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4 things you should do before meeting with venture capitalists

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Getting a meeting with a venture capitalist is notoriously difficult, but there is such a thing as being too fast to get connected. If you aren’t properly prepared, […]

What stage of open-source adoption has your company reached?

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Open-source software (OSS) has won over the tech industry, a reality dramatically demonstrated by Microsoft’s evolution. When open source first emerged as a trend in 1998, Microsoft responded with hostility. By 2018, the company had changed directions completely and acquired GitHub, the leading platform for developing open source software. If you can’t beat ‘em, join […]

Ed Fries interview — From building games for the original Xbox to investing in gaming startups

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Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Without good games, the original Xbox would have crumbled in defeat before the gaming might of Sony and Nintendo. While Microsoft is […]

Report: 76% of U.S. startups feel confident about entering 2022

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a new report from Angel Investment Network, confidence has strongly returned to the startup ecosystem in the U.S. and in the U.K. 18 months since the […]

The 2021 machine learning, AI, and data landscape

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It’s been a hot, hot year in the world of data, machine learning, and AI. Just when you thought it couldn’t grow any more explosively, the data/AI landscape just did: the rapid pace of company creation, exciting new product and project launches, a deluge of VC financings, unicorn creation, IPOs, etc. It has also been […]

Report: Applications and critical data vulnerable to attack

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more According to a report by Synopsys, 97% of software and systems targets tested during 2020 were found to contain a vulnerability. Furthermore, 30% of the targets had high-risk […]

AI Weekly: UN recommendations point to need for AI ethics guidelines

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more The U.N.’s Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) this week approved a series of recommendations for AI ethics, which aim to recognize that AI can “be of great […]

Amazon’s AWS expands free ‘egress’ data transfer limits

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Amazon’s AWS cloud division has announced a notable expansion of its free tier, increasing the amount of data that customers can transfer from AWS regions to the internet, […]

3 jobs to apply for this weekend (including a REALLY cool one at Twitter)

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Are you on the hunt for a new gig? Well, you have come to the right place. This week, we’re bringing you three brilliant (and interesting) roles that are available on VentureBeat Careers. So if you are looking for a new opportunity, get applying. Channel Sales Engineer, Mandiant Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted […]

Report: Cybersecurity recruitment, training misses the mark

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Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As the massive shortage of security talent and skills continues, sub-par recruitment processes and outdated training for cybersecurity professionals are exacerbating the problem, according to a new survey. If […]