Twitter and Microsoft show data privacy is moving from sticking point to selling point

Two battles are underway simultaneously in the area of user data privacy. One is a well-publicized regulatory battle. Through laws like 2018’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe and 2020’s California Consumer...

Public comments show lingering problems with California’s data privacy law

Earlier this month, the California Office of the Attorney General (CAG) held hearings across four cities where the public could offer comments and feedback to lawmakers as part of the rulemaking process for...

Pervasive encryption: The core of modern data security

Presented by Deloitte Consulting LLP It’s a threat with a major price tag: data breaches cost companies almost $4 million on average. In the U.S., the price is double that — about $8 million,...

LogicGate raises $24.75 million to help automate corporate governance, risk, and compliance processes

Risk management is table stakes for enterprises of a certain size, yet only a few feel they’re adequately prepared to weather a true disaster. In a recent Deloitte survey, 20% of respondents said...

UltraSense emerges from stealth to replace buttons with ultrasonic sensors

Techniques that imbue textiles with touch sensitivity are something of a holy grail for the garment industry. Google perhaps came the closest with Jacquard, which it announced in May 2015 during its I/O...

Voximplant raises $10 million to automate call campaigns with AI

Can the cloud-based unified communications market, which is anticipated to reach $167.1 billion by 2025, be materially transformed by AI? Alexey Aylarov, Andrey Kovalenko, and Sergey Poroshin firmly believe so. They’re the founders...

Gecko Robotics raises $40 million for industrial inspection robots

Industrial robotics startup Gecko Robotics has raised $40 million in a series B round of funding led by Drive Capital, with participation from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Y Combinator, and Next47. Notable angel investors...

The growth of cognitive search in the enterprise, and why it matters

Enterprises typically have countless data buckets to wrangle (upwards of 93% say they’re storing data in more than one place), and some of those buckets invariably become underused or forgotten. A Forrester survey...

Augury raises $8 million more to predict mechanical breakdowns with AI

Can mechanical abnormalities in a combustion engine, a fan, or a pneumatic press be inferred from the sound they produce alone? As it turns out, yes — and with great precision. Patterns embedded...

AI Index 2019 assesses global AI research, investment, and impact

Leaders in the AI community came together to release the 2019 AI Index report today, an annual attempt to examine the biggest trends shaping the AI industry, breakthrough research, and AI’s impact to...

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