Tech News Today

Feb 2nd 2017

Tech News Today 1697

Aw, Snap!

SNAP IPO, Space Brain

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Guests: Rae Paoletta
Category: News

Snap filed its S-1 paperwork with the SEC, kicking off its much anticipated pursuit to take the company public with a goal of a $3 billion IPO. The stock will trade on the New York Stock Exchange as SNAP.

Facebook unveiled Lumos, its new machine learning platform for training and deploying new ways to analyze photos including automatic insertion of alt text for people with visual impairments.

Amazon's Q4 earnings missed on revenue expectations, pulling in $43.7 billion compared to an expected $44.68 billion. Even its biggest money maker, Amazon Web Services, missed on revenue with $3.5 billion versus analyst estimates of $3.6 billion. Amazon stock fell nearly 4 percent in after hours trading.

Also, we cover the release of Cellebrite’s hacking tool data to the public, the end of Firefox OS, and we chat with Rae Paoletta from Gizmodo about new studies on the health effects of space travel.

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