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iRobot is a US based advanced tech outfit that develops proprietary technology incorporating advanced concepts in “navigation, mobility, manipulation and artificial intelligence to build robots,” that serve three tiers : Home, Security and Remote presence. Now, taking the Home segment further, the company is believed to be working on an

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Bedrock Data, a startup founded by former employees of sales and marketing software provider HubSpot, has launched its data integration platform for businesses, officially launching the firm as well and also garnered  $3.11 million in Series A funding led by .406 Ventures. The new funding will fuel continued product development

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FinTechNews

The RBC Wallet, powered by RBC Secure Cloud, is now available, enabling RBC Mobile clients to purchase goods and services with their RBC Interac Debit or Visa credit cards using their Bell Mobility Android smartphone. “We are excited to bring the RBC Wallet to RBC and Bell Mobility clients,” said

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Machine LearningNews

Word is that Snapchat, the Los Angeles based photo messaging application, is preparing a foray into a very hot branch of artificial intellligence – deep learning. Citing a knowledgeable source, VentureBeat reveals that the popular app, with an interest in deep learning has been developing a research team “to run

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Supercomputer manufacturer Cray will integrate and deliver two next-generation supercomputers and associated storage for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) at Argonne National Laboratory, through a subcontract obtained from Intel, it announced earlier last week. Part of Cray’s new line of supercomputers (currently codenamed “Shasta”), the

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A year ago, Cessar Cerrudo, the CTO at IOActive Labs showed how the poorly secured traffic control system in the US cities can be hacked into and manipulated, much like what we’ve seen in movies like Die Hard 4 and Italian Job. Such vulnerability is common to most countries, using

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Genius, the online knowledge base, earlier known as Rap Genius, enables annotations and interpretation of ‘song lyrics, news stories, primary source documents, poetry, and other forms of text, by breaking down text with line-by-line annotations, added and edited by anyone in the world. Founded in 2009 by Yale graduates,  Mahbod

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Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s fully managed NoSQL document database service that was first previewed mid last year, is now generally available, the software giant revealed Wednesday. The latest offering addresses the growing demands for mobile first, cloud first application development, wrote the Director of Program Management, DocumentDB, John Macintyre, in a

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FinTechNews

Bitcoin Exchange startup, Buttercoin is shutting down this week as they havent been able to generate new funding. Backed by investors included Google Ventures and Y Combinator, Buttercoin pulled in more than $1 million in funding in 2013. But then came the boom — with bitcoins soaring in value to

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Zenpayroll has received $60 million funding in a round led by Google Capital. Other investors in this Series B funding include Emergence Capital Partners, General Catalyst, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, and Ribbit Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers a cloud-based system to automate tax calculations and payroll

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