Blockchain is one of the biggest tech buzzwords in recent times, with markets including music, travel, and car-sharing slowly succumbing to blockchain’s allure. Then there are cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum, which are now pretty much synonymous with blockchain technology. Against this backdrop, a new $100 million fund has been set up to invest in early-stage companies operating across the… (0 comment)

Last week was Facebook’s dog-and-pony show Oculus Connect 4: We got news on an upcoming $200 standalone headset, the next-gen Santa Cruz project, a lower price for the Rift VR gear (and a more intense price war with HTC), a new Minority Report-like interface, and a partnership with the studio that makes Titanfall, a blockbuster shooter video game series from… (0 comment)

Last week, I attended the first stop on Steve Case’s latest “Rise of the Rest” tour in Central Pennsylvania, which aims to highlight startup activity in traditionally under-the-radar tech communities in the U.S. The tour stopped in the cities of Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York — all towns that have traditionally relied on manufacturing to grow their economy, and… (0 comment)

GUEST: Virtual reality is pushing further into the mainstream, and we’re really excited about that at Runaway. It brings with it a lot of challenges but also, a host of possibilities for us as developers and designers. Not least of which is the constant drive to make VR experiences more seamlessly enjoyable and accessible to… (0 comment)

The toys-to-life game Lego Dimensions launched in 2015. It uses physical objects to affect gameplay within the digital game, which is a sprawling multi-world adventure featuring characters from several different series such as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and DC Comics’ Batman. Developer TT Games intended to add new content to it until 2018, but according to a report from… (0 comment)

GUEST: Whether it’s self-driving cars, robotic hotel concierges, or Amazon’s intelligent delivery drones, it’s easy to see why business leaders are aflutter about the promise of artificial intelligence. Here’s what most don’t realize: As exciting as AI and its potential may be, it’s only as good as the data and training methods used to fine… (0 comment)

PRESS RELEASE: SÃO PAULO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 18, 2017– The Brazilian startup GuiaBolso has raised $39 million from a group of specialized fintech investors, led by Vostok Emerging Finance and including existing backers such as Ribbit Capital, IFC, and QED Investors. Endeavor Catalyst and Omidyar Network also contributed to the round. This largest-announced venture capital funding of… (0 comment)

GUEST: CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, and CXOs alike are increasingly focused on creating customer experience (CX) that is more responsive, intelligent, versatile, and accurate. What’s proving a potent way to ensure a continual positive customer experience for your hard-won customers is to leverage automated conversational interfaces (chatbots) in your CX ecosystem. Consumers are increasingly using AI… (0 comment)
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