Conversica lands $34 million Series B to build intelligent sales assistants
After a potential customer has first contact with a business, sales gets in gear, often responding with an introductory email. Conversica has developed an artificial intelligence system designed to [..]
Splash pivots to B2B event marketing with $7M in new funding
Splash, the event marketing platform based out of New York, has just announced the close of a $7 million Series B funding round led by Ascent Venture Partners, with participation from Spark Capital, Lerer Hippeau [..]
Missed out on the Black Friday Amazon Echo deal? It’s discounted again
This year’s Black Friday saw a number of great deals, but perhaps the most exciting was seeing the newly released (well, newly released in the UK at least) Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot get discounted.
But if you [..]
Apple is ditching the useful MacBook battery ‘time remaining’ feature
By their very definition, estimates aren’t supposed to be exact. But when they’re as inexact as the battery life estimates on the latest line of Macbook Pros, there probably isn’t much point in them.
Though the 2016 [..]
Knowmail scores $3.5M to apply AI to your in-box
Knowmail, an Israeli startup building what it calls personalized Artificial Intelligence help employees manage email and other messages better, has closed $3.5 million in new funding. Read [..]
Symphony, the messaging app backed by Wall St, is raising at a $1B+ valuation
Symphony, a secure messaging service backed and used by 14 of the biggest banks on Wall Street, is raising up to $200 million in a new round of funding with a pre-money valuation over $1 billion, TechCrunch [..]
LG bringing HDR to your PC with new 4K monitors
With the Xbox One S and PS4 both supporting HDR visuals, how does the discerning PC gamer continue to assert their high-fidelity dominance? By picking up one of LG’s new HDR-compatible screens, that’s [..]
Amazon’s AWS opens its first UK region in London
Last year, Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service announced that it would launch a data center in the UK by the end of 2016. It’s now the end of 2016 and, true to its word, AWS has now launched its “Europe [..]
Microsoft’s Office 365 is twice as popular as Google’s G Suite
New research has revealed that when it comes to productivity suites in the cloud, Office 365 is twice as popular as Google’s G Suite (previously known as Google Apps for Work).
At least in Europe anyway, according to the [..]
With new OS update, Google wants to put Android in all your things
Google jumped on the Internet of Things bandwagon in 2015 with its announcement of Brillo, an operating system pitched at Android-based smart devices and IoT gadgets. But it hasn’t actually developed the OS much since [..]