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Recall.ai Closes Series A Round

More money for the generative AI boom: Y Combinator-backed developer infrastructure startup Recall.ai announced it has raised a $10 million Series A funding round, bringing its total raised to over $12 million. The startup has built infrastructure and a unified API that enables companies to access raw data...

Google Maps & New AR Content

At its annual Google I/O 2024 conference, Google announced that users will soon be able to access geospatial augmented reality (AR) content directly on Google Maps on their phones. The feature will first appear in Singapore and Paris as part of a pilot program launching later...

Google I/O Keynote – Gemini 1.5 Pro

Gemini, Google’s family of generative AI models, can now analyze longer documents, codebases, videos and audio recordings than before. During a keynote at the Google I/O 2024 developer conference Tuesday, Google announced the private preview of a new version of Gemini 1.5 Pro, the company’s current...

Check Out AI App “Voicenotes”!

AI-powered tools like OpenAI’s Whisper have enabled many apps to make transcription an integral part of their feature set for personal note-taking, and the space has quickly flourished as a result. Apps like AudioPen, Cleft Notes, and TalkNotes have proliferated across app stores and the Internet,...

DocuSign Acquires Lexion

As DocuSign reportedly explores a sale to private equity, it’s acquiring a company itself. DocuSign announced that it’s buying Lexion, a contract workflow automation startup, for $165 million. The purchase comes as DocuSign makes increasing investments in the contract management space, most recently launching DocuSign IAM, a service aimed at connecting...

Airbnb Taps Into AI

Airbnb’s summer release is usually a grand affair with tons of updates for guests and a few for hosts. This time, however, the company is introducing just a few updates for group booking along with a new category called “Icons,” which are experiences hosted by...

How Businesses Are Utilizing AI

Most of us have heard about how AI has the potential to transform businesses. But how are businesses actually using AI? From optimizing dumpster rental routes to generating content and code, New York-based leaders are harnessing AI to drive success and efficiency in their companies....

RevenueCat Raises $12 Million

RevenueCat, a top subscription management platform for apps that monetize via in-app purchases, is now flush with new capital as it expands to the web. The company has closed on a $12 million Series C led by Adjacent, following the launch of a new product,...

Welcome to Trace!

When Trace’s future co-founders Greg Tran, Martin Smith and Sean Couture joined Magic Leap in spring/summer of 2015, it was about as hot as startups come. After years of secrecy, the augmented reality company captured Silicon Valley’s imagination with in-device footage, before capping the year...

X Launches New TV App

X, the company formerly known as Twitter, is launching a dedicated TV app for videos uploaded to the social network soon. X CEO Linda Yaccarino announced that the new app will bring “real-time, engaging content to your smart TVs.” The app’s interface looks quite similar to YouTube’s,...