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Google to invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce giant JD

GOOGLE TO INVEST $550 MILLION IN CHINESE ECOMMERCE GIANT JD

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence...

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

MUSK COMPANY TO BUILD CHICAGO-TO-O'HARE EXPRESS TRANSPORT

CHICAGO - Entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and...

 
 
 
After Departing CyPhy, Helen Greiner to Help U.S. Army in Robotics

AFTER DEPARTING CYPHY, HELEN GREINER TO HELP U.S. ARMY IN ROBOTICS

Helen Greiner, the robotics expert and entrepreneur who co-founded iRobot, quietly left her most recent startup, the drone venture...

Cincinnati's Tilr brings its skills-based staffing platform to 12 new cities

CINCINNATI'S TILR BRINGS ITS SKILLS-BASED STAFFING PLATFORM TO 12 NEW CITIES

EXCLUSIVE: Three-year-old hiring startup Tilr announced today that it has expanded to 12 new cities as it aims to change the way companies...

 
 
 
ZipRecruiter announces AI tool that matches businesses with ideal job candidates

ZIPRECRUITER ANNOUNCES AI TOOL THAT MATCHES BUSINESSES WITH IDEAL JOB CANDIDATES

ZipRecruiter, one of the largest job search websites in the U.S., is using artificial intelligence to streamline the candidate selection...

Google Tasks will become a G Suite ‘core service' on June 28

GOOGLE TASKS WILL BECOME A G SUITE ‘CORE SERVICE' ON JUNE 28

Google has revealed that its Tasks app will graduate to become a G Suite core service on June 28. Google Tasks, if you recall, has...

 
 
 
Amazon's $249 DeepLens deep learning camera goes on sale in the U.S

AMAZON'S $249 DEEPLENS DEEP LEARNING CAMERA GOES ON SALE IN THE U.S

Amazon's cloud computing subsidiary Amazon Web Services has finally launched its DeepLens deep learning camera for all developers in...

Female Entrepreneurs Don't Get Funding, and iFundWomen Wants to Change That

FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS DON'T GET FUNDING, AND IFUNDWOMEN WANTS TO CHANGE THAT

Karen Cahn knows how hard it is for women to get a startup funded, because she was one of those women. Now, as founder and CEO of iFundWomen...

 
 
 
Google will open an AI center in Ghana later this year, its first in Africa

GOOGLE WILL OPEN AN AI CENTER IN GHANA LATER THIS YEAR, ITS FIRST IN AFRICA

Tech giants are pouring money into artificial intelligence. Baidu and Google spent between $20 and $30 billion on AI in 2016 alone,...

Adyen's IPO starts strong as stock soars 70% valuing Dutch fintech company at $14 billion

ADYEN'S IPO STARTS STRONG AS STOCK SOARS 70% VALUING DUTCH FINTECH COMPANY AT $14 BILLION

Netherlands-based Adyen's IPO got an enthusiastic reception from investors Wednesday as its stock surged 70 percent on the first day...

 
 
 
A 28-year-old entrepreneur reveals how she snagged $66 million and 10 term sheets in 5 days

A 28-YEAR-OLD ENTREPRENEUR REVEALS HOW SHE SNAGGED $66 MILLION AND 10 TERM SHEETS IN 5 DAYS

Raising venture for a startup is no cakewalk. There are high stakes, probing questions from investors, and pressure from employees...

Jane.ai raises $8.4 million for an enterprise chatbot that can search through emails, files, and more

JANE.AI RAISES $8.4 MILLION FOR AN ENTERPRISE CHATBOT THAT CAN SEARCH THROUGH EMAILS, FILES, AND MORE

Sifting through old files is laborious enough for one person, but for large-scale organizations and enterprises with thousands of employees,...

 
 
 
Halozyme, Edico CEOs Among San Diego's Entrepreneurs of the Year

HALOZYME, EDICO CEOS AMONG SAN DIEGO'S ENTREPRENEURS OF THE YEAR

Helen Torley, who was highlighted in 2016 as the only female CEO of a public life sciences company in San Diego , was recognized last...

Snapchat will now let you delete regrettable messages for everyone in a conversation

SNAPCHAT WILL NOW LET YOU DELETE REGRETTABLE MESSAGES FOR EVERYONE IN A CONVERSATION

Snap today announced a new feature for its flagship Snapchat app, one that allows users to manually delete messages for everyone in...

 
 
 
Splunk to acquire DevOps incident management platform VictorOps for $120 million

SPLUNK TO ACQUIRE DEVOPS INCIDENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM VICTOROPS FOR $120 MILLION

Big data-crunching platform Splunk has announced plans to acquire VictorOps, an incident management platform for the DevOps fraternity....

U.S. watchdog slams working conditions at Chinese Foxconn plant that makes Amazon devices

U.S. WATCHDOG SLAMS WORKING CONDITIONS AT CHINESE FOXCONN PLANT THAT MAKES AMAZON DEVICES

Contract manufacturer Foxconn said on Sunday it is investigating a plant in China that makes devices for Amazon.com, after a U.S. watchdog...

 
 
 
Kent & Curwen: Menswear Spring/ Summer 2019

KENT & CURWEN: MENSWEAR SPRING/ SUMMER 2019

Who says that ravers and prepsters can't get along? Over an intimate lunch in Covent Garden, our favourite fashion entrepreneur/British...

Chinese online payments giant Ant Financial raises $14 billion for global expansion

CHINESE ONLINE PAYMENTS GIANT ANT FINANCIAL RAISES $14 BILLION FOR GLOBAL EXPANSION

Ant Financial Services Group, operator of China's biggest online payment platform, on Friday said it raised around $14 billion in what...

 
 
 
See inside Sprint's AI-powered customer strategy

SEE INSIDE SPRINT'S AI-POWERED CUSTOMER STRATEGY

VB LIVE: AI-powered retail applications are going from nice-to-have to necessity for higher sales and bigger bottom lines. Join Sprint's...

Supercell invests $5 million in U.S. indie studio Redemption Games

SUPERCELL INVESTS $5 MILLION IN U.S. INDIE STUDIO REDEMPTION GAMES

Supercell's indie studio investment spree continues today with a $5 million bet on mobile game studio Redemption Games. The Carlsbad,...