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Google brings Dialogflow bot support to Hangouts Chat

GOOGLE BRINGS DIALOGFLOW BOT SUPPORT TO HANGOUTS CHAT

Google today said its Dialogflow bots engine can now make automated bots for G Suite's Hangouts Chat and interact with GitHub's open-source...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games

WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT DRIVES HARD WITH BOTH TRIPLE-A AND MOBILE GAMES

David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and...

 
 
 
Bitrise raises $20 million for mobile continuous integration and delivery

BITRISE RAISES $20 MILLION FOR MOBILE CONTINUOUS INTEGRATION AND DELIVERY

Bitrise, a startup developing mobile continuous integration and delivery tools, has raised $20 million in venture capital.

FCC will vote July 10 on reallocating 2.5GHz spectrum from TV to 5G

FCC WILL VOTE JULY 10 ON REALLOCATING 2.5GHZ SPECTRUM FROM TV TO 5G

The United States plans to reallocate mid-band spectrum to 5G, after reserving it for an obscure educational TV and broadband initiative...

 
 
 
Mattermost raises $50 million to advance its open source Slack alternative

MATTERMOST RAISES $50 MILLION TO ADVANCE ITS OPEN SOURCE SLACK ALTERNATIVE

Mattermost, a startup developing an open-source alternative to Slack, HipChat, Microsoft Teams, and Google's Hangouts Chat, has raised...

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light

AMAZON'S NEW KINDLE OASIS HAS A COLOR-ADJUSTABLE FRONT LIGHT

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has a color-adjustable front light and ships with all-new cases that switch the ereader on when opened.

 
 
 
Valimail raises $45 million to thwart email phishing attacks

VALIMAIL RAISES $45 MILLION TO THWART EMAIL PHISHING ATTACKS

Valimail has raised $40 million in a series C round of funding, and is the latest in a line of startups to raise funds for anti-phishing...

Valtix raises $14 million for cloud-native security products

VALTIX RAISES $14 MILLION FOR CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY PRODUCTS

Valtix, a startup developing cloud-native enterprise security solutions, today announced that it's raised $14 million in a series A...

 
 
 
Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity

EXPEL RAISES $40 MILLION TO HELP COMPANIES MANAGE CYBERSECURITY

Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless...

Enboarder raises $8 million to onboard new employees

ENBOARDER RAISES $8 MILLION TO ONBOARD NEW EMPLOYEES

Enboarder has raised $8 million in funding for its business of helping employers create great ways to bring aboard new employees.

 
 
 
Mexican president seeks Mark Zuckerberg's help to promote universal internet access

MEXICAN PRESIDENT SEEKS MARK ZUCKERBERG'S HELP TO PROMOTE UNIVERSAL INTERNET ACCESS

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has invited Mark Zuckerberg to help promote universal internet access in Mexico.

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019

COLLABSCO: CONNECTED PLAY COMPANIES GREW 150% TO 262 IN 2019

The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created...

 
 
 
Microsoft beats Amazon and Google to opens its first cloud region in the Middle East

MICROSOFT BEATS AMAZON AND GOOGLE TO OPENS ITS FIRST CLOUD REGION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Microsoft has become the first of the "big three" public cloud providers to open a region in the Middle East, starting today in the...

Don't believe the myths - 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses

DON'T BELIEVE THE MYTHS - 5G WILL BRING AR AND VR TO THE MASSES

5G offers extraordinary applications - telesurgery, assistance to pilots, and aiding first-responders, that recently would have sounded...

 
 
 
Glassdoor: VMware's Pat Gelsinger is CEO of the year, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg drops 39 spots

GLASSDOOR: VMWARE'S PAT GELSINGER IS CEO OF THE YEAR, FACEBOOK'S MARK ZUCKERBERG DROPS 39 SPOTS

Career website Glassdoor today released its 2019 list of the top 100 chief executive officers. VMware's Pat Gelsinger topped the list.

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash

FACEBOOK'S LIBRA CRYPTOCURRENCY FACES PRIVACY CONCERNS AND POLITICAL BACKLASH

Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised...

 
 
 
May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S

MAY 2019 NPD HARDWARE: SWITCH OUTSELLS PLAYSTATION AND XBOX IN U.S

The May 2019 NPD report has Nintendo's Switch on top for both unit and dollar sales. This makes sense now that Xbox One and PS4 are...

May 2019 NPD: The end of a generation

MAY 2019 NPD: THE END OF A GENERATION

For the May 2019 NPD report, you have to look at the context of the current console generation. Gamers are looking past the Xbox One...

 
 
 
AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France's newest unicorn

AI PHOTOGRAPHY PLATFORM MEERO RAISES $230 MILLION TO BECOME FRANCE'S NEWEST UNICORN

Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation...

Elon Musk has solved Tesla's problems using video games

ELON MUSK HAS SOLVED TESLA'S PROBLEMS USING VIDEO GAMES

Elon Musk is a gamer, which makes him inherently good and gracious. And now he's turning his cars into giant consoles just because!

 
 
 



Boston animal hospital finds 19 baby pacifiers in dog's stomach

Boston animal hospital finds 19 baby pacifiers in dog's stomach

Where does a bulldog find all these baby pacifiers? The vets treating the pooch from Wellesley have a theory. Read more ...

Granger Smith shares details of son's drowning in emotional video

Granger Smith shares details of son's drowning in emotional video

Granger Smith and his wife shared an emotional video as they opened up about the recent drowning death of their 3-year-old son, River. Read more ...

Roy Moore announces he'll run for US Senate again in 2020

Roy Moore announces he'll run for US Senate again in 2020

Alabama Republican Roy Moore says he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Read more ...

Rare wave-like clouds roll over Virginia in breathtaking viral picture

Rare wave-like clouds roll over Virginia in breathtaking viral picture

These clouds rarely form on windy and unstable days, but when conditions are just right, the natural phenomenon occurs. Read more ...

Beyoncé, Donald Glover sing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' in new 'Lion...

Beyoncé, Donald Glover sing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' in new 'Lion King' teaser

We're not lion, this is pretty fantastic! Read more ...

Lion kills beloved peacock that flew into its zoo enclosure

Lion kills beloved peacock that flew into its zoo enclosure

Utica Zoo officials say the white peacock named Merlin was captured by a lion Wednesday morning after being unable to fly back out of the exhibit. Read more ...

Apple recalls older MacBook Pros, citing concerns over battery

Apple recalls older MacBook Pros, citing concerns over battery

Apple announces a voluntary recall of some of its older models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's name

The popular "Jeopardy!" host publicly announced the diagnosis of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March. He's since said he's in near-remission . Read more ...

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Read more ...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as highest grossing film

"Endgame" is the second-highest grossing film of all time, with $2.743 billion in box office sales. That's about $44 million behind the sci-fi epic "Avatar." Read more ...