Tag: software

Automation-driven sales enablement platform Groove nabs $45M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Groove, an automation-driven sales enablement platform, today announced that it closed a $45 million series B round led by Viking Global Investors with participation from Capital One Ventures, Level Equity, Quest Venture Partners, and Uncork Capita. The […]

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Facebook introduces dataset and benchmarks to make AI more ‘egocentric’

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Facebook today announced Ego4D, a long-term project aimed at solving AI research challenges in “egocentric perception,” or first-person views. The goal is to teach AI systems to comprehend and interact with the world like humans do as […]

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Geospatial analytics startup AiDash lands $27M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  AiDash, a company using satellite imagery and AI to monitor infrastructure, today announced that it raised $27 million in series B funding led by G2 Venture Partners, with BGV, National Grid Partners, and additional strategic investors participating. […]

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Mattermost moves beyond messaging to unify developer collaboration and productivity

Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Mattermost is eyeing a slice of Trello, Asana, and Notion’s pie as the open source “Slack alternative” officially rolls out a new unified platform with integrated project and workflow management tools aimed at the software development fraternity. Founded in 2015,  Mattermost is better known for its flexible and […]

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How low-code can benefit large enterprises like Mondelēz

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  The implications of the growth of low- and no-code platforms — platforms that allow users without programming knowledge to build apps — are profound. By 2024, low-code app development will be responsible for more than 65% of […]

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How Quickbase is using low-code to streamline Daifuku’s supply chain

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low-code and no-code development platforms, which provide the means to build software without the need to write code, are exploding in popularity as enterprises become increasingly digital during the pandemic. It’s estimated that nearly 60% of all custom apps are […]

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Tech giants commit $10M annually to Open Source Security Foundation

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. The Linux Foundation has received a $10 million annual commitment from across the technology, finance, telecom, and cybersecurity industries to secure the software supply chain. The recurring investment will be targeted at […]

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Data flow management platform Nexla nabs $12M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Nexla, a San Mateo, California-based collaborative data operations platform, today announced that it raised $12 million in series A funding led by Industry Ventures, with participation from Liberty Global Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Engineering Capital, Storm Ventures, Correlation Ventures, and angel […]

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Dataminr to acquire crisis management firm Krizo

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! In an expansion of Dataminr’s product portfolio, the risk detection platform today announced its intent to acquire Krizo. Copenhagen, Denmark-based Krizo, a real-time crisis response tool used by customers including Fujifilm, Vodaphone, Maersk, and Palo Alto Networks, is expected to […]

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Workplace monitoring platform Aware takes in $60M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Aware, a platform that analyzes employee behavior across messaging platforms like Slack, today announced that it raised $60 million in a series C round led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, with participation from Spring Mountain Capital, Blue […]

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Cyber risk monitoring platform Black Kite raises $22M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Boston, Massachusetts-based Black Kite, a company developing cybersecurity-as-a-service solutions, today announced that it raised $22 million in series B funding led by Volition Capital, with participation from existing investors Moore Strategic Ventures, Glasswing Ventures, and Data Point Capital. The capital […]

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Cyberattack response time averages 2 days, report finds

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Responding to cyberattacks takes the average company 20.9 hours, equating to over two working days. That’s according to a new report from Deep Instinct, which found that 86% of security professionals don’t have confidence that their fellow employees won’t click […]

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IBM launches AI service to assist companies with climate change analysis

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! IBM today launched the Environmental Intelligence Suite, a set of AI-powered software that customers can use to prepare for climate risks that could disrupt operations. By combining AI, weather data, climate risk analytics, and carbon accounting capabilities, the Environmental Intelligence […]

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Low code/no code increases efficiency in retail and beyond

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low- and no-code platforms allow developers and non-developers alike to create software through visual dashboards instead of traditional programming. Adoption is on the rise, with a recent OutSystems report showing that 41% of organizations were using a low- or no-code […]

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Enterprises struggle with security monitoring ‘tool sprawl’

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Enterprises have on average 29 security monitoring tools in place, complicating security operations center (SOC) efforts to prioritize alerts and manage cyber risk effectively. Those defending organizations with more than 10,000 employees typically have around 46 such tools, many of […]

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Google unveils cybersecurity programs and action team

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! By the end of 2021, cybercrime is expected to cost the world $6 trillion. And by 2025, this figure will climb to $10.5 trillion, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. There’s been a rash of recent high-profile cyberattacks, including Colonial Pipeline, the SolarWinds […]

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Google debuts new data-powered cloud analytics products

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Today during its Google Cloud Next 2021 conference, Google unveiled a range of data-focused products including Intelligent Product Essentials and enhancements to Vertex AI, BigQuery, Contact Center AI (CCAI), and DocAI. The new analytics and industry solutions are designed to […]

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Cloud governance startup Cloudtamer accumulates $9.5M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Cloudtamer.io, a Fulton, Maryland-based startup developing a cloud governance platform, today announced that it raised $9.5 million in series A funding led by Blue Heron Capital and TDF Ventures, with participation from Blu Venture Investors, Early Light Ventures, and Gaingels. […]

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Software supply chain breaches are ‘staggeringly high,’ report finds

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Software supply chain weaknesses have become pervasive in the enterprise. That’s according to a new report from BlueVoyant, which today released the findings of its second annual global survey into third-party cyber risk management. The research reveals that 97% of […]

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Cloud optimization startup Cast AI raises $10M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Cast AI, a cloud optimization and management platform, today announced that it raised $10 million in series A funding led by Cota Capital, with Samsung Next and additional investors participating. CEO Yuri Frayman says that the funding will be put […]

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Facebook quietly acquires synthetic data startup AI.Reverie

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Facebook has quietly acquired AI.Reverie, a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models, VentureBeat has learned. In an apparent nod to the HBO show Westworld, where visitors to a theme park encounter hordes of artificially intelligent […]

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Microsoft taps AI techniques to bring Translator to 100 languages

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Today, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Translator, its AI-powered text translation service, now supports more than 100 different languages and dialects. With the addition of 12 new languages including Georgian, Macedonian, Tibetan, and Uyghur, Microsoft claims that Translator […]

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Microsoft and Nvidia team up to train one of the world’s largest language models

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Microsoft and Nvidia today announced that they trained what they claim is the largest and most capable AI-powered language model to date: Megatron-Turing Natural Language Generation (MT-NLP). The successor to the companies’ Turing NLG 17B and Megatron-LM models, MT-NLP contains […]

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AI Weekly: EU facial recognition ban highlights need for U.S. legislation

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! This week, The European Parliament, the body responsible for adopting European Union (EU) legislation, passed a non-binding resolution calling for a ban on law enforcement use of facial recognition technology in public places. The resolution, which also proposes a moratorium […]

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Ambition gamifies marketing with a $15.5M raise

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Ambition, a gamified sales management platform based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, today announced that it closed a $15.5 million series B funding round led by investment firm Primus Capital. According to the company, the infusion — which brings Ambition’s total raised […]

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AI-powered marketing platform Alembic emerges with $9.5M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Alembic, a startup developing marketing software that correlates customer interactions to uncover insights, today announced that it raised $9.5 million. KB Partners and OCA Ventures contributed the seed round capital, which Alembic says will be used to support growth as […]

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Network observability startup Kentik lands $40M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Kentik, a network observability provider, today announced that it raised $40 million in a series C funding led by Third Point Ventures with participation from August Capital, Tahoma Ventures, DCVC, Engineering Capital, Vistara Growth, Golub Capital, Gaingels, and Delta-v Capital. […]

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Gretel.ai, a platform for generating synthetic and privacy-preserving data, raises $50M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Gretel.ai, a platform for generating synthetic and privacy-preserving data, today announced that it raised $50 million in a series B led by Anthos Capital with participation from Section 32, Greylock, and Moonshots Capital. The funds bring the company’s total raised […]

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Pluribus, which develops software-defined networking software, raises $20M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Pluribus Networks, an open networking and software-defined networking (SDN) startup, today announced that it raised $20 million in a funding round led by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The company says the proceeds will be used to bolster R&D for multiple […]

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Zero trust and UES lead Gartner’s 2021 Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! A surge toward remote work has caused enterprise device inventories to grow in ways no one anticipated. That coincided with a drastic jump in endpoint cybersecurity threats. This is the compelling backdrop to Gartner’s latest Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security. […]

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Databricks acquires 8080 Labs to bolster its low-code offerings

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Databricks today announced a startup company acquisition to bolster its platform for big data analytics. With the purchase of German tech firm 8080 Labs, the Frankfurt-based operation behind the low- and no-code code data analysis tool Bamboolib, […]

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