Both the Heartland and the West Coast saw a decrease in new VC funds in 2017

Both the Heartland and the West Coast noticed a lower in new VC funds in 2017

There’s an oft-cited statistic that 75 percent of all U.S. venture capital goes to only three states: New York, California, and Massachusetts. When three states take up such a big portion of the $84 billion that was invested in enterprise capital final 12 months, indicators of progress happening in different states or cities — the […]

OpenSignal: Wi-Fi use drops as U.S. carriers embrace unlimited mobile data plans

OpenSignal: Wi-Fi use drops as U.S. carriers embrace limitless cell knowledge plans

U.S. cell phone customers are slowly decreasing their reliance on Wi-Fi as carriers proceed to ramp up their limitless knowledge choices. That’s in accordance with knowledge from OpenSignal, which just lately published its second Wi-Fi versus mobile data report. The research appears to be like at shifts in knowledge consumption for the “big 4” carriers as […]

Amazon is reportedly planning ‘Vesta’ home robot for 2019

Amazon is reportedly planning ‘Vesta’ dwelling robotic for 2019

Amazon’s subsequent main shopper product may very well be much more bold than Echo audio system and Fire tablets, in response to a brand new Bloomberg report: The firm is alleged to be engaged on a home robotic codenamed “Vesta” after the Roman goddess of household, fireplace, and residential. Vesta is alleged to be a number of […]

Heptio launches Gimbal to help enterprises load balance Kubernetes and OpenStack

Heptio launches Gimbal to assist enterprises load stability Kubernetes and OpenStack

Heptio and Yahoo Japan subsidiary Actapio right this moment introduced a new open source project known as Gimbal that goals to assist enterprises load stability community visitors in hybrid environments, together with Kubernetes clusters and OpenStack deployments. The new software program will assist route requests between multi-tenant Kubernetes clusters and legacy OpenStack environments, one thing that’s […]

AT&T lays 5G groundwork in 117 additional U.S. markets

AT&T lays 5G groundwork in 117 extra U.S. markets

Despite some preliminary makes an attempt to downplay AT&T’s launch of “5G Evolution” providers as advertising puffery, upgrades to current 4G community are a mandatory prerequisite earlier than 5G providers can launch. To that finish, the service announced at the moment that it has upgraded components of 117 extra markets with 5G Evolution providers, bringing […]

With Alexa Skill Blueprints, Amazon leaves Apple’s Siri in the dust

With Alexa Skill Blueprints, Amazon leaves Apple’s Siri within the mud

Evidence that Amazon’s Alexa has neutralized Siri’s early lead within the race to popularize AI assistants has been mounting for months. But this morning’s announcement of Alexa Skill Blueprints — a manner for common folks to develop Alexa’s talents with personalised expertise — now means that Amazon has pulled too far forward for Apple to meaningfully shut […]

VCs hold contest for best augmented reality pitch

VCs maintain contest for greatest augmented actuality pitch

Twenty-seven enterprise capital funds and buyers are uniting to carry the Global AR Online Pitch Event, a contest geared toward figuring out stellar augmented actuality startups. The successful contestant will seemingly obtain an funding from the group. Gree’s funding fund, dubbed the GFR Fund, organized the occasion with Super Ventures and the Venture Reality Fund. […]

Netflix brings 30-second video previews to mobile

Netflix brings 30-second video previews to cellular

Netflix is introducing video previews to its cellular app from immediately, giving customers a fast method of assessing whether or not a film or TV present will likely be to their liking. The video-streaming big quietly announced the characteristic at an occasion final month, but it surely’s rolling out from immediately, first for iOS customers […]