04 Mar 2020

1. Honeywell says it will soon launch the world’s most powerful quantum computer The best-kept secret in quantum computing.” That’s what Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) CEO Ilyas Khan called Honeywell‘s efforts in building the world’s most powerful quantum computer. In a race where most of the major players are…

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03 Mar 2020

1. AudioTelligence raises $8.5M Series A to bring its ‘autofocus for sound’ to voice assistants AudioTelligence, a startup that spun out of University of Cambridge-funded CEDAR Audio, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding for its “autofocus for sound.” Leading the round is Octopus Ventures, with participation from…

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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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28 Feb 2020

1. SeeHow helps cricketers train smarter Like baseball, cricket relies on grass, dirt, wood, cork, spit, spin, drop and rise en route to either victory or loss. And like baseball — and just about any other sport, really — cricket coaching staffs and their players worldwide are looking for…

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25 Feb 2020

1. Microsoft offers a closer look at the next Xbox It’s been a few months since Microsoft announced the impending arrival of the Xbox Series X. The somewhat redundantly named console made cameo during the Game Awards, getting a late 2020 date in the process. We got at glimpse…

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24 Feb 2020

1. Intuit close to buying personal finance firm Credit Karma for $7B Business and financial software company Intuit Inc. is nearing an agreement to acquire personal finance company Credit Karma Inc. for $7 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal Saturday. The deal is said to…

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22 Feb 2020

1. Microsoft brings Word, Excel, and PowerPoint together in the new unified Office app Microsoft Corp. today launched a new mobile version of its Office 365 productivity suite that brings Word, Excel, and PowerPoint together in a unified interface with several handset-specific features. The unified Office app first made…

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21 Feb 2020

1. Quibi’s streaming service app launches in app stores for pre-order Quibi, the mobile-only streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg, is now open for pre-orders. The company declined to fully show off its app only a month ago during demos of its “TurnStyle” technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in…

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18 Feb 2020

1. Redbox enters the free, ad-supported streaming market Redbox has entered the ad-supported streaming market with the launch of Redbox Free Live TV. The company, best known for its DVD rental kiosks, has been dabbling with streaming for years as consumer demand for DVD rentals has simultaneously declined. But…

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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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