Sources: UiPath raises ~$120M Series B at $1B+ valuation for enterprise back-office automation bots; UiPath raised $30M at estimated $109M valuation in April (TechCrunch)

March 2, 2018

TechCrunch: Sources: UiPath raises ~$120M Series B at $1B+ valuation for enterprise back-office automation bots; UiPath raised $30M at estimated $109M valuation in April  —  The initial hype around bots — applications that run partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Delayed shippers hope Vancouver rail improvements accelerate

The Port of Vancouver, Canada. (Photo credit: Shutterstock.) Cargo owners and forwarders shipping through the Port of Vancouver hope the spring thaw will accelerate recent improvements in rail service issues that have contributed to delays of six to eight days that shippers have endured since December. Canadian National Railway (CN) said Thursday,… Source: http://www.joc.com

March 2, 2018
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National Consumer Protection Week

Original release date: March 02, 2018 March 4–10 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), an event to encourage people and businesses to learn more about avoiding scams and understanding consumer rights. During NCPW, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its partners highlight free resources to help protect consumers. NCCIC/US-CERT recommends consumers participate in the FTC/Facebook live chats and review the following NCCIC/US-CERT security tips: Protecting Your Privacy Avoiding Social Engineering and…

March 2, 2018
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Google expands snippets to provide multiple answers to search queries that could be interpreted in different ways (Michelle Robbins/Search Engine Land)

March 2, 2018

Michelle Robbins / Search Engine Land: Google expands snippets to provide multiple answers to search queries that could be interpreted in different ways  —  Google has been rolling out many new search features over the past few months related to images, featured snippets, and the knowledge graph. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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