Wednesday , October 18 2017

Business

Indiez aims to raise the quality of freelancer platforms

Indiez is an up-and-coming freelance service that aims to bring a higher standard to a world that is dominated by the likes of Gigster, Upwork and Fiverr by taking a different, team-led approach. There are already plenty of options for developers who opt for freelance work perhaps because they don’t …

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Coca-Cola’s Alan Boehme is taking the CTO reins at Procter & Gamble

The former global chief technology officer of Coca-Cola, Alan Boehme, is trading the effervescent world of soda pop for the day-to-day necessities of detergents, deodorants, daily cleansers, diapers and dental hygiene at Procter Gamble, TechCrunch has learned. Boehme will take over as the global chief technology officer and vice president …

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2017 Nikon Macro Photo Contest Winners Program The World Like You’ve Never ever Seen Before

Image credits: Catarina Moura, Dr. Sumeet Mahajan, Dr. Richard Oreffo & Dr. Rahul Tare Phyllobius roboretanus (weevil), Keszthely, 10th location < img height="1037"src="https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nikon-small-world-photomicrography-competition-2017-winners-59db1bc5e3493__880.jpg"width="880"> Image credits: Dr. Csaba Pintér Plastic fracturing on credit card hologram, Texas, 11th location < img height="587"src="https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nikon-small-world-photomicrography-competition-2017-winners-59db1c0e499e9__880.jpg"width="880"> Image credits: Steven Simon Opiliones(daddy longlegs) eye, Washington, 12th place …

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ROSS Intelligence lands $8.7M Series A to speed up legal research with AI

Armed with an understanding of machine learning, ROSS Intelligence is going after LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters for ownership of legal research. The startup, founded in 2015 by Andrew Arruda, Jimoh Ovbiagele and Pargles Dall’Oglio at the University of Toronto, is announcing an $8.7 million Series A today led by iNovia Capital with participation from …

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Petuum secures $93M Series B to push AI into the mainstream

With a shortage of machine learning developers bearing down on the industry, startups and big tech companies alike are moving to democratize the tools necessary to commercialize artificial intelligence. The latest startup, Petuum, is announcing a $93 million Series B this morning from Softbank and Advantech Capital. Founded last year by Dr. Eric …

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