Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10...

ScaleFactor, the Techstars alumnus that’s selling accounting and payroll management software as a service, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding as it looks to scale up...

Google’s Apigee teams up with Informatica to extend its API ecosystem

Google acquired API management service Apigee back in 2016, but it’s been pretty quiet around the service in recent years. Today, however, Apigee announced a number of smaller...

Apple is introducing a health record API for developers this fall

For all of the news that Apple managed to cram into today’s 135 minute (!) WWDC keynote this morning, the event was actually pretty light on health care updates. It...

Music payments startup Exactuals debuts r.ai, a “Palantir for music royalties”

Exactuals, a software service offering payments management for the music industry, is debuting r.ai, a new tool that it’s dubbed the “Palantir for music”. It’s a service that can track...

New Affectiva cloud API helps machines understand emotions in human speech

Affectiva, the startup that spun out of the MIT Media Lab several years ago with tools designed to understand facial emotions, announced a new cloud...

Plasticity wants to help chatbots seem less robotic

Y Combinator backed Plasticity is tackling the problem of getting software systems to better understand text, using deep learning models trained to understand what they’re reading...

Patient data API pivotal to DeepMind’s push into UK’s NHS

DeepMind Health’s inaugural collaboration with the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), initially focused on...

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FirstMark Capital’s Catherine Ulrich is joining us at TechCrunch Sessions: AR/VR

One of the underlying trends of VR/AR investment in 2018 is that money has become harder to come by for startups which may...