analytics

Sisense hauls in $80M investment as data analytics business matures

Sisense, a company that helps customers understand and visualize their data across multiple sources, announced an $80 million Series E investment today led by Insight Venture Partners. They also annou

Twilio’s contact center products just got more analytical with Ytica acquisition

Twilio, a company best known for supplying communications APIs for developers has a product called Twilio Flex for building sophisticated customer service applications on top of Twilio’s APIs. T

TV Time debuts an analytics platform for the streaming era

TV Time, the consumer app that helps bingers keep track of where they are with favorite shows and socialize with fellow viewers, is today expanding its business with the launch of an analytics platfor

Outlier raises $6.2 M Series A to change how companies use data

Traditionally, companies have gathered data from a variety of sources, then used spreadsheets and dashboards to try and make sense of it all. Outlier wants to change that and deliver a handful of insi

Swim.ai raises $10M to bring real-time analytics to the edge

Once upon a time, it looked like cloud-based serviced would become the central hub for analyzing all IoT data. But it didn’t quite turn out that way because most IoT solutions simply generate to

Bannersnack makes it easy to punch the monkey (and more)

An app like Bannersnack is something you never think you need — until you do. Designed by a digital marketer from Romania, Gabriel Ciordas, the app was originally called FlashEff and was used to

Tableau gets new pricing plans and a data preparation tool

Data analytics platform Tableau today announced the launch of both a new data preparation product and a new subscription pricing plan. Currently, Tableau offers desktop plans for users who want to ana

Google Cloud gives developers more insights into their networks

Google Cloud is launching a new feature today that will give its users a new way to monitor and optimize how their data flows between their servers in the Google Cloud and other Google Services, on-pr

S&P Global snares Kensho for $550 million

S&P Global announced today that it will acquire Kensho, a Cambridge, Massachusetts startup that has concentrated on artificial intelligence and analytics for big financial institutions. The total

Salesforce introduces automated query building feature in Einstein Analytics

Salesforce introduced a new feature to Einstein Analytics today called conversational queries. It’s not conversational in the Alexa sense of conversation, at least not yet, but it does recognize

Snapchat finally gives creators analytics

Snapchat has always been terrible at analytics, only showing daily Story view counts that content creators had to screenshot just before they disappeared every 24 hours in order to prove their worth t

Mixpanel analytics accidentally slurped up passwords

The passwords of some people using sites monitored by popular analytics provider Mixpanel were mistakenly pulled into its software. Until TechCrunch's inquiry, Mixpanel had made no public announcement

Sumo Logic expands security toolset with FactorChain acquisition

When we heard from Sumo Logic last June, the company was announcing a $75 million Series F. Today, they announced they were acquiring FactorChain, a security startup that has raised $3.6 million. The

Google and Salesforce unveil first elements of partnership

Last fall at Dreamforce, Google and Salesforce announced a partnership. Today, the two companies unveiled the first pieces of that agreement. For starters, Google Analytics 360 users can now import da

AWS adds dedicated analytics service for IoT data

It wouldn’t be a conference without some discussion of Internet of Things, one of the hot up and coming technologies. The thing about IoT is that it generates a ton of data and the question beco

NFL teams with AWS on statistics package driven by machine learning

The NFL is joining Major League Baseball as an AWS customer, announcing a deal today to provide real-time statistics running on AWS. The tool is part of the NFL’s Next Gen Stats program, which w

Google’s chatbot analytics platform Chatbase launches to public

At Google I/O this year, Google quietly introduced a new chatbot analytics platform called Chatbase, a project developed within the company’s internal R&D incubator, Area 120. Today, that pl

Alteryx Promote puts data science to work across the company

When Alteryx acquired Yhat in June, it was only a matter of time before the startup’s data-science management software began showing up in Alteryx. Just today, the company announced Alteryx Pro

Amplitude raises another $30M for its product-focused analytics tools

Amplitude has raised $30 million to fund what CEO Spenser Skates said is a mission of “helping product people build better products.” That’s not quite how Amplitude pitched itself in

Authory wants to help journalists raise their voices

Journalists wanting a neat way to back up and showcase their writing should take a look at Authory: a new service that promises to save your work from tumbling into a digital abyss -- i.e. being burie
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