Mode, a startup with a new approach to software-defined wide area networks, emerges from stealth and announces a total of $24M in funding led by GV and NEA (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Ron Miller / TechCrunch: Mode, a startup with a new approach to software-defined wide area networks, emerges from stealth and announces a total of $24M in funding led by GV and NEA  —  Mode, a San Francisco-based startup, came out of stealth today with a new approach to software-defined wide area networks … from Techmeme… Read More Mode, a startup with a new approach to software-defined wide area networks, emerges from stealth and announces a total of $24M in funding led by GV and NEA (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Agora, a startup that helps developers add voice and video to their apps, adds $30M to its $20M Series B announced in 2015, to fund its global expansion efforts (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat: Agora, a startup that helps developers add voice and video to their apps, adds $30M to its $20M Series B announced in 2015, to fund its global expansion efforts  —  Agora, a platform that enables developers to add voice and video features to their applications, has announced that it has added… Read More Agora, a startup that helps developers add voice and video to their apps, adds $30M to its $20M Series B announced in 2015, to fund its global expansion efforts (Paul Sawers/VentureBeat)

Microsoft gaming chief Phil Spencer says the company is building a game streaming network “to unlock console-quality gaming on any device” (Tom Warren/The Verge)

Tom Warren / The Verge: Microsoft gaming chief Phil Spencer says the company is building a game streaming network “to unlock console-quality gaming on any device”  —  Microsoft has been teasing it’s working on game streaming from the cloud recently, but today at E3 the company made it official. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2LEl1fN

Microsoft gaming chief Phil Spencer says the company is building a game streaming network “to unlock console-quality gaming on any device” (Ian Sherr/CNET)

Ian Sherr / CNET: Microsoft gaming chief Phil Spencer says the company is building a game streaming network “to unlock console-quality gaming on any device”  —  Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo may be selling you game Xbox, PlayStation and Switch consoles today, but it appears that’s destined to change, and soon. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2Jxsug4

Microsoft buys Undead Labs, Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Compulsion Games, creates its own new venture The Initiative to bolster Microsoft Studios offerings (Lucas Matney/TechCrunch)

Lucas Matney / TechCrunch: Microsoft buys Undead Labs, Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Compulsion Games, creates its own new venture The Initiative to bolster Microsoft Studios offerings  —  Microsoft kept the gaming announcements coming at its Xbox E3 press conference where it announced a series of four studio acquisitions meant … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2HBM2yl

A behind the scenes look at Russian search giant Yandex’s efforts to bring self-driving technology to Moscow’s chaotic, snow filled roads (Andrada Fiscutean/ZDNet)

Andrada Fiscutean / ZDNet: A behind the scenes look at Russian search giant Yandex’s efforts to bring self-driving technology to Moscow’s chaotic, snow filled roads  —  Yandex, Russia’s Google, is optimizing its self-driving tech for bad weather and human drivers who bend the rules.  —  Video: Yandex’s autonomous car hits Moscow’s streets. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2l2jcOM