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Harver raises $8.1 million, seeks to “kill” resumes with AI recruitment platform

Matching candidates to jobs is a frustrating process for employers and job seekers, with attrition rates for beginning positions often hitting 100% each year. Harver, founded in 2014 in Amsterdam, is applying AI to...

The future of getting dressed: AI, VR and smart fabrics

Cher Horowitz's closet from the film "Clueless" had a futuristic computer system that helped her put together outfits. Back in 1995, the concept teased what it might be like to get dressed in the...
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Amazon and Founders’ Co-op back new Seattle startup KITT.AI, born in Paul Allen’s AI2...

A new Seattle-based artificial intelligence startup called KITT.AI, incubated inside Paul Allen’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), has landed funding from Founders’ Co-op and Amazon’s Alexa Fund — preparing to launch a platform that will let developers...

Why Salespeople Need to Develop “Machine Intelligence”

Artificial intelligence (AI) is on quite a run, from Google’s AlphaGo, which earlier this year defeated Go world champion Lee Sedol four games to one, to Amazon’s Echo, the voice-activated digital assistant. The trend is...

Google Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise IT

At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization -- and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft...

Blockchain, Machine Learning Projects Take the Lead at Dun & Bradstreet

You wouldn't normally think of a 177-year-old company as one that would be on top of digital transformation and emerging data analytics trends. But Dun & Bradstreet has always been a data business, way back in 1841...

Feature Labs Launches Out of MIT to Accelerate Machine Learning

Feature Labs, a startup with roots in research begun at MIT, officially launched today with a set of tools to help data scientists build machine learning algorithms more quickly. Co-founder and CEO Max Kanter says...

Amazon’s smartphone flop was the best thing that happened to Alexa

Amazon’s Fire Phone may have been a surprisingly auspicious failure, I keep thinking as I watch the expansion of Alexa, the company’s cloud-based virtual assistant. Artificial intelligence is the future, specifically, voice-controlled AI that allows you...

Salesforce Working Hard to Gain an Edge with its Einstein AI

The driver in a car accident takes a picture of the damaged vehicle and sends it to an insurer for a coverage quote on the spot. A hat retailer uses data analytics to tweak its marketing formula and...

AI and insurance: How much privacy would you trade for a cheaper policy?

By Alston Ghafourifar, CEO and Co-Founder, Entefy Do you have car insurance? Health insurance? Homeowners insurance? Chances are you are a customer of at least one insurance company and a policyholder on one or more...

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