Tag: artificial intelligence

re:Invent recap: Amazon showcases cloud computing innovation

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Amazon held its 10th re:Invent conference this week. The annual event, held this year in Las Vegas as well as online, reveals new technologies designed to support its […]

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AI-powered ecommerce platform Convious raises $12M

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Convious, the Amsterdam-based company that offers an AI-driven ecommerce platform for the experience economy, today announced it has raised $12 million. Convious says its technology enables dynamic pricing […]

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Smartling lands $160M to help companies translate their content automatically

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  As the pandemic drives businesses online, translation is becoming a key part of the digital transformation equation. One large-scale behavioral study in […]

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Radium looks to speed up AI and ML jobs in cloud datacenters

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Today, Radium, a startup that aims to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to extract more computing power from cloud hardware, announced it was leaving stealth mode and […]

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Big tech wants to compete with banks? Let them deal with AI ethics first

With their competitive advantage in emerging technologies like AI and machine learning, big tech companies have been moving into and disrupting traditional industries, from Airbnb’s impact on the hospitality industry to Uber’s upending of taxi and other mobility services. Now big tech has its sights set on the world of finance with the launch of […]

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Dataiku releases new version of unified AI platform for machine learning

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Dataiku recently released version 10 of its unified AI platform. VentureBeat talked to Dan Darnell, head of product marketing at Dataiku and former VP of product marketing at […]

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Meta launches PyTorch Live to build AI-powered mobile experiences

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  During its PyTorch Developer Day conference, Meta (formerly Facebook) announced PyTorch Live, a set of tools designed to make AI-powered experiences for […]

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DeepMind claims AI has aided new discoveries and insights in mathematics

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more DeepMind, the AI research laboratory funded by Google parent company Alphabet, today published the results of a collaboration between it and mathematicians to apply AI toward discovering new […]

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CyCognito nabs $100M to fight cyberattacks with bots

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more CyCognito, a company developing bot technology to probe potential cyberattack vectors, today announced that it raised $100 million in a funding round led by The Westly Group with […]

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Google’s teaching AI to ‘see’ and ‘hear’ at the same time — here’s why that matters

A team of scientists from Google Research, the Alan Turing Institute, and Cambridge University recently unveiled a new state of the art (SOTA) multimodal transformer for AI. In other words, they’re teaching AI how to ‘hear’ and ‘see’ at the same time. Up front: You’ve probably heard about transformer AI systems such as GPT-3. At […]

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Google and Qualcomm collaborate to accelerate AI development

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Qualcomm today at its Snapdragon Summit 2021 announced a collaboration with Google Cloud to bring the latter’s Neural Architecture Search to Qualcomm platforms. The move is designed to […]

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LinkedIn and Intel tech leaders on the state of AI

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Disclosure: The author is the managing director of Connected Data World. AI is on a roll. Adoption is increasing across the board, and organizations are already seeing tangible […]

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Amazon launches SageMaker Canvas for no-code AI model development

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more During a keynote address today at its re:Invent 2021 conference, Amazon announced SageMaker Canvas, which enables users to create machine learning models without having to write any code. […]

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Amazon announces Graviton3 processors for AI inferencing

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more At its re:Invent 2021 conference today, Amazon announced Graviton3, the next generation of its custom ARM-based chip for AI inferencing applications. Soon to be available in Amazon Web […]

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Who Is Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s New C.E.O.?

SAN FRANCISCO — When Jack Dorsey, then Twitter’s executive chairman, pushed the company to build out its machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities in 2014, he turned to an engineer, Parag Agrawal. When Mr. Dorsey later became Twitter’s chief executive and needed help overhauling the company’s infrastructure, he also tapped Mr. Agrawal. And when Mr. […]

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How Hiya taps AI to kill phone spam

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Have you noticed that you’re getting more calls correctly identified as spam on your phones? Well, Hiya probably has something to do with that. The Seattle, Washington-based startup, […]

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Artificial intelligence that understands object relationships

When humans look at a scene, they see objects and the relationships between them. On top of your desk, there might be a laptop that is sitting to the left of a phone, which is in front of a computer monitor. Many deep learning models struggle to see the world this way because they don’t […]

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AI Weekly: UN recommendations point to need for AI ethics guidelines

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more The U.N.’s Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) this week approved a series of recommendations for AI ethics, which aim to recognize that AI can “be of great […]

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What is explainable AI? Building trust in AI models

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more As AI-powered technologies proliferate in the enterprise, the term “explainable AI” (XAI) has entered mainstream vernacular. XAI is a set of tools, techniques, and frameworks intended to help […]

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AI will soon oversee its own data management

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more AI thrives on data. The more data it can access, and the more accurate and contextual that data is, the better the results will be. The problem is […]

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Accelerate your marketing plan by leveraging AI for content creation

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Ajay Mangilal Jain, Senior Partner of AI & Automation Practice at Wipro Limited Ecommerce has long been growing in popularity with private consumers […]

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The shape of edge AI to come

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more It’s not often the world of semiconductors is turned on its head. It’s clear that a similar transformation is occurring as a superabundance of start-ups takes on the […]

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Nice and Google Cloud team up to improve customer interactions

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Nice CXone, one of the more pleasantly named IT software providers around, is hooking up with Google Cloud, aiming to create more effective customer self-service systems that integrate […]

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The Algorithm That Could Take Us Inside Shakespeare’s Mind

The playwright has always been a contradiction. Despite his palpable presence, he’s fundamentally ungraspable. The historical evidence of his life is negligible: There’s a will that makes him only harder to understand — what kind of man leaves his wife his “second-best bed”? — and a handful of other, equally half-significant, records; we don’t even […]

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Microsoft’s Tutel optimizes mixture of experts model training

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Microsoft this week announced Tutel, a library to support the development of mixture of experts (MoE) models — a particular type […]

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Simpro raises $350M as demand grows for field service automation software

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Field service management, which refers to the management of jobs performed in the field (e.g., telecom equipment repair), faces continued challenges brought […]

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AI-powered voice transcription startup Verbit secures $250M

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Verbit, a startup developing an AI-powered transcription platform, today announced that it secured $250 million, bringing its total capital raised to $550 million. The round — a series […]

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Rescale raises $50M more to meet demand for high-performance compute

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more San Francisco, California-based Rescale, a startup developing compute infrastructure for scientific research simulations, today announce that it raised $105 million in an expanded series C that included Jeff […]

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