Adikteev raises $12 million for its mobile marketing platform

French startup Adikteev raised a $12 million funding round led by Ring Capital and BNP Paribas Développement, with existing investors ISAI, Ventech and Laurent Asscher also participating. It’s also worth noting that it represents Ring Capital’s first investment after raising its initial $170 million fund. Adikteev is an adtech startup that previously acquired Motion Lead, …

Google team will bring Smart Replies to more chat apps

Reply should have some intelligent features as well, such as a “sorry I can’t talk” driving mode and a vacation responder to stop coworkers from bugging you when you’re off the clock. It should also punch through silent mode if there’s an urgent message demanding your attention. The effort is very early — Area 120 …

Valentine’s Day Special: The Best and Worse Romances in Games

In this article, I will take a look at some of the best and worse romances ever in videogames. It’s Valentine’s Day, so pucker up and lay one on me. Alternatively, just enjoy reading this romance-focused article. “Love is a game that two can play and both win by losing their heart.” – Eva Gabor …

Faraday Future may have received a $1.5 billion lifeline

Accordingly, the company’s Hanford, California factory should soon be on track. Work on it is believed to be starting in “30 to 60 days,” with production underway by December. The company’s second car, the FF81, is now expected to get an unveiling at a showcase in Beijing. We’ve asked Faraday Future for comment, although it’s …