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Google Makes Updates To Play Store

Google is revamping its Play Store in an effort to help users better discover and install apps to other devices via their phone. The company announced a series of changes to the Google Play Store that will enable cross-device discovery and new tools to help...

Apple Announces Price Hikes

Apple has announced major price hikes for in-app purchases on App Store in multiple countries across Asia and Europe, starting October 5. The company said new prices will affect consumers in Chile, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam, and all territories that...

Headspace Health Acquires Shine

Headspace Health is acquiring Shine, a mental health and wellness app dedicated to providing an inclusive mental health experience for the BIPOC community. Headspace Health says the acquisition of the New York-based company will expand its ability to provide more inclusive self-care content to its...

Falkon Raises $16M

Falkon, a sales analytics platform that uses AI to attempt to show where successful product sales are occuring in an organization, has announced that it has raised $16 million in a funding round led by OMERS Ventures with participation from Greylock Partners, Trilogy Financial, Flying...

Key Tips for Improving Your Interviewing Skills

If you were training your hiring staff on the art of interviewing well, what’s one piece of advice you’d give them? How might this help them recruit better talent? YEC members were asked for their thoughts on interviewing tips and Jordan Edelson, CEO of Appetizer Mobile, stated the...

Google Announces AI Test Kitchen

Google has announced that they have launched AI Test Kitchen, an Android app that allows users to try out experimental AI-powered systems from the company’s labs before they make their way into production. People that are interested can complete a sign-up form as AI Test...

Forbes: Brand Representatives

Brand representatives who serve as social monitors actually interact directly with individual customers. While implementing a social media monitoring program might seem simple enough, brands not only have to figure out the right approach and tools to employ but also decide which people to place...

Forbes: Leveraging Sounds For Marketing

With its uncanny ability to engage humans, sound is becoming as important to a brand’s identity as its logo, advertising and customer experience. Now that marketers have come to understand the immense power of integrating sonic elements into their branding, a key question for them...

MarqVision Raises Series A

As of 2020, the clothing sector lost about $27 billion in annual sales due to counterfeits, an illicit trade that results in huge losses to both brands and buyers. MarqVision is looking to solve that with an AI-powered intellectual property (IP) protection platform that monitors...

Charles Closes Series A

Two years on from its launch, Charles has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series A round of funding led by Salesforce Ventures, with participation from Accel and HV Capital. This follows a $6.5 million seed round of funding it raised last...