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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Lux Capital, which has invested in Zoox, AirMap, and drone and AI firms, announces new $400M fund to back science and tech startups, mostly at Series A stage   —  Lux Capital, a venture capital (VC) firm that makes “long-term bets on contrarians and outsiders,” has announced a new $400 million fund …
Mar 1, 2017, 1:30 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
TransferWise launches Facebook Messenger bot for global money transfers from US, Europe, Australia, and Canada   —  International money transfer service TransferWise has introduced a new Facebook Messenger bot, letting customers send money and create rate alerts directly from within Facebook Messenger.
Feb 21, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk since 2006, resigns effective immediately but will remain on company board   —  Design-focused software firm Autodesk has announced that CEO and president Carl Bass is stepping down effective tomorrow (February 8).  —  No immediate replacement has been appointed …
Feb 7, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google, Facebook to help French newsrooms combat “fake news” ahead of presidential election   —  Google and Facebook are to help a host of French news organizations combat the growing scourge of fake news ahead of the upcoming French presidential election campaign.
Feb 6, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Translate's Word Lens can now translate Japanese text to English, on both iOS and Android, and can also work offline   —  English-speaking travelers seeking speedy translations of Japanese text are in luck today, with the news that the Google Translate app for Android and iOS now lets …
Jan 26, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Connected doorbell startup Ring raises $109M Series D from DFJ, Goldman Sachs, Qualcomm, others; firm says its products are now on sale in 100 countries   —  From beds to fridges and beyond, the so-called Internet of Things took a giant leap forward in 2016, with consumers the world over encouraged …
Jan 25, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
In an effort to avoid governments shutting off access, encrypted email service ProtonMail now supports Tor   —  Encrypted email service ProtonMail is doubling down on its privacy credentials today with the news that it will now allow users to connect their email accounts through the Tor network.
Jan 19, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Deep learning startup Neurala raises $14M Series A led by Pelion Ventures, to build AI for drones, autonomous cars, more   —  Neurala, a software and services company that helps bring artificial intelligence (AI) to drones, robots, cars, and consumer electronics, has announced a $14 million series …
Jan 17, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Snapchat rolls out Groups, letting you chat with up to 16 friends at once   —  Snapchat is introducing a new Groups feature today that lets users converse with up to 16 friends at a time.  —  Snapchatters can create a group while initiating a snap or when starting a new chat.
Dec 13, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Wing Venture Capital, run by Peter Wagner and Gaurav Garg, announces Wing Two, a new $250M fund for investing in early-stage tech startups   —  Wing Venture Capital ("Wing“) has announced Wing Two, a new $250 million fund to invest in early-stage business technology startups.
Dec 7, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context

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