Data Tech Start-Up DPL Completes Successful Funding Round And Announces Senior Management Changes

Data Tech Start-Up DPL Completes Successful Funding Round And Announces Senior Management Changes

DPL, the London-headquartered data tech start-up that enables clients to automate the application of artificial intelligence and behavioural science insights to improve marketing effectiveness, today announces the completion of a new funding round with an investment of 1.3m GBP and senior management changes. Led by the Angel CoFund (ACF), the new funding will enable DPL […]

Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Google has yet more news from China after the U.S. search firm announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent. The terms were not disclosed, but Google said the tie-in with Tencent, which is valued at over $500 billion, covers “a broad range of products and technologies” and is “long-term.” The two firms […]

Gekko’s Dan Todaro discusses how retailers can win the Smart Home revolution

Gekko’s Dan Todaro discusses how retailers can win the Smart Home revolution

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas is where the globes Technology Brands for the past 51 years have converged to brag, showcasing what they are doing in advancing technology. This year an estimated 3,900 exhibitors from 150 different nations will have done so to over 180,000 forecasted visitors and a global media audience. […]

Polaroid Returns with Photography App

Polaroid Returns with Photography App

Photography brand Polaroid is attempting a digital rebirth with a new iOS app, Polaroid Swing, that enables people to create and share one second-long moving photos with a single tap. The free app, which launches today, is backed by some of the biggest names in tech and photography. “Human beings see the world in short […]

Google Launches Springboard Enterprise AI Assistant

Google Launches Springboard Enterprise AI Assistant

Google has launched Google Springboard, designed to act as an AI assistant for its enterprise customers. According to Prabhakar Raghavan, VP of engineering for Google Apps, the average knowledge worker spends the equivalent of one full day a week searching for and gathering information. Google Springboard aims to reduce this by searching across all the […]

France launches terror alert app ahead of Euro 2016

France launches terror alert app ahead of Euro 2016

Euro 2016 kicks off on Friday and is expected to attract somewhere in the region of two million visitors over the course of a month. But with France still reeling from two major terrorist attacks, one in January 2015 and another one ten months later, the country remains on a high terror alert. Given the […]

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard is teaming up with British Airways and TfL as part of its ‘Trip Hack’ hackathon that will aim to create payments-enabled travel apps that help consumers make journeys across multiple forms of transport, whether its the everyday commute or an international holiday. More than 100 coders, designers and developers from around the UK will […]

Facebook’s controversial facial-recognition app Moments launches in Europe

Facebook’s controversial facial-recognition app Moments launches in Europe

Facebook has launched its photo-sharing app in the EU and Canada after adapting its controversial facial-recognition software to work around each region’s privacy laws. The program – Moments – was released in some countries in 2015, but withheld elsewhere because of local data privacy rules. The company has created a different version of the software […]