Baidu announced its autonomous driving alliance with partners including Ford, Daimler, Intel, Nvidia, TomTom, 12 Chinese automakers, universities, suppliers, startups, and local governments. Like Waymo, Silicon Valley and Beijing-based Baidu wants to develop the technology and AI to power self-driving cars, not create the cars themselves.
Snapchat is updating its app today with a few cool features, including Backdrops that separates you from the background and places imagery behind you. Voice Filters are being broken out from Stories to alter voices in all posted video. And Paperclip lets users attach a link to a website onto videos or images shared to friends.
Nokia and Xiaomi have signed a business collaboration agreement and a patent agreement which will give Xiaomi Nokia patents and give Nokia Xiaomi's network infrastructure equipment.
Plus, Ticketmaster will be tracking ticket holders with inaudible tones, Facebook is developing a group video chat app, the flying car industry got a boost, and Katie Roof from Techcrunch joins to talk about the recent spate of sexual harassment stories that are quickly changing silicon valley's VC industry.
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- Baidu forms global alliance to accelerate AI adoption in self-driving cars
- Nvidia jumps after announcing an AI partnership with Baidu (NVDA)
- Snapchat lets you add links, voice filters, and backdrops to Snaps
- China's Xiaomi Snaps Up Nokia Patents to Galvanize Global Drive
- The future of tickets might be ultrasonic audio from your phone
- Virtual Venue technology is rolling out to the company's desktop and mobile sites.
- Gather ‘round the Bonfire
- Equity podcast: Sexual harassment takes down Binary Capital and Blue Apron’s lackluster IPO
- Flying Volvos for everyone.