Cloud Gaming Platform Shadow Gets A New Ceo And Cto

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Cloud gaming platform Shadow gets a new CEO and CTO: Romain Dillet


There are some changes at the helm of Blade, the French startup behind Shadow. Mike Fischer is going to work for the company and become Chief Executive Officer. Jean-Baptiste Kempf is joining the company as Chief Technology Officer. Shadow is a cloud computin…

Balderton's Chandratillake doffs his cap to Clubhouse, says enterprise audio is next: Mike Butcher


Suranga Chandratillake has (almost) seen it all. After being the early CTO for Autonomy, he went on to found the blinkx video search engine in 2004, long before many thought we’d even need one. He scaled the company to San Francisco and the US market, eventua…

Europe will go it alone on digital tax reform in 2021 if it must, says EU president, as bloc directs €150BN in COVID-19 relief toward cloud, AI and broadband: Natasha Lomas


Europe will propose its own digital tax early next year if there’s no agreement at a global level on how to update taxation rules for the Internet age, EU president Ursula von der Leyen said today, reiterating the bloc’s determination not to let tax reform sl…

Outfunnel picks up €1.1M pre-seed to bridge the gap between marketing and sale: Steve O'Hear


Outfunnel, a startup that has built software to help companies “bridge the gap between marketing and sales functions,” has quietly raised €1.1 million in funding. The pre-seed round was led by Paua Ventures and byFounders, with participation from Lemonade Sta…

User-generated e-learning site Kahoot acquires Actimo for up to $33M to double down on corporate sector: Ingrid Lunden


Norwegian company Kahoot originally made its name with a platform the lets educators and students create and share game-based online learning lessons, in the process building up a huge public catalogue of gamified lessons created by its community. Today the s…

Facebook addresses political controversy in India, monetization opportunities, startup investments: Manish Singh


At the beginning of the previous decade, Facebook had a tiny presence in India. It had just started to slowly expand its team in the country and was inking deals with telecom operators to make access to its service free to users and even offer incentives such…

Zwift, maker of a popular indoor training app, just landed a whopping $450 million in funding led by KKR: Connie Loizos


Zwift, a 350-person, Long Beach, Calif.-based online fitness platform that immerses cyclists and runners in 3D generated worlds, just raised a hefty $450 million in funding led by the investment firm KKR in exchange for a minority stake in its business. Permi…

Gravity Sketch scores $3.7M seed for its VR-based product design and collaboration platform: Steve O'Hear


Gravity Sketch, the London-based product design and collaboration platform that utilises virtual reality, has raised $3.7 million in funding. The seed round was led by Kindred Capital, with participation from Point Nine Capital and previous investor Forward P…

China tops 110 million 5G users in less than a year: Rita Liao


Over 110 million users in China have signed up for 5G plans, announced president of the China Academy for Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), a think tank under the telecoms watchdog Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, at an indust…

Homage’s Gillian Tee on how technology can serve the world’s aging population: Catherine Shu


It’s always a pleasure to chat with Homage co-founder and chief executive Gillian Tee because of her nuanced take on how technology can help elderly and other vulnerable people. According to the United Nations, people 65-years-old and over is the fastest-gro…


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