Thursday, March 21, 2019

Gateway to Prime? Amazon opens Alexa to 3rd party devs, aims for AI takeover

Amazon seems to be continuing its strategy of expanding Alexa from the ashes of its aborted Fire Phone project – this week expanding its...

For IT firms, artificial intelligence a new route for revenue growth

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), India’s largest software services exporter, is looking to increase by 20% the revenue per employee in its information technology...

Why Google, Facebook, Microsoft and IBM Are Desperate to Give Away AI Technology

Leading computing companies are helping both themselves and others by open-sourcing AI tools. Facebook is releasing for free the designs of a powerful new computer...

SenseTime Raises US$600 Million in Series C Funding

SenseTime, a leading AI company based in China, has successfully raised US$600 million in its Series C round of funding. Alibaba Group is taking...

Inside Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

IN EARLY 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Thirumalai, a computer scientist who’d left IBM in 2005 to head Amazon’s recommendations team,...

Deep Learning Enterprise Software Spending to Surpass $40 Billion Worldwide by 2024

Enterprises Are Increasingly Focused on Deep Learning as an Enabling Technology, Especially for Data-Intensive Business Processes Deep learning, which has emerged as one of the...

The Pyramid of Artificial Intelligence

We are on the 'ground floor' of the Artificial Intelligence Pyramid (and no one knows how to get to the next floor) I have the great opportunity of...

ABI Research Forecasts Almost One Million Businesses Worldwide Will Adopt AI Technologies by 2022

ABI Research predicts the number of businesses adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies worldwide will grow considerably, up from 7,000 this year to nearly 900,000...

The AI Future for NVIDIA: Interview with CEO Jensen Huang

It’s about making the lives of scientists and researchers easier, Jensen Huang, CEO and co-founder of Nvidia tells TechCrunch. He’s speaking of the keynote address...

Apple Hires Google’s AI Chief John Giannandrea

Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, a major coup in its bid to catch up to the artificial...






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