artificial intelligence

Tractable raises $25 million for computer vision that accelerates insurance claims

Tractable raises $25 million for computer vision that accelerates insurance claims

Tractable has raised $25 million to expand the reach of its AI- and computer vision-based platform that automates insurance claims processing.
Researchers apply developmental psychology to AI model that predicts object relationships

Researchers apply developmental psychology to AI model that predicts object relationships

In a new paper, researchers describe a data set and a model inspired by developmental psychology that can predict object relationships.

Grab your ticket: Only one week to TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020

It’s T-minus one week to the big day, March 3, when more than 1,000 startuppers will convene in Berkeley, Calif. for TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020. We’re talking a hefty cross-section representing

Facial recognition startup Clearview AI says its full client list was stolen

You might expect a high-profile (and controversial) facial recognition startup like Clearview AI would have its data locked down, but it turns out it's just as vulnerable as almost any other company
How Self-Driving Car Makers Measure Their Own Progress

How Self-Driving Car Makers Measure Their Own Progress

New reports track how often humans need to take control of autonomous vehicles being tested. That's a lousy way to assess the nascent industry.
California DMV releases autonomous vehicle disengagement reports for 2019

California DMV releases autonomous vehicle disengagement reports for 2019

A host of companies testing autonomous vehicles in California reported the total miles their cars drove on public state roads, as required by law.
Clearview AI’s law enforcement client data stolen in massive breach

Clearview AI’s law enforcement client data stolen in massive breach

“Security is Clearview’s top priority.” Tor Eklund, attorney for Clearview AI. Clearview AI, the dubious startup that’s cozied up to the US law enforcement community with its facial recognition
Cartesiam helps developers bring AI to microcontrollers

Cartesiam helps developers bring AI to microcontrollers

Cartesiam, a startup that aims to bring machine learning to edge devices powered by microcontrollers, has launched a new tool for developers who want an easier way to build services for these devices.

Google updates Open Images to help improve app interface design

Google updated its training data set for computer vision -- Open Images -- with a new form of multimodal annotations called localized narratives.
Scientists propose new regulatory framework to make AI safer

Scientists propose new regulatory framework to make AI safer

Scientists from Imperial College London have proposed a new regulatory framework for assessing the impact of AI, called the Human Impact Assessment for Technology (HIAT). The researchers believe the
Researchers find way to boost self-supervised AI models’ robustness

Researchers find way to boost self-supervised AI models’ robustness

A team of researchers at Google Brain propose a technique for improving the robustness of self-supervised computer vision models.
Freshworks acquires AnsweriQ

Freshworks acquires AnsweriQ

Customer engagement platform Freshworks today announced that it has acquired AnsweriQ, a startup that provides AI tools for self-service solutions and agent-assisted use cases where the ultimate goal

Where top VCs are investing in medical and surgical robotics

The medical and healthcare categories have been leading robotic innovation for decades. Look no further than Intuitive Surgical, whose da Vinci robot has been performing surgery since it received FDA
AI-penned manga Paidon to be published this week

AI-penned manga Paidon to be published this week

A new manga designed by AI and drawn by a robotic hand will be published in this week’s edition of Japan‘s Morning magazine. The AI developed the characters and plot by studying the works of Osamu
Deep learning advances are boosting computer vision — but there’s still clear limits

Deep learning advances are boosting computer vision — but there’s still clear limits

This article is part of Demystifying AI, a series of posts that (try to) disambiguate the jargon and myths surrounding AI. Since the early days of artificial intelligence, computer scientists have
Tempo’s $1,995 fitness tracker taps AI to improve your workout routine

Tempo’s $1,995 fitness tracker taps AI to improve your workout routine

Tempo is looking to make waves in the home fitness device market with a system that taps AI to improve workouts and offer real-time feedback.
New AI-powered sensor can predict heart failure days before it happens

New AI-powered sensor can predict heart failure days before it happens

Scientists have created a prototype of a new AI-powered wearable that could save lives and dramatically reduce hospitalization rates by predicting heart failure days before it happens. The adhesive
MIT predicts the 10 breakthrough technologies of 2020

MIT predicts the 10 breakthrough technologies of 2020

Have you heard about tiny A.I. or satellite mega-constellations? You will in 2020.
LinkSquares raises $14.5 million to expedite contract management with AI

LinkSquares raises $14.5 million to expedite contract management with AI

LinkSquares, a startup developing an AI-driven platform that facilitates contract management, has raised $14.5 million in venture capital.
Chinese Hospitals Deploy AI to Help Diagnose Covid-19

Chinese Hospitals Deploy AI to Help Diagnose Covid-19

Software that reads CT lung scans had been used primarily to detect cancer. Now it's retooled to look for signs of pneumonia caused by coronavirus.