artificial intelligence

Intel Gains First Big Corporate Partners for Brain Computing Push

General Electric, Airbus, and others want to help push neuromorphic chip technology forward.

Intel Gains First Big Corporate Partners for Brain Computing Push

General Electric, Airbus, and others want to help push neuromorphic chip technology forward.
Salesforce, Apple partnership begins to come to life

Salesforce, Apple partnership begins to come to life

Last year at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s enormous annual customer conference, Apple and Salesforce announced the beginnings of a partnership where the two organizations would work together to enhance
Write AI code once, run anywhere—it’s not Java, it’s Intel’s oneAPI

Write AI code once, run anywhere—it’s not Java, it’s Intel’s oneAPI

OneAPI unifies code across multiple hardware targets—like Nvidia and Intel GPUs.
Fertility startup Mojo wants to take the trial and error out of IVF

Fertility startup Mojo wants to take the trial and error out of IVF

Fertility tech startup Mojo is coming out of stealth to announce a €1.7 million (~$1.8M) seed round of funding led by Nordic seed fund Inventure. Also participating are Doberman and Privilege Ventures
For Flipkart, data scientists are as critical as software engineers

For Flipkart, data scientists are as critical as software engineers

Blockchain, internet of things, and augmented reality will be key to e-retailing.

The man behind Bezos’ next lunar guidance system talks future tech

Draper, the MIT spin-off engineering lab, is famed for developing the Apollo 11 Guidance Computer (not Draper Esprit, I hasten to add). Ken Gabriel, President and CEO, also recently made a major
Why Is Google Slow-Walking Its Breakthroughs in AI?

Why Is Google Slow-Walking Its Breakthroughs in AI?

The company’s new facial-recognition service comes with limitations to prevent abuse, which sometimes lets competitors take the lead.

Cortana app will stop working on phones in some countries (updated)

Microsoft's changing Cortana strategy is about to have consequences for some phone users. The company has revealed that the Cortana app will stop working after January 31st, 2020 for people in

How Goldman Sachs Can Regain User Trust After Apple Card Discrimination

The incident should serve as a warning to invest more in anti-bias tools.

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding

Silicon is apparently the new gold these days, or so VCs hope. What was once a no-go zone for venture investors, who feared the long development lead times and high technical risk required for new
AI Weekly: How power and transformative tech reshape our world

AI Weekly: How power and transformative tech reshape our world

VentureBeat's editorial team is taking a close look at issues and transformative tech reshaping our world, starting with a special issue about AI and power.

Takeaways from Nvidia’s latest quarterly earnings

Nvidia has been on a wild growth ride the past five years. Surfing a wave around AI deep learning and cryptocurrency where its specialized chip architecture is among the highest performing, the
Despite bans, Giphy still hosts self-harm, hate speech and child sex abuse content

Despite bans, Giphy still hosts self-harm, hate speech and child sex abuse content

Image search engine Giphy bills itself as providing a “fun and safe way” to search and create animated GIFs. But despite its ban on illicit content, the site is littered with self-harm and child sex
The Week in Tech: Algorithmic Bias Is Bad. Uncovering It Is Good.

The Week in Tech: Algorithmic Bias Is Bad. Uncovering It Is Good.

We keep stumbling across examples of discrimination in algorithms, but that’s far better than their remaining hidden.

Telepathy Tech Is the Latest Sci-Fi Marvel to Emerge in the Real World

You think pop-up ads are intrusive on Facebook? Just wait for ads to start popping up in your brain.
Elon Musk says Neuralink can ‘solve’ autism with a brain chip. We call BS

Elon Musk says Neuralink can ‘solve’ autism with a brain chip. We call BS

Elon Musk‘s back on the podcast scene and causing mayhem as usual. Instead of smoking cannabis with Joe Rogan – an activity that’s illegal at the federal level, where Musk holds a security clearance –
IBM’s Lambada AI generates training data for text classifiers

IBM’s Lambada AI generates training data for text classifiers

IBM Research's novel Lambada system generates text data on which natural language understanding AI models can be trained with high accuracy.