Sydney’s SafetyCulture raises $46 million, with Australian VC investments on track for record year

Index Ventures raises $1.65 billion for two new funds

Venture capital (VC) agency Index Ventures has announced a whopping $1.65 billion in funds because it targets world startups at numerous phases. The cash is break up throughout two pots — $650 million for the agency’s ninth enterprise fund (geared toward earlier stage startups), and $1 billion for its fourth progress fund (geared towards “scale […]

Byton’s car of the future will be a ‘next-gen smart device’

Byton’s automobile of the longer term will probably be a ‘next-gen good system’

“We think it was perfect what Steve Jobs said a decade ago, that a revolution of the user interface will change everything,” stated Henrik Wenders, advertising VP of China-based automotive startup Byton. “So just like the iPhone put the entire mobile phone industry upside down, we predict that we have to interpret this strategy for […]

Samsung profits slow due to weak smartphone sales

Samsung earnings sluggish as a consequence of weak smartphone gross sales

(Reuters) — South Korean tech large Samsung Electronics estimated on Friday earnings grew on the slowest tempo in additional than a 12 months within the second quarter, as analysts mentioned weak smartphone gross sales doubtless offset document excessive chip earnings. Samsung shares fell 2 p.c because the steerage gave buyers perception into how badly the […]

iPad support for Animoji was discovered in a beta version of iOS 12, and will require a new tablet with a TrueDepth camera.

Apple registers 5 new Macs and 5 new iPads in Eurasia

An array of latest iPads and Macs could possibly be simply across the nook, as Apple has simply registered 5 new iPads and 5 new Macs with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). As found by Consomac, the registrations notably embrace Apple working system variations that recommend a near-term launch. On July four, Apple registered new tablets […]

Albert Technologies raises $18 million for AI platform that automates marketing campaigns

Albert Technologies raises $18 million for AI platform that automates advertising campaigns

In case you missed the memo, synthetic intelligence (AI) is now encroaching into nearly each side of our lives, from recruitment and cybersecurity to ecommerce and even reputation management. But creativity is among the final remaining vestiges of human endeavor that’s secure from the bony claws of algorithmic automation… for a way lengthy, although, is […]

Baidu and China Mobile partner on AI and 5G, focusing on self-driving cars

Baidu companions with Intel’s Mobileye to reinforce Apollo self-driving platform

Chinese tech behemoth Baidu is ramping up manufacturing of its self-driving automotive platform. Today on the 2018 Baidu Create developer convention in Beijing, the corporate introduced it’s partnering with Intel to combine and deploy Israeli developer Mobileye’s expertise into Project Apollo, Baidu’s autonomous car resolution. Specifically, Baidu stated that it’ll merge Mobileye’s Responsibility-Sensitive Safety (RSS) mannequin into […]