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venturebeat.com - Kyle Wiggers - Google launches suite of AI-powered solutions for retailers
Google launches suite of AI-powered solutions for retailers
VentureBeat

Google today announced the launch of Product Discovery Solutions for Retail, a suite of services deigned to enhance retailers' ecommerce capabilities and help them deliver personalized customer experiences. Product Discovery Solutions for Retail…

phys.org - Science X staff - Using 100-million-year-old fossils and gravitational-wave science to predict Earth's future climate
Using 100-million-year-old fossils and gravitational-wave science to predict Earth's future climate
Phys.org

A group of international scientists, including an Australian astrophysicist, has used findings from gravitational wave astronomy (used to find black holes in space) to study ancient marine fossils as a predictor of climate change. The research…

wired.com - Daniel Oberhaus - NASA Is Training an AI to Detect Fresh Craters on Mars
NASA Is Training an AI to Detect Fresh Craters on Mars
WIRED

For the past 15 years, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been doing laps around the Red Planet studying its climate and geology. Each day, the orbiter sends back a treasure trove of images and other sensor data that NASA scientists have used…

microsoft.com - Cruise and GM team up with Microsoft to commercialize self-driving vehicles - Stories
Cruise and GM team up with Microsoft to commercialize self-driving vehicles - Stories
Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO, DETROIT and REDMOND, Wash. – Jan. 19, 2021 – Cruise and General Motors on Tuesday announced they have entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving…

techcrunch.com - Frederic Lardinois - ETH spin-off LatticeFlow raises $2.8M to help build trustworthy AI systems
ETH spin-off LatticeFlow raises $2.8M to help build trustworthy AI systems
TechCrunch

Image Credits: piranka / Getty Images LatticeFlow, an AI startup that was spun out of ETH Zurich in 2020, today announced that it has raised a $2.8 million seed funding round led by Swiss deep-tech fund btov and Global Founders Capital, which…

venturebeat.com - Kyle Wiggers - Trovata.io raises $20 million to aggregate enterprise bank accounts with AI
Trovata.io raises $20 million to aggregate enterprise bank accounts with AI
VentureBeat

Banking technology startup Trovata.io today announced it has raised $20 million in a series A round led by Wells Fargo Strategic Capital. The investment will be used to deliver new services and accelerate multi-bank APIs globally, the company says…

techcrunch.com - Jonathan Shieber - K Health expands into virtual childcare and raises $132 million at a $1.5 billion valuation
K Health expands into virtual childcare and raises $132 million at a $1.5 billion valuation
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Busakorn Pongparnit / Getty Images K Health, the virtual health care provider that uses machine learning to lower the cost of care by providing the bulk of the company's health assessments, is launching new tools for childcare on the…

forbes.com - VMware Contributor - VMware BrandVoice: Faster To The Future Of Banking
VMware BrandVoice: Faster To The Future Of Banking
Forbes

What will banking look like 10 years from now? Financial services and more specifically banking, has changed so much during the last decade. Many retailers and shoppers worldwide now prefer electronic payments over cash or credit. They embraced…

newsfilecorp.com - Entheon Biomedical Corp. - Entheon Biomedical Partners with Divergence Neuro Technologies Inc. for Predictive Biomarker Platform Development
Entheon Biomedical Partners with Divergence Neuro Technologies Inc. for Predictive Biomarker Platform Development
Newsfile

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 19, 2021) - Entheon Biomedical Corp. (CSE: ENBI) (FSE: 1XU1) (OTC Pink: ENTBF) ('Entheon' or the 'Company'), a biotechnology company focused on developing psychedelic medicines to treat…

techcrunch.com - Devin Coldewey - Facebook and Instagram's AI-generated image captions now offer far more details
Facebook and Instagram's AI-generated image captions now offer far more details
TechCrunch

Every picture posted to Facebook and Instagram gets a caption generated by an image analysis AI, and that AI just got a lot smarter. The improved system should be a treat for visually impaired users, and may help you find your photos faster in the…

bloomberg.com - Yaacov Benmeleh - Remote Care Startup K Health Valued at Over $1.4 Billion
Remote Care Startup K Health Valued at Over $1.4 Billion
Bloomberg

Firm raises $132 million led by GGV Capital and Valor About 4 million U.S. users have accessed the AI-powered app K Health raised $132 million in a funding round led by GGV Capital and Valor Equity Partners after the Covid-19 pandemic led to a…

forbes.com - Mori Kabiri - Council Post: How AI Is Being Used In The Legal Industry
Council Post: How AI Is Being Used In The Legal Industry
Forbes

Founder and CEO at Counself Inc. Pop culture has heavily influenced our general idea of what artificial intelligence (AI) is, from engineered villains like Agent Smith to wholesome robots like Wall-E. Hollywood loves to exaggerate for dramatic…

zdnet.com - Mary Jo Foley - Microsoft invests in General Motors' self-driving subsidiary Cruise
Microsoft invests in General Motors' self-driving subsidiary Cruise
ZDNet

Microsoft is investing in General Motors' self-driving subsidiary Cruise. In return, Cruise and GM are touting Azure as their 'preferred' (though not exclusive) cloud vendor. According to the January 19 press release about the deal, Cruise will use…

businessinsider.com - Ashley Stewart - EXCLUSIVE: Oracle created a new cloud and AI org, and an exec once under consideration for co-CEO has stepped back in to lead it
EXCLUSIVE: Oracle created a new cloud and AI org, and an exec once under consideration for co-CEO has stepped back in to lead it
Business Insider

Don Johnson announced in June plans to leave Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to focus on 'the broader cloud mission of the company.' Now he's back at OCI, running a newly formed org called Oracle Cloud Platform & AI Services, Insider has learned. Clay…

businessinsider.com - Nancy Luna - How much does Postmates pay engineers, data scientists?
How much does Postmates pay engineers, data scientists?
Business Insider

Uber bought Postmates last month in a deal that includes the delivery company's sophisticated tech stack. Insider analyzed US Office of Foreign Labor Certification disclosure data to see the base salaries for various tech-focused roles. Insider…

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