Twitch is getting a new chief operating officer and some new vice presidents to help it continue to develop and launch community products on a steady schedule. The company, which now calls itself a “social video service,” wants to keep its lead in broadcasting live video to the internet, and its new leadership is coming in to provide more tools to keep content creators and their audiences engaged.
Above: Twitch COO Sara ClemensImage Credit: Twitch
The new executives include three hires. Sara Clemens is the biggest of those as she will overtake the role of chief operating officer af...more
Just about three years ago, I wrote The Future of Legal Tech: It’s Not as Scary as Lawyers Think and I believe that the technology adoption rate within legal has experienced a slight uptick. Companies are bundling offerings and several large acquisitions have taken place.
Bugsnag, an automated error monitoring platform for software developers, has revealed it raised a $9 million series B round last year, with GV (formerly Google Ventures) joining existing investors including Benchmark Capital and Matrix Partners.
The series B round, which closed in February 2017, was in addition to the $8.6 million it raised across two previous rounds — a $1.4 million seed round in 2013, followed by a $7.2 million round two years later.
Founded out of San Francisco in 2012, Bugsnag’s platform enables developer teams to automatically detect bugs in code, while allowi...more
Amazon’s Alexa will soon be available in the HP Pavilion Wave to do things like play music, control smart home devices, access more than 25,000 Alexa skills, and complete a number of other tasks.
Since the PC runs on Windows 10, the Pavilion Wave will be able to speak with both Microsoft’s Cortana and Alexa.
Just like Alexa in a smart speaker, a colorful LED on the front of the Pavilion Wave lights up to let you know when Alexa is listening (and recording) for a command.
Unlike Alexa on many other devices, Alexa in a personal computer will be able to bring up visuals to complete re...more