Cisco has a rich history of buying its way to global success. And it's remained quite active, acquiring more than 30 startups over the last four years for a total of 229 over the life of the company.
Cisco announced today that it was open-sourcing the MindMeld conversation AI platform, making it available to anyone who wants to use it under the Apache 2.0 license. MindMeld is the conversational AI
These are good times for AI entrepreneurs. Venture, corporate and seed investors have put an estimated $3.6 billion into AI and machine learning companies this year, according to Crunchbase data. That
Twitter's new NFL Deal, Verizon wins a $3.1 billion bid for Straight Path, Cisco buys Mindmeld and the Apple Watch could save your life. All this on Crunch Report.
This morning Cisco announced that it is buying MindMeld for $125 million. Founded in 2011, MindMeld helps businesses to build conversational interfaces with cloud-based services. MindMeld, originall
You’re a sales associate at a big-box retailer and a customer just asked whether the latest iPhone 7 is in stock. You proceed to ask your colleague, Stuart, the same question, and he tells you the p
Expect Labs has been on a bit of a tear lately — within the past six months the San Francisco-based startup showed off its fan-favorite app at Disrupt SF 2012,<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/10
I wrote this post with my voice. I made no changes, save for a few typo corrections, and used no keyboard. That's probably why it's so bad.
It's an experiment of mine. The hypothesis is whether or
Well, it looks like Tim Tuttle is doing pretty well for himself. His last company, the video search platform Truveo, was acquired <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2006/01/10/aol-acquires-truveo/">by AO
We've all been there before. You're on a phone call or video chat when someone brings up a topic you're unfamiliar with. What are your options? You either lie about knowing what the other person is ta