tech:

taffy

AlphaSense raises $100M

New York City-headquartered market intelligence and search platform provider AlphaSense has raised $100 million in funding. This is in addition to its $225 million Series D financing round.

Investors in AlphaSense’s latest round include CapitalG, Alphabet’s independent growth fund, and existing investors, including the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) and Viking Global Investors.

AlphaSense’s platform and search technology leverages AI and language models, and helps professionals extract relevant insights from an extensive universe of public and private content, including equity research, earnings calls, company filings, news, trade journals, and expert interviews, according to the company.

The latest round pegs AlphaSense at a $1.8 billion valuation, according to the company.

[Image courtesy: AlphaSense]

Just in

Google to relaunch Gemini AI picture generator in a ‘few weeks’ following mounting criticism of inaccurate images — CNBC

Google plans to relaunch its image-generation AI tool in the next “few weeks,” according to Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis, writes Hayden Field. 

Broadcom divests End-User Computing to KKR in $4B deal

Broadcom has agreed to sell its End-User Computing (EUC) division to investment firm KKR in a deal valued at $4 billion. This move will see the division, which focuses on digital workspace solutions, becoming an independent company following the sale's completion.

Myko AI raises $2.7M

Miami, Fl-based Myko, an AI platform provider focused on analyzing sales and revenue data, has secured $2.7 million in seed funding.

Reddit hasn’t turned a profit in nearly 20 years, but it just filed to go public anyway — CNN

Reddit — which is not yet profitable — says it seeks to grow its business through advertising, more e-commerce offerings and by licensing its data to other companies to train their artificial intelligence models, writes Clare Duffy and John Towfighi.