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Watch an entire New York City music festival live in VR

NextVR and Live Nation are getting pretty good at covering concerts in VR compared to others, and now they’re amping up their ambitions. In partnership with Citi, they’ll broadcast the Global Citizen Festival live in VR from New York’s Central Park o…


24 hours with Fitbit’s first smartwatch

The holiday season is almost upon us, but as you fantasize about the mouthwatering delicacies you’re going to put in your bellies, some of you may already be getting ready to shed a few pounds. A new and improved crop of fitness-centric smartwatches…

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Amazon’s $150 Fire tablet summons Alexa hands-free

To date, Amazon’s devices with hands-free voice control have been decidedly static. At last, though, they can go where you do. The internet shopping giant is launching an updated Fire HD 10, and it’s the company’s first tablet with hands-free Alexa b…

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MealPal gobbles $20M for its restaurant meal subscription service

 We’ve seen a huge wave of food-on-demand startups hit the market in the last several years: those who deliver restaurant food (like Postmates or Deliveroo), those who deliver meal kits to you (like Blue Apron), those who bring groceries (Instacart), and those who are building machines to help you eat better at home (eg June) are just a few of the variations on the theme that have come… Read More

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Salesforce Ventures launches $50 m fund to encourage AI development on Salesforce platform

 Salesforce Einstein, the AI toolset for Salesforce.com, turned one today and to celebrate Salesforce Ventures announced a $50 million fund to encourage startups to build AI-fueled applications on top of Salesforce. Over the years many successful companies have been built on top of Salesforce including FinancialForce.com, Apttus and Veeva. The purpose of this fund is to coax a new generation… Read More

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Salesforce Einstein celebrates its first birthday with a couple of new features

 Salesforce launched Einstein, its artificial intelligence platform just one year ago this week. As it celebrates its first birthday, it’s worth taking a look back at the first year and looking at a couple of enhancements they’re adding as a birthday surprise. It’s easy to lose sight of the fact that Einstein isn’t actually a product at all, even though Salesforce markets… Read More

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Threat Stack snares $45 million investment as spotlight shines brightly on security

 Threat Stack, the Boston-based security startup that helps companies stay protected in the cloud, reeled in a $45 million investment today. It seems that they are in the right place in the right time as news of the Equifax breach swirls on mainstream media. The round includes a big institutional backer, as fellow Boston firm Fidelity Investments participated through their investment arm,… Read More