The U.K. isn’t going to be setting hard rules for AI any time soon. Today, the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) published a white paper setting out the government’s
Autio, a location-based audio entertainment app co-founded by actor Kevin Costner and formerly known as HearHere, has raised $5.9 million in a second seed round with new terms. The funding round was l
AlloyDB for PostgreSQL is Google Cloud’s fully managed cloud-based database service. And typically, that’s where the story ends with these born-in-the-cloud services. But Google Cloud is t
Y Combinator and Foundation Capital-backed meditation app Simple Habit has been acquired by Alpine Investors-backed wellness marketplace company Ingenio. Because of this deal, Simple Habit will rebran
An important lesson in how not to respond to a breach, courtesy of LastPass and Fortra.
Deep Render, a startup developing AI-powered tech to compress videos on the web, today announced that it raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by IP Group and Pentech Ventures. A source fa
Workers are being bombarded with data from a variety of sources. If the point is to make people more productive, as the volume increases, the more difficult it is to find the information you need to d
In November 2022, Google revealed the existence of a then-unknown spyware vendor called Variston. Now, Google researchers say they have seen hackers use Variston’s tools in the United Arab Emirates.
Google is launching a new ad transparency center that will let users search for verified advertisers and their campaigns across all of the company’s platforms, including Search, Display and YouT
Building a company during the pandemic is hard; raising $71.5 million in the fertility sector is an impressive feat at any time. Today, Oma Fertility co-founder Kiran Joshi and Root Ventures Partner C
The pandemic brought with it a spike in work-from-home and hybrid work, which increased peoples’ dependence on personal devices — driving businesses to try and rein in their use. It’s be
Nine months after Union54 encountered overwhelming chargeback fraud that made it shut down temporarily, its CEO shares some lessons.
Payments remains one of the most fragmented of online services. Now a UK startup says it's building a solution to finally fix it.
With Spera, businesses get a single end-to-end tool that allows them to manage all aspects of identity security
Google is introducing new extreme heat alerts in Search that are designed to surface information to help people stay safe during heat waves.
Google received some relief in its key market of India after a tribunal court set aside four of 10 directives from the country's competition regulator.
Payday, a Techstars-backed neobank issuing global accounts to Africans and the diaspora, has raised funding in a round led by African soonicorn Moniepoint.
The Series B was led by European investor One Peak, with previous backers OpenOcean and SquareOne, and new investor Boris Lokschin also participating.
Signatories including Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, and Tristan Harris are asking AI labs to pause building AI more powerful than GPT-4.
A Lifelong-led consortium has acquired the distressed firm GoMechanic months after the Sequoia India-backed startup admitted “grave errors.”