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The Digital Revolution In The Workplace

The predominant rising force in workplace technology is automation. With machine learning and artificial intelligence beginning to make its way into more professional use cases, business software is increasingly automating once laborious processes from...

Read More14 Oct 16
What's Changing Social Media In 2016

The latest changes by social media and messaging firms are all about cementing their dominance in their users’ everyday lives. From Facebook’s push into bots to Twitter’s deal to stream NFL games to Snapchat’s discovery channels these services...

Read More30 Sep 16
Sarcos Robotics Collects Funding For Industrial Robots

Sarcos Robotics, a US-based developer of dexterous industrial robots for use in unstructured environments, has collected funding from Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures, Microsoft, Cottonwood Technology Fund, and angels. Sarcos Robotics intends to use the...

Read More13 Sep 16
Microsoft Acquires US-Based Genee

Microsoft has acquired Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service. The financial terms of the deal were not revealed. It is unclear if Microsoft has any plans to incorporate Genee's technology into its own suite of products. 

Read More23 Aug 16
Microsoft Purchases Interactive Livestreaming Service Beam

Microsoft has purchased Seattle-based interactive live game streaming service Beam for an undisclosed amount. Under the deal Beam will be joining the XBox team at Microsoft. 

Read More12 Aug 16
Microsoft Takes Over US-Based Wand Labs

Microsoft has taken over US-based messaging app developer Wand Labs. The financial terms of the deal were not revealed. The deal will help strengthen Microsoft’s position in conversational intelligence. 

Read More17 Jun 16
Microsoft Buys LinkedIn & Blockchain Explained

Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for USD26bn, blockchain’s potential and the insurance startups to watch - these are the biggest stories in tech today. 1. What’s Next For LinkedIn In buying LinkedIn for USD26bn Microsoft is making its largest...

Read More14 Jun 16
Microsoft Buys LinkedIn For USD26.2bn

US-based technology company, Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn for USD26.2bn. After the acquisition, Linkedin will continue to operate under its current brand name. Also, Jeff Weiner, current CEO of Linkedin will directly report to Satya Nadella and...

Read More13 Jun 16
CrowdFlower Bags USD10m For Data Science Teams

CrowdFlower, a California-based platform for data science teams, has bagged USD10m in funding led by Canvas Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Microsoft. CrowdFlower intends to use the funds to accelerate adoption of CrowdFlower AI.

Read More08 Jun 16
Blue Apron Considers IPO & Spotify Hires Music Industry Veteran

Twitter’s inability to hang on to a head of product for more than a year and Blue Apron’s potential IPO are among the top stories to keep you up to date in tech today. 1. Twitter Loses Head Of Product Twitter is still struggling to keep its execs,...

Read More07 Jun 16