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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 […]
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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 […]
UK-based Travelopia, a specialist travel group, has been acquired by the global investment firm KKR. The company was bought from the German firm TUI for €381 million, reports Market Watch.
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 […]
UK-based Upstream, a leading mobile commerce platform, announced that it has raised €25 million in growth financing by the European Investment Bank. The financing has been granted with the support of the EU budget guarantee under the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).