Last week Snapchat rolled out its biggest redesign since the app launched in 2011. The recent update drastically changed the way the app is set up, and also changed the way that users interact with the app and service. People are not happy. The update split the app into two major sections: friend content to… Read More »
Pipedrive, a startup co-headquartered in Estonia and New York that offers tools to salespeople to help them close deals ...
MIPS Tech Inc has acquired Wave Computing, one of the myriad Silicon Valley startups designing custom-built hardware for...
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Respiratory illness diagnostic tool Tambua Intelligent Diagnostics has been named winner of the Merck Accelerator Nairob...
Jay Z, Robert Downey Jr, Will Smith and Kevin Durant have added some celebrity glamour to an $11.5 million funding round...
Apple, LG and Valve are making a $10 million investment in eMagin, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The Hopewell Junction, New York-based company makes microdisplays used in the military, medical and industrial fields, but it has recently turned its attention to companies building consumer headsets. “We entered into strategic… Read More »
The Richmond-area chapter of SCORE is holding its third annual startup contest for entrepreneurs in the region. The first-place winner will receive a cash prize of $5,000. The second-place prize is $2,500, and the third-place prize is $1,000. The deadline to enter is March 16. The number of contestants this year will be limited to… Read More »
Google will be updating its image search results to make copyright disclaimers more prominent. In addition, Google will be removing direct links to the URLs of copyrighted images. These changes were announced as part of a newly-formed partnership between Google and Getty Images. The deal includes a multi-year global licensing partnership, which will allow Google… Read More »
Startup Grind today announced that it has invited 134 innovative companies to join the ranks of some incredible past startup conference exhibition members. Last year, Startup Grind selected from thousands of companies that were headquartered across 80 countries and 200 cities. This year, Startup Grind has grown to over one million companies from 115 countries… Read More »
Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as part of its push to create “meaningful” interactions. The initiative, announced at a Facebook Communities Summit in London, will give five people with a track… Read More »
Tech startup XpertDox has raised $1 million in a seed round from a group of Birmingham area investors. XpertDox, located in Innovation Depot, will use the money to improve its technology and add jobs. The startup uses data to link patients with the best healthcare for their needs. Using a proprietary algorithm, XpertDox says it… Read More »
Some customers who bought Google’s first Pixel smartphone have had buyer’s remorse, so much so that they’ve filed a lawsuit against Google. The original Google Pixel premiered to great fanfare in 2016. However, some of those early phones shipped with a number of glitches including purple lines across the camera’s viewfinder, spotty Wi-Fi connectivity, and… Read More »
Apple’s HomePod smart speaker finally hits the shelves. The firm’s £319 ($349) ‘HomePod’ smart speaker went on sale on Friday in the US, UK and Australia – two months later than initially planned. Firmly marketed at music lovers, the wireless 7in smart speaker uses spatial awareness technology to sense its place in a room and adjust… Read More »
Kenyan e-commerce startup Sky.Garden has raised US$1.2 million in a round led by Jesper Drescher, the Norway-based TRK Group, The Katapult Accelerator Follow-up Fund, and a syndicate of Danish business angels led by Futuristic.vc. Sky.Garden is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for mobile commerce that is built specifically for African businesses. Its easy-to-use online marketplace allows… Read More »