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Drift raises $32 million to expand sales automation with bots

DRIFT RAISES $32 MILLION TO EXPAND SALES AUTOMATION WITH BOTS

Conversational marketing company Drift today announced that it has raised $32 million to further its goal of automating conversations...

Equifax CEO and chairman Richard Smith ‘retires' after massive security breach

EQUIFAX CEO AND CHAIRMAN RICHARD SMITH ‘RETIRES' AFTER MASSIVE SECURITY BREACH

Just weeks after Equifax reported a major security breach that exposed data belonging to more than millions of customers, the consumer...

 
 
 
Following Watchup acquisition, Plex launches ad-supported news section

FOLLOWING WATCHUP ACQUISITION, PLEX LAUNCHES AD-SUPPORTED NEWS SECTION

Streaming media app Plex today launched Plex News, a new feature that serves you video news from “some of the most trusted sources...

​Plume​ ​Labs​ ​launches​ ​Flow,​ ​an AI-powered​ ​air quality​ ​tracker​ to help users avoid pollution

​PLUME​ ​LABS​ ​LAUNCHES​ ​FLOW,​ ​AN AI-POWERED​ ​AIR QUALITY​ ​TRACKER​ TO HELP USERS AVOID POLLUTION

Expanding beyond apps into hardware for the first time, Plume Labs today unveiled a personal air quality monitor that taps into the...

 
 
 
Google's jobs AI service hits private beta, now works in 100 languages

GOOGLE'S JOBS AI SERVICE HITS PRIVATE BETA, NOW WORKS IN 100 LANGUAGES

Google today announced the beta release of its Cloud Job Discovery service, which uses artificial intelligence to help customers connect...

Zoom uses AI to add automatic transcription to its videoconferencing service

ZOOM USES AI TO ADD AUTOMATIC TRANSCRIPTION TO ITS VIDEOCONFERENCING SERVICE

Companies using Zoom for videoconferencing will soon be able to get automatic transcripts of their conversations thanks to a new feature...

 
 
 
Rover's New Enhanced Dog Walking Services Launch in Denver, Allowing Owners to Customize Walks to Fit Their Dogs' Needs

ROVER'S NEW ENHANCED DOG WALKING SERVICES LAUNCH IN DENVER, ALLOWING OWNERS TO CUSTOMIZE WALKS TO FIT THEIR DOGS' NEEDS

PRESS RELEASE: The 1 dog walking app rolls out the newest evolution of its Quick Match on-demand feature after successful beta tests...

Cypress enables longer battery life for Internet of Things devices

CYPRESS ENABLES LONGER BATTERY LIFE FOR INTERNET OF THINGS DEVICES

The Internet of Things has a battery problem. Companies are deploying billions of connected devices that will be able to sense the...

 
 
 
Butter.ai launches a Slack bot to improve file searches

BUTTER.AI LAUNCHES A SLACK BOT TO IMPROVE FILE SEARCHES

Butter.ai came out of private beta today with the launch of a Slack bot to help teams and businesses locate files across a variety...

ProsperWorks raises $53 million to take on Salesforce's CRM

PROSPERWORKS RAISES $53 MILLION TO TAKE ON SALESFORCE'S CRM

ProsperWorks , which provides a customer relationship manager for G Suite , announced today that is has raised $53 million to try and...

 
 
 
IVP raises $1.5 billion for its 16th fund, targeting late-stage startups

IVP RAISES $1.5 BILLION FOR ITS 16TH FUND, TARGETING LATE-STAGE STARTUPS

Institutional Venture Partners announced today that it has closed its 16th fund, dubbed IVP XVI. With $1.5 billion in capital raised,...

Sigfox introduces dramatically cheaper IoT module to catalyze connectivity of everyday objects

SIGFOX INTRODUCES DRAMATICALLY CHEAPER IOT MODULE TO CATALYZE CONNECTIVITY OF EVERYDAY OBJECTS

Riding a crest of big ambitions and expectations, France's Sigfox today announced a series of new initiatives designed to fulfill the...

 
 
 
UberEats to accept cash payments in select countries, starting with India

UBEREATS TO ACCEPT CASH PAYMENTS IN SELECT COUNTRIES, STARTING WITH INDIA

The much mooted “cashless society” is taking longer to arrive than some previously predicted, but it's clearer than ever that paper...

YC-backed Lively raises $4.2 million and adds HSA investment option

YC-BACKED LIVELY RAISES $4.2 MILLION AND ADDS HSA INVESTMENT OPTION

Lively , which provides a digital platform to easily manage health savings accounts , announced today that it has secured a $4.2 million...

 
 
 
Transit raises $5 million to help you traverse cities with better data

TRANSIT RAISES $5 MILLION TO HELP YOU TRAVERSE CITIES WITH BETTER DATA

“Urban mobility” has emerged as something of a buzzword across the technology realm, with countless companies attempting to tackle...

Alexa now available in Amazon Music app

ALEXA NOW AVAILABLE IN AMAZON MUSIC APP

Amazon today extended its voice assistant Alexa into the Amazon Music app for listeners in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany,...

 
 
 
Uber rival Lyft met with London transport officials ahead of possible international expansion

UBER RIVAL LYFT MET WITH LONDON TRANSPORT OFFICIALS AHEAD OF POSSIBLE INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

Lyft, Uber's closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London's transport regulator over...

Khosla Ventures makes first investment in France, leads $18 million round in Eligo Bioscience

KHOSLA VENTURES MAKES FIRST INVESTMENT IN FRANCE, LEADS $18 MILLION ROUND IN ELIGO BIOSCIENCE

With resistance to antibiotics growing in the U.S. , startups around the world are seeking new ways to target and treat bacteria-associated...

 
 
 
Ataribox runs Linux on AMD chip and will cost at least $250

ATARIBOX RUNS LINUX ON AMD CHIP AND WILL COST AT LEAST $250

EXCLUSIVE: Atari released more details about its Ataribox game console today, disclosing for the first time that the machine will run...

Dubai starts testing flying taxis

DUBAI STARTS TESTING FLYING TAXIS

Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by...

 
 
 



IPhone X battery size and RAM seemingly revealed

IPhone X battery size and RAM seemingly revealed

Apple is never in a hurry to reveal the battery size and RAM of its new iPhones - but that seems to have happened with the iPhone X , which reportedly has a 2,716mAh battery... Read more ...

Apple Watch Series 3 Observations- Part 4

Apple Watch Series 3 Observations- Part 4

I am still kicking the tires on the Series 3 Apple Watch, and still finding new details and answering new questions. One such question about the ability to send and receive... Read more ...

Forza Motorsport 7 - Fate of the Furious Car Bundle Arrives Oct 3rd 2017

Forza Motorsport 7 - Fate of the Furious Car Bundle Arrives Oct 3rd 2017

Forza drivers on Xbox and PC patiently waiting for the arrival of the latest edition the series Forza Motorsport 7, will already know that it will be available to play early... Read more ...

Plex News Provides Free Access To Local & National News

Plex News Provides Free Access To Local & National News

Plex is bolstering its TV-related services by introducing access to news through a new feature called ‘Plex News.' Plex acquired Watchup back in January of 2017 and at the time... Read more ...

New Samsung Mixed Reality Windows 10 VR Headset Leaked

New Samsung Mixed Reality Windows 10 VR Headset Leaked

Details have emerged today of a new mixed reality headset which is being created by Samsung and Microsoft, extending the number of mixed reality headsets that will be launching... Read more ...

What Is Inside The New Apple TV 4K ?

What Is Inside The New Apple TV 4K ?

We have already seen a teardown of the new iPhone 8 and the Apple Watch Series 3 and now it is the turn of the new Apple TV 4K. The Apple TV 4K comes with a number of upgrades... Read more ...

Glorious Modular Mechanical TKL Keyboard Now Available To Preorder From $60

Glorious Modular Mechanical TKL Keyboard Now Available To Preorder From $60

A new modular mechanical keyboard has been made available to preorder this week starting at $60 and taking the form of the Glorious Modular Mechanical TKL Keyboard which allows... Read more ...

MacOS High Sierra: How to troubleshoot common problems

MacOS High Sierra: How to troubleshoot common problems

Having trouble with macOS High Sierra? Here's how to troubleshoot some issues you might be having. If you've just installed, or are trying to install, macOS High Sierra, you... Read more ...

Star Wars 3D Mega Lamps, Save 50%

Star Wars 3D Mega Lamps, Save 50%

We have an awesome deal on the Star Wars 3D Mega Lamps in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 50% off the normal price. The Star Wars 3D Mega Lamps normally costs... Read more ...

BankBot Malware Reappears As A Match-Three Android Game

BankBot Malware Reappears As A Match-Three Android Game

The BankBot Trojan, a malware that steals sensitive banking information, has reappeared on the Google Play Store. It was first detected by one security firm in December 2016... Read more ...