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How to turn AI failure into AI success

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 enterprise is rushing headfirst into AI-driven analytics and processes. However, based on the success rate so far, it appears there will be a steep learning curve before […]

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‘Tis the season for cyberattacks: 3 tips for protecting your business

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 Johanna Baum, CEO, and Founder of S3 Cyberattacks, or the threat of an attack, might be top of mind during the festive season […]

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StreamElements reveals 2021 Creator Diversity Program recipients

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.  StreamElements announced today the names of the twenty streamers it has selected for its 2021 Creator Diversity Program (CDP). These streamers will […]

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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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Halo boss says tech companies must own their ethical responsibilities

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.  The social implications of AR, VR, and online communities are important to consider. In a roundtable conservation as part of Microsoft’s Alumni […]

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Report: Only 21% of remote workers say they are aware of cyberthreats

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 According to a new report by Unisys, 61% of hybrid and remote workers feel primarily responsible for maintaining their digital security, yet only 21% are aware of sophisticated […]

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Niko Partners cuts forecast for China’s game market

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.  Niko Partners has cut its forecast for China’s video game market for the first time in 20 years due to a weakening […]

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Jensen Huang gets chip industry’s highest honor 38 years after founding Nvidia

About 38 years after he started Nvidia, CEO Jensen Huang received the chip industry’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. Huang received the honor from his peers at the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) annual awards dinner tonight. The award is named after Intel cofounder Robert Noyce, who is credited with numerous pioneering achievements at […]

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OpenAI makes GPT-3 generally available through its API

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 OpenAI today removed the waitlist for GPT-3, its large language model that can automatically write emails and articles, compose poetry, create code across a dozen programming languages, and more. […]

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Nexar, which sells analytics services on top of dash cam footage, raises $53M

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.  Nexar, a startup developing an analytics service on top of car dash cam footage, today announced that it raised $53 million in […]

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SustainLife launches beta sustainability-as-a-service software to measure climate impact

Just days after the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, wrapped up, SaaS startup, SustainLife announced  $7 million in pre-seed funding and a mission to seamlessly assist companies to connect the dots on how to play their part in mitigating climate change. SustainLife today launched its free public beta SaaS, targeted broadly to organizations seeking […]

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Activision Blizzard hit with more allegations, some implicating its CEO

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.  The Wall Street Journal today released a new report with further allegations against Activision Blizzard. The story has several new allegations of […]

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Report: 91% of attacks on tech platforms now come from bots

According to a report from Arkose Labs, recent data predicts a 60% increase in online fraud across all industries. Arkose Labs released new data on the latest fraud trends, revealing increasingly frequent threats during the holidays, rising attacks by bots, and a resurgence in attacks on travel companies. As shoppers fill their online carts, account […]

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AI tech drives transformation of F1 racing

This post was written by Will Owen, BD Associate, at Valkyrie. A short history of data in F1 Until the 1980s, cars were all mechanical. Computers were too large and slow to be useful on race cars, so the driver was the only source of “data” for the racing engineer. As amazing as drivers are […]

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Report: 91% of all bait attacks conducted over Gmail

According to a report from Barracuda, 35% of organizations were targeted and had an average of three employee email accounts impacted by bait attacks; also, 91% of all bait attacks were conducted over Gmail. Bait attacks (also known as reconnaissance attacks) are a class of threats utilized by malicious actors looking to gather information from […]

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Seeing into our future with Nvidia’s Earth-2

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  This article was contributed by Jensen Huang, Founder and CEO, NVIDIA The earth is warming. The past seven years are on track to be the seven warmest on record. The emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities […]

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United Nations shows off NFT art highlighting climate crisis

The United Nations showed off the winners of its nonfungible token (NFT) climate initiative called DigitalArt4 Climate. The UN-led NFT Climate Initiative showed off the results of its art climate initiative at United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland. The UN-Habitat group partnered with Unique Network, IAAI GLOCHA, and Exquisite Workers […]

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Nvidia creates digital twin of Earth to battle climate change

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang boasted of many world-changing technologies in his keynote at Tuesday’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC), but he chose to close on a promise to help save the world. “We will build a digital twin […]

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Nvidia says its GPU chip is a giant leap forward for computing

Just how valuable has the GPU been to computing? Paresh Kharya, the senior director of product management and marketing at Nvidia, likes to say that the company’s chips are already driving a “million-fold leap” forward for the industry. The company offered its “big picture” analysis as part of its publicity built around the GTC conference […]

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MIT study finds humans struggle when partnered with RL agents

Artificial intelligence has proven that complicated board and video games are no longer the exclusive domain of the human mind. From chess to Go to StarCraft, AI systems that use reinforcement learning algorithms have outperformed human world champions in recent years. But despite the high individual performance of RL agents, they can become frustrating teammates […]

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Annapurna gaming head Nathan Gary announced as its president

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Annapurna today announced Nathan Gary, co-founder of Annapurna Interactive, would become the company’s president. Gary will oversee all of the company’s film, TV, game, and theater divisions. Gary will also join Annapurna’s board with founder and CEO […]

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Samsung invests in DigiLens XR glasses firm at valuation over $500M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  DigiLens has raised funding from Samsung Electronics in a round that values the augmented reality smart glasses makers at more than $500 million. Sunnyvale, California-based DigiLens did not say the exact amount it raised for the development […]

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Fraud prevention platform FingerprintJS lands $32M to launch premium services

Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. FingerprintJS, a Chicago, Illinois-based company developing a fingerprinting service for the web, today announced that it raised $32 million in series B funding led by Craft Ventures with participation from Nexus Venture Partners and Uncorrelated Ventures. Cofounder and CEO Dan Pinto says that the new capital will be […]

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Everlaw, a cloud-based ediscovery platform for legal teams, raises $202M

Everlaw, a cloud-native legal technology platform specializing in electronic discovery (ediscovery), has raised $202 million in a series D round of funding from a slew of high-profile investors including Alphabet’s Capital G. The Oakland, California-based company is now valued at more than $2 billion. Founded in 2010, Everlaw helps law firms, corporations, and government agencies […]

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GPT-3 comes to the enterprise with Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI Service

During its Ignite conference this week, Microsoft unveiled the Azure OpenAI Service, a new offering designed to give enterprises access to OpenAI’s GPT-3 language model and its derivatives along with security, compliance, governance, and other business-focused features. Initially invite-only as a part of Azure Cognitive Services, the service will allow access to OpenAI’s API through […]

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Microsoft brings enterprise security to nonprofits and SMBs

As part of a “security for all” push featured at this week’s Ignite conference, Microsoft says it is bringing enterprise security to small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and nonprofits, boosting cloud security programs, and expanding intrusion prevention and detection tech to cover Amazon Web Services. “We need to have security for all, security that protects […]

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Welcome to DataDecisionMakers

What is VB’s new DataDecisionMakers section all about? DataDecisionMakers is the community side of VentureBeat. It’s where experts, including the technical people doing data work (data scientists and data engineers, for example), can share their experiences and innovation. We created DataDecisionMakers so that decision-makers with a variety of backgrounds and skillsets will have a place to […]

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Does Halo Infinite’s campaign look like fun? | GamesBeat Decides 220

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  GamesBeat Decides is going to rebrand itself as Facebook now that the name is available again. This means we will also be tracking you around the internet as you look up pictures of Master Chief with that […]

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Meal-prep service Gobble is serving curated courses with a side of AI

The booming meal kit segment of the food industry — the global market is estimated to hit $11.6 billion by 2022 — is leading to a crowded landscape. Gobble, a meal-prep service founded in 2010, distinguishes itself by focusing on delivering family-friendly meals that can be cooked in just 15 minutes. Gobble applies its Sprout […]

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Microsoft acquires AI-powered moderation platform Two Hat

Microsoft today announced that it acquired Two Hat, an AI-powered content moderation platform, for an undisclosed amount. According to Xbox product services CVP Dave McCarthy, the purchase will combine the technology, research capabilities, teams, and cloud infrastructure of both companies to serve Two Hat’s existing and new customers and “multiple product and service experiences: at […]

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Report: 79% of IT teams have seen increase in endpoint security breaches

According to a new report by HP Wolf Security, 79% of IT teams have seen an increase in rebuild rates, indicating that hackers are becoming more successful at breaching the endpoint and compromising organizations’ devices and data. This sudden increase in rebuild rates is particularly affecting enterprises with 1,000 employees or more — organizations of […]

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