American Startup News for 24 Apr 2017
GUEST: Enterprise companies comprise a $3.4 trillion market worldwide of which an increasingly larger share is being allocated to artificial intelligence technologies. By our definition,... “enterprise” technology companies create tools for workplace roles and functions that a large number of businesses use. For example, Salesforce is the primary enterprise software used by sales professionals in a company. […]
Maribel Lara makes up one-fourth of the Office of the CEO at VaynerMedia, but before her time there she learned the importance of hustling, prioritizing yourself and being proud of your roots.
Summit creates gatherings of global leaders, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and artists to effect positive change in the world. Here, four of Summit's female directors share how they've aligned their... careers with their life purpose -- and how you can, too.
Can you mathematicize art? We dive into that question and lots more with physicist, engineer and master origami artist Dr. Robert J. Lang, who merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern... origami.
Despite its world-famous engineering and design talent, Japan hasn't produced the number of world-class tech companies we could expect. Physical computing--the integration of sensors, micro-computers... and connectivity in the physical world--is going to be even bigger, and a chance for Japan.
Netflix has announced that it intends to raise $1 billion via a senior note debt offering for “general corporate purposes,” which includes “content acquisitions, capital expenditures,... investments, working capital and potential acquisitions and strategic transactions,” according to a statement issued by the company. The news comes six months to the day after Netflix announced an […]
Alibaba's Jack Ma is predicting decades of social upheaval and "pain" across the globe as the internet spreads its disruption through traditional industries. "In the next 30 years, the world's pain... will be much greater than its happiness," Ma told a Chinese entrepreneurial conference over the weekend. "Social conflicts over the next 30 years will […]
The German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.
PRESS RELEASE: Exosite LLC, leading provider in the Internet of Things (IoT) platform market, today announced that its IoT software platform, Murano, and its IoT marketplace, Exchange, are key... technology components powering the Voice of the Machine®...
EXCLUSIVE: Hewlett-Packard is putting on its headsets. One of the world’s oldest technology companies is investing in the fledgling virtual reality market by becoming an investor in The Venture... Reality Fund. The exact amount wasn’t disclosed. But HP Tech Ventures, the new corporate venture arm of HP, has joined as an investor The VR Fund, which […]
A chatbot would never lie to you, right? That's what I wanted to find out when I tested a Facebook Messenger chatbot for the 2017 Kia Niro crossover, which recently won the Guinness Book of World... Records for the lowest fuel consumption for a hybrid vehicle. (It was an interesting competition, because two people drove across […]
The percentage of people who prefer watching TV shows on televisions plummeted 55 percent from 52 percent to 23 percent in the past year, according a survey by Accenture. Laptops and desktops have... overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture’s 2017 Digital Consumer Survey. That’s an astounding change in sentiment in […]
REVIEW: I’ve said before that gaming laptops are starting to make a lot of sense once again, but that’s only if the companies that manufacturer these products take advantage of breakthrough... technologies from partners like AMD, Nvidia, and Intel. That brings us to the $1,800 MSI GT62VR, which straddles some of the lines that separate old gaming […]
GUEST: Walk into any airport bar in the world and you'll hear stories of business trips gone awry. According to the Global Business Travel Association, roughly 488 million business trips are taken... each year. Inevitably, time on these trips is spent waiting for delayed flights and standing in long lines at check-ins and rental car kiosks. […]
We’re looking for an experienced reporter to help lead our coverage of artificial intelligence. As startups and big corporations invest money and talent into AI, VentureBeat aims to cover both the... broad ways AI will change life as we know it and the technical infrastructure underpinning it. As VentureBeat's AI reporter, you'll help define our daily coverage of AI […]
Hardware isn't growing, while software is struggling to pay wages that can entice Taiwan's university-educated talent, according to industry researchers.