Monday, May 20, 2019

Qualcomm Invests in Chinese AI Unicorn SenseTime for On-Device AI

SenseTime, China’s leading AI unicorn, on Nov. 15 announced a strategic investment agreement with global communications giant Qualcomm Inc., which is pending closing. (Photo above...

Google Cloud Platform cuts the price of GPUs by up to 36 percent

Google has announced lower prices for the use of Nvidia’s Tesla GPUs through its Compute Engine by up to 36 percent. In U.S. regions, using the...

AI & Academic Luminaries Appointed to Glasswing’s Connect Council

Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm investing in the next generation of AI-powered startups, this week unveiled its Connect Council. The Connect Council...

Intel poaches AMD’s Raja to counter Nvidia machine-learning lead

Intel has snatched rival AMD’s former SVP and Chief Architect of its Radeon GPU division, Raja Koduri (above), and tasked him with heading up...

Report from AI Now: AI is Still Waiting for its Ethics Transplant

Reports on the lack of ethics in artificial intelligence are many. But most of them are lightweight—full of platitudes about “public-private partnerships” and bromides...

Microsoft has officially listed AI as a top priority, replacing mobile

Microsoft has named artificial intelligence as one of its top priorities in a financial filing. The annual report for the company's 2017 fiscal year, which ended on June...

Questions to ask your vendor of AI and cybersecurity products

Artificial intelligence, more commonly known under AI acronym, has become a very hot topic these days. Forrester Research forecasts a 300 percent growth of AI...

Maria Johnsen: The Surprising Truth About Self-aware AI Robots

There are many speculations about what it would mean for a robot to have mindfulness of its own existence. Many assume that once a...

China’s largest AI unicorn SenseTime sets single round record by raising $410 million in...

SenseTime, China’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company that specializes in computer vision and deep learning, has raised $410 million in its Series B round...

Senator Cantwell: Defining what AI looks like for the federal government

Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., just drafted forward-looking legislation that aims to establish a select committee of experts to advise agencies across the government on the economic impact...






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