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AI Startups Raised $18.5 Billion In 2019, Setting New Funding Record

Posted in Business, Software on 15th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

While overall U.S. venture capital funding dipped in 2019, the artificial intelligence sector bucked this trend by reaching a new annual high for money raised by startups.

Ark Invest’s Big Five Technologies In 2020 Will Be Worth Multiple Trillions Around 2030

Posted in Business on 15th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Ark Invest has 11 Big Ideas for 2020. However, Five Ideas are clearly the biggest. AI and Sequencing will supercharge biotechnology for nearly $10 trillion in impact by 2024.

Google Assistant Passes 500 Million Users, Will Get Longform Reading And Deeper Smart Home Integration In 2020

Posted in Business, Online, Software on 9th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Google Assistant is now used by 500 million monthly active users, and today Google is previewing features on the way in 2020 like a new voice that reads articles and web pages aloud to users with a more natural and humanlike voice.

Apple's Working On A Powerful, Wireless Headset For Both AR, VR

Posted in Business, Games, Hardware, Software on 5th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

The headset, which would straddle the two technologies and tap into Apple's own chips, is slated for 2020. It’s the biggest sign of Apple’s interest in virtual reality.

U.S. Government Limits Exports Of AI Software

Posted in Business, Software on 5th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

The measure covers software that could be used by sensors, drones, and satellites to automate the process of identifying targets, a boon for industry, which feared a much broader crackdown on exports of AI hardware and software.