IronSource acquires video and playable ad platform Luna Labs

Mobile advertising company ironSource is announcing its second acquisition of the year — Luna Labs, a startup that that’s built a platform allowing app developers to create and manage video and playable ads. When I first wrote about the start.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Sequoia Capital India’s Surge invests $2M in sales engagement platform Outplay

Sales engagement platforms (SEP) help sales teams automate and track the large number of tasks they need to do each day as they contact leads and home in on potential deals. Focused on small-to-medium-sized companies, SEP startup Outplay announced to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 42 min. ago

Microsoft Launches Power Fx, a New Open Source Low-Code Language

Microsoft today announced Power Fx, a new low-code language that "will become the standard for writing logic customization across Microsoft's own low-code Power Platform," reports TechCrunch. "[S]ince the company is open-sourcing the language, Micros.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 42 min. ago

Epic Games acquires parent company of Fall Guys developer Mediatonic

On Tuesday, Mediatonic received word that its runaway hit Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has been nominated for five BAFTA awards. Coincidentally, the news came at right about the same time that Epic Games announced the completion of a deal to pick up.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 13 min. ago

Best cheap video game deals for March 2021: games, consoles, and gaming accessories

Here are the best gaming deals for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch that are available for February 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Microsoft unveils Mesh for AR/VR meetings

Microsoft shows off a new AR/VR meeting platform, Uber spins out a robotics startup and Compass files to go public. This is your Daily Crunch for March 2, 2021. The big story: Microsoft unveils Mesh for AR/VR meetings Mesh is a platform that allows f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

Twitch backtracks after outcry for using "gender neutral" term "womxn"

The streaming platform said it had changed its spelling of "women" to be more gender neutral......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

Dana acquires electronics and software provider Pi Innovo

The move adds a "strong library" of turnkey EV application software, vehicle level controllers and auxiliary controllers to Dana's business......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 42 min. ago

Microsoft"s Dream of Decentralized IDs Enters the Real World

For years, tech companies have touted blockchain technology as a means to develop identity systems that are secure and decentralized. The goal is to build a platform that could store information about official data without holding the actual document.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 14 min. ago

Amazon’s GameOn app, a platform for sharing mobile gaming clips, launches on iOS

Mobile gaming hasn’t seen the same demand for streaming content in the past as desktop has, but Amazon sees a market there to extend Twitch’s dominance. After launching on Android back in November, the company’s mobile streaming cen.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 13 min. ago

Retail Zipline raises $30M as it helps retailers adapt to the pandemic

When I first wrote about Retail Zipline in 2019, the startup was focused on building a communication platform that would help corporate decision-makers in retail communicate with individual stores. As you’d probably guess, the startup saw some chan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 13 min. ago

The best fantasy movies on Amazon Prime

From fairy tale to mythic mainstream fare, the fantasy genre is alive and well on Amazon Prime. Here's a roundup of our favorite fantasy films on the platform......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 42 min. ago

Hands-on with Microsoft Mesh: I handed someone a whale shark, and it was awesome

Microsoft has unveiled Mesh, a cross-technology platform that lets app developers build persistent virtual environments. Thanks to Hololens, I tested it out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 42 min. ago

Maestro nets $15 million for its interactive commerce, community and engagement tools for livestreams

Making money on livestreams has never been easier thanks to a suite of tools from the Los Angeles-based startup Maestro, which just nabbed $15 million in financing to grow its business. As video commerce becomes the norm and entertainers, brands, bus.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 13 min. ago

Airbyte raises $5.2M for its open-source data integration platform

Airbyte, an open-source data integration platform, today announced that it has raised a $5.2 million seed funding round led by Accel. Other investors include Y Combinator, 8VC, Segment co-founder Calvin French-Owen, former Cloudera GM Charles Zedlews.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft debuts its AR/VR meetings platform Mesh

Today, at a special AR/VR focused event held inside its virtual reality community platform Altspace, Microsoft showcased a new product aiming to provide their AR HoloLens platform and VR Windows Mixed Reality platform with a shared platform for meeti.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 13 min. ago

Polymerization process of hydrogel microspheres on video

Aqueous free-radical precipitation polymerization is one of the most useful methods to prepare uniformly sized hydrogel microspheres (microgels), and an understanding of the polymerization mechanism is crucial to control the structure or physicochemi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 13 min. ago

Instacart raises $265M at a $39B valuation

On-demand grocery delivery platform Instacart has raises a $265 million funding ground from existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, D1 Capital Partners and others. The new funding, which, like its past few rounds, isn̵.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 41 min. ago

Looped raises $7.7M to expand its interactive live event platform

Live events in the age of Covid-19 have largely been moved into the virtual world: we buy tickets (or simply click on a link), go to a site or app, and watch the action unfold on a screen. Your seat or mine might be just as good as that of any other.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 41 min. ago

Vestiaire Collective raises $216 million for its second-hand fashion platform

Vestiaire Collective announced a new funding round. The company has raised $216 million, or €178 million — it has reached a valuation above $1 billion, making it a unicorn. French fashion and luxury group Kering is leading the round with Tiger G.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft launches Power Fx, a new open source low-code language

Microsoft today announced Power Fx, a new low-code language that takes its cues from Excel formulas. Power Fx will become the standard for writing logic customization across Microsoft’s own low-code Power Platform, but since the company is open.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 13 min. ago