Human resources software startup Rippling has raised a $250 million Series D round led by Kleiner Perkins and Bedrock Capital at a valuation of more than $11 billion, in the latest sign of investors’ enthusiasm for subscription software companies that automate corporate business functions. The round, which more than doubles Rippling’s valuation after its last funding in October, also shows...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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