Global Startup News for 11 Dec 2018
PayPal is opening its Xoom international money transfer service outside the U.S. starting with Canada. More markets will be added in the coming months.
Glen Schofield, cocreator of several Call of Duty games, said he was leaving Sledgehammer Games, which he started in 2009 with Michael Condrey.
The Rainbow Six: Siege Year 4 pass will get you access to all eight operators that Ubisoft plans to release throughout 2019.
Amy Hennig will get the lifetime achievement award at the annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) in March 2019.
Grand Theft Auto Online's newest update, Arena War, is out today. It adds seven new game modes based around car combat.
IBM's new converged system -- SpectrumAI, produced in partnership with Nvidia -- achieves the highest performance of any platform tested.
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 is being held this week in Seattle. Here is everything that was announced related to Kubernetes and microservices.
Founded in 2012, Coffee Meets Bagel is releasing a new logo and new profile design as it attempts to ward off online dating fatigue.
The Box for G Suite integration is being launched with general availability for all users from today, with a full rollout expected by mid-January 2019.
Adobe Sign users can now solicit IDs from signers, thanks to a new update. And Adobe Acrobat DC now supports Microsoft Information Protection.
If price is no object, this enterprise-class 5K VR solution will give you everything from an ultra-wide field of view to integrated eye and hand tracking.
Work-life balance is more important to U.S. student developers than any other early career goal, according to HackerRank's Student Developer Report 2018.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is your most important line of defense to keep your data and browsing activity safe from both hackers.
Regional pricing for Apple products has always varied from U.S. MSRPs, but Egyptian consumers are paying as much as 50 percent more than their neighbors.
Popular GIF search engine Giphy is rolling out deeper integration with your iPhone keyboard, along with a new tool for making stickers.
LogDNA, a startup whose eponymous log-analyzing product is now used by more than 2,000 customers, has raised $25 million.
Amazon has developed AI that helps Alexa determine whether a user is referring to a book, movie, or other domain and has already begun integrating the work.
Mozilla has released Firefox 64 with a Contextual Feature Recommender (CFR), multiple tab organization, and better scrolling on Android.
Robot Cache has signed up 22 publishers with 700 games for its alternative PC app store powered by blockchain technology.
T-Mobile has talked up its plans to launch high-speed 5G cellular services in the U.S., but its first commercial 5G launch turned out to be smaller scale.
InVision, a digital design platform for prototyping software products, has raised $115 million in a series F round of funding led by Spark Capital.
HubSpot Ventures will be a $30 million venture fund for investing in seed, Series A, and Series B companies.
AppOnBoard has raised $30 million to fuel its expansion, thanks it part to the success of its "try now" button on the Google Play store.
Microsoft and National Geographic have jointly awarded AI for Earth Innovation Grants to teams investigating climate, water, agriculture, and biodiversity.
An outside auditor couldn't find evidence of supposed Chinese spy chips implanted in Super Micro motherboards, either current or sold to Apple and Amazon.