29 Feb 2020

1. Notivize makes it easier for non-technical teams to optimize app notifications A new startup called Notivize aims to give product teams direct access to one of their most important tools for increasing user engagement — notifications. The company has been testing the product with select customers since last…

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17 Feb 2020

1. Mainframe data management startup Model9 raises $9M Israeli startup Model9 Ltd., which sells cloud data management services for mainframe users, is hoping to gain a bit more traction after landing $9 million in an early-stage round of funding led by Intel Capital. Stage One, North First Ventures and…

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21 Jan 2020
AWS to launch second Japanese cloud region

1. Darabase and Zappar launch AR solution for location-based ads Darabase Ltd., a platform for managing and making money from augmented reality permission in the physical world, and AR developer tools company Zappar Ltd. today announced a partnership to deliver location-based permission-controlled AR content. The objective of the partnership…

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14 Jan 2020
Google Cloud launches new solutions

1. Visa is acquiring Plaid for $5.3 billion, 2x its final private valuation Visa announced today that it is buying financial services API startup Plaid for $5.3 billion. Plaid develops financial services APIs. It is akin to what Stripe does for payments, but instead of facilitating payments, it helps…

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18 Dec 2019

1. Applying big data analytics to patient records, OM1 offers insights to hospitals and pharma OM1, a big-data analytics company for the healthcare industry, has raised $50 million in its latest round of financing to expand its sales and marketing and product development activities as it brings clinical insights…

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12 Dec 2019

1. Startup India Fund Of Funds: Govt To Deploy INR 10K Cr By 2025 With the increasing number of startups in the country, the government has planned to disburse the Startup India Fund of Funds much before 2024-25, according to a senior government official. Deepak Bagla, managing director and…

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07 Dec 2019

1. With Hanabi-playing bot, Facebook AI reaches a milestone in cooperative AI Facebook AI, the social media giant’s artificial intelligence research division, announced today that it has met a milestone in the creation of a bot that can play Hanabi, a cooperative card game involving imperfect information, with near-perfect…

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06 Dec 2019

1. NFL teams up with AWS to simulate and predict player injuries using AI Amazon Web Services Inc. said today the National Football League will use its cloud platform to model contributing factors to player injuries and explore ways of reducing health risks using machine learning. The partnership announced…

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04 Dec 2019

1. AWS AutoPilot gives you more visible AutoML in SageMaker Studio “at AWS re: Invent in Las Vegas, the company announced AutoPilot, a new tool that gives you greater visibility into automated machine learning model creation, known as AutoML. This new tool is part of the new SageMaker Studio…

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28 Nov 2019

1. Twitter tests new conversation features from twttr prototype, rollout planned for 2020 Twttr, the prototype app Twitter launched earlier this year, has been testing new ways to display conversations, including through the use of threaded replies and other visual cues. Now, those features have been spotted on Twitter.com,…

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