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Christoph Auer-Welsbach Contributor Christoph Auer-Welsbach is an experienced founder, investor and product manager active in the fields of artificial intelligence, blockchain, IoT and web/mobile. He is the co-founder of the global applied AI community City.AI. This year, artificial intelligence will further elevate the enterprise by transforming the way we work, securing digital assets, increasing collaboration
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Building conversational interfaces is a hot new area for developers. Chatbots can be a way to reduce friction in websites and apps and to give customers quick answers to commonly asked questions in a conversational framework. Today, Google announced it was making Dialogflow Enterprise Edition generally available. It had previously been in Beta. This technology
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Pluralsight, the Utah-based education technology company, has revealed its IPO filing.  Given the timing of the unveiling, the company is likely targeting a May public debut. Its core business is online software development courses, helping people improve their skills in categories like IT, data and security. Businesses small and large pay Pluralsight to help train their
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Streaming service Netflix is famous for its unique culture. The most well-known example is the company’s no-vacation policy, which allows employees to take off as many days as they choose, whenever they choose. That policy is just a symbol of a broader attitude in the company, according to CEO Reed Hastings. “There’s a whole lot
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While companies’ operations become increasingly fragmented into a wide variety of different spots — especially if they exist somewhere in a group of different cloud tools — making sure those operations are still healthy has become more and more critical. And for companies whose lifeblood is directly keeping that software online longer, it’s even more
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After 10 hours of verbal flogging by an incensed Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemed like a leader whose pedestal had cracked. Over and over during his testimony this week, he apologized for lapses in his company’s handling of user data. He emerged from the hearings with months’ worth of homework for him and his
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The official theme of this year’s TED conference is “The Age of Amazement.” But the unofficial theme may well be “Ugh, Facebook.” The first two days of TED’s polished, elite gathering of technofuturists overlapped with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s painful-to-watch congressional hearing. That awkward timing only added fuel to the general air of anti-Facebook sentiment
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Criminal records, driving records, employment verifications. Companies that use on-demand employees need to know that all the boxes have been checked before they send workers into the world on their behalf, and they often need those boxes checked quickly. A growing number of them use Checkr, a San Francisco-based company that says it currently runs
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