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DroneBase raises $12M in Series B funding, announces enterprise AR tool for drone pilots

DroneBase raises $12M in Series B funding, announces enterprise AR tool for drone pilots

Breaking News
 If you have purchased a drone in the last year or two, there’s a high likelihood that it only emerges from your gadget closet a few times per year, if that. That probably doesn’t leave you feeling too great about your purchase, but it also leaves an expensive piece of professional equipment that a lot of people could use lying dormant. DroneBase is a startup that connects drone… Read More
Growth Hacking as a Marketing Tool

Growth Hacking as a Marketing Tool

Business
Put on that ski mask and get behind a proxy because today we are talking about hackers (No, not the 90’s flick that touched the hearts of compuanarchists and cyberpunks everywhere). Growth hacking is becoming a more integral part of business. Are you keeping with the times? Why do you need growth hacking? Sometimes having a great product or service is not enough to grow a company. You’re a smaller business, swarmed in the stampede of like-organizations. What makes you stand out from the herd? We take all the help we can get to achieve growth, and that’s where the growth hacker comes into practice. What is growth hacking? Imagine a funnel. You pour something in, and the funnel brings it closer and closer together until it is all deposited in an exact desired location. Now...
UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it

UK outs extremism blocking tool and could force tech firms to use it

Breaking News
 The UK government’s pressure on tech giants to do more about online extremism just got weaponized. The Home Secretary has today announced a machine learning tool, developed with public money by a local AI firm, which the government says can automatically detect propaganda produced by the Islamic State terror group with “an extremely high degree of accuracy”. Read More
YC-backed Sketchbox is a tool for designing AR/VR environments without code

YC-backed Sketchbox is a tool for designing AR/VR environments without code

Breaking News
 Designing VR and AR products is a challenge that’s not particularly well-suited for this reality. Unity and Epic Games have made great strides in adapting their workflows to allow users to edit virtual reality content in a very precise way, but at the same time, they’re both still very technical programs tailored towards people who are technically skilled. Today, Sketchbox is… Read More