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VCs determined to replace your job keep AI’s funding surge rolling in Q2

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

Crunch Report | Twitter’s new NFL deal

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.

Cisco acquires conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125 million

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

Voice recognition technology is expediting the race to frictionless retail

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 Teams Up With Factual To Bring Better Location Data To Its Anticipatory Computing Engine

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://beta.techcrunch.com/20

In A Keyboard-Free Future, What Happens To All The Writers?

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

Disrupt Battlefield Finalist Expect Labs Locks Up $2.4M In Funding For Its Real-Time Conversation Analyzer

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://beta.techcrunch.com/2006/01/10/aol-acquires-truveo/">

Expect Labs’ MindMeld iPad App Understands Your Conversations In Real Time

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