Discord has raised $100 million at a valuation of $3.5 billion in a new round led by Index Ventures, the company announced on Tuesday. Discord is the developer of an online chat application that helps gamers talk in real-time. Founded in 2012, the San Francisco-based company has raised nearly $500 million to date, according to PitchBook, from investors including Benchmark, IVP and Greylock...
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Why the AI Race Is Getting Weird
There comes a point in every major new technology cycle where new alliances form, especially between the incumbents and the younger upstarts nipping at their heels.This is happening at superspeed in artificial intelligence—but the pattern is frankly pretty weird, and I think it points to the fact that AI, in a lot of ways, is going to be different from tech developments before it, like cloud...
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