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Pento, a Danish startup working on a better payroll experience for companies and employees, has raised $2.8 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Point Nine Capital and Seedcamp, with participation from a number of smaller funds and angel investors, including departing Atomico Partner Mattias Ljungman. The company had...

Streaming music subscriptions continue to drive the U.S. music industry’s growth and revenues, according to a new report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) released this week. The organization said total music revenue grew 18% to $5.4 billion in the first half of 2019, with streaming music accounting...

PwC is starting to see returns from its efforts to reskill its workforce in AI and apply machine learning to the tax domain. Credit: Getty Images Self-Learning Models Seen Helping to Eliminate Mundane Work in Finance, Leaving Experienced Domain Experts to Oversee the AI Bjarne Berg, PhD, DBA, MBA, a...

It’s nearing the end of Bag Week 2019, where we highlight the best receptacles for the tech we cover daily, and we’ve got a few more winners for you. Earlier this week I collected a few excellent waxed canvas laptop bags together, a sequel to last year’s round-up, but these...

It is two weeks since the US women’s football team shut down midtown Manhattan on their World Cup victory parade and Megan Rapinoe, the team’s co-captain and most visible member, is still trying to come down from the high. We are in Los Angeles, where the US national team is...

Thomson Reuters employs AI in its large-scale text classification and natural language processing applications, freeing up knowledge workers. AI Being Employed to Further Mission of Mass Media Company with a Heritage in Large-Scale Text Classification  Dr. Khalid Al-Kofahi, Head of AI at Thomson Reuters, has years of experience applying AI...

General Electric’s stock is tanking after the release of a report claiming the company has been misleading investors. Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE Thursday of engaging in accounting fraud worth $38bn. He said GE is heading for bankruptcy and is hiding $29bn in long-term care losses. GE says Markopolos’ claims...