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Paul Sawers

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Recent articles by Paul:

Uber now lets U.S. riders book trips for $50 an hour

Uber is introducing a new service that allows riders in the U.S. to book trips for $50 per hour up to a maximum of seven hours. → Read More

Facebook is an arbiter of truth, whether Mark Zuckerberg likes it or not

Mark Zuckerberg has walked into the flames that engulfed Twitter after it appended fact-checking labels to tweets issued by President Donald Trump. → Read More

Google now lets merchants accept bookings for online services

Google is introducing a handful of new features and tools to help businesses transition from the physical to virtual worlds. → Read More

Aircall raises $65 million to grow its cloud-based contact center platform

Aircall, a cloud-based contact center platform for businesses, has raised $65 million in a series C round of funding led by DTCP. → Read More

SoftBank joint venture uses connected car data to improve U.S. roads

SoftBank has formed a joint venture with two other Japanese companies to support U.S road maintenance programs using data garnered from connected cars. → Read More

Scandit raises $80 million to power mobile barcode scanning with AR and computer vision

Scandit, a company that develops mobile barcode scanning and computer vision technology, has raised $80 million in a series C round of funding. → Read More

Scandit raises $80 million to power mobile barcode scanning with AR and computer vision

Scandit, a company that develops mobile barcode scanning and computer vision technology, has raised $80 million in a series C round of funding. → Read More

HTC cofounder Peter Chou launches XRspace to bring social VR to the masses

Virtual reality (VR) has been given a renewed sense of purpose due to a global pandemic that has led billions of people to adapt to a new “remote” world order. And Peter Chou wants to be at the forefront of this resurgence. → Read More

HTC cofounder Peter Chou launches XRspace to bring social VR to the masses

In a global announcement streamed on YouTube today, XRspace finally revealed how it is bringing social VR to the public during a time of social separation. → Read More

Run The World raises $10.8 million to bring live events online

Run The World has raised $10.8 million in a round of funding co-led by Andreessen Horowitz and Founders Fund to help companies launch live events online. → Read More

Google highlights hotels that cater to COVID-19 responders

Google is introducing a new feature that shows which hotels have special rates and policies for frontline workers dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

RapidAPI raises $25 million to grow its API marketplace

RapidAPI, an online marketplace where developers can discover application programming interfaces (APIs), has raised a further $25 million. → Read More

Shopify rival Ecwid raises $42 million amid ecommerce boom

Ecwid, a Shopify-style ecommerce platform, has raised $42 million in a round of funding after seeing "dramatic growth" due to the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

Navenio raises $11 million to bring indoor mapping and localization to hospitals

Navenio, an AI-powered platform designed to map buildings and help locate people where GPS is ineffective, has raised $11 million. → Read More

How AI and remote collaboration tools could help the construction industry get back to work

Builders, electricians, and plumbers can't work over Zoom, but digital technology could play a big part in getting the construction industry back to work. → Read More

Confluera raises $21 million for automated cyberattack detection, tracking, and response

Confluera, a cybersecurity startup that helps companies autonomously detect and track attacks in real time, has raised $21 million. → Read More

Contentsquare raises $190 million to give brands UX insights for websites and apps

Contentsquare, which uses predictive analytics to give brands insights into how consumers are interacting with their websites, has raised $190 million. → Read More

Clear Labs raises $18 million to expand its automated food safety platform to COVID-19 testing

Clear Labs, which provides automated food safety technologies to food manufacturers, has raised $18 million to expand its platform to COVID-19 testing. → Read More

Capital G leads $50 million investment in managed cybersecurity provider Expel

Expel, a managed security service provider that companies outsource their cybersecurity to, has raised $50 million in a round of funding led by Capital G. → Read More

VanMoof raises $13.5 million for electric bikes as cities reclaim roads from cars

Dutch electric bike company VanMoof has raised $13.5 million in fresh capital, as cities around the world seek safer and cleaner modes of transport. → Read More