Google Cloud’s Natural Language API gets content classification and more granular sentiment analysis – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Google Cloud announced two updates this morning to its Natural Language API. Specifically users will now have access to content classification and entity sentiment analysis. These features are particularly valuable for brands […]

Salesforce Ventures launches $50 m fund to encourage AI development on Salesforce platform – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Salesforce Einstein, the AI toolset for Salesforce.com, turned one today and to celebrate Salesforce Ventures announced a $50 million fund to encourage startups to build AI-fueled applications on top of Salesforce. Over the years many successful […]

Keybase launches fully encrypted Slack-like communications tool — and it’s free – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Keybase added to its encrypted tool kit today when it launched Keybase Teams, an open source, Slack-like communications tool with end-to-end encryption. Desktop and mobile versions are available for download now. It may […]

WordPress to ditch React library over Facebook patent clause risk – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Automattic, the company behind the popular open source web publishing software WordPress, has said it will be pulling away from using Facebook’s React javaScript library over concerns about a patent clause in […]

Facebook is the latest tech giant to hunt for AI talent in Canada – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Facebook is turning its attention to Canada with a new AI research office in Montreal. Google and Microsoft already have outposts in the city and countless other tech companies, including Uber, have […]

Heptio raises $25M Series B to help bring cloud-native computing to the enterprise – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Heptio, the startup founded by Kubernetes co-founders Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda (who started the open-source project together with Brendan Burns who is now at Microsoft), today announced that it has raised […]

Programmers can now access Test IO code QA service in Jira development tool – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Software quality-assurance testing has sometimes taken a backseat in today’s rush-rush agile development environment. Into the breach has stepped on-demand testing startups like Test IO, giving developers easy access to a stable […]