Roxy grabs $2.2 million seed investment to build Alexa-like voice devices customized for business – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Some of the biggest names in technology are all in on voice-controlled devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but Roxy, a Seattle-based startup believes that businesses need a voice system […]

Skyscanner buys Twizoo to add social content shout-outs to travel reviews – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Travel metasearch giant Skyscanner has acquired Twizoo, a small London-based startup which makes a platform for brands to automate injecting relevant social content across their digital footprint. Terms of the acquisition have […]

Skype launches Photo Effects – sticker suggestions powered by machine learning – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Not content with merely launching its own take on Instagram and Snapchat’s Stories, Skype today is adding another copycat-like feature to its app: photo stickers. The company says it’s introducing new “Photo […]

Volkswagen and Google to bring quantum computing benefits to cars – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Computers have changed cars at least as much as they’ve changed our daily lives, but a new partnership between Google and Volkswagen could transform transportation further still: The two are collaborating on […]