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Best practices as a service is a key investment theme to watch in 2021

Enterprise IT has been completely transformed by SaaS the past decade. Okta last week published a report that showed that the largest companies now use 175 apps, a doubling over the past few years. Mo

Grammarly launches new features to improve your business writing

Grammarly, the popular spelling and grammar checker, is launching a few new features for its paying users today that go beyond some of its traditional tools to help its users make their overall writin

CMU researchers develop an automatic politeness engine for text-based communications

If you’re a typically terse communicator who could probably benefit from a little more civility in your everyday communications, a new Carnegie Mellon University research project could be the an

Grammarly adds custom style guides for business users

Grammarly, the popular tool that aims to help you avoid grammar and style gaffes, today announced the launch of custom style guides for its paying business users. Like with any style guide, the idea h

SignalFire, just six years old, has raised $500 million across two new funds

SignalFire, a six-year-old, San Francisco-based venture firm that prides itself on mining what it says is more actionable data about, well, the world, has just raised a pair of funds that total $500 m

Startups Weekly: The unicorn from down under, an Uber TV show and All Raise’s expansion

In this week's newsletter: Pendo raises $100M, 'cloud kitchens' is an oxymoron and 'Super Pumped' is hitting the small screen.

Greylock GP Sarah Guo is as bullish on SaaS as ever

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where each week we discuss other people’s money and what sense their investment choices make (or don't).

Grammarly raises $90M at over $1B+ valuation for its AI-based grammar and writing tools

While attention continues to be focused on the rise and growing sophistication of voice-based interfaces, a startup that is using artificial intelligence to improve how we communicate through the writ

Grammarly gets a tone detector to keep you out of email trouble

In recent months, Grammarly started expanding beyond its core grammar and spellchecking tools by adding features like a more detailed clarity score, for example. Today, it’s expanding on this w

Grammarly goes beyond grammar

Grammarly, the popular grammar and spellcheck tool, is launching a significant update to its browser extensions, web app and native desktop apps today. In its early days, Grammarly was all about the m

Grammarly now saves you from embarrassing mistakes in Google Docs, too

Grammarly now supports Google Docs. Over the course of the last few years, Grammarly has made a name for itself as one of the better grammar and spelling checkers on the market. As a Chrome extension,

Google Docs gets an AI grammar checker

You probably don’t want to make grammar errors in your emails (or blog posts), but every now and then, they do slip in. Your standard spell-checking tool won’t catch them unless you use an

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules,

Equity podcast: Where did Snap’s market cap go, and why does Josh Elman like grammar?

Welcome back to another episode of Equity, TechCrunch’s weekly podcast focused on finding the humor in money. This week, our own Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and Alex Wilhelm, along with Greylo

Grammarly raises $110 million for a better spell check

Some people really need help with grammar. To that end, Grammarly has been quietly building a freemium grammar checker to help students, writers and people who want to make a good impression on social