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Threat Stack snares $45 million investment as spotlight shines brightly on security

THREAT STACK SNARES $45 MILLION INVESTMENT AS SPOTLIGHT SHINES BRIGHTLY ON SECURITY

Threat Stack, the Boston-based security startup that helps companies stay protected in the cloud, reeled in a $45 million investment...

Salesforce Einstein celebrates its first birthday with a couple of new features

SALESFORCE EINSTEIN CELEBRATES ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY WITH A COUPLE OF NEW FEATURES

Salesforce launched Einstein, its artificial intelligence platform just one year ago this week. As it celebrates its first birthday,...

 
 
 
Google launches Tez, a mobile payments app built for India

GOOGLE LAUNCHES TEZ, A MOBILE PAYMENTS APP BUILT FOR INDIA

Google has announced a new mobile payments app for India as the internet giant moves on its mission to ingratiate itself with the “next...

 
 
 
Slack confirms it has raised $250 million at $5 billion valuation amid growing competition

SLACK CONFIRMS IT HAS RAISED $250 MILLION AT $5 BILLION VALUATION AMID GROWING COMPETITION

Workplace collaboration platform Slack has closed its long-rumored new round of fundraising, a $250 million round led by SoftBank's...

Facebook is the latest tech giant to hunt for AI talent in Canada

FACEBOOK IS THE LATEST TECH GIANT TO HUNT FOR AI TALENT IN CANADA

Facebook is turning its attention to Canada with a new AI research office in Montreal. Google and Microsoft already have outposts in...

 
 
 
This startup is a year into an employment experiment - no perks, lower pay, and you're free after 2 years

THIS STARTUP IS A YEAR INTO AN EMPLOYMENT EXPERIMENT - NO PERKS, LOWER PAY, AND YOU'RE FREE AFTER 2 YEARS

Jolt Jolt is a career development startup with employees in San Francisco, New York, and Tel Aviv. About a year ago, Jolt started an...

Apple is using machine learning for Face ID. Is that a good thing?

APPLE IS USING MACHINE LEARNING FOR FACE ID. IS THAT A GOOD THING?

The future of all biometrics will involve artificial intelligence. That statement might seem strange. After all, biometrics is a security...

 
 
 
Slack partners with ServiceNow to bring machine learning into chat app

SLACK PARTNERS WITH SERVICENOW TO BRING MACHINE LEARNING INTO CHAT APP

EXCLUSIVE: Team communications developer Slack and enterprise company ServiceNow today announced a partnership to bring their products...

Sophia Genetics raises $30 million to help doctors diagnose using AI and genomic data

SOPHIA GENETICS RAISES $30 MILLION TO HELP DOCTORS DIAGNOSE USING AI AND GENOMIC DATA

Sophia Genetics , a big data analytics company that's using artificial intelligence to help medical professionals diagnose and treat...

 
 
 
Goldman Sachs Leads $38M Investment in Cloud Storage Firm Nasuni

GOLDMAN SACHS LEADS $38M INVESTMENT IN CLOUD STORAGE FIRM NASUNI

Cloud data storage company Nasuni has padded its war chest with a $38 million growth equity investment led by a Goldman Sachs fund...

Android's fragmentation will give Google's ARCore problems

ANDROID'S FRAGMENTATION WILL GIVE GOOGLE'S ARCORE PROBLEMS

GUEST: Google recently launched an augmented reality platform, ARCore , in a direct challenge to Apple's announcement of ARKit . A...

 
 
 
Tesla is bringing its supercharging network to city centers

TESLA IS BRINGING ITS SUPERCHARGING NETWORK TO CITY CENTERS

The burgeoning electric car market has a way to go before it's on a par with traditional petrol and diesel vehicles in the U.S., but...

Florida Car Dealers Piss Off Everyone By Parking Entire Inventories In Free Hurricane Irma Parking Garages

FLORIDA CAR DEALERS PISS OFF EVERYONE BY PARKING ENTIRE INVENTORIES IN FREE HURRICANE IRMA PARKING GARAGES

Two enterprising auto dealers in Florida managed to piss off residents across the state this week by parking their entire inventories...

 
 
 
Microsoft Teams opens conversations to outsiders with new guest access feature

MICROSOFT TEAMS OPENS CONVERSATIONS TO OUTSIDERS WITH NEW GUEST ACCESS FEATURE

Microsoft today announced that it's rolling out guest access for Teams so companies using the collaboration software can now invite...

Equifax reveals hack that exposed data of 143 million customers, stock tanks

EQUIFAX REVEALS HACK THAT EXPOSED DATA OF 143 MILLION CUSTOMERS, STOCK TANKS

Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers...

 
 
 
Chris Pine's Netflix Movie Outlaw King Begins Filming

CHRIS PINE'S NETFLIX MOVIE OUTLAW KING BEGINS FILMING

Trading the USS Enterprise with UK history, Chris Pine is gearing up as the King of Scots in Netflix's Outlaw King , which has just...

Zillow acquires New Home Feed to help builders market new properties

ZILLOW ACQUIRES NEW HOME FEED TO HELP BUILDERS MARKET NEW PROPERTIES

Zillow Group, the company behind a number of online real estate sites, including Zillow, Trulia, and StreetEasy, has acquired New Home...

 
 
 
Innoviz Technologies raises $65 million to accelerate its lidar tech for autonomous cars

INNOVIZ TECHNOLOGIES RAISES $65 MILLION TO ACCELERATE ITS LIDAR TECH FOR AUTONOMOUS CARS

Innoviz Technologies , an Israeli startup building solid-state lidar technology for autonomous cars, has raised $65 million in a series...