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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Ubiquity6, which is building tools to make AR more user-friendly, raises $27M Series B led by Benchmark and Index Ventures   —  While nearly every tech giant has publicly proclaimed augmented reality the next frontier to conquer, product movement has been relatively slow as the companies' aim …
Aug 14, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Naked Labs, maker of a $1,395 3D fitness tracker that uses a mirror and scale to scan a user's body in 3D to track changes over time, raises $14M Series A   —  When it comes to measuring your fitness progress, there's only so much your weight scale can tell you, actually there's only one thing it can convey.
Aug 2, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch: raises $11M Series A led by Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, to build a system for app testing that relies on bots   —  For developers, the process of determining whether every new update is going to botch some core functionality can take up a lot of time and resources …
Jul 31, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Tel Aviv-based AI startup AnyVision, which is working on face, body, and object recognition tech, has closed $28M Series A led by Bosch   —  As image recognition advances continue to accelerate, startups with a mind towards security applications are seeing some major interest to turn surveillance systems more intelligent.
Jul 21, 2018, 11:15 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Penrose Studios, which makes narrative-based VR content, raises $10M Series A led by TransLink Capital with Marc Benioff,, and others participating   —  It's been an interesting past few years for the virtual reality industry and while there is still plenty for insiders to pin …
Jul 11, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Reddit is rolling out autoplaying video ads on mobile and desktop for standalone ad campaigns, but this rollout will not add pre-roll ads to videos   —  The advertising-lite days of Reddit are now firmly in the rear-view as the rapidly maturing company begins to seriously chase advertising revenues in users' feeds.
Jun 12, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Studios creates a new venture, The Initiative, and buys game studios Undead Labs, Playground Games, Ninja Theory, and Compulsion Games   —  Microsoft kept the gaming announcements coming at its Xbox E3 press conference where it announced a series of four studio acquisitions meant …
Jun 10, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Oculus rolls out Oculus Venues, its platform for watching live sporting events, concerts, and other media in VR   —  Oculus wants VR to bring its users into magical worlds dreamed up by game developers, but the company also needs people to see the headset as a way to access the far corners of the real world alongside others.
May 30, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Youth Portal, a site to educate teens on how their data is being used and guidelines on how to post   —  There's probably an important gap in attention being paid at internet companies to young kids that are good targets for parental controls and older ones who are having …
May 15, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Boston Dynamics founder says the company's dog-like SpotMini robot will go on sale in 2019, but doesn't disclose price   —  After 26 years, Boston Dynamics is finally getting ready to start selling some robots.  Founder Marc Raibert says that the company's dog-like SpotMini robot …
May 11, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context

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