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DispatchTrack collects $ 144 million to optimize delivery routes with AI

Logistics startup DispatchTrack announced today that it raised $ 144 million in the company’s first round of financing. CEO Satish Natarajan says it will be used to support product research and development, as well as business, segment and geographic expansion. The logistics market is an increasingly attractive investment in view of the new corona virus pandemic. According to DispatchTrack, growth …

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DispatchTrack, a last mile logistics platform, brings in $ 144 million with its first funding – TechCrunch

The current state of our COVID-19 world has more than ever underlined the need for reliable delivery and e-commerce services: Consumers who seek protection locally buy more than ever online and have items brought directly to their homes. Retailers desperately need platforms to manage, sell, and deliver their goods over the Internet – for many, this is now the only …

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Intel is working with Penn Medicine to develop a collaborative learning brain tumor classifier

On the occasion of Brain Tumor Education Month, Intel today announced the details of a program funded by the National Institutes of Health that AI will use to identify brain tumors while maintaining privacy. Together with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine), the company will coordinate an association of 29 international medical centers in …

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Electronic Arts is moving the game book for purely digital esport events

Like everyone else in sports, electronic arts were forced to turn to digital events due to the corona virus. While sports companies have had to withdraw from traditional sports, EA and others have shifted their efforts to pure online events in the short term. With the cancellation of professional baseball and tires, esports has the opportunity to attract more attention …

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Drone Racing League launches flight simulator competition on NBC

Today, the Drone Racing League announced the launch of the DRL SIM Racing Cup, a competition that takes place entirely in the DRL SIM flight simulator. Professional drone pilots, piloting drones at 90 mph, navigate the virtual environment in a competition broadcast on the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). The first flights will start in the Pacific on Saturday at 11:30 …

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Logitech sales increase as remote drives demand PC peripherals

(Reuters) – Logitech International reported 13.6% sales growth in the fourth quarter on Tuesday as more people used their products from home due to the coronavirus crisis. Logitech, a manufacturer of webcams, keyboards, mice, and video conferencing equipment and software, announced that fourth quarter sales increased to $ 709.2 million, compared to $ 624.3 million a year earlier. Non-GAAP operating …

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PlayPlay brings in € 10 million to help brands easily produce high quality video content – TechCrunch

PlayPlay, the Paris-based startup behind a video creation tool that communication, marketing and social media teams can use to produce high-quality video content “in minutes”, has raised 10 million euros in funding. At the top of the A series is Balderton Capital with the participation of Point Nine and Kerala Ventures. PlayPlay was founded in 2017 by former Eurosport social …

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Tim Hortons eyeing Chinese coffee drinkers with Tencent investment – TechCrunch

The Canadian coffee donut chain Tim Hortons has secured a heavyweight partner to drive expansion in China. The company announced on its social media account (in Chinese) on Tuesday that it had received funds from Tencent, the Chinese social networking and gaming giant, without announcing the amount of the proceeds. Tim Hortons did not immediately respond to TechCrunch’s request for …

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Construyo receives € 2 million for connecting the architecture, engineering and construction industries – TechCrunch

Construyo, a Berlin-based startup that offers a “holistic” project management service that connects the architecture, engineering and construction industry (AEC), has raised EUR 2 million in start-up capital. The round is led by Talis Capital and follows € 300,000 previously supported by Florian Swoboda, founder of Liberty Ventures; Florian Leibert, founder of D2iQ, and Jan Kanieß, co-founder of Payone. Construyo …

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David Brevik and Bill Wang open game publisher Skystone

The veterinarians of the gaming industry, David Brevik and Bill Wang, have founded Skystone, a new publishing studio that is supposed to look after young developers. The company is already working with two games: undying with a zombie theme and the cooperative, non-violent, rogue-like spaceline crew. Together, Brevik and Wang have over 40 years of gaming experience. Brevik was a …

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