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Andreessen Horowitz Gets a New General Partner in Jorge Conde

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Andreessen Horowitz is making an even bigger push into healthcare IT, bringing aboard serial entrepreneur Jorge Conde as a general partner. Conde, who officially starts in September, has spent the last 15 years working largely in genomics, including cofounding the genome analysis company Knome (acquired in 2015 for undisclosed terms) ...

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Arduino developers get extra support as Codeanywhere acquires Codebender

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Codeanywhere, a cross platform cloud IDE for creating web apps and sites has acquired Codebender, another cloud IDE that enables users to develop for Arduino devices. This is Codeanywhere’s first acquisition and financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Codebender and it’s additional services edu.cobebender.cc and blocks.cobebender.cc will continue ...

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At AI bot startups, cool kids rule

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You would think at least one AI-powered humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language processing to your customer chat app? No such luck. Instead, it sounds like the cool kids are in charge at most digital assistant and bot ...

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Here comes PragueCrunch V

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I’ve been visiting Central Europe almost every year and almost every year my buddy Jack Deneut has been setting up PragueCrunch, our kind-of-semi-annual celebration of Czech startups. And it’s happening again this year! The event is on July 13, 2017 at Riegrovy Sady Beer Garden. You can RSVP here. We’ll ...

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Box introduces desktop app Box Drive

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Box just made it a little easier to access your files while you’re at your computer. The company is introducing Box Drive, a desktop application that works on Windows and MacOS. People will be able to credit, edit, find and share files without pulling up a web browser. This is the ...

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