Apple reportedly acquires Israeli AI startup RealFace for its ‘frictionless face recognition’ software

Apple has acquired Tel Aviv, Israel-based Realface, a machine learning startup whose facial recognition technology can be used to authenticate users, according to reports from Calcalist (in Hebrew) and The Times Of Israel. Founded in 2014, RealFace says it has developed an innovative way of recognising people, self-reportedly building A.I software that “brings back human […]

TrueLayer launches its banking API in private beta after $1.3 million round

Bank API platform TrueLayer has launched its private beta following a $1.3 million funding round from Connect Ventures and Graph Ventures. TrueLayer is a platform that connects fintech developers with traditional banks’ customer information – or “bridging the divide” as it puts it – to implement into their apps while staying within regulations. The API […]

Berlin adtech startup Realzeit acquired for “seven-figure sum” by DCMN

Berlin-based mobile marketing and advertising startup Realzeit has been acquired by German marketing giant DCMN. Neither party has disclosed any figures but the deal is a “seven-figure sum”, they said. The acquisition will allow DCMN to move further into programmatic advertising, it said, which is Realzeit’s primary area of focus. The company has built a […]