Tuesday, January 26, 2021

UPS drivers exploring tag team deliveries with drones

he delivery giant tested drone delivery Monday in Florida, offering a reminder of UPS' interest in using new technologies to improve deliveries. UPS used a new electric delivery truck with a drone launchpad atop it....

Will GM Beat Google to the Self-Driving Car with the help from this Startup?

Kyle Vogt couldn't do anything to help his dustpan-shaped battlebot Decimator as it took a saw blade to the belly. The CO2 tank powering its primary weapon ruptured, sending his droid skittering into the spikes lining the arena. Moments...

How fabled research lab SRI invents the future, one startup at a time

Nick Triantos was on a mission to find a job where he could help build the next big thing. This ultimately drew him to SRI, where he currently serves as managing director of the...

Bot market for startups, challenging with great opportunity

Check out AI World's Bot Workshop Dexter, the bot platform incubated by Betaworks, announced last week that it had raised $2.3 million to accelerate its bot platform. Originally begun as a workflow automation platform, Dexter recently...

MIT Spinout Insurify Raises $2 Million To Replace Human Insurance Agents With A Robot

Insurify, a startup out of MIT, today announced the launch of Evia (Expert Virtual Insurance Agent), an artificially intelligent virtual insurance agent that aims to find you better car insurance using a photo of...

Startup Deepgram raises $1.8M to develop “Google for sound”

Deepgram co-founders, 20-year-old wunderkind Noah Shutty and his University of Michigan lab supervisor Scott Stephenson, definitely have faith in sound. The two left behind promising research in particle physics, researching the creation of Dark Matter in the bowels of...

Investor rush to artificial intelligence is real deal

Silicon Valley loves a new fad. To judge by the spate of fundraising by start-ups in recent weeks, it has found one in an idea that is more than half a century old: artificial...

StatMuse Picks Up $10M For Its AI-Based, Graphic Search Engine For Sports Statistics

The business of sport revolves around stats — from those who use them to improve performance, through to enthusiasts who look at them for fun, or for more financial ends. Now a startup that helps make it easier for...

Investing in AI – A Good Bet!

It’s difficult to predict how artificial intelligence technology will change over the next 10 to 20 years, but there are plenty of gains to be made. By 2018, robots will supervise more than 3 million human workers;...

About to hit US streets: robot deliveries

In early February, delivery startup Postmates will begin testing ground robots in D.C., and DoorDash will follow suit in Redwood City. Customers placing orders during daylight may receive an order from the robots, which autonomously...




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