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Sherpa, a Spanish voice assistant, expands Series A to $15M as it passes 5M users

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

When we think of the AI platforms that are shaping how we use voice to interact with phones, home devices and other services, we tend to think of Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri...
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Sequoia-backed NEXT gets $97M as investment in logistics heats up

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Despite its “ unsexy ” reputation, the logistics industry is attracting massive investment from venture capitalists. With a fresh $97 million in Series C funding, NEXT joins a...
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Nasdaq goes $20M deep in support of enterprise blockchain startup

Nasdaq goes $20M deep in support of enterprise blockchain startup

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Blockchain startup Symbiont has raised a $20m Series B as traditional exchanges from across the world look to capitalize on enterprise solutions leveraging decentralized ledger...
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Uplift raises $123M to bring flexible payments to the travel industry

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Travel financing startup Uplift is announcing that it has raised $123 million in Series C funding. Uplift has been relatively quiet about its business until now. Its founder...
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Open-source leader Confluent raises $125m on $2.5b valuation

Open-source leader Confluent raises $125m on $2.5b valuation

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Confluent , the commercial company built on top of the open source Apache Kafka project, announced a $125 million Series D round this morning on an enormous $2.5 billion...
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Connecting African software developers with top tech companies nets Andela $100 million

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Andela , the company that connects Africa's top software developers with technology companies from the U.S. and around the world, has raised $100 million in a new round of...
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DoorDash poaches Uber Eats engineering boss

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

One way to gain ground on a competitor is to poach their best executives. We've seen it time and time again, from high-level Tesla employees fleeing for Lyft or Apple stealing...
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Wag founders ditch dogs for bikes with $37 million in funding

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

Wag founders Jonathan and Joshua Viner are leaving dogs behind for bikes. Wheels , the Viner brothers' new electric bike-share startup, is announcing $37 million in funding...
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Lumigo scores $8M seed to help manage serverless operations

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Lumigo , an Israeli startup, announced a healthy $8 million seed round today, as it emerged from stealth to help companies monitor serverless architecture. Investors included...
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Anchorage emerges with $17M from A16z for ‘omnimetric' crypto security

Anchorage emerges with $17M from A16z for ‘omnimetric' crypto security

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

I'm not allowed to tell you exactly how Anchorage keeps rich institutions from being robbed of their cryptocurrency, but the off-the-record demo was damn impressive. Judging by...
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Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

One week after Netflix announced its biggest price hike yet, Hulu has today revealed its own plans to modify its pricing structure. But unlike its rival, not everything is... Read more ...

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and... Read more ...

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

In a bid to fight fake news read while on your phone, Microsoft's mobile Edge browser on Android and iOS now includes the NewsGuard extension. The addition, noted by The... Read more ...

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

Follow its launch on PC and mobile last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ' newest map, Vikendi , has now arrived on consoles. PUBG Corp. has released a new update for the... Read more ...

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

This morning Adobe acquired Allegorithmic, the makers of the application family called Substance. With this buy, Adobe just became a big name in 3D textures and material... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo is kicking off 2019 with major tournaments in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 and, whether you're a beginner or a pro, everyone is invited to get in on... Read more ...

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this... Read more ...