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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google Calendar for web gets a design refresh and new features including more detailed meeting information in G Suite   —  Google is giving its Calendar web app a bit of a spit-shine today in addition to rolling out a bunch of new features for G Suite users.  —  The new Google Calendar borrows from the existing native mobile app.
Oct 17, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pornhub to start using an AI-powered system that uses facial recognition to automatically identify porn stars and tag videos   —  Popular “adult entertainment” site Pornhub will begin using a new AI-powered system that taps facial recognition technology to automatically identify porn stars.
Oct 11, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
UK luxury travel deals site Secret Escapes raises $111M Series D led by Singapore's Temasek   —  Secret Escapes, a members-only travel club for discounted luxury holidays, has closed a $111 million series D funding round led by Singapore-based investment firm Temasek, with participation from France's Idinvest Partners.
Oct 6, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
European Twilio rival MessageBird raises $60M Series A led by Accel and says it has bootstrapped its way to profitability   —  MessageBird, a European Twilio rival that says it bootstrapped its way to profitabilty early on, has raised its first notable equity financing via a $60 million series …
Oct 3, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
BuildingConnected, a bid procurement platform for the building industry, raises $22M Series B led by Lightspeed Venture Partners   —  BuildingConnected, a bid procurement platform for the building industry, has raised $22 million in a series B round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners …
Sep 29, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Podcast startup Anchor raises $10M Series A led by GV for its audio broadcasting app, which makes it easy for creators to record and distribute audio   —  A recent spate of investments in the podcast space continues today with news that Anchor has raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by Google's venture capital arm, GV.
Sep 29, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch and Flyer bluetooth headphones go on sale October 1 for $299.95 and $129.95 respectively   —  Fitbit has announced the global availability of two of its new product lines, with its Ionic smartwatch and Flyer wireless headphones hitting retailers globally from October 1.
Sep 25, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Amazon announces plans for 100-person R&D hub in Barcelona focused on machine learning   —  Amazon has announced plans for a new machine learning-focused research and development (R&D) hub in Barcelona and expects to hire more than 100 engineers and scientists when it opens in early 2018.
Sep 7, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Xiaomi partners with Google to launch mid-range $234 Mi A1 handset as part of Android One initiative in 40 markets, starting in India   —  Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has launched its first Android One device in partnership with Google.  —  The Mi A1 is the latest in a line of Android …
Sep 5, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google adds a firewall to its App Engine platform, letting developers restrict apps to certain users or regions, available in beta   —  Google has announced a new firewall feature that allows developers and administrators using App Engine to easily restrict access from specific traffic sources.
Aug 24, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context

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