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Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Anonymous messaging app Kik still fails to deal adequately with child abuse on its platform, after learning about the issues more than a year ago   —  Soon after Raleigh, North Carolina police arrested registered sex offender Thomas Paul Keeler II in March last year, they discovered …
Aug 7, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Miguel Helft / Forbes:
Google CEO Sundar Pichai appointed to Alphabet board of directors as its 13th member   —  Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who has led the company for the past two years, is joining the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company said on Monday.  —  The more represents a vote of confidence …
Jul 24, 2017, 1:26 PMIn context
Amy Feldman / Forbes:
Recruiting software provider Lever raises $30M Series C, bringing the total raised to $62M   —  Sarah Nahm cofounded Lever five years ago to rethink recruiting for the digital age.  The San Francisco-based recruiting software company helps its customers not only track resumes …
Jul 24, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Kathleen Chaykowski / Forbes:
A look at how Twitch and YouTube gamers helped Discord grow to 9M daily active users, overtaking Slack's 5M daily active users   —  Six days a week, a 26-year-old videogaming celebrity who goes by the name “Lirik” regales his 1.7 million followers on the streaming service Twitch …
Jul 21, 2017, 4:00 AMIn context
Robert Hof / Forbes:
Zeta Global acquires Boomtrain, a martech firm that uses machine learning to send personalized notifications to consumers; sources say deal valued at $35M-$40M   —  Zeta Interactive Corp. today said it's buying Boomtrain Inc., a marketing tech startup marketing that uses machine learning …
Jul 18, 2017, 9:46 AMIn context
Louis Columbus / Forbes:
McKinsey: US firms' AI investments in '16 made up 66% of global total, with China next at 17%; tech firms spent $20B-$30B on AI: 90% on R&D, 10% on acquisitions   —  - Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions.
Jul 18, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context
Ewan Spence / Forbes:
HP Elitebook x360 review: security built into hardware, built-in privacy screen, great software and design with wide range of ports, starts at $1,279   —  There are laptops designed for all-round work and there are laptops designed for gaming.  There are laptops designed to show off software …
Jul 10, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Ian Morris / Forbes:
Report: Netflix has 50.85M subscribers, surpassing major US cable networks' 48.61M for the first time; cable subs down 4M in the five years Netflix's doubled   —  Netflix has, for the first time, surpassed cable in total subscribers according to Leichtman Research.
Jun 15, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Laura Shin / Forbes:
AngelList and Protocol Labs launch CoinList, a funding platform for token-based networks; Filecoin will be the first initial coin offering on the platform   —  For a new form of funding, initial coin offerings, or ICOs, have been raising money at astonishing speed — amassing about $440 million …
May 21, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
John Koetsier / Forbes:
Amazon announces that Alexa skills will soon be able to push notifications to Alexa enabled devices for users who have opted in   —  “The weather is great this morning; you should take a run,” is something that Amazon's Alexa will never say to you ... unless you've added a fitness skill and opted-in to notifications.
May 16, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context

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