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IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is currently having lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. And Rometty talked with Le Monde and announced some new investments in France as part of the Tech for Good Summit organized by Macron. The company plans to hire 1,800 new people in France over the next couple of years. While this isn’t really groundbreaking as IBM has 380,000 employees around the world, it’s interesting [...]

Platform.sh raises $34 million to simplify cloud deployment

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

French startup Platform.sh has raised a $34 million funding round. The company wants to help you manage your cloud infrastructure by handling the most tedious part of the job. When you use Platform.sh for your application, the startup is going to handle testing and deployment to your cloud infrastructure. Every time you want to iterate and update your application to a new version, deployment is as easy as a git [...]

YouTeam is a marketplace for offshore developer talent

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

While software is said to be eating the world, software developers and other technical talent remains in short supply. Not only is this seeing major tech companies compete hard to hire the best engineers, but it has also meant a rise in the use of remote working freelancers or turning to offshore agencies. The problem with either solution, however, is the same: how to ensure outsourced work will be of [...]

IBM’s Verifier inspects (and verifies) diamonds, pills and materials at the micron level

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s not enough in this day and age that we have to deal with fake news, we also have to deal with fake prescription drugs, fake luxury goods, and fake Renaissance-era paintings. Sometimes all at once! IBM’s Verifier is a gadget and platform made (naturally) to instantly verify that something is what it claims to be, by inspecting it at a microscopic level. Essentially you stick a little thing on [...]

Startups can now apply to take part in Google’s first Demo Day event in Asia

By | May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Google is bringing its Demo Day event to Asia for the first time this September and now the search giant has opened applications for startups wanting to take part. Google’s Demo Day are akin to a short version of an early-stage startup program. As the name suggests its a Demo Day but without the months-long program leading up to it. The company instead identifies promising companies, and it works with them [...]

This UK startup thinks it can win the self-driving car race with better machine learning

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A new U.K. self-driving car startup founded by Amar Shah and Alex Kendall, two machine learning PhDs from University of Cambridge, is de-cloaking today. Wayve — backed by New York-based Compound, Europe’s Fly Ventures, and Brent Hoberman’s Firstminute Capital — is building what it describes as “end-to-end machine learning algorithms” to make autonomous vehicles a reality, an approach it claims is different to much of the conventional thinking on self-driving [...]