Thursday, April 15, 2021

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...

DimensionalMechanics builds AI pattern recognition and analysis toolkits

DimensionalMechanics develops off-the-shelf pattern recognition and analysis tools so companies don’t need to build their own artificial intelligence software. Who: Rajeev Dutt, president and CEO The team: Dutt, who has a background in theoretical physics and...

The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple Continue To Buy AI Startups

Nearly half of the AI companies acquired since 2011 have had VC backing. Nearly 140 private companies working to advance artificial intelligence technologies have been acquired since 2011, with over 40 acquisitions taking place in 2016 alone (as of...

Private Industry, Accademia Stepping Up in AI Fight Against Covid-19

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor The worldwide Covid-19 spread is a tragic experience that is spurring innovators to try many approaches to slowing it down, measuring it, treating it and ultimately the hope...

Sensay Chat Platform Raises $4.5M

Sensay, the chatbot startup that lets people ask for advice from fellow users, has today announced the close of a $4.5 million seed round extension led by Norwest Venture Partners. Other participants include Greycroft...

Here’s What Happens When a Deep Litigator Understands Deep Learning

AI Trends editors spent a few minutes with Nick Brestoff last week as his company, the deep learning startup Intraspexion announced that it will launch its patent-pending system to avoid litigation at the 2016...

Augmented reality search engine Blippar raises $54 million

Blippar, the AR company that lets you see extra, rich content by simply pointing your phone at an object, has today announced the close of a $54 million Series D funding round. The round...

GoButler pivots to fully-automated service, starting with flight search and discovery

Virtual assistant GoButler's latest app suggests that rumors of its demise may not be on the mark.  Flight search and discovery is interesting but I'm keen to be able to ask GoButler to pack...

DarwinAI Emerges from Stealth with Design, Optimization and Explainability Platform for Deep Learning

DarwinAI, a Waterloo, Canada startup creating next generation technologies for Artificial Intelligence development, has announced it is emerging out of stealth with $3M in seed funding — co-led by Obvious Ventures and iNovia Capital,...

DigitalGenius breaks through Bot limitations

Bots seem to be all the rage this week, thanks to the release of Facebook’s Messenger Bot program at F8, but not everyone sees bots as the way to keep up with the customer service glut. DigitalGenius,...




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