Where Facebook is hiring. Q3'17 InsurTech. Robotic companions.

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We analyzed 2,000+ open job listings at Facebook by department and keywords. The analysis revealed the Menlo Park, California-based social media giant is rapidly increasing headcount to strengthen its specialized product and product innovation teams, including hiring aggressively for Oculus.

Out of this world

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Also, if you look at this, you realize that if the world economy was the solar system, India would be a black hole.

InsurTech in Q3'17

We just released our 48-page Q3'17 Insurance Tech Report in partnership with Willis Towers Watson.

Private tech investment by (re)insurers amounted to 85 deals through Q3'17, and is on pace to reach a new annual high.

Man's best robot friend

Robotic pets with fluffy coats and lifelike eyes are finding a market as elder care companions. One study found that therapy treatments with a robotic seal led to reduced medication use, better sleep, and other health improvements in patients with dementia — showing the potential for robotic pets to provide long-term clinical value.

Read about robotic companions here.

The Industry Standard

CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits.

Quartz. A look at India's IT industry with a reference to CB Insights research on the activity of India's IT giants.

VentureBeat. A report on the European tech scene with a reference to data found in the CB Insights Q3'17 French Tech Report with La French Tech.

Forbes. Roger Aitken (@aitkenrl) writes about R3's "blockchain-inspired" payments solution and cites data found in the CB Insights Blockchain Investment Trends Report.

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