankind safe from the existential threats of artificial intelligence. Read More Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. […]

EFF thinks T-Mobile could be violating net neutrality with new data plan – ZDNet

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere speaks at an Un-carrier event in San Francisco in September, 2014. (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) Electronic Frontier Foundation believes T-Mobile’s new “T-Mobile One” data plan could violate net neutrality principles because of how it allows customers to use data. ​Net neutrality becomes the law of the land With Congress washing its […]

Best Buy at 50: Future’s Bleak for Brick-and-Mortar Giant – Newsweek

This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. There’s a pretty big sale taking place at Best Buy through Saturday night, with large markdowns to celebrate Best Buy turning 50 years old. A golden anniversary is as good a reason as any to host a massive sale, and some will argue that it’s not the only […]