Tag: Enterprise

Cloud

Israel’s position at cutting edge of global tech is at risk due to talent shortage

(Reuters) — When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home. He went to Ukraine and hired 120 people to develop mobile apps and web platforms for international clients and smaller Israeli startups. “I worked for years in…

Start Ups

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

 Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with a technical co-founder and then ended up starting a company. But Shekerdemian, who at the time was helping match English teachers with Chinese citizens, wanted to start a company that would solve his own problem: actually getting a job at…

Tech

BlackBerry shares fall 12% as rivals threaten its turnaround

ANALYSIS: BlackBerry shares fell as much as 12 percent after the company said its revenue fell short of analyst expectations. Revenue fell 43 percent to $244 million, the company said, below Wall Street’s consensus estimate of $264 million. Despite the revenue decline, BlackBerry managed to post a net profit of 2 cents a share, above…

Cloud

Microsoft Teams gets School Data Sync, OneNote class notebooks, education apps, and assignment management

Microsoft today updated Microsoft Teams with four classroom features “designed to help schools achieve more together.” The new functionality, previously limited to a select few in private preview, is now available to all Office 365 for Education customers worldwide (in 181 markets and 25 languages) across Windows desktops, Macs, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and the…

Tech

Brazil-based Neoway raises $45 million to bring its sales analytics to the U.S.

EXCLUSIVE: Neoway , which provides data and analytics to companies in Brazil, announced today that it has raised $45 million to expand into the U.S. QMS Capital led the round, with existing investors Accel, Monashees, and Endeavor Catalyst joining. New investors include PointBreak and Pollux. The company, which is based in Florianópolis, Brazil helps clients…

Tech

Algorithmia raises $10.5M Series A round led by Google’s new AI fund

Word recently spread that Google had quietly launched a new fund for investing into AI companies. Now this fund has made its first (or at least its first public) investment, leading a $10.5 million Series A into Algorithmia, a marketplace and enterprise solution that allows developers to easily tap into its catalog of 3,500 algorithms,…

Cloud

Algorithmia raises $10.5 million from Google’s new AI fund and others

Algorithmia, a startup that provides a platform for simplifying the use of machine learning in production, has raised a $10.5 million series A round led by Google. The raise confirms the existence of Google’s rumored artificial intelligence fund . Anna Patterson, the tech giant’s vice president of engineering for AI, will join Algorithmia’s board as…

Cloud

GE Ventures leads $10 million investment in Nuvolo’s asset management service

Nuvolo , which provides software to help health care providers, life sciences organizations, and pharmaceutical manufacturers better manage their assets, today announced funding of $10 million, led by GE Ventures. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and ServiceNow Ventures also joined. “The largest investment in health care is in medical equipment and facilities,” wrote Nuvolo…

Security

Google proposes regulation that gives law enforcement easier access to user data stored abroad

(Reuters) — Alphabet’s Google will press U.S. lawmakers on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley. The push comes amid growing legal uncertainty, both in the United States and across the…

Tech

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge, emoji, input, gaming, and even calculator features

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with a long list of features and improvements spanning Edge, emoji, OneDrive, keyboard, handwriting, sound, gaming, settings, shell, My People, calculator, accessibility, security, Hyper-V, and mixed reality. This is the fourth build of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update , which is slated to…