SpotQA picks up $3.25M seed funding for its automated software testing – gpgmail

[ad_1] SpotQA, a new automated software testing platform that claims to be significantly faster than either manual testing or existing automated QA solutions, has raised $3.25 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Crane Venture Partners, the newly-outed London venture capital firm focusing on “intelligent” enterprise startups. Also participating is Forward Ventures, Downing Ventures […]

Media software Plex launches a new desktop app for Mac and Windows – gpgmail

[ad_1] Plex today is launching a new desktop application for Mac and Windows, with the goal of eventually replacing Plex Media Player as the company’s only desktop solution. The app’s arrival also signals a change in direction for the company, which will also now remove its existing Windows Store application and end support for the […]

Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies – gpgmail

[ad_1] Last year Broadcom, a chipmaker, raised eyebrows when it acquired CA Technologies, an enterprise software company with a broad portfolio of products, including a sizable mainframe software tools business. It paid close to $19 billion for the privilege. Then last week, the company opened up its wallet again and forked over $10.7 billion for […]

Polarity raises $8.1M for its AI software that constantly analyzes employee screens and highlights key info – gpgmail

[ad_1] Reference docs and spreadsheets seemingly make the world go ’round, but what if employees could just close those tabs for good without losing that knowledge? One startup is taking on that complicated challenge. Predictably, the solution is quite complicated as well from a tech perspective, involving an AI solution that analyzes everything on your […]

Apple Has Begun Software Locking iPhone Batteries to Prevent Third-Party Replacement

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple has begun locking its batteries with software to prevent third-party replacements from reporting their status properly. The company is apparently activating a feature that it’s previously built into its products. The message persists, even if you swap in […]

MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes – gpgmail

[ad_1] The growing popularity of 3D printing machines and companies like Thingiverse and Shapeways have given previously unimaginable powers to makers, enabling them to create everything from cosplay accessories to replacement parts. But even though 3D printing has created a new world of customized objects, most of us are still buying clothes off the rack. […]

Amazon-backed food delivery startup Deliveroo acquires Edinburgh software studio Cultivate – gpgmail

[ad_1] As two of the largest players in online-food ordering and delivery in Europe work on a $10 billion merger to expand their footprint and economies of scale, one of its biggest rivals has made an acquisition to expand its own tech muscle. Deliveroo, the London-based food delivery startup backed by Amazon that is itself […]

Education software maker Pearson says data breach affected thousands of accounts in the U.S. – gpgmail

[ad_1] Pearson, the London-based educational software maker, said today that thousands of school and university accounts, mostly in the United States, were affected by a data breach. The company added that it has notified affected users already and that the vulnerability has been fixed. The Wall Street Journal reports that the data breach happened in […]

Truecaller pushes software fix after covertly signing up Indians to its payments service – gpgmail

[ad_1] Truecaller, an app that helps users screen robocalls, has rolled out an update to its app in India, its largest market, after a previous software release covertly signed up an unspecified number of users to its payments service. A number of users in India began to complain late Monday that Truecaller, which has amassed […]

Dark emerges from stealth with unique ‘deployless’ software model – gpgmail

[ad_1] Dark has been keeping its startup in the dark for the last couple of years while it has built a unique kind of platform, it calls “deployless” software development. If you build your application in Dark’s language inside of Dark’s editor, the reward is you can deploy it automatically on Dark infrastructure on Google […]