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Wattpad raises $61.25 million to continue investment in machine learning, interactive storytelling(BETAKIT)
Investors included Tencent, BDC, Globe Telecom’s Kickstart Ventures, Peterson Group, and Raine.
Smart speakers and the digital assistants that power them are bringing us closer to the concept of ambient computing, where most of our electronics can be controlled by voice. With everyone racing to integrate voice assistants, are they matching consumers’ actual needs?
Okta, a cloud identity management company, and ServiceNow have developed an app that helps ServiceNow customers using their security operations tools find issues related to identity and take action immediately.
Vention wants to democratize the process of building industrial parts.
Top Tier Capital Partners led the round, with participation from Scale Venture Partners, Harrison Metal Ventures, DFJ Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Heavybit, and Industry Ventures.
Report: 60% of enterprises to rely on cloud SaaS by 2019(DIGITALJOURNAL)
Thirty-five percent of organisations expect Microsoft to become their most strategic partner by 2019, with 17 percent saying they’ll be allied with Amazon, according to a new report.
The round was led by Intel Capital with participation from Formation 8.
Historically, PE funds have focused on more traditional industries. But in the last few years, they have turned their attention to software and SaaS.
SaaS applications are hosted by external providers and can remain functional if other applications in a healthcare organization are compromised, mitigating the risk of an attack.
For starters, Google Analytics 360 users can now import data from the Salesforce CRM tool such as leads and opportunities, allowing marketers to have a more complete view of the customer journey from first contact to sale.
Here’s a roundup on the Waterloo Region companies set to make strides this year.