Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 1221:

Biz Carson / Forbes:
Profile of angel investor and Code.org co-founder Ali Partovi, who now manages Neo, a fund that matches talented young engineers with tech industry veterans   —  s venture capitalists mingled with members of the Golden State Warriors at a fall 2016 cocktail party, tech investor Ali Partovi scrambled to find something to talk about.
Jan 19, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Techstars announces Techstars Studio, a CO-based startup studio for new company concepts that plans to support four or five startups in its first year   —  Members of the Techstars community, like those pictured, will have the opportunity to launch new startups through its studio program.  —  TECHSTARS
Jan 16, 2019, 4:20 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
District court judge rules that authorities don't have the right, even with a warrant, to force suspects to unlock devices via biometrics, similar to passwords   —  A California judge has ruled that American cops can't force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger.
Jan 14, 2019, 9:55 PMIn context
Amy Feldman / Forbes:
Profile of Transfix, an online freight marketplace for truckers and shippers that has raised $78M and is valued at around $800M   —  t 12, Drew McElroy was in trucking.  His parents ran a freight brokerage operation out of a spare bedroom in Milltown, New Jersey—connecting truck owners …
Jan 4, 2019, 8:55 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Autodesk buys BuildingConnected, which helps builders find and hire qualified contractors for construction projects, for $275M   —  Autodesk's construction software business is getting its second acquisition-fueled jolt of the past few weeks.  The company announced on Thursday …
Dec 20, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Babylon Health has claimed its AI bot is as good at diagnosing as human doctors, but sources say the AI's development was rushed and effectiveness exaggerated   —  ate one Friday evening in December 2017, a group of worried Babylon Health doctors sat down for a meeting with Ali Parsa …
Dec 17, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Thomas Brewster / Forbes:
Test shows that Android phones like LG G7 ThinQ, OnePlus 6, and Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 8 can be unlocked via facial recognition using 3D-printed head models   —  Facial recognition is cropping up everywhere.  From shopping malls to the workplace, it's likely something is scanning your face every day.
Dec 16, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Forbes:
GE to spin out its industrial IoT software business into a separate company with $1.2B in revenue, sell 90% of ServiceMax to Silver Lake for an undisclosed sum   —  By Nigel Fenwick, Vice President, Principal Analyst; Frank Gillett, Vice President, Principal Analyst; Michele Pelino, Principal Analyst; Paul Miller, Senior Analyst
Dec 14, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / Forbes:
Stablecoin project Basis, backed by Bain Capital, GV, and a16z, confirms it is closing due to regulatory issues and will return the $133M capital raised   —  Not even three Princeton honors students and $133 million could save the Basis cryptocurrency from the scrap bin of SEC rejects.
Dec 13, 2018, 2:53 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Lightspeed hires Jana Messerschmidt, Merci Victoria Grace, Ashley Brasier, Jerry Ye, Jay Madheswaran as investing partners and Neetzan Zimmerman as VP of growth   —  Months after raising a fresh $1.8 billion in fresh funds, one of Silicon Valley's faster growing venture firms has made a wave of hires to continue its growth.
Dec 6, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Smartsheet Acquires Slope to Speed Innovation  —  Integrating Slope technology will give users the ability to collaborate on everything from videos to documents directly in Smartsheet
Zoho:
Blueprint in Zoho Projects: Adding life to your task's life cycle  —  Every task in your project has a life cycle—a series of stages it has to pass through from creation to completion.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 36 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, or enterprise?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.