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Snowplow secures fresh cash to capture and create behavioral data

Snowplow, a platform for creating, managing, and capturing customer behavioral data, has raised $40 million in a Series B round led by NEA.

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Black Swan analyzes social media to predict which products will be successful

Black Swan, which is developing a platform to analyze social media in order to predict whether products will be successful, has raised $17M in...

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Google’s ‘deceptive’ account sign-up process targeted with GDPR complaints

Consumer rights groups in Europe have filed a new series of privacy complaints against Google — accusing the advertising giant of deceptive...

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What downturn? The total cloud market reached $126B in Q1 2022

No matter how you define it, the cloud market is lucrative, it’s growing and it’s only going to do more so over time.

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With $2.4M seed, Zing Data wants to put data analysis in the palm of your hand

If data is at the heart of any modern business, it needs to be easier to access and manipulate it without expertise. While there are many data...

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The UK wants to boost AI development by removing data mining hurdles

These changes make the most of the greater flexibilities following Brexit. They will help make the UK more competitive as a location for firms doing...

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Lightbits Labs lands $42M to speed up server data transfers

Lightbits Labs, a provider of software-defined data center storage solutions, has raised $42 million in a bid to expand its platform and product.

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Databricks launches Project Lightspeed, its next-gen Spark streaming engine

At its Data + AI Summit, Databricks today made the requisite number of announcements one would expect from a company’s flagship developer...

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Democrats ‘exploring’ legislation to protect data in reproductive health apps

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that Democrats are considering the introduction of legislation that could protect the...

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AI Squared raises $6M to help companies integrate AI into existing applications

AI Squared integrates AI it into existing applications in a timely and straightforward manner.

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Uh oh! European carriers are trying to get into ‘personalized’ ad targeting

As Google works on reconfiguring its adtech stack to move away from cookie-based ad targeting to something else that’s not yet fixed but which...

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Amsterdam cyber startup Hadrian closes €10.5M Seed for platform which simulates hacker attacks

As companies grow they expose more of themselves online and become harder to defend in terms of cybersecurity. One report estimates that 30%-40% of a...

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NFT summer in New York is in full swing amid crypto winter

Anita and Lucas discuss the NFT NYC conference and dive into recent DAO and dogecoin drama

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Starburst acquires data lake analytics accelerator Varada to challenge Snowflake

Starburst, the well-funded data warehouse analytics service and data query engine based on the open-source Trino project, today announced that it has...

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After EU child safety complaints, TikTok tweaks ad disclosures but profiling concerns remain

A long-running EU engagement with TikTok — initiated following a series of complaints over child safety and consumer protection complaints...

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Data management vendor Ataccama receives $150M infusion from Bain

Ataccama, a data management vendor, has raised $150 million in a funding round from Bain -- a minority investment.

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Validio, a data quality platform based out of Sweden, emerges from stealth with $15M

Data quality has been shaping up as a salient and increasingly critical part of the world of data science: enterprises are sitting on growing troves...

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Hackers stole Social Security numbers in Flagstar data breach affecting 1.5 million customers

It's the bank's second breach of customer Social Security numbers in two years.

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Microsoft and Meta join Google in using AI to help run their data centers

Microsoft and Meta say that they're using AI to improve operations in their data centers, joining Google.

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UK wants to replace cookie pop-ups with browser-based opt-outs

The UK government has published its final response to a data ‘reform’ consultation it kicked off last year, laying out how it intends to...

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Attack surface management platform RapidFort raises $8.5M seed round

RapidFort, a startup that helps developers reduce the potential attack surface of their applications by automatically removing unused software...

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EU unveils tougher industry Code to combat disinformation

The European Commission has just taken the wraps off a beefed up industry Code of Practice for tackling online disinformation across the EU....

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DataStax proves it’s still possible to raise nine-figures at higher valuation in 2022

When DataStax hired Chet Kapoor as CEO in October 2019, one of the first moves he made was to bring in his old pal Sam Ramji to be chief strategy...

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GreyNoise to expand its threat intel collection after securing $15M in funding

The startup counts over 100 paying customers — including the U.S. Department of Defense.

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AlphaSense, an analysis and business intel search engine, finds $225M at a $1.7B valuation

Google showed the way when it came to the world understanding and valuing the importance of a good search engine to unlock all the information you...

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A hacked Kaiser Permanente employee’s emails led to breach of 70,000 patient records

The health insurance giant wouldn't say how the employee's email account was breached.

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Adobe releases open source tools to counter visual misinformation

Adobe has a vision for an internet peppered with photos and videos packaged up with extra data about where they came from. The company’s central...

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Why it’s so hard to market enterprise AI/ML products and what to do about it

Healthy pipeline generation is the bugbear of the AI/ML industry, yet there is very little content on how to address it.

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