Forecast, a new project from Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is launching today to build a community around predictions. The iOS app will allow users to ask questions and then use in-app points to make predictions about what might happen in the future. Users can also create, discuss and view these crowdsourced predictions. At […] …Continue Reading

Flip the “days since the last Twitter security incident” back to zero. Twitter said Tuesday that it has emailed its business customers, such as those who advertise on the site, to warn that their information may have been compromised in a security lapse. The social network giant said that business users’ billing information was inadvertently […] …Continue Reading

It’s the company that just can’t catch a break! In a new SEC filing this morning Luckin Coffee, the embattled China-based and American-listed coffee chain that has become embroiled in scandal, announced that the Nasdaq really wants it gone. According to the firm, the Nasdaq exchange where Luckin is listed sent “an additional written notice […] …Continue Reading

In the chip game, more is usually better and to that end, Ampere announced the next chip on its product roadmap today, the Altra Max, a 128 core processor, the company says is designed specifically to handle cloud native, containerized workloads. What’s more, the company has designed the chip, so that it will fit in […] …Continue Reading

New York City was an initial U.S. hotspot for the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s also one of the most expensive cities in the world — so you might think startups would be anxious to leave. However, when we surveyed a number of New York-based venture capitalists, they seemed bullish about the city’s future as a […] …Continue Reading

Salesforce has a bunch of announcements coming out of the virtual Trailheadx conference taking place later this week, starting today with some new developer tools. The goal of these tools is to give developers a more modern way of creating applications on top of the Salesforce platform. Perhaps the most interesting of the three being […] …Continue Reading

As chatbots and other AI-based services like interactive voice apps continue to become more ubiquitous, a startup that’s built software to help create and — critically — improve how they work over time is announcing a significant funding round to continue expanding its business. Rasa, which has developed an open source-based platform for developers to […] …Continue Reading

BrightInsight, which makes a toolkit and dashboard for digital medical devices and therapeutics focused on compliance with international regulations around healthcare, has raised $40 million in its latest round of financing, the company said.  The latest round comes only two years after the company’s launch and a year since it raised $25 million from New […] …Continue Reading