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Apple buys machine learning startup Inductiv Inc to improve Siri- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Apple Inc bought machine-learning startup Inductiv Inc, adding to more than a dozen AI-related acquisitions by the technology giant in the past few years. The engineering team from Waterloo, Ontario-based Inductiv joined Apple in recent weeks to work on Siri, machine learning and data science. Apple confirmed the deal, saying it “buys smaller technology […]

Airtel buys 10% stake in conversational AI startup Voicezen- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Bharti Airtel has said that it has acquired a 10 per cent stake in Voicezen, an early stage startup focused on conversational AI technologies. The acquisition has been made by the company under its fast expanding Airtel Startup Accelerator Programme, the company said in regulatory filing. “Acquisition of the equity shares of investee […]

Facebook Buys Giphy for $400-Million | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Dialogue Pakistan One of Facebook’s largest and most notable acquisitions in recent memory is for a service commonly used to find reaction GIFs for funny memes. Giphy is a platform where users can create and share their own GIFs of whatever it is they want – from TV show snippets to baby’s eating […]

Facebook buys GIF website Giphy to integrate with Instagram – Benchmarking Change – Networking – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Facebook Inc is acquiring Giphy, a popular website for making and sharing animated images, or GIFs, Facebook said in a blog post on Friday. The cost, which was not disclosed, was placed at around $400 million by news website Axios. The companies did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The announcement comes at a […]

Zoom buys Keybase to help it build end-to-end encryption – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Zoom Video Communications will launch consultations on May 22 on the first draft of cryptography it plans to use to offer end-to-end encrypted meetings to all paying subscribers, as it seeks to quash criticism of its platform over security. The company, which has faced backlash from users for failing to disclose that its service was […]

Intel buys Moovit transit app for $1.4bn – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Intel has bought Israeli public transit app maker Moovit for about US$900 million (A$1.4 billion) to help it develop self-driving “robotaxis” that could take to the streets in early 2022. Moovit will remain independent while its technology and the data it collects from more than 800 million users in 102 countries will be integrated into […]

Tencent buys 5 percent stake in Australian buy-now-pay-later firm Afterpay – Finance – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Chinese gaming and social media group Tencent Holdings has bought a 5 percent stake in Afterpay Ltd, the Australian buy-now-pay-later firm said on Friday. Tencent’s shareholding in the Australian firm was worth about A$390 million (US$251.55 million), based on Afterpay shares’ closing level on Friday. The Chinese tech giant, which owns stakes in video game […]

Amazon buys heat-sensing cameras from blacklisted Chinese firm | Technology – Blog – Emails

Amazon has bought cameras to take the temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a firm the US previously blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. China’s Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co Ltd shipped 1,500 cameras to Amazon this […]

NSW Health buys 2000 iPads to monitor COVID-19 patients remotely – Strategy – Hardware- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NSW Health has bought thousands of new Apple iPads to remotely monitor the conditions of COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms in the event that hospitals become overwhelmed. The 2000-strong fleet of 4G iPads with SIMs will allow the department to observe patients from the comfort of their own home using telehealth and virtual care solutions. […]