Patrick Lucas Austin · TIME

Time: What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now?

July 25, 2019 at 11:18AM It’s 6 A.M., and the alarm clock is buzzing earlier than usual. It’s not a malfunction: the smart clock scanned your schedule and adjusted because you’ve got that big presentation first thing in the morning. Your shower automatically turns on and warms to your preferred 103°F. The electric car is… Continue reading Time: What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now?

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Buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019

July 23, 2019 at 09:00PM Early-stage enterprise startup founders listen up. That sound you hear is opportunity knocking. Answer the call, open the door and join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise on September 5 in San Francisco. Our day-long conference not only explores the promises and challenges of this $500 billion market, it also provides an… Continue reading Buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019

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Google updates its speech tech for contact centers

July 23, 2019 at 04:00PM Last July, Google announced its Contact Center AI product for helping businesses get more value out of their contact centers. Contact Center AI uses a mix of Google’s machine learning-powered tools to help build virtual agents and help human agents as they do their job. Today, the company is launching… Continue reading Google updates its speech tech for contact centers

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Investor Jocelyn Goldfein to join us on AI panel at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

July 18, 2019 at 06:00PM Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a foundational technology for enterprise software development and startups have begun addressing a variety of issues around using AI to make software and processes much more efficient. To that end, we are delighted to announce that Jocelyn Goldfein, a Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners… Continue reading Investor Jocelyn Goldfein to join us on AI panel at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

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Intel announces deep, multi-year partnership with SAP

July 18, 2019 at 01:29PM Intel announced a deep partnership with SAP today around using advanced Intel technology to optimize SAP software tools. Specifically the company plans to tune its Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC persistent memory for SAP’s suite of applications. The multi-year partnership includes giving SAP early access to emerging… Continue reading Intel announces deep, multi-year partnership with SAP

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Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit

July 16, 2019 at 08:40AM Users of Amazon’s voice assistant will soon be able to talk to Alexa in Hindi. Amazon announced today that it has added a Hindi voice model to its Alexa Skills Kit for developers. Alexa developers can also update their existing published skills in India for Hindi. Amazon first revealed that… Continue reading Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit

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Signavio raises $177M at a $400M valuation for its business process automation solutions

July 11, 2019 at 12:11PM Robotic Process Automation has been the name of the game in enterprise software lately — with organizations using advances in machine learning algorithms and other kinds of AI, alongside big-data analytics to speed up everything from performing mundane tasks to more complex business decisions. To underscore the opportunity and growth… Continue reading Signavio raises $177M at a $400M valuation for its business process automation solutions

Katy Steinmetz · TIME

Time: Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying

July 08, 2019 at 07:08PM Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone — he still does not know who — had… Continue reading Time: Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying

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Demo your startup at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019

July 02, 2019 at 09:00PM Every year hundreds of startups launch with dreams of becoming the next enterprise software unicorn. And it’s no wonder, given the $500 billion market and the rate at which the enterprise giants snap up emerging players. If you’re the founder of an early-stage enterprise startup, join us for TC Sessions:… Continue reading Demo your startup at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019

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Software development analytics platform Sourced launches an enterprise edition

July 02, 2019 at 04:00PM Sourced, or source{d}, as the company styles its name, provides developers and IT departments with deeper analytics into their software development lifecycle. It analyzes codebases, offers data about which APIs are being used and provides general information about developer productivity and other metrics. Today, Sourced is officially launching its Enterprise… Continue reading Software development analytics platform Sourced launches an enterprise edition

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Video platform Kaltura adds advanced analytics

July 01, 2019 at 08:15PM You may not be familiar with Kaltura‘s name, but chances are you’ve used the company’s video platform at some point or another, given that it offers a variety of video services for enterprises, educational institutions and video on demand platforms, including HBO,  Phillips, SAP, Stanford and others. Today, the company… Continue reading Video platform Kaltura adds advanced analytics

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Tara.ai, which uses machine learning to spec out and manage engineering projects, nabs $10M

July 01, 2019 at 11:09AM Artificial intelligence has become an increasingly important component of how a lot of technology works; now it’s also being applied to how technologists themselves work. Today, one of the startups building such a tool has raised some capital, Tara.ai, a platform that uses machine learning to help an organization get… Continue reading Tara.ai, which uses machine learning to spec out and manage engineering projects, nabs $10M

Technology | The Guardian

You can’t enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham

June 28, 2019 at 08:16AM Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a missed opportunity. Really, they should have smashed the machines, every one.The logic of the state… Continue reading You can’t enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham

Siwei Lyu · SUNY Albany / The Conversation · TIME

Time: ‘Deepfakes’ Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They’re Real. But There’s a Way to Detect Them

June 28, 2019 at 02:59PM Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and saying things they never did or said are a fundamental threat to the longstanding… Continue reading Time: ‘Deepfakes’ Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They’re Real. But There’s a Way to Detect Them

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We’re talking Kubernetes at TC Sessions: Enterprise with Google’s Aparna Sinha and VMware’s Craig McLuckie

June 27, 2019 at 05:48PM Over the past five years, Kubernetes has grown from a project inside of Google to an open source powerhouse with an ecosystem of products and services, attracting billions of dollars in venture investment. In fact, we’ve already seen some successful exits, including one from one of our panelists. On September… Continue reading We’re talking Kubernetes at TC Sessions: Enterprise with Google’s Aparna Sinha and VMware’s Craig McLuckie

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Cathay Innovation leads Laiye’s $35M round to bet on Chinese enterprise IT

June 27, 2019 at 03:22PM For many years, the boom and bust of China’s tech landscape have centered around consumer-facing products. As this space gets filled by Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and more recently Didi Chuxing, Meituan Dianping, and ByteDance, entrepreneurs and investors are shifting attention to business applications. One startup making waves in China’s enterprise… Continue reading Cathay Innovation leads Laiye’s $35M round to bet on Chinese enterprise IT

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Snowflake co-founder and president of product Benoit Dageville is coming to TC Sessions: Enterprise

June 25, 2019 at 05:00PM When it comes to a cloud success story, Snowflake checks all the boxes. It’s a SaaS product going after industry giants. It has raised bushels of cash and grown extremely rapidly — and the story is continuing to develop for the cloud data lake company. In September, Snowflake’s co-founder and… Continue reading Snowflake co-founder and president of product Benoit Dageville is coming to TC Sessions: Enterprise

Technology | The Guardian

New app Trash from ex-head of Vine uses AI to make short clips

June 24, 2019 at 03:00PM Social video app uses machine learning ‘to automate the un-fun parts of video editing’A new app from the former head of video-sharing app Vine hopes to repeat the success of the cult social network by making it easier to shoot and edit short clips.Trash hopes that its secret weapon will… Continue reading New app Trash from ex-head of Vine uses AI to make short clips

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Get your early-bird tickets to TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019

June 20, 2019 at 09:00PM In a world where the enterprise market hovers around $500 billion in annual sales, is it any wonder that hundreds of enterprise startups launch into that fiercely competitive arena every year? It’s a thrilling, roller-coaster ride that’s seen it all: serious success, wild wealth and rapid failure. That’s why we’re… Continue reading Get your early-bird tickets to TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019

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Machine learning for everyone startup Intersect Labs launches platform for data analysis

June 20, 2019 at 05:30PM Machine learning is the holy grail of data analysis, but unfortunately, that holy grail oftentimes requires a PhD in Computer Science just to get started. Despite the incredible attention that machine learning and artificial intelligence get from the press, the reality is that there is a massive gap between the… Continue reading Machine learning for everyone startup Intersect Labs launches platform for data analysis

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The boring genius of how Atrium kills legal busy work

June 20, 2019 at 05:12PM Law firms have little incentive to build or buy software that will save their lawyers time since they often bill clients by the hour. Tasks like tracking down legal documents, extracting key information, and drawing up hiring offers or funding term sheet add up to make lawyers expensive even if… Continue reading The boring genius of how Atrium kills legal busy work

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TextIQ, a machine learning platform for parsing sensitive corporate data, raises $12.6M

June 19, 2019 at 03:37PM TextIQ, a machine learning system that parses and understands sensitive corporate data, has raised $12.6 million in Series A funding led by FirstMark Capital, with participation from Sierra Ventures. TextIQ started as cofounder Apoorv Agarwal’s Columbia thesis project titled “Social Network Extraction From Text.” The algorithm he built was able… Continue reading TextIQ, a machine learning platform for parsing sensitive corporate data, raises $12.6M

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Atlassian’s co-CEO Scott Farquhar will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise

June 18, 2019 at 09:39PM Few companies have changed the way developers work as profoundly as Atlassian. Its tools like Jira and Confluence are ubiquitous, and over the course of the last few years, the company has started to adapt many of them for wider enterprise usage outside of developer teams. To talk about Atlassian’s… Continue reading Atlassian’s co-CEO Scott Farquhar will join us at TC Sessions: Enterprise