Press Releases

Vanderbilt Law To Host Conference With Top Minds in Artificial Intelligence

February 26, 2016 at 1:31 AM

How shall we manage machines that practice law? And will they replace lawyers, become their greatest resource, or both? For the first time, experts in the field of artificial intelligence will gather at an event dedicated to a full discussion of the future of machine learning in the legal profession.

Astro Digital Releases Software to Enable Anyone to Analyze Satellite Imagery

February 26, 2016 at 12:22 AM

Astro Digital today released a new version of their image processing software. This enables anyone to access their software, for free, and retrieve satellite imagery of any area on Earth. The company also offers an API that developers can use to incorporate satellite data into their products. The software itself

Google Launches DeepMind Health

February 26, 2016 at 12:15 AM

We founded DeepMind to solve intelligence and use it to make the world a better place by developing technologies that help address some of society's toughest challenges. It was clear to us that we should focus on healthcare because it s an area where we believe we can make a

IBM and SoftBank Launch First Japanese Language APIs for Watson

February 20, 2016 at 12:26 AM

A year ago, SoftBank teamed up with IBM to bring its supercomputer Watson to Japan. Now Watson has learned enough Japanese for developers to take advantage of its new skills. The two companies launched six Japanese APIs today. In addition to speech-to-text and text-to-speech services, they include: Natural language classifier:

Google Cloud Platform Blog: Google Cloud Vision API enters Beta, open to all to try!

February 20, 2016 at 12:14 AM

Today, we're announcing the beta release of Google Cloud Vision API. Now anyone can submit their images to the Cloud Vision API to understand the contents of those images from detecting everyday objects (for example, sports car, sushi, or eagle ) to reading text within the image or identifying product

Microsoft, Intel, Samsung, & others launch IoT standards group: Open Connectivity Foundation

February 20, 2016 at 12:03 AM

Giants of the tech world are banding together to found a new group to support the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) industry. The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) is touted as an open IoT standards group to unify standards, expedite innovation, and create IoT solutions and devices that work seamlessly together,

Trends Equity and Lux Research Announce AI World Conference and Expo

February 17, 2016 at 9:06 PM

Trends Equity and Lux Research Announce AI World Conference and Expo Event focuses on The Business and Technology of Artificial intelligence Trends Equity, Inc. and strategic research partner Lux Research, Inc. today announced AI World Conference and Expo, to be held November, 7 9, 2016 at the Hilton Parc 55,

FocusMotion Releases Creator, Automated Human Movement Machine Learning Tool for Developers

February 16, 2016 at 4:42 AM

FocusMotion, a motion recognition algorithm company dedicated to improving health through tracking and translating human movement, today announced Creator, the first machine learning tool that allows developers to teach the FocusMotion algorithm new movements. Any developer can use Creator to create movement, gesture and motion recognition algorithms that will identify

JASK, Building Artificial Intelligence for Cyber-Security, Raises $2 Million

February 16, 2016 at 1:53 AM

JASK, a new company pioneering artificial intelligence and advanced analytics for cyber-security, has raised more than $2 million in seed financing in a round led by Battery Ventures. Vertical Venture Partners and other prominent angel investors also participated. JASK intends to use the proceeds to develop its product and secure

Gorgias Raises $1.5M See Round

February 11, 2016 at 11:05 PM

Today, we re thrilled to announce that we ve raised a $1.5 million Seed round led by Charles River Ventures and Amplify Partners, to help build our new helpdesk. We re incredibly grateful to early users, customers, mentors we ve met both at NUMA and Techstars, and to our investors.

Diffbot raises $10 million for its artificial intelligence technology

February 11, 2016 at 10:47 PM

Today, Diffbot announced that the company secured $10 million in series A funding to build an AI that can autonomously synthesize the world’s largest database of knowledge. Known as the Global Index, Diffbot’s AI-synthesized database surpassed the size of Google’s own Knowledge Graph by using a combination of deep learning,

Machine Learning Company DataRobot Accelerates Growth with $33 Million in New Funding

February 11, 2016 at 9:20 PM

Leading VC firms show generous support for machine learning company and its predictive analytics platform Machine learning automation pioneer DataRobot, Inc.announced today that it has closed $33 million in Series B financing, bringing the total investment in the company to more than $57 million. New Enterprise Associates (NEA) led the

AI Market by Technology - Global Forecast to 2020

February 10, 2016 at 5:05 PM

Diversified application areas are expected to drive the artificial intelligence market The artificial intelligence market is estimated to grow from USD 419.7 million in 2014 to USD 5.05 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 53.65% from 2015 to 2020. This growth can be attributed to the factors such as

Artificial Intelligence Technologies are Quietly Penetrating a Wide Range of Enterprise Applications

February 5, 2016 at 9:01 PM

The advance of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has caught the attention of companies and institutions in a wide range of enterprise markets, and executives in almost every industry are considering the potential impact AI will have on their operations, business models, and bottom lines. AI technologies being evaluated and deployed

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes CognitiveScale as the 2015 Visionary Innovation Leader

February 5, 2016 at 6:46 PM

CognitiveScale , the Cognitive Cloud Company , has been recognized by independent analyst firm Frost & Sullivan as the 2015 Visionary Innovation Leader for Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Solutions. CognitiveScale delivers a new class of industry-optimized, machine intelligence-powered software that revolutionizes customer engagement and decision making for patients, shoppers, financial clients, and

Trends Equity Announces Launch of Online Publication Focused on Artificial Intelligence

February 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Trends Equity Announces Launch of Online Publication Focused on Artificial Intelligence AI Trends Delivers Need to Know Coverage of AI for Business Executives BOSTON, MA - February 3, 2016 Trends Equity announced today the launch of its new online publication focused on the business and technology of Artificial Intelligence, AI

Versium Launches Machine Learning Driven Automated LifeData Predictive Lead Score Service

January 28, 2016 at 11:14 AM

Versium, a leading data technology company that delivers automated data technology solutions to marketing agencies and enterprises, announced the LifeData Predictive Lead Score service. This self-service solution leverages machine learning and Versium s proprietary LifeData to help marketers quickly build accurate, customized predictive models, allowing them to improve marketing efficiencies

NEC develops Artificial Intelligence technology that makes decisions and plans based on predictions using Big Data

November 6, 2015 at 12:00 AM

NEC develops Artificial Intelligence technology that makes decisions and plans based on predictions using Big Data Tokyo, November 2, 2015 NEC Corporation today announced the development of a Predictive Robust Optimization Framework Technology, enabling software to make decisions and plans based on predictions, as part of its artificial intelligence (AI)

SanDisk Maximizes Production Quality with Machine Learning and Analytics Powered by Cloudera Enterprise

January 28, 2016 at 9:08 PM

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 -- Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, announced today that SanDisk, a global leader in flash storage, has deployed Cloudera Enterprise as an enterprise Introduces First Intelligent Auto Reply Functionality for Customer Support Organizations

January 27, 2016 at 10:33 PM

Powered by machine learning, Wise Auto Response frees up agent time, boosting productivity, accelerating response time and improving the customer experience., which delivers machine learning applications to help enterprises provide a better customer experience, today announced the availability of Wise Auto Response, the first intelligent auto reply functionality for

Accenture invests in artificial intelligence R&D

January 25, 2016 at 1:21 AM

Accenture says it is committing a significant portion of its global research and development to artificial intelligence and is opening a new Accenture Technology Lab and Centre for Innovation in Dublin, Ireland. Accenture is looking to take a lead in the growing field of artificial intelligence — technologies that enable

Twitter acquired artificial intelligence company Whetlab

January 25, 2016 at 12:26 AM

The changing of the guard in Twitter's executive suite hasn't put a halt to the company's M&A activity. Twitter announced that it has acquired Whetlab, a startup focused on machine learning technology. It's not immediately clear why Twitter decided to acquire Whetlab. But its machine learning technology potentially has a

Artificial intelligence start up gets $750,000 funding

January 25, 2016 at 12:23 AM

MUMBAI:, an artificial intelligence startup has raised $750,000 in a pre-Series-A funding round from YourNest angel fund and VentureNursery members. offers its deep learning algorithms for developers to build intelligent AI systems that can adapt and do multiple things with minimal inputs from humans. From creating an assistant

From $600M to $6B, AI Systems Poised for Dramatic Market Expansion in Healthcare

January 25, 2016 at 12:05 AM

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 5, 2016 -- Changes in healthcare delivery methods, timelines and payment options are requiring the adoption of innovative tools to manage patient information and make decisions. The need for data mining and decision-making has put artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled solutions at the forefront of the healthcare revolution.

Narrative Science Launches Narratives for Qlik

January 23, 2016 at 7:59 PM

January 20, 2016 Narrative Science, the leader in advanced natural language generation (NLG) for the enterprise today announced availability of Narratives for Qlik for Qlik Sense users, a first-of-its-kind product extension. The Narratives for Qlik extension, available for download, automatically generates dynamic narratives to accompany Qlik Sense visualizations, explaining what