Ethyca raises $4.2M to simplify GDPR compliance – TechCrunch

Ethyca raises $4.2M to simplify GDPR compliance – TechCrunch

GDPR, the European data privacy regulations, have been in effect for over a year, but it’s still a challenge for companies to comply. Ethyca, a New York City startup, has created a solution from the ground up to help customers adhere to the regulations, and today it announced a $4.2 million investment led by IA […]

Facebook says it’s under antitrust investigation by the FTC – TechCrunch

Facebook says it’s under antitrust investigation by the FTC – TechCrunch

Facebook’s investors were not fazed by the announcement of a $5 billion FTC fine after baking it into share price expectations, but Facebook’s admission that it was now under investigation by the FTC over antitrust issues was a surprise. Facebook detailed in its Q2 earnings release that it has paid the record fine and agreed […]

Facebook ignored staff warnings about “sketchy” Cambridge Analytica in September 2015 – TechCrunch

Facebook ignored staff warnings about “sketchy” Cambridge Analytica in September 2015 – TechCrunch

Facebook employees tried to alert the company about the activity of Cambridge Analytica as early as September 2015, per the SEC’s complaint against the company which was published yesterday. This chimes with a court filing that emerged earlier this year — which also suggested Facebook knew of concerns about the controversial data company earlier than […]

Google updates its speech tech for contact centers – TechCrunch

Google updates its speech tech for contact centers – TechCrunch

Last July, Google announced its Contact Center AI product for helping businesses get more value out of their contact centers. Contact Center AI uses a mix of Google’s machine learning-powered tools to help build virtual agents and help human agents as they do their job. Today, the company is launching several updates to this product […]

iSpace becomes the first private Chinese company to launch satellites to orbit – TechCrunch

iSpace becomes the first private Chinese company to launch satellites to orbit – TechCrunch

With as successful launch from the Gobi desert blasting off at around 1:10 PM Beijing time (1:10 AM ET), Chinese space launch startup iSpace (which, awesomely, is also called ‘StarCraft Glory Space Technology Co.’) became the first private Chinese commercial space launch provider. The company’s SQX-1 Y1 rocket delivered two commercial satellites to an orbit […]

Buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 – TechCrunch

Buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 – TechCrunch

Early-stage enterprise startup founders listen up. That sound you hear is opportunity knocking. Answer the call, open the door and join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise on September 5 in San Francisco. Our day-long conference not only explores the promises and challenges of this $500 billion market, it also provides an opportunity for unparalleled exposure. How’s […]