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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Pocket improves article listening function with text-to-speech service Amazon Polly with a more human-like voice, on iOS and Android   —  Pocket is rolling out a handful of updates today, as the Mozilla-owned app reminds users that it's more than a simple read-it-later service.
Oct 11, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Waymo's driverless cars have now driven 10M miles on public roads, up from 5M miles eight months ago   —  Alphabet's self-driving technology division, Waymo, revealed that its autonomous vehicles have now driven 10 million miles on public roads.  This represents a 100 percent increase …
Oct 10, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google adds a new automated closed captions feature to Google Slides to create real-time subtitles from verbal presentations   —  Google is adding a new automated closed captions feature to its Google Slides presentation program, one that creates real-time subtitles from the spoken word.
Oct 8, 2018, 12:12 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
DevOps platform JFrog raises $165M Series D led by Insight Venture Partners, at a valuation “way north” of $1B, says CEO   —  DevOps platform JFrog has raised $165 million in a series D round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Battery Ventures …
Oct 4, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google to add new G Suite security features, which enable enterprise admins to remotely lock employees' Android devices and reset passwords, in the coming weeks   —  A recent IBM study suggested the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million, while “mega” data breaches can cost companies up to $350 million.
Oct 2, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Robotic process automation startup Softomotive, which has more than 7,000 clients including Intel and IBM, raises $25M Series A, announces HQ move to London   —  Robotic process automation, or RPA as it is usually abbreviated, isn't the sexiest sounding term to emerge from the technology industry …
Sep 28, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Microsoft's SwiftKey keyboard on Android adds two-way translation for 60+ languages, enabling it to translate both outgoing and incoming messages   —  Microsoft-owned mobile keyboard company SwiftKey has announced a new translation feature in its Android app, one that leverages Microsoft Translator …
Sep 27, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google says it will now include creator and credit metadata in photos it displays on Google Images and will add copyright notice metadata in the coming weeks   —  Google hasn't always had the best of relationships with photographers, but today it announced a small measure that should go some way toward appeasing image rightsholders.
Sep 27, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Cargo, which makes boxes of items such as gum, phone chargers, and snacks to help drivers sell goods to ride-hailing passengers, raises $22.5M Series A   —  In-car commerce startup Cargo has raised $22.5 million in a series A round of funding led by Peter Thiel's Founders Fund …
Sep 27, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
GitLab raises $100M Series D led by Iconiq Capital at a valuation of $1.1B   —  Code collaboration and DevOps platform GitLab has raised $100 million in a series D round of funding led by Iconiq Capital, with participation from existing investors GV and Khosla Ventures.
Sep 19, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context

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