02/07/2018

Weekly News Recap #1

Celonis, a Munich start-up company that aims to decrease process inefficiencies by gathering and analysing logistical data in real time has previously raised $27.5 million, this time around the $50 million, totaling their funds to $77.5 million and its valuation up to $1 billion. Founder and CEO Alexander Rinke developed Celonis with the thought in mind that it just took too much time (5 days on average)
09/07/2018

Weekly News Recap #2

News about Microsoft and Google bidding for GitHub, a web-based development platform that allows it’s users to build software, manage projects, host and review code and so much more, have been circulating the web for a while now. Chris Wanstrath, GitHub founder, reportedly preferred to go with Microsoft’s bid due to his close relations with the CEO Satya Nadella. In the last few years,
16/07/2018

Weekly News Recap #3

In their latest move to develop more consumer hardware, Facebook poached a top Google chip developer, Shahriar Rabii, to help them build their very own silicon. Facebook is following the example of many tech giants that are bringing chip design in-house rather than relying on big-name suppliers like Intel and Qualcomm. The new chips will potentially replace Qualcomm’s own, currently used in Facebook’s
23/07/2018

Weekly News Recap #4

Reminiscent of Facebook’s Messenger, Instagram is adding a new feature which will allow you to see when your friends are online and available to chat! Instagram noted, “When your friends are active on Instagram, you’ll see a green dot next to their profile picture in various spaces within the app, including the Direct inbox and your friend list when you share a post from the feed.” This...