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Mendix Updates Low-Code Platform, Thoma Bravo Buys Proofpoint for $12.3B and More News

Thoma Bravo bets big on cybersecurity in Proofpoint buy, Salesforce introduces integrated learning with Salesforce Learning Paths and more news. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireMay 4th, 2021

From bootstrapped to a $2.1B valuation, ReCharge raises $227M for subscription management platform

ReCharge, a provider of subscription management software for e-commerce, announced today that it has raised $227 million in a Series B growth round at a $2.1 billion valuation.  Summit Partners, ICONIQ Growth and Bain Capital Ventures provided the c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News53 min. ago

ifeel, another well-being platform that blends self-care tools with 1-2-1 therapy, scores $6.6M

If the pandemic has been good for anything it’s been good for the therapy business and for startups targeting mental health, with VCs kept very busy signing checks. To wit, here’s another one: Madrid-based ifeel has bagged €5.5 million.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Kahoot acquires Clever, the US-based edtech portal, for up to $500M

Kahoot, the popular Oslo-based edtech company that has built a big business out of gamifiying education and creating a platform for users to build their own learning games, is making an acquisition to double down on K-12 education and its opportuniti.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Twitter tells users to be nice and think twice before replying

The social media platform will prompt users to review "potentially harmful or offensive" replies......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

College Student Sues Proctorio After Source Code Copyright Claim

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against the remote testing company Proctorio on behalf of Miami University student Erik Johnson. The Verge reports: The lawsuit is intended to "quash a campaign of harassment designed to un.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

Twitter’s latest robo-nag will flag “harmful” language before you post

Follows Twitter's effort to make you read the news before you share it. Enlarge / Before you tweet, you might be asked if you meant to be so rude. (credit: Getty Images / Sam Machkovech) Want to know exactly what Twitter's fleet of text-combin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

The Daily Crunch: Peloton share price falls 14% after product recall and data breach; CEO apologizes

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

Toshiba C350 Fire TV does 4K, Dolby Vision, starting at $350

Fans of Amazon's Fire TV streaming platform now have another choice when it comes to an all-in-one smart TV. The Toshiba C350 Series is an affordable 4K HDR TV......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 53 min. ago

Facebook tried to punt the Trump decision. That backfired

The Facebook Oversight Board was designed to make some of Facebook's most difficult decisions for the company. But on Wednesday the board put one of the biggest dilemmas facing the platform back on Facebook and company CEO Mark Zuckerberg......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News18 hr. 53 min. ago

Facebook launches Neighborhoods, a Nextdoor clone

Facebook is launching a new section of its app designed to connect neighbors and curate neighborhood-level news. The new feature, predictably called Neighborhoods, is available now in Canada and will be rolling out soon for U.S. users to test. As we.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Phrase match is now the same across Microsoft Advertising and Google Ads; Wednesday’s daily brief

Plus, nearly half of TikTok users have purchased something they saw on the platform Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Knowledge-as-a-service’ platform Lynk announces collaboration with UBS

Lynk announced today that its “knowledge-as-a-service” platform will be integrated into UBS’ investment process. The collaboration means the banking giant’s research analysts and institutional clients, including hedge funds, private equity fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

Analysis: Sorry, Zuckerberg. Facebook will have to make a decision on Trump

The Facebook Oversight Board was designed to make some of Facebook's most difficult decisions for the company. But on Wednesday the board put one of the biggest dilemmas facing the platform back on Facebook and company CEO Mark Zuckerberg......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News21 hr. 53 min. ago

Trump"s Facebook Ban Should Not Be Lifted, Network"s Oversight Board Rules

Donald Trump's Facebook account should not be reinstated, the social media giant's oversight board said on Wednesday, barring an imminent return to the platform. From a report: However, the board has punted the final decision over Trump's account bac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 21 min. ago

Facebook Oversight Board upholds Donald Trump"s suspension from the platform

Facebook can keep blocking former President Donald Trump from using its platform, the social network's court-like Oversight Board said Wednesday in a landmark move that affirmed the company's decision to issue the suspension after the January 6 US C.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News22 hr. 21 min. ago

“Knowledge-as-a-service” platform Lynk announces collaboration with UBS

Lynk announced today that its “knowledge-as-a-service” platform will be integrated into UBS’ investment process. The collaboration means the banking giant’s research analysts and institutional clients, including hedge funds, private equity fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Cymulate nabs $45M to test and improve cybersecurity defenses via attack simulations

With cybercrime on course to be a $6 trillion problem this year, organizations are throwing ever more resources at the issue to avoid being a target. Now, a startup that’s built a platform to help them stress-test the investments that they have.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Disqus facing $3M fine in Norway for tracking users without consent

Disqus, a commenting plugin that’s used by a number of news websites and which can share user data for ad targeting purposes, has got into hot water in Norway for tracking users without their consent. The local data protection agency said today.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Kenya’s Lami raises $1.8M to scale API insurance platform across Africa

Africa’s insurance market stands at a 3% penetration rate, per a McKinsey study in 2018 comparing six insurance regions on the continent. If the South African market is excluded, this number drops to a measly 1.12%. Unlike other parts of the wo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

StudySmarter books $15M for a global ‘personalized learning’ push

More money for the edtech boom: Munich-based StudySmarter, which makes digital tools to help learners of all ages swat up — styling itself as a ‘lifelong learning platform’ — has closed a $15 million Series A. The round is led.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021