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ASO creative strategies: Optimize your app and keep a strong branding
March 25, 2019

Presented by Lab Cave App Store Optimization (ASO) is the effort to improve an app’s visibility in the app stores — and it’s become a key resource in mobile marketing strategies since it brings qualified organic traffic and lowers User Acquisition (UA) costs. Among other things, a basic ASO project/strategy involves creative updates. The app icon and screenshots are critical to getting the user’s attention among thousands of...

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Oslo to become first city to enable wireless charging for electric taxis
March 24, 2019

(Reuters) — Norway’s capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis, hoping to make recharging quick and efficient enough to speed the takeup of non-polluting cabs. The project will use induction technology, with charging plates installed in the road at taxi ranks linking to receivers installed in the vehicle, Finnish utility Fortum said on Thursday. From 2023 onward all taxis...

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Winnow uses computer vision to help commercial kitchens cut food waste
March 24, 2019

Roughly one third of food produced globally each year never comes close to a human mouth, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), equating to around $1 trillion worth of edible food ending up in a landfill. The hospitality industry alone reportedly contributes around 10 percent of that figure, which is why Winnow is turning to computer vision and machine learning to help shine a light on kitchens’...

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Apple reportedly acquires Stamplay, Visa API development contest winner
March 23, 2019

API integration developer Stamplay isn’t a household name, but that’s the type of company Apple tends to acquire: a small business that could enhance or expand its existing offerings. Italian publication 24 Ore reports today that Apple has purchased the Rome-based startup, which notably won a contest to make the best use of new Visa APIs. Apple’s specific interest in Stamplay isn’t clear, and it generally describes its small...

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Evolv Technologies raises $10 million to automate web A/B testing with AI
March 22, 2019

San Francisco-based Evolv Technologies — not to be confused with Evolv, which manufactures noninvasive body scanners — this week revealed that it has raised $10 million in a series A funding round led by Horizons Ventures. The startup also announced that it has acquired Sentient Ascend — a spinoff from Sentient Technologies — and appointed Michael Scharff, who’s held various executive roles at Sears Canada, Toys R Us, Staples, Best...

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Microsoft launches previews of Windows Virtual Desktop and Defender ATP for Mac
March 22, 2019

Microsoft today made a slew of announcements to help IT pros reduce costs, increase security, and boost employee productivity. The headline items are the launch of Windows Virtual Desktop in public preview and Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for macOS in limited preview. But there are also updates around Office 365 ProPlus, Windows 10, Configuration Manager, Intune, and Microsoft 365. But first, let’s tackle the big...

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Apple fixes 2018 MacBook Pro backlights, but leaves old buyers hanging
March 6, 2019

Apple appears to have fixed a serious and expensive screen backlighting problem in its premium MacBook Pro laptops, but only in its latest machines, leaving prior customers in the lurch. Independent repair shop iFixit notes that Apple has lengthened an easily damaged, flexible display cable in an attempt to reduce its failure rate, which due to the design requires a complete screen replacement — a $600 to $700 expense for affected...

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Zinier raises $22 million from Accel, Qualcomm, others to automate field service management
March 6, 2019

Zinier, a startup that wants to bring automation to the field service management (FSM) realm, has raised $22 million in a series B round of funding led by Accel, with participation from Qualcomm Ventures, Nokia-backed venture capital (VC) firm NGP Capital, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, and France’s Newfund. Founded in 2015, Zinier is one of a number of startups setting out to automate traditional industry processes — in Zinier’s case,...

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Wade & Wendy raises $7.6 million to help businesses automate hiring with chatbots
March 6, 2019

AI job-matching startups are more common then they used to be. Pymetrics comes to mind — it recently raised $40 million to expand its intelligent hiring product to new markets. So does Plum, which uses machine learning to surface workers based on their “raw talent” as opposed to specific skills, and Hiretual, which scraps the web with data-extracting algorithms to build sourcing databases. Most rely on webpages and apps to coordinate...

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Voi Technology bags another $30 million to expand its electric scooters across Europe
March 5, 2019

If electric scooters emerged as one of the big breakout trends of last year, then 2019 is already shaping up for more of the same. Voi Technology, a Sweden-based electric scooter startup, has today announced a fresh $30 million in funding from Balderton Capital, Vostok New Ventures, LocalGlobe, Raine Ventures, Project A, and Creandum. Notably, this “top up round” comes just three months after Voi announced a substantial $50 million series...

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