Washington Privacy Act fails in state legislature, again

For the second year running, lawmakers in the state of Washington again failed to pass sweeping data privacy legislation. The Washington Privacy Act or SB 6281, which is akin to GPDR in the...

Amazon’s AI predicts context from search queries

Amazon is using AI and machine learning to predict context from customers’ queries. In a preprint paper accepted to the ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval scheduled to take place...

5 steps to scale your SaaS model from early to growth stage (VB Live)

Presented by Sage Intacct How do SaaS companies scale? Automation is the key. To learn how automation can significantly speed up quote-to-cash cycles and shorten your close cycles, free up cash to make investments,...

Neolix raises $29 million to mass-produce autonomous delivery shuttles

Neolix Technologies, a self-driving logistics startup based primarily in Beijing, today confirmed that it closed a roughly RMB 200 million ($29 million) series A+ financing round in February of this year. The company...

Amazon’s automated checkouts land in airports via Cibo Express

The first retailer to use Amazon’s so-called “Just Walk Out” cashierless technology has been confirmed as Cibo Express, with the first such outlet opening at Newark Liberty airport on March 16. The news...

How the UK budget will impact UK tech

As the country is gripped by growing concerns around coronavirus, Brexit, and the spectre of a recession, the new chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, faced a challenging backdrop to announce his first...

Celo forms Alliance for Prosperity network to create cryptocurrency for remittances and philanthropy

The Celo Foundation is announcing the Alliance for Prosperity, a cryptocurrency network that provides a digital currency for people who can benefit from financial access and inclusion. The foundation has support from 50 global...

Amazon’s AI predicts product quality from customer feedback

Amazon scientists are prototyping algorithms that use crowdsourcing to identify product data, the company reports in a blog post. The researchers believe they could be used to predict human judgments of product quality...

Google launches TensorFlow Quantum, a machine learning framework for training quantum models

Google today announced the launch of TensorFlow Quantum, bringing together machine learning and quantum computing initiatives at the company. The open-source library can prototype hybrid quantum and classic machine learning models, support quantum...

DoNotPay now lets you share online subscriptions without divulging your password

DoNotPay, the digital lawyer that shot to prominence for its bot that helps drivers appeal parking tickets, has launched a new product aimed at consumers. With the DoNotPay Subscription Sharing Chrome extension, anyone...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...

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