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Thanks to COVID-19, everyone wants Density technology to track occupancy and use of buildings – TechCrunch

Before the COVID-19 epidemic, Density was used by companies like TechCrunch’s parent company, Verizon, to figure out how office space would grow after the Yahoo! Aol can be used better. Thanks to the COVID 19 epidemic, everyone now wants the company’s technology to track occupancy and use of buildings and spaces. This is one reason why the company managed to …

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Hevo is collecting $ 8 million for its no-code data pipeline service, TechCrunch

Hevo founders Manish Jethani and Sourabh Agarwal According to data pipeline startup Hevo, many small and medium-sized businesses juggle more than 40 different applications to manage sales, marketing, finance, customer support, and other operations. All of these applications are important data sources that can be analyzed to improve a company’s performance. However, this data often remains separate, making it difficult …

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The CES will only go online in 2021

CES 2021 will be fully digitized this year as the organizers believe this is the only way to protect participants during the pandemic. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) hosts the biggest technology fair of the year and attracts around 180,000 people to Las Vegas every January. But there won’t be a physical event in 2021, CTA CEO Gary Shapiro said …

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LinkedIn open source DeText, a framework for natural language processing tasks

LinkedIn today released DeText, an open source framework for process-related ranking, classification and language generation tasks in natural language. It uses semantic matching and uses deep neural networks to understand members’ intentions in search and recommendation systems. According to LinkedIn, it can be applied to a variety of tasks in general, including search and recommendation rankings, classifying multiple classes, and …

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TransferWise confirms new valuation of $ 5 billion after selling $ 319 million secondary stocks – TechCrunch

TransferWise, the London-based international money transfer service, announces that private investors are now valued at $ 5 billion, confirming an earlier Sky News report. The new valuation represents a 43% increase since May 2019 and was triggered by further secondary share sales of $ 319 million. At the top of the “secondary” round of shares, in which existing shareholders, including …

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Box Shield now automatically scans and classifies files based on their content

Cloud platform Box introduces automated file classification into Box Shield, its machine-learning-based security platform to prevent data leaks and compromises. Box launched Private Beta in August before fully launching two months later. Initially, Box Shield was shipped with a handful of core features, including “Smart Access,” which allows administrators to define rules and access policies to control certain actions between …

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Cuphead starts on PS4 | VentureBeat

Cuphead has released a surprise release for PlayStation 4. You can now play the Run-n-Gun action side scroller on this platform. Developer studio MDHR announced this today during an interview with Geoff Keighley as part of its Summer Game Fest series (part of what we call “Not E3” because people are developing replacement events for the great Summer Shindig). When …

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Microsoft launches the Family Safety app for Android and iOS

Microsoft has launched its Family Safety app for Android and iOS, which parents can use to manage their children’s app usage and screen time. The company announced the app in March before launching it in limited preview two months later. Today the app is made available to everyone. The mobile Family Safety app ties in with the wider Family Group …

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