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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/25/2017
Microsoft, best known for Windows and Office, is also a major player in another key area -- developer platforms. Today, the software and cloud giant is launching a number of new AI-focused products at its Ignite conference in an effort to catch up with Google, the sector's market leader.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/25/2017
London-based food delivery firm Deliveroo has raised GB pound 285 million, valuing it at almost GB pound 1.5 billion, making it one of Europe's tech success stories and one of the UK's fastest-growing companies.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, 9/22/2017
Blockchain startups are on course to attract more than $3 billion in investments in 2017, according to a forecast from Novum Insights.
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The Staff, 9/21/2017
There are many large companies that look to tap into the startup scene to tap into the latest industry developments and, in the tech sector, there are few bigger or more attractive potential corporate mentors than Cisco Systems.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/20/2017
On average, a school shooting takes place almost once a week in the US. It takes police eight minutes to respond -- in some, albeit rare, cases, many could have been injured or killed in this time. San Francisco-based startup AmberBox thinks it can go some way to fix the response times, by using artificial intelligence and sensors.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/19/2017
Artificial intelligence and "superintelligence" are very real things, with the likes of Google and Apple, among others, actively developing machine learning-powered networks to solve everyday problems. But while the tech community is fascinated by and engaged with such capabilities, it's unclear what the general public thinks of the development. So Rick ...
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The Staff, 9/19/2017
Chile is not a country that springs to mind when you think of hot tech startup locations, but there's a lot of activity in the Latin American country's capital, Santiago, according to this Light Reading TV report:
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/18/2017
In the world of venture capital, it pays to know the sector in which you plan to invest. That's the case with Christian Hernandez, co-founder and Managing Partner of White Star Capital, which has offices in London, Montreal, New York and Paris. We sat down with him to have a chat about technology, startups and, of course, venture capital.
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Phil Oakley, Site Editor, TechX365, 9/15/2017
Companies are not advancing fast enough and are not equipped well enough to cope with the increasing use of technology in the workplace, according to research conducted by TalkTalk Business.
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