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Gong raises $200 million to surface sales insights with AI

Gong raises $200 million to surface sales insights with AI

53 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Gong.io, a startup applying AI to sales call analysis, has raised $200 million in venture capital at a $2.2 billion valuation.
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The cannabis-tech startup Fyllo used this pitch deck to land $26 million. Here's an inside look at how it's using AI to shape the future of cannabis retail

The cannabis-tech startup Fyllo used this pitch deck to land $26 million. Here's an inside look at how it's using AI to shape the future of cannabis retail

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Cannabis-tech startup Fyllo closed a $26 million Series A funding round, led by JW Asset Management and K2 & Associates. Fyllo CEO Chad Bronstein shared the pitch deck he used...
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Trump teases a Gettysburg convention speech. Experts say it would be an ethics breach

14 hours ago   |   NY Times


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Federal minister in charge of student volunteer grant program can't say how much of $30 million paid to WE has been reimbursed

15 hours ago   |   National Post

When questioned at a parliamentary ethics committee, the minister responsible for the Canada Student Service Grant could not say how much of the $30 million advanced by the...
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Samsara, a $5.4 billion IoT startup that laid off 300 employees and raised a down-round in May, is betting its business on customers in 'industries that are ramping up to support the economy'

Samsara, a $5.4 billion IoT startup that laid off 300 employees and raised a down-round in May, is betting its business on customers in 'industries that are ramping up to support the economy'

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In May, the $5.4 billion Internet of Things startup Samsara laid off 300 employees, or 18% of its workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic. It also raised a $400 million down...
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Facebook says it will now ban 'implicit hate speech' like blackface and anti-Semitic stereotypes

Facebook says it will now ban 'implicit hate speech' like blackface and anti-Semitic stereotypes

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook will now ban content that includes "implicit hate speech" like blackface or anti-Semitic stereotypes, the company announced Tuesday. Facebook has faced mounting...
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AF AI Accelerator brings future faster

21 hours ago   |   Air Force

Mankind has often dreamed of what the future may hold. Every advancement in technology opens minds to dream bigger and better. Imagination is the only final frontier as the...
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NeuralCam Live uses ML to turn iPhones into ‘smart' computer webcams

NeuralCam Live uses ML to turn iPhones into ‘smart' computer webcams

22 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

After bringing Google Night Sight-like functionality to iOS, NeuralCam now has an app that lets Macs stream live, deep learning-filtered video from iPhones.
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The ‘Pod Up' Trend When Applied To Sharing Self-Driving Cars Might Offer Gainful Income And Achieve Mobility For All

23 hours ago   |   Forbes

The "Pod Up" trend might be handy for the advent of self-driving cars.
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Why Hasn't Africa Gone Digital?

23 hours ago   |   Scientific American

One major reason is a lack of reliable, affordable electricity
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, the billionaire media magnate whose family company controls CBS and Viacom, and whose career spilled over from boardrooms to gossip sheets, has died. He was... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and can be preordered right now

Microsoft's long-awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone is now available for preorder. Its price starts at $1,400. The Surface Duo has two screens and a 360-degree hinge that... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP nominee

Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP nominee

Joe Biden has selected Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate, elevating a charismatic blue-state senator, former prosecutor and onetime 2020 primary rival who has built a... Read more ...

Kamala Harris' record on business shows she could be tough on Big Tech, and...

Kamala Harris' record on business shows she could be tough on Big Tech, and she's pushed to help Main Street during the pandemic

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that Sen. Kamala Harris would be his vice-presidential running mate. Harris most recently introduced... Read more ...