New gaming platform will debut one short game each day of the year

A new gaming platform called Meditations could be a great fit for people who love playing those random online games a few minutes a day to decompress. It promises to launch one new “tiny game” every day in 2019, each one accompanied by text to serve as a “meditation, distraction, lesson or inspiration.” According to […]

Giphy unveils its short-form video platform

Giphy is again moving beyond the traditional confines of everyone’s favorite animated image format, the GIF. The company is soft launching its video platform Friday, which showcases the 118 finalist videos from the first Giphy Film Fest, held earlier this week. The Film Fest videos slot into various categories, including narrative, stop-motion, animated and experimental. […]

Paymentwall spins out Terminal3 as payment platform for games

Paymentwall, a global payments platform, has spun out Terminal3, a newly established video games monetization and distribution platform that will focus exclusively on the gaming industry. “It’s crazy how far we have come since 2011,” said Honor Gunday, CEO and Founder of Paymentwall, in a statement. “Paymentwall started out in San…Read More

HealthTap’s platform uses AI to dispense treatment advice

HealthTap, a Palo Alto, California-based company delivering connected health apps, announced a slew of platform updates today at VentureBeat’s Transform 2018 conference that “augmented the patient experience” with artificial intelligence. It also revealed that it has served more than seven billion answers to health patients’…Read More

Chinese car giants team up on a ridesharing platform

It’s not just Western automakers jumping head-first into transportation services. Three of China’s largest car brands (Chongqing Changan, Dongfeng and FAW Group) have launched a venture that will create a ridesharing platform. T3 Mobile Travel Services will bring in partners from other fields to create the Uber-style service, and it’ll unsurprisingly take advantage of the […]

SensorUp Raises $2M Seed Round to Accelerate Expansion of IoT for Geospatial Platform

PRESS RELEASE: CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 5, 2018– SensorUp, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) for geolocation company, today announced that it has raised $ 2 million in seed financing, led by Vanedge Capital. The financing will allow SensorUp to accelerate the go-to-market campaign of their award-winning SensorThings C…Read More

Identity management platform Auth0 raises $55 million

Identity management and authentication platform Auth0 has raised $ 55 million in a series D round of funding led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures, Meritech Capital, K9 Ventures, and World Innovation Lab. Founded in 2013, Auth0 offers a platform that helps any third-party website or application…Read More