AI-powered personalization platform Dynamic Yield has been acquired by McDonald’s. The terms of the deal were not publicly disclosed but sources with knowledge of the transaction have pegged the total amount to be north of $300M. “We started Dynamic Yield seven years ago with the premise that customer-centric brands must make personalization a core activity. We’re […]
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With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News for the week ending 10/27 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news forWiredScore, Spatial, Snappy, […]
The latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/26/18 featuring funding details for Scroll and OmniX Labs.
Google’s 25,000-foot digital billboard, launched on Nov. 24, is the size of an entire city block and has a ridiculous pixel density. Avoid the trip to Times Square and see the monstrous billboard here.
Tell us about the decision to apply for R/GA Accelerator and how has the experience been thus far? R/GA is great at helping companies build brands that consumers love and have emotional relationships with. This is very important to us, as we build products for consumers who care about the air they breathe every day. Having Techstars’ network […]
Siri certainly changed things when it hit the iPhone. Now Kasisto, the spin-off venture of SRI International, the creator of the Siri, are taking on the business sector, taking the virtual personal assistant to the next level by providing virtual specialists. The company is initially focusing in financial services and working to quickly perform complex […]
Check out the Museum of Endangered Sounds – a digital log of the almost forgotten sounds of the past.
There was a time when New York was a manufacturing town. A lot of the former factory buildings are still standing in Queens, just east of Manhattan. In Brooklyn and SoHo, many of them have been converted to apartments and lofts. That’s New York for you. Well, heads up, hipsters: New York is a maker […]
“Before the Bitcoin protocol was invented, most computer scientists thought a system like Bitcoin was impossible because of a famous problem in computer science called the Byzantine Generals’ Problem. The problem, in a nutshell, is how to coordinate among distributed nodes to come up with a consensus that is resistant to attackers who are trying […]
What kind of full-time worker needs a second full-time job just to make ends meet? An entrepreneur launching a startup, that’s who. Unfortunately, this is not an unfunny riddle, but more often than not, a cold, hard, fact. Rather than being able to invest his heart, soul, and time into his new business, the average […]