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Don’t forget about AI-related risks when investing in its potential benefits

by Alan Rodger, Ovum 15 August 2019 Across the broad spectrum of AI usage (see Ovum graphic below), its...

UVeye revs up funding from Volvo, Toyota

Israeli start-up, focusing on AI-based solutions for automatic external inspection of vehicles, raises $31M.

IQ Capital fuels VC boom in AI start-ups

UK-based VC firm raises $300 million in fresh funds to both seed AI start-ups and provide later-stage capital.

Only 38% of VCs currently use data, AI to evaluate investment...

SEATTLE - Global venture capital (VC) investors are critically under-utilizing data and AI to inform their investment decisions, a new study by PitchBook has...

Macron: Time to make France an AI powerhouse

PARIS, FRANCE - Today, at the presentation of a report on France's AI capabilities, French President Emmanuel Macron announced his government will invest €1.5billion...

Investment Will Supercharge UK AI Capability

Thanks to its proximity to Europe, as well as its strong tech and research hubs in Cambridge and London, the UK is set to...

China’s Largest E-Commerce Company, Alibaba, Plans To Invest $15B In AI

In a move that highlights their plans to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics, and cloud tech, Alibaba revealed today that it plans to...

Microsoft Launches $3.5M Competition For AI Startups

In partnership with Madrona Venture Group, Notion Capital, and Vertex Ventures Israel, Microsoft Ventures have announced a new competition offering innovative AI startups the...

Capital markets ripe for disruption by AI

Founded in 1784, BNY Mellon is one of the longest-standing financial institutions in the world, enduring and innovating through every economic event and market...

Cognitive Automation Transforming Digital Operations Landscape

Vinay Mummigatti is a Technology Executive at Bank of America and heads the Enterprise “BPM & Intelligent Automation” COE. In his current role, Vinay...

Stanford U: “We Are Experiencing An AI Revolution”

Steve Eglash is Executive Director of Strategic Research Initiatives in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University.  Steve develops and manages research programs in...

CrowdFlower Raises $20M to Accelerate Enterprise AI Adoption

CrowdFlower, an essential human-in-the-loop AI platform for data science and machine learning teams, yesterday announced its recent $20M venture funding. The investment round was...

AI Could Transform The Lives Of 800 Million People Worldwide

by Robert Opp Whether we notice it or not, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has fundamentally changed our world.  Our lives are more convenient than ever before...

UK Government to Invest £17 Million to Boost AI Development

As well as carrying out a major AI review to identify how they can best help the advancement of exciting new technologies in Britain,...

Fraud Detection and the Role of Machine Learning

AI Business has seen wide interest in and uptake of AI in the finance industry, with all sectors, including banking, insurance and private equity, experimenting...

Intel Acquires Deep Learning Startup Nervana Systems for Reported $350 million

Intel announced yesterday that it is acquiring deep learning startup Nervana Systems in a move that looks to bolster the role of AI solutions within the...

Intel Among Investors in Cognitive Computing Startup

The scaling of machine intelligence technology in the enterprise continues apace with another successful venture funding round reported by a cognitive computing startup. CognitiveScale of...

China to Grow AI Market to US $15 Billion

In light of a slowing economy, China wishes to reorient its focus from cheap manufacturing to high technology, with an expansion of its artificial...

Artificial Intelligence deals in New York set to surpass 2015 totals

Google, Amazon, Apple, IBM, Yahoo, Facebook, Intel, and Salesforce are all hustling to either invest in new artificial intelligence technology or acquire it outright...

Exclusive Interview – Intelligent Venture Capital is looking toward AI and...

With the growing number of large scale acquisitions by some notable tech giants of late in the field of AI and Machine Learning, Venture...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen launches $500 million venture to build an...

Paul Allen has been waiting for the emergence of intelligent machines for a very long time. As a young boy, Allen spent much of...

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