Enterprise

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  • Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine

    Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine

    Looking for a new job is getting easier. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google will also include job listings its finds on a company’s homepage. The idea here is to give… Read More

  • Blue Apron’s up IPO is not a surprise, as unicorns fare well in 2017

    Blue Apron’s up IPO is not a surprise, as unicorns fare well in 2017

    Blue Apron’s IPO moved closer to reality this week as the firm set a price range for its shares. The company is set to go public at a higher IPO price than its last private round, undercutting worry that future unicorn IPOs may only point one direction: down. The meal-kit startup may IPO at a price between $15 and $17. At midpoint, Blue Apron is worth “just under $3… Read More

  • Dropbox announces massive network expansion

    Dropbox announces massive network expansion

    When Dropbox announced it was leaving AWS last year and bringing the bulk of the operation in-house, you had to figure it was working on a significant network expansion, and today the company announced a massive global network growth plan that is designed to increase syncing speed for users and cut costs for the company. The plan involves several approaches including custom-built… Read More

  • Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise

    Cloud Foundry makes its mark on the enterprise

    Today, more than ever, it’s open source projects that are leading the charge in how modern software is developed, deployed and managed. There’s Kubernetes for containers and OpenStack for running enterprise-grade infrastructure, for example. But over the course of the last few years, another platform — Cloud Foundry — has changed the way enterprises are developing… Read More

  • VR’s killer app: business services Crunch Network

    VR’s killer app: business services

    Enterprise adoption is trumping entertainment uses and will spring VR and AR into the mainstream. Read More

  • Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

    Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

    The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few weeks, the timing is prime for a few players to seek advantage in the form of growth capital. This seems to be exactly what Entelo, a six-year-old player in the space, is doing. The company is announcing a $20 million Series C round of financing today led by U.S. Read More

  • Slack is reportedly raising another huge $500M round of funding

    Slack is reportedly raising another huge $500M round of funding

    Slack is in the midst of raising another $500 million in financing at what could be a $5 billion valuation — money it will likely critically need as it goes after major corporate clients and construct a functional business — according to a report by Recode. Slack also got some interest with a $9 billion price tag from Amazon, according to a report from Bloomberg last night. All… Read More

  • Highspot raises $15 million to perfect your sales pitch

    Highspot raises $15 million to perfect your sales pitch

    Salespeople have a lot of things to sell and the latest technology can help them sell even more. Do you think you have the perfect pitch? Highspot will tell you if you’re wrong. Or at least that’s their pitch. Highspot’s software analyzes various communications with prospective clients, including presentations, case studies and training videos. Then it provides data about… Read More

  • Facebook teaches machines to negotiate with humans

    Facebook teaches machines to negotiate with humans

    Though Facebook is rarely mentioned alongside Apple, Microsoft and Amazon in discussions about conversational AI, the company has published a hoard of papers that underscore a deep interest in dialog systems. As has become clear with Siri, Cortana and Alexa, dialog is hard — it requires more than just good speech recognition to deliver a killer experience to users. From the sidelines… Read More

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