Sunday, September 20, 2020

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...

Under the Radar: Apple acquires AI startup Tuplejump

Apple quietly acquired a little-known Hyderabad-based startup a few months ago for an undisclosed amount and while little is known about what Tuplejump does, the word is that this is part of the Cupertino-based giant's exploration...

Opinion: Data is Holding Back AI

By Sultan Meghji, Founder & Managing Director at Virtova  I remember grumbling, “Good lord this is a waste of time,” in 1992 while I was working on an AI application for lip-reading. The grumble escaped...

Ex-­Googlers raise $2.5M for Pattern, to manage customer relationships for salespeople

Pattern, a year-old, Redwood City, Ca.- based startup, wants to become a kind of external brain that lightens the load of managing customer relationships for salespeople. Felicis Ventures, SoftTech VC, and First Round Capital have just...

Verdigris takes $9M to power its AI energy consumption analytics b2b startup

We hear a lot about the Internet of Things on the consumer side. The oft trotted out example of the ‘smart’ refrigerator that tells consumers when they’ve run out of the milk, and so on. But more serious potential...

The revolutionary chipmaker behind Google’s project Tango is now powering DJI’s autonomous drone

A small European startup, Movidius, is poised to emerge as a powerhouse in the age of computer vision A few weeks ago DJI unveiled its newest drone, the Phantom 4, the first craft to offer...

‘Autonomous tech’ will surge in 2016 — keep an eye on these 8 players

We’re about to see a surge in “autonomous devices” — devices that are aware of their environment, their state, and incoming data and that have the ability to learn and make decisions on their...

Feature Labs Launches Out of MIT to Accelerate Machine Learning

Feature Labs, a startup with roots in research begun at MIT, officially launched today with a set of tools to help data scientists build machine learning algorithms more quickly. Co-founder and CEO Max Kanter says...

Narrative Science: Start-Up Lessons From the Once-Again Hot Field of AI

In 2010, Kris Hammond, an experienced artificial intelligence researcher, and a few partners founded Narrative Science. The Chicago start-up’s software ingests and interprets numbers for things like investment holdings, billing records and sports statistics...

Entrepreneurs everywhere can now solve the problems of humanity

Not long ago, all of the major innovations came from big research labs in the West. And Silicon Valley not only built the core technologies but also the best applications of these. This is...




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