Sentry raises $60 million to monitor app performance in real time

Sentry Platform

Application performance monitoring startup Sentry today announced it has secured $60 million in series D financing for a post-money valuation of $1 billion. Sentry says the funds will fuel product development and go-to-market functions, as well as hiring across the company’s San Francisco, Toronto, and Vienna offices.

Read More

C3.ai exec says lack of automation is holding back AI progress

Model driven architecture

After more than a decade of providing a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment for building and deploying AI applications, C3.ai launched an initial public offering (IPO) in December 2020. Earlier this month, in partnership with Microsoft, Shell, and the Baker Hughes unit of General Electric, the company launched the Open AI Energy Initiative to enable organizations in the energy sector to more easily share and reuse AI models.

Read More

Kite launches Team Server to extend its code-completion ML assistant to enterprises

The ML-based code completion tool Kite launched its Team Server today, complementing its existing offerings for individual developers with an enterprise-grade version for entire teams of them.
Kite’s Team Server builds on its original coding assistant through deploying GPUs within enterprises’ internal networks, enabling them to create custom-trained models from their proprietary code to meet internal standards, and providing security features like its SSH tunnel proxy for encryption.

Read More

How AI and ML innovations are driving the need for hardware transformation

Presented by SambaNova Systems
To stay on top of cutting-edge AI innovation, it’s time to upgrade your technology stack. In this VB Live event, you’ll learn how innovations in NLP, visual AI, recommendation models, and scientific computing are pushing computer architecture to the cutting edge.

Read More

Google launches Document AI suite of parsing and processing tools in preview

Google this morning launched the Document AI (DocAI) platform, a console for document processing hosted in Google Cloud, in preview. The company says it’s aimed at automating and validating documents by extracting data from documents and making them available to business apps and users. An IDC report revealed that document-related challenges account for a 21.3% productivity loss, and U.S. companies waste a collective $8 billion annually managing paperwork.

Read More

Kite expands its AI code completions from 2 to 13 programming languages

Kite, which suggests code snippets for developers in real time, today added support for 11 more programming languages, bringing its total to 13. In addition to Python and JavaScript, Kite’s AI-powered code completions now support TypeScript, Java, HTML, CSS, Go, C, C#, C++, Objective C, Kotlin, and Scala.

Read More