Tech startup Slack Technologies hires Noah Weiss to lead the company's Search, Learning and Intelligence group. This indicates Sack Technologies interest to invest more on artificial intelligence.
Dennis Crowley, the co-founder of Foursquare, has passed on the reigns to the able hands of the then-COO, Jeff Glueck. Around the same time, the company raised its much-needed fund of $45M at this year's round of financing.
Google just released the latest update of their map for both android and iOS platform. The latest update will give a more personalized restaurant recommendation to the user in the 'Explore' feature of the map.
Google's android update has been equipped with several new features taking the smart watches further up on the value chain. Android wear watches update is available with Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, Sony Smart watch, etc. The rolling out of android wear update is being expanded gradually to other devices.
Tech giant Microsoft invested $15 million in location-based social networking app Foursquare and inked a licensing deal to use the latter's places database in their products and services.
Charles Brinbaum, now a senior associate of Bessemer Venture Partners, previously worked at startup Foursquare. In his Venture Beat guest post, he gives four questions that anyone considering to work for a startup should ask themselves.
New York-based mobile location-based social network Foursquare has just raised $35 million in a financing round for its new platform for real-time ads, according to the company's Chief Executive Officer.
Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai was reported heading the mobile team of health insurance operator startup Oscar after leaving Foursquare last year.
Yelp added a new functionality, allowing everyone to write and edit full reviews through the Yelp mobile app.