Home / SmartTech (page 40)

SmartTech

Twitter will warn you if your tweet response could be offensive

(Reuters) – Twitter tests sending a prompt to users when they respond to a tweet with “offensive or offensive language” to clean up the conversations on the company’s social media platform said in a tweet on Tuesday. When users click Submit in their reply, they are told whether the words in their tweet are similar to those in reported posts …

Read More »

How close are we to reaching metaverse?

Presented by Galaxy Interactive Pioneers in Virtual Worlds Philip Rosedale from High Fidelity; Matthew Ball from Epyllion Industries; Raph Koster of playable worlds; Frederic Descamps from Manticore Games; and Sam Englebardt from Galaxy Interactive met digitally at GamesBeat 2020 to talk about the promise of the Metaverse. “The Metaverse sparked a lot of debate about what it is, how it …

Read More »

Estonian fintech askRobin receives $ 1.7 million to provide emerging markets with a “fair credit” – TechCrunch

AskRobin, a fintech company founded in Estonia and operating a financial services market for clients with “sub-banks” in Latin America, has received $ 1.7 million in funding. The starting round is supported by the VC funds Change Ventures, the Vereeni Early Stage Fund, BENE Asia Capital and Lemonade Stand. A number of Estonian technology entrepreneurs also participated, including Ragnar Sass, …

Read More »

Banked raises £ 2.35m in seed capital to use open banking for account-to-account payments – TechCrunch

Banked, a London-based fintech company that uses open banking to enable account-to-account payments at checkout (and beyond), has raised additional £ 2.35m in seed funds. The round was led by Force Over Mass with the participation of former investors Backed and Acrew Capital as well as a number of wealthy individuals such as Paul Forster (co-founder of Indeed.com). The UK …

Read More »

Blizzard games saw a huge surge in player numbers during the pandemic

Activision Blizzard released its first quarter 2020 financial results today. This shows that Blizzard Entertainment’s games have increased player activity while many people stay at home during the pandemic. “Each of Blizzard’s major franchisees saw an increase in MAUs (monthly active users) in March compared to the previous month due to the tailwind at home,” Blizzard said in its press …

Read More »

LetsGetChecked brings in $ 71 million as the COVID 19 epidemic makes home testing more important – TechCrunch

While the country is struggling with the COVID-19 epidemic, home health tests, checkups and diagnoses have never been as important as they are today. Companies like LetsGetChecked fill a void in a U.S. health care system affected by the outbreak. The increase in demand for the company’s services has led to a steady increase in investor interest and LetsGetChecked is …

Read More »

LetsGetChecked raises $ 71 million for home coronavirus test kits

LetsGetChecked, a company that develops home health testing kits in a variety of conditions, raised $ 71 million in an “oversubscribed” C Series round of financing to accelerate production and delivery capacity for a new COVID-19 test kit. The increase fits a broader trend in telemedicine, with numerous startups spending substantial sums on technologies that enable professionals to remotely manage …

Read More »