Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Chinese game developer Kunlun invests $3 million in Silicon Valley AI company

Publicly traded Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Technology Co. Ltd.announced on Wednesday a $3 million USD investment in Kunlun AI, a new company jointly established by Kunlun Tech’s Hong Kong subsidiary and a few undisclosed partners. Kunlun Tech...

Executive Interview: Atul Arya, Blackstraw.ai

Blackstraw.ai Seeks to Fast-Track AI Adoption with Smart Building Blocks AI Trends recently caught up with Atul Arya, CEO and Founder of Blackstraw. The veteran machine learning leader most recently at Nielsen is transforming the AI...

Woebot is the World’s First Mental Health Chatbot

Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across more than 130 countries, Woebot is undoubtedly a busy therapeutic chatbot. The good news is that Woebot recently secured $8 million to gain access to mental...

Twitter Buys Artificial-Intelligence Startup to Help Fight Spam, Fake News and Other Abuse

By AI Trends Staff Twitter, as part of ongoing efforts to improve the “health” of discussions on the platform, announced that it has acquired U.K.-based artificial-intelligence startup Fabula AI. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, according...

Executive Interview: Paola Santana, CEO and Founder of Social Glass

Company Takes a Data-Driven Approach to Governance; “We Can’t Change What We Can’t See” is the Social Glass Motto Paola Santana is a lawyer, public procurement expert and tech entrepreneur creating the world’s next political system...

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...

Why an AI Pioneer Ditched Silicon Valley for Beijing

Mo Zhang is revolutionizing the path from seeing a product to buying it. Say you’re watching a program on a smart TV or another device, and you like an outfit being worn by a...

AI in Edmonton: Home to Reinforcement Learning

Edmonton, Home to Reinforcement Learning, now a Foundation of AI, is Retaining AI Talent, Attracting Investment Including DeepMind The capital of Edmonton in the Canadian province of Alberta, like its counterparts in Toronto and Montreal,...

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...

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...






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