Category: Artificial Intelligence

Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups

Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups
Another week, another new Google initiative targeting AI startups. We started the month with the announcement of Gradient Ventures, Google’s
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Ebay to launch visual search tools for finding products using photos from your phone or web

Ebay to launch visual search tools for finding products using photos from your phone or web
Ebay this morning announced its plans to introduce new image search capabilities that will allow the company to better compete
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iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M

iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M
Consumer robot maker iRobot is to acquire its largest European distributor, Robopolis, in a cash deal worth $141 million. The
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Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software
Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital, Sequoia Capital
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This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie

This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie
As moviemaking becomes as much a science as an art, the moviemakers need to ever-better ways to gauge audience reactions.
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AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems

AI Grant aims to fund the unfundable to advance AI and solve hard problems
Artificial intelligence-focused investment funds are a dime a dozen these days. Everyone knows there’s money to be made from AI,
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Facebook is hiring a (human) AI Editor

Facebook is hiring a (human) AI Editor
Human: Oh sweet bot, tell us a story! A nice story! About a very wise human who worked his whole
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Qualcomm opens its mobile chip deep learning framework to all

Qualcomm opens its mobile chip deep learning framework to all
Mobile chip maker Qualcomm wants to enable deep learning-based software development on all kinds of devices, which is why it
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HubSpot acquires Kemvi to bring more AI into its sales and marketing platform

HubSpot acquires Kemvi to bring more AI into its sales and marketing platform
HubSpot is announcing that it has acquired Kemvi, a startup applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to help sales teams.
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Nexar releases 55K street pics from 80 countries to spur autonomous driving

Nexar releases 55K street pics from 80 countries to spur autonomous driving
Nexar has released a dataset that it says is the world’s largest photo set featuring geographically diverse images for automotive
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