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KKR’s Emerald Media Leads $65 Million Funding in Bangkok Startup

KKR’s Emerald Media Leads $65 Million Funding in Bangkok Startup

KKR & Co.-backed Emerald Media led a $65 million funding round in aCommerce, a Bangkok-based startup that helps brands including Samsung, Unilever and L’Oreal sell their products online across Southeast Asia. The four-year-old firm, which already …

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Bankwest sends broker site to the public cloud with AWS Lambda

Bankwest sends broker site to the public cloud with AWS Lambda

Bankwest has revealed the security gateway for its Broker Portal is running wholly in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. Launched in July, the bank’s new “one-stop-shop” allows brokers to track the real-time status and other information on current …

Esri Taps Mobileye Sensors To Turn Transit Fleets Into Rolling Data Feeds

Esri Taps Mobileye Sensors To Turn Transit Fleets Into Rolling Data Feeds

Self-driving cars will one day have a big impact on urban traffic, but ahead of that tech companies are offering cities new cloud-connected tools to more effectively monitor and improve the flow of people, vehicles and goods. That includes plans by Esri …

KKR’s Emerald Media Leads $65 Million Funding in Bangkok Startup

KKR’s Emerald Media Leads $65 Million Funding in Bangkok Startup

KKR & Co.-backed Emerald Media led a $65 million funding round in aCommerce, a Bangkok-based startup that helps brands including Samsung, Unilever and L’Oreal sell their products online across Southeast Asia. The four-year-old firm, which already …

Baidu to begin small-scale production of fully automative vehicles next year

Baidu to begin small-scale production of fully automative vehicles next year

The Chinese search engine giant Baidu is planning to commence small-scale production and trial operations of its fully autonomous minibuses in July, 2018, according to a NetEase report. Speaking at the 2017 Baidu World Conference in Beijing last week, its …

SteadyServ Taps $107.6 Billion Industry With Data-Driven Platform For Selling More Beer

SteadyServ Taps $107.6 Billion Industry With Data-Driven Platform For Selling More Beer

Have you ever ordered your favorite beer from a bar or restaurant only to be told they were sold out or didn’t carry it? The customer isn’t the only one who loses when this situation occurs. The establishment also misses out on potential revenue.

Your biggest threat is inside your organisation and probably didn't mean it

Your biggest threat is inside your organisation and probably didn’t mean it

It doesn’t have a super-sexy moniker like KRACK or Heartbleed, but the spectre of the insider threat looms large for organisations, and has done so for as long as electricity, silicon, and computing have been paired up to store information. While it’s easy …

IBM could be set for gains after long slump, according to Barron's

IBM could be set for gains after long slump, according to Barron’s

IBM’s stock is trading below the S&P 500 on a price-earnings basis, and the company could see its valuation rise according to Barron’s. IBM is projected by some Wall Street analysts to return to growth in the current quarter. The company is expected to …

30 Under 30 In Games 2018: The Game Changers Behind CLG, 'Undertale' And Discord

30 Under 30 In Games 2018: The Game Changers Behind CLG, ‘Undertale’ And Discord

No one exemplifies the Wild West nature of esports better than 27-year-old George Georgallidis. One moment, he watches as his League of Legends team, Counter Logic Gaming, falls to within one game of relegation out of the North American league, which means …

7 metrics for monitoring your chatbot’s performance

7 metrics for monitoring your chatbot’s performance

Researchers estimate we will speak to chatbots more than we speak to our spouses by 2020. Obviously, companies that implement chatbots are doing something right. However, businesses still have a hard time determining whether or not their bots are up to …

Justice Department pushing Iran-connected charges in HBO hack, other cases

Justice Department pushing Iran-connected charges in HBO hack, other cases

Justice Department officials are preparing to announce several cases involving Iranian suspects in the coming month, including charges stemming from the high-profile hacking of HBO, according to people familiar with the matter. Last month, national …

West Ham cae 2-0 en Watford

West Ham cae 2-0 en Watford

WATFORD, Inglaterra (AP) — West Ham siguió su mala forma en la campaña en la liga Premier inglesa, cayendo el domingo ante Watford 2-0 para un decepcionante debut del nuevo técnico David Moyes que deja el equipo en la zona de descenso. Will Hughes …

Here’s how social video will evolve in 2018

Here’s how social video will evolve in 2018

Over the past few years, the internet has evolved from a text-based medium to the new TV. Cisco estimates that video accounts for 69 percent of all internet traffic in 2017. When the next-generation wireless network, 5G, hits in 2019 and 2020, we can …

Meet the ‘Hesla,’ a modded Tesla Model S that runs on hydrogen fuel

Meet the ‘Hesla,’ a modded Tesla Model S that runs on hydrogen fuel

A gas supplier company in the Netherlands has effectively doubled the range of the Tesla Model S by adding hydrogen power to the electric luxury sedan. Dubbed the “Hesla,” the modification adds a second charging supply to the existing electrical system …

UPS And FedEx Are Off To A Good Start This Holiday Season, Thanks To Amazon And Apple

UPS And FedEx Are Off To A Good Start This Holiday Season, Thanks To Amazon And Apple

The holidays are fast approaching, and for the next two months, “Santa” will be shipping gifts across the world. That makes this time of year critical for shipping companies like FedEx and UPS. Both companies are showing early positive signs to start …

An MIT psychologist who studies how tech infiltrates our brains reveals her own tech habits

An MIT psychologist who studies how tech infiltrates our brains reveals her own tech habits

Sherry Turkle is an MIT psychologist who has been studying human relationships to technology for several decades. As smartphones and devices become harder to resist, Turkle said she’s made a conscious effort to use them only when necessary. She …

After researchers foil Amazon Cloud Cam, just how secure are our ‘smart’ homes?

After researchers foil Amazon Cloud Cam, just how secure are our ‘smart’ homes?

Amazon’s Key service left some people unsettled when it was first announced, letting the company open a user’s front door remotely to give a delivery person access to drop off packages inside. Now researchers have found a way to freeze the associated …

Save more than $80 on this smart home security camera

Save more than $80 on this smart home security camera

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Let’s face it: the world can be a dangerous place. You know at least one person who’s had their car or home is broken into, and it’s just not practical …

A CEO’s nightmare: An endorsement of the alt-right

A CEO’s nightmare: An endorsement of the alt-right

The neo-Nazis were hungry. They had spent the day in a Charlottesville, Virginia, courthouse testifying at the preliminary hearing for a white nationalist jailed for pepper-spraying counterprotesters during August’s deadly Unite the Right rally.

Xbox One X's LG OLED TV And Audio Problems: Microsoft Releases A Beta Fix

Xbox One X’s LG OLED TV And Audio Problems: Microsoft Releases A Beta Fix

While it might have been nice if a console as cutting edge as the Xbox One X had gone on sale glitch free, Microsoft is certainly doing an impressively speedy job of fixing its new 4K hero’s early problems. First, as I reported a couple of days ago, it …

A French entrepreneur who reinvented his startup twice to survive in San Francisco shares what it took to get Americans to take him seriously

A French entrepreneur who reinvented his startup twice to survive in San Francisco shares what it took to get Americans to take him seriously

Quang Hoang, a French entrepreneur, had to reinvent his startup while trying to attract American investors. He had to change his startup’s goals and hire new developers after some setbacks. Birdly was renamed Plato and changed its focus to accommodate …

Android Manufacturers To Equip Smartphones With 3D-Sensing Capability: Face ID-Like Feature Heading Their Way?

Android Manufacturers To Equip Smartphones With 3D-Sensing Capability: Face ID-Like Feature Heading Their Way?

Face ID is expected to make its way to the next-generation iPad and the 2019 HomePod model, and now a report says that a feature similar to it will be on Android phones in the foreseeable future. The iPhone X uses a front-facing sensor called the TrueDepth …

The iPhone X isn’t going to be consistently in stock for months

The iPhone X isn’t going to be consistently in stock for months

After initial doom-and-gloom warnings about severe iPhone X shortages at launch, things are looking up. If you order a phone right now from Apple’s online store, you’re looking at a ship time of two to three weeks, which is a dramatic improvement on …

Security News This Week: The Pentagon Left Data Exposed in the Cloud

Security News This Week: The Pentagon Left Data Exposed in the Cloud

Well, it’s been a wild and wooly week for security, especially for Face ID, which a group of hackers at a Vietnamese security firm convincingly claim to have broken just a week after the iPhone X release. They’re joined by a 10-year-old boy, who …

New Global Smartphone Boom Gives Tech-Reliant Taiwan A Second Chance

New Global Smartphone Boom Gives Tech-Reliant Taiwan A Second Chance

Taiwanese officials worry so much that their technology-reliant island will lose competitiveness to the fast-maturing supply chain of China that they’re spending $358 million this year on a business park that’s supposed to foster sub-industries such as …

'Nightmare-inducing' robots are now able to do backflips

’Nightmare-inducing’ robots are now able to do backflips

If you thought the rise of the machines was going to take years – think again. Boston Dynamics, the company known for its terrifying-looking robots, has released a new video of its humanoid robot. Ordinarily, this would be cause for attention, but the …

Amazon will sell you a 1-year PlayStation Plus membership for only $40

Amazon will sell you a 1-year PlayStation Plus membership for only $40

Grab a year of PlayStation Plus for less than $3.50 monthly! Is this deal for me? Amazon currently has the PlayStation Plus 1-year subscription card on sale for $39.99. This item usually sells for $59.99. You can grab this deal from GameStop as well.

Billion-Dollar Bumble: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built America's Fastest-Growing Dating App

Billion-Dollar Bumble: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built America’s Fastest-Growing Dating App

When Whitney Wolfe Herd started planning an October launch party for a new product at Bumble, America’s fastest-growing dating-app company, she was deliberate in her choice of venue: the Manhattan space that for 57 years hosted the Four Seasons …

Vive Trackers look to expand your VR controller options

Vive Trackers look to expand your VR controller options

HTC Vive is launching its consumer push for Vive Trackers with accessory bundles and support on the way from a series of software developers. The highly anticipated accessory can enhance immersion while wearing an HTC Vive by bringing in physical objects …

Singapore CIOs believe machine learning can improve speed, security ops

Singapore CIOs believe machine learning can improve speed, security ops

Just 32 percent of organisations in Singapore currently tap machine learning, although 52 percent believe such tools’ ability to make complex decisions is imperative to the success of their business. A further 87 percent said greater automation brought …

Apple HomePod Release Date Delayed To Early 2018: Amazon And Google Pull Ahead In Smart Speaker Race

Apple HomePod Release Date Delayed To Early 2018: Amazon And Google Pull Ahead In Smart Speaker Race

The Apple HomePod has been delayed to early 2018, giving rivals Amazon and Google a huge advantage in the smart speaker race. The Siri-powered smart speaker will not be rolled out in time to be part of the holiday shopping season, which means that the …

Hot AI Startup In Hong Kong Hits Unicorn Status And Shows The Way For More To Spring Up

Hot AI Startup In Hong Kong Hits Unicorn Status And Shows The Way For More To Spring Up

The buzz in tech and venture circles in Hong Kong today is about the emergence of home-grown Hong Kong startups that have reached unicorn or $1 billion-plus status in financing. Their names are instantly recognizable in these circles: logistics service …

CenturyLink’s purchase of Level 3 to close on Nov. 1

CenturyLink’s purchase of Level 3 to close on Nov. 1

CenturyLink’s looming acquisition for Broomfield-based Level 3 Communications is set to close Wednesday following the blessing of the Federal Communications Commission. Related Articles Three Colorado companies maintained a perfect score in the Human …

Bitcoin Surpasses $8,000 As Hard Fork Takes Precedence

Bitcoin Surpasses $8,000 As Hard Fork Takes Precedence

Bitcoin prices surpassed $8,000 today, as anticipation surrounding the hard fork helped drive the digital currency’s price higher. The cryptocurrency rose to as much as $8,004.59 on CoinMarketCap at 01:14 UTC. At this price, Bitcoin prices have climbed …

Zego picks up £6M Series A led by Balderton for its gig economy worker insurance

Zego picks up £6M Series A led by Balderton for its gig economy worker insurance

Zego, the London-based startup that appears to have spotted a gaping insurance hole in the so-called gig economy, has raised £6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Balderton Capital, with participation from existing backers, including …

5 hurdles to adopting devops

5 hurdles to adopting devops

The concept of devops turns 10 in 2018. Despite that milestone of maturity, most organizations have yet to fully embrace this IT practice, which blends development, operations and testing personnel together into cross-functional teams aimed at improving …

Tesla's $250 Million Interest Free Loan

Tesla’s $250 Million Interest Free Loan

At Tesla’s semi-truck announcement Elon Musk pulled a Steve Jobs saying there was one more thing, which was the company’s new Roadster. It has very impressive performance metrics going 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds, 0 to 100 mph in 4.2 seconds, has a top …

More Good News For Impact Investing: San Diego Jewish Community Foundation Adds Impact Pool

More Good News For Impact Investing: San Diego Jewish Community Foundation Adds Impact Pool

I’m always looking for signs that impact investing is gaining traction nationally, as it is here in Chicago. The latest comes from southern California, where the Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego says it’s starting an Impact Investing Pool.

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

Creating a well-used consumer app is hard. Not only do people download fewer apps than they used to, but big companies like Facebook and Google dominate the world of consumer apps. Also, once an app looks like it might bring competition, Facebook just buys …

Google announces new Poynter partnership to train more news fact checkers globally

Google announces new Poynter partnership to train more news fact checkers globally

So-called fake news and the exploitation of Google, Facebook and Twitter for the promotion of false narratives during the 2016 presidential election have given these companies a black eye. All of them have now taken corrective measures, including deploying …

Alphabet (GOOG) third quarter beats estimates: $27.8 billion, revenues up 24%

Alphabet (GOOG) third quarter beats estimates: $27.8 billion, revenues up 24%

Google parent Alphabet announced third-quarter results. Both revenues and earnings per share beat Wall Street estimates. The company reported roughly $27.8 billion in total revenues (up 24 percent), with Google contributing all but $302 million of that …

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