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DefenseStorm raises $15 million for automated cybersecurity and compliance solutions

DefenseStorm raises $15 million for automated cybersecurity and compliance solutions

Georgia-based cybersecurity and compliance startup DefenseStorm announced that it has raised $15 million in venture capital.
Intel’s Pohoiki Beach is a neuromorphic computer capable of simulating 8 million neurons

Intel’s Pohoiki Beach is a neuromorphic computer capable of simulating 8 million neurons

At DARPA's Electronics Resurgence Initiative 2019 in Michigan, Intel introduced a new neuromorphic computer capable of simulating 8 million neurons.
IBM Watson’s Newly Sold Marketing Tech Division Rebrands as Acoustic

IBM Watson’s Newly Sold Marketing Tech Division Rebrands as Acoustic

The company formerly known as IBM's Watson Marketing has rebranded as a standalone company called Acoustic. The new name, announced today, comprises the 1,000-person division acquired in April by the
British mathematician and codebreaker Alan Turing will feature on the new £50 banknote

British mathematician and codebreaker Alan Turing will feature on the new £50 banknote

His quote, "This is only a foretaste of what is to come, and only the shadow of what is going to be," will also appear on the note.
Why I’m turning my son into a cyborg

Why I’m turning my son into a cyborg

Where do we draw the line between boosting human potential and eroding our humanity?
Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were
AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly

AI warns motorcycle riders before they turn too abruptly

Researchers at ETH Zurich and KU Leuven propose an AI system that warns motorcycle riders when they're about to take a curve too sharply or quickly.
Google’s new ‘data echoing’ technique speeds up AI training

Google’s new ‘data echoing’ technique speeds up AI training

Researchers at Google detail a novel "data echoing" technique that they say might dramatically speed up AI model training.
Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK

The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were

Blackstone is acquiring mobile ad company Vungle

Private equity firm Blackstone just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire mobile advertising company Vungle. The companies aren’t disclosing the financial terms, but as part of the

Paige details first AI pathology tech with clinical-grade accuracy in new research paper

Researchers associated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and medical tech and computational pathology startup Paige have published a new article in the peer-reviewed medical journal Nature

Near raises $100M for an AI that merges online and offline behavior to build consumer profiles

One of the holy grails in the world of advertising and marketing has been finding a way to accurately capture and understand what consumers are doing throughout the day, regardless of whether it’s a
To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat

For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a

Teaching AI to Be Funny: The Robot Uprising Won’t Be a Laughing Matter

"Maybe bad AI will start killing people because it thinks it is funny."
Intel’s Neuromorphic Loihi Processor Scales to 8M Neurons, 64 Cores

Intel’s Neuromorphic Loihi Processor Scales to 8M Neurons, 64 Cores

Intel has announced a much-expanded version of its Loihi processor, with up to 64 cores and 8M neurons in a single system. The post Intel’s Neuromorphic Loihi Processor Scales to 8M Neurons, 64 Cores
The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it

With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care about.

Grammarly's color-coded AI suggestions show what needs fixing

Grammarly revolves around AI-based writing suggestions, but now it's giving you an at-a-glance way to see what needs improving. The service's browser and desktop app editors have been updated with

Flybits nabs $35M to build consumer recommendation engines for the financial sector

Financial service companies like banks have seen some of their business cannibalised over the years with the rise of digital-based alternatives — often in the form of apps — that provide lower fees,
Landr raises $26 million for AI-powered music creation tools

Landr raises $26 million for AI-powered music creation tools

Landr, a Montreal-based startup developing an AI-powered creative platform for musicians, announced that it recently raised $26 million.
Study: Seniors talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper

Study: Seniors talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper

A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Rochester found that older adults talk with AI chatbots more when the conversation is deeper.