Stampli raises $25 million in Series B to bring AI to invoice management

Posted on: June 30, 2020, in Blog

Stampli, the Mountain View-based company looking to automate invoice management, has today announced the close of a $25 million Series B round. The funding round was led by SignalFire, with participation from existing investors such as Hillsven Capital and Bloomberg Beta, as well as new investors such as NextWorld Capital. Stampli launched in 2015 to […]

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Microsofts Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses

Posted on: June 26, 2020, in Blog

At its annual Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla., Microsoft today announced a major new Azure service for enterprises: Azure Synapse Analytics, which Microsoft describes as “the next evolution of Azure SQL Data Warehouse.” Like SQL Data Warehouse, it aims to bridge the gap between data warehouses and data lakes, which are often completely separate. Synapse […]

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Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay

Posted on: June 22, 2020, in Blog

Square. Venmo. PayPal. Apple Pay. Google Pay. There’s really no shortage of ways to give people money via your phone, but that — nor growing calls that the company is already getting too damned big — isn’t stopping Facebook. Facebook has just announced Facebook Pay, a single payment system that ties into all of the […]

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An early look at eFounders next batch of enterprise SaaS startups

Posted on: June 16, 2020, in Blog

European startup studio eFounders recently reached a portfolio valuation of $1 billion across 23 companies. And the company doesn’t want to stop there, as it is currently launching three new companies and products. While software-as-a-service companies are trendy, eFounders has been exploring this space for a few years now. The company regularly comes up with […]

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Google Chrome to identify and label slow websites

Posted on: June 11, 2020, in Blog

Is it the web page that’s slow or is it your network connection? In the future, Google’s Chrome web browser may have an answer for you. Google announced today a plan to identify and label websites that typically load slowly by way of clear badging. The company says it may later choose to identify sites […]

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Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands, and outfits

Posted on: June 5, 2020, in Blog

The latest research out of Facebook sets machine learning models to tasks that, to us, seem rather ordinary — but for a computer are still monstrously difficult. These projects aim to anonymize faces, improvise hand movements, and — perhaps hardest of all — give credible fashion advice. The research here was presented recently at the […]

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Salesforce announces new content management system

Posted on: June 1, 2020, in Blog

Salesforce has its fingers in a lot of parts of the customer experience, so why not content management? Today, the company announced a brand new tool called Salesforce Content Management System, which it says is designed from the ground up to deliver a quality customer experience across multiple channels. The idea is to provide a […]

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