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Artificial Intelligence Explodes: New Deal Activity Record For AI Startups

Posted in Software on 26th Jun, 2016 12:43 PM
by AlexMuller
In Q1'16, there were over 140 deals to startups focused on AI. Khosla Ventures emerges as most active VC investor in the category.
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+8

Google seems to be working on warehouse robots

Posted in Software on 24th Jun, 2016 05:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The patent outlines a series of robots that could be used in a warehouse, and a system for controlling how quickly they move to ensure that these bots can safely load cargo.
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+28

IBM and Xprize open $5M A.I. competition to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges

Posted in Software on 24th Jun, 2016 05:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Can AI be harnessed to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges? IBM and Xprize want to find out.
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+24

Teaching Computers To Reason and Learn by Analogy

Posted in Software on 23rd Jun, 2016 11:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Using a structure mapping system based on analogy, researchers have created a system that allows machines to reason more like humans do.
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+28

Stanford AI achieves 72-75.8% accuracy in understanding news articles

Posted in Software on 22nd Jun, 2016 10:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Enabling a computer to understand a document so that it can answer comprehension questions is a central goal of language processing.
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+37

How to get positioned for the upcoming Virutal Reality wave

Posted in Software on 21st Jun, 2016 11:46 AM
by AlexMuller
How can forward-looking businesses position themselves so they don’t get left behind when VR really takes off?
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+26

OpenAI says it will build a robot that can do housework as well as other intelligent agents

Posted in Software on 20th Jun, 2016 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
'We’re working to enable a physical robot to perform basic housework'
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+38

Two inventions that could deal with virtual-reality sickness

Posted in Software on 19th Jun, 2016 10:05 PM
by AlexMuller
What causes VR sickness is the clash between the visual motion cues that users see and the physical motion cues that they receive from their inner ears’ vestibular system.
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+29

A Drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer

Posted in Software on 18th Jun, 2016 11:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists said we were now in an explosive stage of merging advances in computing with medicine.
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+37

Google working on 'common-sense' AI engine at new Zurich base

Posted in Software on 18th Jun, 2016 02:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Google's high profile AI team DeepMind, based in London, has the broader ambition to "solve intelligence".
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+22

Google creates new European research group to focus on machine learning

Posted in Software on 17th Jun, 2016 03:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Google announced that it is expanding its largest non-U.S. engineering center as part of a growing bet on machine learning.
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+46

Apple WWDC 2016: iPhone maker announces iOS 10, Siri for Mac and new iMessage

Posted in Software on 14th Jun, 2016 07:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has revealed plans including a more intelligent Siri and Messages app, quicker Apple Watch and easier to use laptops.
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+32

Tutors become part of the app culture

Posted in Software on 14th Jun, 2016 07:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Tutoring is one the world's oldest professions, but even a vocation so entrenched cannot escape the rising "Uberisation" of daily life.
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+45

Google's Neven predicts in 10 years there will only be quantum machine learning and no machine learning on classical computers

Posted in Software on 11th Jun, 2016 09:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Google believes that quantum supremacy will advance its research in AI.
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+23

Deep neural networks to help identify, formulate advanced antiaging supplements

Posted in Software on 9th Jun, 2016 11:29 AM
by AlexMuller
A collaboration to identify novel biomarkers of human aging through the use of big-data analytics and AI.
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+43

Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers

Posted in Software on 9th Jun, 2016 11:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple will for the first time lower its App Store commission on one condition: if an app can retain a subscriber for over a year, the revenue split will be 85/15.
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