Comcast Grows Presence, Investing in Early-Stage Ventures

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Trailing behind only Google, Intel, and Salesforce, Comcast is placed at the forefront of a shifting economy and digital tech age. Comcast has earned a high margin on return as well as valuable lessons within the startup world through investments like Dollar Shave Club. “We are in the first or second inning” of an era that is “as fundamental as … Read More

Unity Raises $400 Million To Fuel VR/AR Strategy

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Earlier this week, Unity Technologies announced it has raised $400 million in new funding from private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. Unity’s previous investors valued the San Francisco-based company at $1.5 billion but now value to the company at $2.6 billion. Unity, whose game engine speeds up the time it takes developers to produce a game, will use the new … Read More

What Every Strategist Should Know After Microsoft Build Conference 2017

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Microsoft held its Build Conference on May 10 – 12, 2017. The annual conference held in Seattle, Washington is the company’s annual multi-day event aimed towards application engineers using Microsoft technologies. Although hosted for the development community, there are several important implications for the strategist who doesn’t live and breathe code. Microsoft’s VR Plans Extend Beyond Richmond Analysts have been … Read More

Microsoft Announces Siri Competitor with Voice-Activated VR Experience

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By: Jason Rhee, Greenlight Insights  Microsoft announced a new program, Custom Speech Service, as a part of their Microsoft Cognitive Services. Custom Speech Service is a suite that amplifies innovation in artificial intelligence and machine learning. This software allows developers to implement custom speech recognition tools in their applications – improving user interaction. Alongside this announcement, Human Interact has debuted … Read More