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Airkit, a low-code customer engagement service for DTC businesses, comes out of stealth with $28M in funding

Airkit is a “low-code” development platform designed to enhance customer engagement. Their business model is to charge users on a subscription-based model, in which the subscribor has...

In Oct 11, 2020

As deepfakes make their way into broadcast-quality productions

Karen Hao from the MIT Technology Review crafted a riveting article regarding deepfakes being used in Hollywood.

In Oct 11, 2020

Mark Zuckerberg in the same club as Bill Gates

On December 10, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were seen in a Costco store, the second largest chain of hypermarkets in the United States, famous for its discounted pri...

In Oct 10, 2020

Grid AI, which helps AI researchers and engineers scale their models to match workloads needed for enterprise use, raises $18.6M Series A

We are honored to be working with @_willfalcon and @luiscape on @_gridai. Our own @SarahRCannon and @BryanOffutt spotted this awesome company early on - nice work!

In Oct 10, 2020

U.S. Congressmen Declare Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Monopolies

Some of the affected emerging companies are included under the acronym of GAFAM, in reference to Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft, although for now Microsoft is out of th...

In Oct 10, 2020

Judge refuses to reinstate Epic’s Fortnite on the App Store

Good and bad news for Epic Games. On the one hand, Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers denied Epic’s request for an injunction to force Apple to restore Fortnite to the App Store.

In Oct 10, 2020

Sources: Twilio has agreed to acquire customer data infrastructure company Segment for $3.2B

According to Forbes, a $3.2 billion deal has been made for Twilio to acquire the operations of Segment. Since cloud services are in high demand, I think we will see similar multi-bill...

In Oct 10, 2020

Everything You Should Know About High Risk Merchant Accounts

While business owners are rushing to find a means to process transactions during the pandemic, some businesses are having an easier time getting approved than others. This is due to a...

In Oct 10, 2020

Putin calls for a “reboot” between the US and Russia in cyberspace

Putin calls for a "reboot" between the US and Russia in cyberspace, offering "nonintervention into internal affairs of each other" including in elections (New York Times)https:/...

In Oct 07, 2020

Behart: Cuban startup to promote visual art

While the galleries close in times of pandemic, Behart, a Cuban startup keeps its virtual gallery “open”, a new venture in the local scene. Its founder, Adrián Fonseca Mursulí, (CEO a...

In Oct 05, 2020