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Superblocks secures $37M to help companies build and maintain internal apps

The economic downturn prompted a hiring slowdown across the tech industry, forcing CTOs — and the teams that they manage — to do more with less. It’s particularly put the microscope

Databricks launches Project Lightspeed, its next-gen Spark streaming engine

At its Data + AI Summit, Databricks today made the requisite number of announcements one would expect from a company’s flagship developer event. Among those are the launch of Delta Lake 2.0, the

An early TikTok exec just launched a dating app, Spark

A former president at musical.ly (now known as TikTok), Alex Hofmann has already done something that seems impossible: He helped build an app that could compete with social giants like Meta, YouTube o

Google Cloud launches a managed Spark service

At its Cloud Next event, Google today announced the launch of Spark on Google Cloud as a fully managed service. With this, the popular open source data processing engine will become a premium offering

Facebook’s Spark AR platform expands to video calling with Multipeer API

At today’s F8 developer conference, Facebook announced new capabilities for Spark AR, its flagship AR creation software. Since Spark AR was announced at F8 2017, more than 600,000 creators from 190

Early investors in Dispo to donate any potential profits from the photo-sharing app

After Spark Capital announced it would “sever all ties” with Dispo following allegations around co-creator and famous YouTuber David Dobrik, two of the app’s earliest investors have

Adobe Spark adds support for animations to its social media graphics tool

Spark is one of those products in Adobe’s Creative Suite that doesn’t always get a lot of attention. But the company’s tool for creating social media posts (which you can try for fre

InVision refreshes its Design System Manager, brings on Eleanor Morgan as CPO

InVision, the design firm that’s raised more than $350 million from investors FirstMark, Spark, Battery and Tiger Global Management, has today announced the appointment of Eleanor Morgan as chie

Email app Spark receives update with new design

Spark, the popular email app from Readdle, has been redesigned on iOS and Android. The interface has always been a bit busy in the mobile app. That’s why the updated app now features a cleaner desig

Cybereason raises $200 million for its enterprise security platform

Cybereason, which uses machine learning to increase the number of endpoints a single analyst can manage across a network of distributed resources, has raised $200 million in new financing from SoftBan

Cameo raises $50M to deliver personalized messages from celebrities & influencers

With new money from Kleiner Perkins, Cameo plots a global expansion.

Email client Spark lands on Android

Spark has managed to attract one million users on iOS and macOS over the years. But every time I’ve written about Spark, I’ve received many comments asking when the app would be available on Andro

Email client Spark becomes collaborative

Readdle, the company behind popular email client Spark, is releasing a major new version of Spark on iOS and macOS. Spark is expanding beyond a personal email client. You can now work on emails with y

Adobe brings paid premium features for brands to its Spark design apps

Adobe is launching a major update to its Spark graphic design apps today that brings paid premium features for companies and individuals that want to bring their own logo to the service as they create

Databricks releases serverless platform for Apache Spark along with new library supporting deep learning

Today to kick off Spark Summit, Databricks announced a Serverless Platform for Apache Spark — welcome news for developers looking to reduce time spent on cluster management. The move to simplify d

DJI’s Cute $499 Spark Drone | Crunch Report

DJI releases its $499 consumer drone, Unity raises $400 million, SurveyMonkey adds Serena Williams to its board of directors and SoftBank has a $4 billion stake in Nvidia. All this on Crunch Report.

DJI’s GO 4 control app adds automated flight modes to its new Spark drone

At today’s media event in NYC, DJI announced its new Spark drone, destined for the entry-level market as an everyday portable solution for capturing aerial footage. To go with your shiny new Sp

DJI’s tiny new Spark drone is $499 and kind of a big deal

The big news at DJI’s “huge Seize the Moment” event in New York City is, as expected, pretty small. The world’s largest consumer drone maker cracked the code of portability with last year

Watch DJI reveal its new drone right here

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E9jyJAu72k&w=640&h=360] DJI is promising “something huge” at this morning’s “Seize the Moment” event in New York City. More than likely, tha

Readdle hires Apple Mail engineering manager to work on Spark

Third-party app developer Readdle has developed some of the most successful productivity apps on iOS and macOS. And email client Spark in particular is going to be Readdle’s next big bet. Readdle ju
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