Tag: category-/Computers & Electronics/Enterprise Technology

Aquicore raises $14 million for AI tools to optimize commercial building energy usage

Aquicore, an information tech startup offering cloud-based software for asset operations, today secured $14 million in financing. The company says it’ll use the funding to advance its platform and expand into European markets. The buildings sector accounts for about 76% of electricity use and 40% of all U.S. primary energy usage and associated CO2 emissions, […]

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Microsoft launches Dataflex, a relational database for Teams apps

Microsoft today launched Dataflex, a relational database that lets business developers create, deploy, and manage Power Platform apps and chatbots without leaving Microsoft Teams. The built-in low code data platform provides relational data storage, rich data types, enterprise grade governance, and one-click deployment. Dataflex is supposed to surface key business data for building low-code apps […]

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How valuable is your AI trust currency?

Presented by Modzy AI is proving its ability to find patterns hidden within troves of data, accelerate decisions and predictions based in fact, and save us time, energy, and money. Yet, even with recent advancements and investments, organizations with AI in production are still the exception rather than the rule. In a world hampered by […]

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The right data: Transform’s panel of experts weigh in

Last Chance: Register for Transform, VB’s AI event of the year, hosted online July 15-17. Data is the bedrock of AI and machine learning — so it only makes sense that at Transform 2020 we dedicated time to look under the hood and query some leading data experts about the trends they’re seeing in how […]

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How Visa harnessed data and AI to prevent $25 billion in fraud

Last Chance: Register for Transform, VB’s AI event of the year, hosted online July 15-17. When it comes to practical uses for artificial intelligence and machine learning, the financial sector has been leading the way with projects that demonstrate the potential of these emerging technologies. Among the companies seeing a big return on their AI investments […]

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Identity-as-a-service provider Auth0 raises $120 million at a $1.92 billion valuation

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Bellevue, Washington-based identity-as-a-service startup Auth0 today announced it raised $120 million at a post-money valuation of $1.92 billion, up from $1 billion in May 2019. A company spokesperson said the funds, which bring Auth0’s total raised to over $330 million, will […]

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Pricefx raises $65 million to optimize product and service pricing with AI

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Pricefx, a company developing automated product and service pricing optimization software, today announced that it raised $65 million. A spokesperson said the new funding will be used to expand Pricefx’s global presence, accelerate product development, extend its partner ecosystem, and evaluate […]

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Salesforce chief scientist Richard Socher leaves to start his own company

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Richard Socher today announced that’s he’s leaving his position as chief scientist at Salesforce to create his own startup company. During four years as chief scientist, Socher oversaw research and development initiatives as well as the rise of Einstein cloud AI […]

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