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Matt Marshall

Matt Marshall

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Dean Takahashi

Dean Takahashi

Lead Writer for Gamesbeat
Jeffrey Grubb

Jeffrey Grubb

Writer
Barry Levine

Barry Levine

Senior Writer
Chris OBrien

Chris OBrien

European Correspondent
Jordan Novet

Jordan Novet

Staff Writer
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2006

VentureBeat total Funding

$3.6 m

VentureBeat latest funding size

$3.30 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

VentureBeat investors

VentureBeat's latest funding round in July 2014 was reported to be $3.3 m. In total, VentureBeat has raised $3.6 m
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VentureBeat is looking for a Director of Events Content

VentureBeat is seeking a Director of Events Content to report directly to the CEO. The role will oversee speaker recruitment for VentureBeat’s portfolio of events (Transform, VB Summit, GamesBeat, and BLUEPRINT). You will help determine the overarching themes for each of VentureBeat’s events and lia…

San Diego Fire Department to test remotely piloted drones as part of FAA program

The San Diego Fire Department today began tests of camera-equipped drones to help fight fires. Firefighters on the ground will deploy the drones, but once they're in the air, the drones will be controlled by trained drone pilots using the Cape telepresence drone platform.

Amazon’s Alexa debuts Answer Updates to respond later to questions it can’t answer immediately

Amazon is introducing a feature today designed to return to you with the right answer when Alexa fails to answer your question. Answer Updates will be rolled out to Alexa-enabled devices over the course of the coming week, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. Say “Alexa, turn on Answ…

R2 uses big data to develop AI solutions for enterprise customers

EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley startup R2 uses big data tools to deliver trained AI models to businesses without development expertise.

Halla taps AI for personalized grocery and dish recommendations

Halla I/O leverages AI to deliver food recommendations to grocery store shoppers and food delivery app users.

LittleBits’ Avengers Hero Inventor Kit turns kids into superhero programmers

LittleBits's Avengers Hero Inventor Kit puts kids in the shoes of their favorite superhero -- and teaches them how to code, too.
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NextVR’s NBA streaming slate begins with two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors

Startup NextVR is preparing to stream the 2018-2019 NBA season across all platforms, beginning Sunday with defending champs, the Golden State Warriors.

Battlefield V War Stories hands-on — Lots of action, emotion, and sacrifice

Electronic Arts' DICE studio made a good decision to invest in the single-player vignettes, the War Stories, for Battlefield V.

Heartland Tech Weekly: Recruiting tech talent away from the Bay Area takes persistence

Tech workers don't just decide to leave the heart of the tech industry for an up-and-coming startup hub overnight. It takes consistent visits.

AirPods are suddenly ‘sold out’ across Apple Stores, hinting at refresh (updated)

Apple's international storefronts are saying the AirPods are "sold out" across multiple countries, apparently signaling an imminent refresh.

SoundCloud Go+ music subscription now includes high-quality streaming (updated)

SoundCloud Go+ music subscriptions now include high-quality streaming in the premium $9.99 per month plan.

Lucid Software raises $72 million to grow its web-based design and diagramming software

Lucidchart has raised $72 million to grow its web-based design and diagramming tool.
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