Friday, September 20, 2019

Startup Using Machine Learning And Aerial Images To Reduce Risks From Wildfires

California’s hillsides are still green, thanks to a surplus of rain in the past few months, but the state is already exhorting homeowners to build 100 feet of “defensible space” around their homes, an ominous warning...

$15M Global Learning XPRIZE Names Two Grand Prize Winners

XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced two grand prize winners in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE. The tie between Kitkit School from South Korea and...

Chinese AI Start-up Megvii Raises $750 Million Ahead of Planned HK IPO

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Technology Ltd, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round. The funding raises start-up Megvii’s valuation to slightly over $4 billion...

Meet OilX – Startup Using AI to Transform the Oil Trade

Artificial intelligence has been making inroads into the oil and gas industry for a while now after the industry realized all the benefits it could reap from the deployment of these technologies. Now, it...

Warner Music Group Makes Record Deal with an Algorithm

One of the newest additions to the group of artists working with Warner Music Group — taking a spot alongside names like Ed Sheeran, Madonna, Coldplay and Camilla Cabello — is a bundle of...

Determined AI Announces the Future of AI Infrastructure

By Neil Conway, Evan Sparks, and Ameet Talwalkar of Determined AI We are entering the golden age of artificial intelligence. Model-driven, statistical AI has already been responsible for breakthroughs on applications such as computer vision,...

Determined AI Envisions AI-Native Infrastructure

By AI Trends Staff Determined AI officially launched this week, announcing the company with a blog post written by Neil Conway (CTO), Evan Sparks (CEO), and Ameet Talwalkar (Chief Scientist). The company plans to build...

Here Are 50 Women-Led Startups That Are Crushing Tech

Every year we talk about how this will be the Year of the Woman because of the incredible advances women are making. There's no doubt that 2019 will go down in history as the first time...

The AI Market Is Growing, But How Quickly Is Tough To Pin Down

If you work in tech, you’ve heard about artificial intelligence: how it’s going to replace us, whether it’s over-hyped or not, and which nations will leverage it to prevent, or instigate, war. At Crunchbase News, however, our editorial bent...

Factoring in Data Costs for Your AI Startup

By Ivy Nguyen, Zetta Venture Partners Data gives AI startups a defensive moat: The more data the startup collects to train an AI model, the better that model will perform, making it difficult for a...






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