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Becky Peterson / INSIDER:
Sources describe inappropriate relationships and misleading business claims at Apttus, with the CEO leaving in July after a sexual assault claim settlement   —  Apptus; iStock; Skye Gould/Business Insider  — Kirk Krappe, the longtime CEO of $1.86 billion startup Apttus, left the company in July.
Nov 1, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Rob Price / INSIDER:
How Facebook is turning M Suggestions, its AI virtual assistant in Messenger, into a real-time conversation translator, currently supporting Spanish and French   —  - It's using M Suggestions, its virtual assistant in Messenger, to translate real-time conversations, and has just added support for French.
Sep 21, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Hayley Peterson / INSIDER:
Sources: Amazon plants empty packages with fake labels in delivery trucks to catch drivers who are stealing   —  - Amazon plants empty packages with fake labels in the trucks of delivery drivers, sources told Business Insider.  — If a driver fails to return the package to Amazon …
Sep 20, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Greg Sandoval / INSIDER:
A look at upcoming Google Cloud head of AI Andrew Moore's military ties, including leading a task force with Robert Work, who reportedly created Project Maven   —  - Andrew Moore, the new chief of Google Cloud AI, co-chairs a task force on AI and national security with deep defense sector ties.
Sep 11, 2018, 8:15 PMIn context
INSIDER:
Sources: Citigroup developed Digital Asset Receipts or DARs, similar to regulated ADRs, but for crypto, where bank holds asset and issues receipt for investor   —  - Citigroup has created what it's calling a Digital Asset Receipt or DAR, thought to be the most direct way to invest …
Sep 10, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / INSIDER:
Twitter says it's testing a redesign of its desktop site with night mode, data-saving mode, bookmarks, and more; UI looks similar to Twitter on a mobile browser   —  Twitter is testing a redesign of its desktop website that adds a night mode, data-saving mode, bookmarks, and other new features, the company announced on Thursday.
Sep 6, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Rob Price / INSIDER:
- Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will testify before a US Senate select committee on election interference on Wednesday.  — Sandberg will apologise for Facebook's response to Russian interference during the 2016 US presidential election: “We were too slow to spot this and too slow to act.”
Sep 4, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / INSIDER:
Sources: Apple invited 30+ app devs to an April 2017 meeting to recommend they move from selling apps at a low upfront cost to a subscription-based SaaS model   —  - But there are concerns that the competitiveness of the marketplace may make it difficult to maintain high-quality utility apps.
Aug 13, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / INSIDER:
Apple sold 3.7M Macs in Q3, down 9% QoQ and down 13% YoY, with a 5% decline in Mac revenue YoY   —  - While Apple says that it's investing in the Mac, it's also had a series of MacBook Pro-related embarrassments that have caused some to doubt its focus.  —  Apple reported its quarterly earnings on Tuesday.
Jul 31, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Frank Chaparro / INSIDER:
New York-based crypto-lending startup BlockFi raises $52.5M in a round led by Mike Novogratz's merchant bank Galaxy Digital   —  - Mike Novogratz has led a $52.5 million fundraise for crypto-lending startup BlockFi, the company announced Tuesday.  — The firm will use the funds to expand …
Jul 24, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context

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