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Blickfeld scores $4.25M seed round to let autonomous vehicles ‘see’

Startup News - 4 hours 29 min ago
 Blickfeld, a Munich-based startup developing a low-cost light detection and ranging (LiDAR) system to let autonomous vehicles “see,” has raised $4.25 million in seed funding. Read More
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iAdvize raises $37.6 million for its customer engagement platform

Startup News - 6 hours 28 min ago
 French startup iAdvize raised another $37.6 million (€32 million) from Idinvest, Bpifrance and Quadrille Capital. The company wants to convert casual website visitors into clients. Thanks to iAdvize, companies can track what you’re doing and engage with you to convince you that you should open a bank account, buy a coat or upgrade your subscription. With today’s funding round,… Read More
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Automated video creation startup Wibbitz raises $20M

Startup News - 7 hours 29 min ago
 Wibbitz, which uses artificial intelligence to create short videos based on text news stories, has raised $20 million in Series C funding. The money comes from some of big names in the media world, with Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (a subsidiary of German media conglomerate Bertelsmann) leading the round and participation from The Weather Channel, The Associated Press and TF1.… Read More
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UK Broadband Switchers Discouraged by Fear of Phone Number Loss

Google News - VoIP - 12 hours 37 min ago
The good news is that more people are now viewing their Mobile number as a primary contact or using VoIP in order to maintain greater control, which ...
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Shift Technology raises another $28 million to prevent fraudulent insurance claims

Startup News - 13 hours 28 min ago
 Shift Technology is raising a Series B round of $28 million from Accel and General Catalyst. Accel had already led the company’s previous round. Existing investors Elaia Partners and Iris Capital are also participating in today’s round. And it seems like the startup has grown quite a lot since my last article. Shift Technology has now processed more than 100 million claims and… Read More
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N26 announces plans to launch in the US by mid-2018

Startup News - 14 hours 27 min ago
 European fintech startup N26 has plans to expand beyond Europe. The company’s co-founder and CEO Valentin Stalf is announcing today at the Money20/20 conference that N26 is going to launch in the U.S. around mid-2018 and has hired a handful of people who are already working in New York. Read More
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HPE to Stop Selling Commodity Servers to Hyper-Scale Cloud Companies

Web Hosting Industry News - 15 hours 25 min ago
Says will focus on higher-end hardware sales to enterprises and hyper-scalers
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Global <b>VoIP</b> Services Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Google News - VoIP - 15 hours 47 min ago
The report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the VoIP services market. Its helps sourcing professionals ...
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DCS Telecom Ltd Introducing the new and innovative <b>VoIP</b> Phones and IP Phones

Google News - VoIP - 18 hours 3 min ago
It is important that all businesses have quality VoIP Phone Systems that DCS Telecom Ltd can provide. DCS Telecom Ltd provides an integrated ...
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Third Time the Charm for One Horizon Group Inc (NASDAQ:OHGI)?

Google News - VoIP - 18 hours 25 min ago
It offers retail smartphone VoIP, messaging, and advertising service under the Aishuo brand name; and software maintenance services. One Horizon ...
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Heartland startups finally strike back

Startup News - 18 hours 44 min ago
 A year ago the Midwest seemed on the cusp of a renaissance. Small towns and cities from Pittsburgh to Omaha had perfected the YC model of accelerator creation and low-cost/high-impact funding. The ecosystems have cropped up everywhere there is a coffee shop or an artisanal sandwich truck and the idea of “doing a startup” vs. going to work for some corporate behemoth is a well-worn… Read More
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Hearsay acquires Mast Mobile’s tech for adding work numbers and CRM integration on your smartphone

Startup News - 19 hours 28 min ago
 Hearsay Systems is announcing that it has acquired technology and intellectual property from Mast Mobile. The Mast service allowed businesses to manage work and personal numbers on a single mobile phone, and to connect those phones to their customer database. It was backed by Samsung, FirstMark Capital and others. Hearsay, meanwhile, offers marketing and communication tools for the… Read More
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Affirm launches app to break purchases into monthly payments

Startup News - 20 hours 29 min ago
 Affirm is rolling out an app to make it easier to pay for large purchases in monthly payments. The concept has been in beta testing and it is now being made available widely. The company was started by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin.  He believes that his business promotes better fiscal responsibility than traditional credit cards. He says Affirm’s business is different from the… Read More
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Watch the Amazon HQ2 video pitches from Detroit, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philly, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and DFW

Startup News - 2017, October 23 - 11:59pm
 Cities, regions and states are throwing everything at Amazon in the hopes the giant company will pick them to house its second headquarters. Amazon says 238 cities submitted proposals and many cities included sizzle videos in their pitch. Here are the videos from Detroit, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Dallas and Fort Worth. Each are different. Some show building… Read More
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Singapore-based Zuzu gets $2M seed to help small hotels compete with big chains

Startup News - 2017, October 23 - 11:57pm
 Independently-owned hotels sometimes fall through the cracks of the hospitality industry because they struggle to compete with major chains, but don’t belong on Airbnb or HomeAway. Zuzu Hospitality Solutions bridges the gap in Asia by providing essential revenue management and marketing services to small hotels while allowing them preserve their own brands. The Singapore-based startup… Read More
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TransferWise changes fees for GBP transfers, introduces complicated flat transaction fees

Startup News - 2017, October 23 - 11:25pm
 Fintech startup TransferWise has built a solid reputation when it comes to transparency. The startup just announced new fees for transfers initiated from the U.K. And it’s quite hard to understand if transfers are going to be cheaper or not after the change. The company claims that in most cases transfers should be cheaper. But it’s a bit more complicated than that. TransferWise… Read More
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WeWork acquires Flatiron School

Startup News - 2017, October 23 - 10:54pm
 WeWork, the behemoth co-working company valued at $20 billion, has today announced the acquisition of Flatiron School. Flatiron School is a coding education platform that offers both online and offline classes to folks who want a career in the world of tech. The coding academy was launched in 2012 and has raised more than $14 million since inception, according to Crunchbase. The terms of the… Read More
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Nested raises another £36M to help you buy a new house before you sell your old one

Startup News - 2017, October 23 - 10:50pm
 Nested, the U.K. estate agent that provides a cash advance to help you buy a new house before you’ve sold your old one, has raised £36 million in further funding. The round was led by Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital, and brings the less than two year old startup’s total funding to just shy of £50 million. Read More
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Florida Man Gets 16 Months Over Bitcoin Bank Hacker Scheme

Web Hosting Industry News - 2017, October 23 - 10:44pm
A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison for helping run an illegal Bitcoin exchange suspected of laundering money for a group of hackers.
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VTech Announces Sponsorship of 2017 BroadSoft Connections Show

Google News - VoIP - 2017, October 23 - 9:56pm
No VoIP phone vendor led all competitors in all 10 customer satisfaction measurements, according to a recent survey of 10 top SIP phone vendors by ...
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