AI art and sexualization of women – 코리아타임스

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Vista Equity Partners to acquire insurance software company Duck Creek for $2.6B

Vista’s $19 per-share offer represents a 46% premium on Duck Creek’s most recent market closing price, and a 64% premium on its volume-weighted average price (VWAP) over the previous 30 days, equating to $2.6 billion, which Vista said it will pay in an all-cash transaction. Duck Creek “Vista has an established track record of partnering […]

German Neobank Ruuky Files for Insolvency –

The German neobank Ruuky announced it has filed for bankruptcy after less than three years in operation.In a LinkedIn post Monday (Jan. 9), the Hamburg-based FinTech said the decision comes after the company experienced incredible growth, amassed a loyal customer base, and became the largest Neobank on social media in Europe.“We are living in challenging times, […]

Artist Banned From Subreddit Over Work Resembling AI Art – Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic Sensitive to Art & its Discontents An artist was banned from a popular Reddit art community based on accusations that his artwork was an AI-generated design — or looked too much like one.Ben Moran, an artist based in Vietnam, posted an image of his work “A Muse in Warzone” (2022), which he says was created […]

Releaf, Centbee, Muqbis, Mahaseel Masr raise venture funding – The Capital Quest

Releaf, a Nigerian technology company that seeks to make it easier for consumer goods manufacturers in Africa to access ingredients for their factories, has raised $3.3 million in an oversubscribed pre-Series A funding round.The funding round was led by Samurai Incubate Africa, which re-invested after leading Releaf’s seed round.Other investors who took part include Consonance […]

Africa's Nexta, Kenzz, Bumpa, Maplerad, Strove get early-stage … – The Capital Quest

Egypt-based fintech Nexta has secured $3 million from local digital financial services provider eFinance.This comes after the company raised $2.2 million in pre-seed funding led by Disruptech with participation from some international investors earlier this year.The fresh funding will be used to prepare for an official launch in a few weeks.Founded in 2021 by Ibrahim Farag and […]

Is AI-Generated Art 'an Insult to Life'? – Slashdot

Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed Nickname: Password: Nickname: Password: The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way. Talking about an event from 2016 (concerning AI-generated movements of models) is utterly irrelevant to what AI art is […]

Attention uses natural language processing to help sales reps sell faster

The New York-based startup announced today it has raised $3.1 million led by Eniac Ventures, with participation from institutional investors Frst, Liquid2 Ventures, Maschmeyer Group Ventures and Ride Ventures. The round also included the founders of Ramp, Pawp, Truework and CB Insights. Attention was founded in September 2021 by CEO Anis Bennaceur and CTO Matthias […]

How can fintech startups outlast the VC winter?

However, in spite of all the crazy stories this year, there are real opportunities for aspiring fintech startups to become the new heroes of the multitrillion-dollar banking and embedded finance industry. In particular, I’m hearing that investors are reluctant to fund future potential unless it comes hand in hand with concrete customer traction. So if […]