New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites

New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites

 LinkedIn is giving businesses a new way to see what kinds of audiences they’re attracting with their marketing efforts. The Website Demographics tool allows businesses to break down their website visitors across eight categories including job title, industry, company and location. After all, that’s the kind of data that we’re all providing as LinkedIn users. To connect that… Read More

Tencent backs Indian education startup BYJU’s at a valuation of $800 million

Tencent backs Indian education startup BYJU’s at a valuation of $800 million

 Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued tech company, has continued to invest in India after it backed online education service BYJU’s. The startup that includes the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Sequoia among its investors. The size of the investment has not been disclosed, but a source close to the deal told TechCrunch that it values BYJU’s around the $800 million mark. Tencent… Read More

Yelp adds C-section rates and other stats for all baby delivery hospitals in California

Yelp adds C-section rates and other stats for all baby delivery hospitals in California

 Having a baby and want to know if your hospital is particularly C-section happy? Yelp aims to make that process a bit easier with the addition of a new maternity care rate feature. Expectant mothers have been able to get similar information about the maternity care of a particular hospital from state websites already but the information is often hard to find. Yelp, which rolled the feature… Read More

Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company’s first working car elevator

Elon Musk shares footage of The Boring Company’s first working car elevator

 Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting closer to becoming a reality.
The businessman conceived the idea in December in response to the pain of clogged up roads and traffic jams, and it has begun to take shape thanks to work carried out this summer.
The basic idea is that underground tunnels can transport vehicles from A to B more quickly and efficiently than roads, with no time wasted… Read More

Cleo, a chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, raises £2M led by LocalGlobe

Cleo, a chatbot that wants to replace your banking apps, raises £2M led by LocalGlobe

 Cleo, the London-based fintech startup that offers an AI-powered chatbot to help you manage your finances, has closed £2 million in further funding, adding to an impressive list of backers that already includes Skype founder Niklas Zennström. The new round is led by LocalGlobe, the seed VC firm founded by father and son duo Robin and Saul Klein, with participation from a number of… Read More

Vicarious gets another $50 million to expand its research team and build smarter robots

Vicarious gets another $50 million to expand its research team and build smarter robots

 Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg might not be able to agree about much when it comes to AI these days, but the pair do seem to see the same potential in Vicarious, a startup applying unsupervised learning techniques to robots. Musk and Zuckerberg were two of the early backers of Vicarious. The startup announced that it raised an additional $50 million in financing this morning (via… Read More




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