Wednesday, January 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...

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...

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...

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,...

Weekly Brief: AI Making Inroads Into Maritime Industry via Startups

The traditional maritime industry is about to be disrupted by marine technology startups incorporating AI, robotics and other new technology that have the potential to lower costs and improve outcomes. Here is a review...

Keeping Sharks at Bay with the Help of AI

Does the idea to use artificial intelligence (AI), drones and electric force fields to prevent sharks from eating human bathers have teeth? Several tech start-ups in Australia say yes. Officials in the United States are...

AI Start-up Umbo CV Raises $2.8M – Brings Deep Neural Network to the Security...

Umbo CV, an artificial intelligence start-up and provider of event recognition systems that think and learn like humans for the professional security industry, announced that it completed a $2.8 million round of seed funding...

Rudina Seseri, Glasswing Ventures: AI will be in everything; transformation is happening fast

Rudina Seseri, founder and managing partner of Glasswing Ventures of Boston, has over 14 years of experience in technology investments in startup companies in a range of fields including digital media, marketing technologies and...

Dimensional Mechanics Launches Out of Stealth with NeoPulse AI Platform

Today DimensionalMechanics, a company launching out of stealth to make artificial intelligence scalable in the enterprise, announced the close of an oversubscribed $4.7 million Series A round of financing and introduced NeoPulse™, a flexible cloud-based...






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